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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Adding to Atmosphere: VEGA
Jan 17, 12:00am

You may have noticed these past few sprint blogs that we’ve been changing the format a bit, as we add many large features into the game. We’ve also recently restructured our production process and in 2018 we’ll be handling these blogs and our FBG Podcasts a little differently! Instead of posting a development blog and […]

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January’s Exceptional Story: Lamentation Lock
Dec 28, 12:00am

Delicious friends, the Exceptional Story for January is here! Pursue a smuggler to Lamentation Lock, built halfway between the Neath and the Surface. Trade in brutality, disquiet and estrangement with those who fled their sins. Lamentation Lock is the second story in the Season of Silver, and was written by Gavin Inglis. This season, experience […]

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Improving Exploration: TEKTITE
Dec 20, 12:00am

With the recent revamp of the proc gen system becoming available within the game to all, our focus this week has been to add some finishing touches to exploration in the Reach. Final touches and testing are being completed for Discoveries & Spectacles, which we hope to bring into the game soon. Additionally, the update […]

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Jan 19, 10:30pm

Exceptional Friends! Be certain to begin January's Exceptional Story, Lamentation Lock, before the 25th of January…

Jan 19, 4:30pm

Exceptional Friends! Be certain to begin January's Exceptional Story: Lamentation Lock before the 25th if you wish…

Jan 5, 3:40pm

The FBG Podcast will be live today at 16:00 GMT with @misterarendt. Join us for a chat about Sunless Skies!…

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