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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Progress - 9/8/2013

Progress - 9/8/2013

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Paranormal is now available on Desura!PARANORMAL: THE TOWN announced! We made it on to Steam!

Progress - 4/15/2013

Progress - 4/15/2013

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Paranormal is now available on Desura! Vote for Paranormal on Steam GREENLIGHT! PARANORMAL HAS NOW BEEN RELEASED! Version 1.2.4 is available NOW! PARANORMAL...

Progress - 12/31/2012

Progress - 12/31/2012

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Paranormal is now available on Desura! Vote for Paranormal on Steam GREENLIGHT! PARANORMAL HAS NOW BEEN RELEASED! Version 1.2 is available NOW! PARANORMAL...

Progress - 11/15/2012

Progress - 11/15/2012

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Paranormal is now available on Desura! Vote for Paranormal on Steam GREENLIGHT! PARANORMAL HAS NOW BEEN RELEASED! Version 1.2 is available NOW!

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Paranormal - BETA 7 (Mac)

Paranormal - BETA 7 (Mac)

Full Version 61 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

Full Version 138 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

Full Version 55 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

Full Version 246 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

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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Belchior
Belchior

Can't wait till the full game releases, this game is scary as **** ... it would be jokes if you made something crawl out of the TV ...But Great Job!

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Kon_yo-yo
Kon_yo-yo

You should make when you go into the basement and see the girl crying and you approach her she should run at you quickly, that would be sure to get a couple jump scares hahaha

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Kon_yo-yo
Kon_yo-yo

How do you get into the Basement??

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bmandagamer
bmandagamer

Is this the latest version? If not how do I get the latest one? Trying to do a LP of it!

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

The Desura version is the latest version :)

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xSs_I_NeRD_RaGe
xSs_I_NeRD_RaGe

Is there a free test version of this anywhere? I'd love to give it a go but I wanna know that it'll run before I start throwing money around :P

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

You can download BETA 4 from indieDB (though make sure that your computer meets the game's minimum requirements before buying anyway)

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knight_chrome
knight_chrome

That would be cool if you could catch glimpses of those mannequin things running behind things (pillars, statues, other rooms) but only to see them in their normal poses when you go to look at them

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

Great idea :D

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PsyCotiCtron
PsyCotiCtron

Read a comment, that would be a great piece to the game! maybe add little items or significant symbols that would relate to like the best horror games out there, rather its a big game, or indie game, or small mini one, that would be cool. Seeing a Slenderman page somewhere in the basement or in the house would be very freaky and awesome at same time.. or same camera as Paranormal Activity used/picture.. i mean tons of items could be thought of.

Either way, great game, good job Matt, and keep you the great work.

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

Thank you so much! Great ideas!

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Highest Rated (8 agree) 10/10

GREAT!

Aug 30 2012 by Belchior

Lowest Rated (10 agree) 5/10

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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 by saddoking

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