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Fable is a classical puzzle-solving graphic adventure with hand-drawn backgrounds. The hero Quickthorpe is a young man who must leave his home village and travel through four fantasy worlds, each dedicated to a particular element. The goal of the journey is to find four mystic gemstones in order to learn about the secrets of an extinct race known as Mecubarz, and help his people with this knowledge. Interaction with the environment is done by clicking on an object and selecting available actions. Puzzles are for the most part inventory-based. Wrong choices may lead to the hero's death and a premature end of the game.


Fable DOS Library
Fable DOS Game start at The Village of Balkhane
Fable DOS Main Menu
Fable DOS Thieves

Alternate Titles

  • "פייבל" -- Hebrew spelling

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Undeveloped game Windows Ingsoc (719)

Critic Reviews

Coming Soon Magazine Windows May, 1997 90 out of 100 90
PC Games (Germany) DOS Sep, 1996 79 out of 100 79
Just Adventure Windows 1997 B 75
Adventure's Planet DOS Jan 26, 2006 68 out of 100 68
Gamezilla Windows Aug 17, 2000 65 out of 100 65
Gamezilla DOS 1996 65 out of 100 65
Reset Windows Jun, 1997 6 out of 10 60
Quandary DOS Jan, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
PC Xtreme DOS Nov, 1996 46 out of 100 46
Just Adventure Windows 1997 C- 42


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Ending (Spoiler!)

The original ending to this game was that the story was the delusions of a lunatic in an asylum. The original release of the game had this ending. A new version was later released that featured a more satisfying ending.


The box looked like an old book.

Information also contributed by Adam Baratz

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