Latest Fable III Developer Diary Discusses the Removal of RPG Elements

on May 25, 2010 5:05 PM

Latest Fable III Developer Diary Discusses the Removal of RPG Elements

While Peter Molyneux might still love RPGs, as he mentions in this video, as a whole his latest baby, Fable III, is moving away from some of the more hardcore RPG aspects. Does this remind you of anything recently? Perhaps Mass Effect 2? Anyway, this latest developer diary takes a look at some of the more mechanical changes to the game and its design philosophy and explains just why, in fact, Mr. Molyneux believes that the move away from the RPG is good for the franchise. Hit the jump to watch.

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Chad joined the DualShockers staff in mid 2009 and since then has put much of his time into covering RPGs, with a focus on the Japanese side of the genre, from the obscure to the mainstream. He's a huge fan of iconic games like Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI and Persona 4 yet enjoys the smaller niche titles, as well. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing new beer, new foods and keeping up with just about every sci-fi show on television. He's married to an intelligent, beautiful Southern Belle who keeps his life interesting with witty banter and spicy Cajun cooking.