Abandonware DOS title

Dreamweb

Dreamweb is a top-down point and click adventure set in a dark, cyberpunk city. You play as Ryan who has strange, violent, dreams. A top down perspective and the sheer number of items your character can pick up are just two of the peculiarities of this game. Dreamweb was developed by Creative Reality and published by Empire Interactive for DOS in 1994.
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Dreamweb review

Electronic Games (1995): "DreamWeb is a disturbing mix of elements brought together to form an almost cinematic program that would most likely make one helluva movie. The adult themes and mystery-like ingredients would lend themselves well to the tastes of the modern movie audience. Yet, like many films today, it is appropriately self-rated for ages 14 and up due to 'realistic depictions of violence' and some bedroom goings-on. Also included in the software package is a fairly strong book, 'Diary Of A Mad Man' that purports to give clues to the game - but is more about amplifying the game’s dark mood.
It’s hard not to be impressed with DreamWeb, which weaves a Stephen King-like tale that climaxes in one surprising finale. But it is encumbered by the size of its graphics: the sheer mechanics of unearthing clues so tiny that they threaten to cause a permanent squint are less a dream than a nightmare".

Collector's corner:

The original game came packed with a booklet named Diary of a Mad man, written by Stephen Marley which has a far more layered and atmospheric 'prequel' story than the one in the game itself. The diary also supplies more background info on the main character (and served as a copy-protection method).

Dreamweb's musical score, composed by Matthew Seldon, is highly regarded; the DOS-only CD version had an extra audio track.

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Additional info about Dreamweb

Status: freeware
Input: keyboard, mouse
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, cd-rom
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