Some Xians have played this game and loved it admitting it challenged their beliefs and for some it made them see things differently/learn. I take plenty of ish from the old Polytheistic Jewish writtings....yes you heard me right...POLYTHEISTIC!! — Sean J. Nichols
The Last Resurrection is an independently developed Windows game from 2002 made by Sean J. Nichols, released in four chapters. The most notable thing about it is its massively anti-Christian slant, with Jesus as the main villain. Part one is set during the first century CE and details Christ's first plan for world domination; part two is set in the Middle Ages; part three is set in 19th-century Transylvania and reveals that Dracula was working for Jesus, and part four is set during World War II, in which Jesus pals about with Hitler. The main characters are a range of succubi and vampires.The game can be downloaded here.A later game by Nichols, Scelus' Path, is in many ways the Spiritual Successor to The Last Resurrection.
This game provides examples of:
Anachronism Stew: Characters speak in a curiously modern manner (Jody, the daughter of a 19th century nobleman, comes out with lines like "I have a major headache" "No way!" and "Eww, sick"); however, as most of the game takes place outside the English-speaking world, this can be passed off as Translation Convention. Less easy to handwave are the bowls of chilli that Dracula feeds his human prisoners with - a rather literal example of this trope...
Artistic License - Religion: Jesus is an anti-Semite and supports the Holocaust.note Although it's debatable if Nichols knew this, actual Nazi theology (yes, there was such a thing) did say that Jesus descended from Heaven as a full-blooded Aryan to crusade against Judaism.
Also, the official website gives his full name as "Jesus H. Christ". That's an expletive, not his real name, and even if he did have the middle initial of "H", it certainly wouldn't stand for Happy - however, this is almost certainly one of Nichols' oddly-placed gags.
Author Filibuster: "The Christian Empire has further plans of taking over the world and killing anyone who doesn't accept their ways... They will wipe out more than 70% percent [sic] of the worlds [sic] population since for example they kill women all the time saying they are 'witches' which 95% of the time isn't true."
Author Tract: The designer doesn't like Christianity very much, and it shows.
Beard of Evil: Judas, the only good Apostle, is also the only one to be clean-shaven.
Card-Carrying Villain: Jesus. Not only does he murder Kalista's mother, but he rapes her as well and threatens Kalista with the same.
Cast Full of Gay: The website's character biographies helpfully list everyone's sexual orientations, and it can be seen that most of the protagonists are either bisexual or lesbian, while almost all of the villains are straight. The latter makes sense as the bad guys are aligned with Nazism and fundamentalist Christianity.
Continuity Snarl: The presence of Dracula suggests a shared continuity with Stoker's novel, although it's not entirely clear from the game itself how the two fit together. Dracula's biography on the official website, meanwhile, seems to rule the idea out altogether. It also shows that this Dracula has no connection to his historical namesake, despite being referred to as "Dracula Vlad Tepes".
Cutscene Boss: One of the heroes assassinates Hitler in the ending sequence.
Dem Bones: Curiously, part of episode 4 (set during World War II) sees you navigating a cave while being attacked by undead skeletons. They don't appear anywhere else in the game, and no explanation is given as to how they were revived.
The Dragon: Sir Kael, Dracula and Hitler are all candidates for the title.
Expospeak: It gets thicker as the game progresses.
Fartillery: A most likely unintentional example occurs during the final boss fight. Jesus sprouts wings and flies around shooting fireballs at you; however, as he's always flying away from the player, the fireballs appear to be coming out of his backside.
God Is Evil: Not only is Jesus the game's central villain, but his dad appears in the backstory a couple of times and is portrayed as a bit of a jerk.
God Is Inept: In the game's backstory God punishes Lilith by transforming her from an ordinary human to a succubus; it is later revealed that the demonic Lilith is powerful enough to overthrow God. Dropped the ball there, Yahweh.
Rouge Angles of Satin: The game's text contains quite a few slip-ups, such as a helpful reminder to "wath your energy bar" and the consistent spelling of "torture" as "torcher". One Hilarious in Hindsight example comes when Dracula's daughter speaks of "Nazi basterds".
Satan Is Good: Lucifer is a benign figure who was wrongly punished for criticising God.
Strawman Political: Pretty much the whole game. Also Jesus accuses Judas Iscariot of being a "liberal".
Tragic Monster: Subverted. When a human protagonist is turned into a vampire, it's portrayed as a good thing.
What Measure Is a Mook?: In episode 4, our heroine, Valerie, must steal a magic gem from a museum in New York; the game makes it impossible to do this unless every single security guard is murdered (Valerie doesn't sound remotely bothered about the prospect of killing innocent men for doing their jobs: when one of the guards refers to her as "girl" she jauntily replies "wow, I never knew I was that young") The ending sequence sees the heroes waxing lyrical about world peace before killing a room full of Russian soldiers and three more men who were apparently just museum employees, this time for reasons nowhere near adequately justified by the plot.
Wicca: Darketa is identified as a Wiccan on the official website, despite the fact that the religion's founder was born several decades after the character's death.
Wife-Basher Basher: Shortly before the final boss, the player character enters a cottage and hears the man of the house threatening to beat his wife; this is taken as justification for the succubus heroine to rape and kill him, also devouring his soul to heal herself. However, she also freezes his wife solid using ice magic, something which was shown to be fatal earlier in the game. You can't win...
Ye Olde Butcherede Englishe: "If thy blood of thee protector is't spilt on thy door thou is't granted entrance. Remember thou, if thouest takes thy holy grail from thy holy shrine thou shalt be trapped here forever."
You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Quite a few characters have funky-colured hair. This is particularly common in first-century Judea.