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 135 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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EncoreRaw
EncoreRaw Jun 29 2012 says:

Add a longer battery life because all the face cam videos i watched they kind of die fast so no time to scare if yo have to run to the bed to charge it and the night cam we should move it so we can see the surroundings and see what is going on around the character.

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iceman220
iceman220 Jun 28 2012 says:

Looks sweet, cant wait to try the final product

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen Jun 28 2012 replied:

Thank you very much!

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TheRealRiggz
TheRealRiggz Jun 27 2012 says:

Crashes every time right after the control menu at the start.

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen Jun 25 2012 says:

Hey everyone! I'm in need of a female voice actress for Paranormal. If you are a female and are interested in trying out to voice act in the game, please send me a message!

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VigoVonHomburg
VigoVonHomburg Jun 27 2012 replied:

Not a female, but if you ever need more male voice work, let me know, I am happy to help.

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen Jun 24 2012 says:

I started work on the basement area of the house! It will be in BETA 7!

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TheUnbeholden
TheUnbeholden Jun 24 2012 says:

I haven't been this creeped out since playing The Suffering/Fatal Frame all those years ago.... nice.
Wait a sec... I have to get my underwear from the wash.

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apt2b
apt2b Jun 24 2012 says:

The game is very lefty-unfriendly. As a lefty gamer, here are my problems.

Left and right arrow keys do not strafe like A and D do.
Right shift does not sprint.
Enter should also perform the same function as E.
I would be nice if I could just rebind the keys myself, but in the meantime I think the above changes would satisfy your left handed customers.

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen Jun 24 2012 replied:

The thought hadn't even crossed my mind. I'll immediately add support for left handed people. I apologize!

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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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