Taiwan night markets are very popular among local population as well as tourists. This game was designed to take advantage of this popularity to use as the overall theme in a fun and informative game card format. The game is easy to carry and easy to play.
“Yes! Ginseng” incorporates various fun and educational aspects into a game for people of various ages.
The enclosed game book provides explanations of each food dish for those wishing to learn more details. Not only foreigners, but local Taiwanese as well, can learn interesting aspects of the their food and culture. Foreigners can learn some Chinese language words which they can immediately use while exploring local night markets.
The design aim of this game is to let locals and foreign visitors as they play to become more familiar with Taiwanese food. Using this game book, they can understand the background regarding preparing these special dishes. Even local Taiwanese people will have a chance to more deeply understand the rich diversity of their food and culture. For foreigners, the enclosed ORDER cards have roman transcriptions (mandarin pinyin or Taiwanese language pinyin for some specific snacks), allowing foreigners to know how to pronounce each dish. So next time they go to a night market they can interact more easily by ordering food directly in Chinese or Taiwanese.