About Poetic

Poetic is an independent game studio founded by Andrej Vojtas bringing together talent from all around the world to create meaningful and innovative narrative games.


The game is being developed by Andrej Vojtas.

To produce Sacred Fire, he works with talent from around the world:

  • Doug Cockle, voice actor (the voice of Geralt of Rivia from The Witcher video games by CD Projekt RED)
  • Sean Beeson, music composer
  • Rene Aigner, location artist

In the past:

  • Matus Koprda helped to establish the code base
  • Martin Kolesar helped with the community building

About Sacred Fire

Sacred Fire is a new introspective role-playing game. You’re a survivor on the run from Rome, your mind filled with fear and rage. Control your emotions, outsmart your opponents and win over volatile allies. Can you rise as a leader and escape a tragic fate? This time, every choice counts.

The game emulates the core of a pen & paper session experience, letting the players use their wit to increase their chances before the next dice-roll.

The game doesn’t rely on random chance alone, as the players have a limited resource pool, the willpower of their characters, that they can use to influence the outcome of dice-rolls that matter the most to them, which adds another layer of strategy and choice-making to the game.

Over the course of the game, choices big and small shape your personality and strengthen or weaken your ability to change the story and avert a tragic ending, as it’s your very own heart that hides all the monsters.

Create the body and mind of your own hero. Will you be brave, vengeful or gifted but traumatized? Customize your appearance and traits that will determine your playstyle.

Enjoy the freedom of choice and interpretation to tell your own story. Track your progress through a nuanced story with no filler events, full of opportunities to use your wits to triumph.

Use psychological tactics in battles. Overcome fear, pain and anger to perform at your peak. Show skill, lethal determination or total control to unnerve your opponent.

Resort to diplomacy in relationships to rise as a leader, gain allies and resolve conflicts peacefully. Compete with other story characters for respect, renown, wealth and followers.

Expand your mind and overcome beliefs holding you back. Unlock motives, weakness and secrets of others. Will you use them to build or to destroy?

Each of the three acts comes with real story branching. Playing as a male or female offers fresh surprises. Can you reach all 5 distinct endings and gain all 8 major achievements?

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Founded in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia


Andrej Vojtas
lead developer


Sacred Fire (2021)

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January 1, 2014