Gone Home

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Gone Home
Gone Home.png
Release dates
August 15, 2013
August 15, 2013
August 15, 2013
Gone Home at SteamDB
 Gone Home at Wikipedia

General information

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


Source DRM Notes Keys
Developer website DRM-free Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
GOG.com DRM-free
Humble Store DRM-free Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
Mac App Store Availability Table Icons - Mac App Store.svg OS X only.
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg

Game data[edit]

Configuration file and save game data location[edit]

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/
Disadvantage This game does not support the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud No native support
GameSave Manager Native support

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native support WSGF WS Silver.svg
Multi-monitor No native support False icon.svg
Field of view (FOV) Native support Contains an FOV slider with these presets: 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90
Windowed Native support
Borderless fullscreen windowed No native support
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native support
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native support
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native support
60 FPS Unknown
120+ FPS Unknown

Input settings[edit]

Mouse settings.
Controls settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native support
Mouse acceleration Native support
Mouse input in menus Native support
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native support
Controller support Native support
Full controller support Native support
Controller remapping No native support
Controller Y-axis inversion No native support

Audio settings[edit]

Language settings.
Sound settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support Voice, music, sound effects.
Surround sound No native support
Subtitles Native support
Closed captions No native support
Mute on focus lost Native support


Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native support Native support Native support

VR support[edit]

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

Issues fixed[edit]

Screen off-centre with dual screens[edit]

Fix Unplug or disable the second monitor

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

Crash at start-up[edit]

Fix Disable 'Avast! Antivirus' if you have it[1]

Information 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

Fix Run GoneHome32.exe[1]

Information If you're running 64-bit Windows:
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Run GoneHome32.exe

Crashing after launching through Steam[edit]

Fix 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]

Fix Remove or disable any controllers such as steering wheels or joy sticks[1]

Fix Delete UserBindings.sav and DefaultBindings.sav[1]

  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Delete UserBindings.sav and DefaultBindings.sav.
  3. Reload the game

Fix 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
Information 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