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1979 REVOLUTION: Black Friday

A project in New York, NY by iNK Stories

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Take to the streets! Ignite a revolution in the suspenseful action/adventure game set in the gritty true events of 1979 Iran.
Backers: 1653
Average Pledge Per Backer: $184

Funded: $304,741 of $395,000
Dates: Nov 13th -> Dec 16th (33 days)
Project By: iNK Stories
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Latest News

1979 Revolution developer relaunches crowdfunding campaign on its own website

December 26th - via:
The developers behind 1979 Revolution, a game about the Iranian Revolution, recently relaunched a crowdfunding campaign for the game on its own website after the original Kickstarter campaign failed to reach its funding goal. (Read More)

Can A Video Game About The 1979 Iranian Revolution Create A Revolution In Gaming?

December 18th - via:
The Kickstarter campaign failed but Grand Theft Auto director Navid Khonsari vows to continue fighting for his cause. (Read More)

1979 Revolution misses Kickstarter goal, devs to launch new crowdfunding campaign

December 17th - via:
1979 Revolution, iNK Stories' game about the Iranian Revolution, fell short of its Kickstarter goal of $395,000 after bringing in $304,741 from 1,653 backers. (Read More)

1979 Revolution Fails Kickstarter, Will Reboot the Revolution

December 16th - via:
The game based on the events of the Iranian Revolution, has its own website and will launch its own crowdfunding campaign off of Kickstarter. (Read More)

33 days + 1650 backers + $304,500 raised = AMAZING!

December 15th - via:
Dear Backers:  Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.  Thirty-three days ago when I embarked on this journey of raising $395k I had no idea what I was getting myself, or my team, into. During this time 1979 REVOLUTION has been covered in the press by... (Read More)

Can You Dig IT!

December 15th - via:
In the last 24 hours we have raised $75k and have 400 new members joining the REVOLUTION!  INCREDIBLE!  Truly INCREDIBLE! Less than 16 hours to go and we need to raise $140k...can we do it?  I'm not sure.  When we started this KICKSTARTER a... (Read More)

....into the Long Dark!

December 14th - via:
Well... the clock is ticking and we are just 35 hours away from our KICKSTARTER coming to an end. As I sit here surrounded by welcomed and unwelcomed thoughts, I am overwhelmed by the cascade of new backer alerts that have been lighting up my phone... (Read More)


December 13th - via:
It's snowing in New York but we are just getting warmed up! A huge WELCOME to our new backers.  Thanks for joining the REVOLUTION. In the past 24 hours we have raised over $50k - what's even more impressive is that we have gained over 25% new... (Read More)

I'm an Optimist - Hell Yeah!

December 13th - via:
63 hours to go and one hell of a mountain to climb! Just yesterday we were featured in the New Yorker, on air with CTV(Canada) and tonight we air on NPR's  ALL THINGS CONSIDERED  at 7pm EST. This has been one hell of a roller coaster and the team... (Read More)

The 1979 Iranian Revolution May Soon Be An iPad Game

December 11th - via:
Navid Khonsari wants to put players in the middle of the Iranian revolution with his upcoming game “1979 Revolution.” (Read More)

Time to get serious.

December 9th - via:
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Max Payne, Alan Wake voice actors join 1979 Revolution cast

December 9th - via:
Ink Stories' Iranian Revolution game, 1979 Revolution, will feature the voice actors behind Max Payne and Alan Wake — if it gets funded on Kickstarter, the studio announced today. (Read More)

Guess who's joined the revolution!!

December 6th - via:
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Kickstarter Weekly: Lisa and 1979 Revolution: Black Friday

December 5th - via:
This week's Kickstarter Weekly features two games the present players tough choices. (Read More)

Iranian Revolution Video Game Brings Turbulent History to Life [VIDEO]

December 4th - via:
Through a Kickstarter campaign, Navid Khonsari introduces the video game "1979 Revolution," accounting the complex history of the Iranian Revolution. (Read More)

12 days to go!!! A word from our Game Architect - Corey!

December 3rd - via:
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Thankful for you!

November 28th - via:
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Ask Me Anything!!! Reddit tonight!

November 26th - via:
No, it's not truth or dare - it's ask me anything.  Due to the exciting interest in 1979, I'm doing an AMA on Reddit tonight @8PM.   Wish me luck - as I type fast - and sip a huge cup of coffee.  Chime in and join the conversation!   (Read More)

1979 Revolution, paving the road!!!

November 21st - via:
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1979 Revolution Seeks Support From Kickstarter

November 19th - via:
1979 Revolution, the long-awaited game based on the events of the Iranian Revolution, is now on Kickstarter. (Read More)

1979 Revolution on Kickstarter

November 18th - via:
1979 Revolution: Black Friday is an episodic game with a an interesting theme - it is set during the revolution in Iran which overthrew the Shah. It is definitely one of the more interesting projects on Kickstarter, but I can't help thinking that they got a few things wrong. (Read More)

You are tearing it up! 1979 Revolution.

November 17th - via:
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Thank YOU!!!!!!

November 14th - via:
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Game about Iranian Revolution comes to Kickstarter

November 13th - via:
You can hear the crowds chanting. There's an undeniable energy and sense of conviction in their voices. The voices of the crowd emanate from the iPad. The screen shows emotive and painterly comic-like animations of groups of Iranians being whipped into a frenzy. There are people standing on cars. There are people making demands. There's the sound of bullets. Then, there's chaos. (Read More)

Frag-counter revolutionaries: Iran 1979 revolution-based video game to launch

November 13th - via:
The new project is directed by Grand Theft Auto creative Navid Khonsari and voiced by Argo and Homeland cast members (Read More)

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