A fully dynamic haunting-simulator. Experience the horrors of a haunting that's never the same twice. SEE THE SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS BEFORE PURCHASING. Test out the beta to make sure the game will work on your computer. Features: Free Content Updates: New scenarios, locations, characters, gameplay mechanics, and more! Sleep System: Switch to static cameras to watch the house as you sleep. Creepy Sound Design: Headphone users rejoice! Controller Support: Xbox 360 controller and Mouse & Keyboard support. Dynamic Hauntings: No haunting is ever the same thanks to the complex action-reaction and randomization system I made. First-Person Camera: Much like Paranormal Activity or Blair Witch Project, the view is that of the camera. Intricate Ghost Story: Uncover the mystery through journal entries. Graphics: Unreal Engine 3 makes Paranormal look amazing, implementing many of the latest graphical advances. Push your computer (and sanity) to the limits!

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Development has been on and off throughout the past few months, but major headway has come through! BETA 1 should be released any minute now! BETA 1 is NOT the complete game, there is still content missing. However, I'm releasing it so I can get some feedback from all of you. Thanks for the support!

Posted by MattCohen on May 11th, 2012

Development has been on and off throughout the past few months, but major headway has come through! BETA 1 should be released any minute now! BETA 1 is NOT the complete game, there is still content missing. However, I'm releasing it so I can get some feedback from all of you. Thanks for the support!
I've been working to add some new features to the game:
Collectibles: In your bedroom, there's a shelf where all the collectibles you find are displayed.
Sleep System: Still in its early stages, but I intend to make sleep an interesting part of the gameplay. 
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. You won't run out of film though, since that's no fun.

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Released Aug 6, 2012
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