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Hrothgar's Hoard Dice Towers

A project in Athens, OH by John Pratt

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Solid-wood dice towers made using Hrothgar's Hoard unique concept of construction.
Backers: 237
Average Pledge Per Backer: $91

Funded: $21,652 of $2,500
Dates: Aug 4th -> Sep 6th (33 days)
Project By: John Pratt
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Latest News

14 Hours to go!

September 5th - via:
It is coming down to the wire. I honestly didn't think there was a chance this project could hit 20K, but with 14 hours to go we are only about $1,500 short. To try to put it over the top, I'm going to offer a last minute special on the Cocobolo... (Read More)

The 20K Challenge

September 4th - via:
48 hours to go. Can we do over $5,000 in that time? Lets see if we can do it. 20K ChallengeIf we reach 20K before the project ends, then every backer, regardless of level, will get 1 free set of Chessex Opaque dice. (1 set per backer). You'll be able... (Read More)

More Carving pics

September 3rd - via:
I did some more carvings and got them to look pretty good in the Rogue size case. Also made a Dragonhorn Victorian pen. Wizard in Walnut: Rogue size Wizard in Poplar: Wizard tower size Wizard in Cedar: Rogue size  Celtic Cross in Cedar: Rogue size... (Read More)

New Pencil add-on option

September 3rd - via:
Mechanical Pencil now availableDue to requests from backers, I am going to include into the add-on option on backerkit a mechanical pencil. This will be of the Slimline design which is, as you might guess, slimmer than the Classic, Celtic or... (Read More)

Celtic Cross pic

September 2nd - via:
I finally got a decent 3D carving of the Celtic Cross in a small size. Here is what it looks like in Poplar.  (Read More)

Final Week...Freebees and a final new program

September 1st - via:
For those who haven't been around since the beginning, I thought I'd repost the 'freebee' list. You can get freebees in a couple different ways. 25MM Miniature BasesLike my facebook page: Go to and like my... (Read More)

A few more pictures

August 29th - via:
Here are some more pics  Cthulhu on poplar In my last project, I had some scrap pieces of wood left over and wanted to do something with them. I made a limited number of pens and then offered them to backers. With this project, I'm going to offer... (Read More)

Cthulhu drawing

August 27th - via:
I haven't cleaned this up yet, but here is the Cthulhu drawing in its rough form.   (Read More)

Free pouch update and NEW FREEBEE

August 25th - via:
It seems we are approaching the mid-project doldrums. Activity is going down and goals that once seemed to be a lock are now starting to be questionable. We have 11 days to go and we are only $1,300 away from exotic tiers getting free pouches for... (Read More)

Free bases update

August 19th - via:
Since there has been a lot of new backers recently, I thought I'd update the FREE BASES program and make sure all our new friends know what is going on. I'm offering free bases for you to mount your miniatures on. Bases are 1" in diameter, laser-cut... (Read More)

Free Pouch Unlock

August 18th - via:
OK, I've found a supplier to sell pouches, but I need some help before I just start giving them away. So here is the new unlock goal: At $10,000 anyone who pledges at the Exotic tier or higher (Wizard tower only) gets 1 free pouch for every exotic... (Read More)

New supply of Cocobolo found

August 17th - via:
I found a new supplier for Cocobolo and he assures me that he has as much 8/4 wood as I could need, so I'm re-opening the towers made in cocobolo. The down side is that this supplier is charging a good bit more for the wood, so I'm having to increase... (Read More)

Facebook and free bases

August 13th - via:
I've received several new likes on my facebook page here: which i am assuming is due to the free bases promo that I've put on my project. Unfortunately, many of you have different facebook and kickstarter... (Read More)


August 12th - via:
Cedar is now availableI found a source for cedar today in 8/4 wood. is about 150 miles away, but I head in that direction every couple months anyways, so it isn't a big deal. This means that cedar is now available for EVERY product I... (Read More)

1 Stretch goal down, several to go

August 12th - via:
The first stretch goal has been reached. A Wizard etching is now available for you to choose from. I have the drawing (at home) and an example which I will post later today. Next up is a unicorn laser daughter is currently working on... (Read More)

Wizard - Limited SOLD OUT!

August 11th - via:
Looks like we have some Cocobolo lovers out there as all 5 cocobolo slots have been taken. I'm going to start looking around and see if I can find some more 8/4 stock. If I can find more, I'll open this up to a few more backers.  (Read More)

More free bases available

August 11th - via:
I'm looking to grow my facebook friends list and I'll pay you in bases for this. Simply by going to my FB page and liking my page, you'll get 5 more free bases. For every friend you send to my page who likes it, I'll give you another 5 free bases,... (Read More)

Stefan Pokorny endorsement

August 11th - via:
Some of you may have noticed that I've featured Stefen Pokorny's quote "I'm a backer" on the page of comments at the bottom of my project along with a mention here and there on him and the fact that he backed my first project. For those who don't... (Read More)

Laser etching on the back of the tower

August 10th - via:
Hello again...I've gotten some questions re: etching on the back of the tower. Here is a video on that and a special plug for group that did their own KS project recently. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  A... (Read More)

Last day to get free bases!

August 9th - via:
Lots of free bases out there waiting to be snatched up. All you have to do is, before the end of today, is make comments in the comment section. you get 5 free bases for each comment up to 50 free 1" bases. I know you all have minis without bases and... (Read More)


August 7th - via:
Well, I did a little lobbying, sent my link into the staff of Kickstarter and just got the message:  "Someone on the Kickstarter team loves your project and now it’s a staff pick! Tell your friends, your family, scream it from the rooftops… or... (Read More)

Prototype v. 2.0

August 7th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 I've made a recent alteration to the prototype making it a lot more stable and, I think, giving it a more pleasing appearance. Take a look  (Read More)

Free stuff for comments!

August 5th - via:
I found something that is cheap and easy for me to give away (no...not that...) See the new video You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Basically, if you post a comment in the comments section, I'll include with... (Read More)

Dice tower in action

August 5th - via:
I'll eventually post this on the main page, but for now here is a little video on the dice tower in action to answer some of the questions being posted in the comments section. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00... (Read More)

1/2 Way to initial goal

August 5th - via:
Hello 1st day backers! It has been less than a day (maybe about 16 hours) and we are already 1/2 way to the initial goal. I'd love to be able to tout on the message boards that we reached the goal in 1 day, so I'm asking everyone to share this on... (Read More)

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