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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Metempsychosis, or Meeting Your End
Oct 19, 12:00am

 This year we’ve completed the Ambition storylines in Fallen London, each of which represents a high point of your character’s journey in the Neath; the reason they came in the first place. For the players who’ve reached that resolution, what comes next? One of the answers here, of course, is “build a railway.” That’s the […]

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Oct 8, 12:00am

Beyond the station you can see a vista of faded tranquillity. A long park gently descends to a rushing river, over which spans a sturdy, stone bridge. On the far side is a huddled hamlet of picturesque cottages in Edinburgh stone. On the near side of the bridge is a tall collection of handsome grey-stone […]

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Update: Traineeship in Games Writing FAQs
Oct 2, 12:00am

There’s one more week to apply for our upcoming Traineeship in Games Writing for Black candidates – the deadline is 9AM BST, Friday 9th October. Full details here. When you submit your application, we recommend double checking that you’ve given us the necessary permissions on the Google Doc that you’ve shared with us. Make sure […]

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Oct 19, 12:45pm

Metempsychosis refers to the transmigration of the soul from one body to another at the point of death. It is an en…

Oct 19, 11:03am

This year we've completed the Ambition storylines in Fallen London, each of which represents a high point of your c…

Oct 16, 2:38pm

A perfect acceptance speech from @babelfishwars for her Writing + Narrative Design Hero award.

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