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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
Space Pirates19923DO, Arcade, DOS, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.2.03
Drug Wars19933DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.3.40
Crime Patrol19933DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, SEGA CD, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.3.60
Mad Dog McCree19913DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, iPhone, Macintosh, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, SEGA CD, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.3.04
Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold1993DOS, Macintosh, WindowsApogee Software, Ltd.3.44
Rise of the Triad: Dark War1994DOS, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsFormGen, Inc.3.74
Ninja1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumArcadia Systems, Inc.3.56
Renegade1986Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, Nintendo 3DS, SEGA Master System, Wii, Wii U, ZX SpectrumAksys Games Localization, Inc.3.32
19421984Amstrad CPC, Arcade, BREW, Commodore 64, FM-7, Game Boy Color, J2ME, MSX, NES, PC-88, PlayStation 3, Sharp X1, Wii, Windows, Windows Mobile, Xbox 360, ZX SpectrumCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.19
Command & Conquer: Generals2003Macintosh, WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.3.85
Quake 42005Linux, Macintosh, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.56
Highlander: The Last of the MacLeods1995JaguarAtari Corporation2.93
Prohibition1987Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumInfogrames Multimedia SA2.92
Alcatraz1992Amiga, Atari ST, DOSInfogrames Europe SA1.84
Unreal Tournament 20032002Linux, Macintosh, WindowsInfogrames, Inc.3.73
Veteran1988Amiga, Atari STInfogrames Europe SA2.33
Duke Nukem 3D: Plutonium Pak1996DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.3.88
ZPC1996Macintosh, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.64
DOOM1995PlayStation, SEGA SaturnGT Interactive Software Corp.2.96
Blood1997DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.4.08
Blood: Plasma Pak1997DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.4.00
NAM1998DOSGT Interactive Software Corp.2.33
Blood II: The Chosen1998WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.40
Cobra1986Commodore 64Ocean Software Ltd.3.30
Navy Seals1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumOcean Software Ltd.2.71
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Selected Covers

Blood DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Blood
Alcatraz Amiga Front Cover
Front cover for Alcatraz
Crime Patrol CD-i Front Cover
Front cover for Crime Patrol
NAM DOS Front Cover
Front cover for NAM

Selected Screenshots

Title
Screenshot from Blood
American Laser Games' Logo
Screenshot from Drug Wars
Introduction
Screenshot from Alcatraz
The main menu
Screenshot from Crime Patrol