Questions tagged [heat-signature]

Heat Signature is a roguelike game where you break into spaceships.

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When should I use glitch traps?

In what scenarios should I be using glitch traps? I know I can use them to teleport enemies outside of their ship, but what other uses are there?
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How can I find self-charging gear?

The only way I've seen to find self-charging gear in Heat Signature is to hope that a "liberator" character eventually shows up with something. Is there a way normal characters can find self-charging ...
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When should I use a swapper?

I've been playing Heat Signature for a few hours now, and I have yet to find a good use for the swapper items in the game. Under what scenarios are swappers useful? They seem like a neat idea, but ...
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How does retirement work?

In Heat Signature, you can retire your character after a time. When you do so, you're given the opportunity to select an item to "pass on" to future characters. However, I have yet to see any of these ...
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How do I knock out an armoured target?

For a personal mission, I have to capture an armoured enemy. I know how to knock enemies out and I have a few armour-piercing weapons, but nothing that is both armour piercing and non-lethal. Is ...
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Is there a reliable way of getting Armour piercing weapons?

I have a character who I feel is ready to tackle the personal story mission, but whenever I go to complete it, there are armoured units. I have a good arsenal of weapons, but nothing that lets me ...
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Can I loot a character I played with and died?

So, I was playing and died (damn you maneuverability), and as far as I know, my character is now dead forever. I thought the stash was shared, but it seems it is per character. Is there any way to ...
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What are the bonus for each defector mission?

I played a heat signature a bit and liberated and completed the defector missions of 2 stations. Defector #001 and #002. The first one allowed me to buy sidewinders, and the #002 said something about ...
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Trigger alarm if pilot is already killed/unconscious

Can the guards of the enemy spaceship still trigger the alarm if the pilot is already dead or unconscious? This matters especially for the "Silence Clause" missions, after those missions you get a ...