Point Salad

Point Salad

Card Game
2-6 Players
About 30 Minutes
Grade 3 and Up
Game Schooler Recommendation

Point Salad is a straightforward and compact drafting game. Each turn, players choose vegetable cards or scoring cards. That’s it! Please don’t underestimate the enjoyability of Point Salad based on its simple ruleset. This game is fun! The brightly colored cards and scoring variabilities make Point Salad a pleasure to play every time. Your kids will learn about managing resources, building sets, and solving arithmetic to score points without realizing it. Throw in the speedy playtime, and you’ve got yourself a Game Schooler Recommended Game.

Game Overview

Point Salad is a fast and fun card drafting game for the whole family. There are over 100 ways to score points. Players may use a variety of strategies and every game of Point Salad is unique! Cards come in six different types of veggies, and the back of each card has a different scoring method. So for instance, one scoring method may award 2 points for every carrot you have, but deduct a point for every onion. By drafting combinations of veggies and point cards that work for your strategy, you can amass the most points and win.

  • Competition Competition
    Develops healthy competitive habits as two or more parties compete for a goal that cannot be shared.
  • Risk Management Risk Management
    Players must identify, evaluate, and prioritize options to reduce the impact of unfortunate events or risks.
  • Strategic Thinking Strategic Thinking
    Encourages players to develop a process or long-term strategy for accomplishing a goal.
  • Tactical Thinking Tactical Thinking
    Challenges players to make decisions based on currently available information.
  • Resilience Resilience
    Teaches players how to quickly recover from and cope with difficulties.
Game Details
  • Type: Family Game
  • Category: Card Game
  • Designer(s): Molly Johnson, Robert Melvin, Shawn Stankewich
  • Published: 2019
  • Game Length: About 30 Minutes
  • Players: 2-6 Players
  • 2020 - Origins Awards Best Card Game Winner
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