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    1. xli.

      by , 09-25-2018 at 12:13 PM
      Non-dream stuff - Had a few non-lucids, mostly only remember the details for one sequence, since I didn't come to write on the journal straight away.



      Fragment:
      I was in a game and I fought two girls that were teamed up, over a wooden planks bridge or something like that; the landscape was pretty blocky in general as I remember it, and these girls had picked/were characters that were really strong together, due to the way their abilities synergised with each other. I mostly struggled to deal significant damage to them, as they recovered or blocked it and eventually I remember falling in a low pit and getting cornered and killed. I don't remember what kind of abilities or weapons I was using.

      Dream:
      I was in the same game, and with this dream I remember the format more clearly: it was a player-versus-player online game. It was night but very clear as there was a bright moon light, and many of us, the players, were on a rocky slope upward toward a castle. The castle had a gate, and it was going to open when the game began.

      This time I had a power armour (Enclave-type) like from the Fallout series, and I remember I "pressed" esc and was looking at the armour's details on a menu. The menu was very plain, and was mostly just drop-down menus. The dominant colour was a cyan-ish blue, not unlike a fluoroscan.

      I remember my eldest sibling being out of scene in the dream but commenting about the game and asking me what it was like. At this point, I do remember seeing the "screen" as I was pointing at something, but other than that, the entirety of the dream takes place "inside" the game. I replied something in conversation while still looking at the armour details, when I found some sliders and options I could adjust for abilities.

      I noticed there was a little face icon with a number in front of it, 4300, my interpretation of which was that this was how many points I had left to spend (and some abilities took 100,1000,2000, etc). I noticed a regeneration ability that I really wanted to pick (tends to be a personal favourite in games) but then when I was looking for it again, I couldn't find it. I tweaked some other settings I don't recall, such as my max health ability but then the match was starting while I was still looking at the menu, and very quickly, someone else killed me.

      Later I respawned or something, somewhere in the map, and I was trying to be sneaky through some dark areas, which remind me now of the Kuva Fortress in Warframe, and ended up running into a few different people; they didn't attack me immediately so I didn't attack them either, and one of them also had a power armour and she (a pretty faced black woman, I saw, as she didn't have the power helmet on) was asking me how I'd managed to configure certain abilities for the armour. She commented on the fact that I was killed at the start while looking at the menu and that whoever had done it was distasteful for doing so. I appreciated her comment.

      I remember giving her some advice on the armour abilities, though I don't remember the details. She and a few others, a mix of young (teens?) boys and girls, were at the top landing of a small staircase, to which I walked up to as well; there was a doorway to the right, though I have a vague memory of what was through it; I can't remember it other than being a room with wooden floorboards.



      • There was some other dream fragment I initially remembered, but ended up forgetting while remembering the big dream sequence.
      • The two girls that killed me in the game in the first fragment had a cheeky playful attitude and sort of taunted me as they fought.
      • The castle doesn't remind me of any particular place, but it had an Unreal Tournament feel to it.
      • The transition from being inside the game, to being outside but playing and then back into being inside again was something rare, as that's not really happened before very much.
      • The death while in the menu felt a bit too sudden/random; I don't remember hearing a projectile or a weapon firing, but it seemed like I got hit by a one-hit-kill explosion. And I thought the starting area would be safe until left.
      • The black woman in power armour seemed to have some sort of strong motivation for being there that wasn't directly related to the game itself, she just had a sort of serious look on her face like she was looking for something in particular.
      • I'm making note that while maybe it's not directly related, she was black and had a very meaningful interaction via conversation with me in the dream, and recently in my last DJ entry I've had a lot of black (but the actual colour) dream signs. Oddly enough, it is of some contrast to the last entry that the bit where we stood and talked was brightly lit by a single light from above, and I think the walls were a bright yellow, but it was otherwise dark. But generally speaking, this dream was not even half as dark as the one in my last entry anyway.
    2. xxxiii.

      by , 09-06-2018 at 11:47 AM
      Non-dream stuff - woke up at around 8:30 with the normal alarm but still fell asleep and woke up again about 2 hours later. Some non-lucid dream fragments from both awakenings persisted.



      Fragment:
      I was in a mountainous area, and there was a town or something. There were rocky overhangs and the landscape looked like something I'd only see in games in general; the stone was mostly all like limestone, which reminds me now of an area in Dark Souls III. It was a bright and clear day.

      I remember fighting some sort of blue dragon, not unlike some of the Rathians in Monster Hunter. It got tired or was scared off and flew away eventually.

      Fragment:
      I remember briefly a subway train station, similar to the last one I've dreamt of, but in no particular way other than how it felt; the lighting was perhaps a bit dim, like the other one. Then a train was arriving and it looked full-ish on some carriages and there were plenty of people on the platform; but I chose to go to a carriage that was not as close to me and it was much emptier.

      The seats were in groups of 5, with their backs toward the windows. The seats were low and sort of cushioned. I was about to sit down when a woman on this row of seats said to me "could you please not sit down on these two", gesticulating at the particular seats; so I sat on the 2nd seat of the row, and she was sat on the 4th. She said something like "I'm sorry" and "... my assessment ...", the implication being it was some sort of benefits assessment. Somehow I knew she had children though they were certainly not here. I'm sure the train had set off at this point but I don't remember noises, come to think of it.

      Fragment:
      I was in some version or another of World of Warcraft and I was in a player group. The group consisted solely of my character, which name I don't remember reading, and another player/character whose character name was simply "Marshal". My character was a warrior, and the other player was another plate-wearing class, maybe a paladin; both characters were human.

      We entered an Arathi Basin battleground together, but a lot of it looked subtly different; I remember both me and the other guy had full grand marshal equipment (which is the highest PvP rank for the Alliance faction), and I had two of the great-swords. We went separate ways but I sort of patrolled on my mount around the central blacksmith (which in the dream was more like a lumber mill) and the gold mine.

      Oddly enough, despite being in a battleground, I don't remember seeing any enemies, though I know that our team was fighting some on the other side of the map.



      Some notes:
      • Subway train stations are one of my most obvious dreamsigns, but I always seem to miss them. Part of it is because I don't expect them to come up, even though they are fairly common, but another part of it is that whenever they do show up, I had not set any sort of intention to recognise them as a dream-sign. They are a dead giveaway of the dream-state these days because I don't use the subway where I live (because there isn't one).
      • I can't remember what the woman in the train looked like exactly; but she looked local to where I live. I remember feeling sorry or perhaps worried for her. Recently a friend of ours had an appointment for an assessment for benefits, so perhaps part of the context here is because of that.
      • I haven't played WoW in quite a while now, and truthfully I don't think I will play it much more in the future; but I played the older versions a lot when I was younger and my dreams about the game are invariably about some sort of nostalgic feeling of those old times.
      • I never attained the highest PvP rank in the classic game, but my eldest sibling nearly did.
    3. Driven Miles

      by , 03-29-2013 at 12:09 AM
      It was first set in the city I'm currently living in. Me and a couple of my family members were out driving together early in the morning towards an area so far away, we were going to stop by a forest and through a river. But like many times, there were some complications.

      We had no car to take us there. We had another choice of transportation. We used Segway Scooters. We first used these driving through the streets of the city. Then we later ridden them through a road through the forests far from home. Being in that forest gave me a familiar feeling, like I've been there before. I probably had, but I don't remember a river over crossing the roads.

      What scared me the most was the huge amount of water located on the sides of the dirt road. There were also times when my scooter went out of control and I eventually I had to ditch it for something else. I was too close to falling in the water, and I don't know what would've happen if I fell in but, after all that driving, I finally made it out. When I did, I entered a new city, well, a Minecraft city.

      I saw nether crack rectangular shaped home up in the sky, and pvp was enabled. I wasn't sure if anyone was in that area, so I decided to chat in local to see if anyone heard me. I typed something, I don't remember, and I immediately knew someone was around because I didn't see the "No one can hear you" message. Upon noticing this, someone automatically teleports to me and attacks me. I quickly teleport myself somewhere else, wait a few seconds, and then teleport back to the place this other player was in.

      When I transported back I appeared to be standing inside the nether crack home he was in. I saw him. He was also in diamond armor, so I had to figure out how to kill him before he sees me. He was mining some nether crack when I found him. I hid behind a corner behind me and tried my best to not let him spot me. Sooner or later I realized that he was going to kill me, so I took this opportunity to kill him with my diamond sword.

      I slowly destroyed some nether crack around me, just to grief his work, went up to him and instead of killing him with the sword, I mined the nether crack around him to try and get him to die in the lava below. It didn't work though. At first, there was stone deeper in the nether crack then he came back from afk and left the area surrounding him. I quickly hid myself in a corner and just before he was about to attack me, I logged out. It didn't work the first time, so I exit the browser immediately.
    4. 10th Feb 2013 Weird Fragments and some Minecraft PvP

      by , 02-10-2013 at 08:27 PM (Scionox's Journal of Dreams)
      Dream 1(fragments):

      There were scene where some people in the room were saying that they were rich, but then person they were talking to says that they are still not as rich as batman, and kills them. Later on two women were trying to save dolls(?) of people that were killed and the only way out was to crawl through narrow tunnel with walls made of literally crap...( )

      Dream 2:

      I was playing some Minecraft with LV and PN. We have thinked up some rules, so the game would go more like PvP deathmatch game. We started on playform high in air and jumped down in random directions, there were no falling damage apparently. The starting area was snowy forest of sorts, we started rushing to get weapons as soon as possible. I was playing pretty aggressive and started attacking almost immediately with bare fists, it didn't went as well at first, but soon i was able to defeat LV who just crafted iron sword.
      After that i started the hunt, killing everything and racking up the score, iron sword was quite more powerful than how it is in Minecraft IWL. At some point PN tried to ambush me with stone sword, but i was faster. LV tried getting TNT from endermen(they apparently were dropping some instead of ender perls they drop in game IWL), but i killed them both and got TNT myself. Also i apparently had portable alchemical table from equivalent exchange mod, so i tied getting more TNT through it from random junk i had in inventory, but it was not enough. Soon dream ended, i guess i won by score.