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Player's Manual - Welcome
Welcome to Lost
Admiral Returns is a knife-edged strategy game, turn based, where you outmaneuver your
opponents for control of coastal cities using battleships, destroyers,
submarines, and other ships. The game play is based on the classic
award winning Lost Admiral released in 1991.
LAR is made by Thurston Searfoss, who created the original Lost
Admiral, Conquered Kingdoms, and Grandest Fleet with QQP back in 1991
The latest information on Lost Admiral Returns can be
found at the official website at
This manual is broken up into sections explaining how to
play the game, how the program menus work, and other details of interest
to players of Lost Admiral Returns.
Use the tutorials to learn about LAR quickly:
Play each tutorial in sequence from #1 through to #4 in
order to learn all of the various subtleties of LAR. You can also
read the tutorial summary pages located on the menu bar to the left, or
click here to select an individual tutorial page:
- Tutorial #1 - the basics
of movement and combat
- Tutorial #2 - more
advanced combat, scouting, air support, and submerged subs.
- Tutorial #3 - city
resources, building new ships, and moving through rivers.
- Tutorial #4 - selecting
your ships at the start of battles, and tracking intended destinations.
Learn about the many
challenging special Missions:
Learn about the quick easy-going Instant Battles:
Study the damage charts for ships in LAR:
Click on the Damage Chart
link on the navigation menu to the left, or
click here to visit the Damage
Chart page. You will be able to print out these charts and refer to
them while playing LAR games.
Still have a question or need help with a specific topic?
LAR search-website page to search the manual
and LAR website for information by keywords you choose.
Save The Admiral by helping him in a special campaign:
the Save the Admiral Campaign menu choice to learn how to
conduct many special operations missions to help the Admiral today!
For other parts of the manual, use the menu bar on the left:
The manual has various chapters dedicated to all parts
of the game, and new sections will be added periodically as new material
and updates are made to Lost Admiral Returns.
Please use the menu bar on the left to navigate the
If you have questions, please
visit our forum
and look for help there.
If you find an error or omission in this manual, please
email us at
Thank you for trying out Lost Admiral Returns!
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