ECS no. 1
ECS no. 2

Bard's Tale III, The: Thief Of Fate

General info

Not Amiga Original

Relationships

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Stats

8,290

Genre

Conversions

Apple II/IIGS
Commodore C64/128
NEC PC-98
PC (DOS)
Tandy PC/IBM PCjr

ECS / OCS

Version info

No
Max 1, Sim 1

Features

Credits

Additional in-game text, Songs performed in the Bard's Halls
Game design
Basic storyline, Ingame maps and text

Hard Disk Installer

Yes

- HD installer is contained on disk 1. - Approx. 1Mb HD space is required for installation.

Compilations

Releases

Year
Name
Licence
Type
Country
Publisher
Languages
Manual Languages
Disks
Rarity
1991
Bard's Tale III, The: Thief Of Fate
Commercial
Full Price
Worldwide
English
2
One version is common, at least one other version is rare
1992
Bard's Tale III, The: Thief Of Fate
Commercial
Budget
Europe
English
2
One version is common, at least one other version is rare

Notes

[1] Game autoboots from floppy or may be launched from WB.

[2] Game manual includes a map (The Wilderness).

[3] Game supports a graphical auto-mapping feature, savegames (floppy/HD) and a quit back to WB option.

[4] Players may import their characters from the game's prequels, THE BARD'S TALE I and THE BARD'S TALE II.

Conversion Notes

Based on 1988 Interplay/Electronic Arts 8-bit (Apple II, C64/128) release. PC versions: CGA, CGA Composite (16 colours), EGA, MCGA/VGA, Tandy, PC-98

Screen info

ECS / OCS
Screenshot ECS no. 3

Screenshot ECS no. 4

Screenshot ECS no. 5

Screenshot ECS no. 6

Screenshot ECS no. 7

Screenshot ECS no. 8

Screenshot ECS no. 9

Screenshot ECS no. 10

Box: ECS / OCS
Box scan ECS no. 1

U.S. Release (front)

Box scan ECS no. 2

U.S. Release (back)

Box scan ECS no. 3

UK Release (front)

Box scan ECS no. 4

UK Release (back)

Disk: ECS / OCS
Disk scan ECS no. 1

Disk scan ECS no. 2

Disk scan ECS no. 3

Misc: ECS / OCS
ECS no. 1

Codewheel

Manual info

ECS / OCS
ECS no. 1

Manual (English)

ECS no. 2

Command Summary Card (English)

ECS no. 3

Online Manual (English)

ECS no. 4

Manual (German)

ECS no. 5

Reference Card (German)

ECS no. 6

Clue Book (English) [Source: mocagh.org]

ECS / OCS

For a bit of fun tell the guard at the mad gods temple “HAMBURGER”.

Apple II/IIGS
Conversion Apple II/IIGS

Conversion Apple II/IIGS

Commodore C64/128
Conversion Commodore C64/128

Conversion Commodore C64/128

NEC PC-98
No conversion screens found.
PC (DOS)
Conversion PC (DOS)

Conversion PC (DOS)

Tandy PC/IBM PCjr
No conversion screens found.

Map info

ECS / OCS

No maps found.

MAGAZINE REVIEWS

Magazine
Issue
Rating
Reviewer
Release type
Review
Scans
Amiga Action
20 (May 1991)
81%
1
Amiga Computing
37 (Jun 1991)
65%
John Diglan
1
Amiga Format
23 (Jun 1991)
69%
Frank O\'Connor
1
Amiga Joker
May 1991
85%
Max Magenauer
1
Amiga Joker
Oct 1992
Joachim Nettelbeck
Re-release
1
Amiga Joker
Sonderheft Nr.3 - Rollenspiele
85%
Max Magenauer
3
Amiga Power
1 (May 1991)
67%
Mark Ramshaw
1
Australian Commodore and Amiga Review
Vol 8 No 7 (Jul 1991)
75%
Andrew Phang
0
CU Amiga
May 1991
89%
Mark Patterson
2
Datormagazin
No 8 (Apr 1991)
67%
Lennart Nilsson
1
Svenska Hemdatornytt
No 5 (May 1991)
72.5%
Niklas Johansson
0

MAGAZINE PREVIEWS

Magazine
Issue
Rating
Reviewer
Release type
Review
Scans
Amiga Joker
Nov 1990
T. Kansas
Carsten Borgmeier
Oskar Dzierzynski
Preview
1
Zero
12 (Oct 1990)
Preview
1

ECS / OCS

Lore Score: 75%

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