Play on the PC and Mac

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Using an Emulator to play The Infinite Black is no longer necessary. Download the PC, Mac, and Linux clients from http://www.spellbook.com/tib.

There are several Emulators you can use to play The Infinite Black on PC. BlueStacks is the most popular because it's easy to use and it's free.

BlueStacks Beta

  • Go to http://www.bluestacks.com
  • Download the software and install it.
  • After setting up the software, BlueStacks will direct you to the App Store.
  • Search for The Infinite Black and install it.
  • Sometimes BlueStacks has problems Installing or "Loading," the easiest solution is to reboot your computer. Sometimes opening Windows Task Manager and ending BlueStacks processes will work, too.

BlueStacks Alpha

  • The BlueStacks Alpha client is very lightweight and sometimes works better than Beta for some users.
  • The Alpha client requires you download and install The Infinite Black manually.

What do you need:

If you follow the following steps you should be running TIB on your PC within 10 minutes.

  • Download Bluestacks for Windows:
  • Run the installer.
  • After installation you should have a shortcut on your desktop called BlueStacks App Player
  • We now have to make a shortcut on the desktop to make APK installation possible.
    • For Windows X64, go to C:\Program Files (x86)\BlueStacks
    • For Windows X32, go to C:\Program Files\BlueStacks
  • Create a shortcut for the HD-ApkHandler.exe application, and move that onto your desktop.
  • Go to The Infinite Black General Forum and download the latest game version (Sticky Post)
    • Each time there is a The Infinite Black client update, you will need to repeat this step
  • After download, extract the APK onto your desktop, and drag-and-drop the APK file on the HD-ApkHandler.exe shortcut on your desktop.
    • It should say "installing APK"
  • When done it should say something like "Application installed successfully"
  • Now click on the BlueStacks App Player link and follow the instructions as shown.
  • When you see The Infinite Black icon, Click it, and your game login screen should be visible in moments....