Night Shift

Genre
Perspective
Misc
Critic Score User Score
DOS
77
3.6
ZX Spectrum
...
3.8
Amstrad CPC
...
3.4
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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 Amstrad CPC Title screen and copyright info
Night Shift DOS Problem with fading steam
Night Shift ZX Spectrum The boilers gone out and nothing's been produced yet
Night Shift Commodore 64 One of the toys is constructed

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Atari ST Mar, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Sep, 1993 83 out of 100 83
MegaZone Amiga Feb, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1993 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 May, 1991 8.8 out of 12 73
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST May, 1991 8.8 out of 12 73
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1991 72 out of 100 72
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jan, 1991 8.4 out of 12 70
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50

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Description from the box? 2 Fred VT (25953)
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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 (35669), chirinea (34967), Martin Smith (63067) and Tomer Gabel (4362)