Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What is this game about?

   A: Dim-Sum is a push-your-luck strategy games where two players compete over having more dumplings in their pots by the end of the round.

Q: What makes this game unique? 

   A: This is a card game with no luck involved. Players are encouraged not to shuffle their decks but to arrange the cards in the order they wish to draw them! Also, the mechanics are very simple, the game takes no more than 3 minutes to learn and 10-15 minutes per-round.

Q: How do you play? 

   A: Watch the video on our website.

Q: Where can I buy the game? 

   A: The game isn’t for sale yet. We are launching a crowd-funding campaign soon. Join the waiting list by filling the form on our home page!

Q: What is the best strategy for the game?

   A: There is no best strategy. It depends on how your opponent plays their cards. You might want to play it safe and opt to close your pots early, or take more risks and catch your opponent off guard to maximize points. What we can say is that it’s best to have at least 2-3 pots ready early on in the game.

Q: Is this game like Sushi go? 

   A: Sushi is Japanese, Dim-Sum is Chinese and that’s about as similar as these two games are.

Q: Can I play this game with people in China? 

   A: Sure! This game is completely language independent! 
The game is designed to be travel-friendly. You can teach it to anyone, anywhere, take it on your next trip and meet new friends. There is nothing on the cards that requires reading. Just pictures of cute dumplings.

Q: What is your favorite dumpling? 

   A: Red bean buns (Dou Sha Bao – 豆沙包).

Q: Should I buy this game for kids?

   A: That depends. This game requires strategic thinking and planning. It’s best suited for ages 13 and up. That being said, if you have an exceptionally smart 11 year-old, they would enjoy it too!

Q: Can I get a free deck?

   A: We will be handing out a few promotional decks for verified game reviewers, social influencers, bloggers, game stores and tabletop playing communities. Send us an email at and let us know who you are, where you’re from and how you can be reached online.

Q: How many cards are in the deck?

   A: 56 cards, including two spare, blank cards, in case you lose or break one.

Q: Can I play this game online?

   A: Not yet, but we’re working on it!

Q: I want to buy the game in bulk. What should I do?

   A: Email us at:

Q: Can I eat the dumplings on the cards?

   A: No. Also, What?!