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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96zero
96zero

do u think this will ever be an indie game for consoles?

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

I don't intend to release this onto consoles, but if it is successful enough, I may. Again, I don't see it happening.

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dillonjfreer
dillonjfreer

It would be a good plan to think about matt.
Just saying because consol gamers are more popular than PC gamers although PC is much better.
Great Game BTW :3

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Liln360
Liln360

Nope PC FTW

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Broetchaen
Broetchaen

do you need help? i'm a 3d modeler, i really love your game and want to help you :)

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

Can you send me some examples of your work please?

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UnseenLegend
UnseenLegend

$30 ?
I expect a BIG development.

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

The $30 is for the Kickstarter to fund the game. The final game won't cost as much, don't worry.

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Rossroxx
Rossroxx

Just a suggestion, any donations that don't reach the redeeming value of a copy of the game ($30) can count towards it, so if a user can show that he already donated $20, he only has to pay $10 at a later date.

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

$20 is already enough to get a free copy of the game :)

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Pewdie(Pie)
Pewdie(Pie)

Isn't $30 a little much? I mean I'll gladly pay, but it seems a bit costly for a 20 or so minute experience.

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MattCohen Creator
MattCohen

As the beta grows, so does the cost of development. That said, $30 is certainly not indicative of the final product's pricing. When the game is released, I intend to sell it for the same price, if not much less, than Amnesia's. The release price will be fair. The $30 is to help fund development, of course. Thanks for the comment, Pewdie! :D

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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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