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Onward, to Albion: SUPERCLUSTER

December 6, 2017 · Sunless Skies

Now that the new proc gen system is accessible in Early Access via branch, the team has been busy QAing and bug fixing the Prospects and Bargains system, which is due into the game before the end of the year. Alongside that, Art, Content and Tech have continued their work on various tasks for our […]

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Christmas in the Neath 1895

December 1, 2017 · Fallen London

It’s Christmastime in the Neath—even the rats’ eyes have a certain festive glow. We have plenty in store for those festively inclined, beginning today with our delicious Advent Calendar, along with the release of this year’s Christmas cards. ADVENT CALENDAR Each day from today through Christmas, visiting the Advent Calendar from midday will reward you […]

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December Exceptional Story: Steeped in Honey

November 30, 2017 · Exceptional Friendship Fallen London

Delicious friends, the Exceptional Story for December is here! Investigate Veilgarden’s most exclusive Honey Den, infiltrate a house of charity, and venture among reprobates at Watchmaker’s Hill. Join us in a cup of red honey and burrow through the lost memories of the woman with the bee-stung eyes. Steeped in Honey is the first story […]

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Sunless Skies: Patch Notes 1.0.4.5.a4dedcd

November 29, 2017 · Patch Notes Sunless Skies

Build Version: 1.0.4.5.a4dedcd Release Date: 29/11/2017   What’s New The following updates and fixes are for the new proc gen branch only. To access it follow these steps: Steam only Open the Steam client Go to your Library and right-click on Sunless Skies Select Properties Select the Betas tab Enter the following password into the […]

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New Procedural Generation System Live

November 29, 2017 · Sunless Skies

We are delighted to announce that the new procedural generation system, discussed in the QUINTESSENCE blog, is now available for Steam and GOG users. The new proc gen system addresses player feedback we’ve received about Sunless Skies feeling empty, as well as solving some tricky technical and design issues on our side. Its segment-based design […]

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Trade in the Skies: ROCHE LIMIT

November 22, 2017 · Sunless Skies

The new trade system we’re introducing in December to Sunless Skies will be an extensive overhaul that ties into storytelling, economy, UI and character progression. There’s a lot to talk about, so we’ve divided this update into three sections: The TL;DR Version: a summary of what to expect Why We’ve Changed Trade: a look into […]

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Job: Contract Project Manager

November 16, 2017 · Failbetter Jobs

Failbetter Games is looking for a contract project manager with immediate availability to step into a key role managing the development of our flagship title Sunless Skies, the sequel to the successful and critically acclaimed Sunless Sea. The person we’re looking for will be able take control of major project in mid-development, improve existing processes […]

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Sunless Skies: Patch Notes 1.0.3.2.1dcb4f0

November 15, 2017 · Patch Notes Sunless Skies

Build Version: 1.0.3.2.1dcb4f0 Release Date: 15/11/2017 Greetings Sky-Captains, just a quick update to resolve a number of bugs introduced in the last patch, plus a couple of minor quick-fixes and content updates to boot. Updates The Diffident Bat can now be jettisoned. The Diffident Bat is now available to buy at Abraham’s Engineering at New […]

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Shaping the Universe: QUINTESSENCE

November 9, 2017 · Sunless Skies

For this development update, we’re taking a dive into one of the most important systems in Sunless Skies: procedural generation. Your feedback in Early Access has been instrumental in some major changes coming later this month, that will transform the way Sunless Skies feels to play.   AN ENDLESS VOID World building is hugely important […]

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November Exceptional Story: The Sinking Synod

October 26, 2017 · Exceptional Friendship Fallen London

Delicious friends, the Exceptional Story for November is here! A new diocese has been proposed for London! Journey to Bugsby’s Marsh where you’ll quarrel with vicars, sermonise at deacons and frustrate nuns as you decide who’ll be the new Bishop of Watchmaker’s Hill. The Sinking Synod is the third and final story in the Season […]

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