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Bard's Tale (The)

Bard's Tale (The)
Bard's Tale (The)

Floppy (5.25")2

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Electronic Arts


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Release Date: 1/1/1987
Manufacturer: Electronic Arts
Donated By: Mahon Family
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.

User Comments
Nicolas on Thursday, May 14, 2015
I was adolescent then and I would play the Bard's Tale series on my IBM while my friends were playing on their Apple II. I loved drawing the maps on graphic paper. Nostalgia
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