Build a unique team, where each character has a random weapon, race and class. Strong combinations of heroes, enhanced by the ballad creation system and jelly dwarfs, will capture your adventure in history!
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (13) - 61% of the 13 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (555) - 73% of the 555 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 22, 2022
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Bard Idle is a game with great potential in terms of combinations of random weapons, unit classes and races, as well as the random strings that make up the ballad. There are already a lot of possible combinations in the game, but we see that it's possible to add a lot more.

In addition, we want to make sure that the game will be worth playing for a pretty long time (months, if not years!). We'd like to better understand what mechanics would be most interesting to our players. That's why we want to put the game out now, so we can work with players to develop it.

Bard Idle is not only IDLE, the game also contains elements of RPG games and auto-battlers. These games need a well practiced balance and the feedback from players would help us sharpen it.

Also, being an IDLE game, Bard Idle should combine active play (where the player is required to constantly interact with the game) and passive play (where the characters can be left alone and progress on their own). We need to make sure that we support both of these styles of playing. And we're counting on the players to help with that, too.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game will be in Early Access for six months. The game will continue to evolve even after full release.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Until the full launch, we will spend time balancing gameplay and adding new content. We want to add more classes, weapons, magic, and different races of units. We want to develop a ballad creation system.

We plan to add new game modes:
  • Hero's Path.
  • Arena
  • Training
  • Battle of the Titans

In addition, we will be adding new types of maps and locations.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is fully playable!

The game has 16 classes, 20 weapons, 6 races. Heroes at generation get random weapon, class and race. And the team consists of several heroes. All this gives a huge number of random combinations!

The game presents a ballad creation system. Create a ballad of your choice to support your playing style and enhance your team of heroes!

An important aspect of the game is the jelly dwarves. A jelly dwarf will help improve your favorite character -- and it also gives the game extra depth.

The game has a map and several locations.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The game will remain free to play.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We look forward to your feedback, so join the gaming community on Steam and let us know what you think!”
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About This Game

Build a unique team


Build a unique team! You will choose heroes from a list where each character has a random weapon, race and class. All this gives a huge number of random combinations! Your choice is important: in a strong team, the heroes will supplement each other.

Create a ballad


The game presents a ballad creation system. Create a ballad of your choice to support your playing style and enhance your team of heroes!

Engage in epic battles


Only strong combinations of heroes, enhanced by the ballad creation system and jelly dwarfs, can leave a mark on history!

As well as:

  • 16 classes
  • 20 types of weapons
  • 6 races
  • Over 100 unique ballad lines
  • 7 types of jelly gnomes
  • Events: chests, altars, animals and unexpected encounters
  • Game Modes: Arena, Hero's Way, Battle with Titans, Training
  • Combination of active and passive play
  • Original soundtrack and attention to sound

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS *: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, or 10
    • Processor: 2 GHc +
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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