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 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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KaiMan32
KaiMan32 May 16 2012, 8:49pm says:

Youtu.be

Some more gameplay footage

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Liln360
Liln360 May 15 2012, 8:35pm says:

I liked it.

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MattCohen
MattCohen May 15 2012, 7:52pm says:

Beta 3 is on its way! Keep your eyes out for a new post about it on this page! Expect BETA 3 VERY soon!

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KaiMan32
KaiMan32 May 15 2012, 4:08pm says:

Here. It's uploaded. Youtube.com

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MattCohen
MattCohen May 15 2012, 5:58pm replied:

Thanks for the video! The sleep system hasn't been implemented yet. I need to fix the controls too! This video has helped me debug a lot of this stuff. Very helpful. Thanks!

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KaiMan32
KaiMan32 May 15 2012, 6:41pm replied:

No problem :)

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KaiMan32
KaiMan32 May 15 2012, 3:04pm says:

I've played it just now, and the bathroom made me quit, because I didn't want to know what was going to happen next, haha. Also, I'm uploading the video of me playing it to YouTube. It'll be done around 41 minutes.

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Downpour
Downpour May 15 2012, 3:03pm says:

Looks nice and creepy :3
Can't wait to try it.

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KaiMan32
KaiMan32 May 13 2012, 11:00am says:

This mod will probably freak me out since I believe in ghosts. :(

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MattCohen
MattCohen May 13 2012, 11:27am replied:

The main menu is a camera view of a kitchen. If you leave it running long enough, ghost stuff happens. Stuff like moving objects, footsteps, noises etc, happen randomly. I recommend going to sleep with it running. If anything will boost your courage, that surely will.

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Highest Rated (8 agree) 10/10

GREAT!

Aug 30 2012, 10:34pm 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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