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 59 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 136 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 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

May 18, 2012 Full Version 245 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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Wolfox88
Wolfox88 Aug 25 2012 says:

hello there! i tryed the game and will probably donate to get the beta 5 and more. here a link of me playing for the first time XD

Youtube.com

also i would like to know how i will get the download and the copy once released?

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen Aug 25 2012 replied:

If you buy it on Desura, the beta will become the full game when it's released :)

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Wolfox88
Wolfox88 Aug 25 2012 replied:

it say if i buy it on desura, i will have the beta 5 and more as well..

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen Aug 25 2012 replied:

Yep!

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Wolfox88
Wolfox88 Aug 25 2012 replied:

oh ok, you got a buyer then ^^

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Butterblade
Butterblade Aug 25 2012 says:

Hey Matt,did you see that Cry on youtube totally hated on this? :/ I think it's really good, I always wanted a game like this.

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen Aug 25 2012 replied:

He's entitled to his opinion, no harsh feelings there. I'm glad you like the game though :D

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MisterDaniel
MisterDaniel Aug 24 2012 says:

MattCohen Hello!
I'm super fan of Paranormal and I'm sure that will be the game of the year!
but I'm really into buying it by buying Desura'll all updates in the future? and when you leave ALPHAFUNDING'll still have updates? sorry for the mistakes of English I am Brazilian, I'm using google translator!
Hugs!

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen Aug 24 2012 replied:

Buying it on Desura will get you all the updates and eventually the full game when it's ready. You will NOT have to purchase the game again, the Alphafunding will become the full game :)

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MisterDaniel
MisterDaniel Aug 24 2012 replied:

Incredible! I'll buy mine!
responded very fast!
Thanks Matt!
a good job in the future!

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kexet
kexet Aug 24 2012 says:

If I donate 30box how do i then get everything new when it's released?

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen Aug 24 2012 replied:

I add you to a Google Drive folder that contains all the beta files. New beta files are added to the online folder.

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kexet
kexet Aug 24 2012 replied:

So basically it's a site where u will download it from or what do u mean? I'm gonna buy it just gotta get some money into my paypal :)

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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

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