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App description: A real life revolution erupts and you play as a photojournalist...in Tehran, Iran.

**Winner of Grand Jury Prize at IndieCade 16, Official Selection of The PAX 10, Game of the Year Finalist by TIGA, BEST OF E3 Nominee by IGN, Peoples Choice Finalist by FoST, Medal Winner at Serious Play Awards.**

1979 Sets a New Path for GamesWashington Post
This Game is Something Momentous in the History of this MediumRami Ismail at IndieCade
"A Great Story with Even Greater Characters"IGN
"A Gripping Adventure"WIRED
"Experience the Complex Forces that Drive a Revolution"VICE NEWS

Based on real stories from Iran between 1978-1981. In this cinematic adventure game you navigate this momentous revolution with only two weapons: your camera and your morality. You play as Reza, a photojournalist, where you get caught up by two opposing sides of the revolution. The fates of those around you hinge on the consequences of your choices.

Unlike anything youve played before, 1979 Revolution immerses players into a moving and engaging experience where a documentary and a game come together.

Now available to play in English, Farsi, French, German, Russian, Spanish and Turkish

How do you play? What are the features?

CINEMATIC - A rich interactive filmic experience.
MAKE CHOICES - Change the outcome and the fates of others within this branching story.
LEARN - Discover and unlock over eighty unique stories about Iran and the revolution: social customs, political and historical insights, home movies, graffitis, photos, and more.
TAKE PHOTOS - Compare your photos to actual archival pictures.
EXPLORE - Discover Iran and the world of revolution as never experienced in video games before.
TRUE STORIES - Based on first person testimonies from Iranian freedom fighters, witnesses and imprisoned enemies of the state which helped define the 21st Century.

touchy85's comments:

1979 Revolution

iNK Stories
Genres: Games Adventure Educational
GAME CENTER ENABLED
$4.99 USD


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"A Compelling And Unique Historical Thriller"GameInformer
"Smart and exciting blend of character-driven adventure and documentary-style" IGN
"You're Going to Love This"BuzzFeed
"Day One Purchase For Sure!"Gamasutra
"Experience the Complex Forces that Drove the Revolution"VICE
"Important and Groundbreaking"Kotaku

A new story driven adventure about choices and consequences, chaos and order, where you must decide who to trust in the haze of revolution.

The year is 1978, the place is Tehran, Iran. You play as Reza Shirazi, a young photojournalist who returns home to find his people in a cold-blooded uprising against the ruling King, the Shah. The photos you take entangle you in the underground web of revolution, and introduce you to a vivid cast of characters who challenge your morality.

The fates of those around you hinge on the consequences of your choices. Based on true stories and historical events.

Key Features

CRITICAL CHOICES - The choices you make will shape your experience in the Revolution, and the fates of those around you -- both in the present and the future.

CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE - Branching cinematic story told through motion captured animation and voice over performances. Discover the rarely seen world of Tehran in the 1970s, through a striking visual style.

EXPLORATION - Explore the world of the collapsing city under martial law: covert headquarters, rioting protests, bustling city streets and more.

PHOTOGRAPHY - Take photos of the period accurate in-game world and compare them to the original archival photos captured by celebrated photojournalists.

UNIQUE GAMEPLAY - Including urban triage, interactive action scenes and photo processing.

KEY COLLECTABLES - Discover and unlock 80+ unique stories that color and enhance your experience of the Iranian Revolution: including primary sources like archival videos, home movies, graffiti, photographs and more.

BASED ON TRUE EVENTS - Based on real first hand testimonies of freedom fighters, witnesses and casualties of the revolution which helped define the 21st Century, as well as those who were imprisoned in Irans notorious Evin Prison.

Featuring Performances By
Navid Negahban (Homeland, American Sniper)
Farshad Farahat (House of Cards, Argo, 300: Rise of an Empire, State of Affairs)
Omid Abtahi (Damien, Hunger Games, Better Call Saul, Argo)
Bobby Naderi (Fear the Walking Dead, Under The Shadow)
Mozhan Marno (The Blacklist, House of Cards, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night)
Nicholas Guilak (Of Gods and Kings, 24)
Ray Haratian (Argo, Under The Shadow)
Mary Apick (Homeland, Beneath The Veil)
Fariborz David Diaan (The Brink, Stoning of Soraya, Weeds)












Supported Devices:
  • iPad2Wifi
  • iPad23G
  • iPhone4S
  • iPadThirdGen
  • iPadThirdGen4G
  • iPhone5
  • iPodTouchFifthGen
  • iPadFourthGen
  • iPadFourthGen4G
  • iPadMini
  • iPadMini4G
  • iPhone5c
  • iPhone5s
  • iPhone6
  • iPhone6Plus
  • iPodTouchSixthGen

Minimum iOS Version: iOS 8.0

Download Size: 1.3GB

06-16-2016, 04:51 AM
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06-16-2016, 04:58 AM
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2.2 GB for 2.5 hours? Holy crap.

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
06-16-2016, 06:49 AM
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Where'd you get 2.5 hours from?

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06-16-2016, 07:12 AM
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I haven't checked myself regarding the length but it is a port of a PC game that is already released, so if you're on the fence or want to work out the length, metacritic/google will be your friends!

I had a lecture on this last year which tbh I didn't pay as much attention on as I should have as this is really interesting event in world history and radically important even today. Will definitely give this a go.

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06-16-2016, 07:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Avatre View Post
Where'd you get 2.5 hours from?
https://howlongtobeat.com/game.php?id=36527

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
06-16-2016, 07:34 AM
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Quality > Quantity in general

I hope the game is as good as it sounds.
06-16-2016, 07:51 AM
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Just bought it as its only 4 is this episodic can't find word anywhere but pocketgamer said it was episode 1
06-16-2016, 08:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Mince0 View Post
Just bought it as its only 4 is this episodic can't find word anywhere but pocketgamer said it was episode 1
I'm still playing, but I'm pretty sure it's a self-contained game. I've played 10 chapters so far and there are 19 according to GameCenter achievements.
06-16-2016, 08:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Mince0 View Post
Just bought it as its only 4 is this episodic can't find word anywhere but pocketgamer said it was episode 1
It's episodic indeed, with this first part entitled Black Friday.

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"