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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

34,488
+7

Total Raised

$1,562,739.25
+$283.00

Top Weekly Contributions

1MadMaxblue$75.00
2Kevin Hopkins$55.00
3cbat$55.00
4MiHu$33.00
5Duro$33.00
6Carpathian$27.00
7Chad Tunget$5.00
+0 additional pledge(s)

Newest Contributions

1cbat$55.00
2Chad Tunget$5.00
3Kevin Hopkins$55.00
4Duro$33.00
5Carpathian$27.00
6MadMaxblue$75.00
7MiHu$33.00
+0 additional pledge(s)

News

Torment Beta Now Available to Applicable Bard's Tale IV Backers

rewards18 days 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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David Rogers Interviewed by RPGWatch on Bard's Tale IV

interview29 days ago • 2016-05-30

Long-standing community site RPGWatch interviewed our Systems Designer on The Bard's Tale IV, David Rogers, about a number of aspects of the game. The full article is a great read for fans, so take a look. RPGWatch: Dungeon-crawl RPGs are known for great length and plenty of time investment in order to craft your ultimate party. How long do you think the game will run, and will there be a lot of side content in the form of side quests to add length to the game? David: It ...
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High-Res Wallpaper + Map Add-on is Now Available

rewards1 month ago • 2016-05-13

Due to user requests, we've added an all-digital add-on package for the High-Res Wallpapers and High-Res Map items. Priced at $4 (400 points), this package will grant you access to some exclusive rewards previously found only at higher digital and physical pledge levels. If you backed at a lower pledge level and would like to add these items to your reward collection, you can visit the Rewards page.
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