The Bard's Tale iOS
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The Bard's Tale

by inXile Entertainment

Price: $2.99

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#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 couldn’t be done… a full-scale massive 3D epic role-playing game on iOS! See why it’s the BIGGEST iOS game ever made!

“The Bard’s Tale is easily the funniest game I’ve ever played, and I’ve 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 Bard’s 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 NPC’s
• 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! That’s not all! Enjoy these great new additions in the iOS version:

New Features:
• Leaderboards—for accumulated Silver and Experience!
• Achievements—over 50 spread throughout the game!
• Autosave—option to save automatically when you near a save-book in game.
• iCloud Saves—option to save to iCloud, enables sharing saves across your iOS devices.
• Time-Savers—optional 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 Games—includes original classic games The Bard’s Tale 1, 2 & 3.
• Supports 60beat® GamePad.

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

“This game is satire in its sharpest form” – Cheat Code Central

Play The Bard’s 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).

We are committed to improvement. Please send support requests through The Bard’s Tale Support link below.

Please note: Installation over Wi-Fi can temporarily require as much as 3.4GB of free space on your device.

Need help? Use our The Bard's Tale Walkthrough page or sign up and make your contribution today.

What's new in version 1.8.3

- Resolves issues with iCloud on iOS 8 - Game now auto-synchronizes last saved file between devices. - Bug fixes.

Rank in top paid apps

Ranking - Games (iPhone) - United States
  • The Bard's Tale is currently ranked #194 on the iOS store in united states.
  • The Bard's Tale is a highly rated app with 4.5 stars.

App Updates (View More)

  • $0.99 -> $2.99 Mar 23, 2017
  • $2.99 -> $0.99 Mar 16, 2017
  • $0.99 -> $2.99 Jun 27, 2015
  • $2.99 -> $0.99 Jun 17, 2015
  • Release v1.6.1 Dec 1, 2011

The Bard's Tale App Details

The Bard's Tale is an action game app for iOS, developed by inXile Entertainment. The app is compatible with iOS 4.3 or later on the following devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPad 3, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

Below are the links to download the app on iOS. To download the app for Android, click here.

Developer site: Support

Quick Details

Current Version: 1.8.3
File Size: 2Gb
Genre: Action
Publisher: inXile Entertainment
Content Rating: 12+
Users Rating: 4.50 (457 reviews)
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The Bard's Tale App Add-Ons

  • $0.99

    Bard Training

  • $0.99

    Receive Inheritance

  • $0.99

    Coin Clipping Kit

  • $1.99

    Trow Map Collection

  • $1.99

    Bard Intensive Training

  • $2.99

    Best Armor: Armor of Llyr

  • $2.99

    Discover Lost Silver Mine

  • $2.99

    Bard Epic Transformation Training

  • $2.99

    Talent Boot Camp

  • $2.99

    Best Bow: Ddraig Goch

Note: Add-ons available as in-app purchases

The Bard's Tale Reviews

Update for iPhone8/64 bit?
Rated 5 out of 5
By Lambo9000 on September 14, 2017
Love this, especially the original Bard's Tale Trilogy! But will it work with the new iOS 11? I'm particularly concerned with...
Rated 5 out of 5
By KSun9169 on July 21, 2017
Amazing game with some witty parts.
This version unplayable revised to deal with bug f
Rated 4 out of 5
By Doc Windy on July 14, 2017
It crashes out each time I try to enter the shop in the first town It looks Iike the crashing...
Ever since the update
Rated 5 out of 5
By Lr4567 on July 14, 2017
Updated review: Ever since the latest update I haven't had a single crash on my iPad Pro. Thanks!
Rated 5 out of 5
By Daej1 on July 8, 2017
Didn't know they had this on the iPhone . Best first RPG I played on the ps2
Rated 5 out of 5
By Ellias period on July 8, 2017
It takes a few minutes to get used to the game but it's worth it. The dialogue between the Bard...
Thanks for the iOS 11 update!
Rated 5 out of 5
By Quentin Biles on July 7, 2017
Fantastic game! Great dev!

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