Open Sesame!


Author(s) : Perepau Llistosella
Illustrator : David Revoy


Sidi Baba and his friends are in front of the thieves' grotto. One of them approaches the large rock blocking the entrance to the cave and cries: "Open Sesame!!!! ". With a deafening rumble, the huge boulder slides slowly to the side, revealing the entrance to a dark labyrinth. Sidi Baba and his friends decide to head into the maze, dimly lit by the glow of their oil lamps. But what is the right direction to make off with the thieves' fabulous treasure ... Hurry ... Time is running out! For the Leader of the Thieves, who has become aware of the intrusion, has set off in pursuit ...

Aim of the game

For Sidi Baba and his companions, it is to enter a dark and mysterious labyrinth, navigate as best they can to discover the Treasure, share it and then get out of the maze. For the Leader of the Thieves, it is a question of doing everything possible to delay Sidi Baba and his companions so that they forever remain prisoners of the darkness.

Rules of the game

The Leader of the Thieves will be: the timekeeper, he monitors and manipulates the hourglass; the guardian of events: he triggers them when and how he wants; the guardian of the labyrinth: he displays the 3D view to the Adventurers based on their movement choices; the guardian of the unity of the Adventurers: in the case of disagreement among the Adventurers, the Leader of the Thieves organizes a vote.


1 screen so that the Leader of the Thieves can hide the maze, 10 3D views representing what the Adventurers see in the maze, 2 double-sided boards with four different mazes,1 corridor allowing the Adventurers to show the order of the characters in the maze, 1 orientation tile, 6 Adventurers represented by an ID token and a silhouette, 62 Jewels and Genie tokens, 5 Curse tokens, 20 Event tokens, 12 oil lamp tokens lasting 3 minutes each, 1 Leader of the Thieves token, 1 Treasure token, 5 Treasure Chest tokens, 1 red triangle representing the Adventurers and their direction in the labyrinth, a 3 minute timer, 1 bag and 1 die.

Assets of the game

Sidi Baba is a game, a little different, which offers players a unique experience: the game takes place in real time and a group of players, Sidi Baba and his companions, the Adventurers, face a single opponent, the Leader of the Thieves. In addition to the originality and richness in the principle of his game, Sidi Baba immerses you in a fabulous world of beautiful illustrations. You'll really have the impression of being in the heart of this thrilling and magical adventure...