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Point Salad

Family 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.

Curriculum For This Game
  • Competition Competition
  • Risk Management Risk Management
  • Strategic Thinking Strategic Thinking
  • Tactical Thinking Tactical Thinking
  • Resilience Resilience
  • Arithmetic Arithmetic
  • Botany Botany
Game Details
  • Type:Card Game
  • Category:Family 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