Bard’s Tale IV Kickstarter Reaches Funding Goal
Jonathan Anson / Jun 18th, 2015 No Comments
The Kickstarter campaign for The Bard’s Tale IV has reached its funding goal of $1.25 million, ensuring the sequel to the classic RPG series will be made.
This success was relayed in a press release by the game’s developer InExile Entertainment. In it, company owner and lead developer Brian Fargo thanked fans for their help.
“On the 30th anniversary of the original, it’s so exciting to know we’ll be making a long-awaited true dungeon crawl sequel,” Fargo said in the press release. “Once again the support of our fans has blown us away, and we will put all our effort into making this the RPG they want and deserve… long live the RPG!”
Furthermore, as part of an agreement with backers as a thanks for reaching the minimum goal, InExile Entertainment will match the amount raised with $1.25 million of their own money.
Now money pledged by backers will go toward stretch goals to help make the game as complete as intended. Goals so far revealed include enhanced NPC and a more robust crafting system.
According to the game’s Kickstarter page, InExile Entertainment hopes to release the game for PC, Mac and Linux by October 2017.
Those interested in supporting the game’s development can still provide to the Kickstarter project here.
The Bard’s Tale IV is among a plethora of long awaited sequels and remakes to classic games. Now, InExile Entertainment has the rights needed to do a proper sequel to the Bard’s Tale. Given its success with The Bard’s Tale franchise and Wasteland 2, there’s little doubt it’ll be a sequel worth waiting for.
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