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London’s Social Calendar after the Feast of the Rose

February 22, 2021 · Fallen London

The Feast of the Rose is now entirely over, and Lilac is no longer available to accept Masquing. What to look forward to next? Through early March, we’ll be continuing to make small updates and improvements, but the next major new event in Fallen London will be the Parabolan War. Elected as Lord Mayor in […]

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A Romantic Game That You Can Play Platonically?

February 12, 2021 · Mask of the Rose

Mask of the Rose is a game about love – and one of the first things you can define about your character is whether you’re looking for long-term romance, shorter connections, friendship, or found family. So why write a game about love and then let the player opt out of romancing anyone? We want to tell […]

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Our Kickstarter for Mask of the Rose is live!

February 8, 2021 · Mask of the Rose

Hello!  In November we announced our new game, Mask of the Rose, and we’ve just launched the Kickstarter! Mask of the Rose is a romantic visual novel set in the same universe as our award-winning games Fallen London, Sunless Sea, and Sunless Skies. It takes place in Victorian London, not long after the city was […]

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The Feast of the Rose 1899

February 4, 2021 · Fallen London

The Feast of the Exceptional Rose is upon us! Visit the Shopkeeper in Viric for a trancelike taste of forbidden romance! Show your affection or scorn through unexpected and creative gifts! What will the season have in store for you? Rewards from the Feast can be won by increasing Masquing. Raise your Masquing through participating […]

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AMA for Mask of the Rose

January 29, 2021 · Mask of the Rose

We’re doing an AMA in r/games on Monday 8th February, 6pm GMT, to mark the launch of our Kickstarter campaign for Mask of the Rose! We’ll be using the account u/failbettergames, with other Failbetters joining in. See you there!  

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A Quick Update on the Sovereign Edition

January 29, 2021 · Sunless Skies

We last shared news about the Sovereign Edition of Sunless Skies in early December, after we submitted builds for console certification.  We know many people are eagerly awaiting it, so we wanted to share a brief status update. In most respects the Sovereign Edition is now in very good shape, but we’re still seeing some […]

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New social actions, and an update

January 28, 2021 ·

As previously announced, today we have retired some old social actions and enabled new ones. You can read in more detail about this on the preceding post. If you’re eager to try them out, you can start writing and sending letters in Your Social Engagements; opportunities for social slights can be found in parties, working […]

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