Back To Bed is an award-winning puzzle game from Bedtime Digital Games and this Indie game has been made free on Steam today.
Normally priced at $5.99, the title – which started life as a student project before becoming a Kickstarter-funded full game – will be available for zero pennies until Thursday evening (and purchasers will be able to continue to play for free once the giveaway is over).
Get the game from Steam.
In Back to Bed, players guide the sleepwalker Bob from his sleep-inducing office to the safety of his bed by controlling his subconscious guardian Subob, whose job it is to both guide and protect the sleepwalking Bob.
The pair will travel through a surreal and painting like a world where the boundaries between Bob’s dream and reality have vanished, but where there are still real-world dangers that threaten the sleepwalker. Ever vigilant Subob must now guide Bob around dangers and back to bed.
Back To Bed won a coveted IGF award and was nominated for a variety of other plaudits, including ‘Best Console Game’ at Indie Prize Europe 2014.
- Unique surreal and artistic game universe
A strange but beautiful dream universe that mixes elements from the real world and the world of dreams to create something unique, surreal and sometimes a bit scary.
- Isometric puzzle levels
Navigate detailed 3D puzzles that defy the laws of physics, wherein the player must manipulate the strange environment to create a safe path for Bob and avoid the dangers of the puzzle.
- Two characters as one
Play as the embodied subconsciousness, in the form of a small guardian creature, trying to save its own sleepwalking body from dangers of the dream world.
- Picturesque visual style
Discover the feeling of playing in a piece of art set in a digital frame. A visual style inspired by hand-painted techniques, surreal art, and impossible shapes.
- Nightmare mode
Unlock a hard mode of the game, made for those who truly want to test their puzzle solving skills and enjoy thinking many steps ahead, or who are just too stubborn to give up.