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

Nov 24, 12:00am

Fallen London is the proud sponsor of The Kitschies this year. We’re particularly delighted to support their new category: the Invisible Tentacle, for natively digital fiction that is progressive, intelligent and entertaining. You have ONE WEEK left to submit your digital fiction efforts (i.e. not just an ebook, but anything fictive and digital-first, including a Twine […]

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That writing job: Phase 2
Nov 14, 12:00am

If you follow Failbetter, you’ll probably know that we are currently hiring for a writer/narrative designer. Thanks for your many responses! We’ve let a number of candidates know whether they’re through to phase 2 (writing a test piece). Applications are still open until 30th November – the deadline for the test piece is deliberately set after […]

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Sunless Sea Final Release Date
Nov 4, 12:00am

A big announcement, folks! Sunless Sea will leave Early Access in February 2015. We’re nearing the end of a long, exhausting and creatively fulfilling journey, one that has been shaped by your feedback at every turn – from the bizarre islands dreamed up by our Kickstarter backers to the player-driven overhaul of naval combat. We’ve […]

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Nov 20, 4:55pm

Use the Hallowmas Edition card found throughout London to trade in your Spirit of Hallowmas before tomorrow, or it will simply fade away.

Nov 19, 7:55pm

A reminder and warning: Trade in your Spirit of Hallowmas by Friday, or it will fade with the dying of the season.

Nov 19, 3:26pm

The isle of Visage is now open, if you are prepared to go masked. #sunlesssea

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