If on that second roll you get, say, a 3 and a 5, you'll keep the 3. On the third roll, you're aiming for one more 3 so you can get the maximum number of points for. If you roll a second Yahtzee in a game, and you scored your first yahtzee in the Yahtzee box, you would score a further bonus points in the yahtzee box. Yahtzee can be played in solitary or by a group. The group version simply consists of a number of players playing the solitary version simultaneously, with the. The overall concept of Yahtzee traces its roots to a number of traditional dice games. If you have a big group, you can play in teams. However, you should aim to score in the 2 box. Although there are different ways of throwing 5 dice, because the order of the dice is not important there are only different combinations. The upper section contains six boxes labeled aces ones , twos, threes, fours, fives, and sixes. Follow us Facebook YouTube Twitter Pinterest. The maximum possible score without multiple Yahtzees is , and you would get that by getting 5 ones 5 , 5 twos 10 , 5 threes 15 , 5 fours 20 , 5 fives 25 , 5 sixes 30 , get the bonus points 35 , five sixes 30 for three of a kind, five sixes 30 for four of a kind, get a full house 25 , get a small straight 30 , get a large straight 40 , five sixes for chance 30 , get a YAHTZEE The situations where the strategy to maximize the average score differs are all after the first throw and are as follows: Each box can only be filled in once, so make wise choices in terms of how you choose to count your scores. However, if the yahtzee or the ones box had not been filled, then I would not be able to use my yahtzee as a joker in this way. This usually guarantees you'll get the bonus, which may mean a higher score. With a three of a kind, you add all the values of your dice together.