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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June Exceptional Story: Web of the Motherlings
May 25, 12:00am

Delicious friends, the Exceptional Story for June is here! Relics of a mysterious Fourth City Cult have disappeared, sparking a desperate scramble to reclaim them. A scarred Khaganian competes with a one-eyed, spidery Seamstress. Choose your alliances carefully, and be ready for a confrontation in the Forgotten Quarter. Web of the Motherlings is the first […]

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Sunless Skies Closed Alpha
May 23, 12:00am

In order to help us find and fix bugs during Sunless Skies development, we will be holding a closed alpha, beginning 5th June! GOALS This alpha will help us find technical bugs and discover initial player experience within the framework of Sunless Skies. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT If you are interested in being involved with […]

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Populating the Reach: EXOGENESIS
May 23, 12:00am

Our EXOGENESIS sprint is our first specific pass at populating the Reach, which means working on its denizens from officers to the agents you’ll encounter in the skies. Our art team, which has recently doubled, continued their work on ports, brought some agents to life, and created our first pass art pass over the UI. […]

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May 26, 9:30pm

Sunless Sea (50%) and Zubmariner (33%) are part of Humble Spring Sale Encore until the 29th of May!…

May 26, 3:30pm

Sunless Sea (50%) and Zubmariner (33%) are part of Humble Spring Sale Encore until 29th May!

May 26, 2:45pm

We'll be live soon on with another FBG Podcast! Join us for a discussion about the art in Sunless Skies!

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