The Cat and the Coup is a documentary game in which you play the cat of Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh, the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran. During the summer of 1953, the CIA engineered a coup to bring about his downfall.
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Utgivelsesdato: 15. jun, 2011

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"Politics and puzzles. Art and animation. Cats and coups. A little bit of little-discussed history that’s all too relevant to what’s happening right now."
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About This Game

The Cat and the Coup is a documentary game in which you play the cat of Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh, the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran. During the summer of 1953, the CIA engineered a coup to bring about his downfall. As a player, you coax Mossadegh back through significant events of his life by knocking objects off of shelves, scattering his papers, jumping on his lap and scratching him.

Systemkrav

    • OS: Windows® 7/Vista/XP
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 2GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 87 MB
    • Video Card: nVidia or ATI accelerated 3D video card
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
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2 av 2 personer (100%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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Publisert: 7. november
The proof that a video game doesn t have to be a game to be impressive.
I would call The Cat and the Coup a masterpiece, even though playing this game isn t challenging or even fun in any other way, then finding the way the truth about what happened is revealed awesome.
And this might be the point. The Cat and the Coup is maybe more art than game. More history lesson than entertainment media. More experiment than the perfection of a certain concept. For this I love The Cat and the Coup.

 
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Publisert: 7. november
you can get through the game in 15-30 mins but it is very well worth it it's very interesting, beautiful and teaches some things you most likely would never have known about iran and since it's free and won't take much time out of your day you might as well try it
 
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Publisert: 7. november
Wow, this is a masterpiece!
More like this: "Call of Duty", where you play the other side of the story :)
 
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Publisert: 17. november
this game was fun yet informative
 
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2 av 3 personer (67%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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Publisert: 30. oktober
great game, let you know that u shouldn´t trust americans, unless u are one of them..

sadambingadaffi...
 
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1 av 2 personer (50%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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Publisert: 7. november
Really quick mini game about history.
 
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Publisert: 24. oktober
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1 av 18 personer (6%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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Publisert: 1. november
didnt like the game to much it was kinda wierd but i loved the art it was fun to knock down the old guy but it wasnt really a game and was boring.
 
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Publisert: 31. oktober
That was really dang cool, the art was fantastic, i loved the surrealism put into it, and the music, the puzzles were fairly easy, and it was over-all fantastic. By the time your done reading this you culd have it downloaded, c'mon! TRY IT!
 
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Publisert: 29. oktober
Interesting and rather lovely way of talking about a critical event we gloss over far too much. Very original, graphically akin to Monty Python or Yellow Submarine. Quite short, more could be made of it.
 
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Publisert: 27. oktober
The Cat and the Coup, a beautiful indie game that's part puzzle, part point and click, all acid trip. It's art style is heavily influenced by Terry Gilliam of Monty Python fame, and is effective in expressing the chaos of the "little" tale it has to tell. Be forewarned-the game is surprisingly short (I managed to beat it in four minutes tops), but despite the time constraint, it powerfully conveys the tragic, emoitonally heart-rending real-life tale of Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh, the first democratically elected leader of Iran and the CIA's long struggle to overthrow him.
 
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Publisert: 26. oktober
This game was beautiful. I would pay for a longer version of this with more history.
 
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Publisert: 28. oktober
Simply, effective, direct, mondial history explained using official news and playing as a cat.
Funny but don't really clear. However with some patience every mini-games will be resolved easly.
 
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Publisert: 2. november
Well... That was interesting. A very creative way to tell a life's story. I recommend playing it, just for the novelty if nothing else.
 
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Publisert: 8. november
you are a cat, and you ruin a man's life
10/10
 
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Publisert: 10. november
I saw this game on a friends library, and decided to check it out

11/10, especially for a free game... about 5 minutes of a history lesson of the later part of the career and life of a democratically elected leader

Beatiful Art made by a mix of Arts...
Great story, fiction cannot beat the tragedy of real historic events.

while playing this game I was reminded of another game "The Plan", although The Plan possibly could be true, this is by far a more depressing story. (unless you of course dont care about the place or its people or its effects on you...)

To the Devs, Wonderful job getting this story out there!

So many tragedies are being writen every day, there is pleanty more material for them to build off... heck, a second one in Iran alone about 21 years after this story ends...
 
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Publisert: 16. november
a game about mosadegh it was fun!
 
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Publisert: 18. november
Very weird yea.
 
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Publisert: 17. november
An interesting idea-blend of motion graphics, inforgraphics, and gaming. Though I wouldn't recommend The Cat and the Coup to the casual gamer, anyone interested in visual and interactive design might want to give it some play time.
 
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44 av 46 personer (96%) syntes denne anmeldelsen var hjelpsom
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Publisert: 2. juni
On the first layer: Wonderful visual design with a pleasant soundtrack to back it up. Every inch of this game has a vibrant aesthetic.
On the second layer: A brief history lesson on the Irani Revolution, told from a non-Western perspective, which is very rare to a Western gamer, told via the scenes themselves and the occasional snippet of newspaper in the background.
Put together: A short, but impactful, beautiful, and expertly created piece of historical art.

And it's got a kitty in it. I like kitties.
 
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