Project Spelunker: Forests

Next up are the “Forests” for our Cave Terrain project.  I wanted to keep all the traditional terrain pieces like hills, forests, linear obstacles, and ponds and just put a cave themed twist.  So for forests, I had to figure out what to do.  I initially thought of stalagmites but that seemed a little boring […]

Project Spelunker: Hills Tutorial

Next up in the series of Cave terrain tutorials inspired by the Dark Sercrets campaign is hills.  There won’t be much cave specific about these hills other than their paint matching the cave theme. While I wanted to make cool cave terrain, I also wanted to make a modular board that would allow for a great […]

Project Spelunker: It begins

I have started construction of some of my cave terrain and I thought I’d post some work in progress shots. I will be posting how-to guides on each piece when they are done. Modeling sizes will be my lovely assistant the Raek.

Project Spelunker

As I mentioned before, I am going to be making some cave terrain for the Warmachine/Hordes league.  Armed with my trusty new jigsaw, I will actually be able to make some decent pieces I think.  Now begins the planning process.

Hardboard terrain bases

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I took a plunge and bought a jigsaw and some hardboard from Home Depot in order to attempt to make some more suitable bases for terrain pieces.  Today, I actually attempted the feat.

So happy I could buy a jig…saw

In a plan that is fraught with peril, I went to the local Home Depot and bought a jigsaw, some MDF and some hardboard. When I saw that the next Privateer Press league is cave-themed, I knew that it was time to put into reality some of the terrain ideas I’ve had floating around.