New World Gaming Company is an independent game design company based in Bloomington, IN. Founded by Ian Douglass, New World Gaming Company is dedicated to creating and distributing games that can be enjoyed by all members of the gaming community, no matter their experience level. We specialize in miniature roleplaying and war game systems that are free to download and print.

Character Creation Phase 4 - Experimental Release

Character Creation Phase 4 – Experimental Release

It sure has been a while! Here is the first taste of Phase 4 of the character creation system. You’ll notice that some new abilities have been added, some existing ones have been tweaked and renamed, and some changes have been made to avoid confusion. Oh and this includes the...
About Us

About Us

New World Gaming Company is an independent game design company based in Bloomington, Indiana. Founded by Ian Douglass, New World Gaming Company is dedicated to creating and distributing games that can be enjoyed by all members of gaming community, no matter their experience level. We specialize in miniature roleplaying and...
The Mechanics and Philosophy of Collision

The Mechanics and Philosophy of Collision

Set in the chaotic, intensely magical, and largely unexplored world of Gea, Collision is a tactical role-playing miniature war game that allows its players total control over their gameplay experience. Similarly to other miniature war games, players are able to enact battles using painted miniatures, dice, game boards, and scenery....
The Fall of Virgil

The Fall of Virgil

Virgil’s trek across the unyielding teeth of the north was a treacherous one. Though his undead companions were quite indifferent to the frigid air, Virgil and his elven bodyguard Halai struggled to keep warm in the deep snow and biting winds. Burdened by exhaustion and frostbite, only the thought of...
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Character Creation Phase 3 is Up!

Character Creation Phase 3 is Up!

The next version of the character creation rules are available for download Here! In the updated rules, I included a more in-depth tutorial on creating characters, including visual aids and a step by step process. The values were consolidated from 16 to 8 to remove redundant options and make more options universal. Descriptions of the...
Download the 1st Edition Collision Rulebook

Download the 1st Edition Collision Rulebook

Download the first edition of the collision rulebook as a free PDF here! This is the 8.5×11 size of the rule book that will be sent out as a kickstarter reward, and eventually sold in my online shop when it is up. I encourage anyone interested in playing to print off a copy and some...

Gen Con is Right Around the Corner

Gen Con 2015 is coming up, and New World Gaming will be there running 3 events for Collision. We dialed it back this year, going with fewer, shorter events than previous years. So what is different this year? I’m going to be showing off phase 4 of the character creation rules. This supplement will add...
Collision Kickstarter is up! Show your Support!

Collision Kickstarter is up! Show your Support!

The Collision Kickstarter is finally here! Please follow the link and lend your support! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1680162631/collision-exploration-of-gea In the next few weeks I’ll be watching closely and uploading new characters and rules material as things progress! Thanks for your attention and your support! -Ian
Help Reaper Miniatures make more Bones Minis!

Help Reaper Miniatures make more Bones Minis!

Before I get into the thick of Collision updates and story content, I wanted to take a moment to talk about a sponsor and friend of New World Gaming, Reaper Miniatures. Their Dark Heaven Legends line of metal miniatures is by far one of the most versatile on the market, and I personally use them...
Gen Con Aftermath

Gen Con Aftermath

Gen Con 2012 was a blast! I met so many great gamers, played some great games, and received some excellent feedback. With that in mind, I have big plans for this year starting with a rule book update, a character creation update, and the beta of the campaign rules all coming by September 1st 2012. In addition I will...
Events at Gen Con 2012, August 16th-19th

Events at Gen Con 2012, August 16th-19th

As planned, Collision will make another appearance at Gen Con 2012 in a series of 14 events. There will be 10 intro level events for players who are unfamiliar with collision or even table-top games in general, and 4 campaign events intended for players who have a basic understanding of the rules of collision. In...
People of NWGCo: Lead Game Writer Ian Douglass

People of NWGCo: Lead Game Writer Ian Douglass

Hello gamers! I am the founder and lead game writer for New World Gaming Co. I’m a student of philosophy and game studies at IU, and I started New World Gaming Co as a way to develop games, share them with the gaming community, and establish a portfolio of games. I started gaming at a...
Collision Rocky Terrain Preview

Collision Rocky Terrain Preview

Here is an early preview of the Rocky Terrain Set for Collision, as well as the Rocky Tile Set. There are 3 examples of obstacles, 2 examples of cover, and 2 examples of elevation terrain. The set corresponds with the new random terrain chart featured in the December rule book errata.   A version of...
Coming soon! Resin-Cast Terrain Tiles!

Coming soon! Resin-Cast Terrain Tiles!

I apologize for the slow updates lately, but some big big things have been brewing lately, one of which being THIS. This is a prototype of some resin overland tiles I’ve been working on for 3D battle boards, mainly for planes, desert, mountainous, and wasteland boards. I hope to have some painted examples up on...
Welcome to the Hobby: Board Basics

Welcome to the Hobby: Board Basics

In this welcome to the hobby, I’ll introduce some techniques for building and painting a basic board section for Collision. For the basics article, we won’t be doing any texturing, carving, or using tiles in the assembly of the board section, and we’ll go with a very simple color scheme. This style of board is...
Welcome to the Hobby: Building Metal Minis

Welcome to the Hobby: Building Metal Minis

In this Welcome to the Hobby, I will be introducing some techniques for building metal miniatures from the blister to completion. Metal can be a challenging material to build and keep together, but it has a great level of detail that is difficult to get onto plastic or resin miniatures. For this particular tutorial I will...