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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 ...and considerably more challenging.
Contraption Zack DOS The big switches control mechanisms somewhere else in the level -- what they do exactly is yours to find out.
Contraption Zack DOS ...and use them at appropiate spots. Here, the screwdriver activates a catapult platform.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Contraptions" -- European title

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Critic Reviews

Play Time Mar, 1993 76 out of 100 76
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1993 8 out of 12 67
PC Joker Jan, 1993 66 out of 100 66
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 (1517) added Contraption Zack (DOS) on Sep 21, 2001
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