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Night Shift (DOS)

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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).

Screenshots

Night Shift DOS High scores board
Night Shift DOS Producing power on a bicycle
Night Shift DOS Falling down from platform
Night Shift DOS Introduction of each character

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

PC Leisure Nov, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Jan, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Power Play Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Retrogaming.it Jul 15, 2008 7 out of 10 70

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Description from the box? 2 Fred VT (21786)
Aug 20, 2014
Code Wheel? 1 Flat Eric
Aug 13, 2010

Trivia

The game actually uses a decoder wheel.
Tomer Gabel (4388) added Night Shift (DOS) on May 27, 2000
Other platforms contributed by POMAH (33730), chirinea (33559) and Martin Smith (63154)