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Age of Gladiators

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A Potential Scenario
You’re almost out of money. Two more days and you will no longer be able to pay your staff or gladiators. The fight scheduled today will draw exceptionally massive crowds, meaning the fight purse will be bountiful and the opportunity to place a large volume of bets will be high. One problem though: your top fighter is fatigued from his last fight and has a nagging shoulder strain. Plus he has a history of concussions, so it’s fair to say he will not be at full strength if you put him in the arena. But he’s the best you’ve got. The rest of your gladiators are rookies yet; still working with your trainers and far too inexperienced to send into the crucible just yet.

The next fight is a week away and poorly hyped. You cannot wait that long.

If you were of an evil disposition, you could execute your top fighter instead and seize his life savings; with the fight purses you have shared with him through his career, he has amassed a lot of gold. It could keep you going for a month or two - maybe more. Something to consider.

Or if you find that distasteful, you could go to the money lenders instead. But their interest rates have been high these last few days: 30% or more. You could finance present operations with that – but you would suffer in the longer term.

So maybe you should send your top fighter into the arena. He is bruised up and fatigued – but he also is ranked 3rd overall by the so-called experts and pundits of Leptis Magnus, the current city you reside in. You know he is one of the best and might still have a good chance at pulling out a win.

Or he could lose his life.

What do you do?What Is It?
Age of Gladiators is a single-player strategy/business management sim set at the height of the bloody gladiatorial games in ancient Rome.

Hire scouts to scour the provinces for potential prospects – once you have recruited your gladiators, you will need to manage their morale and personality while equipping them for battle in the arenas. Recruit support staff, upgrade your stables, partake in side missions, and manage the wealth and reputation of your business as it grows each day.

As your fighters win battles and increase in level, it will be up to you to decide how to focus their abilities by spending attribute and expertise points. Compete, trade, and interact with other in-game bosses as you work your way up from the starting provinces in Africa to the grand coliseum of Rome herself!Features:
  • Gladiators are born with their own dynamically generated attributes (strength, agility, stamina, dexterity, reflexes, intelligence, and health), weapon specialties, and personalities. It is up to you to hire scouts to locate the best prospects available for recruitment.
  • Manage your stable of gladiators carefully – their morale, greed, injuries, fatigue, and more must be taken into account before sending them to battle.
  • The physicality of your gladiators will increase or decrease with age, depending on if they are in their prime or declining.
  • Fame system: as your gladiators gain glory from battle, they will become more widely recognized and adored by the crowds. Win enough battles and they may even get voted into the gladiatorial hall of fame after they retire (or die).
  • Watch as your fighters climb the all-time records list for wins, kills, and fame - all held by retired and still-active legends in the arena.
  • As your gladiators level up, they gain points to spend on their attributes and expertise. Expertise allows you to build and customize your fighter according to their appropriate strengths.
  • Purchase, sell, or trade fighters with opposing bosses.
  • Rob treasuries, kidnap enemy fighters, assassinate your debt holders and more with the quest system. Increase the odds of success by sending gladiators on the mission as well.
  • Search for deals on weapons, armor, and money loans on the marketplace.
  • Hire staff such as scouts, doctors, trainers and blacksmiths to help your gladiators achieve victory. Your staff will gain experience each day they are employed.
  • Upgrade your stable by improving its food, bedding, shelter, and more.
  • Strive to become the wealthiest individual in the entire Roman republic. There are quick and underhanded ways to make money, but your reputation and fighter’s morale may suffer as a result.
  • Receive taunting letters from opposing bosses as well as various other messages from your fighters, staff members, and different characters as you progress through the game.
  • Rename your gladiators in order to increase your attachment toward them.
  • Bet for or against your gladiator based on the odds generated by bookmakers in-game.
  • Fight purses and betting is based on the hype associated with each match. The greater the hype, the more lucrative the fight purse and betting market will be - but the opposition will also be tougher.
  • Each game is dynamically generated and different each time.
Age of Gladiators is a twist on sports front office games like Out Of The Park Baseball or the Football Manager series. To continue the analogy, it was designed for people more interested in the strategy behind building up teams and players as a general manager rather than running the games tactically as coach. As well, the strategy element should appeal to fans of Paradox and other franchises in that genre.
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Creative Storm Entertainment
Creative Storm Entertainment
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Not rated

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
  • Processor: Dual-core 1.8GHz or equivalent processor
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Hardware Accelerated Graphics with dedicated memory
  • Storage: 330 MB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
  • Graphics: Hardware Accelerated Graphics with 1GB memory
  • Additional Notes: Best Resolutions: 1366 x 768 or higher
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Age of Gladiators reviews and comments

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Age of Gladiators is a Game for Number Fetishists, so much should be said in advance. More Important in this Context, however, is the Fact that it is a good Game for Friends of the Numeric, because it knows in its Way to motivate and since the Game is fed by the developer with ever new Content it remains pleasantly fresh. According to the Scenario, the graphic Presentation seems a little ancient, goes back even further than the Roman Empire and can only be described as spartan. So Connoisseurs polished Glossy graphics will hardly get their Money's worth, but the Game stands above it by staging Thrilling fights in a mathematically traceable Way that encourage you to play along with it. In this Way, a lot of Content is generated in the Player's Head, providing a graphical meta surface that remains unmatched by polygon dainers. The Game principle is simple without sacrificing important Corners and Edges. Thus one is always motivated by the weapons and Armor Smith to inquire about Equipment, as well as with the Slave trader for new Faces, which also seem increasingly diverse Due to past updates. So you make your own Story or, in part just as interesting, refrain from doing so and think of the Fighters as Meat for the Arena. But even if the second Variant prevails just at the Beginning, you build a Bond with your Corners over Time. About Playing time it is so that you have more and more often the Names of your Fighters go through your head, more Differentiated starts to Weigh up which fight which striver would well stage, with whom you could make the highest Profits and how to make your Squad kept alive for as long as possible. The Duration of The game has a pleasant Degree and is only overstretched towards the End in Rome by the seemingly endless lines of the opponents. Here you have to bite through to be the only active Lanista at the End, which is due in particular to the Fact that one should be the best-known and richest one degenerates into a real Diligence. So the Developer could well follow up a little, because the Motivational Curve is simply not fueled in the same way as it was at the Beginning. It is also a Pity in this Context that the Armament of the Fighter does not seem to have a differentiated Effect. Thus, with the Gladius against a Thrash with Lance, the fighter has the same Chances Of success as against a Counterparty with a Fighting Crescent. Alternatively, the well-known Stone-scissor paper principle would serve well to let the Lanista consider which Warrior to lead into the Arena against whom. The Random Events, the Trade with other Lanista around their Stars, the constant Upgrading and specialization of the fighters and the increasing Variety of The Fights form such a generally far-reaching Motivating gaming Experience that Lovers of Spartacus And other Media Representatives of the Genre should look at a second Time in any Case. Undeniably, you have many Hours of joy for small Money with this Software. + + + Pro + + + + traceable, fair Fights + progressive Expansion of own Cadre + Increasingly specialized Fighters + Simpler, but efficient Expansion of own Ludus + Active Development with ever new Content + Loosening through Trade and Random Events + Development on many Merging levels + Simple, but very atmospheric Sound backdrop + High Playing time---Kontra----Visually kept very simple-Towards end decreasing Motivational Curve-weapon type without Impact-More common in normal Game Mode Self-deception by Trial and Error-No Localization Conclusion: Age of Gladiators knows to capture the Player over a long Time with his pleasant Flow of play. The continuous Development of all Aspects of one's own Ludus as well as the fighters form the motivating Heart, which only finds its Departure Towards the End with fully trained compartments, fully developed Ludus and unrivalled Lanista abilities and Commutified exercise degenerates. Until then, however, you can embed yourself in a pleasant Gaming Experience, which knows how to entertain for dozens Of hours and Thus results in a very good value For money. The barren graphic Substructure is only a Minor Matter from the outset and impairs the Fun of the Game in no way for those who do not get into it in any Way. Age of Gladiators is not the CoD of Gladiator games, but rather a good Representative of the Genus Football Managers in Altrogic. Overall, the Game is worth investing the low Purchase Price in any Case. Rating: Worth 10pence
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