Five Nights at Freddy's: An in-depth look at its initial creation and Christian heritage

Disclaimer: This article is designed to present the following information as objectively as possible. There is nothing at all wrong with being a Christian and/or a game developer. You may or may not agree with the teaching of Christianity, and that is totally fine. This piece is not meant to be perceived as an attempt to force any beliefs on the readers. It is merely meant to present an intriguing discovery that may pique the interest of many gamers.

Many gamers have been subject to, or at the very least, heard of the terrifying experience that game developer Scott Cawthon's indie hit horror game, Five Nights at Freddy's (and its sequel) provides.

But did you know the wonderfully curious story behind Five Nights at Freddy's creation, or that its creator, Scott Cawthon, is a devout Christian?

Well, you do now, and in fact, long before the Five Nights at Freddy's franchise was even an idea, game developer Scott Cawthon was hard at work creating other games, games that have a distinctly Christian theme to be precise.

Furthermore, a negative response to one of his previously developed games sparked the genesis of Cawthon’s immensely popular horror game, Five Nights at Freddy‘s.

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WeAreLegion2056d ago

Good piece. I'm a Christian gamer, as well.

DesertFoxJr2056d ago (Edited 2056d ago )

As am I, if I'm not mistaken, your avatar is from the band, Demon Hunter, right? I used to rock the Triptych back in high school constantly.

WeAreLegion2056d ago

Yep! Excellent CD. I'm not in love with some of their newer stuff, but that's expected. Most of the former great Christian bands are gone. I'm having a hard time finding new ones. :/

the1zia2053d ago

its really so scary game. game play is amazing. as I am from third world country I could not buy the full game but I manage to find a download link. now I am so much addicted to this game ys-2-apk/