Fable Anniversary

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Fable Anniversary
Fable Anniversary cover
Developers
Lionhead Studios
Publishers
Microsoft Studios
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows September 12, 2014
Fable Anniversary guide at StrategyWiki
Fable Anniversary at Wikipedia
Fable
Fable: The Lost Chapters 2004
Fable III 2011
Fable Anniversary 2014
Fable Fortune TBA

Key points

Updated version of Fable: The Lost Chapters featuring multiple improvements such as higher resolution textures and a new lighting engine.[1][2]

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Official Forums
Official Website

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Scythe Content Pack Combination of several DLC items from the Xbox 360 version.
Windows
Heroes and Villains Content Pack This additional content pack contains 11 full outfits, 14 weapons and the Lion's Head Helmet.
Windows
Fable Anniversary - Modding DLC (Free) Will enable you to run modded versions of Fable Anniversary.

This will also download the editor so you can create your own mods.

Currently you are only able to modify art and animation assets.[3][4]
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Common fixes and improvements for games using Unreal Engine 3 can be found here.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files[5]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\WellingtonGame\Movies\
  2. Delete or rename Lionhead.bik, MSStudio.bik, and UE3_logo.bik.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file locations[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\UnrealEngine3\WellingtonGame\Config\
<path-to-game>\Engine\Config\

Save game data locations[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\FableHD\saves\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video Settings/Advanced Options Menu.
Video Settings/Advanced Options Menu.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Use Flawless Widescreen.
Ultra-widescreen
Use Flawless Widescreen.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Adjustable in BaseEngine.ini file
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Possibly some form of post-process antialiasing forced.
Can be forced via your GPU's control panel.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
In-game Vsync caps the frame rate to 62 FPS which is due to Frame Rate Smoothing
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Enabling V-sync turns on Frame Rate Smoothing which is set to 62 FPS, disable V-sync to disable Frame Rate Smoothing.

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Use GeDoSaTo[citation needed]
  1. Install and open GeDoSaTo.
  2. Click on Edit Settings and create a profile for Fable Anniversary.
  3. Add the line forceBorderlessFullscreen true and save.
  4. Click on User Whitelist and add the line Fable Anniversary and save.
  5. Start the game in fullscreen mode.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard Options Menu
Keyboard Options Menu
Control Options Menu
Control Options Menu
Camera Options Menu
Camera Options Menu
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Only while playing, all keys are rebindable now
Mouse acceleration
See Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Can be adjusted for both regular camera and aiming camera.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Two presets are available.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

Mouse acceleration[edit]

Mouse Acceleration Fix[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>/Engine/Config/
  2. Open BaseInput.ini and locate the section entitled [Engine.PlayerInput]
  3. Add the line at the end of the aformentioned section bViewAccelerationEnabled=false
  4. Save the file and launch the game, if it resets then set the file to Read-Only by editing its properties.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio Settings Menu
Audio Settings Menu
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound, and Dialogue
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Gameplay Settings Menu: Subtitles are Included
Gameplay Settings Menu: Subtitles are Included

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
French
Italian
German
Spanish
Japanese
Korean
Portuguese
Russian
Traditional Chinese

VR support[edit]

Issues fixed[edit]

Mouse Smoothing Fix[edit]

There is no option in game to disable mouse smoothing and acceleration, but this can be resolved via modifying a few .INI files.
Mouse Smoothing[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>/Engine/Config/
  2. Open BaseInput.ini and locate the section entitled [Engine.PlayerInput]
  3. Add the line at the end of the aformentioned section bEnableMouseSmoothing=false
  4. Save the file and launch the game, if it resets then set the file to Read-Only by editing its properties.

Mouse Support in menus[edit]

Mouse support was added to menus in a recent update to the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8 7, 8 64bit
Processor (CPU) Intel 2 GHz Core 2 Duo
AMD Athlon 64 x2 2.4 GHz
Intel Core 2 Quad 2.33 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB 10 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon X1800
Nvidia GeForce 7600GT
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
DirectX 9.0c compatible

References

  1. Preview: What's new in Fable Anniversary?, page 2 - GameInformer
  2. Fable Anniversary FAQ
  3. SteamDB Unknown App 319120 · AppID: 319120 · Steam Database
  4. Fable Anniversary - Modding DLC Store Page
  5. Skip the Intro :: Fable Anniversary General Discussions