Black Book

4.9 out of 5
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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.
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About Black Book

About this 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!

Game Details

Release Date:
August 10, 2021
Developer:
Morteshka
Publisher:
HypeTrain Digital
Rating:
ACB rating of 15
ESRB rating of 13
Supported Languages:
English +

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 3.0 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 / AMD Radeon R9 280X
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 5 GB available space

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: MacOS version 10.13.4 or 10.14.1 or 10.15.4 or newer
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 3.0 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: An OpenGL supported GPU
  • Storage: 5 GB available space

Critic Reviews

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GameSkinny

80 / 100
"It's hard for me to put a precise score on that kind of thing. I'd be happy to recommend it to anyone with a card-game addiction, it's got a few things going for it as far as...

Multiplayer.it

65 / 100
"Black Book is an intriguing game due to its unique subject matter. The problem is that the game's pace is too slow and you risk getting bored and missing out on all the good...

GameStar

76 / 100
"Smart indie RPG with a great setting, fun card battles and interesting characters."
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Relax & enjoy! 80.77%  of players consider this game to be Just Right

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Tried It
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Played It
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Beat It
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Conquered It
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Completionist! 27.59%  of players have Conquered It

Black Book User Reviews

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User Rating

Average score from 7 ratings
57% of users would recommend this.
4.9

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Frequently Asked Questions

Somewhere in the middle. 15% of GameFAQs users said Black Book is Simple or Easy. 81% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right.
According to ACB, Black Book is suitable for players aged 15 and above.
Yes, Black Book is not fully Steam Deck Verified but the publisher says it is "Playable" on Steam Deck.
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • All functionality is accessible when using the default controller configuration
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • This game sometimes shows mouse, keyboard, or non-Steam-Deck controller icons
Minimum:
  • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 3.0 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 / AMD Radeon R9 280X
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
Minimum:
  • OS: MacOS version 10.13.4 or 10.14.1 or 10.15.4 or newer
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 3.0 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: An OpenGL supported GPU
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 31 hours. 57% of users played Black Book for over 40 hours.
62% of critics on Metacritic recommend Black Book. The Metascore is 75 out of 100.
57% of Fanatical users recommend Black Book. The average review score is 4.9/5
Black Book was released on August 10, 2021
Yes, Black Book supports MacOS.
Black Book is published by HypeTrain Digital
Black Book was developed by Morteshka
Fanatical users tagged Black Book as Card Battler, Card Game, Dungeon Crawler, and Roguelite
Fanatical users tagged Black Book as Female Protagonist, Mythology, Dark Fantasy, and Fantasy
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Black Book as Card Battler
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Black Book as Card Game
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Black Book as Dungeon Crawler

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