silvertree.jpg Ever wondered how Failbetter Games' London ended up a subterranean metropolis populated by demons, talking cats and an assortment of other strange creatures? Well, now's your chance to find out. Maybe. Not that it matters, given the variety of other things you can do here.The Silver Tree is the stand-alone text-based prequel to Failbetter Games' Fallen London. Set in the 13th century, it will have you serving as an emissary to the Mongol empire. The writing's excellent as always, though I do find myself missing the gothic overtones of its successor.

Still, if you're interested in checking it out, here's the appropriate link.