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Q: How do I know if KA II runs on my computer?
A: Please check the recommended spec here: http://www.kingarthurii.com/game-info
and try the demo here: http://www.fileplanet.com/224503/220000/fileinfo/King-Arthur-II-Demo as it’s comparable in specs to the game itself.

Q: I have technical feedback on the game, where should I post that?
A: In the technical KA II forum here: http://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?673-King-Arthur-II-Bug-Reporting-amp-Issues

Q: I can’t post on this forum, why is that?
A: If you are completely new to the Paradox forum, it will take a couple of days before you can make your first post as that is how the forum is set up. For the rest of you, the King Arthur II forum will be completely open to start with so you don’t need to register your game to post in the bug/technical or this forum.

Q: I am experiencing framerate issues, what can I do to fix this?
A: King Arthur 2 features a campaign view and a battle view. By changing the video settings you can mainly improve the battle view performance. The dev team (Neocore) are already at work preparing updates for the game that will improve the performance. In the meantime we suggest the following:

In the main menu go to the options menu > video > advanced, then make sure that all the sliders are set to the middle settings. Lower them further to improve performance. Restart the game for changes to take effect.

Uncheck the following options as they are the ones that require most cpu/gpu power:

  • Ambient Occlusion
  • Antialiasing
  • Motion Blur

To further improve performance uncheck additional video options (especially vsync) or try lowering resolution. Restart the game for changes to take effect.

We (Paradox producers) have managed to improve framerates by 25%-50% by using the above mentioned options on a number of rigs. Please share your experiences with the settings so that others with similar hardware specs can find their "sweet spot" sooner.

Like we mentioned earlier - Neocore is already at work with an update and improving the framerate even further is a top priority.

Q: I can’t find the manual with my game, is there anywhere else I can download it?
A: You can download it here:

PDX8505US_KA II_Onlinemanual.pdf

or get it here: http://www.kingarthurii.com/game-manual

Q: Is there a beginners guide somewhere?
A: Yes, you can download it here:

Q: I downloaded KA II from GamersGate and my mouse curser is gone, what should I do?
A: There was a problem with the files in the original installation. If you uninstall and download the game anew the cursor problem should sort itself out.

Q: Anywhere else besides the forum I can hear what's going on about KA2 or get in touch with Paradox or the developers?

A: Yes! We're always listening on Twitter: www.twitter.com/kingarthurgame and www.facebook.com/kingarthurgame. We promise to try to respond as much as possible.

Q: What can I expect from this forum?
A: Neocore and Paradox will read and frequent this forum regularly. We might not reply to every single post but we’ll read and compile the comments and feedback.

/Paradox & Neocore
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Due to the amount of files that are installed with this game, perhaps some mention about "De-fragmentation" of the users hard drive after install maybe a good thing to include in the above FAQ.

"Normal Defrag" fine

"Defrag by File Name" far better (but only if game not installed on same partition as windows)


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Hey guys, i was wondering, where is the settings file? I like to manually edit them in my games.


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It is better to "De-Frag" before installing, and if you really want to be totally sure about a clean install the run a "CHKDSK" with /r parameter.