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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Job: Contract Project Manager
Nov 16, 12:00am

Failbetter Games is looking for a contract project manager with immediate availability to step into a key role managing the development of our flagship title Sunless Skies, the sequel to the successful and critically acclaimed Sunless Sea. The person we’re looking for will be able take control of major project in mid-development, improve existing processes […]

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Sunless Skies: Patch Notes
Nov 15, 12:00am

Build Version: Release Date: 15/11/2017 Greetings Sky-Captains, just a quick update to resolve a number of bugs introduced in the last patch, plus a couple of minor quick-fixes and content updates to boot. Updates The Diffident Bat can now be jettisoned. The Diffident Bat is now available to buy at Abraham’s Engineering at New […]

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Shaping the Universe: QUINTESSENCE
Nov 9, 12:00am

For this development update, we’re taking a dive into one of the most important systems in Sunless Skies: procedural generation. Your feedback in Early Access has been instrumental in some major changes coming later this month, that will transform the way Sunless Skies feels to play.   AN ENDLESS VOID World building is hugely important […]

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Nov 17, 4:30pm

If you're starting to think about what gifts to get your delicious friends for the holidays, why not peruse the Fai…

Nov 7, 5:37pm

Fallen London may be down for maintenance for 30 minutes or so this evening. Thank you for your patience in advance, delicious friends

Nov 4, 8:00pm

Hallowmas will close around midday 7th November, so be certain to finish trading, betraying or honouring your confessions before then!

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