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

Forty 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 a UK-based independent games studio, creating games and stories mostly set in the Fallen London Universe.

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Latest news

The Rat Market is Open for Business
Sep 24, 12:00am

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 small new area in Fallen London: The Rat Market is now accessible in the Flit. (Note for newer players: If you haven’t been to the […]

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We’re Hiring! Junior Editor (Part Time)
Sep 21, 12:00am

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 the exact number of hours based on your […]

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Evolving Archie
Sep 16, 12:00am

You can learn more about Mask of the Rose and watch the video on Kickstarter. We’ll be back with more staff updates like this one during the development process! This blog is by our Art Director, Paul Arendt. Some of the character designs for Mask of the Rose seem to arrive fully-formed. Griz, for instance, […]

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Sep 24, 10:08am

Today we're launching a small new area in Fallen London: The Rat Market. A miniature bazaar (as good as the big o…

Sep 24, 9:43am

Reminder that we're looking for a UK-based Junior Editor to join the team working on Fallen London. This is a part-…

Sep 22, 11:21am

Perfectly standard Fallen London portraiture

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