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 July Update
Jul 28, 12:00am

Experienced zailors will know that Zubmariner is the first expansion to Sunless Sea, due out this Autumn. For newcomers: Zubmariner will allow you to add a zubmarine shell to your vessel, in order to make risky dives below the Unterzee. Stories, loot, zee-beasts and surprises will be there to discover – but the risks will […]

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August Exceptional Story: The Calendar Code
Jul 28, 12:00am

Most delicious friends, here is August’s Exceptional Story. Infiltrate a private library at the behest of a mysterious buyer, and unravel the mechanism that protects its heart. Avoid the ministrations of Special Constables. The Calendar Code is a tale of romance, larceny, and seditious literature. Play: An Exceptional Story: A Junior Reader to begin, available […]

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Interview: Andre Bosman
Jul 25, 12:00am

Game designer and musician Andre Bosman aka Marshlight Software is behind Fundbetter-funded title The Edgelands, which is now on Steam Greenlight.  Can you talk a bit about your work in music, and how you’ve changed your focus to also include games? I make electronic music as Hoofus and play in a fiddle duo with Laura Cannell. […]

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Jul 28, 9:40pm

Exceptional Friends enjoy more content, more actions, more cards to draw, and access to the House of Chimes! #fallenlondon

Jul 28, 9:35pm

“Infiltrate a private library at the behest of a mysterious buyer and unravel the mechanism that protects its heart." Story by @gavininglis

Jul 28, 9:30pm

August's Exceptional Story is The Calendar Code! Available now!

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