The Bards Tale for Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x and above

The Bard’s Tale has been Native for Mac up til Mojave. After that, it’s not compatible does the tale ends there? No, the tale just gets started! Tested the game on even Big Sur and works fine in my tests :) The Bard’s Tale is available on and can be installed in Porting Kit using the instructions below! Enjoy this one!

Still For Catalina users (until Portingkit 4.0 beta gets released): Make sure SIP is disabled and that the Porting Kit app is located in your Apps/Application folder. If you want SIP to be enabled, I strongly recommend Crossover for now for the time being. Get it here…

Basic Portingkit Install Instructions GOG games:
1. Download Portingkit if you don’t have it already!
2. Download the The Bard’s Tale “offline backup setup” file(s) into your (root) download folder.
3. Go to the library server tab and select the game you want to install and click “Install”
4. Portingkit will create the wrapper and locate your setup file in your download folder
5. The installation of the game will start, run through the install wizard.
6. After installation, exit the installer (don’t run launch the game).
7. Porting kit will say it has finished successfully.
8. Go to your local library tab and select the game and click “play”!
9. Enjoy the game!

Game description:
You play as the titular Bard, a roguish, manipulative and lewd songster whose priorities in life are the acquisition of material wealth and carnal pleasures. The Bard’s pretty sarcastic by nature, but you get to decide just how scathing he is by selecting ‘Nice’ or ‘Sarky’ responses. Watch out you don’t get too cocky though; folk you’ve upset may come back to haunt you

Go to the Porting Kit game page up here…

The Bards Tale for Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x and above

The Bards Tale for Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x and above

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