The Little Acre

The Little Acre

Year:  2016

Genre:  Fantasy

Links:  GOG, Moby Games, Adventure Gamers, Steam

The Little Acre is a traditional fantasy 3rd person adventure game with animated cut scenes. There are 27 Steam Achievements, all documented in the walkthrough below. One of these requires finishing the game within a 1-hour time frame.

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Aidan

Start by taking the shirt from Dougal the dog's back, then the stick from his mouth. Use the stick to get the trousers from the nearby chair. Give the sandwich to Dougal, then offer the stick to him so that he rolls over. Throw the half-sandwich on to the sweater on Lily's bed, and Dougal will end up with the sweater in his mouth. Swap the stick for the sweater when Dougal's mouth is open. Put on your boots (beneath the bed). Now get up and leave the room Welcome to The Little Acre.

Pick up the empty jug from the small table. Walk down and pick up the footstool, then exit through the door to the right. Walk over to the right and use your empty jug on the pump, then use the pump and you will break off the handle. Try to open the shed door, then break it open using your handle. Go inside and pick up the pitchfork from the floor. Go back outside and use the pitchfork on the stump just to the left of the pump. Now use your new hammer on the broken pump, and pick up the jug. Return left and go back into the house.

Go out through the left door into the front garden. Open the letter box and read all of the letters inside. Take the crystal from the box, before heading back into the house. Go through the back right door (next to the ladder) into Arthur's room. Pick up the mask from the bed. Press the red button on the floor, and examine the pattern on the wall. Next examine Arthur's machine to the right of the bed. Pour water from your jug into the funnel, then insert the crystal into the slot. Back out and adjust the weight switch to 3 and the ohm switch to 4. Now light the crystals in the top right grid as follows:

This is not the correct pattern, and in fact you shouldn't know this until later in the game Phone home. Now light the following crystals:

Now the generator will start working All this power... from a crystal?. Leave the room and you will automatically replace the water jug on the table. Go down and out the right door, then continue right and enter the shed. Use the light switch on the wall in the shed. Try to reach the object at the top of the shelves on the right and the bottom shelf will break. Use your stepladder on the broken shelf, then pick up Arthur's puzzle box.

Return to the house and go inside. Use your mask to scare Dougal, then Lily will slide downstairs Avoided the consequences. Show Lily the puzzle box, then open it by selecting the finger stops in this order:

  • Second from top
  • Top
  • Second from bottom
  • Bottom

Make sure you get this right on the first try When in doubt, dance it out, then take the key from inside. Go back outside to the right and into the shed. Use the key in the keyhole within the machine in here.

Lily

Go over to the prep table and pick up the bag of oats to find out that it is empty - you will then break the bowl. Grab the cooking pot from behind Dougal and you will put it over the fire. Next use Dougal on the cupboard to the left. Open the cupboard and you will get a new bowl and put it on the table. Use Dougal on the door to the left to distract him, then quickly click on the bag of oats up high to the right to get it Silly Doggy. Use the prep table once more to make your breakfast I did this all by myself.

Aidan in Clonfira

Aidan

Walk up the stairs and examine Arthur's belongings Welcome to Clonfira. Examine the book and pipe, then take the hat and the orb. Go and put the orb in the empty slot on the left. As soon as you can, pick it back up and put it into the next empty slot But if you turn it this way.... Go through the open door.

Lily

Go around to the right side of the house and pull the spanner loose from the front of the tractor. Examine the engine in the front of the tractor and you will get a stretchy rope. Search the small coal bunker just to the left and you will find a bone. Go just over to the right and use your rope on the large tree branch. Try to use the rope slingshot, but you are not strong enough. Give the bone to Dougal, and you will end up in another part of the yard with a wooden sword. Use your sword on the evil gnome Never suspected a thing. Go through the front door into the house.

Aidan

Touch the yellow lamp, then walk over the bridge. Touch the next yellow lamp, then go over the new bridges and touch the blue lamp. Now you can head through the exit door on the right.

Lily

Go through the door on the right into Arthur's room. Pick up Sir Fuzzlepuff from the bed. Now press the red button on the floor 20 times in a row Blind goes up!. Leave this room and go through the other right door into the back garden. Enter the shed on the right and pick up a piece of paper from the floor. Put your teddy bear into the machine and it will disappear. Use your note on Dougal, then get into the machine Godspeed Sir Fuzzlepuff.

Aidan

Touch the next yellow lamp. Now go down to the bottom lamp and touch it. Walk around and touch the left, middle and top yellow lamps. Now touch the blue lamp to open the next exit door. Touch the left yellow lamp again, then the middle lamp and go through the exit door.

Both in Clonfira

Lily

After arriving in Clonfira, just go through the doorway.

Aidan

Walk forward over the next path to meet Merr.

Lily

Touch the yellow lamp, then walk over the bridge. Walk towards the next lamp and a creature will grab you; quickly attack its tentacle with your sword Didn't Panic. You will be eaten anyway.

Aidan

After Merr finishes talking, go through the shrine entrance after him. Walk forward to see Merr trying to fix his machine. Pick up the glove from the left. Go through the doorway to the bottom right and use the glove on the blue light to get a crystal. Use this crystal on the side of Merr's machine. Pick up the screwdriver from the overturned toolbox on the left. Go through the doorway at the bottom right again and go up the long walkway. Touch the large purple plant 10 times Wibble wobble. Now use your screwdriver on the flower to remove the obstruction. Go down to the cubes in the water and place your hat on the receptacle to the right - some of the cubes will now glow.

Go over to the panel on the left to see another 4x4 grid. Enter the following pattern Merrrrrr?:

Lily

Walk up the path to a raised platform with another large creature.

Aidan Back Home

Aidan

You will automatically search for Lily and then run outside to meet Nina, who agrees to help you.

Lily

Go over and pull on the vine, then use Bugsy on the ledge to be helped up. Jump into the flower, then use the doggy door to leave. Walk down the path and you will end up on a small floating island. Continue right and up along the path to find 3 more large flowers. Pick up the small piece of birrel fur from next to the right flower, then go back and give it to Bugsy. Follow him to the flowers and climb into the middle flower I'm gonna call you Bugsy.

Aidan

After Nina leaves, go out to the walkway to the left of the waterfalls, and climb the ladder. Scare the cat using your mask, then pick up the key from underneath the broken flower pot. Use the key on the padlock beneath the window, then open the unlocked vent. After the door is opened and closed again, use the padlock on the door handle. Open the unlocked vent again, and this time the window will be opened, so you can climb inside.

Climb straight back out through the window over the oven, then try to walk along the ledge to Nina's lab. Quickly grab the feather that gets stuck above you, then use this to tickle the cat. Now walk along the ledge successfully. Once inside, go through the door immediately to your right. After talking to Nina, leave her lab again. Go to the far right and use the elevator to end up back in the kitchen. Walk over and use the microwave oven to remove the magnetron from inside. Climb out through the window again Involving a certain microwave casserole. While you are out on the ledge, try to drop the magnetron down into the waterfall No way to treat an ancient manuscript.

Walk along the ledge and enter Nina's lab again. Give her the magnetron, then head through the portal Dam!.

Lily

Head up the path Arthur.

Aidan Back in Clonfira

Aidan

Go right along the path until you are captured by Merr and his illusion monster.

Lily

When you are facing the illusion monster, talk to Aidan to get him to distract the monster, then quickly use Bugsy on the ledge to the right. Walk up to the top so you are on the ledge above the monster. Use your vine on the monster, then use Bugsy on the vine. Jump down on to Aidan, then use the vine on the turret; you will end up jumping further down after Aidan and the monster Not too late.

Aidan

Walk down along the path and follow Merr. After you cross a narrow platform, you will be separated again.

Lily

Walk up to the right into the shrine entrance. Continue into the room and look into the cubes in the water. After you see Dougal die, try to take the glove from the side of the machine. After the conversation with Nina, take the glove from the machine. Go back outside to the lower left. Follow the path back around to the illusion monster. Use you glove on the gas coming from its mouth, then click on its belly and you will end up getting through the portal Now, I am alone.

Both Back Home

You will now get achievements for completing the game There and back again. There are also achievements for completing the game in under an hour The Little Speedrun, for completing the game without any hints Probably used a walkthrough. If you used a solution at all during the game you would have received It's dangerous to go alone, otherwise you will now get Let go of my hand.