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Fable might have been scaled down due to engine issues and lack of wrpg expertise. Could release later than expected.

Ozriel

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If thats the case why are there reports saying the opposite? Why is there developers on record saying going from Horizon to Fable has its own challenges? And you say B team was built for fable and more than likely its second team that is dedicated for Fable. But then there are a bunch of hires leaked for them looking for people with questing, story narrative experience.?


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Yea sorry but if any of this has any weight it feels from the outside looking in, that they bit off more than they can chew. So until we see it, if we ever see it anytime soon we all are speculating.

But to announce the game 2018, then 4 years later have nothing to show outside of a CGI teaser. It seems the reports of it being very slow seem to be true in terms of development progress.

The ‘challenges’ there were in respect to their initial plans of making an open world RPG faster and with less resources than the likes of Ubisoft. The ‘slowdown’ isn’t pointing to development hell or anything like that…instead the dev is hinting at a realistic adjustment of initial timelines. None of that indicates trouble.

Secondly, the Fable team has been hiring since 2018. You’ve taken that (machine translated) quote out of context since it clearly refers to the state of the studio BEFORE recruitment. Unless you imagine the folks brought in from Sony, BioWare, Rocksteady et Al were the ones he was referring to as having only car racing experience.

In fact, the dev ends the section on Fable with incredibly optimistic impressions of the work they’re doing, and even specifically cites the additional folks they’ve brought in as a highlight.



Conveniently, you omit that part 😀

Feel free to go to the Vandal source link and translate it for yourself.
 
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Papacheeks

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So I read this, and it does not disprove issues seen that were leaked by developer that left studio.

If we see nothing next year, then I think it safe to assume development issues regardless of what were the cause, definitely happened.
 

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Or is it just one of Phil's balls in my throat?

So I read this, and it does not disprove issues seen that were leaked by developer that left studio.

If we see nothing next year, then I think it safe to assume development issues regardless of what were the cause, definitely happened.

A producer on the game is saying it's a very common process for AAA games.

What's to disprove about a common practice ?

The bulk of T10 was busy with FH5 over 2021, now that the game has shipped successfully, a smaller splinter can focus on the DLC and the main workforce can focus on developing Fable. Don't expect it any time soon.
 
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