Sunless Sea

Inclusive Character Customization
Amazing Storytelling
LOSE YOUR MIND. EAT YOUR CREW. DIE. 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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Sunless Sea is a Gothic Horror RPG with a focus on exploration, exquisite storytelling and frequent death.
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Captain a Victorian steamship on a vast underground sea

If the giant crabs, sentient icebergs and swarms of bats don’t get you, madness and cannibalism certainly will. But that old black ocean beckons, and there’s loot for the brave souls who dare to sail her.
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Seek out intriguing individuals for your crew

Hire unique officers like the Haunted Doctor and the Irrepressible Cannoneer. Each has a story to tell, if you can draw it out of them.
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Stray from the gas-lamps of civilization

Light and dark, terror and madness: spend too long on the wide, dark sea and your crew will grow fearful and eventually lose their sanity.
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Carve a life for your captain in a cruel and unique world

A deep, compelling world packed with 350,000+ words of stories and secrets. Find your father’s bones. Determine London’s destiny. Defy the gods of the deep sea.
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Your captain will die.

Pass on resources from one generation to the next. Acquire a family home and a hoard of heirlooms. Build a legacy of zailors who braved the sea and lost - or, occasionally, won.
  • Beautiful, hand drawn art - castles of ice, prisons perched on lily pads, fog-shrouded lighthouses and the DAWN MACHINE.
  • Real-time combat against ships and Zee-beasts, spider-crewed dreadnoughts and sentient icebergs.
  • Upgrade your steamship with powerful engines, cannons and pneumatic torpedo guns. (Or buy a bigger, better ship.)
  • Trade or smuggle silk and souls, mushroom wine and hallucinogenic honey.

Available Achievements

A zee-change
10 XP
The Lady's Parlour
70 XP
Rules the Waves
10 XP
Old Unhappy Far-Off Things
10 XP
A buoyant escape
10 XP

Sunless Sea DLC & Add-Ons

Epic Player Ratings

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Sunless Sea Ratings & Reviews

  • 80%
    Critics Recommend
  • 81
    Top Critic Average
  • Strong
    OpenCritic Rating
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by Rob Zacny
8.3 / 10
Sunless Sea gives you a wonderful world to explore that's packed with memorable written vignettes and danger.
PC Gamer
by Chris Thursten
80 / 100
Wonderful writing resting on top of infirm foundations. Almost a classic, Sunless Sea falls a few leagues short of its final destination.
Game Informer
by Daniel Tack
8 / 10
It's a rich, story-driven game of moving from island to island like some sort of Lovecraftian Odysseus. It's engaging, but loads of screens to push through and lackluster combat detract from the experience
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Sunless Sea System Requirements



OSWindows 10
OSWindows 10
Processor2Ghz or better
Processor2Ghz or better
Memory1 GB RAM
Memory1 GB RAM
Storage700 MB available space
Storage700 MB available space
Direct XVersion 9.0c
Direct XVersion 9.0c
Graphics1280x768 minimum resolution, DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card
Graphics1280x768 minimum resolution, DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card
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Languages Supported
  • English
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