I rarely buy old board or card games when I come across them — I cannot stand the heartbreak when they’re missing pieces and I just don’t have the room to store them all — but still I always check the board game section of my local thrift store just to see if anything old or interested has ended up there.
According to BoardGameGeek.com, the object of the game is to “be the first player to score 100 points by capturing Character cards with Kotter or the powerful Eighth Card. The game replaces the traditional card suits with the four main student characters (Horshak, Washington, Barbarino & Juan). Kotter cards and School’s Out cards are used for collecting scoring cards and blocking purposes respectively. The Character cards, valued 1-4, are used to determine totals when each round is completed.”
The loser gets a rubber nose up the nose.