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Penalty imposed for harming non-combatants

Other (objects, etc.) theme

Penalizes player(s) if they in any way harm players or game characters who are not fighting against the protagonist(s).

38
games
18
platforms

The first video game about Penalty imposed for harming non-combatants was released on August 4, 1981.

Glass Knuckle Games, Nintendo and Hi-Tec Software has published most of these games

Commonly this is losing a life or instant failure (requiring loading a saved game or restarting the whole mission/level from the beginning), usually depending simply on if the game has lives or not.