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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Welcome. Delicious friend.

Winner of The Escapist’s Best Browser Game, 2009

“Superlative… every bit as vividly drawn as the worlds built by Rockstar in Red Dead Redemption, or Irrational in Bioshock, or Supergiant in Bastion.”

Tom Chick

The story goes that spiders drink from your eyes while you sleep. Sorrow-spiders bite off a whole eye. They get their name from the tears that flow from the remaining eye.

“This is hands-down one of the best browser games we’ve ever played.”


Mists drift off the Stolen River, out over the glistening expanse of the marshes. Your companion grins at you: not a reassuring sight. ‘We’ll nail ‘em when they put their heads out! …You did bring a gun, didn’t you?’

Choose your path through the city

Welcome to a dark and hilarious Victorian-Gothic underworld, where every choice has a consequence, from the style of your hat to the price of your soul.

Creep, coerce, brawl and swindle your way through the gaslit streets of Fallen London. Go mudlarking off Ladybones Road, eavesdrop in the ragged old market of Spite or arm-wrestle in Watchmaker’s Hill – wheresoever you roam, you’ll take your chances and shape your fate.

Collect whispered secrets and trade magnificent jewels to further your cause, whilst picking your way through the rats and filth of the fallen city (or embracing the putrid glory of it all). Choose your allies and your path carefully though – after all you never know who you might run into down that dark alley, or what poor soul might run into you…

Meet the locals

It would do the population of Fallen London the most heinous disservice to describe the as colourful. However from The Cheery Man (who is anything but cheerful), to Madame Shoshana, the Clay Men, Mr Eaten and the Bohemian Sculptress, your journey will certainly be all the more ‘interesting’ for meeting them.

That’s not to mention your fellow travellers in the city. Adventure, fight and trade with your peers, marry, even – if you’re that way inclined. Anything goes around here, perchance you might drag a friend down from the Surface and have them join you the underworld you’ll soon call home.


Explore the immersive and darkly delightful world of Fallen London in a free to play, browser based, literary RPG of sorts. As much for those who love to read as those who love to play, experience a unique narrative that evolves with every choice you make. Define your destiny through the stories you embark on and the character you cultivate.

There’s a whole world of opportunity waiting for you beyond the iron bars of New Newgate prison. Who are you going to be?

Enter Fallen London

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Latest news

Fallen London changes: May 2014
Jun 5, 12:00am

The Clay Quarters You can now explore the warrens of the Clay Men hidden under Ladybones Road.  This is a light buffet of new content aimed primarily at characters with Watchful 25 and up, although a few options may be of interest to Persons of Some Importance, too.  You may even run into some familiar […]

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Apr 23, 12:00am

As backers will know, we’ve been feverishly preparing the Sunless Sea beta for release this coming Tuesday.  But that hasn’t stopped us from making various tweaks and improvements, and just today releasing a substantial piece of content: Dabbling in the Great Game This is a new storylet in Veilgarden that allows characters to play their […]

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Mar 12, 12:00am

Weddings Last month we added the ability for player characters to become engaged to one another.  They may now go further and actually wed in any of nine locations.  They may marry quietly in a Bible storehouse, or in state at St Fiacre’s; on the streets of Spite or in a rooftop garden or aboard […]

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