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Garry Rice
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Not sure if people have tried them or come across them, but I recently ordered a little over 500 "scrabble-like" tiles for DIY projects from the following website for right around $24 including shipping. They look pretty nice, but I haven't tried doing anything with them yet. They are on "closeout" so its first come first served, but it sounds like they still have a fair amount left

http://www.leettiles.com/

This was better than I could find anywhere else price-wise.
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Subhan Michael Tindall
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I thrift a lot, Scrabble games are pretty common & generally go for $2-$3 a game here which translates to $10-$15 for 500 tiles.
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I always wondered about replacing regular paper counters with wood counters. Maybe this is where I should start.
 
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subhan wrote:
I thrift a lot, Scrabble games are pretty common & generally go for $2-$3 a game here which translates to $10-$15 for 500 tiles.
I checked this out and the tiles are rather different to Scrabble: they are the same size, granted, but they are black with embossed red lettering. The lettering is also quirky, being a pixellated "computer" font.
For craft purposes I think these would be pretty cool (that's why I'm interested). As game pieces I am much less impressed- the font is a little difficult, especially with low colour contrast. And the embossing means it might be possible to "read" the tiles by feel.
They only have shipping info for the continental USA, and so far have not replied to my email about international mail costs.
 
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Tom McThorn
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I buy cheap (under $2) scrabble sets at thrifts/garage sales/flea markets. Currently I've got about 500 tiles in my craft bin in the garage. I used them for a home made copy of Advanced civilization but haven't tried playing with them yet.
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Jeffery Hudson
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I used Scrabble tiles for my pnp copy of Avalon Hill's Robin Hood. Not only did it work out really well, they look fantastic.

I wish more PNP creators would size their tiles for scrabble tiles. They are cheap to thrift and work great.
 
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Barronmore wrote:
I used Scrabble tiles for my pnp copy of Avalon Hill's Robin Hood. Not only did it work out really well, they look fantastic.

I wish more PNP creators would size their tiles for scrabble tiles. They are cheap to thrift and work great.


As did I.
 
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