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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 Blueberries
Fable DOS The flying ship can also sail. Just like the captain said: she's seaworthy, airworthy...
Fable DOS You don't really have to get to this room. But no way I'd give it up! It's a really beautiful room.
Fable DOS The final section - inside hell. Too bad this section doesn't have an overhead map like all the previous ones...

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Alternate Titles

  • "פייבל" -- Hebrew spelling

User Reviews

Undeveloped game Windows Ingsoc (1369)

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) DOS Sep, 1996 79 out of 100 79
PC Action (Germany) DOS Sep, 1996 77 out of 100 77
PC Player (Denmark) Windows 1996 70 out of 100 70
Power Play DOS Oct, 1996 68 out of 100 68
Gamezilla DOS 1996 65 out of 100 65
Gamezilla Windows Aug 17, 2000 65 out of 100 65
Reset Windows Jun, 1997 6 out of 10 60
PC Joker DOS Dec, 1996 52 out of 100 52
Just Adventure Windows 1997 C- 42
CD-Action Windows Apr, 1997 Unscored Unscored


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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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