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HobbeBrain

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Will restick for now as had a clear out of old dead/redundant pinned topics a while ago. As there was no-one really here to post pics and most of the links for pics had expired or no longer worked I had unpinned it.
I see, yeah take your point. Was totally worth it for that new selfie of Queenie though.

Also, s**t you were 19 when you made this site?? That's younger than I am now! Really feel like I'd better hurry up and do something with my life x_x
 

Dark Drakan

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Also, s**t you were 19 when you made this site?? That's younger than I am now! Really feel like I'd better hurry up and do something with my life x_x
Yeah we were and it wasnt our first either, makes me feel pretty damn old now though.
 

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There was a nice little bump with Fable Anniversary but it was nowhere near how things used to be here.

Still, if Fable did ever make a comeback, this site would be in prime position to absorb all of that traffic. There's a thread addressing just about anything you could hope to know about the older Fables. Most anyone who was a part of the online Fable community over the years has at least heard of this place if not posted here.
 

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There was a nice little bump with Fable Anniversary but it was nowhere near how things used to be here.

Still, if Fable did ever make a comeback, this site would be in prime position to absorb all of that traffic. There's a thread addressing just about anything you could hope to know about the older Fables. Most anyone who was a part of the online Fable community over the years has at least heard of this place if not posted here.
True enough, Steve managed to sort out something with the server costs for a while as still costs money to keep the sites online & renew domains etc. However there is only so long you can have a site with very little activity costing you money while you wait for a 'possible' resurrection of activity to return somewhere down the line. Thats why ive tried to keep us going by talking about all sorts of games and the like in the meantime. We need content and people posting and a stream of activity to keep us going.
 

TRA Rotid

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@Steve Powell updates the news (home) page (I dont have a login for it anymore I dont think) so that would be question for him I guess. But as far as I remember most people didnt even know we had a front news page who had been here for years and most came direct to the forums & skipped out that page entirely. News has been posted directly on the forums themselves instead as people who did view the main page never actually ever visited the forums themselves & then only went on the news page, was a vicious circle.
Can confirm. I knew about the "front page", but always thought it was kinda redundant (and only now I find out you can actually post there).
 

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Can confirm. I knew about the "front page", but always thought it was kinda redundant (and only now I find out you can actually post there).
Yeah it seemed few who posted on boards knew you could post there & those that posted there were not aware of the forums.
 

TRA Rotid

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I'm watching the World Cup Sweden-England game at the moment and I realized in football there are different teams for England, Wales, etc..., but in track and field for example, athletes compete as representatives of Great Britain. Any reason for the difference (if it exists and I'm not imagining it)?
 

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I'm watching the World Cup Sweden-England game at the moment and I realized in football there are different teams for England, Wales, etc..., but in track and field for example, athletes compete as representatives of Great Britain. Any reason for the difference (if it exists and I'm not imagining it)?
I believe there was talk of having a Great Britain team again (hadnt been one since 1955 in main competitions) but all the home nations voted against it though I think they do have one for olympic team competitions.
 

lee

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A question for Dark Drakan. What would you personally prefer a possible new Fable to be? A reboot, a follow up or a pre call.
 

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I believe there was talk of having a Great Britain team again (hadnt been one since 1955 in main competitions) but all the home nations voted against it though I think they do have one for olympic team competitions.
So it's basically just because of tradition then?
 

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A question for Dark Drakan. What would you personally prefer a possible new Fable to be? A reboot, a follow up or a pre call.
Not entirely sure but reboot is a word that tends to have negative connotations associated with it but done right they can help kickstart a series again. It might be time for a reboot to bring the series to modern age & trim the fat and remove dated/out of place features.

However the safer option would be a prequel to show where it all started but they simply can’t create Fable as it was but as a prequel. The gameplay mechanics & systems need more depth in this day and age to keep up with other developers RPG’s.

So it's basically just because of tradition then?
A little bit of that & that all the home nations want to support their own country team rather than just one unified team. Also gives all of the UK a chance to get into European/World Cup competitions (even if only England out of them qualified for this one).
 
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Dark Drakan if the next Fable is not a reboot but a prequel would you want any of the original Heroes to be in it such as Briar Rose, Thunder or Maze ect with there backstorys or completely new ones?.
 

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Dark Drakan if the next Fable is not a reboot but a prequel would you want any of the original Heroes to be in it such as Briar Rose, Thunder or Maze ect with there backstorys or completely new ones?.
If they go down the prequel route I think it would be nice to have some older characters fleshed out a little more. However I think personally they should write their own characters and try to step out as far out of Lionheads shadow as they can with a different take or only have hints or a 'nod' to characters we are familiar with.
 
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TRA Rotid

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I definitely love nods to previous characters (and creating the general feel of the same universe), but recently there have been too many reboots and sequels-prequels that pay too much homage to old media so a fresh story would be awesome.
 
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