The game description of Odenis Studio’s Five Minutes Before (iOS) starts out by setting a dire, definitely apocalyptic mood as it describes everybody being on the rooftops, waiting for the end of the world. And as these people wait to be saved and evacuated, it’s your job to do so, but with only 300 seconds to get the job done. In other words, your job is to evacuate the planet before the end of the world, making use of a special aircraft that you’ll need to learn how to control properly. Do you think this is something you can do? It may sound easy on a gaming standpoint, but in the beginning, you may need some help.
Are you up for the challenge? Do you think you can really save humanity before it is too late? Of course, this may be a bit of a tall order if you’re just starting out, but these Five Minutes Before cheats, tips and tricks should help you rescue more people before the world ends.
1. There’s No Need To Actually Land When Rescuing People
This is quite a common mistake for those starting out in the game; you don’t necessarily have to land your craft so you can save someone. And if you encounter a rather out-of-the-box situation, such as a survivor needing help at a rather awkward angle, landing will indeed be quite the challenge. What you can do here is to move your craft down in such a way that you can still touch the survivor, allowing you to rescue them without landing.
2. Survivors Will Come To You If You Land Near Them
Again, there’s no need to be too concerned about style points when trying to save people. That means you don’t need to make absolutely sure you’ve landed perfectly in order for survivors to run into your ship. Landing slightly near someone would be just fine, as the survivor(s) will still enter your ship in any case.
3. Fly High For A Better View Of The Survivors
It could cost you a lot of that precious fuel, but there are some definite advantages to flying high. And the main advantage is the ability to see survivors from a good distance. Additionally, flying high allows you to easily drift down onto spots where you can land, and it makes it easier for you to descend onto a landing pad. Don’t overdo it, but if you need to get a better view of things, flying your craft higher is the best way to go.
4. It’s Not Over If Your Energy Hits Zero
If you notice that your battery meter is at zero percent, don’t panic – it’s not necessarily over. Your thrusters can still work in such a situation, allowing you to head back to your base and refill. The catch here, might we add, is that you won’t be able to fly too high if you’ve got no fuel, which could make this a dangerous situation to be in. Be careful when flying low – we cannot underestimate the importance of this.