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 is a fully dynamic haunting-simulator game. Experience the horrors of a haunting that's never the same twice.

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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 127 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 54 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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phobulous
phobulous Sep 20 2012, 8:06pm says:

Hm... so it seems that since I bought the Mac version, I can't download the Windows version. But since I already own the game, Desura won't let me buy a second one. Anything I can do short of creating a second account?

edit: Nevermind, I'm a *******. I ought to try downloading the Desura client....

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phobulous
phobulous Sep 20 2012, 7:51pm says:

Just wanted to report that the game is now running on my 2012 Macbook Pro. There are some rendering issues, but it's playable. I like the new menu and the voice acting. I also lol'd when the loading hint told me to double jump for extra height.

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Connor1998
Connor1998 Sep 20 2012, 3:24pm says:

Hey Matt, ive got problems. When i go into the Google Drive folder you sent me and i try to download 9.2, nothing happens when i click 'download', it doesnt even start loading. I tried uninstalling a bunch of stuff but still no joy. Any advice?

(P.s. If your wondering why i put it here, and not on the forums, its because i have no clue how to create a new thread :( )

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MattCohen
MattCohen Sep 20 2012, 4:04pm replied:

What browser are you using?

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foxfischer123
foxfischer123 Sep 20 2012, 10:47am says:

i need help its saying mcf install error 7.0?

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MattCohen
MattCohen Sep 20 2012, 3:09pm replied:

That's a rare Desura bug not caused by my game, or any other game. I saw on a forum post that a computer restart fixes it. Can you try that?

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foxfischer123
foxfischer123 Sep 21 2012, 6:37pm replied:

i did in 5 times its not working :(

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Velkyn
Velkyn Sep 19 2012, 6:36pm says:

Registered just for this game. Actually had a question about the $9.99 on Desura. Is that for the latest build? And I download at public areas and actually play on my regular PC (currently with no internet) Is that going to work or does the computer need internet to register. (Still have a copy of BioShock2 and a Daggerdale game I have never played for missing that in the requirements, hence that question.)

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MattCohen
MattCohen Sep 19 2012, 6:43pm replied:

Buying it on Desura will get you the latest version, and free updates forever, eventually becoming the full version. As far as internet goes, you'll need internet to download it and update it, but I have no activation, so you can install it on as many computers are you want, as many times as you want, and Desura has an offline mode (on the client's login screen) so you can play without internet :)

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Velkyn
Velkyn Sep 19 2012, 6:47pm replied:

Sorry, new to Desura.. They should Knight you or something. I'm downloading it just to buy this game. Thanks, again.

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Highest Rated (8 agree) 10/10

GREAT!

Aug 30 2012, 10:34pm by Belchior

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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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