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Night Shift

Genre
Perspective
Misc
MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
77
3.9
ZX Spectrum
...
...
Atari ST
...
4.0
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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 Game options
Night Shift Amiga A lemming and a lawyer, two nasty pests!
Night Shift ZX Spectrum Load screen
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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The Press Says

ST Format Atari ST Mar, 1993 86 out of 100 86
CU Amiga Amiga Nov, 1990 86 out of 100 86
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Sep, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Dec, 1990 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Power Play DOS Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Retrogaming.it DOS Jul 15, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Datormagazin Amiga Feb 14, 1991 6 out of 10 60

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Aug 13, 2010

Trivia

In the game, the fictitious company that your character works for is called "Industrial Might & Logic" -- a parody on George Lucas' own "Industrial Light & Magic".
Contributed to by POMAH (33052), chirinea (33484), Martin Smith (63168) and Tomer Gabel (4388)