Fable: The Lost Chapters (Windows)

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Description

Fable: The Lost Chapters is a version of Lionhead's Xbox-exclusive Fable, featuring enhancements to storyline and gameplay.

The game expands the main plot of the original release, continuing it beyond the final confrontation as well as adding nine new areas and sixteen quests. A few characters from the earlier version participate in the storyline more actively and have their own quests. Additional content includes new buildings, monsters, weapons, spells, items, and armor. The protagonist also has more expressions and ways of communicating with people at his disposal. In the computer versions players have the ability to create their own tattoo designs and import them into the game.

Screenshots

Fable: The Lost Chapters Windows Angry video game hero
Fable: The Lost Chapters Windows Why am I standing on an empty street of a snowy village, old and naked, holding a lightning-enhanced frying pan? Because I can!!..
Fable: The Lost Chapters Windows Interaction with people in this game is amusing, but very shallow. You can't talk, so you laugh. People seem to like that
Fable: The Lost Chapters Windows A spooky graveyard...

Alternate Titles

  • "神鬼寓言:失落的章节" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Shen'gui Yuyan: Shiluo de Zhangjie" -- Chinese title
  • "Fable: Zapomniane Opowieści" -- Polish title
  • "Fable: TLC" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

Good, but not great action-heavy action-RPG Marty Bonus (41) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars
[v2.0] No, it's not a Fable. It's a Legend. Indra is stressed (20020) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Short, but sweet. Rambutaan (428) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars
Not really a RPG to begin with Mattias Kreku (421) 2.71 Stars2.71 Stars2.71 Stars2.71 Stars2.71 Stars
Lost Chapters can stay lost as far as I'm concerned Jeanne (75483) 1.14 Stars1.14 Stars1.14 Stars1.14 Stars1.14 Stars

Critic Reviews

UOL Jogos Sep 29, 2005 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Game Chronicles Oct 04, 2005 8.9 out of 10 89
Gamesmania.de Sep 30, 2005 87 out of 100 87
ComputerGames.ro Oct 04, 2005 86 out of 100 86
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Oct 02, 2005 86 out of 100 86
Sliced Gaming (GameBiz) Sep 16, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
GameDaily Sep 16, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2005 78 out of 100 78
Gamekult Sep 27, 2005 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

References

In the Lychfield graveyard, there is a tombstone that reads: "Yaggath Sonnog-Sleeper in the Dark, wake and rise." This is a reference to H.P. Lovecraft's Great Old Ones of the Cthulhu mythos. Yog-Sothoth, is the most powerful and most mysterious of the elder gods. This is little surprise as Lionhead is based in the UK. Where Lovecraft has a huge following.

Title translation

A verbatim translation of the Chinese title is:

shen = god
gui = devil
yuyan = fable
shiluo de = lost
zhang = chapter
jie = segment

It's interesting to note that the title broaches the game's main issue, it being a "Fable of a God or a Demon" according to players' decisions.

Information also contributed by Little Yoda and MasterMegid

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Jeanne (75483) added Fable: The Lost Chapters (Windows) on Sep 20, 2005
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