It's another successfulfor Brian Fargo and his studio . The world will be staggering in and out of taverns as The Bard's Tale IV is setting out for adventure to the tune of $1.5 million.
Right now the team are continuing with pre-production before they plunge into full development. Most of inXile are actually on Torment: Tides of Numenera, and the rest beefing up Wasteland 2.
"The Bard's Tale IV can now continue its pre-production stage before moving into full development. Most of the studio is currently working on Torment: Tides of Numenera, and a smaller team are on Wasteland 2 Director's Cut. As those projects wrap up we'll move people on to The Bard's Tale IV," read the update.
The pledge drive isn't over yet though as thecontinues to take in new backers, providing an extended window of hope for the community achieving some more stretch goals.
"During the campaign, we hit several, though not all of our stretch goals. The Enhanced CNPC System, Enhanced Crafting, and dungeons from the RPG Super Team of Monte Cook, Bruce Cordell, Wolfgang Baur and Sean K Reynolds will all be included, and for that we are very excited." Since they're not in full production there's still time to unlock others.
"...we have flexibility on game scope and content. As we continue to raise fund the game through PayPal pledges, as well as other sources like our back catalog, we will be constantly evaluating what we can add. We definitely hope to include some of our other stretch goal content in post-campaign funding and we'll be keeping you advised of our progress."
The studio and Youtuber Quill18 held a 'Final Hours Party Stream!' as the Kickstarter campaign for The Bard's Tale IV was concluding. You can check it out below where they talk about Torment and the soon-to-arrive Wasteland 2 - Director's Cut.