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Explore a universe steeped in celestial horror and ravaged by Victorian ambition in this literary RPG for PC, Mac and Linux.
Explore a universe steeped in celestial horror and ravaged by Victorian ambition in this literary RPG for PC, Mac and Linux.
11,739 backers pledged £377,952 to help bring this project to life.

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    Pledge £15 or more About $19

    The Scout Pack

    You're a pioneer! In return, we offer our thanks, a copy of Sunless Skies for Steam or GOG, plus a Kickstarter-exclusive Scout for your vessel: the Cyclopean Owl! This magnificent monocular strigiforme will fly out and alert you to threats and discoveries beyond your sight.

    (The owl has equivalent abilities to the game's starting Scout, but has a unique model and icon and will not be for general sale.)

    Includes:
    • Sunless Skies on Steam or GOG
    • An exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout for your vessel
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    Pledge £30 or more About $38

    The Archivist Pack

    Immerse yourself in the worlds of Sunless Skies! In addition to the rewards above, you will receive: a digital copy of the game's soundtrack, a small digital lore book containing insights into the High Wilderness and behind-the-scenes production information. You'll also be credited in-game!

    Includes:
    • Sunless Skies on Steam or GOG
    • An exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout for your vessel
    • Credited in-game
    • Digital Lore Book
    • Digital Soundtrack
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    Pledge £50 or more About $63

    The Delicious Pack

    Hunger is a constant danger in the skies. Therefore, in addition to all preceding rewards, you will receive an exclusive Mascot for your vessel: An Obviously Delicious Rabbit! Will its life be long and rewarding? Our will your dinner be succulent?

    (Mascots have minor in-game effects. This one will be comparable to others in the game, and will not be for general sale.)

    Furthermore, from this tier up, you will receive a gift copy to share with a friend. Gift copies secured via the Kickstarter include the exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout!

    Includes:
    • Sunless Skies on Steam or GOG
    • An exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout for your vessel
    • An exclusive Obviously Delicious Rabbit Mascot for your vessel
    • Digital Lore Book
    • Digital Soundtrack
    • Credited in-game
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    Pledge £75 or more About $95

    The Well-Turned-Out Pack

    In addition to the preceding rewards, you will receive a Murgatroyd's Thermal Skysuits t-shirt, inspired by Sunless Skies!
    Each tee is screen-printed by hand, making it a truly limited edition, collectible piece of wearable art, available exclusively in this campaign. Printed using the finest quality non-toxic water based inks, the design is long lasting and soft to the touch. Included with every t-shirt is a selection of unique printed collectibles. Available up to 3XL. **UK SHIPPING INCLUDED**

    Includes:
    • Sunless Skies on Steam or GOG
    • An exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout for your vessel
    • An exclusive Obviously Delicious Rabbit Mascot for your vessel
    • Credited in-game
    • Digital Lore Book
    • Digital Soundtrack
    • Sunless Skies Mugratroyd's Thermal Skysuits T-Shirt
    • UK shipping included!
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    421 backers
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    Pledge £100 or more About $127

    The Voyager Pack

    Take to the heavens! In addition to the physical and digital rewards above, your name will emblazon one of the mighty locomotives that brave the skies! We'll work with you to name a neutral vessel that you may discover in-game. Will you save it from pirates? Or will you plunder it yourself?

    Includes:
    • Sunless Skies on Steam or GOG
    • An exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout for your vessel
    • An exclusive Obviously Delicious Rabbit Mascot for your vessel
    • Credited in-game
    • Digital Lore Book
    • Digital Soundtrack
    • Sunless Skies Mugratroyd's Thermal Skysuits T-Shirt
    • Name a Neutral Vessel
    • UK shipping included!
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    175 backers
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    Pledge £150 or more About $190

    The Cartographer Pack

    Stamp your mark on the universe, before it stamps its mark on you! In addition to the previous rewards we'll name a geographical feature in Sunless Skies after you. Your name could grace a monument, landmark, ruin – even a signal-box – and will appear on the in-game map!
    What's more, you'll receive a Sunless Skies star chart, featuring the name you chose. Crafted using the finest archival quality cardstock, each magnificent chart measures 42cm X 59cm (16.5 X 23.4in) making them an exquisite aid for navigators. Included with the star chart will be a selection of unique collectibles and a hand-numbered certificate of authenticity. **UK SHIPPING INCLUDED**

    Includes:
    • Sunless Skies on Steam or GOG
    • An exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout for your vessel
    • An exclusive Obviously Delicious Rabbit Mascot for your vessel
    • Credited in-game
    • Digital Lore Book
    • Digital Soundtrack
    • Sunless Skies Mugratroyd's Thermal Skysuits T-Shirt
    • Name a Neutral Vessel
    • Sunless Skies Star Chart Print
    • Name a Geographical Feature
    • UK shipping included!
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    Reward no longer available 100 backers
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    Pledge £150 or more About $190

    The Navigator Pack

    All of the rewards so far, plus: a Sunless Skies star chart. Crafted using the finest archival quality cardstock, each magnificent chart measures 42cm X 59cm (16.5 X 23.4in) making them an exquisite aid for navigators. Included with the star chart will be a selection of unique collectibles and a hand-numbered certificate of authenticity. **UK SHIPPING INCLUDED**

    Includes:
    • Sunless Skies on Steam or GOG
    • An exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout for your vessel
    • Digital Lore Book
    • Digital Soundtrack
    • Credited in-game
    • An exclusive Obviously Delicious Rabbit Mascot for your vessel
    • Sunless Skies Mugratroyd's Thermal Skysuits T-Shirt
    • Name a Neutral Vessel
    • Sunless Skies Star Chart Print
    • UK shipping included!
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    296 backers
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    Pledge £500 or more About $634

    The Correspondent Pack

    Become a word spoken by suns! When the stars speak, they use the tongue of the heavens: the Correspondence. Provide us with a story from your life (or your captain's life) and we'll distill it into a Correspondence sigil that will appear as part of a quest in Sunless Skies!
    In addition, you will receive all the rewards in prior tiers.

    Includes:
    • Sunless Skies on Steam or GOG
    • An exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout for your vessel
    • An exclusive Obviously Delicious Rabbit Mascot for your vessel
    • Credited in-game
    • Digital Lore Book
    • Digital Soundtrack
    • Sunless Skies Mugratroyd's Thermal Skysuits T-Shirt
    • Sunless Skies Star Chart Print
    • Name a Geographical Feature
    • A Correspondence Sigil
    • UK shipping included!
    • Name a Neutral Vessel
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    Reward no longer available 10 backers
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    Pledge £1,000 or more About $1,268

    Who are you, in the dark?

    Find your home among the stars! Provide a photo of yourself or a loved one, answer a series of probing questions from our writers, and we'll transform you into a major non-player character in Sunless Skies!

    This tier includes all previous rewards – yes, even the Correspondence Sigil!

    Includes:
    • Sunless Skies on Steam or GOG
    • An exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout for your vessel
    • An exclusive Obviously Delicious Rabbit Mascot for your vessel
    • Credited in-game
    • Digital Lore Book
    • Digital Soundtrack
    • Sunless Skies Mugratroyd's Thermal Skysuits T-Shirt
    • Name a Neutral Vessel
    • Sunless Skies Star Chart Print
    • Name a Geographical Feature
    • A Correspondence Sigil
    • Become an NPC in Sunless Skies
    • UK shipping included!
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 3 backers
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    Pledge £2,500 or more About $3,171

    Create a port with us

    Most generous patron! You receive every single other reward on this list. All of them. And: work with the Failbetter team to design a unique location in the game, with its own history and narrative. This can bear your name if you like (e.g., Smith's Landing).

    Includes:
    • Sunless Skies on Steam or GOG
    • An exclusive Cyclopean Owl Scout for your vessel
    • An exclusive Obviously Delicious Rabbit Mascot for your vessel
    • Credited in-game
    • Digital Lore Book
    • Digital Soundtrack
    • Sunless Skies Mugratroyd's Thermal Skysuits T-Shirt
    • Sunless Skies Star Chart Print
    • Name a Geographical Feature
    • A Correspondence Sigil
    • Become an NPC in Sunless Skies
    • Design a unique location in Sunless Skies
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 3 backers
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