Navigate, survive, explore! Roam a vast underground ocean in a customised steamship. Trade with strange new lands. Battle sea monsters. Smuggle souls. Seduce your crew. Go mad and hallucinate lizards. You are the captain. It’s your call…

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Thirty years ago, London was stolen. Now it rests on the shore of the Unterzee, that old dark ocean under the world. Hell is close, immortality is cheap, and the screaming has largely stopped…

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Failbetter Games

Purveyors of only the finest examples of interactive narrative – Failbetter are an independent games studio, creating games and stories mostly set in the Fallen London Universe. At present there’s Fallen London itself, a highly acclaimed Victorian fantasy RPG set in a unique subterranean city, and Sunless Sea, an exploration and trading game set in a vast underground ocean of the same world.

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Latest news

Installing Yosemite? Read this first!
Oct 27, 12:00am

Hi everyone. We just wanted to let you know about a potential issue for Sunless Sea mac players who are planning to install Apple’s latest OS Yosemite. Sunless Sea runs on the Unity engine, and While there have been no reported issues with running Unity games on Yosemite at this point, installing the OS involves […]

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FAILBETTER IS HIRING: writer / narrative designer
Oct 22, 12:00am

THE ROLE Failbetter Games has an enviable reputation for storytelling. Ken Rolston (lead design on Elder Scrolls III and IV) has called us ‘a constant North Star of narrative design’. We’re growing, and we want to recruit a full-time writer with narrative design responsibilities, to work on our online game Fallen London, our PC game […]

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Things We Like: That Which Sleeps
Oct 21, 12:00am

Would you like to play a turn-based strategy game where you take the role of an ancient evil, using insidious powers and a network of sinister agents to prepare the way for your return? I know I would. Fortunately, King Dinosaur Games are making one. Their Kickstarter has already passed nine out of ten stretch […]

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Oct 29, 2:50pm

The Feast of Masks is almost upon us! Hallowmas returns to Fallen London for Halloween. Be careful who you trust.

Oct 27, 4:47pm

#SunlessSea players on Macs! Installing Yosemite? Follow our steps first to keep your save games:

Oct 27, 3:48pm

The Tree of Seasons, where the sorrow spiders hold court. Yours to visit soon in #SunlessSea.

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