In my personal opinion The first Fable with Lost Chapters is the best. That one for some reason hits the spot for me by far, In the First Fable Armor has value defense-wise. After the first fable they didn't give what you wear that defense value anymore instead it was replaced with values like +15% attractiveness, +10% evil, +10% aggressiveness, etc.. plus I like games that are more medieval. Like others have said, the 2nd fable lacks a certain charm, but I still like it, then came fable 3, although with each coming game they add more detail to what you can do they also take away things I like with each one. The 3rd one the way you do things as far as eating, drinking, and teaching your dog things is just plain confusing at first.. definitely liked the first and 2nd one better for that.. the freedom of being able to actually look through your inventory and eat, sell, or give away things was much nicer. Augments were cool in the second one. As far as leveling up goes, the leveling system was better in the 1st and 2nd fable, if they could have just added variety and fine tuned the leveling system from the first fable and put it into the 2nd and third.. I would have been much happier. My order of Liking goes Fable 1 Lost Chapters, Fable 3, then Fable 2.. I have replayed the first fable many times.