A historian inherits a collection of books from his grandfather, including seven sealed tomes that require passwords to open. To uncover the strange writings within, players will need to put their critical thinking and analytical skills to work, making notes from their readings to discover the secrets of free puzzle game Seven Sages.

Seven Sages requires players do actual in-game research, poring over the game’s various tomes to find clues and ciphers that will let them find out the game’s passwords and puzzle solutions. These will steadily let the player move deeper into a story about humanity’s attachment to ideologies and the futility of accurate histories.

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The strange ramblings within these books are built to challenge the player to find solutions inside of their own head, connecting plot and puzzles with their own cleverness.