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Posted: 7 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: Ellen Robertson, @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Unpacking is a mediative puzzle game where you unpack your belongings into a series of either spaces, each representing a stage in life.

With no timers or scores, you get to know about each character through their possessions at your own pace. You'll learn their likes and dislikes and watch how they change throughout their life. Although this sounds easy, there is a slight challenge as some items have a designated spot you need to find to complete the level.

With the lack of dialogue and narrative prompts, Unpacking is a great for children and families. It's fun to use your imagination to construct the lives of the people you help unpack, filling in the gaps the game leaves. Following an anonymous character through their life and seeing them at their most transitory stages (i.e. moving to a new home) allows children to come to terms with growing up and adulthood.

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Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 02/11/2021

Platforms: Mac and PC

Genres: Narrative and Puzzle

Developer: @WitchBeamGames


Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and 10 minutes to play a round of this game. The length of each round is dictated by how long you spend unpacking and arranging objects in each room.
Players: This is a single player game.


Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

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This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 3.


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Unpacking Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@WitchBeamGames) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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