Black Book

Inclusive Character Customization
Extremely Fun
“Black Book” is a dark RPG Adventure, based on Slavic myths, in which you play as a young sorceress. Fight evil forces in card-based battles and explore the world, where humans live alongside mythological creatures.

Dive into this narrative-driven RPG Adventure with card-based combat and explore a world where reality neighbors myth.

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.


  • Uncover the seals of Black Book
    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!

Available Achievements

Black Sorceress
20 XP
20 XP
Aspen Tree
20 XP
Black Sorcerer
20 XP
Card Player
20 XP

Black Book DLC & Add-Ons

Epic Player Ratings

Captured from players in the Epic Games ecosystem.
This game has Inclusive
Character Customization
This game is
Extremely Fun
This game has
Amazing Storytelling
This game is
Highly Recommended

Black Book Ratings & Reviews

  • 86%
    Critics Recommend
  • 81
    Top Critic Average
  • Strong
    OpenCritic Rating
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by Nic Bunce
8 / 10
Black Book feels in some ways like a D&D campaign through rural Russia that inadvertently teaches you history and folklore along the way, which I absolutely love, that comes down to card-game battles rather than dice rolling which, again, I love. The pacing is off, the addition of Durak is a bit pointless and there are quality-of-life issues that could do with a bit of polish, but I'd still strongly recommend this game to anyone who thinks they might be interested.
by James Bentley
8.5 / 10
Black Book has surprised me with how charming, self confident and thoughtful its systems are, even if its pacing is a little inconsistent and some acts are better than others.
by Adam Kerr
7.5 / 10
Morteshka's second outing was a home-run. Black Book is a superbly written title, lifting the lids of a host of Slavic myths that were likely unknown to many of us previously. Gameplay can be easy at times, but the rest will keep you locked in.
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Black Book System Requirements



Windows OSWindows 7
Windows OSWindows 7, 8, 10
Windows ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Windows ProcessorIntel Core i7 or AMD 1800 equivalent
Windows Memory2 GB RAM
Windows Memory8 GB RAM
Windows Storage4 GB available space
Windows Direct XVersion 11
Windows GraphicsDirectX 11 compatible video card (integrated or dedicated with min 512MB memory)
Windows GraphicsNVIDIA Geforce 1060 or equivalent
Languages Supported
  • Audio: English, Russian |
  • Text: Russian, English, Chinese - Simplified, Korean, Japanese
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