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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Sunless Skies Development Roadmap
Apr 19, 12:00am

If you’ve been with us since the early days of Sunless Sea development, you’ll remember there was a Sunless Sea development roadmap. The roadmap allows players to see where we currently are in development, as well as where we’re headed. You can now find the Sunless Skies Development Roadmap on our website! We’ll be updating […]

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Travel Through the Reach Part III: BIG BANG
Apr 11, 12:00am

The final sprint in March is BIG BANG! This sprint features quite a bit of work from our writers, as they begin to shape Sunless Skies with names and descriptions of sky-beasts and different vessel classifications. You may have heard us mention bees before as well, which Paul has brought to life. Tech have also […]

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April Exceptional Story: The Heart, the Devil and the Zee
Mar 30, 12:00am

Delicious friends, the Exceptional Story for April is here! A Conscientious Nurse. A Besotted Poet. A Garrulous Devil. Untangle a knot of love and duty among the sooty tenements of London’s working poor. But be warned: in this tale of hard lives and hard choices there is no peace to be made between the devils, […]

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Apr 21, 9:30pm

Be certain to begin April's Exceptional Story: The Heart, The Devil And the Zee before next Thursday if you'd like to keep it for later

Apr 21, 3:30pm

Be certain to begin April's Exceptional Story: The Heart, The Devil And the Zee before next Thursday if you'd like to keep it for later!

Apr 19, 9:35pm

We’ll also be discussing the roadmap on our next FBG Podcast 28 April at 14:00BST, if you have any questions for us

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