Genre(s): Adventure/Point and Click
Metacritic User Score: 6.8 (out of 10)
The Cat and the Coup is a FREE documentary videogame 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.
Publisher: The Advancing Scholarship for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the Game Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California
Peter Brinson, Kurosh ValaNejad, Hyunjung Rhee, Jeff Leonard, Jim Taylor, Bryan Jaycox, & Roxana Eslamieh
Release Date: June 15, 2011
Players: Single Player
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