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					Amir H. Fassihi
Fanafzar Studios
   Population -> 70 Million
   Mostly young
       46 M under age 30
       17 M under age 15
       3.5 M University Students
   Estimated number of Gamers -> 10 Million
   FPS
   RTS
   Action/Adventure
   Soccer
   Driving
   PS2 (the most popular)
   XBox360
   PSP
   PS3
   Wii
   Call of Duty
   Prince of Persia
   Need for Speed
   Pro Evolution Soccer
   Gears of War
   Crysis
   Assassin’s Creed
   Metal Gear Solid
   Counter Strike
   FIFA Soccer
   God of War
   Warcraft
   First major game title (3D) released in 2005
   50 games have been shipped by Iranian Studios
    to date.
   Story
       History
       Mythology
       Literature
         Poetry
         Stories
         (2500 years old, from Achaemenid Persia, 522 BC)
       Culture
   Character
   Environment
   Many Math/Physics/Computer Olympiad
    medals among the high school students
   Many ACM programming challenge awards
   Lots of traditional artists
   Long background in the movies industry
   Long tradition in music
   Pro Gamers – WCG, ESWC
Iranian Games Video
   Uncompetitive Corrupt Market -> Piracy
   Limited Budget Studios – No Publishers
       Most successful titles made with < $200K
       Lotfali Khan (150K budget, sold 50K for $5 each)
   Sanctions
       World class Engines
       Middleware
       Consulting Services
   Market: Persian Games do well in the market
       Tech Support
       Cultural Leverage
   Market: The Strategy of Iran Games
    Foundation to fight piracy
   Budget: Small teams
       Efficient
       Creative
   Sanctions:
       Innovation (In house development)
       Enhancements to inexpensive tools
       Use of open source tools
   Garshasp – 3rd Person Action Adventure
     OGRE3D rendering engine (open source)
     OpenAL sound engine (open source)
     Nvidia PhysX (free license)
     Boost C++ library (open source)
     WxWidgets UI library (open source)
     Particle Universe (open source)
     Hikari – Game UI (open source)
Garshasp Game

          Zorvan Engine
           OpenAL

scripts      PhysX          OGRE3D
              Boost
          ParticleUnivers    DirectX   OpenGL
                  e
             Hikari
   Opportunities to work on international titles
   Development for the consoles
   Finding the Unique Persian game style
   Persian Settings
       History
       Mythology
       Literature
       Architecture
   Persian Art
   FUN !!!
Final Video
Thank You

				
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