Zubmariner Achievements and November Update!

November 3, 2016 · Patch Notes Sunless Sea Zubmariner

Thanks for supporting Zubmariner in the last few weeks. It’s been really exciting to see people’s reactions – sometimes live in streams, which we will never get tired of! Your ratings and reviews mean so much to us, so an extra thank you if you’ve managed to leave one. Speaking of reviews, did you see […]

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New content in Sunless Sea!

October 11, 2016 · Sunless Sea Zubmariner

We’re beginning the launch day celebrations for Zubmariner with a delicious piece of news for all owners of Sunless Sea: we’ve given you some chunky new quests in the base game! You don’t need to buy Zubmariner to enjoy them (though some will give you a little taste of what’s in store, down below). New faces in […]

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Interface update coming to Sunless Sea

July 19, 2016 · Sunless Sea Zubmariner

We’ve talked a lot in the past about the development of Sunless Sea and what a learning curve it was for all of us. We were new to Unity development and had to make informed decisions quickly to keep the project moving. Our approach to the UI, and in particular the size of the font, […]

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The Mysterious and Indistinct Art of Pronouns

March 9, 2016 · Fallen London Sunless Sea

This is a little bit of Fallen London history with a juicy bit of news at the end. Fallen London is somewhat known for its third gender option: This is reflective of a personal experience of our founder, Alexis. His name is often taken for a female name in the US, to the consternation of event […]

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Zubmariner Update: The Zee-Floor

February 26, 2016 · Sunless Sea Zubmariner

  A new video from primary developer Mac, talking about light, shadow and different types of terrain on the zee-floor. Current and sonar We’ve now got ocean-wide currents in place, with some updated art work and sound effects. Zubmarines are also now outfitted with Sonar, giving sailors a brief glimpse at what lies in the dark. […]

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Sunless Sea is FREE on Steam this weekend!

January 28, 2016 · Sunless Sea Zubmariner

  Try Sunless Sea for free right now! We’re celebrating Sunless Sea’s first birthday on 6th February! There will be competitions and giveaways over the next week, but for now please enjoy the free weekend and the seasoning we’ve added to the game! The Free Weekend ends at 1pm PST on 31st January. Sunless Sea […]

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Sunless Sea “the most memorable release of 2015″

December 15, 2015 · Sunless Sea

We’re so excited that Simon Parkin has named Sunless Sea the most memorable release of 2015 in the New Yorker. This has been a defining year for Failbetter. We’ve launched our first video game, grown to 14 staff, and been able to start paying forward via our internships and incubations. We even bought a fridge! Sunless Sea […]

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A first look at Zubmariner

October 15, 2015 · Sunless Sea Zubmariner

Hello, delicious friends! We’re working on our first piece of DLC for Sunless Sea, Zubmariner. We’re now ready to share some glimpses of the world beneath the Unterzee. We’re a bit giddy. Hold our clammy hand, would you? Below the waves Beneath the water, as above, you’ll find a number of story-laden ports to visit […]

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Modding Sunless Sea: a demo

August 14, 2015 · Sunless Sea

Hello everyone! I’m Alice the intern – I’ve been working at Failbetter this week. I’ve been lucky enough to get to play around with the latest Sunless Sea update, which gives players the ability to add mods! As an example of the sort of changes you can now make to the game, I’ve transformed the […]

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Sunless Sea: Alarming Gifts

June 23, 2015 · Patch Notes Sunless Sea

The zee, the zee! It rises, black-fisted, and falls on you with all its weight. Today’s Sunless Sea patch unlocks a few new slivers of story: The Alarming Scholar will now correctly provide gifts to highly Antiquarian captains. Kingeater’s Castle can now move you elsewhere, for a price. The Venturer’s Executor can now complete certain deals in […]

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