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The Bard's Tale Alternatives

The Bard's Tale is described as 'legendary RPG that achieved fame through releases on early computer systems including Apple II, Amiga and Commodore 64 and finally a smash PC hit through a DOS release' and is a role-playing game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to The Bard's Tale for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Mac, iPad and iPhone. The best alternative is Legend of Grimrock. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try 7 Mages. Other The Bard's Tale like games are Lands of Lore, Wizardry, Silversword and The Quest.

The Bard's Tale alternatives are mainly Role-playing Games but may also be Turn Based Games or Adventure Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Bard's Tale.
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  1. Legend of Grimrock icon

    Legend of Grimrock

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPad
    • Steam

    Legend of Grimrock is a dungeon crawling role playing game with an oldschool heart but a modern execution. A group of prisoners are sentenced to certain death by exiling them to the secluded Mount Grimrock for vile crimes they may or may not have committed.

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    Because it is Exactly what the Old school RPG was with Very nice Graphics and mechanics as well as a good story with very nice and various Puzzles and tough fights

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    Lands of Lore (Series)

    • Windows

    Lands of Lore is a series of role-playing games by Westwood. The games take place in a fantasy world known simply as The Lands. It is populated by many races, the main ones being Humans, Huline, Dracoids, and Thomgog. The most civilized realm of The Lands is known as Gladstone.

    Represent entire series of Lands of Lore games.
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    Wizardry

    • Mac
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    • Steam

    Wizardry is a legend of RPG gaming from the early days of PCs and other home computers. It stands as a genre definer with its turn-based, first-person dungeon crawling mechanics.

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    7 Mages

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    • Mac
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    • Android
    • iPhone
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    • Steam

    The epic RPG 7 Mages in the tradition of the greatest classics of the genre takes you around the magical island of Roven.

    ⚫︎ Single player7 Mages has one or more single player game modes.
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    Silversword

    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Welcome to the world of Silversword!.

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    The Quest

    • Mac
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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Steam

    The Quest is a turn-based, open-world RPG in the vein of classic dungeon crawlers like The Bard's Tale . Featuring beautiful, hand-drawn graphics, the game casts players in an epic adventure with scores of optional, side quests.

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    Crystal Rift

    • Mac
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    • Steam
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    • Oculus Rift

    A Virtual Reality (and 2D) grid-based dungeon-crawler, in classic first person perspective.

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    Heroes of a Broken Land

    • Mac
    • Windows
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    • Steam

    Heroes of a Broken Land is a classic style, turn-based RPG with distinctive gameplay elements like world randomization, town building and multiple party control.

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    QuestLord

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
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    • Kindle Fire

    A new turn-based Role Playing Game in the classic style of the legendary Computer Role Playing Games that defined the genre.

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    Eye of the Beholder (trilogy)

    • Windows

    Eye of the Beholder is a role-playing video game for personal computers and video game consoles developed by Westwood Associates. It was published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. in 1991 for the MS-DOS operating system and later ported to the Amiga, the Sega CD and the SNES.

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