Gladiator School is a Tycoon-style simulation game. You play as the master of a newly formed school for gladiators. Your job is to prepare and train recruits before you send them away to fight for their survival and entertain the crowd in the arena.
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Release Date:
Nov 9, 2017

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November 29

DevLog: Community suggestions, balance fixes and youtube picks.

Hello everyone!
Thank you for purchasing Gladiator School and supporting the game! With your help we’ll be able to keep updating and adding more content. We have BIG plans for this game. We'd also like to thank everyone who helped spread the word, who took the time to stream our game, those of you who have been sharing, following along and upvoting tags! Every bit helps out.

So what have we been working on over the past weeks?
We’re currently focusing on two major areas. Fixing game balance in early game and the first big post-launch content update(v1.1) that will include a mixed match of new things - No spoilers here yet :)

After loads of feedback regarding early game we have been busy tweaking balance to make the early game abit faster. The amount of skillpoints that it costs to unlock skills, ultimate and change weapon/gear is being looked over aswell.

Devteams fav coverage picks past few weeks:
Here is a couple great Youtubers and streamers making amazing videos about the game, we love it!!

"Yippee Ki Yay Mr Falcon"
"ModiOperandus" - Gladiator School with Viewer Names

Streamers and content creators
If you know any streamers that want to contact us they can find our campaign here on -

Community suggestions
We plan to strongly involve the game's community to decide what other features are added next in coming updates. Everybody can make suggestions on how to improve and further develop the game.

We already got a few great suggestions so far after the launch. Head to the community forums to check them out.

Stay tuned for regular updates here on Steam.

/Raptor Claw
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November 9


Happy launch day!
We put our heart and soul into this project and we are very proud to present Gladiator School to the world.

Leaving Early Access is not the end! It’s only the BEGINNING for Gladiator School, we have a whole host of ideas for new features and content. The future is looking very bright! Let us know in the forum if you have suggestions regarding future updates.

Plans for future updates:
  • Workshop mod support
  • More locations - "Town" with weekly Village NPC events(fishing contest)
  • Temple - Make offerings of blood or gold in order to get the gods blessings
  • More buildings, research options and staff in the school grounds
  • Customize your gladiators barrack rooms and training equipment
  • Build statues in school entrance to honor your champion
  • Support buildings upgrades - 3 additional stages
  • Enchant weapon and armor with bonus stats
  • More NPC quests with special assignments and fights
  • Improved combat with more skills and abilitys
  • Black market betting (30 % discovery penalty)
  • Invest in arenas across the empire and track earnings
  • Improved and reworked beastpen
  • Return of Chariot Racing?

After this PC release we also have plans to add:
  • Mac and Linux compatibility
  • Steam Achievements and Trading Cards
  • Translations for German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Japanese and Simplified Chinese

A HUGE THANKS to every single person who helped with testing and improved the game with their feedback and suggestions!

/Raptor Claw
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About This Game

Gladiator School is a deep management simulation game with hand drawn, humorous characters and environments.

You've inherited a plot of land and decided to build your own gladiator school. Now you must recruit fighters and command them to train hard. Every decision will matter. What weapons should they use? What skills should they learn? It is your job to prepare them as best as you can before you send them away to fight for their survival and entertain the crowd in the arena. Keep a close eye on your gladiators, make sure they are well fed, loyal and that they get some recreational time outside the gym or they might become very angry and rise up against their master. Your goal is clear, make your gladiators famous in the arena to earn as much coin as possible. Make the crowd go wild...

  • Build and manage your own school for gladiators
  • Acquire slaves and prepare them for spectacles in the arena
  • Manage your gladiators mood, needs, practice schedule and treat their wounds
  • Choose between a variety of weapons, skills and special attacks
  • Create your own weapon style and choose your way of training
  • Reward and promote your gladiators for their loyalty to their dominus
  • Hire staff and specialists to improve your school
  • Send your gladiators to perform contract work in the mines or at the docks
  • Deliver inspiring speeches or throw a party for your gladiators
  • Compete with other gladiator schools and climb the ranks in the league
  • Feed cake to your gladiators!! There is cake in the game!?
  • Including meaningful permadeath option for harder difficulty

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP, Vista or 7
    • Processor: 1.2 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9 Compatible Graphics Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0a
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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