“Round the clock” darts game

Number of players
1-8
Recommended age
12+
Competition type
all vs. all
Playing time
15
-35 min
Difficulty
Normal
Cost or investment

Brief description of the game

Round the clock is a darts game with no scores, only goals. Players must stick a dart in each of the dartboard’s sectors. In order, from 1 to 20.
Round the clock dart game
Table of contents
Juego de dardos Round the clock

How to play "Round the clock"

Set up before start playing

icono jugadores

PLAYERS

Round the clock is a darts game for 2 to 8 players. They play all against each other.

icono objetos

REQUIRED OBJECTS

A standard dartboard -with sectors and rings- and three darts are required.

Three darts icon
dartboard

On this page we focus on “Round the clock” darts game rules. For general information about dartboards -sector meanings, doubles and triples rings, scoring system, hanging height, throwing distance…- visit the 301 dart game.

icono orden

IN WHAT ORDER DO THEY PLAY?

Each player makes a throw at the dartboard. The player with the highest number of points plays first, the player with the second highest score plays second, and so on. Doubles and triples count.

Goal of the game

icono objetivo

HOW TO WIN ROUND THE CLOCK?

The goal is to hit a dart in each sector of the dartboard in a certain order.

"Round the clock" rules: playing a game

Three darts icon

ONE TURN = THREE DARTS

Each player throws three darts in turn. After three throws, you must pass the turn to the next player.

Turn after turn, each player must complete the objectives explained below.

Throwing dart icon

FIRST DO A DOUBLE

The first objective for each player is to achieve a double, that is, to stick a dart in the outer ring colored green and red. It doesn’t matter in which sector it is achieved.

Doble scoring in 301 dart game
Throwing dart icon

AND THEN FROM 1 TO 20

Once the double has been achieved, the next objective is to stick a dart in the sector 1. When it is achieved, the next goal will be the sector 2. Then the sector 3. And so on.

Dartboard sector

What are dartboard sectors? In this picture we have shaded sector 4.

icono reglas del juego

RINGS

Rings are valid. If the goal is, for example, sector 12, and the dart lands on the piece of the crown of doubles or triples in sector 12, the goal is considered to be achieved.

Three darts icon

DARTS OUT

If a dart goes out and is not stuck in the target, the throw is not repeated. This dart is not counted.

Three darts icon

REBOUNDING DARTS

If a dart rebounds after hitting the dartboard and falls to the ground, the throw is not repeated. This dart is not counted.

Game over. Who wins?

icono ganador

AND THE WINNER IS...

The game ends when a player successfully hits a dart in sector 20, becoming the winner. Congratulations!

Other darts games

You absolutely have to try also the 301 darts game and its variants 501,701…. These are not only the most popular darts games but also the games played in official championships.

logo loodens

LOODENS rating

 
Those who invest in a dartboard have many games to play. Not everything ends at 301! “Round de clock” is a simple and fun game, with an original mechanic that encourages competitiveness. Try it!

Recommended games

Just One set
JUST ONE is a fun word association game. It was awarded the Best Game of the Year in 2019 at the prestigious Spiel des Jahres awards. It’s highly original and enjoyable, guaranteeing lots of laughter.
Beach games for adults
The first time you see this game, you’ll look foolish. What’s that round net doing on the ground? How the heck do you play that? And when you discover it, you go from perplexity to… I want to try it!
Secet Hitler game
Secret Hitler is a great game of deduction and hidden roles. Perfect for medium-sized groups looking for a medium-length game in which all players will feel 100% involved. Printable version available!

You may also like

Follow us!

We post updates and fun stuff on

Share

if you share this page only good things can happen

wink
Scroll to Top