Some of you lucky gamers out there were able to pick up Forgotten Waters directly from Plaid Hat Games. But even if you didn't and you simply want to know how the game works and maybe some insight into what a good way to play is, Plaid Hat Games is here to help. They've posted up a Forgotten Waters Strategy Guide article that you can check out.
From the post:
So you got yer mitts on a copy o’ Forgotten Waters, only to discover the high seas are no place fer a bunch o’ delicate buttercups like you and yer crew. Take heart, you lily-livered layabouts! This here guide will get you semi-functional in no time.