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

Outfit-locked Areas
Aug 10, 12:00am

We have reviewed the map areas in which outfit changes remain restricted.  We’ve reviewed the content and removed locks from most of the game. We’ve left them in just a few places, where we thought they would serve a flavourful, appropriate and relatively easy introduction to the concept of outfit-locked areas. In each case, you […]

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Another update to Outfits in Fallen London
Aug 3, 12:00am

Thank you for all your feedback to last week’s update. In response to it, we have rolled back several of the restrictions on outfit changes. We’ve removed the restriction on changing within storylets. It is once again possible to change freely there, as long as it’s in an area where changing is otherwise unrestricted. We […]

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Update to Outfits in Fallen London
Jul 29, 12:00am

Today we’re introducing some changes to the way Outfits work in Fallen London. UPDATE: See the end of this post! You are now able to purchase additional Outfits with Fate. Exceptional Friends now receive two extra Outfits as part of their subscription. The maximum number of Outfits you can have is now ten! We’re removing […]

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Aug 10, 3:53pm

We have reviewed the map areas in which outfit changes remain restricted...

Aug 4, 9:00pm

We apologise for the downtime over the weekend. We had intermittent database issues and are working to prevent it h…

Aug 4, 4:08pm

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