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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 Producing power on a bicycle
Night Shift DOS High scores board
Night Shift DOS A rather clever screen to enter in hi-scores.
Night Shift DOS Cut scene - Home for the night!

Promo Images

Night Shift Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "Night Shift: Industrial Might & Logic" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Mr. Fixit" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

The One Nov, 1990 90 out of 100 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Mar, 1991 835 out of 1000 84
PC Leisure Nov, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Jan, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Power Play Jan, 1991 70 out of 100 70 Jul 15, 2008 7 out of 10 70
PC-Spiele '92 1991 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1991 8.4 out of 12 70


Topic # Posts Last Post
Description from the box? 2 Fred VT (25969)
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"

Tomer Gabel (4646) added Night Shift (DOS) on May 27, 2000
Other platforms contributed by POMAH (53781), chirinea (44806) and Martin Smith (66864)