Microsoft Fable: The Lost Chapters - A8B-00027

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Classic Fable for PC

by malchick6655321 on 10/27/2010

This game installed on my vista 32-bit with no problems. Windows 7 should not be a problem although I can't be certain. If you hate playing pc games with the keyboard and mouse like I do, I recommend getting a good gamepad (like Xbox 360 for pc) and downloading some keyboard and mouse emulation software. Unfortunately Fable, even though it's a microsoft endorsed game like GTA4 does not, unlike GTA4, have direct support for the Xbox controller. That's probably because this Fable edition came out when XP was still the platform forerunner and Xbox 360 was not around yet. This game is a vivid and fantastic cross between a unique completely non-japanese style RPG (the makers, Lionhead, is a British studio) and a 'sword and sorcery' combat arcade style game in third-person. If you have no contoller issues playing the game, it's quite smooth and fun to get into all the different interactions, leveling-up, treasue-hunting, questing, and combat. Also you will find a lot of unique features (like aging, fishing, unlockable animations, house buying, wife-marrying, and hero-worship) in this game that you will hardly see anywhere else, if at all. The world detail is colorful and beautifully rendered with my Nvidia GeForce 7900 GS card. If you're looking for something more dark and realistic looking like Morrowind or Oblivion, Fable might seem a bit cartoony to you, but that's just part of the overall style of the game and is still very well done. My only minor gripe is that the world ocean/sky extremes are quite bland, though you'll rarely notice it unless you're at the game world edge looking out to sea. Dialogue is generally not the best though the voice-acting helps alot. And the bosses are not hard to defeat once you understand how to make best use of skills and controls. But since you can make different types of characters and play them good, evil, or in between, the game has an excellent replay value and should be a proud edition to any RPG gamer's collection. Read More

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Based on the best-selling award-winning Xbox title Fable, Fable: The Lost Chapters is now fully optimized for the Windows platform. In this ground breaking role-playing adventure game from Lionhead Studios, your every action determines your characters skills, appearance and morality. Your characters life story is created from childhood through to adulthood and on to old age.

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Manufacturer Microsoft
Mfg Part# A8B-00027
SKU 201674361
UPC 882224042819
UPC 14 00882224042819
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Product Type Software / Software
ESRB Rating M (Mature 17+) / M (Mature 17+)
Release Date 2005-09-20 / 2005-09-20
Software Main Type Game / Game
Brand Name Microsoft / Microsoft
Features Expanded contentGreater customizationNew questsEnhanced graphics / Expanded contentGreater customizationNew questsEnhanced graphics
Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation / Microsoft Corporation
Product Name Fable: The Lost Chapters / Fable: The Lost Chapters
Software Name Fable: The Lost Chapters / Fable: The Lost Chapters
Software Sub Type Role Playing Game / Role Playing Game
Distribution Media/Method CD-ROM / CD-ROM
Manufacturer Part Number A8B-00027 / A8B-00027
Platform Supported PC / PC
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Product Type Software
Distribution Media/Method CD-ROM
Manufacturer Part Number A8B-00027
Manufacturer Website Address www.microsoft.com
Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
Product Name Fable: The Lost Chapters
Brand Name Microsoft
License Pricing Standard
License Type Complete Product
License Quantity 1 User
System Requirements Processor:1.4 GHz or higher Operating System: Windows XP Hard Disk: 3 GB Memory: 256 MB 64 MB shader capable video card Optical Drive: 32x or faster drive Other: Sound card, speakers or headphones Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device
Platform Support PC
Features Expanded content Greater customization New quests Enhanced graphics
Software Name Fable: The Lost Chapters
Software Sub Type Role Playing Game
Upgrade Information Not Applicable
Software Main Type Game
ESRB Rating M (Mature 17+)
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ESRB Rating M (Mature)

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