Dreams in digital games are weird: they are a story in a story, usually limiting the player’s ability to control his/her avatar. But under a microscope, these digital dreams are facinating ludological and narratological gems: they train the player in the avatar’s new abilities, while revealing key information about the game’s plot.

Open source: To Dream a Game. Dreams as Interactive-Narrative Devices in Digital Games, Gamevironments 12 (2020), 1-48.