Unpacking Review, Gameplay, Features, & More:

Enjoy a unique game ‘Unpacking’, which is based on arranging household items after taking them out of the box. Unpacking review is not based on the final product & we will expand it when more information is available.

Unpacking Review

Unpacking Review:

‘Unpacking’ is developed by ‘Tim Dawson’ and ‘Wren Brier’, both partners in life.

‘Dawson’ used to work in the Australian game development industry in 2004 on console games. He started developing games independently in 2013. Brier is, however, expert in mobile ‘free-to-play’ games. Their combined talent contributed to the development of ‘Unpacking’.

According to Brier, the idea of ‘Unpacking’ is the result of their combined practice, adding that when ‘Tim’ shifted with her, and both were unpacking Tim’s items, they felt that it was essentially kind of gamey.

Experience unpacking cartons full of possessions and organizing them in several domestic settings.

Unpack the whole kitchen items and get to arrange items one by one to organize the kitchen, in the process you decide where to put what, which is refreshing experience.

Life has so much stress and strain which necessitates playing relaxing games as a counter to relieve stress in daily life.

Unpacking Review
Unpacking Review
(Image Credit: Witch Beam)

Unpacking is apparently a straightforward game — a familiar experience when you shift to new accommodation. What to do when your room is empty while your boxes are full of household stuff. Take item out of the carton and put it at the right place where it deserves to remain. When one carton is empty, then take another. Continue unless all the boxes are empty. It is essentially organizing items in accordance with your room’s environment.

It is a puzzle solving game about the routine practice of taking goods out of cartons and fitting in new room.

Packing and unpacking is a lifelong experience. You move from one house to another, pack your stuff, arrive at another house, start unpacking and the process continue.

There are critics also who think that ‘Unpacking’ lacks many conventional gameplay elements: you don’t get scores, no time limit, and no dialogue. Deprived of all these essential components, what is left to be called a game and why create such games? However, we think that if Unpacking adds score, time limit, then it would be a stressful game. The developers have made sure that the game gives relief. Silently doing chores is not a bad idea. Above all, the graphics of the game gives a refreshing experience. I think Unpacking wants to achieve something different.

Unpacking Gameplay:

Every move or change of house leads to the practice of packing and unpacking.  While entering a new house, you find bricks, woods and marble. You cannot feel comfortable unless you open the box and start arranging your stuff.

Unpacking Gameplay
Unpacking Gameplay
(Image Credit: Witch Beam)

Apparently a straightforward game — used to experience when you shift to new house. What to do when your room is empty while your boxes full of household stuff. Take items out of the carton and put it at the right place where it deserves. One carton is empty, open another. Continue unless all the boxes are empty and the stuffs are conveniently arranged.

Unpacking is a puzzle game about the routine practice of taking goods out of containers and fitting in new room.

Unpacking Features:

  • Unpack household items – starting from a single bedroom to a whole house.
  • Contemplative gameplay with no timing limits, no meters or score to hit.
  • Examine the household environments while putting plates, hanging towels and arranging bookshelves.
  • Experience unpacking cartons full of possessions and organizing them in various domestic settings.

Unpacking Key Features:

  • Genre: Casual, Indie
  • Developer: Witch Beam
  • Publisher: Witch Beam
  • Release Date: 2021
  • Platforms: PC Windows, Linux & Mac

Unpacking Gameplay Trailer:

Watch Unpacking gameplay trailer.

2 Comments

  1. no missions but a calm experience

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