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

Sunless Sea: Alarming Gifts
Jun 23, 12:00am

The zee, the zee! It rises, black-fisted, and falls on you with all its weight. Today’s Sunless Sea patch unlocks a few new slivers of story: The Alarming Scholar will now correctly provide gifts to highly Antiquarian captains. Kingeater’s Castle can now move you elsewhere, for a price. The Venturer’s Executor can now complete certain deals in […]

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Open Submissions for Writer-Designers
Jun 8, 12:00am

Failbetter is a delicious place to work, with a world-class reputation for storytelling. We’ve just added a writer to the team, and we have a small stable of freelancers – but our needs continue to grow, and we are always looking for talent. So we’re now accepting speculative applications for writer-designers. To help us find the best candidates […]

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Fallen London Mobile FAQ
May 28, 12:00am

Fallen London is coming to iOS in 2015. The app will be free to play, offering in-app purchases for premium stories, actions and other delicious perks. It will sync with players’ existing Fallen London characters, and support offline play. Stay in touch with us via your platform of choice for the latest news about the release: […]

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Jul 1, 2:30pm

Look for an Exceptional Story: A Musical Diversion to begin Lost in Reflections: #ExceptionalFriends

Jul 1, 2:27pm

Dark birds. Hungry mirrors. The death of an Emperor. "Lost in Reflections" is now available to #ExceptionalFriends!

Jun 30, 4:00pm

New art, coming soon to #FallenLondon! Stories told of your exploits have become too shocking...

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