Press Kit

Weather Factory is a London-based two-person microstudio established in 2017 to make ingenious narrative games.

We make double-BAFTA-nominated Cultist Simulator (2018), luxury TRPG The Lady Afterwards (2021) which sold out in 60 seconds, and BOOK OF HOURS (2023), a melancholy, combat-free RPG set in an occult library.

We also make dark, delicious gifts, like our best-selling Tarot of the Hours.

We’re located in North Greenwich, and you can find us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Reddit.

Download our press kit assets here, and contact Lottie for all press enquiries.

Press Kit

Weather Factory is a London-based two-person microstudio established in 2017 to make ingenious narrative games.

We make double-BAFTA-nominated Cultist Simulator (2018), luxury TRPG The Lady Afterwards (2021) which sold out in 60 seconds, and BOOK OF HOURS (2023), a melancholy, combat-free RPG set in an occult library.

We also make dark, delicious gifts, like our best-selling Tarot of the Hours.

We’re located in North Greenwich, and you can find us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Reddit.

Download our press kit assets here, and contact Lottie for all press enquiries.

Awards

“Seize forbidden treasures. Summon alien gods. Feed on your disciples.”

Cultist Simulator is a double BAFTA-nominated game of apocalypse and yearning from Alexis Kennedy, creator of Fallen London and Sunless Sea. It was released on 31st May 2018 to resounding indie success, selling 50,000 copies by the end of its first month.

It boasts a trove of DLC – The Dancer (2018), The Priest (2019), The Ghoul (2019) and The Exile (2020) – and has been successfully ported to mobile and the Nintendo Switch in partnership with premium indie specialists Playdigious.

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“Shutter the windows against the sea. Bank the fire against the cold. Listen to the rain rattle on the roof while you slide books, one by one, into their ancient nests.”

BOOK OF HOURS is an elegant, melancholy, combat-free RPG set in an occult library. For five centuries, the library of Hush House was a fortress of knowledge… until the fire. The collection is ruined, and the Librarian is dead. Your unique talents make you fit to rebuild the collection.

The game is currently in development, due out on Windows, Mac and Linux in 2023.

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“Cherchez la femme, the saying goes. But what does the lady look for?”

The Lady Afterwards is a physical and digital TRPG set in the Secret Histories universe, the same world as Cultist Simulator and BOOK OF HOURS. It takes place in 1920s Alexandria, where players unravel the mystery of a missing woman and the past she left behind.

The physical edition sold out in 60 seconds. The digital edition launched in November 2021.

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