It's not just a box
In The Room, you'll need to study the object from all sides to figure out the next step in solving the puzzle.
One of many keys
As you progress, you'll find books and other objects that hold another object you can use. Figuring out how to use it is part of the fun.
As you slowly unravel the mystery, you'll come across strange steampunk-style gadgets you'll need to activate through trial and error.
The game gives some clues
Touching some objects in the game will reveal clues that will click into place in your mind only when you find something else that might work with the object.
Unravel the mystery
Throughout the game, you'll find pages from a diary that slowly reveal the mysterious story.