Navigate, survive, explore! Roam a vast underground ocean in a customised steamship. Trade with strange new lands. Battle sea monsters. Smuggle souls. Seduce your crew. Go mad and hallucinate lizards. You are the captain. It’s your call…


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Thirty years ago, London was stolen. Now it rests on the shore of the Unterzee, that old dark ocean under the world. Hell is close, immortality is cheap, and the screaming has largely stopped…

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Failbetter Games

Purveyors of only the finest examples of interactive narrative – Failbetter are an independent games studio, creating games and stories mostly set in the Fallen London Universe. At present there’s Fallen London itself, a highly acclaimed Victorian fantasy RPG set in a unique subterranean city, and Sunless Sea, an exploration and trading game set in a vast underground ocean of the same world.

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Fallen London Site Redesign: Open Beta 2.0
Aug 16, 12:00am

We’re very excited to announce that we’re opening up the beta access for the Fallen London site redesign again. Our tech team have been working ferociously to herd and tackle bugs found in our first launch, and we’ve had some extremely dedicated volunteers helping us within a closed beta. Now we’ve reached the stage where we want […]

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The Mysteries Revealed, Again
Aug 16, 12:00am

For the second time in Fallen London’s history, we recently closed the Mysteries tab – twenty questions on subjects of the Neath, ranging from the mundane to the fiendish. Rewards have now been dispersed to any player who made a stab at the answers (one coin per correct answer; check your inventory, under Curiosities, to […]

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Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition coming to PlayStation 4 in 2018
Aug 1, 12:00am

Steady your zee-legs, Captain. Sunless Sea is coming to PlayStation 4 in 2018! Our debut console launch will also include its extensive expansion, combining the two into Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition. Enjoy the same deep, compelling world packed with 350,000+ words of stories and secrets, whether you’re above the waves or below them. We’ve partnered […]

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Aug 16, 2:40pm

After tackling some tough bugs on the Fallen London site redesign, we're excited to open up the beta once again! We…

Aug 16, 10:54am

The correct answers to Fallen London's most recent Mysteries are revealed on our blog (contains Neathy information,…

Aug 16, 10:52am

Those of you who took a stab - or an educated guess! - at the Mysteries will find that any correct answers have bee…

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