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Weird Dreams

MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
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3.2
Commodore 64
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4.6
Atari ST
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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 DOS First Level : Candyfloss death (EGA)
Weird Dreams DOS The first scene: Collect enough sugar pieces, then jump on the stick to escape.
Weird Dreams Atari ST ...there's still another game she knows...
Weird Dreams DOS The desert: Whack strange jumping creatures with a fish.

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User Reviews

An unique and psychedelic experience. DOS Jiguryo (37)

The Press Says

CU Amiga Amiga Mar, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1990 76 out of 100 76
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1990 71 out of 100 71
Atari ST User Atari ST Oct, 1989 7 out of 10 70
Zzap! Amiga Apr, 1990 60 out of 100 60
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
Pixel-Heroes.de Atari ST Sep 16, 2011 4 out of 10 40
64'er Commodore 64 May, 1990 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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