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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DarkLordSN
DarkLordSN

I bought the beta, but it tells me that is only playable on mac! D:

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

Did you buy the PC version or the Mac version?

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darthsentinel
darthsentinel

I've bought the game also, and it's only giving me the Mac Release as a download. Might I add that as far as I could tell, it doesn't give you a choice which version you purchase.

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

Did you use the browser version of Desura or the actual application? Sadly, this is something they have control over. I have no control over this, but I'll definitely do my best to get this worked out.

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

I sent both of you keys for the Windows version. Redeem them using the Desura application. I hope that solved the problem!

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

Also, it appears that when you purchase the beta on Desura, it gives you access to both the Mac AND PC versions. Try downloading and installing the game using the Desura application.

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intergang
intergang

Youtube.com I wrote you a whole long list of ideas and features. That video will sum up some of it based on what I was suggesting about shifting rooms and more, but some how it got lost when I edited my post.

I PM'd you hopefully you can hit me back, want to throw some more ideas at you and divulge some stuff I'm working on from one horror fan to another.

features list!!! XD

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intergang
intergang

Can you please add a features list?

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

There is one. Look on the indieDB page :)

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AddableCaleb
AddableCaleb

can you release a free download for mac

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maidenfan730
maidenfan730

Why does it crash during certain events? Like when I reach the basement or on the last night. Events occur then it totally just crashes and tells me there is an error. Total bummer. Is there a way to fix this?

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skaterkr3w
skaterkr3w

Dose it work for mac cause i downloaded it and it didn't work

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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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