Balthazar’s Dream is a indie platformer game developed by Psilocybe Games, the plot of the game is A kid named Dustin goes into a coma after being hit by an ice cream truck. His injuries are serious and there is virtually no hope of him waking up. His dog sleeps by his side, dreaming of strange and mysterious lands filled with canine wonders. It is Balthazar Dustin’s best friend and there is no way in the world he will move even an inch away from his owner. In his dream Balthazar senses a presence of two entities. Recognizing one as Dustin he uses his nose to follow him, while the other presence lurks menacingly in the darkness. Balthazar is sure that it is here to take the boy away.With a loud bark Balthazar embarks on a quest to save his owner, venturing through the dreamscape with love and determination only a dog can possess.
The gameplay is you control Dustin’s s dog and try to save your owner from peril. You have a attention span meter (Smarts bar) and remember try not to lose focus on your objective but things like squirrels, toys and baths can distract you. Remember things can frighten you should as Vacuum cleaners it can make you jump faster to reach to the other side. There are plenty ways to die in this game so be careful and you can fly on a Frisbee. You can fight enemies and bosses by jumping on their heads (like a typical platformer) or using too such as rubber ball, dog disc and etc. Note: their is 3 hours of gameplay and 2 difficulty levels. The graphic in this game is pixel art and It’s done by Sawa Bialczynska. The beautiful soundtrack is done by Taylor Ambrosio Wood mix with claim and enchaining melody. If you want to support this game and you a dog lover check out this Kickstarter Campaign.