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Exceptional Story for March: Shade of Yesterday

February 27, 2020 · Fallen London

Artists and the literati rejoice — a pen show visits London! Nibs as numerous as a battalion’s bayonets! Inks, in all the wild colours of the Neath! Try them to your hearts content! What’s that? Rumours of stolen memories? Utter nonsense. Come, and look at all the lovely pens. Shades of Yesterday is the first […]

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We’re hiring! Marketing Manager (Maternity Cover)

February 13, 2020 · Jobs

We’re Failbetter Games, makers of Sunless Skies, Sunless Sea and Fallen London. We’re looking for someone with broad communications skills to join our friendly and inclusive team for ten months while our Communications Director is on maternity leave. We’re based in London. You could work there, or potentially remotely. We may also be able to […]

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The Feast of the Rose 1898

February 6, 2020 · Fallen London

The Feast of the Exceptional Rose is upon us! Visit the Shopkeeper in Viric for a trancelike taste of forbidden romance! Show your affection or scorn through unexpected and creative gifts! What will the season have in store for you? Rewards from the Feast can be won by increasing Masquing. Raise your Masquing through participating […]

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A Year in the Life of Sunless Skies

January 31, 2020 · Sunless Skies

Releasing a game is a fiddly business. There’s no giant red button you can press to launch your baby into the world. In fact, there are so many buttons that when we released Sunless Skies on January 31st last year, everybody in the office got to click at least one of them. It took about […]

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Exceptional Story for February: Borrowed Glory

January 30, 2020 · Exceptional Friendship

London is awash with dreams as a carefree tiger-prince comes to visit. But is there more to his appetites than his guests imagine? Will you capture his attentions? And, more importantly, should you wish to? Borrowed Glory is the third story in the Season of Animals and was written by Cassandra Khaw. In this season […]

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A Matter of Cartographical Import: Fallen London Map Beta

January 27, 2020 · Fallen London

  In celebration of its 10th birthday, Fallen London is receiving a significant update in the form of a new map of the city! We’re looking for keen-eyed volunteers for our upcoming map beta, beginning on Monday 3rd February. Paul, Toby, Seamus, Henry and our producer Stuart have all been working extremely hard to give […]

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Fallen London is 10!

January 11, 2020 · Fallen London

Welcome to our celebrations for Fallen London’s 10th birthday! Ambitions What brought you to the Neath? The long wait is over. The Ambitions will conclude over the coming weeks, with each receiving their final instalment in three parts. The first parts will arrive as follows: Nemesis: 14 January Bag a Legend: 3 March Light Fingers: […]

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Christmas in the Neath, 1897

December 9, 2019 ·

It’s Christmastime in the Neath—even the rats’ eyes have a certain festive glow.  So-called snow is falling in Fallen London! Starting at noon GMT today, Time, the Healer will bring ‘snow’ to doorsteps across London. You’ll need to dig your door out, or find someone to lend a hand. Fate can also be used to […]

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We’re working on the Ambition conclusions.

December 6, 2019 · Fallen London

We just thought you’d like to know: we’re working on the concluding parts to all of the ambitions in Fallen London. This was revealed in our first Q&A with our writers on our new Discord; you can read the whole Q&A session to find out what else we covered. We expect to do more Q&As […]

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Advent in Fallen London

December 1, 2019 ·

Christmas approaches, bringing questionable snow and hooded visitors. Stay in, and burn a candle with us! The Fallen London Advent Calendar From today until the 25th of December we’ll be handing out advent treats via the Fallen London Advent Calendar. Each window will give you a snippet of Yuley narrative, and something besides: trinkets, magpie-treasures, […]

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