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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The Press Says
|Game Informer Magazine||Oct, 2003||9.25 out of 10||92|
|GameSpy||Nov 07, 2003||90|
|GameSpot||Oct 27, 2003||8.4 out of 10||84|
|4Players.de||Dec 26, 2003||83 out of 100||83|
|RPGFan||Nov 06, 2003||83 out of 100||83|
|IGN||Oct 29, 2003||8.3 out of 10||83|
|GameZone||Nov 10, 2003||8.3 out of 10||83|
|Gamesmania||Dec 02, 2003||82 out of 100||82|
|Game Revolution||Nov, 2003||B||75|
|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)