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1979 Revolution: Black Friday

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Based on real events and eyewitness testimonies.
In this authentic, historically accurate, stunningly engaging experience -- you must decide who to trust and what you stand for -- as the world is set ablaze around you.
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.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 1970’s, 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 more than 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 Iran’s notorious Evin Prison.Featuring Performances ByNavid 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)

Release date
Digerati Distribution
iNK Stories
N-Fusion Interactive
Digerati, iNK Stories
Age rating
Not rated

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core or Equivalent
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: ATI or NVidia card w/ 512 MB RAM
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core or Equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: ATI or NVidia card w/ 1024 MB RAM
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 5 GB available space

System requirements for macOS

  • OS: OS X 10.6.X
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core or Equivalent
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 512MB NVidia or ATI Graphics card
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
  • OS: OS X 10.8.X
  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core or Equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1024 MB NVidia or ATI graphics card
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
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1979 Revolution: Black Friday reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
There's not much to say not to give too much away. This is a Game with a Background from the History of the 1979 Revolution in Iran. The Game is Divided into short Chapters where you make Decisions and they change the History of the Game. Historical Images and Audio Files underscore the whole Story. This Game is a Must for everyone if you are looking forward to a good Story. But you should be powerful in the English Language, because since it's an Indie game, this one only exists in English. Graphics is not Eye-watering now, but the sound and the Story make the Game a Game that you should absolutely treat yourself to, at least in the SALE. One should Bear in mind that the Story is only about 2 Hours. The Replay value is given, only if you were too slow for some Conversations in the first Run. Game gets from me an 8/10
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Microsoft from Deutsch
One of the most interesting and emotional game-experiences to me so far. This "game" is based on true and savage history about the iranian revolution in 1979. You will be part of it, see many bestial sceneries, see real pictures from that time, read and hear real quotes from people who were involved, learn a lot about the topic and also about the iranian culture. You play a photographer that gets involved straight into the iranian revolution and become an important part of it. You will have to explore the different scenes, take photos, make many decisions within short time and there are also some quick-time events. Most important fact of this experience is to witness what happend in Iran back then, learn about its history and - as already said - about the iranian culture. I love this "game" and it really touched me. I advise you to make this unforgettable experience too. You won't regret it. love, himye
Translated by
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1979 Revolution Black Friday A very great and with traveling History, and a little Insight based on a true Story in the Time of the Revolution in Iran in 1979. It's more of a Story than a game and yes you can decide the End or the course Of the Game because of your Decisions. If you are looking for the classic click and point adventure Here, you are wrong. The Story is sad, especially sad for a Child of the Revolution like I am. Graphically, the Game is not an AAA Game, but it is enough to bring the Story and Content across sensibly. I have now paid 5 Euros for the Game and it would have been 20 Worth to me. Without giving too much away, I recommend it to anyone who wants to deal with the History and Conditions there! The small Switches of individual Words that are incorporated into Farsi (Persian Language) by the Speakers I thought great, you just get a piece of the Atmosphere and Culture and Expression of the Time with and who doesn't understand it can still explain it Read about it in the Subtitle (had activated the Subtitle all the time) Some Things you might not understand, or where you want more Info you can call directly ingame via the Info button or after the Game via Extras. For The sake of the Story alone and the extensive Sources of Information, I would buy the game again to support the Developer. The 5 Euros have definitely paid off.
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