Patrick's Parabox

Patrick Traynor

Patrick's Parabox is a puzzle game about playing with recursion and infinities by pushing boxes into and out of each other. Each box contains its own 2-dimensional space that other boxes can enter and exit, creating ever deeper layers of boxes-within-boxes. This unique system gives rise to mind-bending puzzles which require a whole new way of thinking.

As the game progresses, the player slowly realizes the full depth of the system. In situations where a box contains itself, you can use infinite recursion to your advantage to accomplish many intricate feats. There is an explosion of elegant consequences as new layers are exposed to the player.

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