Religious Video Games You’d Want to Play

The folks at Something Awful photoshopped a bunch of “Religious Games that you’d actually want to play“:

And this one hits a little too close to home… do battle against a religious teacher!



About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the chair of Foundation Beyond Belief and a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He began writing the Friendly Atheist blog in 2006. His latest book is called The Young Atheist's Survival Guide.

  • Kristi

    Lol. Love it.  I would play hooky from work one day to sit home and indulge in those any day of the week.  

  • Observer

    Well then…

  • Anonymous

    That should be Grand Theft Ass, where Jesus tells the disciples to steal a donkey for him to ride into Jerusalem.*

    *Matthew 31:1-7 http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+21%3A1-7&version=NIV

  • http://twitter.com/dartigen Dartigen

    Oh, I thought they’d mean stuff like From Dust and Black & White. Black & White was an interesting, if somewhat poorly-executed concept.

    But these are good too. Good photoshops.

    • http://profiles.google.com/nathanlee2 nathan lee

      Hey, I loved Black and White. I’d still play it if it weren’t for copy protection and a few glitches.

    • Tom

      “somewhat?”

    • SpaceViking

      Dominions 3 is really good, if a bit absurdly complicated. It’s a strategy game where God ran off somewhere, and now every monster, magical being, totem, and others are taking over nations and starting a genocidal war for the throne. It’s also a surefire way to know that you’re a terrible person as you sacrifice virgins, make pacts with demons, raise the dead, plunge the world into endless winter, speed up aging, or extinguish the sun.

  • Anonymous

    There’s always everyone’s favorite biblical story told in “The Binding of Isaac” from the creator of Super Meat Boy. Definitely worth a play-through. It doesn’t take itself seriously at all.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1019365643 John J. Ronald

    Slightly OT, but I’ve been thinking you could do a pretty good Western using lots of the creepiest quotes you can find from the bible…I also imagine an Old West “wanted” poster with Jesus’ face on it and a caption saying “Horse thief”, quoting that passage from Matthew…

  • Anonymous

    I love “sonic the agnostic”!


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