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It's Zack's first day on the job as a repairman at GadgetCo, and the whole factory is falling apart. He must navigate over 60 rooms, avoiding deadly traps, to find his missing tools and fix the incredibly complicated, interconnected machinery.

Contraption Zack is best described as a combination puzzle adventure and third-person isometric perspective version of The Incredible Machine.


Contraption Zack DOS (From the intro) ...but his unfriendly colleagues mislay his tools.
Contraption Zack DOS The clipboard shows Zack's progress through the eight levels.
Contraption Zack DOS Zack has to fix the broken pipes so that the doors will open.
Contraption Zack DOS The big switches control mechanisms somewhere else in the level -- what they do exactly is yours to find out.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Contraptions" -- European title

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Critic Reviews

Play Time DOS Mar, 1993 76 out of 100 76
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Feb, 1993 8 out of 12 67
PC Joker DOS Jan, 1993 66 out of 100 66
PC Player (Germany) DOS Feb, 1993 63 out of 100 63
PC Games (Germany) DOS Feb, 1993 61 out of 100 61
Power Play DOS Jan, 1993 59 out of 100 59


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