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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bravestk
bravestk Sep 1 2012, 8:57pm says:

nice work matt

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zbzbz
zbzbz Sep 1 2012, 5:33pm says:

Waiting for Beta 9 cant wait to see garage :D

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bravestk
bravestk Sep 1 2012, 10:13pm replied:

u should see the basement

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MattCohen
MattCohen Sep 1 2012, 6:15pm replied:

It's available now :D

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haz3y
haz3y Sep 1 2012, 11:11pm replied:

hey matt when i installede it i double click on it and it says the tool 7.0 or something didnt work and download stops???? i tryed to uninstall and reinstall and it doesnt work still??????

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haz3y
haz3y Sep 1 2012, 7:03pm replied:

if i just bought it like 5 minutes ago (which i did) will the beta 9 be there or what do i have to do to get it

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MattCohen
MattCohen Sep 1 2012, 7:21pm replied:

Beta 9 will be uploaded to Desura by Monday (hopefully tomorrow). I'm currently getting feedback from my Kickstarter/PayPal donators. Once I gather all the feedback and make any quick fixes, I'll upload it to Desura :)

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zbzbz
zbzbz Sep 1 2012, 6:58pm replied:

Is the update on desura because i never got an update message

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zbzbz
zbzbz Sep 1 2012, 7:09pm replied:

I replied to you when you said you die on the fourth day guess i glitched. Lol can you make an never ending mode to expirence hauntings everyday and when you sleepin can you make it where you can switch to different cameras. I also let my dad play and he quit when he turned the light of in the bathroom. lol

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MattCohen
MattCohen Sep 1 2012, 11:49am says:

BETA 9 is currently uploading for Kickstarter/PayPal testers! It will be uploaded to Desura once the Kickstarter/PayPal testers give me some feedback on it!

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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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