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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Interlude: That Writing Role
Dec 17, 12:00am

Earlier this year, we started hiring for another writer. We’ve been very transparent about our hiring process, and we wanted to continue that – both for applicants and for other interested parties. Here’s where we are now. Writing jobs in games get a lot of applications, and it’s hard to filter quality – so we applied a […]

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Nov 27, 12:00am

A multi-faceted update: new stories, new gameplay and a feast of new artwork. This is V0.6.3.1751, currently available on Steam (Humble versions always come along a little later due to timezones). FEATURES Legacies have been re-designed. When you die, choose your relationship to the late captain. More control over what you receive to take into […]

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Nov 24, 12:00am

Fallen London is the proud sponsor of The Kitschies this year. We’re particularly delighted to support their new category: the Invisible Tentacle, for natively digital fiction that is progressive, intelligent and entertaining. You have ONE WEEK left to submit your digital fiction efforts (i.e. not just an ebook, but anything fictive and digital-first, including a Twine […]

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Dec 18, 10:20pm

Above ground, this would have been extraordinary. #fallenlondon #advent #18Dec

Dec 18, 6:28pm

#SunlessSea is 20% off in the #SteamSale! Lose your mind. Eat your crew.

Dec 18, 6:22pm

We're thrilled! @rockpapershotgun named #SunlessSea as one of the Bestest Best Games of 2014:

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