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Weird Dreams

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
70
3.8
Commodore 64
49
4.6
Amiga
63
3.8
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Description

A severely ill man is on the operating table when a Daemon named Emily trapping you in your own subconscious. To escape you must find four orbs, which are trapped within a selection of esoteric mini-games set within the darkest Dali-influenced recesses of the mind.

Weird Dreams is a third-person game with action and puzzle elements. The game contains bizarre levels and unorthodox activities, including feeding a wasp cotton candy, beating up hopping totem poles with fish from the sky, and an encounter with a baked chicken in a haunted house. The game comes with a "short novel" that explains the plot in detail and serves as copy protection.

Screenshots

Weird Dreams Commodore 64 Game start
Weird Dreams Amiga You start off in a giant candyfloss machine.
Weird Dreams Commodore 64 Oh dear, you lost a life. If you have any lives left, the ER team is able to revive you.
Weird Dreams DOS Loading Screen (VGA)

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User Reviews

An unique and psychedelic experience. DOS Jiguryo (37)

The Press Says

The One Atari ST Jun, 1989 90 out of 100 90
ST/Amiga Format Atari ST Jul, 1989 81 out of 100 81
CU Amiga Amiga Mar, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1990 71 out of 100 71
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jul, 1989 64 out of 100 64
Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1990 60 out of 100 60
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Apr, 1989 59 out of 100 59
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Mar, 1990 6.6 out of 12 55
Zzap! Commodore 64 Apr, 1990 52 out of 100 52
Le Geek Amiga Dec, 2003 2 out of 5 40

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Trivia

Designer Herman Serrano said he wanted to "paint" the computer screen instead of a canvas. He thought up all the strange level themes while on vacation from art school. The novel is by Rupert Goodwins.

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