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Sunless Sea

A project in London, United Kingdom by Failbetter Games
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Explore a vast underground ocean in your customised steamship! A PC & Mac game in glorious 2D from the creators of Fallen London.
Backers: 4271
Average Pledge Per Backer: £24

Funded: £100,803 of £60,000
Dates: Sep 3rd -> Oct 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Failbetter Games
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Latest News

Behind the sunless scenes

February 14th - via: eurogamer.net
Last week the London-based studio surprised fans and Sunless Skies backers alike with the news it had delayed the game and would cut four staff - a quarter of that same, tiny studio. Those who had talked so positively of life at Failbetter just six months prior were among those headed out the door. (Read More)

Sunless Sea. Great Game. Fantastic Soundtrack

May 15th - via: cliqist.com
We've reviewed Sunless Sea, but what about its alluring soundtrack? Cliqist reviews the mystical, eerie, and soothing sounds of this unique roguelike! (Read More)

Sunless Sea Beginner's Game Guide

April 1st - via: cliqist.com
Having trouble starting out in Sunless Sea? Cliqist has the game and strategy guide to get you started at this roguelike sea exploration indie game! (Read More)

Sunless Sea Game Review

March 26th - via: cliqist.com
Part roguelike, part strategy survival, part choose-your-own-adventure, see if Failbetter Games' nautical title, Sunless Sea, is worth your time and money. (Read More)

Taking A Look at The Sunless Sea Early Access

July 6th - via: cliqist.com
Much of my experience with Sunless Sea was interesting but I found it a bit difficult to provide my undivided attention to the experience. In much of the anticipation for Sunless Sea, players were ecstatic about the rich lore and unique characters to interact with. Unfortunately, I just didn’t find myself getting sucked into the world. (Read More)

Sunless Sea Kickstarter: Logs of the Voyage, part 1

October 9th - via: failbettergames.com
We just ran a Kickstarter for Sunless Sea, our Fallen London spinoff game of exploration, survival, and loneliness. It got FUNDED… 100K worth of funded against a 60K funding goal. Now that the rainbow haze of delight has started to recede, we wanted to share some of the lessons we learnt – in the spirit of paying it forward to other devs who may run Kickstarter campaigns of their own. (Read More)

Crowdfund Bookie: Inafune's mighty $3.8 million haul

October 7th - via: joystiq.com
The power of Keiji Inafune's name couldn't be more evident than in this highly-profitable week in crowdfunding, which covers the Kickstarter projects for Mighty No. 9, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, Sunless Sea, DCS WWII: Europe 1944, Neverending Nightmares, Penguemic, Mysterious Cities of Gold, Hot Tin Roof: The Cat That Wore A Fedora, Data Hacker: Corruption and Neo-Victorian Skirmish Squad. (Read More)

With a wild surmise

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We said no more updates before funding day! But yesterday we got a bigger surge than we expected from you fabulous lot, and the tide has lifted us...almost...into... reach of the Zubmarines stretch goal. We need to get to 95K. We are at 90K including... (Read More)

A Secret Light

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
As I write this, there are 48 hours to go before our Kickstarter deadline, so this will be our last update before the campaign closes and we raise a celebratory slice of ginger cake to you, our wonderful backers. We've got some new screenshots today:... (Read More)

Seven pieces of flotsam

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, all. There are things we wanted to say that don't fit coherently in the same update, so we would like you to treat them as if they had been unexpectedly washed up on a white sand beach in the night under the earth. A CANDLE RENDERED FROM... (Read More)

"Together, they hunt monsters."

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Q. Where can I find out more about the Sunless Sea world?A. Play this marvellously minatory free online game.Q. Not my thing / already played it / want more pictures! What else?A. We linked to a Fallen London comic in the Kickstarter!Q. Where?... (Read More)

Macabre Steamship Roguelike ‘Sunless Sea’ Hits Kickstarter Funding, Recruiting Sailors for 2014 Release

September 26th - via: multiplayerblog.mtv.com
While Nintendo tries to convince people that 2013 is the Year of Luigi, the Year of the Roguelike hurtles on, full steam ahead. "Sunless Sea," a weird fiction naval exploration game by Failbetter Games, has careened through its £60,000 Kickstarter funding goal and should, elder turtle gods willing, should come out next year on PC and Mac (Read More)

Nex Pledging now available

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Delicious zailors. A very quick update: some of you have asked to pledge via either PayPal or Nex, the Fallen London virtual currency. It's possible to buy Nex with PayPal, so we've killed two bats with one stone and made it possible to pledge via... (Read More)

"And therefore we have sailed the seas and come..."

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
...not to the holy city of Byzantium. More to a city of green glass and shadowed basalt, nestled in the lee of a gallery-carved stalagmite. But that sound is the rattling of the anchor-chain. The Sunless Sea Kickstarter has dropped anchor in a safe... (Read More)

Hello, delicious zailors

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
...we're nearly there. The lights of the port ahead are visible through the mist. Thank you so much for stoking the boilers and plotting the course with us! Without you, we'd still be marooned on the shore, disconsolately kicking the hull and... (Read More)

“Turn on the dark! I’m afraid of the light”

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
[This is a greatly updated version of a post that first appeared on www.sunlessseagame.com.] Did we mention that the Unterzee is dark? I think it may have come up. Once or twice.  I want to outline some of the ways we’re baking it into the... (Read More)

Panthers, Poets and Pirates

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Psst! Over here! Yes, you! Put your eye to this chink in the curtain! There's backer-only content beyond it! What do we have for you? (If you're receiving an email, follow the link to see the images.) This is the Parabolan Panther, available as a... (Read More)

Sea Stories

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We put the prototype together in a hurry, and the menus, UI and HUD were more grown than made. Rather like coral. Which was sort of appropriate to the Unterzee, actually, but we need to revamp it before we move on. We wanted to show you the new UI... (Read More)

Sunless Sea: where next?

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, delicious friends. We asked this question on the Failbetter forum and it got a great response: so here's an expanded and improved version with more teasers. For the prototype, we're building a minimal set of sea-tiles and expanding as we go.... (Read More)

Sunless Sea: new horizons and reckless tattoos

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello! Thanks for checking in. We've had a great first three days. It's slowing down, as KS campaigns always do - so this is a critical time. Tap the person next to you on the arm and say, there's this amazing game where you can eat your crew. Back... (Read More)

"...cleft for me"

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
50% funding! This makes us extremely happy.If you've backed us, thank you! This will be epic. If you've told the world about us, thank you! Once again, this will be epic. If you're considering backing us.... now is the time. This is the best... (Read More)

Hello... delicious backer.

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

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