The Tarokka card game of 54 cards is illustrated by Chuck Lukacs in black and white. The product is designed to look like a real gypsy tarot deck, and is made in game card format on a textured backing with a matte finish.
The card game can be used by Dungeon Masters to help randomize D&D adventures across Barovia, or used on its own to play the Prophet's Gambit card game for 3 to 5 players (rules included). Unlike spell games, this card game is not optional because the module has been designed according to "needs". the bridge so that the module and its operation feel the random winds of fate. You don't walk through it in a linear fashion but use the deck of cards to guide you through the world encountering different things each time you play the mod as the random cards guide you like the winds of fate.
Players will also like to get their hands on a physical tarokka card game produced by Gale Force 9 and available with the release of the adventure. The tarokka game is a powerful tool for Madame Eva and for the dungeon masters who run Strahd's curse. By using the tarokka game to randomize the locations of the adventure, Dungeon Masters can customize each party's exploration of Barovia, allowing Curse of Strahd to be replayed for years. "