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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Christmas in the Neath 1896
Dec 1, 12:00am

It’s Christmastime in the Neath—even the rats’ eyes have a certain festive glow. ADVENT CALENDAR From today until Christmas day, visiting the Fallen London Advent Calendar from midday will reward you with a gift, or something like one. Click once to open the door for that day, and then click again to receive your prize! […]

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December’s Exceptional Story: Daylight
Nov 29, 12:00am

Delicious friends, the Exceptional Story for December is here! Join forces with a zailor and young rat to uncover the secrets of an abandoned model village. Journey to an island in the middle of the unterzee to uncover the painful legacy of an inventor’s folly and confront the horror that lingers there still. Daylight is […]

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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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Dec 12, 12:06am

❄️A sprinkling of lacre's come early this year. ❄️ The Fallen London Advent Calendar brings gifts, treats and sur…

Dec 11, 12:01pm

⭐A thud against your windowpane. Snow skitters down the glass. ⭐ The Fallen London Advent Calendar brings gifts,…

Dec 10, 12:01pm

⭐A knock on the door announces a grey solicitor. ⭐ The Fallen London Advent Calendar brings gifts, treats and sur…

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