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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Mostly Positive (60) - 78% of the 60 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (1,324) - 91% of the 1,324 user reviews for this game are positive.
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13 Mar, 2018
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17 June

Patch Release 7.05 with improved textures!

Hello everyone! This is a patch release (v7.05) which fixes a couple of bugs and improves performance on the shore. You can now start a new game and change the language on the fly (without having to close and restart the app).

Textures have also been improved via better micro-detailing. You can see an example below (right-click and "View Image" to get the full effect):



Basically after playing God of War I noticed they were using this technique very effectively (normal + albedo micro-textures), so I implemented it in the game. :)

Enjoy!

Fixed:
  • Some UI dropdown menus don’t close (and reopen) properly.
  • Some characters in German don’t show up.
  • Some plates in the commissary float a little above the tables.
  • Music volume is sometimes too loud after reloading a save.
  • Rare issue with blowing up a brisance after it’s been hooked up.
  • Some sectioning issues when climbing on the rampart’s crenelations.
  • The sleeping rats’ colliders (in the barracks) are not active.
  • The collider for the lid of the shore chest is missing.
  • White (untextured) walls in catacombs corridor near the Great Hall.
  • Bees nests erroneously appear as items in inventory.
Changed:
  • Improved performance on the shore.
  • Improved textures quality.
  • You can now start a new game without having to close and reopen the app.
  • Pressing the RB/LB in the Lore UI now loops categories.
  • The new item marker “*” in the inventory now ignores consumables.
  • You can now change the game’s language on the fly (without having to restart).
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16 April

Patch Release 6.60

Here's patch 6.60, which fixes a couple of remaining bugs. Most of them are quite specific, which is a very good thing indeed... :)

Fixed:
  • UI: Black screen remains after the end credits are finished rolling (when using gamepad).
  • Misc: Possible framerate drop when entering the catacombs for the first time.
  • Misc: The faraway surface of the lake can sometimes disappear when Tilo's in a precise location near the far tower.
  • Misc: The sequence of knocking down a key to the floor + saving + dying + reloading can lead to said key not being pickable anymore.
  • Misc: Specific exploit allowing Tilo to sprint and sneak while wearing the armor (sorry speedrunners!).
Changed:
  • Memory requirement for the game has been lowered by almost 600Mb.
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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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