The Field Manual: How to Play Darts & Look Like You Know What You’re Doing Andrew Snavely Andrew is the founder and editor of Primer. He's a graduate of American University and currently lives in Los Angeles. Read more about Primer on our About page. On Instagram: @andrewsnavely and @primermagazine. How-to'sSpy School Previous articleThe Getup: A Hayride & Pumpkin Patch Date Next articleThe Future is Now: Jobs Don’t Find You, You Find Them Will Smith What would happen, if you were to go over 0? If, for example, you had a score of 17 and hit a double 20. Guest You “bust,” your score reverts back to 17 and it your opponent’s turn. Assuming your opponent doesn’t win/finish the game, you will have another go. Kyle Hey Will Smith. If you were to go below 0, then that turn would be a bust and would not count. In your example, play would be passed to your opponent and you would start your next turn still needing 17. Will Smith Thank You. Judson M This really makes me want to get a dart board for the apartment. However I imagine the landlord would not approve of all the holes in the wall created as I improve my technique… Marc A dart board over a plywood sheet keeps the wall safe 🙂 superman you can also get a soft tip dart board which is great because most bars have soft tip dart boards and you can really show off your new skills. 🙂 carl How do you ring out if you have 1 point left? A double 1 would be a 2.. Wade Giles You cannot score 1 if playing double out. Any throw that leaves you with 1 point is another bust scenario. Your score resets and the next player takes a turn. Nathan While most (a very small amount) darts on TV is played this way, most of my experience (a small amount) in bars is playing “cricket”. I feel like it is much easier for the person who plays darts once a month (the audience of this article).