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GF Rating
6.8

599 ratings

Game Details

  • Release Date 10/28/2004
  • Publisher Vivendi Universal
  • Platform PS2
  • Genre RPG
  • Number of Players 1

Blood, Language, Suggestive Themes, Use of Tobacco and/or Use of Alcohol, Violence

Game Description

The Bard's Tale is an action RPG in which the player takes on the role of the Bard, a sardonic and opportunistic musician and adventurer driven by carnal rather than noble pursuits! As the Bard you will choose responses towards other characters with either 'snarky' or 'nice' dialogue. Each choice changes the course of events in the game. The action takes place in medieval times in a land based on the Orkney Islands off the coast of Scotland, the inspiration for many classic fantasy stories. Driven by the next generation of Snowblind's Everquest: Champions of Norrath Engine, this modern update of the classic PC RPG was dreamed up by original Bard's Tale producer, Brian Fargo.

User Reviews

Average Member Rating: 6.8 out of 10

Really stands out from other games. (9 out of 10)

posted by gamescout (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) on Jul 26, 2006
Member since Apr 2005
13 out of 15 gamers (87%) found this review helpful
This game has got to be the wittiest piece of entertainment ever made for any game console. It's the jokes. So many of them, and nearly all of them golden, delt out in rapid fire, making "The Bard's Tale" one huge satisfying comedy. Games aren't normally written like this. The writers did an amazing...more

Specs & Requirements

Memory 400 kb

Modes Story, Full Mission Single-Player

Controllers Analog Control, Vibration Function

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