Night Shift

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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.
  • 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).


Night Shift DOS Character selection
Night Shift DOS Title screen
Night Shift Amiga I'm flying!
Night Shift Commodore 64 Fall too far and you see stars

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
Zzap! Amiga Jan, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum May, 1991 89 out of 100 89
ST Format Atari ST Mar, 1993 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1991 82 out of 100 82
PC Leisure DOS Nov, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1993 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jan, 1991 8.4 out of 12 70
Datormagazin Amiga Feb 14, 1991 6 out of 10 60
Atari ST User Atari ST Dec, 1993 47 out of 100 47


Topic # Posts Last Post
Description from the box? 2 Fred VT (26029)
Aug 20, 2014
Code Wheel? 1 Flat Eric
Aug 13, 2010



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.


  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #64 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

Contributed to by POMAH (36361), chirinea (35989), Martin Smith (63029) and Tomer Gabel (4353)