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GAME REVIEW – The Dream Machine: Chapter 6 (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Dream Machine: Chapter 6

The Dream Machine is a point-and-click adventure game handcrafted from materials such as clay, cardboard, broccoli and condoms by Cockroach Inc., a two-man independent Swedish game development studio. Following on from Chapters 1-3 (“enchanting and surreal”), Chapter 4 (“the writing is brilliant”) and Chapter 5 (“quite unlike anything else the genre has to offer”), this final chapter finds Victor trapped inside the dream of his unborn child.

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GAME REVIEW – The Dream Machine: Chapter 5 (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Dream Machine is a point-and-click adventure game handcrafted from clay and cardboard by Cockroach Inc., a two-man independent Swedish game development studio. Following on from Chapters 1-3 (“not only a game about dreams, but a dream come true for adventure gamers”) and Chapter 4 (“inspired point-and-click storytelling from a small indie studio with big ideas and even bigger dreams”), this penultimate chapter sees Victor continuing his quest to save his pregnant wife and defeat The Dream Machine once and for all.

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GAME REVIEW – The Dream Machine: Chapter 4 (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Dream Machine is a point-and-click adventure game handcrafted from clay and cardboard by Cockroach Inc., a two-man independent Swedish game development studio. Originally planned to be split into five chapters, the much delayed and highly anticipated fourth chapter grew so large than it had to be split in two, effectively creating an additional chapter (there will now be six in total). In August 2013, Victor returns in the quest to save his pregnant wife and defeat The Dream Machine, in an adventure that AMO described in 2012 (in our review of Chapters 1-3) as “not only a game about dreams, but a dream come true for adventure gamers.”

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Anders Gustafsson (Cockroach Inc, The Dream Machine)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Chapters 1-3 of indie point-and-click adventure game The Dream Machine, describing it as “not only a game about dreams, but a dream come true for adventure gamers.” We are therefore delighted to present a recent interview with Anders Gustafsson from Cockroach Inc, published today on the three year anniversary of AMO!

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GAME REVIEW – The Dream Machine: Chapters 1-3 (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

The Dream Machine

The Dream Machine is a point-and-click adventure game in five chapters created by Cockroach Inc, a two-man Swedish independent game development studio. The studio consists of Anders Gustafsson and Erik Zaring, who make each chapter by hand using materials such as clay and cardboard. The final result is enchanting and surreal, the stop-motion style animation perfectly complimenting a story that delves into a world of dreams, both figuratively and literally.

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