New Gold Dream: Inceptionauts

Via Tim Schafer’s twitter, here’s Inceptionauts. Psychonaut visuals with Inception dialogue. Bless. Watch it below…


  1. Ignorant Texan says:

    Take that, Roger Ebert!

  2. Fumarole says:

    Two great tastes that taste great together.

  3. stahlwerk says:

    This is madness! Juicy, awesome MADNESS!

  4. Heliosicle says:

    I really need to play Psyconauts..

  5. Taillefer says:

    Now do Inception visuals with Psychonaut dialogue.

    • Veret says:

      Joseph Gordon-Levitt: “Lili! An evil madman is building a fleet of psycho-death tanks to take over the world, and we’re the only ones who can stop him!”

      Ellen Page: “OH MY GOD! Let’s make out!”


    • Man Raised By Puffins says:

      Leonardo DiCaprio: Over time, my husband will desire me less, sexually, but he will always enjoy my pies.

    • MWoody says:

      “I’m hunting the most DANGEROUS prey of all… MAN.”

  6. spod says:

    Oh christ, I really want to watch Inception again now :\.

  7. Sagan says:

    I really need to play Psychonauts again. There were a couple scenes in there that I don’t remember.

    I have it on GOG, but when I started playing again the last time I got bored in the first level and just wanted to skip forward a couple scenes.

  8. panther says:

    I’ll just quietly link this

  9. Freud says:

    Inception manages to make even Psychonauts look boring.

    • DJ Phantoon says:

      Sometimes, a science fiction film is really good. And sometimes the above poster is an idiot.

    • DMcCool says:

      Sometimes, people state facts. And sometimes, people state opinions.

      I’m with Freud, Inception was frightfully dull – it set up a glorious premise and then decided all it wanted to do with that was recreate a Bond movie. But this time the guards are imaginary! Right, okay.

      The visuals were glorious though, all those oranges and browns, felt like a movie set in a Jaffa Cake (in a good way).

    • GHudston says:

      I won’t debate with you about your opinion vs. my opinion on a film but, compared to most of the tripe that comes out in the cinema these days, Inception deserves a little better than being called “Frightfully Dull”. It may not have been as clever as it believed itself to be and it may not have been to your tastes, but it was anything but dull.

      But yes, it was very pretty. :D

  10. Eight Rooks says:

    Tee hee. That was excellent.

    I really wish I could play Psychonauts again. I do own it, but I’m one of those unlucky people with just the right combination of hardware (I think it was primarily my ATI card) that means it’s glitched to unplayable. Sniff. Great video, though.

    • stahlwerk says:

      Strange, I played the steam version without any problems in Win7 64 bit on a Radeon 5770 and a dual core cpu, what’s in your system?

    • Xercies says:

      Unfortunately i have the same problem, the platforms sometimes disappear and my character and some others go grey and that. I have a radeon 4850

    • PrincessWilly says:

      That’s very odd, I have a 4850 too, I haven’t had any problems on multiple playthroughs. It’s definitely not (just) your graphics card.

  11. Hmm-Hmm. says:

    Not watching until I get to see the movie. Which happens to be friday. But I hope to recall this particular post in the week-end.

  12. Birky says:

    Fantastic Stuff.

    Right the Psychonauts DVD is come back out again, it’s been too long, and I never did find that last vault in the sewers of black velvetopia.

  13. Stense says:

    Well that made my day.

  14. Mad Doc MacRae says:

    That was awesome even if I haven’t finished Psychonauts. (Damn meat circus is too difficult)

    • Devenger says:

      Yeah, a real shame that it got so nasty-platformy all of a sudden. But it’s worth looking at walkthroughs to learn every trick in the book for that level – if you need to – in order to get to the juicy ending.

    • Lambchops says:

      Keep trying, you’ll get there.

  15. westyfield says:

    Dang, still haven’t played Psychonauts or seen Inception. I should probably get on that sometime.

    Still, that video was great!

  16. logizomechanophobe says:

    Thank you Tim Schafer for this day’s dose of awesome.

  17. Jim Connolly says:

    Wowy wow, that is the best one yet!

  18. Retro says:

    Well I just reinstalled Psychonauts

  19. thesundaybest says:

    Loved the game, was lukewarm on the movie…but I’d watch an entire movie like this.

  20. Eight Rooks says:

    Just to clarify – AMD Phenom II quad, XP 64, 2 Crossfired 512MB Radeon 4870s. It’s been a while, I can’t remember precisely what the errors were… though I seem to recall things simply freezing up, the game continuing in the background but with the screen locked in place. Definitely serious enough graphics glitches I couldn’t carry on playing, and when I Googled it the general consensus seemed to be ‘Yeah, a few PCs do this, but there’s no way it’s ever getting fixed at this point’.

    Not the end of the world, I beat it back on the original XBox, the PC version only cost me a pound. Still. Frustrating. :(

  21. Jacques says:

    I have to see, I was thinking, psychonauts, while watching the movie, the whole time, and it was great.

  22. Shadrach says:

    You can get Psychonauts cheap on GOG, worth every last penny of it:
    link to

    Also every time I think of Psychonauts I’m reminded of BrĂ¼tal Legend, and say a small prayer that one fine day it will come to the best gaming platform.

  23. sfury says:


    …I will finish you one day.

  24. spellman23 says:

    Yeah, I spent a whole day to beat the last level.

    Ending is totally worth it.

    Or you can watch it on YouTube I’m sure.

    Play the rest of the game though. Now. It is awesome.

    • sfury says:

      Oh I will replay it again, no videos of the ending can get me that closure. Psychonauts was absolutely awesome throughout and every time I get reminded of the Milkman Conspiracy or some other lunacy I start looking maniacally around for my copy of the game.

  25. MarkN says:

    A Simple Minds reference. Now there’s a blast from the past.

  26. Stabby says:

    God, what a fantastic game. I can’t think of any moment in a game more hilarious and innovative as stomping around the Lungfishopolis as Goggalor?

    • Mad Doc MacRae says:

      I thought the milkman level was the best but maybe somewhat less innovative (and somewhat more frustrating).

  27. SquareWheel says:

    That was really well done.

  28. Lukasz says:

    can i watch the video and not be Psychonauts spoiled?

    Still haven’t played as its third on my list to do (the dig first, then penumbra)

    Seen Inception.

    • Shadram says:

      It won’t spoil anything from Psychonauts. It’s just random shots from the game set to the soundtrack of the Inception trailer. Watch it!

    • sfury says:

      I think it’s ok to watch – nothing spoilery, and most is short and taken out of context to match Inception so even if there is something important there you won’t recognize it till you see it.

      And put Psychonauts on top of your list man! The dig and Penumbra are interesting games but this is A TIM SCHAFER GAME that trumps them all. I guarantee you – you won’t forget the Milkman Conspiracy. :)

    • Lukasz says:

      People of Gog voted for penumbra and the dig over Psychonauts when i asked what should i play next. The people had spoken so i have to abide by their ruling.

  29. EBass says:

    The Milkman level was clearly the best in concept, though some of the puzzles in the level fell a bit flat. The shadowy secret agents made it all worth it though. “HELLO FELLOW ROAD CREW MEMBER! WELCOME TO THE ROAD CREW!”

  30. Dominic White says:

    Haha, I always described Inception to friends as ‘Like Psychonauts, but as a heist movie instead of a saturday morning cartoon’. Clearly someone thought the same.

  31. Mythar says:

    Inceptionauts 2: What is the Purpose of the Goggles.

  32. Smythe says:

    I got Psychonauts for my birthday and loved every moment.
    “The best game that not enough people played” to quote one of my friends.
    Also “I am the milk man, my milk is delicious.”

  33. Dani says:

    Haha, am I hearing this right, did Dogen get placed as Arthur?

  34. Merinkroft says:

    Oh my god! That’s the definition of EPIC WIN!