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Explore the scenes. As you move your character through the scenes, there will be hot spots for you to tap. This allows you to explore various areas of rooms and environments for important items and information. Try to explore all highlighted spots if possible.
Make crucial choices. You are presented with many decision-making points throughout the game. The choices you make will affect not only you, but those around you as well. So, think carefully but quickly or the game will respond for you.
Read the stories. If you pause the game at any time, you can take a look at the stories which are based on actual events and people. This is a riveting part of 1979 Revolution that brings reality to the gaming experience.
What is it about?
1979 Revolution provides a game environment that you will appreciate immersing yourself in with all that it includes. The film-like animations and voiceovers, powerful story, and engaging gameplay all combine very well to create an amazing experience.
For those who...
- Like intense and engaging story-based games
- Enjoy decision-making games
Not for those who...
- Prefer lighthearted and upbeat story-based games
- Dislike decision-making games
Why we love it
Based on true events, stories, and people, 1979 Revolution from Ink Stories is an intense, decision-making game that takes you to Tehran, Iran as a photo journalist where the Shah is currently the King.
App Store 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, People’s Choice Finalist by FoST, Medal Winner at Serious Play Awards.**
“1979 Sets a New Path for Games”—Washington Post
“This Game is Something Momentous in the History of this Medium”—Rami 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 you’ve 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.