Acorn Arcade (Windows)

Acorn Arcade Windows There is no title screen, the game starts with this set of instructions


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Acorn Arcade is a mini-game from Fisher Price Ready For School: 1st Grade title, it was released separately as a demo game and appears on some shareware compilations.

This is a simple shooting game in which the player helps Sammy Squirrel in a word game. At the bottom of the screen is a megaphone, this tells the player what to do - usually "Find the word that begins with the sound ...." or "Find the word that rhymes with ...". The player selects either a picture or a word from the three options offered with the mouse and the gun then shoots it with acorns. Every time the player gets four answers correct the game rewards them with a bonus round.

There's no end to the game, it continues for as long as the player wants and ends only when the exit option is selected - however in the full game a successful player can win a virtual toy which appears in their virtual tree house.

The game plays in full screen mode, the action takes place in a small central area surrounded by black borders


Acorn Arcade Windows The start of a game. Along the top of the screen are four acorn lights. One lights up for every correct answer. At the bottom of the screen is the megaphone which is currently giving instructions
Acorn Arcade Windows There is no title screen, the game starts with this set of instructions
Acorn Arcade Windows This is a bonus round question - what word rhymes with fox...
Acorn Arcade Windows Exit screen 2

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piltdown_man (151527) added Acorn Arcade (Windows) on Jul 17, 2018