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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A Fallen London Christmas 1894
Dec 1, 12:00am

Christmas has returned to the Neath! We have plenty in store for those festively inclined, with our very delicious Advent Calendar beginning today, along with the release of this year’s Christmas cards. ADVENT CALENDAR Each day from today through Christmas, visiting the Advent Calendar will reward you with something distinctly festive and gift-like. Due to […]

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December Exceptional Story: The Persona Engine
Nov 24, 12:00am

Delicious friends, the Exceptional Story for December is here! London’s government departments compete as frequently as they cooperate. Most are already ineffective and widely scorned. Plus, expertly forged work orders have been eroding their capacities further. Discover what hidden power has been playing the government against itself! The Persona Engine is the first story in […]

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Sunless Skies Pre-Production: Talkin’ Bout Proc Generation
Nov 24, 12:00am

When we started working on Sunless Sea, there weren’t many games that attempted to blend exploration of a randomised playspace with interactive storytelling. In the process of making that game, we learned a lot about the sort of experiences we wanted to create, and also a few that we would perhaps want to avoid in […]

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Dec 4, 6:01pm

Soon those b____y urchins will start caroling. Check door 4 quickly, and be on your way!

Dec 4, 12:05pm

Be certain to claim your Advent gifts sharpish, as they only stay available for a few days once released!

Dec 4, 12:00pm

Soon those b____y urchins will start caroling. Check door 4 quickly, and be on your way

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