I Wanna Defeat The Eater Of Dreams

Creator: riktoi

Average Rating
7.1 / 10
Average Difficulty
26.7 / 100
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Needle (2) Gimmick (2) Exploration (1)

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  • by Saya
  • by Saya
  • by Saya
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Creator's Comments:

Saya [Creator]
Version 1.01 Update 2019/11/18

- Audio balance of last area track fixed
- Blue area screenwrap made more obvious
- Minor tiling fixes for the second last area

Thank you for playing my game! For a little insight on this game, it was mostly a project with no real plan, I mostly just came up with ideas on the run, which then lead to the dream theme. I initially had planned to think of more gimmicks to use, but struggling to come up with any good ones it turned out to mostly be needle. I'm not really terribly proud of it, even though the environments and overall mood turned out pretty good in contrast. I'm definitely going to plan out my next game better to ensure it's more in line gameplay wise to what I want.

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Rating: N/A       Difficulty: 24 24
Nov 18, 2019

17 Reviews:

Notevenamatuer
Very cute. I would love another game like this with added difficulty, but designing stuff outside of your skill level typically isn’t a good idea. Very good game and atmosphere and I’m looking forward to more games from this creator.

Great beginner game.

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Rating: 7.0 70       Difficulty: 25 25
Nov 29, 2019
infern0man1
The visual atmosphere of the game is excellent; everything else kinda fell flat for me. It's really not interesting enough for me to enjoy unfortunately, and the clarity of where you need to go was a bit muddled at times and it ended up extending my playthrough by about 15 minutes because I just did not know where I needed to go (Also considering how the maker's previous game was laid out, I figured I needed to backtrack; would have honestly appreciated a tip there but it's w/e).

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Rating: 6.0 60       Difficulty: 15 15
Nov 18, 2019
Cosmoing
If you played riktoi's previous game, then this game is basically a bigger game built from the things that made "I am here" great. Very good atmosphere, excellent spritework. Once again there's a bunch of collectibles to grab this time, but they're a lot more in your way this time instead of having to go out of your way to find them (although some of them are still hidden). They're required this time around but even if you miss them it's pretty easy to go back to get them once you reach a certain point. Platforming is quite nice, definitively an improvement. There's some cool pathing in here as well especially with the most open-ended area.
It's less gimmicky than before for sure but there's some cool stuff here. Again, I'd love to see them used a bit more, as they are used quite well when they are used.

Once again, great work from riktoi, at an impressive speed as well. I'd be interested in seeing some more difficult platforming from them, but these light challenges are awesome and I can't complain. Would recommend to anyone.

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Tagged as: Needle Gimmick Exploration
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Rating: 8.0 80       Difficulty: 30 30
Nov 16, 2019
CeleCele
Another fun abducted like game. (Dunno what to really call it.) I may be biased since i like these types of games a lot.
The platforming is quite basic, but there are some clever parts too it. There are some longer saves, that might be slightly more challenging than anything else, but only for absolute beginners. The collectables aren't all that hard too find and get. Maybe a bit too much so, I kind of wish they were more interesting to get.
The atmosphere was pretty unsettling at times, though i played this at 2 o clock at night, so this might just be a me thing. The music is pretty great, the tracks themselves aren't the best standalone songs, but they help the atmosphere a lot. The tilesets are neat too.
Recommended if you like atmospheric games.

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Rating: 9.0 90       Difficulty: 32 32
Nov 16, 2019
ChronoGear
Reminded me of an easier Abducted. It has a similar atmosphere and simple platforming that requires you collect orbs throughout the game to get to the ending. They aren't overly difficult to find, but can be confusing as to which ones you're missing. When I made it to the last area I had missed 1 that I had to go back and find. Other than that, pretty good game.

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Rating: 7.8 78       Difficulty: 35 35
Nov 28, 2019