A downloadable horror game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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A remake of chapter 1 is also in progress! The whole story is being re-written along with many new features to add more depth to the game! Buying chapter 1 now still gets you all future versions of the game and it's now cheaper!

You can find more updates of these future additions by following us on social media!

Follow us for live updates: https://twitter.com/vicimus_

Journey through an atmospheric dreamscape and avoid your worst nightmares in Dream Well, a new narrative arcade horror game from indie studio Vicimus. What will you do when dreams become nightmares?

  • Learning AI that hunt you down
  • Responsive Environment
  • Procedural Music Generation
  • Incremental Difficulty
  • Growing Narrative
  • 1 - 2 hour Gameplay
  • Platform: PC/MAC/LINUX
  • Controls: Keyboard and Mouse
  • Language: English

Dream Well is brought to you by Vicimus--an indie game development studio known for their prior games Down Under and Woven Shadows. Vicimus will release 4 chapters of their new game Dream Well, each including a new nightmare. Once a new chapter is created, players will be able to update to the newest chapter and the final release of the game. Each of these updates will be free to players who purchase the currently released chapter.

Remember to follow us on the social medias, keep up with us through Discord, and support us on Patreon! Vicimus is made possible entirely through your support – thank you to all of our players, fans, and backers! We could do it without you, but it would suck. A lot.

Follow us for live updates: https://twitter.com/vicimus_

StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Oct 25, 2019
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
(2 total ratings)
Made withUnity
TagsAtmospheric, Creepy, Dreams, First-Person, Halloween, Horror, Mystery, Singleplayer, Survival Horror, Unity
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
LinksPatreon, Homepage, Twitter


Buy Now$2.99 USD or more

In order to download this horror game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $2.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

DreamWell-Chapter1: Windows Version 820 MB
DreamWell-Chapter1: Mac Version 834 MB
DreamWell-Chapter1: Linux Version 846 MB

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The panic is real haha this game is def a step up from the short game 'Woven Shadows'. Maybe that's because this game feels completed from beginning to end, and the latter was just an early access. That makes me curious if WS has an update . I love the spookiness of the environment, and the soundscape def compliments that! Awesome intro in the beginning of the game as well. That set it off for me as soon as I started! Looking forward to more chapters!

Great work!

nice screenshots


thank you for scaring me :D

Gave it a go, could use more monsters? Less repetition. Collect gold coins, then more gold coins, small tiny area opens up but you have to collect coins in the same area just put in different spots in the same area while many other gated-off areas remain closed the entire time for other chapters? It makes for 1-2 hours to be isolated in one closed off circular-region to collect gold coins while avoiding a monster that, isn't scary but semi-cute for people who like lizards - and isn't too big of a threat to delay the time of completion.

Thanks for your input! Always love the critiques you give us and we'll take all of this into consideration as we fix up Chapter 1 and work on Chapter 2!! The last dream was actually a bug that got missed :( it's not supposed to let you back in haha. We plan on adding plenty more monsters of different varieties and we can break up the monotony of the coin collecting in the next build thanks to your input! Again, always appreciate your playthroughs!

Any demo version for testing?

We're looking into adding a demo of sorts!

Nice to hear that :)