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The Bard's Tale Trilogy is Available Now!

Posted: August 14th, 2018, 8:02 am
by phimseto
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[02/26/19 UPDATE - As of today, all three volumes and the promised Legacy Mode are now released.]

inXile Entertainment, the studio led by Interplay founder and industry icon Brian Fargo, is proud to announce the release of The Bard’s Tale Trilogy, a complete remaster of the legendary series that helped define the RPG genre. Featuring updated graphics and optional quality-of-life gameplay improvements, The Bard’s Tale Trilogy is the ideal way to experience the dungeon crawling challenge that made the original games beloved classics. The title is now available for Windows PC on Steam with a retail price of $14.99.

Features of The Bard’s Tale Trilogy include:
  • Remasters of all three original The Bard’s Tale games. The first volume, Tales of the Unknown, is available today, with The Destiny Knight (fall 2018) and Thief of Fate (winter 2018) arriving later in the year.
  • A uniform playing experience across all three titles without the need for emulation or compatibility concerns.
  • Create a party in the first volume and play it across all three volumes to create a heroic narrative all your own.
  • For the first time, play as male or female across all three games. Also includes other quality-of-life changes such as automapping for all three games, spell access, and updated equipment/inventory management.
  • Updated art that holds true to the spirit of the originals, featuring never-before-used character art by series creator Michael Cranford!
    An opportunity for new players to experience the events that led to The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep and The Mage’s Tale!
The final content to be released will be a Legacy Mode, a set of options which allows players to make the titles play similarly to the 1980s originals...with all the challenge that entails!

Re: The Bard's Tale Trilogy is Available Now!

Posted: August 14th, 2018, 9:09 am
by thebruce
*giddygiddygiddy*

Until you are able to get the game in full glory, I highly recommend you visit the new section of BTO with information about how to get started in the remastered version, including guides and walkabouts provided by Drool and _noblesse_oblige_!

Here: https://bardstaleonline.com/bards-tale- ... ng-started

Get a first look at the game and how it plays!