All aboard for coMmunity collaboration All Hallows’ Dreams: Ghost Train

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All aboard for coMmunity collaboration All Hallows’ Dreams: Ghost Train

Everything you need to know about Dreams’ 2021 Halloween extravaganza.

Halloween is almost upon us and – like a mischievous ghost hiding behind your bedroom door with a party popper — the Dreams community is prepared to scare. For our second-ever All Hallows’ Dreams celebration, we asked players to help us create the ultimate haunted fairground by carving pumpkins, creating scarecrows — and building parts of a collaborative ghost train.

Today, we are thrilled to announce the full title of this year’s event… All Hallows’ Dreams: Ghost Train!

(Who saw that name coming? Oh, literally everyone? Fair enough.)

We can also now reveal when we’re launching All Hallows’ Dreams: Ghost Train. The fun and frights will begin on October 15 and run through November 1 for all Dreams players! 

Read on to find out about the tricks and treats we and the coMmunity have in store for you this Halloween…

The Ghost Train

The headline attraction of our carnival, whispers of this haunted fairground attraction have travelled far and wide across the Dreamiverse. Buckle up as the Dreams community takes you on a tour through terrifying tracks made with our creation kit, which we’ve stitched together into the ultimate thrill-ride.

Choose your path across the ghost train’s many rails, shoot targets to set high scores and enjoy scares galore! And for the bravest among you? Try putting on your PlayStation VR* headset to experience the entire ride in virtual reality. Gulp.

Don’t own a copy of Dreams? Never fear: All Hallows’ Dreams: Ghost Train will also be available to play in the free Trial version of the game. 

Pumpkins and Scarecrows

Last year’s pumpkin patch has had a bit of an upgrade. This year, in addition to giving our community creators a template to carve their own jack-o-lanterns, we challenged them to design their own scarecrows. The results are… horrifying.

Which is to say: fantastic job, everyone! You’ve officially creeped us out.

It’s well worth popping by the carnival’s creepy cemetery to admire these creations for yourself. Before you do, why not swing by the costume tent, and get in the Halloween spirit with your choice of fancy dress?

Quests and Minigames

A carnival wouldn’t be complete without prizes. Our Halloween hub is so much more interactive and alive this year, and the more you explore this strange and magical place, the more rewards you’ll discover…

Firstly, anyone who logs into the full version of Dreams from October 15 until November 1 that missed out on the Halloween Imps from last year’s event will instantly receive all of those imps.

In addition to this, we’ve got three brand-new imps to give out!

Everyone who logs into the full version of Dreams during the above time period will be rewarded with our friendly clown imp, Pag.

You can win Emmett, the scientist imp, through playing all the shooter puzzles in The Fearcade: Tent 1 – one of two tents full of weird and wonderful fairground minigames made by us at Media Molecule.

What’s more, inquisitive players will find that helping a mysterious (and unfortunate) character yields yet another prize… the satisfaction of being a good person. Just kidding! It’s another imp: Coco the scarecrow.

Make sure to check out everything All Hallows’ Dreams: Ghost Train has to offer if you want to collect them all!

Even more!

But that’s not all. As is tradition, we have our annual in-game Halloween Community Jam, which always delivers the goods (remember arcade survival game Ghost Geezers and spooky adventure Trick or Treatment from last year?). We’d love for you to come and play some of the spookiest submissions for yourself.

There will even be some recommendations for scarily good stuff to play this Halloween season over on our editorial blog, The Impsider. Or should that be… The Imspider? Hmm, looks like a curse is afoot…

By now, you can probably tell that we absolutely love Halloween here at Media Molecule. It’s been so much fun putting this celebration together with the help of our talented coMmunity of creators, and we hope you’ll join us for fairground fun, frolics and fear on October 15 in Dreams! We’d love to see your pictures of you exploring the carnival, playing games and riding the ghost train – you can share them with us on social media by using the hashtags #DreamsPS4 and #AllHallowsDreams.

Happy Halloween, everybody!

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  • Can’t wait to see the cool stuff with all the train things!

  • I feel bad for not playing Dreams more often.

  • Dreams is an amazing tool if you are creative at all. And endless potential for gamers. People dont realize what we have here. Needs more love from the community

  • I can’t wait to see what everyone has come up with. Mm really do a good job of creating a sense of occasional with these events. Dreamscom earlier this year felt like a real convention. So I can’t wait for this.

  • Seems very exciting! I hope the Dreams community and fandom can continue to grow. There should definitely be a PS5 version, come on.

    And this was the ONLY PlayStation exclusive that I thought should go to PC.

  • Haven’t played with Dreams for awhile and visited last night in VR to check out All Hallows’ Dreams: Ghost Train and was totally amazed how polished and entertaining it was. Really impressed by what can be done with this program. In VR it was truly immersive and astonishing. Keep up the great work!

  • This is awesome!

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