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Patch Notes – 1.1.5.3.aa85c96 (10th October 2018)

October 10, 2018 · Patch Notes Sunless Skies

Build Version: 1.1.5.3.aa85c96 Release Date: 10/10/2018 Known Issues What’s New The Reach Redesign The redesigned Reach has finally arrived. Dark, verdant and dangerous, we’re very proud of it and we think it’s going to blow you away, especially if you’ve been playing throughout Early Access. We received a lot of feedback in Early Access that […]

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Sunless Skies Update: THE REACH

October 10, 2018 · Sunless Skies

Our REACH update is now live! This update completely transforms the first region of the game and features improvements to Terror, Condition, Fuel and Crew. In case you missed it, we’ve also just announced some other exciting pieces of news: RELEASE DATE Sunless Skies has a release date! It’s coming out 31 January 2019! Those […]

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Redesigning the Reach

October 10, 2018 · Sunless Skies

Hello everyone, welcome to the REACH release of Sunless Skies! This is a big release with many major improvements, but I want to focus on the design thinking behind  two in particular – the physical layout of the Reach, and changes to survival mechanics. As the central region of the High Wilderness, The Reach serves […]

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Charitable Endeavours 2019

October 5, 2018 · Failbetter Sunless Skies

We are planning on running a charitable event to coincide with the release of our next game, SUNLESS SKIES, in early 2019. We wanted the choice of charity beneficiary to reflect our values and the values of our community, so we asked you to nominate charities that were important to you. We were very touched […]

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Fallen London has a new look

October 2, 2018 ·

Delicious friends! We’re absolutely delighted to let you know that the Fallen London website redesign is now officially live! Our Aims After much tinkering, two betas and lots of darkdrop coffee for our steadfast developers, Fallen London has received its well overdue update. Our main aims of the redesign were to: Bring Fallen London up […]

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SKYFARER Competition

September 28, 2018 · Sunless Skies

Skyfarers! We hope you’ve been enjoying our free pen and paper RPG and the additional story supplement from Chris! It’s been great to hear so much excitement since we released it, and hopefully many of you are now organising into play groups to give it a whirl. Which brings me to: Skyfarer Competition Tell us […]

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Fallen London Redesign to go live 1st October

September 27, 2018 ·

Delicious friends, thanks to your excellent bug tracking and build kicking abilities we are now at a stage where we’d like to put the Fallen London redesign back up! On 1st October, we’ll be putting the redesign live on www.fallenlondon.com and then shortly after we’ll point fallenlondon.storynexus.com to redirect to www.fallenlondon.com too. We may stagger […]

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Writing the Deacon

September 25, 2018 · Exceptional Friendship Fallen London

Hi everyone, I’m James Chew, writer of this month’s Exceptional Story: For All the Saints who From Their Labours Rest. We’ve been blown away by the reception for the story – and specifically the character of the Intrepid Deacon. Today, I wanted to share a few behind the scenes insights into the writing of the […]

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SKYFARER: A Sunless Skies RPG

September 22, 2018 · Sunless Skies

SUNLESS SKIES will be released on 31st January 2019. It will be available on Steam and GOG for PC, Mac and Linux. “We’ve used the time in Early Access to fill the world with the most glorious stories, and to refine the play experience: improving combat, tweaking the skyfaring experience, and closing in on a […]

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