Gone Home

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Gone Home
Gone Home cover
The Fullbright Company
Release dates
Windows August 15, 2013
OS X August 15, 2013
Linux August 15, 2013

General information

Technical Support
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
Humble Store
Mac App Store OS X only.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file and save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\The Fullbright Company\Gone Home
OS X ~/Library/Caches/unity.The Fullbright Company.Gone Home/
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/The Fullbright Company/Gone Home/
This game does not support the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Field of view (FOV)
Contains an FOV slider with these presets: 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Mouse settings.
Mouse settings.
Controls settings.
Controls settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Language settings.
Language settings.
Sound settings.
Sound settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Voice, music, sound effects.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes

VR support[edit]

Developers plan to add full Oculus Rift support in the near future.

Issues fixed[edit]

Screen off-centre with dual screens[edit]

Unplug or disable the second monitor
You may also have to restart your computer after unplugging/disabling the second monitor.

Crash at start-up[edit]

Disable 'Avast! Antivirus' if you have it[1]
If you're still having issues, try disabling the hardware-assisted virtualization:[2]
  1. Open Avast! Settings
  2. Click on Troubleshooting
  3. Uncheck Enable hardware-assisted virtualization
  4. Restart your computer
Run GoneHome32.exe[1]
If you're running 64-bit Windows:
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Run GoneHome32.exe

Crashing after launching through Steam[edit]

Disable the Steam Community[1]
  1. Find Gone Home in your Steam Library
  2. Right-click the game name
  3. Select Properties
  4. Uncheck the box next to Enable Steam Community
  5. Press OK
  6. Launch the game

Controls not working properly[edit]

Remove or disable any controllers such as steering wheels or joy sticks[1]
Delete UserBindings.sav and DefaultBindings.sav[1]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Delete UserBindings.sav and DefaultBindings.sav.
  3. Reload the game
W/A/S/D keys not responding in linux version[3]

In the linux version you might encounter the case of being able to look around with the mouse, but having the moving keys (w/a/s/d) not responding. To fix this, you have to set the locale to C before launching, with the following command : LC_ALL=C /path/to/gone_home.x86_64

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) XP SP2
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
Intel HD Graphics 4000 not supported on Windows 8.
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
Operating system (OS) glibc 2.11
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 http://thefullbrightcompany.com/technical-support/
  2. http://steamcommunity.com/app/232430/discussions/1/864977472590038390/
  3. http://steamcommunity.com/app/232430/discussions/1/864976115284478645/#c864976115478302160