Scum Game

How To Play Scum

Scum Game Rules (PDF Instructions)

Play Time
30 MIN
Scum is a very easy card game to learn how to play but has tons of strategy built in that varies depending on the round or set of cards you have. Players try to get rid of their cards by sequentially getting rid of their cards in the pair amount that played. Go out first to move up the royalty ladder.

You'll have a blast battling for the kings spot all while avoiding the dreaded scum title. Read through the official game rules and instructions for all the details on how to play. Scum can also be played with a regular deck of cards. Give this addicting card game a try at your next large group gathering.

The game Scum should come with the following components. These are based off of the original game and don't include components from any expansion packs or different editions.

  • Scum Comes With 54 Cards
  • Official Scum Game Rules And Instructions
How to Win
Your goal is to advance through the line and become king and stay king by successfully wining each match.
How to Win
Please keep in mind that the official Scum rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions that came in the original packaging and will teach you how to play Scum. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.

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Chad says:

We always play this with about 8-10 people. Has anyone else used names for the people that aren't on the top or the bottom like scum's assistant? I didn't see anything like that in the rules. I played once and they had clever names for everyone but I can't remember.
Ivan says:

I love this game! We just play with normal face cards. We had a questions about one of the Scum game rules and this cleared it up for us. Thanks!
Devon says:

We play scum every time we go camping as a family. I've come here a couple times for the game rules to help clarify how to play Scum. Definitely one of our favorite card games that everyone can join in on.
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