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App description: 50% 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 couldnt be done a full-scale massive 3D epic role-playing game on iOS! See why its the BIGGEST iOS game ever made!

The Bards Tale is easily the funniest game Ive ever played, and Ive 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 Bards 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 NPCs
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! Thats not all! Enjoy these great new additions in the iOS version:

New Features:
Leaderboardsfor accumulated Silver and Experience!
Achievementsover 50 spread throughout the game!
Autosaveoption to save automatically when you near a save-book in game.
iCloud Savesoption to save to iCloud, enables sharing saves across your iOS devices.
Time-Saversoptional 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 Gamesincludes original classic games The Bards Tale 1, 2 & 3.
Supports 60beat GamePad.


Universal App with Adaptive Rendering:
For a single low price, play on all your compatible* devices! The Bards 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.

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Play The Bards 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 Bards 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.

Echoseven's comments:



11-30-2011, 05:08 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: York - United Kingdom
Posts: 1,141
Omg how have i not known about this game??? Lol bit pricey so will wait on impressions but wow looks nice!

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11-30-2011, 05:09 AM
#3
Joined: Jul 2011
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Note the size too.



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11-30-2011, 05:11 AM
#4
HD Gameplay Trailer (iPad 2/First few Minutes of Gameplay):



Nice One. I already did enjoy the PC Version so i sure will enjoy the iOS Version too.

Last edited by Sanuku; 11-30-2011 at 03:05 PM. Reason: HD Gameplay Trailer added (iPad 2).
11-30-2011, 05:11 AM
#5
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Location: York - United Kingdom
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Haha-looks like will have to clear phone of quite a lot.... Just for the few games today lol! Is that size before installed?so will be like 2gig?

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11-30-2011, 05:20 AM
#6
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
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This looks worth every cent and megabyte, it's about time some took the format a but more seriously.
11-30-2011, 05:21 AM
#7
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Location: Greece kos island
Posts: 1,023
Insta buy YESSSSSS!!!!!!!

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11-30-2011, 05:22 AM
#8
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Originally Posted by undeadcow View Post
This looks worth every cent and megabyte, it's about time some took the format a but more seriously.
This is an absolute steal at $7 and well worth the 2 GB of space it will take.
11-30-2011, 05:23 AM
#9
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 3,811
I understand the concern about file size, believe me, and it's one of the main reasons I'm not picking the game up right now, because I don't want to have to make the choice of deleting a number of things off my device.

On the other hand, people are always bemoaning the lack of "console-quality" titles on iOS. Well, if you want those kinds of games, you're going to have to sacrifice some space. And again, I get it, but this isn't just a pretty-looking game with shallow, boring gameplay, a lackluster story and underwhelming execution (i.e., a lesser Gameloft title) taking up all your space. The Bard's Tale is a classic.

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11-30-2011, 05:25 AM
#10
Quote:
Originally Posted by medianotzu View Post
I understand the concern about file size, believe me, and it's one of the main reasons I'm not picking the game up right now, because I don't want to have to make the choice of deleting a number of things off my device.

On the other hand, people are always bemoaning the lack of "console-quality" titles on iOS. Well, if you want those kinds of games, you're going to have to sacrifice some space. And again, I get it, but this isn't just a pretty-looking game with shallow, boring gameplay, a lackluster story and underwhelming execution (i.e., a lesser Gameloft title) taking up all your space. The Bard's Tale is a classic.
Exactly! So many of us want this platform to evolve into something greater yet when we get a game like this, the first page already has price and size complaints.