I promise you, this is not a trick. You should play Dream Island, the silliest, most absurd game I've played in a while. Think of it as an episode of Adventure Time; it has the same type of weird randomness.
What you can expect: DAWGS that don't look like dogs. Boom box T-Rex. Men repeatedly flying off buildings (this was weirdly mesmerizing). Broken robots. Possibly useless maze? Listen—just wander, soak it in, and don't think so much. I laughed and scratched my head, even though technically the game isn't what you'd call "polished."
Let that go. Enjoy it.
I'd love to hear your theories on what the player character is, cause I have no idea.