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The Bard's Tale IV returns to the classic fantasy RPGs of years past. Featuring dynamic turn-based combat, a full party of characters to build and customize, and first-person exploration of maze-like dungeons with devious puzzles and riddles, The Bard's Tale IV is a true successor to the original Bard's Tale trilogy, and is crowdfunded by thousands of fans. Help us bring back the dungeon crawl and return to Skara Brae - the city that started it all.

Crowdfunding Timeline

Total Pledges

34,787
+10

Total Raised

$1,578,657.25
+$711.00

Top Weekly Contributions

1BitWinter$238.00
2Mana$70.00
3John Mick$70.00
4Audiofile1440$70.00
5Neon Cracklin$70.00
6TomekW77$50.00
7DarkSavant78$50.00
8PANTS$33.00
9bajingo12$33.00
+1 additional pledge(s)

Newest Contributions

1PANTS$33.00
2John Mick$70.00
3Audiofile1440$70.00
4TomekW77$50.00
5DarkSavant78$50.00
6BitWinter$238.00
7bajingo12$33.00
8Mana$70.00
9Neon Cracklin$70.00
+1 additional pledge(s)

News

The Bard's Tale IV Update 31: New Video & Exploration

kickstarter2 months ago • 2016-09-28

Greetings, Adventurers! Nathan Long here, lead writer on Bard's Tale IV. Today I'm here to present something special to you. It's been a while since we last showed you video of the game, and now we want to give you a brand new glimpse into the world of Caith running in-engine. This clip is meant to illustrate the tone that we are looking to capture for our environments and creatures in The Bard's Tale IV – a captivating and expansive landscape for you to explore, and...
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The Bard's Tale IV Update 30: Character Progression

kickstarter4 months ago • 2016-07-22

Howdy citizens of Caith. David here, back to share some juicy details about The Bard's Tale IV. Taking a short break from combat mechanics, during this update we'll be covering a subject that I'm sure is very near and dear to all RPG lovers' hearts - character progression. Specifically, we'll be talking about character advancement: gaining experience, specializing your adventurer, being judged by the Review Board, and lastly the role equipment plays in your character's growth...
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Torment Beta Now Available to Applicable Bard's Tale IV Backers

rewards5 months ago • 2016-06-10

Some of you may have noticed that yesterday, we announced our release plans for Torment: Tides of Numenera as well as opened the beta version up to all of the game's backers. We received some questions about it, so to clarify: yes, if you are a Bard's Tale IV backer and your pledge rewards include Torment: Tides of Numenera, you can also start playing right now on Windows via Steam (an option to switch to GOG and Mac and Linux will come later).   To get your...
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