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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Incubating at Failbetter: Pixel Trickery
Oct 9, 12:00am

A guest post from our first incubee, after his game was 300% funded on Kickstarter Greetings, scrumptious acquaintances. Did I get that right? I’m Harry Tuffs, an indie dev making a game called A House of Many Doors, and over the last few months I’ve been incubating at Failbetter Games. It’s been a fantastic experience, […]

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Discernment: our first guest artist!
Sep 24, 12:00am

Our Exceptional Story for October 2015 is Discernment, a story of love and infernal theology by Em Short. For the first time in Fallen London’s history we have a guest artist! Mark Penman has contributed a piece for Discernment’s promotional artwork – the front cover of the story, if you like – and the character […]

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Supporting Médecins Sans Frontières: A Charitably Mysterious Bundle
Sep 8, 12:00am

Three and a half thousand people died last year, trying to cross the Mediterranean to find a better life.  Europe – including the UK – is waking up to the scale of the tragedy, and we’d like to help too. We’ve just made a unique piece of content available, which entitles you to a lucky […]

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Oct 9, 3:42pm

Our special edition Sunless Sea prints are now available on! Limited numbers, selling out fast!

Oct 9, 9:55am

These delicious Sunless Sea prints go on sale at @Gamers_Edition in just over an hour!

Oct 8, 2:03pm

"Let's speak of the South. Of a place of flint." A two-part Exceptional Story by @alexiskennedy. Part I: 29 October.

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