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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 ZX Spectrum Walked too far to the right. Now I'm on a conveyor belt seeing stars
Night Shift Atari ST The Bosses office.
Night Shift Amstrad CPC The credits. Your character cranks them onto the screen.
Night Shift Atari ST Choose your player.

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Jul, 1991 96 out of 100 96
CU Amiga Amiga Nov, 1990 86 out of 100 86
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Mar, 1991 835 out of 1000 84
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Mar, 1991 835 out of 1000 84
MegaZone Amiga Feb, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 May, 1991 8.8 out of 12 73
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Nov, 1993 72 out of 100 72
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jan, 1991 8.4 out of 12 70

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Trivia

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"

Contributed to by POMAH (36913), chirinea (36304), Martin Smith (63001) and Tomer Gabel (4354)