Ghost of a Tale is an action-RPG game in which you play as Tilo, a mouse and minstrel thrown into a perilous adventure. Through stealth and cunning you’ll be able to explore the secrets of Dwindling Heights Keep and navigate its dangers.
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Mar 13, 2018
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July 27

Patch Release 7.33

Hi all, this is just a quick patch to address a few minor bugs (including the missing straw texture introduced in the previous patch).

Fixed:
  • Couple of typos in some dialogs.
  • Invisible blocker in the harbourmaster’s office near the top of the stairs.
  • The straw texture is not visible.
  • Lore section categories (in Inventory UI) don’t react properly to being clicked upon.
  • Tilo can change clothes in front of the gambler in the commissary (how rude!).
  • The portcullis/main gate’s state doesn’t refresh properly when reloading a save.
  • Rare case where the ladder in the rafters doesn’t refresh properly after reloading a save.
  • Tilo can’t climb through the garden window while wearing the armour.
  • The music heard when talking to the gambler is not the Rats' theme.
  • Hornets’ nest (from the jail's chest) sound remains active after reloading a save.
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July 13

Patch Release 7.26 (upgraded engine + better shadows!)

Hello everyone! Here's a new patch release which brings us to version 7.26. It's mostly a maintenance patch, although behind the scenes we've upgraded the game's engine itself (from Unity 5.5 to 2017.4). As a consequence, performance and visual quality have gotten a boost.

Most notably the lighting quality has been greatly improved. The sun's light and shadows now progress smoothly throughout the duration of the day. If you remember before it was advancing abruptly and remained static for 10 seconds, then quickly advanced again and stopped, etc...

Enjoy! :)


Fixed:
  • A couple of holes in the sets geometry.
  • Some set sectioning issues on the shore.
  • Tilo’s hood can sometimes go through the top of his head.

Changed:
  • Major upgrade of the engine.
  • Optimization pass in preparation of console release.
  • Added a new visual option for bloom.
  • Light and shadows from the sun now move smoothly throughout the day.
  • Sunsets and sunrises as well as the game's overall shadows quality have been improved.
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About This Game

Ghost of a Tale is an action-RPG game in which you play as Tilo, a mouse and minstrel caught up in a perilous adventure. The game takes place in a medieval world populated only by animals, and puts an emphasis on immersion and exploration. It features stealth elements, disguises, conversations with allies and enemies, and quests.

You’ll be able to explore the secrets of Dwindling Heights Keep and navigate its dangers. Tilo is not much of a fighter, so stealth and nimbleness are your allies when confronted with enemies twice your size. Talk to the characters you meet and leave no stone unturned in your quest to find Merra, your true love….

About the team:


Ghost of a tale is developed by a very small team. Lionel "Seith" Gallat does 90% of the art, design and coding. Paul Gardner is the game's writer and an experienced game designer. Cyrille Paulhiac does coding and develops tools. Jeremiah Pena is the game's composer, while Nicolas Titeux is responsible for sound design.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 64bit
    • Processor: Intel i5 - 2.5Ghz
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 (2GB) or AMD Radeon R9 270
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Motherboard Integrated sound card
    • Additional Notes: Although Ghost of a Tale is fully playable with mouse and keyboard, we'd strongly recommend playing with a gamepad for the best experience.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 8.1 64bit
    • Processor: Intel i7 - 3.4Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 (3GB) or AMD Radeon R9 285
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    • Additional Notes: Although Ghost of a Tale is fully playable with mouse and keyboard, we'd strongly recommend playing with a gamepad for the best experience.

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