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Fable 3 Villager

Upon my return to Bowerstone Market, I found my villager that I created online!

I chatted, danced, played “pat-a-cake”, hugged, kissed, and then proposed marriage to my villager! Oh fun!

After which I had to find a suitable house to live in and decide what type of wedding. I bought a house in Brighwall Village. Each city had their own type of wedding ceremony. In Brightwall, the best wedding you can have is an “Academy Wedding”. Hmm… I would rather something outside!

The most expensive wedding is a “Canal Wedding” in Bowerstone Industrial. It’s a rather dire city, so I’d rather not get married there. I found a “Lake Wedding” in Millfields. Perhaps I shall marry my villager there! It will be a gorgeous, luxury ceremony in the gazebo that stands on Bower Lake. Sounds divine! 😉

This is my first marriage in the game. I’m pretty sure that you can be married to multiple people at the same time. I am wondering… Who in their right mind would want to do that!? An upkeep and maintenance fee for all those lonely house wives/husbands (depending on who you marry of course)! 😉 Nah, one is plenty for me thanks!

The ceremonial music was lovely! Wait… what! It’s over! That’s it! $5000 and I get a 10 second marriage. Yea, I guess it’s pretty close to reality eh!

Uhh my wife wants to have sex now! She wants to procreate. I would like to know how she is going to do what with my female character!

…back to my game! I am really enjoying Fable 3. It’s a fantastic game!

My Villager is Midnite Faery… WOO Fable3 FTW =)

About a week ago I created a post called “Who is Your Villager“. This explains how Fable3 implemented a feature that you can create a villager on line and it will be imported into your game. All you have to do is pre-order the game from one of the selected companies and put in your code. You can make as many villagers as you want… but only one will go into your game.

The following is the process I went through to create my character!

First Step: Pick your character’s gender (Female)

Second Step: Name your character (Midnite Faery)

Third Step: Where was she born? (Bowerstone Market)

Forth Step:

Question: There is a man dancing in the street, trying to raise money from passers by, Midnite Faery says:

a) You dance beautifully. Wonder how you’ll do with one broken kneecap?

b) Nice moves, but do you mind? I’m working this side of the street.

c) Bravo! Please, take this necklace as a token of my esteem.

d) You really know how to move that body. What do you say you move it back to my place?

… well with responses like that, how I could I resist picking “D” I love witty remarks!

Question: Midnite Faery is in the library, perusing the fine range of literature. What does she select?

a) The Adventures of Burt the Beggar and his Magical Bunion.

b) Big Romance: The Many Armed Beast of Passion.

c) Silver Fist: The Art of Balverine Pugilism

d) Man vs. Cockerel: Dealing with Poultry-based Anxiety

Hmm… tough one. I guess “A”, perhaps because this one follows along with the first question 😉

Question: Midnite Faery decides it’s time to refurnish her house. She tells the decorator:

a) I’d like the conservatory to employ the same hues as the grand salon.

b) These chairs seem sturdy enough, but how do you restrain the occupant? Have you any with ring-bolts?

c) I liked the style of my old bed, but there was only room for four people

d) All this carpeting will have to come up; this is where I’ll keep the strays until I’ve found them homes.

I like the answer “C”. It’s fun and witty! 🙂

Question: Midnite Faery is moving house. She tells the postmaster to forward her mail to:

a) The ditch behind the fish stall. You know, they throw out plenty of perfectly good bits!

b) My secure bunker, located sixty feet beneath… actually. I’d rather not tell you where it is.

c) Duckworth Manor. This document contains the names of all the servants authorized to receive packages on my behalf.

d) The Lonesome Hills Monastery. Though I don’t expect much post.


I would like my lovely little villager to have loads of money and servants, so “C” sounds perfect!

Final Question: If a friend were looking for a new hobby, Midnite might recommend:

a) Buying Houses and evicting tenants. It’s not just good business, it’s good fun.

b) Charity Pie making. Everyone likes pie, especially those with nothing else to eat.

c) Prostitution. Business, pleasure… why separate the two?

d) Defenestration. But you have to be decisive, or you might miss your window.


Since “A” made me giggle… I choose “A”

And it is DONE:

Midnite Faery is:

-Quick with a coy remark or coquettish wink, she likes nothing better than a good bit of saucy banter.

-Midnite Faery uses her carefully amassed fortune for clearly defined and meticulously planned goals, many of which relate to further increasing said fortune.

-It is easy to get on the bad side of Midnite Faery, which is very bad indeed, even as bad sides go. It’s really best to avoid her altogether.

-Midnite Faery prefers the company of the opposite sex. (well… duh! :P)

The Midnite Faery as a Villager

Hopefully you get the opportunity to go online and create your villager!!

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Fable 2 Review



I’m sure anyone who has heard that Fable 3 is coming out can’t wait! I was inspired to write a new blog post about Fable 2 because I’m super excited about Fable 3 and I wanted to share my opinion regarding Fable 2! 🙂

Sure there were a couple features in Fable 2 which made it less than great, BUT there were so many things that made it a fantastic game to play.

I was talking to my local starbucks guy this morning (whom is a wicked drummer IRL). He plays on the regular xbox. I should lend him the first Fable. It was superior to Fable 2 but the newer games are often the preferred ones. He asked if it’s like Zelda. Hmm… is it? I suppose there is a similar sequence to the events that occur and its first person.

You are on a mission to save your sister (who could be seen as Zelda). You have weapons and you kill things (without too much gore). There are side missions and a number of “must-kill” bad guys to progress to the next level. Similar to the beating end of level guys to get pieces of the puzzle in Zelda. It is a mission. Your character is going through all this to save their sister.

When choosing your character to play, you can be a boy or a girl! I know a lot of boys generally pick a girl character because they are “prettier” to look at. With this game, you want the character to represent you (or what you’d like them to) because they change their physical features based on the choices you make. The decisions you make at the very beginning have an effect too because you start earning “good” or “evil”. Yes…childhood choices have consequences. Nothing like real life eh.

I played through as good, making sure to make all the “right” decisions. Sometimes I felt left out of fun though 😦 Being “evil” meant that you could smash stuff and get points, you could kill anything, and bribe people into doing whatever you wanted. I have considered going through with an “evil” character, but it is an RPG, and like any RPG it takes time to invest in the character and missions. I haven’t been bored of my other games enough to give up my time to play them. Maybe with Fable 3 I will go through as evil first!

A fantastic feature of the Fable games is the magic. You can do a bunch of different spells (depending on what you use your orbs to upgrade). I loved fire. Fire kills most things! There are five tiers to upgrade. This is similar to Dragon’s age where the upgraded spells are more fantastic and stronger! Magic is called Will power. Just as your character changes based on your choices, if you choose to use magic then your character will grow blue or red veins. Blue veins if you’re good and red veins if you’re evil. They become pretty disgusting to look at. I actually did a run through with a girl character with no magic because I wanted her to look “perfect”. She had the super glowing halo and was very strong! That said, if you are playing as an “evil” character then the veins will add a cool element to the scariness and yuckiness of your character. The more magic you use, the more veins you get.

A new addition, not seen in the original Fable, was your pet mutt… I mean dog. You get a dog that follows you around sniffing the ground to find treasure and attempting to help you in battle. Make sure you upgrade him/her as much as possible otherwise you will end up with a whimpering little beast following you around because they get hurt easily. I clearly didn’t like the idea of the dog feature, but towards the end of the game, I couldn’t part with the little bugger- which I named Bob.

Beside the main story line, which I thought was pretty interesting and fun to play. There are plenty of side missions to keep you busy. You can work to make money. You can buy and sell things. You can get married, have children, and then if you’re really twisted you can kill off your wives (or husbands)! But remember to be safe and pick up some protection to avoid nasty STD’s.

There are dreaded little gargoyles to find around the world. They taunt you. Listen while walking around for a weaselly little voice, then find the bugger and shoot it! If you find all 50 then you get an achievement and a pretty cool weapon.

There are odd jobs that you can do for the towns people and that usually ends upwith renown and a monetary gift.

Keep an eye out for shinning silver keys because you can use them to open chests. They are scattered all over the world.

There are also Demon Doors (I think 5 of them) that you can open for a surprise. You have to do things in front of the door to get it to open. You will know what it is if you listen carefully to the riddle.

I’ve never played a game relying completely on the map. Actually, most of the time I forget it’s even there until I am so frustrated that I want to quit. Fable 2 has a lovely glowing gold trail which shows you the direction of your next objective. You can change the brightness of this trail so it’s vivid or very faint.

One of the biggest complaints is the end of a game. How do you end a game like this? (I’m not going to tell you the ending… cause you either already know, or you haven’t played it yet and I don’t want to spoil it). That said, I agree that it should have been more like the original Fable or Dragon’s Age. I am still so frustrated with finishing Dragon’s Age that I have considered playing through it again and making different choices and upgrades. That’s a sure sign of a worthy RPG. Fable 2 is a fantastic game and I would highly recommend it to anyone who likes RPG’s. Sure, the end isn’t ideal but the rest of the game play makes up for it!

Cheers 🙂

Fable’s and Dragon Age

When I logged onto xbox.com I saw the headlining advertisement for Fable 3. I am totally looking forward to it. I loved the first and second. I thought it was easy enough but could be challenging depending on what the gamer was looking for. The most terrible part of Fable2 is the ending. It is a total disappointment. But I’m sure the creators have heard that enough so they will fix it up a bit. It is virtually impossible to compare Fable 2 with a game such as Dragons Age. Dragons Age is takes role playing games to a new level. The world is huge and there is so much to explore but there isn’t too much that it’s overwhelming. Oblivion is an example of a super-open world, to the point that it’s difficult to play due to time.

In Dragons Age, the characters choices and engagement with other members of the group/people in the environment is also great. I spent about 80 hours on the game before I got to the finale and felt defeated. I still haven’t beaten the bloody game cause I haven’t had the patience to sit down and do it! I get really frustrated if I keep dying and I kinda like my 360 so smashing it is not a good idea! I will do it eventually. Perhaps I will make a new character that I can develop in a way to kill that retched beast! The first Fable was probably my first role playing video game. I hated it. I thought the controls were confusing and that I kept feeling stupid because I couldn’t figure it out. I played the first half of the game about 4 times before I actually wanted to go further in it. By the time I was comfortable at gaming, I was only playing on the 360, and not the original xbox. Oh well…I suppose if I’d get achievements for playing the first one again, I’d do it! Needless to say, I think that the creators of Fable 3 will take all the achievements and flops of Fable 1 & 2 to make the 3rd amazing! …that is my hope anyways.