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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Latest news

Albion is coming to Sunless Skies on 4 April
Mar 14, 12:00am

Expect to be able to travel to Albion from 4 April! This second region brings the game much closer to our final vision. Albion is the heart of the British Empire’s territory in the High Wilderness; and the only place in the heavens you can reliably get a decent cup of tea. Its hub is […]

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Patch Notes – v1. (27th February 2018)
Mar 5, 12:00am

Build Version: Release Date: 27/02/2018 Known Issues   What’s New Combat changes – batch #1 The biggest change we’ve made to this build is a complete rework of the Heat mechanics. We’ve redesigned the Heat bar and the way it gives feedback. We’ve also made the mechanics simpler and feel we’ve arrived at something […]

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March’s Exceptional Story: The Pursuit of Moths
Feb 22, 12:00am

Delicious friends, the Exceptional Story for March is here! A rogue artist has been spreading incandescent graffiti. Join a secret society in pursuit of the mysterious vandal and help them chase down the culprit—if their own secrets don’t catch up to them first. The Pursuit of Moths is the first story in the Season of […]

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Mar 16, 10:30pm

Friendly reminder that anyone wishing to make any final purchases on the Fallen London app have until the 23 of Mar…

Mar 16, 11:37am

Friendly reminder that anyone wishing to make any final purchases on the Fallen London app have until 23 March

Mar 1, 8:05am

Sunless Skies will release in September! We've just introduced controller support and revamped the Heat mechanic. M…

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