1.    29 Oct 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    USA
    Posts : 35
    Windows 10

    Free with W10 - Fable Legends. RPG or WTF?


    So while Fable Legends doesn't come preinstalled with W10, MS is saying that it will be free to W10 users (free PC game only on W10).

    They're also saying it's an RPG like its predecessors. However, every preview I've seen shows something completely different. It's seems to be more of a moba-style competitive game. But a new 1 vs 4 type battle. I guess similar to Sword Coast (which I also don't really understand)? This means that players queue up to play, and the battle commences. Meaning the only RPG elements would be some swort of level progression through a story line. But the game play itself seems to be more of a moba/rts type. And like, LoL, the champions you play with cycle out. So you could only play your champion for 2 weeks before it rotates and becomes available for the next 2 weeks in which you would have to play a different champion.

    When very first heard about a new Fable game, I was looking forward to something like how previous Fables used to be. I have a character, and I go on my RPG adventure exploring an open world, and doing quests. In an open world. Not battling in some kind of closed map arena, winning a competition, and progressing to the next level/closed map.

    Aside from all the gameplay previews I've seen, it's still being advertised as an RPG. So I'm a bit confused. Hopefully somebody can clear things up.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    30 Oct 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 78
    Windows

    I am in the same boat as you. I am hoping that cartoon crap they created is only for like an online portion or something and offline, it's normal fable, but I have my doubts...everyone seems to think people like these "free" games, but they are garbage, microtransactions and advertisements...those "free" games need to stick to the mobile world and stop trying to populate the computer world.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    20 Nov 2015 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    USA
    Posts : 35
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I talked to many people. It's not a real open world RPG. Nor is it like Diablo. It's much more in line with a MOBA vs RTS type game such as Sword Coast Legends. It's basically a competitive game. Similar to many MOBAs, you get a character that you can use to fight with. It only lasts until it rotates out. Unless you pay for it.

    Basically it's sort of a co-op and competition. One person controls the villain. And multiple players control the heroes that fight the villain. There's level progression and RPG story elements. But the answer to the original question is no. It's not a real open-world RPG.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    21 Nov 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 78
    Windows

    Ugh they are going to ruin Fable...unless this is just to tie us over until Fable 4 comes out...nevertheless, I'd rather they make Fable 1,2,3 backwards compatible in the meantime.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    22 Nov 2015 #5
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Cheshire, UK
    Posts : 451
    Windows 10 Home 64bit

    Quote Originally Posted by TheZeeMan View Post
    Ugh they are going to ruin Fable...unless this is just to tie us over until Fable 4 comes out...nevertheless, I'd rather they make Fable 1,2,3 backwards compatible in the meantime.
    Would you expect anything less from Peter Molyneux?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Issues with league of legends on win10
The players is sliding throughout how can this be solved. It was not doing this on win7
Gaming
Solved BSOD when playing League of Legends or browsing
Hi, I upgraded from 7 to 10 and began getting crashes when playing LoL and Fallout 3 and occasionally when sitting at the desktop. I tried making a clean install and have subsequently had a few crashes. 1. After trying to install the...
BSOD Crashes and Debugging
BSOD playing League of Legends, error 0x0000001E
Hello, and I would like to thank whoever looks at this. I was in the middle of playing League of Legends, and my PC crashed, with KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED. I am uploading the Zip file with this. All help is appreciated29033 Sorry about the...
BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Windows 10 - League of Legends no longer works with new patch
With the release of patch 5.5, you can no longer be in a game for more than 3 seconds. After about that time, every time, it says there is an error, and will close the game. You will then be asked to reconnect and the cycle continues....
Gaming
Free leak- free peek- free fun for all
Now I'd like to haggle price! I haven't seen a word yet on pricing for Win10 except it's free for owners of Win7 or Win8 and you make the change within one year of the final release date. Now for the fine print.............. I own two copies of...
General Support
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:33.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums