Sunless Skies

SAIL THE STARS. BETRAY YOUR QUEEN. MURDER A SUN.

Sunless Skies is a Gothic Horror roleplay game with a focus on exploration and exquisite storytelling for PC, Mac and Linux.

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Sunless Sea

LOSE YOUR MIND. EAT YOUR CREW.

Take the helm of your steamship and set sail for the unknown! Sunless Sea is a game of discovery, loneliness and frequent death, set in the award-winning Victorian Gothic universe of Fallen London.

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Fallen London

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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Exceptional Story for March: Shade of Yesterday
Feb 27, 12:00am

Artists and the literati rejoice — a pen show visits London! Nibs as numerous as a battalion’s bayonets! Inks, in all the wild colours of the Neath! Try them to your hearts content! What’s that? Rumours of stolen memories? Utter nonsense. Come, and look at all the lovely pens. Shades of Yesterday is the first […]

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We’re hiring! Marketing Manager (Maternity Cover)
Feb 13, 12:00am

We’re Failbetter Games, makers of Sunless Skies, Sunless Sea and Fallen London. We’re looking for someone with broad communications skills to join our friendly and inclusive team for ten months while our Communications Director is on maternity leave. We’re based in London. You could work there, or potentially remotely. We may also be able to […]

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The Feast of the Rose 1898
Feb 6, 12:00am

The Feast of the Exceptional Rose is upon us! Visit the Shopkeeper in Viric for a trancelike taste of forbidden romance! Show your affection or scorn through unexpected and creative gifts! What will the season have in store for you? Rewards from the Feast can be won by increasing Masquing. Raise your Masquing through participating […]

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Feb 28, 10:08pm

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Feb 28, 1:13pm

Quite the compliment! Thanks Miri and IGN 😅 https://t.co/Fp4KdKPtmZ

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Feb 27, 9:27pm

We've been finessing the new map for Fallen London, and can now announce that it'll arrive on Wednesday the 4th of… https://t.co/B1hJenu9Vp

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