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Weird Dreams

MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
48
4.6
Amiga
62
3.8
DOS
...
3.2
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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 Amiga Title
Weird Dreams Atari ST Game start
Weird Dreams Commodore 64 Title screen
Weird Dreams Amiga The death animations are very wacky.

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User Reviews

An unique and psychedelic experience. DOS Jiguryo (37)

The Press Says

ST/Amiga Format Atari ST Jul, 1989 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1990 76 out of 100 76
Atari ST User Atari ST Oct, 1989 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Atari ST Aug, 1989 66 out of 100 66
Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1990 60 out of 100 60
Power Play Commodore 64 May, 1990 53 out of 100 53
Zzap! Commodore 64 Apr, 1990 52 out of 100 52
Pixel-Heroes.de Amiga Sep 16, 2011 4 out of 10 40
Pixel-Heroes.de Atari ST Sep 16, 2011 4 out of 10 40
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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