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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.

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Total Pledges

34,978
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Total Raised

$1,588,108.25
+$849.00

Top Weekly Contributions

1Tayger$245.00
2trallyus$143.00
3Glyph$75.00
4jerick70$55.00
5Jacob Hovater$50.00
6David MacTavish$50.00
7Aller$40.00
8maap74352$35.00
9MagicJoe$30.00
10Steven Calderon$27.00
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Newest Contributions

1Duebelkanone$15.00
2David MacTavish$50.00
3maap74352$35.00
4Glyph$75.00
5Steven Calderon$27.00
6MagicJoe$30.00
7Jacob Hovater$50.00
8tilly$9.00
9Tayger$245.00
10trallyus$143.00
+5 additional pledge(s)

News

The Bard's Tale IV Update 33: New Gameplay Video

kickstarter13 days ago • 2017-02-07

Greetings Exiles, I’m excited to finally be able to show you our vision for how exploration and combat in Bard’s Tale IV will be presented and played. Combat is the core of a dungeon crawler and our goal has always been to make sure that it is tactical, deep and pays off visually. We also knew to stay with our roots with combat being party based and phased based, yet we’ve come up with a unique way to present this style of gameplay. You’ll note tha...
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The Bard's Tale IV Update #32: Year-End Message from Brian, A Monstrous Menagerie

kickstarter1 month ago • 2016-12-23

Hi, all! Nathan Long here. With the end of 2016 nearly upon us, I wanted to share a video from Brian Fargo where he discusses inXile's work over the last year, Bard's Tale IV included. He also has a hint of what we are planning to show you on the game shortly after the winter holidays, so please enjoy! To whet your appetite for now, I'd also like to give you monsters you'll be facing in The Bard's Tale IV. You might recognize a few of these faces from media we've shown be...
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The Bard's Tale IV Update 31: New Video & Exploration

kickstarter4 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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