DescriptionGladius is a turn-based gladiatorial RPG. Players try to build a championship gladiator school by gaining experience through fighting battles in the arenas, and recruiting new members.
From the manual:"The story of Gladius starts just as two schools begin the pursuit of the Championship. It follows the epic saga of two young heroes: Ursula, daughter of the barbarian king from the land of Nordagh; and Valens, the son of Imperia's greatest gladiator. Become one of these characters and embark upon a spectacular and brutal journey to fulfill their destinies to keep the world from heading into another disastrous war."
- "角斗士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
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|Put the lightsaber away, fanboy, and pick up a real blade.||Terrence Bosky (5235)|
The Press Says
|Game Over Online||Dec 18, 2003||87 out of 100||87|
|Gamesmania||Dec 02, 2003||82 out of 100||82|
|GameZone||Nov 04, 2003||8.2 out of 10||82|
|4Players.de||Dec 26, 2003||81 out of 100||81|
|GameSpy||Nov 07, 2003||80|
|IGN||Oct 29, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|Game Revolution||Nov, 2003||B||75|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Dec 12, 2003||15 out of 20||75|
|Fragland.net||Feb 09, 2004||73 out of 100||73|
|GamePro (US)||Oct 27, 2003||3 out of 5||60|
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Title translationGladius means sword in Latin. The term is often used to indicate the short sword used by Roman legionaries.
Related Web Sites
- "Building Rome" (GiN interviews Robert Blackadder of LucasArts "about how Gladius came into being, and of LucasArts new diverse portfolio.")
- Wikipedia: Gladius (Information about Gladius at Wikipedia)