After all it seems that President Ahmadinejad is not against the game, contrary to what might suggest how to manage their country and its overall sensitivity to culture and freedom of its people.
So that there will be the National Foundation for Iran games, and that the organization supported by the state has funded an ambitious massively multiplayer online game futuristic capable of supporting up to five thousand users at the same time, and bear special audio tracks players with vision problems, among other features.
Titled Asmandez, the Iranian MMO takes place in the distant future in which humans have had to leave Earth and take refuge in unknown solar system called limbo, due to a bloody war against a robotic troops like the villains of Battlestar Galactica.
“10 million people play video games in Iran, only 100 of them can design and develop games.” Behrouz Minai says president of the National Foundation for Iran games. “Sky Fortress that our first step to encourage young Iranians to become game designers rather than mere players.”
Sky Fortress will be the international name of Asmandez, which aims to be available worldwide.