I have tried the different command lines on the shortcut and this hasn't fixed the slowdowns i have done this with directdraw renamed and deleted still had the slowdowns on both occasions I have also tried the different patches [high res and unofficial patches] with these things combined and it still hasn't fixed the slowdowns im using windows 8 pro 64 bit here are my specs.
Card name: AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series
Operating System: Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.4GHz
Memory: 16384MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 16368MB RAM
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
I love this game and i got a serious crpg itch that needs scratching and the only prescription is more arcanum is there any way to fix the lag and slowdowns so i cac play this game silky smooth ? pls help.