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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
50 years after the events of Fable II on the continent of Albion the old monarch has died and left the Kingdom of Albion to Logan, the player's eldest son. Some characters allude to how Logan has "changed" and the player then starts to gather allies to aid in a revolution against Logan. However the hero learns that a creature called the Crawler intends to exterminate all life in the Kingdom of Albion and Logan's reason for treating his people so harshly is to raise money for an army to defend against the Crawler. The player then leads a revolution and becomes the King/Queen, at which point the player is given the choice to keep the promises made to those who aided in the revolution at great expense to the treasury, or betray those promises in order to raise money for the defense of Albion.