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Keeping Score: Bowling Scoring

Hello Bowlers! Let's get you started with a quick guide on scoring in the game.

 

Scoring Basics

In Bowling Crew, scoring is straightforward and follows traditional bowling rules. The only difference is that a real game of bowling consists of 10 frames, while a Bowling Crew game consists of 3 frames.

 

Scoring in Each Frame

One point is scored for each pin that is knocked down. However, when all ten pins are knocked down, the scoring works as follows:

  • Strike (X): Knock down all ten pins in one roll. Score 10 plus points from the next two rolls.
  • Spare (/): Knock down all ten pins in two rolls. Score 10 plus points from the next roll.
  • Open Frame: Score the total pins knocked down if not all pins are down.

 

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Remember that the third frame allows up to three rolls. Get an extra roll for a strike or spare.

Every serious player aspires to bowl what is called the Perfect Game. The maximum score for a single frame is 30, so rolling a Perfect Game in Bowling Crew means getting 90 points.

For more detailed info, check the full scoring guide.

Keep bowling and aim for those strikes! 🎳


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