Maid of Sker
Brave the nightmares of the Quiet Men. When they arrive, do not panic — don’t even breathe.
Maid of Sker is a first-person horror game set in a remote hotel with a macabre history from Welsh folklore. Brave the nightmares of the Quiet Men. When they arrive, do not panic — don’t even breathe.
Set in 1898 and based on the haunting story of Elizabeth Williams, a young women imprisoned by her father to stop her from marrying the man she loves. Be prepared to be thrust into a terrifying journey to save her with gameplay focused on story, exploration and no-weapon survival tactics. Experience a multiple thread narrative where your decisions matter, unlocking different story paths and multiple endings.
Expect a story of forbidden love within a family empire driven by torture, slavery, piracy and a supernatural mystery that suffocates the grounds of the hotel.
A 3D sound based AI system is the core survival gameplay mechanic. Hide, run, creep, trap and distract are some of the techniques you need to master to survive enemies with super hearing. As you progress, enemies become more difficult to avoid, to the point where standing still and holding your breath is the only option!
Time it correctly and you’re safe, for now. Run out of breathe and — suffer.
With the support of the Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA of the European Union
Non-linear Story: Featuring narrative branches where choices matter, ultimately leading to one of four endings.
Sound Based Survival:
A unique 3D sound based AI system is the core survival gameplay mechanic.
Featuring 4k uncapped on PC (1080p 60fps minimum) and HDR enhancements on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.
Based on Welsh Folklore:
With inspiration from Welsh folklore. The story tells of Elizabeth Williams, a young women imprisoned by her father to stop her from marrying the man she loved. She is said to have died of a broken heart and this tragic tale was immortalized in the Welsh folk song, "Y Ferch o'r Sker" (The Maid of Sker).