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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Miss Bullard’s School for Former Ladies
Nov 12, 12:00am

Camille Nohra was a Failbetter incubee over the summer of 2018. She just released Miss Bullard’s School for Former Ladies (, $10): Miss Bullard’s School for Former Ladies is the only Old Continent boarding and etiquette school for women of “unfortunate circumstance”, who are not quite as normal as they once were, but still wish to […]

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SUNLESS SKIES: Survival update!
Nov 7, 12:00am

Welcome, skyfarer! The nights are drawing in, and Team FBG are drawing the blinds and lighting our candles for the last push to complete SUNLESS SKIES. Today’s update and the COMMANDER update on 19th December are the last ones before we launch, on 31st January. In this release we’ve got a new opening experience for […]

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The Sunless Sea Halloween Sale
Oct 30, 12:00am

Get in the spooky spirit this Halloween by voyaging out into a deep, dark zee teeming with misfortune and filled to the brim with zee-beasts! And if you’ve already confident above the waves, why not try diving to their terrifying depths in the extensive expansion, Zubmariner? Sunless Sea is now on more platforms than ever before, […]

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Nov 7, 12:00pm

The SURVIVAL update for SUNLESS SKIES is now live! 🌟 New game opening 🌟 New New Winchester 🌟 New ways to die It's…

Nov 7, 10:42am

Hallowmas draws to a close soon. Spend your last confessions and prepare for a nice chat with Mr Huffam from the Unexpurgated Gazette!

Nov 2, 10:01pm

These Exceptional Stories are now available to buy or replay on the Fate tab: The Bones of London and Written in t…

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