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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

35,047
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Total Raised

$1,591,814.25
+$324.00

Top Weekly Contributions

1cdexpress22$75.00
2Dennis L.$55.00
3szpjotrhu$50.00
4cmelkonian$33.00
5James Thomas$30.00
6Eduardo Landulfo$27.00
7Joe Screwloose$27.00
8AceWrex86$20.00
9Aaronijah$7.00
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Newest Contributions

1James Thomas$30.00
2AceWrex86$20.00
3cdexpress22$75.00
4Dennis L.$55.00
5szpjotrhu$50.00
6Eduardo Landulfo$27.00
7Joe Screwloose$27.00
8Aaronijah$7.00
9cmelkonian$33.00
+1 additional pledge(s)

News

The Bard's Tale IV Update 34: The Mage and The Bard

kickstarter26 days ago • 2017-02-24

Hello Exiles, As you might have already seen, we just announced a new game we're developing: The Mage's Tale! This is a brand-new VR title coming to Oculus Touch, which we hinted at last holiday during our year-in-review video. The Mage's Tale is a first-person VR adventure set in the world of The Bard's Tale, where you play as a young mage (who else?), using tactile functions to craft and throw spells to defeat your foes. It is a separate stand-alone title, which means you...
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The Bard's Tale IV Update 33: New Gameplay Video

kickstarter1 month 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

kickstarter2 months 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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