Fable (Windows)

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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.


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Alternate Titles

  • "פייבל" -- Hebrew spelling

User Reviews

Undeveloped game Ingsoc (1218) 2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars

Critic Reviews

Coming Soon Magazine May, 1997 90 out of 100 90
Just Adventure 1997 B 75
Gameplay (Benelux) Feb, 1997 74 out of 100 74
PC Player (Denmark) 1996 70 out of 100 70
Gamezilla Aug 17, 2000 65 out of 100 65
Reset Jun, 1997 6 out of 10 60
PC Joker Dec, 1996 52 out of 100 52
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 24, 1997 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
GameSpot Feb 27, 1997 4.6 out of 10 46
Just Adventure 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.

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Istari (333) added Fable (Windows) on Jul 04, 2000
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