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I've been looking for a better dice tower than the one I have.

Here are my specs:


Material: NOT plastic. I play a lot of games when the kids are in bed. No loud rattling. My current one is wood has felt on the baffles and the bottom, which is perfect for my needs.

Baffles: The more, the merrier. Mine has 2. That is not enough, especially for 10 sided dice that tend to stick and ride.

Bottom: When you play a game like Tide of Iron, you roll lots of tiny dice. The bottom needs to be able to fit a good amount of dice (ex: at least six standard size D6s) with a lip high enough to keep those tiny dice from bouncing and flying out.

Does such a dice tower exist in the market?

Thanks

(P.S. if this has been asked and answered, I did try to search for it, but Tom V's organization kind of wrecks my searches)
 
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I have always been happy with my Blue Panther wooden dice tower with three baffles... but you may want something a bit more industrial.

I have never seen in person this item, but it looks like it might be your kind of dice tower. Perhaps you could send them some questions and find out:

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Try searching "Rustic Dice Tower" on Ebay.
 
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Try googling: "dice tower" -tom -vassal
You should really design your own custom tower, though! It'd be fun and you could get your exact specs addressed.
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The one you make with your dad.
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The more baffles the better.

I've got a nice felt tray that I like rolling the dice in.
For those important rolls you can randomize in hand and then spin in tray.
 
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A foam-board tower with some self-adhesive felt lining the walls and baffles is pretty quiet.

Quietest tower I ever built though had baffles and walls made out of cork. So quiet the only noise was from dice hitting against each other.
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I love my dice tower. I got it from Prairie Woods in Colorado and Don's a really nice guy who loves to help out.

I posted about it back when I got my first one - Assembling a dice tower

The final photo in that thread showed it before I put some varnish on it - this captures it better.



I've since bought two more, one lighter and one darker, which I've finished with green and brown felt, and they both look great. And they have multiple baffles inside, as you can see here.

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