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The Bard's Tale IV Kickstarter to include free copies of RPGs Wasteland 2, The Witcher and The Witcher 2

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Brian Fargo and his studio inXile Entertainment will be going live with their Kickstarter campaign tomorrow - June 2nd - for The Bard's Tale IV. It's a return to the classic RPG series and its entire dungeon-crawling heritage.

To sweeten the pot, inXile will be throwing in a free copy of Wasteland 2 should anyone pledge $20 or more. If you don't want a slice of post-apocalyptic CRPG then you can choose The Witcher or The Witcher 2.

The Bard’s Tale IV begins Kickstarter campaign June 2nd, marks 30th anniversary of original

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Brian Fargo and his studio inXile Entertainment are bringing their revival of The Bard's Tale to Kickstarter at the beginning of June, which just so happens to be 30 years since the original game.

It's a "true dungeon-crawling sequel" with devious puzzles and riddles to overcome, all in first-person. It'll be bloated with callbacks to the original, and will be powered by Unreal Engine 4.

Brian Fargo confirms The Bard's Tale IV, "very personally excited to be working on this"

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No more teases as inXile Entertainment's head ranger Brian Fargo has confirmed his studio is working on The Bard's Tale IV, which they hinted at weeks ago. Now it's "official" with logo artwork.

Will it come to console? Fargo says they're focusing "100% of energies on PC while in development," but it could for those pining over their PlayStation 2 gamer days.

Voice actor Robin Sachs passes away at 61

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Veteran voice actor Robin Sachs, who is best known for voicing the irascible mercenary Zaeed Massani from the Mass Effect series, has passed away at age 61; yesterday was the actor's birthday. Cause of death is unknown at this time.

Kickstarter to be used for Wasteland sequel?

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It begins. Double Fine is doing doubly fine with their Kickstarter project, so now it seems others want a slice of the community-funded pie. Veteran designer Brian Fargo wants more Wasteland.

The 1988 post-apocalyptic RPG was thought of as a defining title for its time, and was a precursor to Fallout. Fargo now runs studio inXile and he wants to know if fans want more.