SMOKE AND SACRIFICE
On a frozen wasteland of a world, a small patch of fertile land survives thanks to the blessing of the Sun Tree. After sacrificing her son, Sachi discovers a darker secret lurking beneath its benevolent light. As she ventures into a hidden land where the very air threatens to steal her life and memory, will Sachi ever discover the truth of what happened to her son? Smoke and Sacrifice is an open-world, narrative-driven RPG, where exploiting living ecosystems is the key to your survival. Craft, fight, survive and explore in your quest for the truth.
Who are we?
He’s shipped more than a dozen titles since then, and put his soul into every one. This is why he now has none left. He worked on several games at Sony Computer Entertainment and later became lead programmer on Art Academy, fulfilling a childhood dream to work with Nintendo.
Neil started his own company in 2011, White Bat Games. Now he’s getting stuck into the code and design of Solar Sail’s new project.
With more than twenty shipped titles and multiple credits as Lead Designer, Lead Artist and Creative Director, he has created games based around Pokémon and The Lord of the Rings and has directed projects for Warner Brothers, Disney and Microsoft.
Tancred quit his last job as Creative Director because he didn’t get to make game art anymore. He is now having the time of his life designing and arting the coolest stuff he can think of.
Our publisher Curve did a great job showing off Smoke and Sacrifice to the general public at EGX Rezzed this year in London’s Tobacco Dock venue. First time actual, regular people got to play the game so it was great (if nerve-wracking!) to be around – those screens were in constant use. Loved seeing the[…]
We were honoured that Smoke and Sacrifice was one of the Indie titles selected to go on show at The Media Indie Exchange (MIX) developer showcase this year in San Francisco. The event was originally created by indies and indie game enthusiasts to provide a setting for developers to showcase their projects to top journalists.[…]
We were privileged to attend GDC this year; a day of sightseeing around beautiful Golden Gate Park and dinner at a great Taqueria in The Mission preceded an intense schedule of back-to-back presentations of Smoke and Sacrifice to assembled games media. We were overwhelmed by the positive reactions and previews which ensued. So great to[…]
Munich, Nuremberg, Berlin and Hamburg – four snowy cities in three days with multiple visits in each location to present Smoke and Sacrifice to the super-friendly and welcoming German games media. A real treat to be there and so encouraging to find everyone so excited by what we had to show. OK and also there[…]
We were privileged to visit beautiful Paris and present Smoke and Sacrifice to assembled French games media. Delighted at the overwhelmingly positive reaction to our game, it’s so great to bring it out into the sunshine after so long working in secret.
Stunning, Hand-Illustrated Survival RPG ‘Smoke and Sacrifice’ Heading To PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2018 Curve Digital handling publishing duties as London-based studio explores ecological fantasia and themes of motherhood. London, United Kingdom – February 6th, 2018 – London-based independent studio, Solar Sail Games today announced that Smoke and Sacrifice, their[…]
We’re back in London after an inspiring few days at @RebootDevelop in beautiful Croatia. We made new friends, learned new things, played new games and generally had the opportunity to step back, refresh and think of ways to raise our sights still further. And, we got sunburnt sightseeing in spectacular Dubrovnik and went On A[…]
Solar Sail Games has a vacancy for an Associate Designer. We’re looking for someone with some practical experience of game design. Unity skills are desirable, as is experience working in a video games QA department. This position would be well-suited to a graduate who has worked on a mod, university project or similar. Responsibilities: Design[…]