Posts Tagged ‘Fable Fortune’

Fable Fortune, RPG series’ CCG spinoff launching soon

Fable Fortune

Update, Correction: It does appear that Steam players can play with and against XBox and Windows 10 owners of the game, which is nice.

After seven months in early access to hammer it into ship-shape, RPG-turned-CCG Fable Fortune just about ready for launch. With an official¬†release¬†date of February 22nd, it’ll be rolling out on Microsoft consoles and PC as a free-to-play title, with existing early adopters getting a few perks with their Founders Pack purchase.

Hearthstone probably isn’t shaking in its boots, but this one does at least look to be a reasonably polished looking take on the ‘light’ CCG genre, filling its playfield with chunky cardboard stand-ups after summoning, and buoyed somewhat by the whimsical, fairytale-with-knobs-on aesthetic of the Fable franchise.

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The lessons Of Fable and what we want from a sequel

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According to the rumour-mills, we may be due another Fable in the world of Albion. A Fable 4, if you will. It’s easy to shrug that off as no big deal. Fable is arguably the series most talked about for what it doesn’t do rather than what it pulls off, not helped by the PT Barnum level overpromises of a certain Mr P. Molyneux. Plant an acorn and watch it grow into a tree, anyone? Not in this game…

When you ignore all of that though, and look at Fable as the hack-and-slash RPG that it is rather than the fantasy life simulator it was pitched as, it’s always been a somewhat underrated series with great ideas practically oozing from its pores. Successful? Often not, but if a sequel promises anything, it’s another crack at what could have been great. What does Fable 4 have to draw on? Plenty…

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Fable Fortune clucks into early access

Fable Fortune, the card battler spun off from Lionhead’s chicken-kicking RPG, has entered paid early access. This might be the final Fable game, an odd survivor which was meant to be a small side game but fled to independence after Microsoft closed Lionhead Studios and cancelled Fable Legends. Fable Fortune is a collectible card game in the Magic-y, Hearthstone-ish way, and early reception seems actually pretty positive. Here, this video explains how it works: Read the rest of this entry »

Fable Fortune delayed to later this month

After Microsoft shut down Lionhead, the studio behind Fable and Black & White, in 2016, one little shard lived on. A team had been working on a free-to-play Fable card game, named Fable Fortune [official site], and were surprisingly allowed to continue after the death of Lionhead. Flaming Fowl Studios had planned to launch Fable Fortune into early access tomorrow, Tuesday the 11th, but it has ended up delayed at short notice. If you can’t get enough of silly English accents, keep an ear open on July 25th. Read the rest of this entry »

Fable Card Game Cancels Kickstarter, Finds New Funding

Remember a month ago when Pip told you that Fable Fortune [official site] was a card game from ex-Lionhead developers seeking funding through Kickstarter? Sike! The developers have announced they’ve received “additional funding” that no longer requires them to use crowdsourcing to make their game. Oh lord, you should see your faces right now!

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Fable Fortune: Potential Fable-iverse Card Game

Story updated with Kickstarter details

After I’d finished choosing the exact right Kris Jenner gif for a friend’s Facebook birthday well-wishing I was catching up with the Bank Holiday gaming news. The Fable universe card game’s impending Kickstarter caught my eye.

Okay, so according to the infodump over on IGN, erstwhile studio, Lionhead were working on a free-to-play digital card game called Fable Fortune set in the Fable universe prior to the studio’s closure.

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