The sleepless man wears a dark purple-coloured shirt and black pants. He has a round head and has dark circles around his eyelids. He lacks a nose and a mouth.
The sleepless man can be controlled with the keys to move around. Pressing "Z" makes him examine items and "X" causes him to perform an action. The sleepless man can only sustain damage from one hazardous object before he dies and the dream restarts. The sleepless man can interact with items in his inventory.