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

Fallen London Mobile FAQ
May 28, 12:00am

Fallen London is coming to iOS in 2015. The app will be free to play, offering in-app purchases for premium stories, actions and other delicious perks. It will sync with players’ existing Fallen London characters, and support offline play. Stay in touch with us via your platform of choice for the latest news about the release: […]

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FAILBETTER IS HIRING: Mobile App Developer
May 12, 12:00am

We’re looking to hire a native mobile app developer, preferably with Xamarin skills: this is a full-time permanent role, with salary dependent on experience. Read on to find out more about the company and the role. The Role Experience in order of desirability: Mobile app development (native development platforms, x-platform authoring tools like Xamarin, and […]

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Useful Posts for Writers
May 12, 12:00am

Over the years, we’ve published a great deal of information on writing for interactive fiction. Some of the posts are pretty old – and our thinking has moved on. But it’s interesting to see how our thoughts have evolved – and there’s stuff to be gleaned even from the earliest posts. I’ve collated the most-relevant […]

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May 28, 9:40pm

#FallenLondon comes to iOS this year! The app will work with existing characters and support offline play.

May 28, 9:35pm

We hope to follow #FallenLondon for iOS with an Android app, but it all depends on the success of iOS.

May 28, 3:27pm

#FallenLondon is coming to iOS this year. Find out more:

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