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The Bard's Tale III: The Thief of Fate (1990) Game Information

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Role Playing (RPG) (Dungeon Crawler, Turn-Based RPG)


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  Nelson Schneider
Nelson Schneider
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07/19/2021 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

Tard’s Wail

In 1988, the same year the PC-DOS version of its predecessor was released, the first versions of the third – and final – game in the planned ‘Bard’s Tale’ trilogy was released on Commodore 64 and Apple II platforms. It would, once again, be a couple of years before the most popular and widespread PC operating system of the time would receive an official release of “The Bard’s Tale 3: Thief of Fate” (“BT3”) in 1990. At this point in time, I was an 11-year-old ‘Tween, finally beginning to develop some personality and interests of my own. I was obsessed with the Milton-Bradley board game, “HeroQuest,” which had just released, acting as a gateway drug for young nerds without older siblings or cousins to indoctrinate them properly into the ways of tabletop RPG-ing. I ...

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