Sunless Skies Soars past Kickstarter Goal

My posts about Kickstarter elicit two sentiments: that I’m becoming a mainstream indie gamer, as everything I want is already funded by the time I open their Kickstarter page; and that I’m not as clever a wordsmith as I think I am. Sunless Skies is the next game by developers Failbetter Games, an exploration role-playing game set in the same universe as their two main titles, Fallen London and Sunless Sea, and is currently seeking funds on Kickstarter – they’ve met their initial goal (in less than four hours!), but with stretch goals and whatnot, the sky’s the limit. Continue reading “Sunless Skies Soars past Kickstarter Goal”


Sunless Sea’s Zubmariner out in less than a week

And it has a trailer now, nice. Sunless Sea‘s [Official Site] Zubmariner is the first content pack for the role-playing slash exploration game by Fallen London developers Failbetter Games, and will broaden – or deepen – your frontiers by introducing the Unter-unterzee. It’s out in less than a week, on the 11th, free for those who bought the game in Early Access, almost a year after it was first announced. Continue reading “Sunless Sea’s Zubmariner out in less than a week”

Is a train with no tracks still a train? A House of Many Doors triple-funded on KS

A House of Many Doors [Kickstarter Page] has just successfully concluded its campaign, garnering more than triple its asking price – do you know what that means? We’ll find out the answer to the century-old question “What sound do legged trains make?”[1]. It’s an exploration, narrative-driven game inspired by Failbetter’s own entries into the genre, Fallen London and Sunless Sea. Continue reading “Is a train with no tracks still a train? A House of Many Doors triple-funded on KS”