Personal Computer Museum, Canada's Videogame Museum

Bard's Tale (The)

Bard's Tale (The)


Flash is required to use this audio.

Electronic Arts


Release Date: 1/1/1985
Manufacturer: Electronic Arts
Original Retail Price:
Adjusted Inflation Price:
The Bard's Tale (Tales of the Unknown: Volume I) is a fantasy computer role-playing game created by Interplay Productions in 1985 and distributed by Electronic Arts. It was designed and programmed by Michael Cranford.

Based loosely on traditional Dungeons and Dragons gameplay and inspired by the Wizardry computer games, The Bard's Tale was noteworthy for its unprecedented 3D graphics and animated character portraits.

Hardware and Software Requirements

  • Hardware
    • Amiga with 512K RAM
  • Software
    • Requires Kickstart 1.2 or higher
    • Blank disk
    • 1 Player
Have a comment about this Software (personal stories, additional information)? Post it here (no registration required).

Share |

* Inflation data courtesy of Values are approximate using our own calculations.

Return to the software index.