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Nov 8, 2010 | 7:56 PM EST
  • Daily 4th Place November 9, 2010

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Author Comments

You have 60 seconds to live a life 75 years. How will you spend your short time on earth? Will you strive for success, search for love, hang out with your friends or take time for your hobbies?

It's been a while since I submitted a game to NG, I hope you will enjoy this little something :)

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Edit: Yay, frontpage! Thank you NG!

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Edit 2:

If the controls don't work at all, please click on the game screen first. An update that fixes this issue is on its way, but it needs to be approved by NG first.

Other than that - the arrow keys need to be held down. Once you get older, your avatar moves slower and the keys need to be held down for a little longer to make him move.

Button tapping pointless, keeping button pressed super effective.

I hope this clears some things up, I guess it wasn't as intuitive as I thought (sorry about that, i guess).

Reviews


sonicswagsonicswag

Rated 5 / 5 stars 11 days ago

Your 60 Second Life was noticable unnoticable. You could have done much more with your life, if only you had tried a bit.
You never cared for love, not even one bit. Few people avoided work and responsiblity as much as you. You were the personification of laziness. A picturebook sociopath, you were keen on avoiding any social interaction. Even (or maybe especially) with your family. Hobbies, shmobbies. You obviously had better things to do in life. Maybe something else enriched your life more than any hobby ever could do



jinjadaninjajinjadaninja

Rated 5 / 5 stars November 8, 2010

eerie description of myself

I ended up with something that describes how I (think I) am. Creepy


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cobrahawk5cobrahawk5

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 1, 2014

Nothing ever happened in your 60 Second Life. Almost as if you were running away and trying to let your life slip past you.
You never cared for love, not even one bit. Few people avoided work and responsiblity as much as you. You were the personification of laziness. A picturebook sociopath, you were keen on avoiding any social interaction. Even (or maybe especially) with your family. You never had any hobbies. Except for, maybe, doing nothing at all.



HolyHamsteRHolyHamsteR

Rated 5 / 5 stars November 12, 2010

Funny and a bit sad thing

But idea deserves 10 out of 10. Keep it up man.


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KirbyfanNeoxKirbyfanNeox

Rated 5 / 5 stars November 12, 2010

Beautiful message.

Unfortunately, I can only describe why this is by pointing out the problems with the game.

For one, the failure-to-get-a-powerup-thingy messages were fairly depressing. Whenever I attempted to succeed at a single aspect of life, the game always made me feel like a jerk (whether it was the aforementioned failure message or the result message). Even when I tried to perfectly balance all the aspects, I managed to feel horrible. For me, the most jarring failure message was "Your family misses you."

Regarding a different aspect of the game (specifically the controls): They sucked. No matter how long I held down the left/right key, I just couldn't get the character to move. I had to continually abort and restart the game until I got lucky.

Gameplay-wise, the game was okay. My only complaint is that trying to balance all the aspects of life always results in a sub-par score and a disappointing result message.

However...

Your game made me realize the IMPORTANCE of balancing success, love, family and hobbies, as well as the unfortunate fact that life is short. For this, I give this game a 10 out of 10, a 5 out of 5, and a place on my Favorites.


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