13 years in the making


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Nightwatch features Vicks, the inept security guard from the RON hospital. The corpse of the chicken's brother has gone missing, and Vicks goes out to recover it. He'll also have to rescue Davy, who has been imprisoned in the dark recesses of a cave.


The original version can be downloaded HERE.


Created By: Ross Norton 
Date Released: Thursday 6th September 2001
Game Engine: AGS

Playable character:

Vicks Vapourrub

New characters:

Featured characters:

Davy Jones
The Chicken
Vicks Vapourrub


Cycle right-click mouse cursors and perform the following actions to complete the game. This walkthrough was created to maximize brevity and enjoyment - there are more interactions possible that add to the richness of the game.

  1. Go South.
  2. Search the locker to find a sock. Go East.
  3. Go South.
  4. Go South.
  5. After talking to Elandra, enter the far right building.
  6. Enter the middle door.
  7. Search the closet to find a coat hanger. Look under the rug to find a Reality dollar. Leave the building.
  8. Use the coat hanger on the car. Pull the lever to open the car boot (trunk.) Search the boot to find a flashlight. Enter the Yahtzeebrand store.
  9. Take the beans off the shelf. Leave the store and go back to the hospital.
  10. Talk to Biggs and ask about the whiskey to receive it. Go to the alley next to Scid's bar.
  11. Talk to the Bum until you learn he wants something then give him the whiskey to learn where the chicken went. Go East, East, North and into the cave.
  12. Use the flashlight on the dark hole.
  13. Talk to Davy and ask how to get him out. Return the Town Square.
  14. Stand next the Davy's door. In your inventory, use the lighter on the beans. Enter Davy's house after the door blows down.
  15. Search Davy's desk to get his spell book. Go back to the cave.
  16. Give Davy the spell book. Go to Scid's, on the way picking up a small green leaf which is on the screen South of the cave, just off the road.
  17. Take the mug. Go to the store.
  18. Use the mug on the clerk. Use the sock and the leaf on the mug. Go to the alley.
  19. Search the box to get a paintbrush. Go back to the cave.
  20. Use the paintbrush on the potion and use the covered paintbrush on the cage's bars. When the chicken turns up, throw the potion on him.