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Acorn Assault: Rodent Revolution





Acorn Assault is a quirky, tail-bobbing turn-based strategy game. Raise an army, overthrow a tyrant King and save the oppressed squirrels! Do you have what it takes to start a Rodent Revolution?

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Acorn Assault is a quirky, tail-bobbing turn-based strategy game. Raise an army, overthrow a tyrant King and save the oppressed squirrels! Do you have what it takes to start a Rodent Revolution?

The squirrels of the forest grew poorer and more starved each day that passed thanks to the tyrant King Lois the Umpteenth. It is up to you to raise an army to overthrow the king and set the world right again. Embark on an nutty journey filled with a strange cast of characters through a historically inaccurate retelling of the French Revolution with squirrels.

If you are a fan of turn based strategy games and want something different from the status quo, this game is for you. The deceptively simple to learn rules of the game lead to a varied set of strategies that you can employ to defeat your enemy and march on.


Battle through an epic journey against five unique bosses each with their own abilities and environments.
Enjoy quirky, hand-made immersive artwork and animations!
Test your strategies and do battle in 25 epic levels.
Take control of your enemies: play as defeated single-player enemies in online multiplayer mode!
Bring the fight online and battle people from around the world on PC and Mac.


King Lois the Umpteenth and his queen Marie Antoinutte reigned over the poor and starved squirrels of the forest. The king's greed knew no bounds and set out to bankrupt his people by taxing their hard earned acorns. With no acorns to any of the peasant's names they grew angrier and angrier as each day passed.

On one cold dark evening, the King had sent his loyal tax man to collect the acorns from Charles DeMontequirrel who had refused to pay the unjust nut tax. As the tax man knocked on Charles' wooden door it swung wide open. Charles stood before the tax collector visibly upset as he was scolded for not following the king's unfair decrees. Charles could no longer simply refuse to pay up and wanted only to set things right. He snatched the legal document the collector shoved in his face and tore it to pieces. A call to arms was made and a skirmish set outside of Charles' house as he began his battle with the tax man and set forth on his rodent revolution upon the king and his men.

Do you have what it takes to start a revolution?

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Black Shell Media LLC
High Tale Studios
Black Shell Media LLC
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows 7 (32-Bit) 
  • Processor: Dual-core 2.0 GHz 
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM 
  • Storage: 1 GB available space 
  • Sound Card: DirectX 10 class GPU with 512MB VRAM 
  • OS: OSX 10.9 
  • Processor: Dual-core 2.2GHz 
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM 
  • Graphics: OpenGL SM3.0 capable GPU with 1024MB VRAM 
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
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Reviews for Acorn Assault: Rodent Revolution

Possibly a good choice for someone that wants a shorter and simpler strategy game

Acorn Assault Rodent Revolution is a turn based strategy game about French squirrels trying to overthrow the abusive monarchy that ruled over them and took their acorns. At the start of each battle you will place your soldiers and other pieces on your side of the board, these might include defensive barrels or sandbags. Each unit will act automatically with rows attacking in order, your opponent then does the same, when it becomes your turn again you are able to place new pieces onto the battlefield. Units can be combined into a stronger unit by placing multiple copies of the same unit next to each other. The goal of the battles are to destroy your enemy's base while defending yours, bases are damaged by shooting through undefended areas to hit the base behind that sides soldiers. Piles of acorns that are lying on the board can be gathered and spent to give attack, defence, or base healing upgrades to all of your units for the next turn. The game is not very long, it is divided into five different chapters with five battles in each. The story mostly fails at being amusing or funny, editing historic names to fit the squirrels in short scenes before each battle. Battles just involve you placing your randomised units in the correct spots and spending your acorns in the best ways, it's a very simple game that can become repetitive and that doesn't last very long. Not bad but there are better options for fans of strategy games like this.

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