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Night Shift

Genre
Perspective
Misc
MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
...
4.0
Commodore 64
...
4.0
Amiga
75
3.9
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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 Amstrad CPC Title screen and copyright info
Night Shift ZX Spectrum Walked too far to the right. Now I'm on a conveyor belt seeing stars
Night Shift Amstrad CPC Title screen and main menu
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

Crash! ZX Spectrum Jul, 1991 96 out of 100 96
The One DOS Nov, 1990 90 out of 100 90
Atari ST User Atari ST Mar, 1991 89 out of 100 89
CU Amiga Amiga Nov, 1990 86 out of 100 86
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Mar, 1991 835 out of 1000 84
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Mar, 1991 835 out of 1000 84
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Sep, 1993 83 out of 100 83
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 Amiga Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70

Forums

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Description from the box? 2 Fred VT (24542)
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.

Awards

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

Contributed to by POMAH (35030), chirinea (34252), Martin Smith (63136) and Tomer Gabel (4374)