Director’s Cut Update
We’re happy to announce that The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut will be arriving digitally on Windows, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass (PC and Xbox), and PlayStation 4... Read more
New Art from an Old Friend
The Bard’s Tale IV: Director’s Cut New Art Unveiled!
This is going to be a quick update to share something we’re pretty excited about: the new Director’s Cut key art.... Read more
Hi everyone, work on the Director’s Cut is going very well, and we’re excited to share more about our progress today. As you’re aware, we were acquired by... Read more
Early 2019 Update
Hi all, Paul here. We hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season and is having a good 2019 so far. For us, it has been a very busy... Read more
The Bard Goes Caroling
TL; DR - Post-launch check-in, a look at what's coming next
Hi All, Paul here with an end of year check-in! The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep has been out... Read more
The Tale Continues
David Rogers here.
The time has finally come to, once again, answer the call to adventure and save Skara Brae. Huzzah! The Bard's Tale IV:... Read more
Are You The Keymaster?
Preparing for Key Distribution
Paul here with a very quick update on key distribution. Tomorrow (Friday) around mid-day, we're going to disable the backer beta keys. We are... Read more
The Bard Draws Near!
A Message from Brian
What an incredible last six years it has been. I had given up all hope of creating the kind of RPGs that I like to make,... Read more
The Classics Return
Back in Time!
Paul here with a quick check-in regarding Tuesday's release of the remastered The Bard's Tale Trilogy. Both the Krome and inXile dev teams are excited... Read more
Early Beta Returns
TL; DR - Beta Reception, Early Changes from Feedback, Polishing the Graphics, Pledge Reminder, BT Trilogy Sneak Peek
Hi All, Paul here with a few updates regarding the... Read more
Update on The Bard's Tale Trilogy remasters
This week, we decided to not release the Bard’s Tale Trilogy remasters into Early Access and instead will continue pushing toward a fully complete build of... Read more
The Backer Beta Has Landed!
TL; DR - Backer Beta news, Backer Beta FAQ
The Backer Beta is Here!
Paul here. It has been a whirlwind for everyone since we launched the alpha... Read more
We're Off To See The Wizard
TL; DR - Wizard class preview, Q&A, Album Box winner
Hi all, Paul here with the latest backer update. There's a lot here, so let's get right to it. We're... Read more
Backer Beta Update & New Website!
TL: DR - Backer Beta info, New Website, Bonus Backer Goodies
Backer Beta Update
Hi all, Paul here with a quick update! To start off, many of you have asked, so... Read more
The Bard Takes Some Questions!
TL; DR: Storefront news, Q&A, GDC Highlights, Bard's Tale Trilogy remasters update
Hi everyone, Paul here with the latest backer update! Hope you've been well! David, Jeff, and the team... Read more
Backer Alpha Unleashed!
TL; DR - Quick Hello, GDC Notes, Backer Alpha FAQ
The Backer Alpha is Here!
Today is a day thirty years in the making! For the first time... Read more
The Bard Begins His Tale...
Three times before
Did evil's lords
Descend on Skara Brae
And thrice did rise
Brave heroes, wise
To drive them all away
Now comes a fourth
To shackle the north ... Read more
Hard Drinking, Rabble Rousing Bards
TL;DR: A Look at the Bard classes, Archetype Poll #2 Winner, Backer Rewards Update, Crowdfunding Corner
First Round's On The Bard
David here, back again to give you... Read more
Season's Greetings from The Bard's Tale Team!
A Quick Check-In on The Bard's Tale Development
Season's Greetings, citizens of Caith! Chris Keenan, VP of Development, here to provide a status update on the production of The Bard’s... Read more
Update 39: Puzzle Weapons, Backer Portal, and a Vote!
TL;DR - Puzzle Weapons, Backer Portal Reopens, Contest Winner, Backer Rewards Update, Crowdfunding Corner
Greetings, citizens of Caith! David Rogers here with another update for you. Today I'd like to... Read more
Update 38: Everything Old Is New Again
TL; DR: Bard's Tale (2004) news, Backer Portal Update, Tuning Up the Legacy: Grid Movement, BT4 in PC Gamer, inXile at E3, Contest Winner, Crowdfunding Corner
The (Other) Bard's Tale... Read more
Update 37: Bringing an Iconic Series into the 21st Century
TL; DR: A message from Brian Fargo and Nathan Long, backer news & contest, BT Remaster development update, and an old friend returns home to Skara Brae...
Updating the Legacy
... Read more
Bits of Bard's Backer Business
TL;DR: Release Date info, Community Update & Survey, Backer Rewards updates, and E3 news
The Bard's Tale IV Production Update
inXile president Matt Findley here. Many of you have reached... Read more
Combat Commentary & Brian DiDomenico Joins the Team
David Rogers here with another Bard's Tale IV update. Recently, we gave you our first look at exploration and combat, and your response and feedback were both incredible... Read more
The Mage and The Bard
As you might have already seen, we just announced a new game we're developing: The Mage's Tale! This is a brand-new VR title coming to Oculus Touch, which... Read more
New Gameplay Video
I’m excited to finally be able to show you our vision for how exploration and combat in Bard’s Tale IV will be presented and played.
Combat is... Read more
Year-End Message from Brian, A Monstrous Menagerie
Nathan Long here. With the end of 2016 nearly upon us, I wanted to share a video from Brian Fargo where he discusses inXile's work over the last... Read more
New Video & Exploration in Bard's Tale IV
Greetings, Adventurers! Nathan Long here, lead writer on Bard's Tale IV. Today I'm here to present something special to you. It's been a while since we last showed you video... Read more
Howdy citizens of Caith. David here, back to share some juicy details about The Bard's Tale IV. Taking a short break from combat mechanics, during this update we'll be covering... Read more
Hello Citizens of Caith. My name is David Rogers, and I'm the Systems Designer on The Bard's Tale IV. I know I don't have to tell any of you that... Read more
Character Art Progress
I'm Maxx Kaufman, Art Director on The Bard's Tale IV. The world of Caith is a place of fantasy, adventure, and a bit of mystery and magic as... Read more
NOLA Office Update, Production Status, and the Fichti
When we last updated you on our project, we had only just started on the brand-new inXile office. We’ve moved at lightning speed to get everything set up,... Read more
Welcome to NOLA
inXile president Matt Findley here with an update for you. Much has happened in the last couple of months, and we are here today to share with you... Read more
Backer Site is Now Live!
As we mentioned in our last update, one of our big tasks after the Kickstarter wrapped up was getting a backer site together so you guys could register,... Read more
Progress Update; Enclave of the Fairy Host Concludes; Underworld Promo Offer
As you know, it's been a couple of weeks since our campaign concluded, and we've been working behind the scenes on pre-production as we work to solidify details... Read more
Thanks To You, We Are Funded! What's Next?
We did it! Thanks to you, we did not just fund The Bard's Tale IV, but went past the base goal to raise a total of $1.5 million!... Read more
Kickstarter Wrap Stream Going Live!
We're just about ready to go! The live stream with Quill18 begins on Twitch at 4 PM PST, which is about 10 minutes away as of this posting.... Read more
Down to the Wire! Final Stream Reminder, Last Community Fan Works, Bardic Brian Unlocked!
We are down to the wire! With just a few hours left to go we are all hands on deck and eager to see exactly where our final... Read more
Final 48 Hours! Knocking Down Goals
Just a quick update to let you all know that now we’re in our final 48 hours, Kickstarter has sent out its reminders, our final Big Push video... Read more
Two Days Left! But Wait, There’s More!
We’re entering one of the most important periods of any Kickstarter, the last two days! New eyes will come to our project, which is why we offered a... Read more
Three Days Left! A Look at Our Art Design
With just three days left to back The Bard's Tale IV on Kickstarter,today we’d like to share a special treat - a video that looks at... Read more
Final Week! Campaign Recap
It’s time for our final week! As you may know we’ve run a few Kickstarters before and we’ve always found the final week to be one of the... Read more
Monte Cook Adds His Voice To The Song!
Happy 4th of July weekend for all our American backers. In the US, this weekend is about family and celebration and we’ll use it to recharge our batteries... Read more
Just a quick update for you to round out the day. We've been getting tons of feedback and requests for add-ons over the last weeks, and we've been... Read more
Party of Six, Other Game Details, The Bard Goes Xounts
We've always felt blessed to have a very active, passionate fanbase. You showed this support not just in returning en masse to back us once again for our... Read more
Chris Avellone! Colin McComb!
Some exciting news today. You asked for him, now help us get him, the one and only Chris Avellone!!
If you’re not familiar with Chris, he and... Read more
Enhanced Crafting Achieved!
You guys surprise us yet again! Just a quick update before the weekend begins so that we can say: YOU DID IT! Our $1.35 million stretch goal... Read more
Let’s Talk Classes and Races
Hello again Exiles!
First off, don’t forget today is the last day to take advantage of our inXile Loyalty Rewards promotion!
Before I jump into the meat of this update,... Read more
First Stretch Goal Unlocked, Much More To Come!
E3 2015 week has concluded and we are back in the saddle after a rip-roaring time. As some of you may have noticed, the campaign slowed down during... Read more
Mangar, Lagoth, Tarjan and…Monte Cook?
It's E3 2015 week, and it's hectic times all around. We have a great update for you all. We have lots to share, including some new talent we're... Read more
Brian Speaks on Saves and More, PayPal Pledging Open, Social Media Achievements
So in case you missed the big news: we fully funded over the weekend, and we couldn’t be happier! You guys have been awesome, helping spread the word and giving... Read more
For Auld Lang Syne! The Bard's Tale IV is funded!
These are always my favorite updates... we did it!
Nearly 30,000 of you have put your belief in us once more, and we are forever grateful. You've heard me wax... Read more
Shout to the Heavens! We Need You to Spread the Word, Get Some Goodies!
We have less than $60K still to go to be fully funded! You all have helped us craft our vision of The Bard’s Tale IV and very soon,... Read more
The Original Trilogy Coming FREE, Deluxe Double Album Soundtrack Upgrade
Exciting news today: every backer of The Bard’s Tale IV ($20 or more) will get free digital copiesof the original The Bard’s Tale, The Bard’s Tale II: The Destiny... Read more
Brian Speaks, First Stretch Goal Added and...oh yeah, One Million Dollars!!!
Thanks to all of you we passed the $1.1 MILLIONmark over the weekend! This puts it at the 23rd most funded video game Kickstarter of all time after less... Read more
The Bard’s Tale IV In-Engine Video
We finally put the finishing touches on the video for The Bard’s Tale IV In-Engine Video. The biggest question we get is how we plan to bring the genre forward,... Read more
Free Game Offer Extended!
As we’re entering day 2, we’re still going strong! We had massive interest in our free game offer, and now our good friends at CD Projekt Red and GOG.com have... Read more
Once again you have come through with a smashing first day. We are just 11 hours into the campaign and have already achieved 50% of Kickstarter goal for the Bard's... Read more