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Folks,

I am working on a new game idea, but I need small plastic discs as counters. These need to be roughly 2/3 the diameter of a US dime. Does any such token already exist that I can purchase or do I need to make my own cardboard tokens? I am thinking tiddly winks but I am not sure how big they are as I haven

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You might try Home Depot or some other hardware store that might have little wooden plugs (usually 100 or so in a bag).

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Nothing that small. You can get some beautiful 13mm disks from Plastics For Games ( http://www.p4g.co.uk/us/us_prod_counters.asp ), but I haven

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Thanks for the pointers. I think for the time being I am going to go with cardboard counters, even though circular items are difficult to cut out (you have to do it manually with scissors). Although Hpox

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it should be easy to cut cardboard into circles ... just get a metal tube a little larger than the diameter you want, or roll your own from sheet stock. then place it on the cardboard and hit it (lightly) with a hammer. you should be able to do a lot pretty fast, and when done, just poke out the new counters from within the tube ...

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*Wow* Great tip! That little bit of info is *exactly* the reason I started this community. Thanks!

-Darke

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Wow! Does the metal tube thing actually work? What thickness of carboard and/or tube are you using? Also, do you need a somewhat cushy liner under the cardboard?

Looks like I

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