|The Bard's Tale is a fantasy computer role-playing game where the protagonist is a bard -- a type of adventurer-minstrel -- with a quintessential "rogue" stereotype and set in a Gaelic world. The game art is period and geographically appropriate, and characters are a mix of realistic and caricatured. The monsters are quite non-standard (no orcs and goblins, for a change) though not with art so outlandish as to make them look alien.
||This Bard's Tale fantasy game art gallery features a movie capture of the very start of the game, where the Bard first enters Houton's bar and receives his first task. As this is the "tutorial" phase of the game, it is heavily scripted. The careful camera direction is an excellent way to show rather than tell us where the Bard's mind is.