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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The Fruits of the Zee festival begins!
Aug 20, 12:00am

Look out your rod and reel: the Fruits of the Zee Festival is upon us! The festival begins today, 20th August, and will end on the 3rd of September. As summer winds down, enjoy calming fishing trips and indulge in a cornucopian repast of delights plucked fresh from the bounteous Zee. Hire a fishing boat, […]

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Fallen London Site Redesign: Open Beta 2.0
Aug 16, 12:00am

We’re very excited to announce that we’re opening up the beta access for the Fallen London site redesign again. Our tech team have been working ferociously to herd and tackle bugs found in our first launch, and we’ve had some extremely dedicated volunteers helping us within a closed beta. Now we’ve reached the stage where we want […]

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The Mysteries Revealed, Again
Aug 16, 12:00am

For the second time in Fallen London’s history, we recently closed the Mysteries tab – twenty questions on subjects of the Neath, ranging from the mundane to the fiendish. Rewards have now been dispersed to any player who made a stab at the answers (one coin per correct answer; check your inventory, under Curiosities, to […]

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Don’t have a boat? Don’t fret! There's a helpful urchin at your lodgings who will be happy to ferry you to the Frui…

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Delicious friends, the Fruits of the Zee festival has begun! Wind down your summer with a trip to Mutton Island an…

Aug 20, 2:15pm

Look out your rod and reel: the Fruits of the Zee Festival is upon us! This free festival begins today, 20th August…

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