Though the game of darts can be played in many different ways, the circular game board is always a necessary component of play. It is a game which is played. Scoring. A player scores points by throwing the darts at the board. The rules of darts are very simple and have basically been discussed in previous sections. Basic Rules: In a game of the object is for one player or a team to be the first to reach zero from starting total of In simple terms, after three darts are.