Fable is slowly turning itself into a Sims game, how unfortunate for the fans which they've thrown aside. Perhaps if you never played the original Fable, you'll like it.
I like the original Fable for its mostly linear story and questing system, along with epic boss fights, weapons, and armor. They need to stop changing stuff, and just make an entirely different game for these kinds of changes.
I understand its their property and they can do what they want, perhaps their plan all along was to make 3 different types of games under the same realm. But all I want is the original Fable with updated graphics, a longer story with more items to find, and the new battle mechanics (the one thing they got right with the sequal, much like with Oblivion).
But if they want to go this route, I have now reason to complain, I'll just ignore it and they'll lose my hundred dollars. (I bought the special edition Fable 2 and the guide, and it was the only game I bought at midnight launch and missed a day of school for, it's terrible to lose fans of the original like me)