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Fallen London and Mask of the Rose

November 16, 2021 · Fallen London Mask of the Rose

One of the questions Fallen London fans have been putting to us most is how Mask of the Rose differs from its progenitor. We’d like to shed some light on that today. It’s important to note that it is an entirely new genre for us, so apart from the lore and tone similarities, expect a […]

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Updates to Social Acts in Fallen London

November 11, 2021 ·

Today we are releasing a game update to make Social Acts available in more areas. Most social acts that were previously restricted to the main London areas will now allow targeting players in the Upper River, the Laboratory, and the Rat Market as well. Players who really valued social acts often felt like going to […]

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Exceptional Story for November: The Crocodile Who Would Be King

October 28, 2021 · Fallen London

An alligator in the sewers? Nonsense! It’s clearly a crocodile, and Mr Inch is offering a bounty to anyone who can capture it: dead or alive. Embark upon a hunt beneath the city streets, confront what’s really lurking in the waterways, and try not to lose any body parts you’ve become overly accustomed to. Writing: […]

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Hallowmas 2021: Face Your Shame

October 25, 2021 · Fallen London

A damp fog fills London’s streets. Londoners of all stripes lurk in its concealment: masked, cloaked, triply hidden. It is the season of Hallowmas, of the commission and purging of sin. Londoners seek out the Attendants – the masked representatives of the Bazaar – to be shriven. The end of October is upon us, and […]

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Perfecting your Laboratory

October 21, 2021 ·

Today we are launching a series of updates and quality of life changes to the University laboratory. A note for newer players: Your own University laboratory becomes available some time after obtaining a ship, as part of the mid-to-late game Watchful progression. Originally, the Laboratory allowed making progress through an unlimited deck of mostly discardable […]

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Creating a Steam page for Mask of the Rose

October 20, 2021 · Mask of the Rose

We’re just published the Steam store page for Mask of the Rose! It’s a pretty fun process, putting together a Steam store page. Or it is if you’re deeply interested in how people come across your game, and the careful construction of a store page which might help someone fall in love with it. (Which […]

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Exceptional Story for October: A Crown of Thorns

September 30, 2021 · Exceptional Friendship Fallen London

The Thorned Manservant returned from the War against Hell forever changed. Now he has found mysterious employment at the Shuttered Palace. Satiate your curiosity, infiltrate the palace, and uncover his connection with a certain secluded prince… Writing: Mary Goodden Editing and QA: Olivia Wood Art: Monika Eidintate EXCEPTIONAL FRIENDSHIP In addition to a new, substantial, […]

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The Rat Market is Open for Business

September 24, 2021 · Fallen London

This post was updated on September 29th with information on changes to the Rat Market – see the end of the post for more details. Hello, Delicious Friends! Normally we don’t release things on Fridays, which should make this a surprise announcement. We like to keep you on your toes. Today we are launching a […]

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We’re Hiring! Junior Editor (Part Time)

September 21, 2021 · Failbetter Jobs

Update: Applications for this position are now closed. We’re Failbetter Games, makers of Sunless Skies, Sunless Sea and Fallen London. We’re known for inventive narrative design and rich, atmospheric storytelling. We’re looking for a part-time Junior Editor for our game Fallen London, working around 21 hours a week with flexible scheduling – we can adjust […]

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