In Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
), the Dream Twister
is a Secret Project
. It may be built at a cost of 400 minerals, on discovery of The Will to Power
(E9). The Dream Twister gives a +50% psi attack bonus.
How useful is this? If your military is psi-heavy and you've been itching to give a rival faction a good drubbing, here's your chance. If not, the psi attack bonus also applies to regular units attacking wild or enemy-controlled native units. If there's a possibility you'll be on hostile terms with the Gaia's Stepdaughters (Green) faction, it's excellent defensive thinking to build it just so they can't. I consider native units somewhat pricey for what they do, and this Project moves their cost-effectiveness more in line with non-native forces.
The Dream Twister complements the Neural Amplifier Secret Project, which became available back when your faction discovered Neural Grafting (B3).
Secret Project animation narrative:
"Mary had a little lamb,
Little lamb little lamb,
Mary had a little lamb,
whose fleece was white as snow."
-- Assassin's Redoubt*,
*Assassin's Redoubt is one the pregenerated base names for the Spartan Federation (gray, Santiago) faction.