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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Latest news

Zubmariner May Update
May 12, 12:00am

Hello and welcome to your update for May! We’re working on a new zee-beast, looking at the different ways the environment will help or hinder you beneath the Zee, and offering a taste of the Zumbarine acquisition story. Plus, if you’re in London, come and meet team FBG at MCM Comic Con! Text resizing will […]

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Fundbetter Update: applications closing (for now) on Monday, 4th July!
May 10, 12:00am

We’ve received just over 50 applications for Fundbetter, our fund for small narrative games and interactive fiction, since we launched the program in February. Who has applied The vast majority of applicants are male, with only a handful who identify otherwise. We have heard from female developers who are putting together an application, waiting for […]

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Exceptional Story: The Pentecost Predicament
Apr 28, 12:00am

The Exceptional Story for May is here! You are invited to a marvellous party! Be served by trained Pentecost Apes whose aspirations of humanity will amuse and repel. Discover the dark culinary secrets of the Empire of Hands. Just keep a tight grip on your soul. Treachery. Revenge. Canapés. RSVP for a night you’ll never […]

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May 24, 9:30pm

Yesterday @_MrFireHead_ posted his second Echo Bazaar lore video, if you're interested in hearing Neathly tales

May 23, 9:00am

Morning, delicious friends! For anyone who had trouble playing this weekend on iOS, we had some server issues, but the issue is now fixed.

May 20, 12:58pm

Require some additional focus for your day? The Fallen London OST is available on Bandcamp #fallenlondon

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