Peter Molyneux almost ruined my marriage. I was 6 months pregnant with my son and was supposed to be on relative bed rest when my husband introduced me to Fable to help stave off my boredom. Needless to say, I became consumed. Had I given birth to my son while playing Fable, I probably would not have noticed.
I have been a fan of Peter Molyneux’s games ever since I played Dungeon Keeper. Transitioning from playing the beloved, but ever-noble Warcraft II to the ever-more-sinister Dungeon Keeper was a delight. I loved slapping around my Imps and spawning Dark Mistresses. What more could a girl want?
When Fable II finally came out, I fell in love again. Though I felt it was the game Fable should have been, I was not disappointed. Relatively soon after my love affair with Fable II ended, I heard the news of Fable III making an appearance. The King/Queen on the throne! More children! More hero poses! More gambling! More debauchery! I was elated.
Until I began playing it. Continue reading