Black Book

A fusion of card-based RPG, adventure and a haunting tale of a young sorceress who gave her life to serve the dark forces.

The dark adventure and card RPG Black Book is free, for Windows, 100% free to keep, in a limited time Epic Store’s giveaway offer! Take advantage, because the Black Book can normally cost US$ 24.99!

Black Book is an independent adventure and RPG set in 19th century Russia and is heavily inspired by Russian folklore and Komi narrative based on Bailichkas. It was developed by Morteshka and initially released on August 10, 2021.

Published by HypeTrain Digital and available for Windows, Mac, Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Black Book was received average to good by critics. In addition, it has thousands of very positive reviews on Steam, is rated 4.9/5 on the Epic Store and is rated 4.5/5 on GOG, at least so far.

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About the game

A fusion of card-based RPGs and Adventure games, “Black Book” is a haunting tale of a young sorceress, who gave her life to serve the dark forces. Dive into the cold, yet alluring world of Slavic folktales – and uncover the secrets that hide in the darkness.

A young girl named Vasilisa, destined to become a witch, decides to throw her fate away and marry her beloved – but that dream is shattered when her betrothed dies under mysterious circumstances.

Aching for her lost love, Vasilisa seeks out the Black Book – a demonic artifact, said to be powerful enough to grant any wish to the one who uncovers all 7 of its seals. Join Vasilisa in her adventures across the rural countryside, as she solves the woes of common folk by confronting demons and performing exorcisms.


  • Uncover the seals of Black Book – Unleash hellish spells on your enemies! Collect spell cards and new skills as you progress.
  • A Historic Adventure – Solve riddles and complete side-quests as you learn more about life in the Slavic countryside.
  • Lead a Demonic Flock – Send demons to do your bidding, but be careful – idle demons will torture you if you don’t find them something to do!
  • Myths and legends – Explore a world based on Northern Slavic mythology. Learn from an in-game encyclopedia, created with the help of expert anthropologists – and find all folk tales hidden within the game!



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