Sunless Skies


Sunless Skies is a Gothic Horror roleplay game with a focus on exploration and exquisite storytelling for PC, Mac and Linux.

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Sunless Sea


Take the helm of your steamship and set sail for the unknown! Sunless Sea is a game of discovery, loneliness and frequent death, set in the award-winning Victorian Gothic universe of Fallen London.

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Fallen London

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

We’re hiring! Senior Gameplay Programmer
Dec 2, 12:00am

We’re Failbetter Games, makers of Sunless Skies, Sunless Sea, Mask of the Rose and Fallen London. We’re looking for a senior gameplay programmer to work with us on an unannounced project. This position is full-time, permanent, and remote. In this role, your tasks and responsibilities will include: Contributing to new Unity games. Writing robust, readable […]

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Announcing Our Next Game: Mask of the Rose
Dec 2, 12:00am

For a while now, we’ve been working on a couple of new projects.  Today we’re very excited to announce the first of them! Mask of the Rose is a romantic visual novel and prequel to all our other games set in the Fallen London universe. Mask of the Rose takes place in 1862, mere months […]

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Advent in Fallen London, 1898
Dec 1, 12:00am

Christmas approaches, bringing questionable snow and hooded visitors. Stay in, and burn a candle with us! The Fallen London Advent Calendar From today until the 25th of December we’ll be handing out advent treats via the Fallen London Advent Calendar. Each window will give you a snippet of Yuley narrative, and something besides: trinkets, magpie-treasures, […]

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Dec 2, 4:00pm

We’re hiring! We’re looking for a senior gameplay programmer to work with us on an unannounced project. This posit…

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