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The Bard's Tale

By inXile Entertainment

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Description

80% OFF!!! On sale at a price so low, even Crazy Thorvald thinks it's crazy! Get it before we come to our senses!

★★★★ #1 RPG in 75 countries, including USA, UK, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, Japan, and China! ★★★★

★ Sync your saved games between iOS and Mac! ★
★ Includes classic games trilogy! ★

They said it couldn’t be done… a full-scale massive 3D epic role-playing game on iOS! See why it’s the BIGGEST iOS game ever made!

“The Bard’s Tale is easily the funniest game I’ve ever played, and I’ve played all the funny games out there.” – IGN

You are the Bard, a selfish rogue weary of pointless sub-quests and rat-infested cellars. Through magical song you summon characters to join your quest for coin and cleavage!

“Ready your weapon and bladder as you embark on this ridiculously addicting quest and the funniest adventure of the year, The Bard’s Tale” – Game Chronicles

Prepare to immerse yourself in over 20-30 hours of adventure, featuring:

• 50 enemy types (not counting bosses!)
• A vast world to explore with towns, wild forests, rivers, castles, towers, secret dungeons, snowy mountains, caverns, haunted tombs and more
• A full cast of bizarre NPC’s
• Over a dozen special boss enemies to defeat
• 16 magical characters to discover and then summon at will to aid you
• Over 150 unique items of weaponry, armor, instruments, tokens, artifacts and loot!
• More Song & Dance numbers than any other game, including a zombie dance-off!
• Over 14 hours of outstanding voice-acting from top Hollywood talent, including Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride) as the Bard, and the inimitable Tony Jay as the Narrator

But wait! That’s not all! Enjoy these great new additions in the iOS version:

New Features:
• Leaderboards—for accumulated Silver and Experience!
• Achievements—over 50 spread throughout the game!
• Autosave—option to save automatically when you near a save-book in game.
• iCloud Saves—option to save to iCloud, enables sharing saves across your iOS devices.
• Time-Savers—optional in-app purchases are available to pump up your Bard and save you time! (Note: All such items are attainable through normal game-play, with time and persistence, just as in the original console release.)
• Classics Games—includes original classic games The Bard’s Tale 1, 2 & 3.
• Supports 60beat® GamePad.


Universal App with Adaptive Rendering:
For a single low price, play on all your compatible* devices! The Bard’s Tale takes full advantage of your hardware to maximize your experience--including HD resolution and 60Hz video refresh on capable devices.** iOS adaptation by Square One Games.

• iPad4: 2048x1536 + enhanced rendering**
• iPad3: 1536x1152 + enhanced rendering**
• iPad2/Mini: 1024x768 + enhanced rendering**
• iPhone5/iPod Touch 5G: 1136x640 + enhanced rendering**
• iPhone4S: 960x640 + enhanced rendering**
• iPad: 512x384
• iPhone*: 480x320
• iPhone*/ iPod Touch*: 480x320

“This game is satire in its sharpest form” – Cheat Code Central

Play The Bard’s Tale today!

* Compatible with iOS 4.0 and higher on iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod Touch 3rd generation, iPod Touch 4th generation, iPad, and iPad2&3.
** HD on iPhone 4S/5, iPad2,Mini,3&4, iPod Touch 5G. Enhanced rendering includes: environment mapping, dynamic water surfaces, full shadow cast, and 60Hz display-refresh (with in-game “Battery Savings” option turned off).

Support:
We are committed to improvement. Please send support requests through The Bard’s Tale Support link below.

IT IS HUGE!
Please note: Installation over Wi-Fi can temporarily require as much as 3.4GB of free space on your device.

What's New in Version 1.7.4

Native iOS gamepad support - requires iOS 7.0+ and extended gamepad (model equipped with dual analog sticks)

Screenshots

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Customer Reviews

Great fun

When I first opened this app my first thought was "what this is an app?" It looks like a proper video game, and it should do, it was originally released for ps.

The story is fun, the gameplay is a good mixture of entertaining and challenging and the best bit is the dialogue, with funny repartee including quotes from a knights tale and the princess bride.

Only downside? You can easily miss out on lots of side quests, talk to everyone. Most importantly...be nice to the dog!!!

Nice game

I am just playing the new version. It is a bunch of fun. The possibility of switching to the original grafix is a neat idea, but honestly, I personally don't need to travel that far back in time. The new version is just what I was looking for for a casual RPG for some cold winter nights.

Exceedingly funny and a good game

What a difference a well thought out game makes! Works on my iPad 1st generation, the graphics might be so-so but everything else is absolutely top notch.

The Bard's Tale
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • £1.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: 09 December 2013
  • Version: 1.7.4
  • Size: 1.44 GB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish
  • Developer: inXile Entertainment
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Bard Epic Transformation Training£1.99
  2. Bard Training£0.69
  3. Coin Clipping Kit£0.69
  4. Discover Lost Silver Mine£1.99
  5. Receive Inheritance£0.69
  6. Pouch of Adderstones£0.69
  7. Talent Boot Camp£1.99
  8. Best Bow: Ddraig Goch£1.99
  9. Best Armor: Armor of Llyr£1.99
  10. Bard Intensive Training£1.49

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