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The Bard's Tale is an action-adventure video game created by InXile Entertainment, and released in 2004. Marketed as a humorous spoof on fantasy role-playing video games (of which the original Bard's Tale was given as a prime example), it has more in common with modern console games like Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance. The Bard's Tale was released for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox in October 2004. It was released for Microsoft Windows on July 28, 2005. The game was re-released on Steam in December 2009.
The Bards Tale GPU Performance Comparison Graph

The Bards Tale GPU Analysis
Comparing The Bards Tale PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that The Bards Tale is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 1.5.

To get the best visual graphical experience on The Bards Tale, aim to have a GPU that has at least 128 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play The Bards Tale

We are advised that 17 year old graphics cards should be able to run The Bards Tale , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the The Bards Tale graphics card requirements chart below.