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 125 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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smooogie
smooogie Sep 8 2012, 11:30am says:

Wow, man!
Very interesting game, I'll buy it!

+3 votes     reply to comment
MattCohen
MattCohen Sep 8 2012, 12:08pm replied:

Thank you so much!

+2 votes     reply to comment
malevolus
malevolus Sep 10 2012, 8:26am replied:

How can I download the beta 9?

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malevolus
malevolus Sep 10 2012, 8:56am replied:

It's a must to pay for playing the beta 9? I read that all the updates are free "Free Content Updates FOREVER"

+1 vote     reply to comment
Anderwin
Anderwin Sep 10 2012, 11:31am replied:

Have you bought the game? IF so the beta 9.0 are in the same place you did get download the others beta.

+2 votes     reply to comment
LG.fr
LG.fr Sep 10 2012, 1:37pm replied:

Maybe within Desura soft, but for the stand alone version, there is only the Mac build for 9.1. No Win build anymore since yesterday.

+2 votes     reply to comment
MattCohen
MattCohen Sep 10 2012, 4:47pm replied:

The standalone version for Windows was put up without my authorization, so it was taken down. If there are previous owners of it that do not have access to the game, please contact me and I'll get your situation fixed immediately. Since the Desura client doesn't support Macs yet, Mac users have to get their updates from the same place they downloaded the game (it won't charge you for updates).

+2 votes     reply to comment
BrandonZ201
BrandonZ201 Sep 8 2012, 9:31am says:

Nice game! - Tracking

+3 votes     reply to comment
MattCohen
MattCohen Sep 8 2012, 10:13am replied:

Thanks!

+2 votes     reply to comment
MattCohen
MattCohen Sep 7 2012, 7:36pm replied:

Thank you so much! I appreciate it greatly :)

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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

Sep 3 2012, 6:06pm by saddoking

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