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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.

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Weird Dreams Commodore 64 Game start
Weird Dreams Atari ST The line is fuller now
Weird Dreams DOS Title screen (CGA)
Weird Dreams DOS Next stop: the fairground. Using the sugar pieces, you've got to distract the giant wasp.

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User Reviews

An unique and psychedelic experience. DOS Jiguryo (37)

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Dec, 1989 8.6 out of 12 72
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Sep, 1989 8.4 out of 12 70
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST Jul, 1989 64 out of 100 64
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jul, 1990 7.4 out of 12 62
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
Le Geek Amiga Dec, 2003 2 out of 5 40
Pixel-Heroes.de Amiga Sep 16, 2011 4 out of 10 40
64'er Commodore 64 May, 1990 4 out of 10 40
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Apr, 1990 36 out of 100 36

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Trivia

Inspiration

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.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1990 (Issue #06) - Included in the list 50 Games of the Year

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