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28th Nov '17 4:14:40 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Creator/GrantMorrison's run on ''[[Comicbook/{{X-Men}} New X-Men]]'' featured a trippy, one-issue-long sequence with no dialogue (save one line on the last page), in which telepaths Jean Grey and Emma Frost travel into Cassandra Nova's mind in order to rescue Professor Xavier. In a later issue, when Jean discovers [[spoiler:Emma's been having an affair with her husband]], the confrontation takes place in Emma's mind.
** In [[Comicbook/{{X-Men}} Wolverine]] [[spoiler: Wolvie's body has been taken over by demons, prompting Emma to lead several members of the X-Men into his mind in an attempt to drive them out. In addition to people representing aspects of his personality and memories of comrades, Wolvie has doors in his mind dealing with specific subjects.]]

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* Creator/GrantMorrison's run on ''[[Comicbook/{{X-Men}} ''[[Comicbook/XMen New X-Men]]'' featured a trippy, one-issue-long sequence with no dialogue (save one line on the last page), in which telepaths Jean Grey and Emma Frost travel into Cassandra Nova's mind in order to rescue Professor Xavier. In a later issue, when Jean discovers [[spoiler:Emma's been having an affair with her husband]], the confrontation takes place in Emma's mind.
** In [[Comicbook/{{X-Men}} [[Comicbook/XMen Wolverine]] [[spoiler: Wolvie's body has been taken over by demons, prompting Emma to lead several members of the X-Men into his mind in an attempt to drive them out. In addition to people representing aspects of his personality and memories of comrades, Wolvie has doors in his mind dealing with specific subjects.]]
21st Nov '17 7:48:35 PM PaulA
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* In ''Timewyrm: Revelation'', one of the earliest Literature/DoctorWhoNewAdventures novels, Ace gets pulled into the Seventh Doctor's psyche by the titular Timewyrm.

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* In ''Timewyrm: Revelation'', one of the earliest Literature/DoctorWhoNewAdventures novels, ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoNewAdventuresTimewyrmRevelation Timewyrm: Revelation]]'', Ace gets pulled into the Seventh Doctor's psyche by the titular Timewyrm.
12th Oct '17 10:26:42 AM TheHeroHartmut
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* This is the central premise of Tim Schafer's ''VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}}''-- traveling into the minds of others and sorting out their emotional baggage (literally) and psychological problems.

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* This is the central premise of Tim Schafer's ''VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}}''-- traveling travelling into the minds of others and sorting out their emotional baggage (literally) and psychological problems.



* The "Dive To The Heart" segments from several ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' games. They generally take place early on and represent the player character's Keyblade powers awakening / resurfacing.

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* The "Dive To The Heart" segments from several ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' games. They generally take place early on and represent the player character's Keyblade powers awakening / resurfacing.awakening[=/=]resurfacing.



* In ''VideoGame/EarthboundBeginnings'', [[spoiler: the entire area of Magicant is revealed to be within Queen Mary's mind, making the party's trips there one of these.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/EarthboundBeginnings'', [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the entire area of Magicant is revealed to be within Queen Mary's mind, making the party's trips there one of these.]]



** Because of its use in the main series, this tends to be a common subject of fanworks. ''VideoGame/CognitiveDissonance'' ends with one taking place in [[spoiler: Giegue's]] mind.
** When the player presses the B Button during the important decision in ''VideoGame/TheHalloweenHack'', [[spoiler: Varik enters Dr. Andonuts's mind and discovers the reasoning behind his insanity]].
* This is the main feature of ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam''; Mario can [[DreamWalker travel through Luigi's dreams]].

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** Because of its use in the main series, this tends to be a common subject of fanworks. ''VideoGame/CognitiveDissonance'' ends with one taking place in [[spoiler: Giegue's]] [[spoiler:Giegue's]] mind.
** When the player presses the B Button during the important decision in ''VideoGame/TheHalloweenHack'', [[spoiler: Varik [[spoiler:Varik enters Dr. Andonuts's mind and discovers the reasoning behind his insanity]].
* This is the main feature of ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam''; Mario can [[DreamWalker travel through Luigi's dreams]].dreams]], and, with a little help from [[ExpositionFairy Starlow]], influence the dreamscape by changing Luigi's condition in the real world (such as managing Luigi's temperature to freeze water and melt ice within the dream).


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* In ''WebComic/StrongFemaleProtagonist'', [[FlyingBrick Allison]] ventures into [[{{Telepath}} Patrick's]] mind in a bid to to see what has been causing his recent breakdowns.
18th Sep '17 1:38:40 AM Silverblade2
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* In a ''JusticeLeagueOfAmerica'' Fill-in issue by J.M. Dematteis, ComicBook/MartianManhunter decides to show ComicBook/TheSpectre that there is good [[RousseauWasRight in everyone]] by taking him, along with the rest of the League, into the mind of ''SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker'' of all people, showing that in the impossible maelstrom of depravity and chaos that is his mind, somewhere, there is a small house with a kindly couple, representing the tiny bit of humanity the Joker still has.

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* In a ''JusticeLeagueOfAmerica'' Fill-in issue by J.M. Dematteis, ComicBook/MartianManhunter decides to show ComicBook/TheSpectre that there is good [[RousseauWasRight in everyone]] by taking him, along with the rest of the League, into the mind of ''SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker'' ''ComicBook/TheJoker'' of all people, showing that in the impossible maelstrom of depravity and chaos that is his mind, somewhere, there is a small house with a kindly couple, representing the tiny bit of humanity the Joker still has.
30th Aug '17 11:20:56 AM BeerBaron
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* The surreal dreamworld side quest in ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion]]''. It's the side quest where you help a comatose man wake up by retrieving parts of his sanity and reason to make him realize that it is AllJustADream.

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* The surreal dreamworld side quest in ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''
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''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion]]''. It's the side quest Oblivion]]'' includes a sidequest where you help a comatose man wake up by retrieving parts of his sanity in a surreal dreamworld and reason to make him realize that it is AllJustADream.AllJustADream.
** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'', Sheogorath (the [[OurGodsAreDifferent Daedric Prince]] of [[MadGod Madness]]) is found taking a vacation in the mind of the late Emperor Pelagius Septim III, aka "[[TheCaligula Pelagius the Mad]]". To get Shegorath to leave and return to his Daedric realm, you have to treat Pelagius' mental illness using Sheogorath's Daedric artifact.



* ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' has a sidequest where you find [[MadGod Sheogorath]] taking a vacation in the mind of the deceased, criminally insane Emperor Pelagius III's mind, which he finds to be a nice vacation spot. To get Sheogorath to leave, and tend to his Daedric realm, you have to treat Pelagius' mental illness using Sheogorath's Daedric artifact.
26th Aug '17 5:33:16 PM nombretomado
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* In the dating sim/RPG ''ArTonelico'', there exist machines called 'dive machines' that allow someone to travel to a Reyvateil's soulspace. The point is for the diver to deepen their relationship with the Reyvateil in order to generate new spells (and costumes). 'Diving' as a intensely intimate act and so a Reyvateil will only allow someone they like and/or trust to do so.

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* In the dating sim/RPG ''ArTonelico'', ''VideoGame/ArTonelicoMelodyOfElemia'', there exist machines called 'dive machines' that allow someone to travel to a Reyvateil's soulspace. The point is for the diver to deepen their relationship with the Reyvateil in order to generate new spells (and costumes). 'Diving' as a intensely intimate act and so a Reyvateil will only allow someone they like and/or trust to do so.



* In [[ArTonelico Ar Tonelico I and II]] the main character can 'dive' into the 'cosmosphere' of the Reyvatails in your party, which is directly similar into exploring a person's inner mind and consciousness. It is a major game play mechanic as not only does it give you an intriguing look at their inner-selves, but is a requirement to unlock more powerful [[MagicMusic song magic]] for the Reyvatail you are diving into.

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* In [[ArTonelico ''[[VideoGame/ArTonelicoMelodyOfElemia Ar Tonelico I tonelico]]'' and II]] [[VideoGame/ArTonelicoIIMelodyOfMetafalica the sequel]] the main character can 'dive' into the 'cosmosphere' of the Reyvatails in your party, which is directly similar into exploring a person's inner mind and consciousness. It is a major game play mechanic as not only does it give you an intriguing look at their inner-selves, but is a requirement to unlock more powerful [[MagicMusic song magic]] for the Reyvatail you are diving into.
12th Aug '17 1:36:26 PM FactoidCow
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* In the first ''Literature/ThePaperMagician'' book, Ceony travels into the mind of [[spoiler:Emery Thane, which is apparently located in his heart rather than his brain]]. The journey has four stages. In each stage, Ceony encounters a different set of his thoughts or memories, and converses with a different facet of his personality. The first stage encompasses his happy memories, the second his dreams and hopes for the future, the third his unhappy memories, and the fourth his doubts and regrets.
17th Jul '17 6:05:00 PM Storygirl000
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* WesternAnimation/{{Grojband}} enters Trina's mind in the two-part episode "Dreamreaver" after they force a five-hour loop of their first music video into her brain, resulting in her getting put in a coma. It's populated by an infinite number of [[SatelliteLoveInterest Nick Mallories]], PsychoRanger versions of themselves based on the aformentioned video, and [[CoolBigSis a much nicer part of her named Katrina]], who was apparently locked away a long time ago.

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* WesternAnimation/{{Grojband}} enters Trina's mind in the two-part episode "Dreamreaver" after they force a five-hour loop of their first music video into her brain, resulting in her getting put in a coma. It's populated by an infinite number of [[SatelliteLoveInterest Nick Mallories]], PsychoRanger [[ThePsychoRangers Psycho Ranger]] versions of themselves based on the aformentioned video, and [[CoolBigSis a much nicer part of her named Katrina]], who was apparently locked away a long time ago.
17th Jul '17 6:03:24 PM Storygirl000
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* WesternAnimation/{{Grojband}} enters Trina's mind in the two-part episode "Dreamreaver" after they force a five-hour loop of their first music video into her brain, resulting in her getting put in a coma. It's populated by an infinite number of [[SatelliteLoveInterest Nick Mallories]], PsychoRanger versions of themselves based on the aformentioned video, and [[CoolBigSis a much nicer part of her named Katrina]], who was apparently locked away a long time ago.
9th Jul '17 3:38:47 PM Daedalis
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* The titular room of ''ComicBook/CleanRoom'' allows the physical exploration of the mind and memories of a target, among other things.
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