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The Bard's Tale ( 2004 ) (2005) Game Information

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The Bard's Tale ( 2004 ) (2005)
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InXile Entertainment


InXile Entertainment


Action (Action/Adventure), Role Playing (RPG) (Hack ‘n Slash)


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PlayStation 2, Xbox

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Snark Not, Lest Thou Be Snarked.

Way back in yon olden days before the Nintendo Entertainment System had a chance to revitalize console gaming after Atari’s Crash, and before console developers (located mostly in Japan) began to refine user interfaces and gameplay paradigms into something resembling “user friendly,” PC gaming was a thing. And it was a terrible thing. In 1985, spurred by the popularity of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop Role-Playing Game, a right-place-right-time individual by the name of Michael Cranford took an idea to Interplay – then still under the rule of founder Brian Fargo, of ‘Fallout’ fame. The result of Cranford’s and Fargo’s collaboration was a D&D-inspired CRPG called “The Bard’s Tale: Tales of the Unknown,” which was later followed by two sequels, “The Destiny Knight” and “The Thief of Fate....

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