Today, we're pleased to announce that The Bard's Tale I-III Classic Trilogy is available to all backers at $20 and above! This emulated version of the original Bard's Tale games is our special gift to you!
The version we've provided is the original DOS versions, emulated using DOSBox, and accessible using a custom launcher we set up to make the process easy. Through the launcher, you can also do things like change graphics filtering to fit your perfect definition of "no...
Today we're pleased to announce that the HEX: Shards of Fate Exiled Bard Card Set is now available for backers at $20 and above! All applicable backers can find it on their Rewards page while logged in. Use the "Manage Keys" button on the reward package containing your HEX card set to get your code.
To redeem this code, create an account and download HEX. Install the game, log-in, then head to the in-game Store. From there, hit “Redeem Code” and type the key prov...
Today we're proud to announce a partnership with Gamepedia, who will be hosting the official Bard's Tale IV wiki page!
This means we will have one dedicated place where fans of The Bard's Tale IV can collect knowledge and information on the game for others to find. As the game goes on in development and heads towards release, you'll be able to contribute and help build a great, open and community-driven wiki for everyone to enjoy!
Community is a huge component of what makes...
We have added RSS and Atom feeds to the web site for those who want to follow the latest news on The Bard's Tale IV using a feed reader app or service.
To use your preferred feed format, just visit the News page and click the "RSS" or "Atom" button and/or copy the feed URL to your reader of choice.
As we mentioned in our last update, one of our big tasks after the Kickstarter wrapped up was getting a backer site together so you guys could register, provide us with your information and claim some of your bonus rewards and goodies for your generous support during the Bard's Tale IV Kickstarter campaign. Good news: the backer site is ready for you right now!
This new backer web site has more features than what we've ever launched a web site with befor...
We're happy to announce that our new backer site for The Bard's Tale IV has soft launched and is available for backers to try out.
What does soft launching mean? Basically, we've put the web site live on a limited scale. This lets us get any issues or bugs sorted out early, before they might end up affecting anyone on a wider scale, and work on polishing it up based on things that our new visitors find.
Right now, you can sign up and log in at your Account page, make new pl...
As you know, it's been a couple of weeks since our campaign concluded, and we've been working behind the scenes on pre-production as we work to solidify details on the game. You can expect our updates to slow down for the coming weeks and months until we have more tangible details to share with you guys. But for today, we have a quick update to cover a few odds and ends.
The Story Concludes
During our Kickstarter campaign our backers were able to unlock a...
GMG & Playfire offer an interview on The Bard's Tale IV immersion, exploration, story and more with Brian Fargo.
In terms of the game's story, will The Bard's Tale IV directly follow on from the previous games? Where do we pick things up in this game?
Yes, The Bard's Tale IV is a direct follow-up. It is one hundred and fifty years after the destruction of Skara Brae, and a new town has been built on top of the old. The practice of magic is a sin and the old races have...