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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Screenshots

Apple II version

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Apple II Title Screen

Title Screen

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Apple II Start

Start

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Apple II Runes pop up full screen text throughout the game

Runes pop up full screen text throughout the game

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Apple II Fearsome tiger thingy chases you...

Fearsome tiger thingy chases you...

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Apple II Thieve's cave... ooohh... scary.

Thieve's cave... ooohh... scary.


Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Screenshots

Atari 8-bit version

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Atari 8-bit Title Screen

Title Screen

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Atari 8-bit Street in front of Ali Baba's house

Street in front of Ali Baba's house

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Atari 8-bit Ancient manuscript

Ancient manuscript


Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Screenshots

PC-88 version

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 Title screen

Title screen

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 Starting location

Starting location

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 Getting to know your new friends

Getting to know your new friends

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 This library only has books written in katakana! That's terrible

This library only has books written in katakana! That's terrible

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 This room would be cozy if it weren't for that tiger over there

This room would be cozy if it weren't for that tiger over there

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 Catholicism is the way

Catholicism is the way

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 Chased by a scorpion

Chased by a scorpion

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 Narrow corridor

Narrow corridor

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 This place is nice. It's very... blue

This place is nice. It's very... blue

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 One of the characters ventures into a room with treasure in the far corner. Will this guy behind the walls be quick enough to stop me?..

One of the characters ventures into a room with treasure in the far corner. Will this guy behind the walls be quick enough to stop me?..

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 The two of us found money in an absolutely empty room. What are we going to do now, split it?..

The two of us found money in an absolutely empty room. What are we going to do now, split it?..

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 Wow, this is a busy room. Carefully manoeuvre the protagonist to avoid those bandits

Wow, this is a busy room. Carefully manoeuvre the protagonist to avoid those bandits

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 Here you can see simultaneously what happens in two rooms!

Here you can see simultaneously what happens in two rooms!

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves PC-88 A red room with an angry-looking blue dude

A red room with an angry-looking blue dude