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Five Minutes a Day

Every day, for the rest of your life.


An ordinary life.
An ordinary woman.
An ordinary job.

But something strange happens every day.
She just doesn't remember it.


You can beat this game in five minutes.
Or you can play it forever.
Choose wisely how to spend your time.
Your life depends on it.

In other words, there IS an ending in this game.
If it keeps looping, you're doing something wrong.

ATTENTION: This game must be experienced with sound enabled.
Five Minutes a Day features immersive and realistic sound effects, aimed to stimulate your visual thinking brain area.
Spaces, colours and images will be projected directly in your mind by the simultaneous work of texts and sounds.


Minimum system requirements:

  • O.S.: Windows® 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
  • CPU: Pentium® III 800 MHz or higher
  • Screen resolution: 1280x720
  • Free hdd space: 150mb
  • Free ram space: 512mb
  • GPU memory: 32mb
  • DirectX®: DirectX® 8.0 or higher

I hope that you will consider a donation when downloading this game.
Thank you.

Updates:
- 04/09/2016: Fixed some typos. They were sneaky, but I found them. ;)

Don't forget to try my latest free game:
sleepthrough
sleepthrough


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Hi Andrea! I just recorded and uploaded a playthough of Five Minutes a Day. I enjoyed it, and see that you have a lot more to offer! I can't wait to try more of your games, and I hope you give them a watch. Thank you for your hard work! :)



Thank you! ...and please, be my guest! 👍

Five Minutes a Day was the last "episode" of my text-driven trilogy:
-Widemare
-That Spongy Thing on Your Tongue
-Five Minutes a Day

But first let me suggest you my latest "big" project: sleepthrough
It gave me a lot of positive feedback and made me really proud of it (it got plenty of press coverage on sites like pcgamer.com and warpdoor.com ...apart from being featured on itchio's front page for months).

So, yeah, feel free to give it a try. 😉

As a "thank you" gift for all the sleepthrough's success, I released a quick clickteractive novel called "Please, read me."
It's a rather strange and weird experience that says much more than what it seems to say. Just take a careful look of your surroundings before, between and after your "readings". Let's say it's a graphical "expansion" of the narrative concept conceived for my text-driven trilogy.

Enjoy!

Oh, thanks again for the video!
Bye! 👋

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I really enjoy your games so far, Andrea Pignataro

I had high expectations for this game because i enjoyed Sleep Through !
But you did a great job at it again! You really need to give me a heads up when you are dropping a new game !!! i really enjoy your content ( Games )

Of course a Lets Play out of this Short game!


Thank you, Xeo!
"Five minutes a Day" was made before "Sleepthrough", which is my latest "big" game.
Here you can find the most readable and chronologically ordered list of all my games:
http://orcz.com/Andrea_Pignataro_Productions

I made a trilogy of "text-driven" games before releasing "Sleepthrough", and "Five Minutes a Day" was the most extreme of the three (with absolutely no visual elements in it).
The other two are "Widemare" and "That Spongy Thing On Your Tongue".
Before them I also tried to exploit the opposite concept: a "no-text-at-all" gameplay, where the visual aspect is the only vehicle to convey emotions and meaning.
I'm talking about "In Memory of the Eternity".

Again, thanks for your interest in my games. I hope you'll keep enjoying all my future releases.
Bye! 👋😉

Oh wow I finished it in five minutes!

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I must be doing something right because I made it out in under 10 minutes but what an exciting 8 minutes it was, would play again in a heart beat. Looking forward to playing your newest and other games.



Thank you! That's awesome!
Five Minutes a Day is the third installment of my "text-trilogy":
-Widemare
-That spongy thing on your tongue
-Five Minutes a Day
My latest game, sleepthrough, which is also my biggest project so far, is getting a lot of positive feedback.
I hope you'll like that too. :)
Anyway, you can find all my other games here: https://approductions.itch.io/
Thanks again for your video!
Bye! 👋😉✌️

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This was an exciting experience! I recorded it and I didn't get the right path the first go. I definitely think the next round after the first, when you realize you made a mistake, makes the following go much more exciting.

Here's a link if you're at all interested. Thank you so much for this game!

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Sure, I am! Thank you for the video!
I'm glad you liked it!
Let me suggest you my latest creation (my biggest and most ambitious):
sleepthrough
It's something very different from what I usually do... but it seems to be quite successful. :)
It's free. Take a look: https://approductions.itch.io/sleepthrough
Hope you'll enjoy it! ;)

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Thanks for the suggestion! I'm definitely going to take a look!

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Hi! I really enjoy your games. I've even done a video for this one! I only have a small channel but had some positive response already. Keep up the good work!


Let's Play 5 Minutes a Day!

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Thanks! I'll try!
By the way, I've really enjoyed your video.
You got the correct path on your first try!
Congrats! :D
Looking forward to see you enjoying more of my games. ;)

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Looks Awesome :)

Thank you! ;)