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Weird Dreams

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
70
3.8
Commodore 64
49
4.6
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 Atari ST ...there's still another game she knows...
Weird Dreams Commodore 64 Level 2: Encounter a giant wasp at the amusement park. I hope you have collected enough sugar in the previous level!
Weird Dreams Atari ST With gruesome results
Weird Dreams Commodore 64 Loading screen

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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 Joker Amiga Jan, 1990 76 out of 100 76
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Dec, 1989 8.6 out of 12 72
Atari ST User Atari ST Oct, 1989 7 out of 10 70
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jul, 1989 64 out of 100 64
Zzap! Commodore 64 Apr, 1990 52 out of 100 52
Pixel-Heroes.de DOS Sep 16, 2011 4 out of 10 40
Pixel-Heroes.de Amiga Sep 16, 2011 4 out of 10 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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