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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#loveindies Week 2018
Jul 16, 12:00am

We’re taking part in #loveindies Week: a celebration of the varied and glorious indie games we’ve played, and of you, the community who supports them (and us!). All week we’ll be sharing our reviews of indie games the Failbetter team have played and loved recently (mostly on our Twitter), and we’d love to hear about […]

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Election 1896: Statistics
Jul 13, 12:00am

As the final pieces of Blythenhale rain down like ash over the city, the Election of 1896 officially closes. While many were sure the Captivating Princess would win, it was the Jovial Contrarian, in his second run, who grasped victory. It was quite the turnaround from the Election of 1894, where the Jovial Contrarian lost […]

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Mysteries: marking and rewards
Jul 12, 12:00am

On the 17th of July – next Tuesday, probably around noon – we will be closing the Mysteries, putting to rest only the second round of Neathy investigations in Fallen London’s history. To join in the fun, visit the Mysteries tab (whilel logged in to Fallen London) and take a guess at the questions therein. […]

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Jul 19, 9:25pm

We have a very, very rare sale on Exceptional Stories in Fallen London to celebrate #loveindies week! These are the…

Jul 19, 3:55pm

Reminder that you can pick up 30 free actions in Fallen London with our special code for #loveindies week:…

Jul 19, 3:11pm

We have a very, very rare sale on Exceptional Stories in Fallen London to celebrate #loveindies week! These are the…

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