The Sailor’s Dream 12+

Simogo AB

    • $3.99



A peaceful narrative experience, in which the only objective is to satisfy your curiosity.

Explore an ocean dream world, in which time passes even when you are not there, visit forgotten islands and piece together memories – some even existing beyond the screen of your device.

“The Sailor’s Dream is a novella, a folk EP, and an art installation wrapped into one app ... It’s an inspired example of what storytelling can be in the 21st century and the way modern technology can shine new light on well-worn conventions.” - A.V. Club

“Its lonely, bittersweet tale—told in a wonderfully unique mix of approaches—is the best storytelling I've ever played on my iPad.” - Kotaku

“It's an experience that's entirely about the narrative, but one uniquely built for smartphones and tablets. The peaceful visuals, the wonderful music, the sharp writing, and the simple interactive toys all go towards creating an atmosphere and telling a story.” - The Verge

“... you can easily wander for hours through The Sailor’s Dream making music, playing it not like a game, but as an instrument ... If you are looking for a space to contemplate, a place to linger, a path to walk in patient consideration, you will find yourself at home in The Sailor’s Dream for quite some time.” - Kill Screen

“A world-in-miniature put in the palm of your hands, which rewards you for your exploration of it with sensory delight. And perhaps most powerfully of all, pushes you to feel deeply for its inhabitants.” - Gamezebo

What’s New

Version 1.4

- Added support for new devices

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
103 Ratings

103 Ratings

>>PeaceRock<< 👣 ,

Great game but not really worth it

Ignore what Stevo3895 (or something similar) says. This game doesn't take a month to complete. I don't have an idea what that person is saying... he/she is continuing to find more parts of the story for a month? At most you would need a week, but of course you can just "cheat" and change the time on your phone. I mean, I liked it (finished playing) and the story behind it was interesting. Very interesting idea, like Device 6. Thing is, I bought this (and Device 6) for 99¢ since it's on sale... so to me, it's a good deal. But I don't think I would spend any more to buy this game (or Device 6). I'm not being ignorant here- I was surprised that I finished it already (besides the temporal parts of the story) so I went online and looked at the walk-throughs. The results? You definitely don't need a month for this.
A good game overall but I'm not sure if you want to buy this if you don't have a lot of money to spend. Especially if this game isn't 99¢ anymore.

(I'm gonna talk about Device 6 now) Personally, I feel like Device 6 was a better use of my 99¢ than this game but both are great. Haha... I bought Device 6 and finished it. The game restarts everything but you can't really play it again so I'm just letting my friends and family play it. I don't want to just get rid of it, so I'm planning to squeeze every worth of the 99¢ I spent on Device 6. (Sorry, sorta went on a tangent here but it's not like the two games are completely unrelated).

Chalcedonyofsf ,

Beautiful app

I’m not really interested in playing games… I like the curiosity of opening up one door and seeing where it leads and then opening up another and walking down the hallway and finding another opening and seeing where it takes me next. I like a labyrinthine story. This app provides beautiful music along with an interesting mystery story and how you can find different pathways to understanding where the story will ultimately lead you. The artwork is stunning, the flow of the visuals is very naturalistic, slightly nostalgic, eerie like you’re looking where you’re not supposed to.

The islands you land on to peruse are so magical and forlorn, like the music. It’s a beautiful app, but it’s not for gamers. It’s an app to enjoy the art, music and the mystery and where it might lead you.

Other than a Year’s Walk and Device 6, it’s unfortunate that they haven’t been able to create more apps with stunning visuals, thrilling plot pathways with gorgeous music.

Stevo3985 ,

Great Story in a Unique Little Package

This "game" is not so much of a game as it is an interactive experience with the story of a man, a woman, and a young girl who all seem to be part of a pseudo-family unit and something terrible happens and sets them all on different paths after a tragic separation. This story requires you to come back on different days of the week for different pieces of the story and even check back in at different times of the day when new pieces of the puzzle will become evident. For those of you morons that bought this app 13 hours ago and having given a 2-star rating: you're quite dense and clearly haven't experienced all that this story has to offer. I have had this app for a month and I am still receiving chunks of the story and working on getting all the pieces of the puzzle in place. If you've gone through the "entire" app in less than a day, you have only just begun to experience what the Sailor's Dream is, and you need to take more time to evaluate what remains.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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