IDW Games has announced the official release dates for two of their upcoming games.
Open Sesame, a press your luck/memorization card game about the tale of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves, is expected to hit shelves on June 30th. Players take turns playing Ali Baba (attempting to steal as much treasure from the cave as possible without getting caught) or one of the thieves guarding the cave (attempting to catch Ali Baba in the act by reciting exactly what he is trying to steal). Designed by Antoine Bauza, the creator of such popular games as 7 Wonders, Takenoko, Tokaido and Hanabi, Open Sesame plays 3-5 players in about 20 minutes.
You can find more information at Boardgamegeek here.
Pirates of the 7 Seas will be in stores July 31st. In this game, designed by the team behind the innovative hit game Mysterium, players will brave all manner of perils in their quest to become the richest Pirate on the high seas. Pirates of the 7 Seas plays 2-4 players in about 45 minutes to an hour.
Check out this game at Boardgamegeek here.