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Night Shift

Genre
Perspective
Misc
MobyRank MobyScore
Amstrad CPC
...
3.4
Macintosh
...
4.0
DOS
...
3.6
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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 Atari ST Riding the bike.
Night Shift Amstrad CPC Title screen and main menu
Night Shift DOS Title screen
Night Shift Amiga Character selection

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
Zzap! Amiga Jan, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Sep, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Dec, 1990 81 out of 100 81
PC Leisure DOS Nov, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Retrogaming.it DOS Jul 15, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Datormagazin Amiga Feb 14, 1991 6 out of 10 60

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Code Wheel? 1 Flat Eric
Aug 13, 2010

Trivia

The game actually uses a decoder wheel.
Contributed to by POMAH (31333), chirinea (33100), Martin Smith (63198) and Tomer Gabel (4416)