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5 Days a Stranger

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Famed gentleman thief, Trilby, saw an empty mansion as an easy target. Now a mysterious force has trapped him and a group of strangers inside. Can he uncover the dark secret of Defoe Manor before it kills them all?

Nominated for Best Game, Best Story and Best Writing in the 2003 AG Underground Awards.

Winner of Best Game, Best Gameplay, Best Dialogue Scripting, Best Puzzles and Best Scripting in the 2003 AGS Awards

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Posted by Antrax on May 20, 2013

A short but well made game


"5 days" is a nice little horror adventure. Five people are locked together in a mansion with colorful history, looking for a way out. A murderer starts picking them off one by one, and it's up to you to stop him and find a way out. The first day is mostly...

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Game Information

Platform PC
Perspective Third-Person
Control Point-and-click
Gameplay Investigative
Genre Horror, Mystery
Theme -
Graphic Style Comic cartoon
Presentation -
Action (Compulsory) Timed events
Red Flags Game-over events
Media Internet download

5 Days a Stranger by - A Point and Click Adventure Game

5 Days a Stranger is an adventure game, released in 2003 by . 5 Days a Stranger has a Comic cartoon style and uses a Point-and-click control scheme. Adventure Gamers have published a review of 5 Days a Stranger and rate it as Unrated, meanwhile the community rating for 5 Days a Stranger is Very good.
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