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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Mixed (115) - 67% of the 115 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 9, 2017

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July 16

10000 Players Celebration 90% Madness sale!

Wow, we've just reached over 10K players if we combine all the early alpha, beta testers and steam sales, this is amazing!

To celebrate this milestone we have put the game on sale for a week, where you can save a massive 90%. Remember, it's for a limited time only. Call it a MADNESS Happy SALE! If you haven't played Gladiator School yet, now's the time to grab your copy on Steam.

Huge thanks to all of you who've joined us on this incredible journey all the way back to the beginning in 2016. The work on Gladiator School just keeps gaining momentum even now 2 years later. The game reception has been very positive from new players recent months. Many of you has also started to ask us for Gladiator School 2. We are happy to hear this after working so hard for so long to complete the game.

From both of us here at Raptor Claw Games we would like to give you a BIG THANKS for all of your support. We really hope you enjoy the game.

See you soon!
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June 12

Update v1.23 is here!

Today is a good day to release another awesome little update!

Here are the patch notes(v1.23.466):
  • All text and gladiator UI looks way better now!
  • Added new UI sound effects.
  • Tweaks to the fatigue system.
  • Tweaks to overall balance and practice xp again.
  • Rebalanced costs, to balance out late game.
  • Optimized most of the arena combat code.
  • Fixed crash issues when entering colosseum fights.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when upgrading gear.
  • Fixed a common crash when starting a new game.
  • Various other tunings, redesigns and minor bugfixes.
  • Savefiles from previous version are compatible.

That’s all for this update, we hope you like these improvements!
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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.

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 you.

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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