A fully dynamic haunting-experience. Experience the horrors of a haunting that's never the same twice.


Features:

  • Free Content Updates FOREVER: Paranormal will receive free content updates that add new locations, stories, scenarios, scares, gameplay mechanics, and more! You will NEVER have to pay for DLC in Paranormal. The game's content is planned to double or even triple with each major content update.
  • Collectibles: In your bedroom, there's a shelf where all the collectibles you find are displayed.
  • Sleep System: Sleeping in your bed recharges your camera's batteries and also has a chance of triggering other events.
  • Flashlight (camera light): Creates a bright, short ranged light that casts dynamic shadows.
  • Newer sound effects: I've totally redone the sound in the game, optimizing it for surround sound or headphones.
  • Controller support: The game will launch with full XBOX 360 Controller support, as well as native Mouse + Keyboard.
  • Dynamic Haunting: I've revamped the dynamic haunting features from the tech demo I released, adding multiple outcomes, dynamic triggers, countless variables, and an action-reaction system. This will make your experience with the game much more unique and memorable, without missing out on anything important.
  • First-Person Camera: Much like in the movies 'Paranormal Activity' or 'The Blair Witch Project', the viewpoint will be that of a camera being held by a person (the player). Effects like camera shake, pixelation, video distortion, audio distortion, and motion blur will all be present thanks to the camera screen-space shader I built for everything.


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Paranormal - BETA 7 (Mac)

Paranormal - BETA 7 (Mac)

Oct 22, 2012 Full Version 57 comments

This is an old version of Paranormal. I'm releasing it for free because it contains newer code that can better be used to test if the full game will work...

Paranormal - BETA 7

Paranormal - BETA 7

Oct 16, 2012 Full Version 131 comments

This is an old version of Paranormal. I'm releasing it for free because it contains newer code that can better be used to test if the full game will work...

Paranormal - BETA 5

Paranormal - BETA 5

Sep 12, 2012 Full Version 54 comments

This is an old version of Paranormal. I'm releasing it for free because it contains newer code that can better be used to test if the full game will work...

Paranormal - BETA 4.0

Paranormal - BETA 4.0

May 18, 2012 Full Version 243 comments

NOTE: BETA 5 for the PC is now free to EVERYONE! These betas are more like demos of the full game (which is available on Desura). Enjoy! --- This is the...

Paranormal - BETA 3.0

Paranormal - BETA 3.0

May 15, 2012 Full Version 25 comments

This is the third beta release for Paranormal. Paranormal is a game where you play the role of a person with a camera inside a haunted house. As you play...

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DucksEpicIndie Dec 12 2014, 11:17am says:

aRE DERE any jumpscares i cant do jumpscares

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Scareview Aug 14 2014, 8:18am says:

Your game has been scareviewED !!!
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knm128 Aug 3 2014, 5:33pm says:

Iv'e seen that camera effect somewhere before...

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cds1234572 Apr 28 2014, 10:23pm says:

copy of slender woods but the wheelchair

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NianTrainer Apr 16 2014, 4:20am says:

Hey hey hey.. Watch a video of playing the game here: Youtube.com

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TheUnbeholden Apr 1 2014, 2:04pm says:

Whats going on with this game, it still feels incomplete, and it hasn't been updated since December 3rd.

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eiram1997
eiram1997 Jun 3 2014, 1:34am replied:

I think Matt "The Creator" does not have a time to complete this game. Maybe he is "busy" ? But how about to all the kickbackers that gave some bucks to this game ? Is he going to abandon this ? :(

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Paranormal
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Highest Rated (8 agree) 10/10

GREAT!

Aug 30 2012, 10:34pm by Belchior

Lowest Rated (10 agree) 5/10

reasons being:
You have some really good jump scares but the littles ones after that dont make much of an impact to scare me. im not feeling overwelmned.
i hope that you work more around these issues as you will be looking at a winner mate. keep up the good work. im looking forward to more updates

Sep 3 2012, 6:06pm by saddoking

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Dec 22 2014, 12:02am

This is me endorsing me. T.co

Dec 21 2014, 10:29pm

@SilversTweet I have family coming in tomorrow. Perhaps during the week? :3

Dec 20 2014, 10:35pm

@kelseyr713 Haven't met him yet.Perhaps I haven't explored enough. Where is he found? I love that Aerie would argue with Jaheira. So cute C:

Dec 19 2014, 10:04pm

@kelseyr713 Awesome! I went with Aerie, though I definitely plan on doing multiple playthroughs. First one was a male, next will be female

Dec 19 2014, 10:00pm

@kelseyr713 I'll play it after I beat the main game then! Do decisions carry over? (Who lives, who dies, romance, etc.)

Dec 19 2014, 9:56pm

@kelseyr713 EE has a third expansion, though I don't know if the whole gang is in it, or if it's just a short off-story.

Dec 19 2014, 9:54pm

@kelseyr713 Just realized your Steam pic is Imoen. Also, BG2's expansions: are they also worth playing after I beat the main campaign?

Dec 19 2014, 9:52pm

@SprinklesnBooze @kelseyr713 I find that style of horror movie to be the scariest kind though!

Dec 17 2014, 9:42pm

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