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Night Shift

Genre
Perspective
Misc
MobyRank MobyScore
ZX Spectrum
...
3.8
Atari ST
...
4.0
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 ZX Spectrum Tools must be collected before they can be used. There's a spanner on top of the boiler in front of me
Night Shift Commodore 64 Parachute down with an umbrella
Night Shift Amstrad CPC Choose Fred or Fiona.
Night Shift Atari ST Let's make some toys.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Atari ST User Atari ST Mar, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum May, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Zzap! Amiga Jan, 1991 89 out of 100 89
CU Amiga Amiga Nov, 1990 86 out of 100 86
ST Format Atari ST Mar, 1993 86 out of 100 86
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Sep, 1993 83 out of 100 83
PC Leisure DOS Nov, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Retrogaming.it DOS Jul 15, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Power Play DOS Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70

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Description from the box? 2 Fred VT (22967)
Aug 20, 2014
Code Wheel? 1 Flat Eric
Aug 13, 2010

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.
Contributed to by POMAH (34147), chirinea (33588), Martin Smith (63130) and Tomer Gabel (4388)