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Night Shift

Genre
Perspective
Misc
MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
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...
Amstrad CPC
...
3.4
Macintosh
...
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 Beginning of the game.
Night Shift ZX Spectrum Game's about to start
Night Shift Amiga Company logo
Night Shift DOS High scores board

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
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
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1993 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jan, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Retrogaming.it DOS Jul 15, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Power Play DOS Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Datormagazin Amiga Feb 14, 1991 6 out of 10 60

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Description from the box? 2 Fred VT (21523)
Aug 20, 2014
Code Wheel? 1 Flat Eric
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 (33700), chirinea (33559), Martin Smith (63155) and Tomer Gabel (4388)