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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7 Facts About Our Next Game
Sep 24, 12:00am

If you’ve been watching our live interview from EGX this afternoon, you will have heard the exciting news: Our next game, the sequel to Sunless Sea, will be called Sunless Skies, and we’re doing a Kickstarter for it in February next year! There’s very little we can say at this early stage, but to whet […]

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Astronaut: The Best is now on Kickstarter!
Sep 22, 12:00am

Astronaut: The Best is a narrative strategy PC game where you turn underdog losers into presentable space heroes using lies, dark magic, and/or hard work. Now on Kickstarter, including a fabulous demo! The developers, Universal Happymaker, will receive Fundbetter funding to match their Kickstarter goal – but only if they make it! We spoke to Mike […]

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Five things I’ve learned at Failbetter: Haley Uyrus, Marketing Manager
Sep 20, 12:00am

Haley Uyrus is marketing manager at Failbetter Games. She’s on twitter here: @Absintheuse Like many, my path into the games industry was a bit like pinball. After a master’s degree in game design and theory, I’ve done everything in games from artwork, QA and production, design, and finally marketing. Previously, I marketed a plethora of indie titles from […]

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