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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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The Bard's Tale IV Update 36: Bits of Bard's Backer Business

kickstarter2 months ago • 2017-05-19

TL;DR: Release Date info, Community Update & Survey, Backer Rewards updates, and E3 news The Bard's Tale IV Production Update inXile president Matt Findley here. Many of you have reached out to ask, so we want to take this opportunity to confirm that The Bard's Tale IV will be releasing in 2018. Thanks, too, to our work on The Mage's Tale, we have increased the visual scope of the game in ways that we could not have with just the Kickstarter. With everything now in plac...
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The Bard's Tale IV Update 35: Combat Commentary & Brian DiDomenico Joins the Team

kickstarter2 months ago • 2017-05-01

Howdy, Exiles, David Rogers here with another Bard's Tale IV update. Recently, we gave you our first look at exploration and combat, and your response and feedback were both incredible and very useful in helping us prioritize our efforts. We wanted to respond to much of the feedback we got in more detail while also talking a bit more about some of our gameplay ideas. So, we took the video that we shot, stuffed me in a sound booth, and created a "director's commentary" on th...
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The Bard's Tale IV Update 34: The Mage and The Bard

kickstarter5 months 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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