How to fix the Know By Heart yellow screen issue on PC

Ali Hashmi
Ali Hashmi
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Know By Heart

Know By Heart is an adventure game from Ice-Pick Lodge, the creators of the Pathologic series. This new title feels pretty different from their previous titles, but it’s clear that the developers have managed to tell an excellent story yet again. Know By Heart is out now on PC and various consoles. While the PC version isn’t very demanding, there are some technical issues that you can run into. If you are facing Know By Heart yellow screen issue, here is how you can fix that.

Since launch, players have praised the story, and characters. Some have pointed out issues, and some lack of polish, but overall, the reception has been decent. It currently has a “Very Positive” rating on Steam, and there is still a launch discount you can avail till 17th February 2022.

Fixing the Know By Heart yellow screen issue

A few users on Steam forums have reported that they are running into a Yellow Screen while trying to play the game. Only people playing the game on Integrated GPUs seem to be running into this problem.

This is highly unusual, and something we haven’t read about before in a game, but thankfully, the developers have provided a workaround. This is a known issue and can be easily solved by following the steps below.

  • Launch the game
  • In the Main Menu, click on Options
  • Now, select Graphics
  • Here, you want to disable the Ambient occlusion setting
  • Now, start a New Game
Following the developer's instructions can fix the Know By Heart yellow screen issue on PC
Know By Heart Developer Response

That is all you need to do, and the next time you start playing, the issue will not be present. The developers are already working to address this problem, and hopefully, you will be able to turn the setting on again soon. In the meanwhile, if you can play without ambient occlusion, this is the way to go.

This title might be a bit underlooked when it comes to reviews, but we highly recommend checking it out if you’re looking for that signature Ice-Pick Lodge storytelling.

We hope this guide was helpful, and you were able to fix the Know By Heart yellow screen issue on PC. If you have any questions, feel free to ask them in the comments below.

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Gaming enthusiast, massive Soulsborne fan with hundreds of hours spread across different Soulslike titles, and a passionate writer. Always on the lookout for interesting games with unique mechanics and design especially in the indie space. He loves to write informative guides for newer and ongoing releases.
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