Tag Archives: Total War

King Arthur II

Well this is frustrating. Throughout my time with King Arthur 2 I’ve suffered severe framerate issues, to the extent that my first attempt to play had me running an astounding single frame per second on the menu screen. The usual tricks have helped, but even with DirectX 11 disabled and the graphics options set way below what the game’s own auto setup tool says my machine can handle, I’m averaging around 15 FPS during the battles. And I’m not alone. It’s not unplayable – although some may justifiably disagree – but it has had an effect on the way I’ve…

Shogun 2: Total War

The west side of Japan has grouped together and has gone to war with the East side. The Takeda clan has taken over the Shogunate, and nobody likes me very much. Just under Twenty hours into a long, hard campaign and one turn changes my prospects of victory from “plausable” to “I’m probably going to have to restart”. Let me paint a picture of diplomacy. The Amako clan are a minor clan that have grown out of control. In the early years they were friendly with the also minor Ito clan, while warring with the Sagara clan over territory. I…