AI Development: The Strings We Pull

August 29, 2018 · Sunless Skies

Hello everyone, this is Liam McDonald. I’m one of the Developers at Failbetter Games. I’m taking a brief moment to share some of the exciting combat redesign work I’ve been doing with Paul Arendt. We’ve been looking over all the enemies (Agents) in Sunless Skies to update them with some of the new features that […]

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The Art of the Dark: Creating Eleutheria

July 25, 2018 · Art Sunless Skies

Hey all. I’m Toby, one of the artists at Failbetter Games. Since I joined the company last year I’ve been helping build the world of Sunless Skies, creating some of the environments, icons, effects and animations that make up the High Wilderness. We’ve come a long way since The Reach (the hub region), and have […]

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Sunless Skies Patch Notes – (25th July 2018)

July 25, 2018 · Patch Notes Sunless Skies

Build Version: Release Date: 25/07/2018 Known Issues What’s New Eleutheria has arrived. It’s dark, deadly and terrifyingly beautiful. Survival here is very hard. Good luck Captain, you’re really going to need it. To access Eleutheria you will need to travel through the Reach-Eleutheria Transit Relay located in the Hybras segment. Go prepared and be […]

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ELEUTHERIA and Extending Early Access

July 25, 2018 · Sunless Skies

Eleutheria is the third region to enter Sunless Skies. We’re looking to create a feeling of dread throughout the game, and Eleutheria itself is the main harbinger: it’s the darkest region, with the most unnerving enemies, the most oppressive atmosphere and the most threat. We’ll expect your postcards! How to find Eleutheria To access Eleutheria […]

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Sunless Skies Update: ROLEPLAY

June 7, 2018 · Sunless Skies

Skyfarers, in this update you’ll find a plethora of additions that embellish roleplay within Sunless Skies! This build also features: Updates to Character Creation A new Ambition New Origins and now Deeds 3 new Officers 4 new Mascots A slew of new locomotive weapons and equipment An interesting new twist on our FBG Podcasts! And […]

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Sunless Skies Update: THREAT

May 9, 2018 · Sunless Skies

One of the things we really wanted to finesse was the feeling of ‘Threat’ within the game. Sunless Skies is a brighter, more diverse landscape than Sunless Sea, so it’s extremely important to us that there’s still has a sense of peril and dread. WEATHER With Threat as our main focus, we’ve been busy implementing […]

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Sunless Skies Patch Notes – (9th May 2018)

May 9, 2018 · Patch Notes Sunless Skies

Build Version: Release Date: 09/05/2018 Known Issues What’s New In a nutshell, the Threat update is all about making the High wilderness feel like a more dangerous place. It is a more dangerous place. Be prepared to defend yourself. Be prepared to die, frequently. You are welcome. Hazardous Discoveries Various transient discoveries across the High Wilderness […]

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Welcome to Albion

April 4, 2018 · Sunless Skies

A new region—Albion—is now available! Welcome to Albion, skyfarers. Albion is the heart of the British Empire and home to Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Explore the empire’s civilised stronghold and dig into the engines of industry, where manners must be minded and secrets are necessary. “The excited shriek of train-whistles. The hiss of steam. The […]

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