Sunless Skies


Sunless Skies is a Gothic Horror roleplay game with a focus on exploration and exquisite storytelling for PC, Mac and Linux.

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Sunless Sea


Take the helm of your steamship and set sail for the unknown! Sunless Sea is a game of discovery, loneliness and frequent death, set in the award-winning Victorian Gothic universe of Fallen London.

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Fallen London

Forty 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 a UK-based independent games studio, creating games and stories mostly set in the Fallen London Universe.

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Latest news

Polythreme Updates
Jan 25, 12:00am

It’s been a long time coming: This Thursday, January 27th, we are going to release a major update to Polythreme, which adds both a new activity and adjusts the existing Polythremic Promenade activity. Here’s a short rundown of changes: Upon landing in Polythreme, players will access the Polythreme Docks, a staging area leading into other activities. […]

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Fallen London New Year’s Eve Competition: The Winners
Jan 18, 12:00am

Last year, before the Empress so rudely cancelled 1900, we set a creative challenge to the Fallen London community. We asked for responses to the prompt: “What does your character usually do on New Year’s Eve?” As you might expect, the range of activities Fallen London citizens get up to for such an occasion were extremely varied. […]

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We’re Hiring! Senior Writer / Narrative Content Designer
Jan 17, 12:00am

We’re Failbetter Games, makers of Sunless Skies, Sunless Sea and Fallen London. We’re known for inventive narrative design and rich, atmospheric storytelling. We’re looking for an experienced writer and narrative designer to join our award-winning in-house writing team. This is a permanent, full-time position, which for us means 35 hours a week. Duties of this […]

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Jan 27, 12:05pm

Your Exceptional Story for February: Mistress of the Skies The Striking Saleswoman spends her waking hours trudgin…

Jan 27, 10:08am

Thank you to user spookygondolier who made this "Which Fallen London Master are you?" quiz, we enjoyed it very much…

Jan 26, 10:21am

Fallen London players: We're updating Polythreme this Thursday. You read that right! Find out what to expect:

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