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Night Shift (Amstrad CPC)

Night Shift Amstrad CPC Title screen and main menu

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Description

Night Shift is a strange platform/puzzle combo of a game.

Thriving Toy Company seeks energetic employee to operate unconventional machine. Generous rewards in store for you... if you can meet the challenge!

  • Master the BEAST to crank out action figures from Star Wars(r), Indiana Jones(r) and your favourite LucasArts games. You must meet your quota each night.
    IF YOU FAIL, YOU'RE FIRED!
  • Make your quota! Get a raise! Get a bonus! Get a bigger quota!
  • Fend off nasty lawyers and furry pests.
  • Make it all the way from the assembly line to the mansion on the hill!
(from the back of the box)

Gameplay is divided into 6 different kinds of shifts, each with its own assignments (provide power, use wrench to tighten bolts, etc.) You will use tools throughout the game, and will be awarded with bonus items (hourglass for extra time, cash bonus for extra points).

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Night Shift Amstrad CPC Riding the bike to generate power.
Night Shift Amstrad CPC I'm fired.
Night Shift Amstrad CPC I guess I'm locked in.
Night Shift Amstrad CPC Title screen and main menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Night Shift: Industrial Might & Logic" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Mr. Fixit" -- Working title

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Description from the box? 2 Fred VT (24542)
Aug 20, 2014
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Aug 13, 2010

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References

In the game, the fictitious company that your character works for is called "Industrial Might & Logic" -- a parody on George Lucas' own company Industrial Light & Magic.

Awards

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #64 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

Martin Smith (63136) added Night Shift (Amstrad CPC) on Jul 31, 2005
Other platforms contributed by POMAH (35030), chirinea (34252), Martin Smith (63136) and Tomer Gabel (4374)