The Lost Admiral Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

The Lost Admiral is a Navy based strategy game from 1991. You take on the role of a dismissed navy veteran who must return to duty to help a friend. The graphics and interface of the game feels somewhat dated but the game should still appeal to classic strategy fans.

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First Download The Free Game 
The Lost Admiral:

Choose from one of the following sites.

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Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows:

Go To: > Downloads Tab > Click the Windows version (Under the Dosbox category).

Dosbox homepage

Next: Run the downloaded installer file and install Dosbox on your hard drive in the directory C:\Games\LAdmiral. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.


Next: Open the Games folder then the LAdmiral folder within it. Locate and then run Dosbox by double clicking on the Dosbox program icon.

Dosbox program

Next: At the the command prompt in Dosbox type "config -writeconf dosbox.conf" and then press the "Enter" key.

Creating Lost Admiral game config

Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

Exit DOS

Now: Locate and right click on the Dosbox config file. Click "open with" and select notepad.

Lost Admiral game config

Finally: Scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]: 

mount c c:\games\ladmiral

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Lost Admiral Free Game Download:

First: Right click on 
The Lost Admiral game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Lost Admiral game download

Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract The Lost Admiral files, select "C:\Games\LAdmiral". When you're done click "Extract" and The Lost Admiral files will begin to extract.

Zip program

Set Sail!:

The Lost Admiral

Double click on the Dosbox program in the LAdmiral folder and the game The Lost Admiral will launch. It's time to help your old Navy Pal!

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