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


  • 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 56 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 126 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 53 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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intergang Aug 22 2012, 2:15am says:

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 Aug 22 2012, 2:03am says:

Can you please add a features list?

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MattCohen Aug 22 2012, 8:36am replied:

There is one. Look on the indieDB page :)

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AddableCaleb Aug 21 2012, 8:10pm says:

can you release a free download for mac

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maidenfan730 Aug 21 2012, 8:02pm says:

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 Aug 21 2012, 7:37pm says:

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

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MattCohen Aug 21 2012, 3:17pm replied:

It doesn't currently include a Steam version, but I may be able to find a way to provide Steam versions to donators (I will if they allow me!). To access the betas, check your email address for an invitation. If your main email is different than your PayPal email, message it to me and I'll add it too!

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vahak11 Aug 22 2012, 10:20am replied:

Dammnit dont you know pewdiepie is giving it to like a million of his followers paranormal for free? i have it right here and i feel so evil because i didnt pay for the game but i will donate... soon

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Mugen9892 Aug 21 2012, 3:20pm replied:

Alright cool,i got the emails.Thanks for the fast replies.

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Mugen9892 Aug 21 2012, 2:59pm replied:

Donated btw.How do i get access to the betas?

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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

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