Heat Signature (Steam version)

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We've uploaded a new patch, here's what's changed:


Fix a rare crash when arriving at stations.


Fixed crash after switching galaxies.

Fixed player or guards passing through walls when moving at high speed.

Changed how we set fullscreen mode on startup. This should fix some problems with the game showing a white screen on startup.

Pod trails easier to see when zoomed out.

Application Details:

Version: 2017.09.29.2
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.17-staging

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Test Results

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The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

Starting the game

All gameplay

What does not

Some strangeness resizing the window in i3, in windowed mode


Requires patching the executable with a Large Memory Address Aware patch, such as this one from NTCore.

Requires putting CreateTexturesOnDemand=1 in Options.ini, found in Application Data/Heat_Signature. 

What was not tested


Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Information on workaround found on Reddit here

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Sep 30 20172.17-stagingYes Yes YesGoldAdam Dodman 

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