While I was adventuring, I got my saddle containing the legendary Bard's Gold stolen by a filthy goblin.
It has been my Family Treasure for generations...
I had to get it back at all costs! Giving chase to the burglar, I went through a portal that sent me to this strange world...
I must escape and return the Bard's Gold to where it belongs!

Key Features

  • Old school platforming experience - No tutorials or explanations how things should be done. Everything including the basic game mechanics must be figured out by yourself as you go.

  • Pre-made random levels - Different layouts for levels chosen randomly each playthrough. While getting the chance to memorize levels and get better at them, the “random level” system will keep your interest.

  • Rogue-lite - With the gems you collect you will be able to upgrade your character on Game Over, or you can spend them within the in-game shop. The reaper is pleased both ways.

  • Secrets - ??????
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Bard's Gold 1.2 Halloween Update

I would like to start by thanking everyone who has supported us and helped with bug reports/feedback. Turning Bard's Gold into a better game.

We have a lot of new content and a new game mode! Here it is:

New game mode : Hardcore

We have added a health bar in the new game mode versus the current standard of instant-death. You will also be able to upgrade your stats as you progress throughout the run. However, you will not benefit from upgrades nor will you be able to upgrade your passive skills after the end of the run (upon permanent death.)

  • The level loading system has been changed to be a bit more complex, increasing the random factor in the new game mode.
  • New leaderboard
  • Secrets

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Halloween Content

We have developed all new levels, spooky enemies and traps, and even a complete new world. They are all hidden within the stages; you just have to find them!

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Bug Fixes & Changes

  • Skill Book Names were not appearing correctly on some resolutions, but has now been fixed.
  • Boss health has been reduced, but their mitigation has been increased resulting in decreased damage taken.
  • Applying gems to passive skills now has a quicker rate of application.
  • In world 2-1 after acquiring a map piece and entering the shop, the map piece would disappear. This has been fixed.
  • On certain resolutions the game was too dark due to surface issues. We have now fixed this.

We want to thank everyone again for their trust and support as we continue to improve the game and aim to bring back the nostalgia from our childhood platformers. For those of you who haven’t joined the Pixel Lantern family just yet, we encourage you to give us a try. We know you won’t be disappointed. We want to wish everyone a Happy Halloween and may you fill your bags with lots of goodies!!

Bard's Gold v1.1 is now live!

Bard's Gold v1.1 is now live!


Hello folks, it has been a month since our Steam launch and now we are happy to announce our first update v1.1!

Bard's Gold steam launch!

Bard's Gold steam launch!


Hello folks, we are happy to announce that Bard’s Gold will be released at 14.8.2015!!

Bard's Gold Alpha is now available for Mac and Linux

Bard's Gold Alpha is now available for Mac and Linux


Hello folks, After tackling some problems about exporting, i was finally able to make this happen. I didn't encounter any bugs but if you do please mail...

New Upgrade System

New Upgrade System


New Upgrade system and Extra Gamble interface has been added to the game.

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