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1979: Revolution in Iran

A project in Effingham, IL by Jim Dietz

Status: Active

A card-driven boardgame that covers Iranian history from Mossadegh through the Revolution of 1979.
Backers: 188
Average Daily Pledges: $1,111
Average Pledge Per Backer: $65

Funding: $12,220 of $8,900
Dates: Apr 5th -> May 5th (30 days)
Project By: Jim Dietz
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Latest News

Designer interview

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
The world can be a funny place--something like this was going to become an update in another 7-10 days.  Instead, it winds up here and now: Interview with Dan Bullock Designer of 1979: Revolution in Iran from The Dietz Foundation Currently on... (Read More)

What's a Stability Check?

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
So below we have an example of a 'stability check'.  This phase determines whether the leader is able to remain in power or not.  The example includes the Shah, his support, and opposition and in the second graphic, the current status within Iran... (Read More)

Latest version of the Rules

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everybody--hope you had a great weekend wherever you are.  Over the weekend, we hit the second stretch goal, so there will also be a historical notes booklet included with 1979: Revolution in Iran!!  We'll try and make that available for you... (Read More)

Ayatollah Sayyed Abu'l-Qasem Kashani

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's history for another card. Also--over the weekend, I won't post any updates.  Sunday night/Monday morning, I'll make sure to get the latest version of the rules up for everyone to look at--if you want to see if there are typos or potentially... (Read More)


April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
So, I woke up a bit early here and I decided to check out the campaign a smidge before I usually do and...in comes an international order (from Brazil) that takes the campaign over $8,900.    That's a great way to start the day...it means we'll... (Read More)

Ali Shariati

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
So we're almost to the start of day three--and only 25 backers away from funding!  That's pretty awesome...I'm psyched by that.  If you can spread the word, that'd be great as well--every dollar not spent on advertising gets saved and funnels... (Read More)

White Revolution / Premier Assassinated

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the great things about 'card-driven' games is that the cards you use in play are almost always named for historical events.  They key for a designer (and Dan has done a marvelous job with this) is capturing that event in terms of game play.... (Read More)

Reaching the $8900

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi peoples! Holy cow--I'm a bit stunned by going past 50% so far. Here's the thing...I talked with my production coordinator and--if the game reaches its goal quick enough, we think we can get it slotted into production at the factory pretty much... (Read More)

Mossadegh and historical perspective

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
You know, I started writing this with the intent of giving some background to the key players in Iranian history from 1951-1979, put my notes together, looked up and BOOM...the project is 25% funded in the space of an hour.  Holy cow, guys!!!... (Read More)

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