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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Election 1895 Begins
Jun 26, 12:00am

Delicious friends, the time has come: Election begins today. Sinning Jenny’s time is up and a new Mayor will be chosen! “A carriage draped in sinful scarlet is stopped on a corner. A handsome footman in unduly tight livery hands you an envelope with gold lettering. “The Mayor invites you to a farewell soiree at […]

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Election 1895
Jun 23, 12:00am

It’s 1895 and Jenny’s time as Mayor is up—a new Mayor will be chosen! The Election is free and is open to all players. It will begin Monday 26th June. Players will have two delicious weeks to choose an Election career and bolster support for their chosen candidate through a variety of actions. At the […]

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Election 1895 Candidate: The Implacable Detective
Jun 22, 12:00am

Sinning Jenny’s time is up, a new Mayor will be chosen! This week, we announce the three candidates who think they can do a better job. Whom will you support? Today we announce the final candidate! The Implacable Detective declared last, apparently she wanted full dossiers on her opponents before she’d enter the ring! She […]

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Jun 27, 3:30pm

This year we've partnered with @GameTeeUK for the Election 1895 campaign posters! Available until the 31st of July…

Jun 27, 9:23am

Amid the excitement for Election, don't forget to begin June's Exceptional Story, Web of the Motherlings before this Thursday, 29th June!

Jun 26, 9:40pm

Election has begun! Play "An Invitation to a Ball" to begin! #Election1895

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