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

That writing role: one month to go
Oct 1, 12:00am

A reminder – we’re opening applications for the writing role a month from now. So if you have plans to do some minimally published commercial work to satisfy the requirements, you’ve got that month. This is not a Cave of Hidden Trials – we want people to understand if it’s worth them applying, to save […]

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ANYTHING NICE: Deus Ex (Ion Storm)
Oct 1, 12:00am

One of the first-act Deus Ex levels is the headquarters of a government agency: offices, labs, storage rooms, security posts, toilets. Because it’s a video game level, most players will snoop into every office, lab, storage room, security post, and toilet, in case someone’s helpfully left a box of stun darts on the cistern. When your […]

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Sep 30, 12:00am

Our long-awaited STEEL release – the real-time combat revamp – is here! It brings a clutch of bug fixes and a giant shipload of really stunning scenery. This is the first release and there are issues, quirks and missing features – but it basically works, and is fun. How To Get It We’ve put it in an […]

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Oct 1, 3:37pm

Writing role applications: one month to go. Find out more, and pass the word!

Sep 29, 4:35pm

Something delicious occurs:

Sep 26, 1:05pm


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