|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 cutscenes related to the town of Kirkwall after the Bard kills an ornery horse at a sacred site. Tellingly, the Bard does not try to help the town, as we might expect in other computer role-playing games. This is reinforced by the fact that there is nothing that the player can really do to lift the curse as the Nuckalavee only appears in cutscenes.