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 Writer Guidelines: Part I
Apr 15, 12:00am

Two new writers will soon be joining Failbetter, so we’ve taken the opportunity to update and formalise our internal writing guidelines. We felt they might be useful for those with an interest in narrative design, so are sharing them in a short series of blogs. Below are our internal guidelines for pitching and creating content. […]

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Apr 2, 12:00am

ERIK is here, introducing new items which you can use to instigate combat with some of the Unterzee’s deadliest beasts! Take one of these items to zee with you and use it to summon your quarry. Best used when you are a good distance from land, in open waters. This means people who are struggling to find […]

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Apr 24, 10:01pm

In case you missed it, #SunlessSeaOST is out now on Bandcamp!

Apr 24, 6:45pm

#SunlessSea is 20% off, for your weekend gaming pleasure:

Apr 24, 11:05am

Featuring extended and remastered tracks: #SunlessSeaOST is out now on Bandcamp!

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