Martha Is Dead
- Martha Is Dead
Martha Is Dead
Martha Is Dead is a dark first-person psychological thriller set in 1944 Italy, blurring the lines between reality, superstition and the tragedy of war.
As the conflict between the German and Allied sides escalates, the desecrated body of a drowned woman appears... Martha!
Martha is dead and her twin sister Giulia, the daughter of a German soldier, must deal alone with the great trauma of loss and the consequences of her murder. The search for the truth is shrouded in mysterious folklore and the extreme horror of war drawing ever closer.
Which will prevail?
Fully Authentic Italian Dubbing
The first indie video game with Italian as the default original language for total immersion in the story and characters.
From the creators of The Town of Light
The second game from LKA, the award-winning developer of The Town of Light and specialist in narrative based reality games with complex themes .
Deep, dark, multi-dimensional narrative
Martha Is Dead explores the loss of loved ones, relationships, and the psychological undercurrents of a dark period in history through the eyes of a young woman who seeks the truth, but also has her own secrets.
Discover a detailed recreation of the Italian countryside
Discover the stunning Tuscan countryside in complete freedom on foot, by boat or by bike. The setting and historical context of Martha Is Dead are inspired by real events and places, which have been exactly recreated in true LKA style.
Play with dolls
Play with different puppets in the puppet theater to bring back long-forgotten memories.
Mix of folklore and superstition
Unlock symbols and use tarot cards to discover new aspects of the game and invoke the spirit of the Lady.
The war as a backdrop
Collect newspapers, telegrams and listen to the radio to be aware of what is happening in the world during the war.
Virtual photographic grandeur
Enjoy taking photos for pure pleasure, which will also help you progress
in the story and discover more of the game world. A simulator will guide you through 1940s photography, where you can reveal your real photos in a fully functional darkroom in the game.
Authentic Italian music of the time
Immerse yourself in a highly evocative and atmospheric soundtrack featuring underwater music specialists such as Between Music and their Aquasonic project; the composer of The Town of Light, Aseptic Void, and his dark and haunting tones; and covers of classics like Schubert's Ave Maria and O Bella Ciao, with original songs written and performed by Francesca Messina, also known as '90s disco star Femina Ridens.