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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Onward, to Albion: MALMQUIST BIAS
Sep 13, 12:00am

With Sunless Skies now officially available for Early Access / Games in Development, the MALMQUIST BIAS sprint was focused on analysing feedback and bug fixing. A few departments such as art have also begun to explore our next region: Albion.   QUALITY ASSURANCE Quality Assurance, or QA, is a very important role in the games […]

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Fallen London Fan Art Competition: Fin de Siècle in Fallen London!
Sep 5, 12:00am

Delicious friends, we’re always exceptionally impressed with your incredible Fallen London art, and so we’re excited to hold another fan art competition! This year, we’re celebrating the Early Access release of Sunless Skies, the spiritual sequel to Sunless Sea. One of the main artistic influences of Sunless Skies is art nouveau, and so we thought […]

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September’s Exceptional Story: Trial and Error
Aug 31, 12:00am

Delicious friends, the Exceptional Story for September is here! One of London’s most notorious barristers is relying on unusual help. Uncover the secret to his victories, then face him in open court! Trial and Error is the first story in the Season of Sceptres, and was written by Graham Robertson. This season, experience three stories […]

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Delicious friends, be sure to start September's Exceptional Story: Trial and Error ahead of next Thursday if you wish to keep it for later

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