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Talks of a sequel began towards the end of 2017. In February 2018 it was officially announced and given the title ''Awakening Sarah''. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATkL3diZv7o A trailer has been published]]. Between both installments, a Useful/GameBoy interquel named ''[[https://asteristic.itch.io/wishing-sarah Wishing Sarah]]'' was released in 2020.

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Talks of a sequel began towards the end of 2017. In February 2018 it was officially announced and given the title ''Awakening Sarah''. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATkL3diZv7o A trailer has been published]]. Between both installments, a Useful/GameBoy UsefulNotes/GameBoy interquel named ''[[https://asteristic.itch.io/wishing-sarah Wishing Sarah]]'' was released in 2020.


Talks of a sequel began towards the end of 2017. In February 2018 it was officially announced and given the title ''Awakening Sarah''. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATkL3diZv7o A trailer has been published]].

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Talks of a sequel began towards the end of 2017. In February 2018 it was officially announced and given the title ''Awakening Sarah''. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATkL3diZv7o A trailer has been published]]. Between both installments, a Useful/GameBoy interquel named ''[[https://asteristic.itch.io/wishing-sarah Wishing Sarah]]'' was released in 2020.


''Dreaming Sarah'' is an exploration PlatformGame made by [[http://www.asteristic.com/ Asteristic Game Studio]] and inspired by ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a comatose girl who explores various dream worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.

A demo of the game can be found [[http://www.indiedb.com/games/dreaming-sarah/downloads/dreaming-sarah-demo here]]. Talks of a sequel began towards the end of 2017. In February 2018 it was officially announced and given the title ''Awakening Sarah''.

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''Dreaming Sarah'' is an exploration PlatformGame made by [[http://www.asteristic.com/ Asteristic Game Studio]] and inspired by ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a comatose girl who explores various dream worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game.

The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.

2015. A demo of the game can be found [[http://www.indiedb.com/games/dreaming-sarah/downloads/dreaming-sarah-demo here]]. here]].

Talks of a sequel began towards the end of 2017. In February 2018 it was officially announced and given the title ''Awakening Sarah''. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATkL3diZv7o A trailer has been published]].


A demo of the game can be found [[http://www.indiedb.com/games/dreaming-sarah/downloads/dreaming-sarah-demo here]]. A sequel was announced towards the end of 2017.

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A demo of the game can be found [[http://www.indiedb.com/games/dreaming-sarah/downloads/dreaming-sarah-demo here]]. A Talks of a sequel was announced began towards the end of 2017.2017. In February 2018 it was officially announced and given the title ''Awakening Sarah''.


A demo of the game can be found [[http://www.indiedb.com/games/dreaming-sarah/downloads/dreaming-sarah-demo here]].

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A demo of the game can be found [[http://www.indiedb.com/games/dreaming-sarah/downloads/dreaming-sarah-demo here]]. A sequel was announced towards the end of 2017.


* GreenAndMean: A green-colored girl who is trying to sneak into a bar club.

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* GreenAndMean: A green-colored girl who is trying to sneak into a bar club.club, [[spoiler: and ends up apparently killing everyone inside when she gets in]].


'''''Dreaming Sarah''''' is an exploration PlatformGame made by [[http://www.asteristic.com/ Asteristic Game Studio]] and inspired by ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a comatose girl who explores various dream worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.

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'''''Dreaming Sarah''''' ''Dreaming Sarah'' is an exploration PlatformGame made by [[http://www.asteristic.com/ Asteristic Game Studio]] and inspired by ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a comatose girl who explores various dream worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.

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* AllJustADream: It's in the title, so the ending [[spoiler:comes as TheUntwist. Throughout the game, there are hints that Sarah might be, in fact, dead. The game ends with her awakening.]]



''Dreaming Sarah'' is an exploration PlatformGame made by [[http://www.asteristic.com/ Asteristic Game Studio]] and inspired by ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a comatose girl who explores various dream worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.

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\n''Dreaming Sarah'' '''''Dreaming Sarah''''' is an exploration PlatformGame made by [[http://www.asteristic.com/ Asteristic Game Studio]] and inspired by ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a comatose girl who explores various dream worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.



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* DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist: Getting hit by any of the few hazards just sets Sarah back to the start of the screen.



* GravityScrew: The pink planet area.



* JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind
* LighterAndSofter: There are no hostile characters and Sarah has no weapons to hurt npcs with. The amount of disturbing scenes is also smaller in comparison to ''VideoGame/YumeNikki'' and similar games.



* MentalStory: It's about a comatose girl trying to wake up.
* MentalWorld



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Some actions necessary to progress through the game have horrible consequences for certain characters.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Some actions [[CrueltyIsTheOnlyOption necessary to progress progress]] through the game have horrible consequences for certain characters.


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** The odd Kyukyu-kun-ish creature blocking the path in the mouth area asks for [[spoiler:orange juice. It dies because the juice is expired]].


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* SpikesOfDoom: One of the last hazards.


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* WrapAround: Some areas do this both horizontally and vertically, requiring you to fall around looking for certain platforms.


''Dreaming Sarah'' is an exploration PlatformGame made by [[http://www.asteristic.com/ Asteristic Game Studio]] and inspired by ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a girl who explores various worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.

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''Dreaming Sarah'' is an exploration PlatformGame made by [[http://www.asteristic.com/ Asteristic Game Studio]] and inspired by ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a comatose girl who explores various dream worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.



* AbandonedHospital: The hospital area seen near the end is... [[SubvertedTrope surprisingly normal]] and also home to one of the most comical characters of the game -- a clumsy purple [[{{Pun}} duck doctor]] who gets himself stuck inside a vending machine.



* GreenAndMean: A green-colored girl who is trying to sneak into a bar club.
* HeroicMime: Sarah.



* MysteriousPast: Of which Sarah's dreams give a [[MindScrew certain amount]] of insight. One can tell she's in a coma from [[spoiler:a car crash and has been involved in some gruesome events]].



** [[spoiler:A girl outside the bar area asks you to distract the person guarding the door for her to enter. If you do, the next time you enter the building you will find that everyone inside has been murdered]].

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** [[spoiler:A A girl outside the bar club area asks you to distract the person guarding the door for her to enter. If you do, the [[spoiler:the next time you enter the building you will find that everyone inside has been murdered]].


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* YouBastard: A green girl asks you to distract the guard of a bar and [[spoiler:turns everyone inside to shreds once you do. The guard is a character you saw early in the game, now enjoying his job and trying not to mess up. Some distance away from him is a rock character who says he saw what you did]].


* {{Homage}}: To ''VideoGame/YumeNikki'', in that you explore surreal and sometimes creepy dreams and find "Effects" that give abilities [[{{Metroidvania}} required to explore further.]] Unlike most ''Yume Nikki-likes'', though, ''Dreaming Sarah'' is a sidescroller.

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* {{Homage}}: To ''VideoGame/YumeNikki'', in that you explore surreal and sometimes creepy dreams and find to get [[MindScrew a little]] insight on the protagonist's background while looking for "Effects" that give abilities [[{{Metroidvania}} required to explore further.]] Unlike most ''Yume Nikki-likes'', though, ''Dreaming Sarah'' is a sidescroller.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Some actions required to progress through the game have horrible consequences for certain characters.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Some actions required necessary to progress through the game have horrible consequences for certain characters.


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* TimeStandsStill: The watch item slows down everything around Sarah, including the camera scrolling and the level transition effect.


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''Dreaming Sarah'' is an exploration PlatformGame inspired by ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a girl who explores various worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.

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''Dreaming Sarah'' is an exploration PlatformGame made by [[http://www.asteristic.com/ Asteristic Game Studio]] and inspired by ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a girl who explores various worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.



* {{Expy}}: A creature blocking the way on an area is [[{{Expy}} very similar]] to Kyukyu-kun from ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''.

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* {{Expy}}: A creature blocking the way on an area is [[{{Expy}} very similar]] similar to Kyukyu-kun from ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''.



* {{Homage}}: To ''VideoGame/YumeNikki'', in that you explore surreal and sometimes creepy dreams and find "Effects" that give abilities required to explore further. Unlike most ''Yume Nikki-likes'', though, ''Dreaming Sarah'' is a sidescroller.

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* {{Homage}}: To ''VideoGame/YumeNikki'', in that you explore surreal and sometimes creepy dreams and find "Effects" that give abilities [[{{Metroidvania}} required to explore further. further.]] Unlike most ''Yume Nikki-likes'', though, ''Dreaming Sarah'' is a sidescroller.


''Dreaming Sarah'' is an exploration PlatformGame inspired by ''VideoGame/{{YumeNikki}}''. You play as Sarah, a girl who explores various worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.

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''Dreaming Sarah'' is an exploration PlatformGame inspired by ''VideoGame/{{YumeNikki}}''.''VideoGame/YumeNikki''. You play as Sarah, a girl who explores various worlds in a search for effects to advance further in the game. The creator put the game on early access and released a version of the game on May 31, 2014. It was officially released on March 12, 2015.



* {{Homage}}: A creature blocking the way on an area is very similar to Kyukyu-kun from ''VideoGame/{{YumeNikki}}''.

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* {{Homage}}: {{Expy}}: A creature blocking the way on an area is [[{{Expy}} very similar similar]] to Kyukyu-kun from ''VideoGame/{{YumeNikki}}''.''VideoGame/YumeNikki''.
* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:Sarah jumps off a bridge and her Effects circle around her before fading away]].
* {{Homage}}: To ''VideoGame/YumeNikki'', in that you explore surreal and sometimes creepy dreams and find "Effects" that give abilities required to explore further. Unlike most ''Yume Nikki-likes'', though, ''Dreaming Sarah'' is a sidescroller.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler:A girl outside the bar area asks you to distract the person guarding the door for her to enter. If you do, the next time you enter the building you will find that everyone inside has been murdered.]]

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Some actions required to progress through the game have horrible consequences for certain characters.
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[[spoiler:A girl outside the bar area asks you to distract the person guarding the door for her to enter. If you do, the next time you enter the building you will find that everyone inside has been murdered.]]murdered]].
** One optional thing to do is to bring a bullet to [[spoiler:a pianist. She suddenly stops playing and is gone when you next enter the bar. The piano is left covered in blood, and the bgm is named [[DrivenToSuicide "Suicidal Pianist"]]]].


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* TheStinger: [[spoiler:Much like in ''Videogame/YumeNikki'', the game requires you to collect all items and then jump off a bridge. In this game, however, Sarah is shown waking up just fine in the hospital after the credits]].


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* WideEyesAndShrunkenIrises: One optional event is to use the magnifying glass in front of the giant eye that looked down at the cap item, causing its iris to shrink along with Sarah.

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