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Average Player Score Based on 276 ratings
7.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 276 ratings
  1. 10 (48)
  2. 9 (74)
  3. 8 (80)
  4. 7 (33)
  5. 6 (13)
  6. 5 (10)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (14)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:9.4

    Hall of Fame Game

    Today this game's format may not make it. I guess you can say that of almost any game over 20 years old. It was a FPW (first person walker). You had the first person view but never saw any part of yourself or your weapon... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about The Bard's Tale: Tales of the Unknown, Volume I

  • User Rating:6.9

    The Bard's Tale is a port from the DOS game that is the first in a series of 3 games. The story takes place in the City of Skara Brae, which is filled with evil monsters and loaded with dungeons and towers of every sort ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    The first game of a legendary trilogy, The Bard's Tale was a true joy.

    Ever since the original Dungeons and Dragons board game came out, role-playing games captured the imagination. However, with RPG board games there was always a lot of calculating, making notes, rolling dice, collecting c... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6

    Turn-based combat isn't for everyone and in this game you'll see a lot of it.

    The Bard's tale was released on multiple formats. The NES version that Nintendo licensed was the last one that was released and the most colorful one. It is a bit stripped but with the invaluable map-add-on that shows yo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    Hall of Fame Game

    Today this game's format may not make it. I guess you can say that of almost any game over 20 years old. It was a FPW (first person walker). You had the first person view but never saw any part of yourself or your weapon... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful