A darkly-enticing story about unrequited love; Broken Dreams is a casual platforming game featuring full voice-acting, beautiful hand-drawn environments and a twist on the original platforming mechanic!
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Mixed (116 reviews) - 68% of the 116 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 19, 2016

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About This Game

Have you ever loved somebody so much, that you'd have done anything for them? Broken Dreams is a platformer in which Jack can create 'shadow friends; copies that repeat his previous actions. Complete with a melancholy story, gothic artwork, professional voice-overs, Broken Dreams has received fantastic ratings across the board.

Broken Dreams is an expansion on the original flash-based game. Complete with full-screen support, new levels, a free asset pack (featuring artwork and music featured in the game) and Steam Trading Cards. Now you can add this awesome game to your Steam Library!

  • Beautiful, hand-drawn artwork
  • A darkly-enticing story about unrequited love
  • Professional voice-acting
  • Platforming awesomeness, with a twist! Hit space to create a 'shadow' - copies of the character that be be used to circumvent obstacles, as jumping platforms and more!
  • Control both characters simultaneously using the keyboard - work together to solve the level!
  • Asset Pack includes Music and artwork used in the game

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 2Ghz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 1Gb
    • Storage: 16 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Stereo Sound
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Mixed (116 reviews)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 4
This game is almost an exact copy of the 2009 game "The Company of Myself". The Company of Myself, however, is arguably much better than Broken Dreams, AND is free. Most specifically the soundtrack of The Company of Myself is still one of my favorite game soundtracks.

The artwork in this game is nice, but there is no real animation. Your character seems to just slide from one place to another with no other movement.

The male voice actor for Boken Dreams is alright, but the female voice actor sounds like she has a cold.

The ending also leaves much to be desired. While I won't spoil it for those of you who choose to play the game I will say that it brings no closure to the short story.

Overall, considering I got the game in the bundle at 90% off, I cannot complain too much, but I certainly would not reccomend buying Broken Dreams at the asking price of two dollars (Especially when a better version is available for free). Also consider that the game only takes about one half-hour to complete and decide how much money that is worth to you. While I would not spend extra money here, I do not feel that I wasted my half-hour.
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38 of 54 people (70%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
Got this on sale for .59 cents and I pretty much got my money's worth. For the price, I don't really think I can rag on it that much. It is rather short, which I actually liked (and expected).
I did like the voice-overs; I felt they gave a bit more color and personality to the game.

My biggest issue is actually that it reminds me a LOT of a free game I played on Kongregate called "The Company of Myself." The gameplay AND story is almost exactly the same... and the Kongregate game had smoother/tighter controls and a much heavier story/ending.

That said, I was a little disappointed that it didn't seem to have anything fresh or new to add, but for what it was I did enjoy it.
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19 of 26 people (73%) found this review helpful
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 5
5/10 - Middle of the Road Platformer

The game isn't amazing but I enjoyed the first hour I played. The platformer utilizes puzzle based objectives that can only be completed through using 2 characters simultaneously. One character can use his shadow while the other can do an attack, and both characters can perform a double jump.

The game can be completed in about 1.5 hours or less; which makes the price fair for this title. The gameplay and character attributes were pretty fun, graphics were pleasant and voice acting added a nice touch. The story didn't do it for me and the controls are frustrating and clunky at times; these were the only negatives that popped out.

Worth the $1; but usually on sale for next to nothing!

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17 of 27 people (63%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
11.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
Wow. There is really not much to say about this game so let's keep it short.
Beautiful concept. It's very simple yet along with great music can really touch your hearth. Short puzzle story about love.
Ok visual design but even less to say about the graphics overall - it's there - and that's basicly it.
There are some minor glitches and bugs with movement and as much as i like the way game teaches you controls it's also undercooked and half of it you will get using trials and errors method.
Overall you should get and try it. I mean for real, it's cheap, it's good rest from bigger titles you play and it's just does marvelous job. I rarely but yet have this weak spot in love, desires, dream area that only few games can spark in strangely touching way and probably last time I felt it in To the Moon, though Broken Dreams definitely ain't as high and it's different in term of gameplay too. Maybe it's stupid, maybe not. Who cares. I will definitely play it some more in next day with fiance.
Ekhm, and not only coz I want do play it with her but because playing 2-player stages on your own is kinda... yea you get it...
FrankCastle51 out.
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13 of 20 people (65%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 25
Broken Dreams is a casual platformer with some minor puzzle aspects. By moving around and copying yourself, you must find your way through the levels.

Please check out my Quick Review Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXm6eRrL-98
You move around, and then make a shadow of yourself as you return to the starting location. Your shadow carries out the actions you made. You can repeat many times and use your shadows to complete the levels.

  • cheap to buy
  • steam Trading Cards
  • music was pleasant
  • good concept with the shadows (reminded me a little of Braid)
  • simple, casual gameplay if you're looking for something quick

  • voice acting was irritating and over-done
  • short (but for the cost this was expected)
  • mediocre story

Overall, I did enjoy the gameplay, but wish it had been longer. The voice acting was the most annoying part for me to experience. But after buying the game on sale, and selling the trading cards, it only cost me about $0.30, I feel I got my money's worth.
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15 of 24 people (63%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
You can find my full review here.

Broken Dreams is a fairly short 2D puzzle platformer title. You follow Jack who is trying to get back to his love Michelle. We will need to use his shadow in a sort of Braid-like gameplay. Well, except when you're controlling both him and Michelle. Then you have to use both WASD and the arrow keys to move them.

The music, while nice at first, can get a bit repetitive. I'm not really a fan of when you're trying to have a serious story but the characters are saying stuff like, "I can use the right key to get to Michelle" (so as to tell the player the controls). The voice acting feels a little like it was on low quality microphones at times. The backgrounds are quite nice, however the sprites feel fairly downgraded from how they were on Flash/Android.

The game is a nice little time killer, though some trial and error things may get annoying to you. It's also available for free from the Google Play Store, and as mentioned before it is also available as a Flash game. There are some extra, more challenging, levels in the Steam version though, if you want to try and challenge yourself to those. This gets a weak recommendation from me, but there was some things I definitely didn't enjoy as much.
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 9
Don’t really have much to say about this game. It’s fairly short, only took me about half an hour to complete (and an extra 4 hours to idle for cards). The puzzle mechanics work as intended, but the difficulty of the puzzles isn’t very consistent. It also doesn’t explain all of it’s mechanics and does take away some of them at certain parts (also without telling you). So I was confused for a bit. The story is simple and didn’t end as I thought it would (though I should have known from the title of the game). Sound-wise it’s fair, considering the price. Voice acting is a little overdone and the jumping sound annoyed me a bit, but nothing too terrible. Still, not sure if I could justify buying it by itself, maybe on sale or in a bundle.
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 6
Product received for free
+Great Soundtrack
+Great Narrator
+Awesome Gameplay

-no Achievements

score 89/100


Ending Suck !!

Final Score 78/100
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 2
Product received for free
Sorry but I can't recommend this game. The only good thing here is the sound(voice and music).

The game is too short(didn't even last enough to get the first card), gameplay wise, the mechanics are nothing new(you use your shadows from past attempts to pass platforming levels) and last I feel the design of the main character doesn't fit with the rest of the game's design.

However I can see this game was made with passion, so maybe grab it in sale if you want to enjoy some good 20 minutes.
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
Product received for free
Got this from a steam code so heres my review

Story is nothing too new and very basic, guys finds love in girl, they both are together, girl goes missing, girl for some reason does not like guy anymore. They don't really say what happened with the two characters other than the rambling the main character says to himself on the solo levels.

Gameplay is...varied I like the use of the clone shadows as platforms for the main character but it can be a pain to set them all up during the later products, and sometimes they wont follow the path you originally took.

Overall it's not that great of a game you can probably find better on flash sites.
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1.4 hrs
Posted: October 21
Story is a cheeseburger.. The background pics for this flash game are nice but rendered at a very low resolution. Animation is almost non existant. The "press space and see if you made it" mechanic is mildly entertaining and you will fly through the game in no time as it poses no real challenge, still I cannot recommend, as it is sub-par across the board.
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3.0 hrs
Posted: September 27
Product received for free
The game is OK.It was a bit boring playn' it,but..Its OK
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3.5 hrs
Posted: September 16
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$W4G M4$T3R
3.1 hrs
Posted: August 28
I didn't see any casual.
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2.7 hrs
Posted: August 15
Well, I found it pretty enjoyable, although I'd love some more content. I don't really understand why the finale gets most people disappointed. It's diverse, interesting, and the actual title doesn't promise something different. As for the narration, simply amazing. Maybe some levels could be more smartly created and tiered regarding the difficulty. Keep in mind that there are more than one way to pass each level and sometimes it can get messy, so feel free to play around. I believe it's a fair game for its price and I recommend it.
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Suo 💛
7.1 hrs
Posted: August 13
Product received for free
It's sh*t.
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Ádãm Kämi
2.2 hrs
Posted: August 8
level 10 :(
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0.8 hrs
Posted: August 8
very sad
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