Fable co-creator says we have Devil May Cry to thank for the RPG’s world

  • November 15, 2022

The original Fable could have looked very different if it wasn’t for Devil May Cry. Yes, that Devil May Cry. It’s an incredibly unlikely pairing, but one that co-creator Dene Carter recently cited as a driving force behind the world of Albion, changing the trajectory of Fable’s universe.

Carter took to Twitter to talk about the hack-and-slash’s influence on Lionhead’s RPG, offering some sage advice for today’s developers. “I’m sure everyone knows this hack already, but I’m going to talk about it anyway, on the off-chance that it saves someone from going completely off-the-rails during their dev,” he wrote. “It’s a hint about scope, when you’re feeling lost: steal it. 100% rip it off from another game.”