The Bard’s Tale IV Update 21: Down to the Wire! Final Stream Reminder, Last Community Fan Works, Bardic Brian Unlocked!

kickstarter1 year ago • 2015-07-10

Hey Exiles! We are down to the wire! With just a few hours left to go we are all hands on deck and eager to see exactly where our final pledge level will end up. It goes without saying that we are deeply appreciative of all your support throughout the campaign. With over 33,000 backers showing support thus far, we are just 3,000 backers away from being in the top 10 most-backed Kickstarter gaming projects in history! As we head towards the finish, we are as pleased as eve...
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The Bard’s Tale IV Update 20: Final 48 Hours! Knocking Down Goals

kickstarter1 year ago • 2015-07-09

Hello Exiles! Just a quick update to let you all know that now we're in our final 48 hours, Kickstarter has sent out its reminders, our final Big Push video is out and we're in our final big upswing! As always, you guys have been amazing in spreading the word and making this Kickstarter another success story. Factoring in PayPal funding, we have unlocked the 1.5 million stretch goal, the RPG Super Team of Bruce Cordell, Wolfgang Baur and Sean K Reynolds now joining our effo...
Read More Interviews Brian

interview1 year ago • 2015-07-08 interviews Brian Fargo about the new golden age of RPGs. However, for Brian what really sets apart a good solid role playing game is the story as well as choice and consequence. Building these elements into the world requires a lot of content to be written. Brian explained that it is normally content only certain players will see based on their choices. “You have to make that commitment in the beginning,” he mentioned. Once you know you'll have to pr...
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The Bard’s Tale IV Update 19: Two Days Left! But Wait, There’s More!

kickstarter1 year ago • 2015-07-08

We're entering one of the most important periods of any Kickstarter, the last two days! New eyes will come to our project, which is why we offered a campaign recap a few updates ago for people who have not been keeping a very close eye on things. Give it a look! BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE!!! Help Spread the Word! We hope you enjoyed our little video, we had fun making it, and feel like it highlights many of the best reasons to back us. In these final days, spreading the wo...
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GameRanx Interviews Brian Fargo

interview1 year ago • 2015-07-07

Brian Fargo speaks to Gameranx about crowdfunding and The Bard's Tale IV. The Bard's Tale is one of the oldest, and most recognizable classic role-playing game franchises. As with Wasteland, there's pressure to live up to its legacy. What are your biggest fears in developing The Bard's Tale IV in a gaming era that pines for nostalgic throwbacks but is also rife with new conventions that the modern player expects in an RPG game? There is certainly no lack of pressure when...
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