How To Play: Dreams

Dreams is all about strategy, silent communication, and knowing your team. Use Dream Cards smartly, keep a perfect poker face, and develop secret signals. Remember, the best part of Dreams isn't just winning, it's the laughs and mishaps along the way. Don't forget to check out 'How To Play dreams' for a winning edge!

Hey fellow gamers! Ready to conquer the dream world? You’ve landed in the perfect spot. In this guide, I’ll walk you through the mystical realm of Dreams. You’ll get a clear outline of the rules and some killer strategies to ensure your victory. Trust me, after a few game nights with my pals, I’ve gathered some top-notch insights that I’m itching to share with you. Let’s get your dream team to victory!


What’s in the box

  • 84 Dream Cards
  • 1 Game Board
  • 6 Player tokens
  • 30 Voting tokens
  • 6 Cloth bags
  • 1 Sand Timer
  • 1 Rule Book

How To Play Dreams: Rules Summary


  1. Lay out the game board in the center of the table.
  2. Each player picks a color and takes the corresponding dreamer pieces and voting tokens.
  3. Shuffle the Dream Cards and place them face down next to the board.
  4. Make sure each player has a sheet from the notepad and a pencil.


  1. Draw a Dream Card and look at the image without showing it to the others.
  2. Each dreamer then draws elements of that dream on their notepad, trying to convey the dream without using words or numbers.
  3. Once everyone is done drawing, all players share their drawings simultaneously.
  4. Players then discuss what they see in the drawings and try to figure out the dream.
  5. After the discussion, everyone uses their voting tokens to guess which drawing corresponds to the dream on the Dream Card.


  1. The player whose drawing receives the most votes wins the round and scores points according to the rules.
  2. Points are also awarded to players who correctly guess the dream.
  3. The game continues for a set number of rounds or until one player reaches the winning score.

Special Rules & Conditions

  1. If all players guess the dream correctly, the dreamer scores bonus points.
  2. If no one guesses correctly, the dreamer does not score any points for that round.
  3. Some Dream Cards may have special instructions or conditions that affect how the dream is drawn or guessed.

This quick guide should get you started on How To Play Dreams. Just remember, the key is in the drawings and how well you can communicate the idea of the dream without using words. Good luck, and may the most imaginative dreamer win!

Best Dreams Strategies

Master the Mystery: Unraveling Dream Cards

Getting a grip on Dream Cards is like trying to hold onto a fish with your bare hands – slippery but not impossible. Here’s how you do it:

Know Your Themes

  1. Each Dream Card has a unique theme. Spot the patterns early to guess future cards.

Memorize the Images

  1. Pay close attention to the images. They’re clues that can help you connect the dots faster than your friends.

Connect with Your Team

  1. Talk about your interpretations after each game. Sharing insights makes you all better guessers.

Unlocking the Secret of Silent Success

Know Your Teammates

First, really get to know your pals. Notice how they think and react during games. This makes guessing their silent cues a piece of cake.

Perfect Your Poker Face

Next, work on your poker face. Keeping your reactions neutral is key, so others can’t read your thoughts. Practice makes perfect!

Develop Non-Verbal Signals

Last but not least, come up with your own silent signals. Nod slightly for a ‘yes’ or tilt your head for a ‘maybe’. Just keep it simple so everyone catches on.

  1. Really know your team.
  2. Keep a straight face.
  3. Create simple signals.

Unlocking Victory: Mastering Strategic Voting Techniques

Know Your Opponents

First off, gauge who the front-runners are. It’s key to know who you’re up against. Cast your votes tactically to challenge the leaders.

Align Your Allies

Form alliances early. But remember, it’s a game. Allies today could be rivals tomorrow. Keep them close, but not too close.

Bluffing with Votes

Voting isn’t just about preference. It’s a game of bluff. Cast votes to throw others off your trail. Mislead competitors about your true intentions.

Timing Is Everything

Wait for the right moment to cast your vote. Sometimes, holding off until the last second can give you a strategic advantage.

Wrapping Up the Dream Quest!

So, there you have it, folks! After countless nights of diving deep into the dreamworld with my pals, tossing tokens, and guessing like our lives depended on it, I’ve spilled all my secrets on mastering Dreams. Remember, it’s not just about how well you know the game, but also how well you know your friends. Keep those eyes peeled for the slightest twitch or smirk; it might just lead you to victory. But, hey, win or lose, it’s all about the laughs and the ridiculous guesses that make every game night memorable. So, gather your dream team, brush up on ‘How To Play dreams’, and dive—no, let’s say, leap—into this fantastical journey. May your guesses be spot on, and your dreams be ever in your favor!

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Jamie Hopkins

With years of dice-rolling, card-flipping, and strategic planning under my belt, I've transformed my passion into expertise. I thrive on dissecting the mechanics and social dynamics of board games, sharing insights from countless game nights with friends. I dive deep into gameplay mechanics, while emphasizing the social joys of gaming. While I appreciate themes and visuals, it's the strategy and camaraderie that truly capture my heart.