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BPjS / BPjM indexed games

Group Description

The following list contains games which were put on the "Index" (German indiziert) by the BPjS/BPjM, and therefore have legal restrictions in Germany on top of possible USK ratings. (Note: Since April 2003, it's known as BPjM; before that date it was known as BPjS)

It is illegal to sell or make any indexed games available to minors in Germany and it is illegal to advertise for them in any form, including putting them on store shelves or publishing reviews in gaming magazines. The games technically disappear from the public. The only way to actually buy these games is via request ("under the desk", German unter der Ladentheke).

There is, however, absolutely no law forbidding any adult to buy an indexed game listed on the so-called List A or List E (majority of entries). There are restrictions for List B indexed games as they (may) violate the German Penal Code (minority of entries). To view List B games that got banned due to excessive violence, see the Germany Criminal Code confiscations (§131: Excess Violence) game group.

BPjS/BPjM = German Bundesprüfstelle für jugendgefährdende Schriften/Medien = Federal Examination Office for Youth-Endangering Publications/Media.

Notes:
  • This list is for all indexed games, whether they are currently on the list or were in the past. To see the status (date of adding and, if applicable, date of removal), look at the corresponding trivia entries of the games in question.
  • Unless stated otherwise, the games in question are the German versions of the particular games.
  • All compilations, Special Editions or other bundles containing an indexed game are automatically indexed too, but not explicitly listed here.

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Game TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherMobyScore
Rush'n Attack1985Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, NES, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, Xbox 360, ZX SpectrumKonami, Inc.3.55
Beach-Head1983Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron, MSX, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumAccess Software, Inc.3.18
Shockway Rider1987Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumFTL - Faster Than Light3.75
Quarantine19943DO, DOS, PlayStation, SEGA SaturnGameTek, Inc.3.50
Rune: Gold2001WindowsGod Games4.00
BraveStarr1987Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumGO!0.80
Die Hard 2: Die Harder1992Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSGrandslam Video Ltd.3.20
Nitemare-3D1994DOS, Windows 3.xGray Design Associates2.03
Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green2005Windows, XboxGroove Games2.99
Unreal Tournament1999Dreamcast, Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 2, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.79
Brutal Sports Football1993Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS, JaguarMillennium Interactive Ltd.3.37
Juggernaut: The New Story For Quake II1998WindowsHead Games Publishing, Inc.3.16
Aftershock for Quake1996DOS, WindowsHead Games Publishing, Inc.2.94
So You Wanna Be A Redneck1998WindowsHead Games Publishing, Inc....
Blazing Thunder1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumHi-Tec Software Ltd.3.63
RoboCop 21990AmigaOcean Software Ltd.3.08
Return to Castle Wolfenstein2001Linux, Macintosh, WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.93
Wolfenstein 3D1992Acorn 32-bit, Browser, DOS, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PC-98, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.94
Quake1996Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, DOS, Linux, Macintosh, Nintendo 64, SEGA Saturn, Windows, Windows Mobile, Zeeboid Software, Inc.4.00
Quake Mission Pack No. I: Scourge of Armagon1997DOS, Windows, Windows Mobileid Software, Inc.3.92
Quake II: Quad Damage1999Windowsid Software, Inc.3.84
Final DOOM1996DOS, Macintosh, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.4.06
Quake III: Arena1999Dreamcast, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsActivision, Inc.3.87
Quake II Mission Pack: The Reckoning1998Windowsid Software, Inc.3.67
Quake Mission Pack No. 2: Dissolution of Eternity1997DOS, Windows, Windows Mobileid Software, Inc.3.84
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Selected Covers

BraveStarr Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for BraveStarr
Brutal Sports Football Jaguar Front Cover
Front cover for Brutal Sports Football

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from BraveStarr
Title Screen
Screenshot from Brutal Sports Football