The Cat and the Coup

7.4 Overall Score
Gameplay: 7/10
Sounds: 6/10
Graphics: 7/10

You will learn some history.

Relatively simple puzzles.

The Cat and the Coup is a historical game that can teach you a bit more about an important event in history in a fun way. The game has you playing as Mohammed Mossadegh’s cat, and you are going to help him through various points in life. All of these points are significant in history, so make sure that you pay attention.

Thankfully, it is not that difficult because the game is entertaining. You are going to want to move around and help him, and you are going to want to push yourself throughout the game to see more of what is available here.

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You are following the life of Mohammed Mossadegh in The Cat and the Coup. He is the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran, and he played a major part in history. Over the course of the game, you are going to help him through these points in his life while learning more about his history.

From imprisonment to politics, you are going to play a role in all of it. You are not him, of course. Instead, you are playing as his cat. That is right; throughout the entire game, you are going to help him around and do everything while playing his furry feline friend.

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Take over the role of the cat, trying to help Mossadegh through important parts of his life. You are going to move around using the arrow keys and spacebar, and you are going to have to make sure that you do everything possible. This game is not just a move and learn type of thing, however. It is a physics puzzle game that is going to keep you thinking while you learn. This ensures that you are continually challenged as you move through the game in an attempt to learn everything. Since it is a rather short game, that should be no trouble for you.

The art in The Cat and the Coup is likely going to grab your attention immediately. The game looks like a storybook and the art that you are seeing is inspired by Persian miniatures. This keeps it feeling interesting as you progress through the game. You are constantly going to have new, beautiful images in front of you that will amaze.

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The colors and the general design are rather unique here, unlike what you normally see in video games. This games you a brand new learning and gaming experience as a whole.

The Cat and the Coup is rather easy to play and go through. You are mostly learning while playing some of the puzzles, but it is still simple. The entire point of the game is to intrigue and to teach, and it does both quite well. You can play through the game in under 20 minutes easily without missing a thing. It is free on Steam, too, so you can get started immediately. It is completely worth the time that you will spend so make sure that you get started right away if you want to play.

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