Origins, Game Rules, and More


You’ve probably heard of the domino game – or maybe it’s pupai, created by Zhou Mi. Whatever the case, there’s a lot to know about this classic board game. In this article, we’ll go over its Origins, Game rules, and more. And, of course, we’ll take a look at Zhou Mi’s pupai. There are also plenty of tips to help you master the game!

Thierry Denoual’s domino game

Thierry Denoual’s domino is a novelty variation of the traditional game, featuring pictures instead of numbers and symbols. It is published by Blue Orange Games and can be played anywhere. The game is played in rounds, where each player draws a stock, and then plays any domino on the board. The first person to reach 120 points is declared the winner. Players may play as many rounds as they want.

Zhou Mi’s pupai

In this well-documented book on the history of Chinese art collecting, Zhou Mi’s pupai are defined as “dominoes that fall in a row.” This title is a clever ironic play on the work of Su Shi. Zhou Mi’s pupai were first recorded in 1287, when a reliable printed edition appeared. However, the vicissitudes of transmission have made it difficult to reconstruct Zhou Mi’s original work. In this book, Weitz discusses the history of Chinese art collecting during the late thirteenth century.


The game of domino has a long history and is thought to have originated in the early eighteenth century in France. It may have been brought to Britain by French prisoners of war, and it later spread throughout the rest of Europe and Latin America. Before it reached the Western world, the game of domino was played by Inuits, who played with bone pieces instead of decks of cards. In fact, the Inuits are said to have copied the game from the European version.

Game rules

The game rules for domino are very simple: if two matching ends of the same tile match, they can be joined. They can also be joined crosswise. Doubles and singles may only be joined if they are the same number. If one player is able to join two consecutive pairs, they are known as “stitched up” players. In this way, the game is similar to chess, but easier to play.


The word “domino” is derived from a Venetian Carnival costume. The game’s popularity was spread throughout China by imperial decree. While the original game originated in China, variations include the Mexican Train, Fives and Threes, and Domino Whist. There are also some games involving polyomino. In this article, we’ll discuss the history of the game and the most popular varieties.