Just saying the word conjures up visions of vicious combat between desperate men who fought to the death for the amusement of the crowd. These games of death, originally started to honor the dead (the munus) lasted for 900 years throughout the Roman Empire. Now with Red Sand Blue Sky – Heroes of the Arena you can recreate the glory and splendor of these games on three levels.
As a gladiator you fight your way through the Empire in hopes of reaching the Colosseum in Rome and perhaps the ultimate glory, the wooden sword of freedom, (the rudis).
Or perhaps you would rathger be a lanista, in charge of your own troupe, (familia gladiatorial).
And the third way to play is as the owner of a ludus or gladiator school seeking to reach the ultimate honor, a school in Rome herself.
Inside you’ll find:
A full color arena and gladiator counters to fight your matches.
Six different gladiatorial styles.
Over 36 pre-generated gladiators and rules to generate more.
Four different Locales to fight in from the Fringe of the Empire to the Colosseum itself.
Campaign rules that cover every aspect of the business of running a gladiator school.
Red Sand Blue Sky – Heroes of the Arena gives you everything you need have the gladiator experience. Play it solo, same side against the game, or head to head against your friends. Play it any way you want, just play it! Welcome to the world of gladiators, welcome to …