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Traineeship in Games Writing

September 24, 2020 · Failbetter Interns

Failbetter Games is offering a paid traineeship in game writing, running November 2 to December 11, for Black candidates. What we’re looking for We are looking for a trainee who writes fiction and who wants to explore a career in video game writing.  To work with us, you don’t need to have worked on any previous […]

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When is the release date for Sovereign?

September 16, 2020 · Sunless Skies

When we last talked about the release date of the Sovereign Edition, we said we expected it to come out in August or September.  Unfortunately, we need to delay it, for two reasons. First, the performance optimisations needed for Sunless Skies to run smoothly on consoles have turned out to be more complex than we […]

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Map for the Unterzee

September 15, 2020 · Fallen London

There is now a map for the Unterzee! When players are in an Unterzee area, they can view a map of the Unterzee locations showing their token and details about each Experienced characters will be able to see all or most of the map immediately. For new players, the map will fill in slowly as […]

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Helicon House

September 10, 2020 · Fallen London

The building has been built since the Fall. The masonry is Neath-stone, and the glazing is new. But in style it recalls the reign of Queen Anne. The woodwork has been intentionally scuffed to make it look a few centuries older. We invite you to travel to Ealing Gardens and explore Helicon House, an artistic […]

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Exceptional Story for September: Homecoming

August 27, 2020 · Exceptional Friendship

A spate of sunburn affects Londoners – an improbable affliction for a city underground. What can be causing it– and is there a connection to the newly opened Nostos Hotel and its very mysterious management? Written by Mary Goodden Art by Paul Arendt Editing & QA: Olivia Wood & James Chew In addition to a new, substantial, stand-alone […]

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The Fruits of the Zee festival begins!

August 17, 2020 · Fallen London

London ripens under the false-summer.  Londoners perspire in linen and crinoline, street-side hawkers promise ‘Gin-u-ine Rubbery Lumps’, imported flowers briefly beautify the streets. Anticipation for the Festival of the Fruits of the Zee lingers in the air like unspent lightning. Look out your rod and reel: the Fruits of the Zee Festival is upon us! […]

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Outfit-locked Areas

August 10, 2020 · Fallen London

We have reviewed the map areas in which outfit changes remain restricted.  We’ve reviewed the content and removed locks from most of the game. We’ve left them in just a few places, where we thought they would serve a flavourful, appropriate and relatively easy introduction to the concept of outfit-locked areas. In each case, you […]

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Another update to Outfits in Fallen London

August 3, 2020 · Fallen London

Thank you for all your feedback to last week’s update. In response to it, we have rolled back several of the restrictions on outfit changes. We’ve removed the restriction on changing within storylets. It is once again possible to change freely there, as long as it’s in an area where changing is otherwise unrestricted. We […]

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