Patrick's Parabox is a mind-bending puzzle game that explores a unique recursive system of boxes within boxes within boxes within boxes. Learn to manipulate the world's structure by pushing boxes into and out of each other. Wrap your head around what happens when a box contains itself, and learn to use infinity to your advantage. Explore more mechanics and recursive twists as you delve deeper and deeper into the system. It's boxes all the way down.


  • A deep, compelling puzzle system to explore, with unique recursive mechanics
  • Over 350 hand-crafted puzzles, which are designed to make you think, but also to guide you and showcase the beauty of the system. Each puzzle contains a new idea; there is no filler
  • Optional challenge puzzles along the way
  • A soothing, inquisitive soundtrack


  • Winner - Excellence in Design - Independent Games Festival 2020
  • Winner - Developers Choice - IndieCade 2019


Release Date TrailerYouTube (the release date was announced on March 2, 2022)


Road to the IGF interview with Gamasutra
Developer Spotlight with IGDA San Diego