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The Bard's Tale

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

56 out of 62 people found this review helpful.

Amazing game!

There is nothing like this on the nook. This game is like a console title, not an app. The install process takes ages... dont let it discourage you because this title is worth EVERY penny!

posted by 10355124 on November 2, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

30 out of 36 people found this review helpful.

Good game, but frequently crashes.

This is the only "real" game that can be had for the Nook. I'm surprised at what a good job they did at porting it over. The graphics are nice, the controls work great and the game runs at a decent frame rate. The problem is it frequently crashes. I've only been playing...
This is the only "real" game that can be had for the Nook. I'm surprised at what a good job they did at porting it over. The graphics are nice, the controls work great and the game runs at a decent frame rate. The problem is it frequently crashes. I've only been playing for an hour or so and it has already crashed twice. My Nook is only a year old. Maybe this game was made for the newer edition Nooks. It's too bad, because otherwise it's a great game.

posted by 16996826 on December 4, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2012

    Good game, but frequently crashes.

    This is the only "real" game that can be had for the Nook. I'm surprised at what a good job they did at porting it over. The graphics are nice, the controls work great and the game runs at a decent frame rate. The problem is it frequently crashes. I've only been playing for an hour or so and it has already crashed twice. My Nook is only a year old. Maybe this game was made for the newer edition Nooks. It's too bad, because otherwise it's a great game.

    30 out of 36 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2012

    ??

    How do i delete storage on the nook tablet?

    2 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2014

    The games for Nook are really poor and very juvenile, and I wish

    The games for Nook are really poor and very juvenile, and I wish I had waited for the Kindle HD instead. So, when I saw this game, I bought it because most Nook games are so lame and designed to keep preschoolers busy. This game is cool, at first, but then it just becomes a frustrating bore. It makes you think you can go on to the next part of the game, but you'll fail if you do without first spending countless hours killing wolves (yawn) to earn enough silver to buy the weapons and maps necessary in the later areas. This game has the longest plot line I've ever seen, and I've been gaming for over 25 years. I found a walk through online, or I wouldn't have been able to play it at all, and even then it's very difficult and time consuming. The weapon tools are really awkward to use, especially on the Nook. The description says how funny this game is, and there are a few chuckles, but it's not that funny at all. As for the "Quest for Coin and Cleavage", not true. There is one scene in the beginning with the barmaid, but the rest of the game is spent in constant battle only. Don't fall for the auto save option. It only makes it impossible for you to go back and do things differently when you fail and die in battle, so you'll have to start over from the beginning. *Spoiler alert*- You get a little dog in the beginning that travels with you if you befriend it. He'll help fight, and he gets knocked out constantly, but doesn't die...until later in the game. I read ahead in the walk through that an enemy kills the dog who then comes back later...in spirit form only. You can command the dog to stay and he will remain where you left him, but if you go to a different town area of the game, the dog appears there with you anyway. So, it's not possible to avoid his death later, far as I can tell.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2013

    Freezes up

    The game is great until it freezes up and wont continue. No matter what I tried it continues to freeze in the same spot. Unknown if their is an update to fix this. Very Very frustrating.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 8, 2014

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