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...
We did it! Thanks to you, we did not just fund The Bard's Tale IV, but went past the base goal to raise a total of $1.5 million! We can't thank you enough for your backing and your passion for classic RPGs.
So what's next? The Bard's Tale IV can now continue its pre-production stage before moving into full development. Most of the studio is currently working on Torment: Tides of Numenera, and a smaller team is on Wasteland 2 Director's Cut. As those projects w...
Gaming Nexus interviews Brian Fargo about kickstarting, the Bard's Tale franchise and The Bard's Tale IV.
Will the game mostly take place in Skara Brae or are you going to have areas outside of the city to explore in?A lot of the game will take place in Skara Brae and in the ancient dungeons and ruins underneath it, but you can also roam into the wilderness, castles and ruins surrounding Skara Brae, as well as towns such as Torr Fion and Fettercain. Finally, we will also l...
FUNDED! WE DID IT! Thank you so much for all those who supported The Bard's Tale IV. :D
We're just about ready to go! The live stream with Quill18 begins on Twitch at 4 PM PST, which is about 10 minutes away as of this posting.
Thanks for all your support, and we hope you enjoy the show!
Eric SchwarzLine Producer@searanox
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...