Sunless Skies

SAIL THE STARS. BETRAY YOUR QUEEN. MURDER A SUN.

Sunless Skies is a Gothic Horror roleplay game with a focus on exploration and exquisite storytelling for PC, Mac and Linux.

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Sunless Sea

LOSE YOUR MIND. EAT YOUR CREW.

Take the helm of your steamship and set sail for the unknown! Sunless Sea is a game of discovery, loneliness and frequent death, set in the award-winning Victorian Gothic universe of Fallen London.

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Fallen London

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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Latest news

Doubt Street Changes
Jan 14, 12:00am

Today, we are making a few changes to Doubt Street: The various Doubt Street opportunity cards have been retired. Players with certain endgame traits will now find new branches in various Doubt Street storylets which allow them to gain more of a specific type of copy. Rewards for the standard newspaper editions (and the Seditious […]

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The Clay Highwayman
Jan 12, 12:00am

“… you dutifully record what you’ve uncovered, along with even more implausible rumours: That his Beast is Clay at heart, but covered in iron. That he once fell in love – With a Londoner? A tomb-colonist? Another Clay Man? A zee-beast? – and wandered the Zee to find this lover. That everything he says are […]

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Exceptional Story for January: Caveat Emptor
Dec 31, 12:00am

A notorious Vicomte is buying property across London. Now he has an eye on your address – and potentially your neck. Navigate the estate market, infiltrate secret lairs, and learn how to deal with a truly blood-sucking landlord. Written by Chandler Groover Art by Tobias Cook Editing and QA: James Chew & Olivia Wood In addition to […]

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Jan 18, 1:29pm

Three weeks until we launch the Kickstarter for Mask of the Rose and unleash the smooching possibilities! 😘🦇 Foll… https://t.co/FDOf2oSpMe

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