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Contraption Zack (DOS)

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It's Zack's first day on the job as a repairman at GadgetCo, and the whole factory is falling apart. He must navigate over 60 rooms, avoiding deadly traps, to find his missing tools and fix the incredibly complicated, interconnected machinery.

Contraption Zack is best described as a combination puzzle adventure and third-person isometric perspective version of The Incredible Machine.


Contraption Zack DOS Using the valve, Zack can raise the water level.
Contraption Zack DOS (From the intro) ...but his unfriendly colleagues mislay his tools.
Contraption Zack DOS In each level, Zack has to find his tools, such as the pipe on the left...
Contraption Zack DOS The big switches control mechanisms somewhere else in the level -- what they do exactly is yours to find out.

Alternate Titles

  • "Contraptions" -- European title

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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1993 8 out of 12 67
PC Player (Germany) Feb, 1993 63 out of 100 63
PC Games (Germany) Feb, 1993 61 out of 100 61
Power Play Jan, 1993 59 out of 100 59


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Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1519) added Contraption Zack (DOS) on Sep 21, 2001
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