Gladiator Online Action Game Gladius Game Introduction
The Roman Gladiator Gladiator Online Action Game Fight in an arena as a roman gladiator. Be an audience to watch the fight and bet on the winner. GLADIUS (spectacles of blood) Concept <ul><li>Players can feel the suspense and excitement as a gladiator entering an arena as portrayed in the movie <Gladiator> and the TV series <Spartacus>. </li></ul><ul><li>High performance teams or players will get the spotlight. There’s an expectation that the game may grow into an e-sports title with the help of gladiators, audience, and match analysts. </li></ul>
Genre In the Roman Empire under the rule of the emperor Caracalla, three gladiators await the perfect timing for their revenge – they are a retired centurion of Roman troops, a barbarian warrior captured from Germania, and an assassin from Parthia. These three gladiators fight in Rome, Africa and the Middle East, seeking the right moment for their vengeance. Meanwhile, the tyrant Caracalla tries to use black magic to summon the soul of Alexander the Great, the king of Macedon. In order to stop this, Macrinus, the captain of the royal guard, asks the three gladiators for help. Synopsis Genre Game mode Gladiator Online Action Game Simultaneous fights between 1~16 players in one arena When short of players, you can team up with AI gladiators.
Point of View Graphic <ul><li>Players who are not keen on bloodshed can adjust the gore level from game settings. </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to replace the bloodshed effect for the teenage version. </li></ul>Art Concept Full 3D TPS view in the third person point of view (following the character from behind) <ul><li>Realistic rendering </li></ul><ul><li>Images of Roman gladiators based on historical research (80%) </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>Combined with modern, refined style(20%) </li></ul>‘ Blood’ Weapons and bloodshed that appeal to the brutal fight ‘ Gladiator’ ‘ Action’ <ul><li>Animation with stylish action </li></ul><ul><li>Rather than reproducing a real world movement by a gladiator, implemented more action-oriented spectacular motion </li></ul>
Game Flow Login Market Plaza Agora Inter mission Various Arenas Backstage Town Arena Enter an arena Select a match mode Match Making Watch a match as an audience Select a player/team for betting Normal or Event matches (betting/watching available) Shop Plaza <ul><li>Equipment(weapons/armors/accessories) </li></ul><ul><li>store </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment crafting/enchantment </li></ul><ul><li>Supplies(potions/materials) store </li></ul><ul><li>Bank(item storage) </li></ul><ul><li>Auction </li></ul><ul><li>Watch/Bet matches </li></ul><ul><li>Form a clan </li></ul><ul><li>Learn skills </li></ul><ul><li>Class promotion, change </li></ul>
Agora is where you start in the game and where Arena, Plaza, and Market are connected. Agora Item purchase Item crafting & enchantment Bank, Auction Market Watch/Bet matches Form a clan Learn skills Class promotion, change Plaza Community Rest Agora *Equipment store : You can buy a variety of weapons, shields, and armors as well as sell your equipment. *Supplies store: You can purchase accessories, potions, and materials. *Blacksmith: Enchant your equipment or produce items using required materials. *Bank: Store your items here. *Auction: You can trade items with other players. *Ticket Office: You can choose an event match to watch or gamble on. Monster matches are also available. *Gladiator Training Center: You can learn new skills and change into a secondary profession. You can also change your class to another one if you pay in-game cash. *Hall of Champions: This is where you form a clan and challenge clan matches. You can take a look at high ranking players/teams/champions. Also, you can receive sub-quests. Participate in PVP, PVE, and clan matches. Arena
In-Game UI Your character’s HP/MP Allies’ HP/MP Bad Status Chat Active Skill Slots Equipped Item slots Enemy’s HP/MP Score Skill slots that are available during matches. Press 1~4 number key. You have 4 slots in the beginning, but you can expand it to 6~8 at most. Item slots where you equip potions/bombs for matches. Press F1~F4 key. You have 4 slots in the beginning, but you can expand it to 6~8 at most.
SPACE BAR Q E A D S 1 2 3 4 F1 F2 F3 F4 Esc Jump Item slots Leave the arena Skill slots Move Defend Normal attack / Combo attack (long or consecutive clicks) Roll (Evade) In-Game Control X W A + D + Side attack for holding an enemy on the left Side attack for holding an enemy on the right
Character Class (1) <ul><li>Raises the shield to deflects enemy attacks and counter attacks with shield-bashing. </li></ul><ul><li>A war cry raises allies’ morale and leads to victory. </li></ul><ul><li>As a veteran centurion, can perform first aid. </li></ul>Bashes grouped enemies with the shield dealing damage and the stun effect. Shield Bash Romanus A Roman gladiator equipped with a light one-handed sword and a shield Attack Speed ■■□ Attack Range ■■□ Knocks back and damages nearby enemies with a spin attack. These enemies lose the ability to concentrate temporarily. Wheel of Force Instantly replenishes the life point and grants the temporary healing effect. First Aid Roman Bellator [Secondary Profession] A single play style focused on 1 vs 1 battle and survival. Roman Custos A team play style specialized in cure/removal/support skills. ? ?
Character Class (2) <ul><li>Armed with a heavy and massive weapon, delivers slow but broad attacks. </li></ul><ul><li>Shatters enemies’ hardened defense and disables them by breaking their leg. </li></ul><ul><li>As a courageous German tribesman, makes relentless and powerful attacks. </li></ul>Thrusts the weapon on the ground and creates shockwaves. First shockwave deals weak damage, but second shockwave renders the target unconscious. Shockwave Germanus A gladiator of the wild wielding massive two-handed weapon Attack Speed ■□□ Attack Range ■■■ Enables physical damage with the critical hit chance increased drastically. Critical Hit Spins around to create a whirlwind and moves forward to deal damage.. Whirlwind of Punishment German Vastator [Secondary Profession] An aggressive single play style with massive attack skills. German Perditor A team play style that attacks numerous enemies. ? ?
Character Class (3) <ul><li>Deals bleeding damage or poisons the enemy. </li></ul><ul><li>As an assassin, stages an ambush or deals unpredictable damage and then retreats with ease. </li></ul>With fast blades, cuts and knocks back the target dealing damage over time. Deep Cut Parthian A gladiator of assassin type who leaves a critical damage through a series of swift motions Attack Speed ■■■ Attack Range ■□□ Assaults a faraway enemy with a flying kick dealing damage and knockback. Assault of Dawn Deals damage and poisons the enemy. The poisoned enemy will receive damages until cured. Scorpion Poison Parthian Percussor [Secondary Profession] A hit-and-run guerrilla style that deals bleeding damage and poisons. Parthian Indagator A team play style that binds the enemy’s main force. ? ?
Level & Badge Level 1 ~ 30 (Max) Skill <ul><li>Select 4 skills to use in a match from the skill menu, and equip them into skill slots. Slots can be expanded upto 5. </li></ul><ul><li>There are various skills like direct damage, heal, removal, buff, debuff, mesmerization, and etc. Players’ role will vary according to their selection of skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Press a number key to use a skill, and it will consumes MP. Each skill has a cooldown time. </li></ul>Badge (Soldier ~ Commander) around 20 Badges <ul><li>Earn experience points by joining matches. You level up once you meet the required experience points. </li></ul><ul><li>You earn more experience points for winning than losing. </li></ul><ul><li>You earn bonus experience points for completing challenges outside the match. </li></ul><ul><li>Once a gladiator achieves LV.30, the highest level, the gladiator becomes a free man from slavery. Then, he/she is qualified for Badges. </li></ul><ul><li>A gladiator at the highest level earns reputation points instead of experience points for winning a match. </li></ul><ul><li>Show off by adding your badge and title in front of your character’s name. </li></ul>Skill & Talent Each class has a different skill set. For every level-up, you can learn a new skill or upgrade a learned skill. You can expand your Talent Tree as well. Talent Tree <ul><li>You earn 1 Talent Point for every level-up. </li></ul><ul><li>Each class has unique Talent Tree and Talent Point. You can reset your Talent Points by paying a small fee. </li></ul><ul><li>When you promote to a secondary profession, you can open up the secondary profession’s distinct Talent Tree. </li></ul>
- After the matching process, an arena will be selected randomly. - You can experience various fighting patterns depending on the arena; each arena has distinct geographical features, trap arrangement, and recovery item placement. - In an arena where there are deadly pits, sharp wit wins the day rather than good equipment. Clan & Clan Rank <ul><li>You can join any clan without limitation. You need to be above level 20 to create a clan. </li></ul><ul><li>A clan gains Clan EXP based on the achievements of the clan or the clan members. The higher Clan EXP gained, the higher Clan Rank rises. When a clan meets the required Rank, they can participate in clan vs clan matches. </li></ul><ul><li>The Smart Matching System will match you with the most appropriate opponents. </li></ul><ul><li>Your level, Badge, PvP records, and equipment data are used for finding the right opponent. </li></ul>Smart Matching System Random Arena
PVP Mode (1) Clan Match Lead gladiators from each clan will fight for the clan’s honor in a clan vs clan match where the game mode changes every week. <ul><li>Lead gladiators from each clan will fight according to the game mode that changes every week. </li></ul><ul><li>Participants can be selected tactically based on the game mode that changes every week. </li></ul><ul><li>Clan members can join a large scale fight with over 10 gladiators; CTF(3:3:3) where three teams compete for carrying flags, Clan Death Match(6:6) where 6 leaders from each clan fight to the death, and Siege Warfare(8:8) where AOS style strategy is needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the match result, each clan may earn Clan EXP, the qualification for Clan Tournament, equipment materials, and enchantment materials. </li></ul>
PVP Mode (2) Battle Royal Teamwork of 3 players is the key to victory The winner among 6 gladiators will be decided in Battle Royal 3 vs 3 Team Death Match <ul><li>All of the 6 gladiators who enter the match will fight against each other until the last man stands. </li></ul><ul><li>When you kill an enemy, you will receive Critical Hit Bonus that recovers HP and increases attack power. </li></ul><ul><li>If you avoid fighting, you will receive Fugitive Penalty that reduces HP for a certain period of time. </li></ul><ul><li>Each player’s Battle Royal Point is recorded and accumulated automatically; the points will be reset on a weekly basis. If you gain high enough Battle Royal Point, you will be qualified for a tournament. </li></ul><ul><li>Light users may enjoy this match mode because high-level players are always targeted first as a public enemy. </li></ul><ul><li>Each team earns 1 point when the team member eliminates an opponent or an opponent dies in a trap. </li></ul><ul><li>The first team to earns 7 points wins the match. </li></ul><ul><li>A player dies when his/her HP goes below 0. This player will revive in 60 seconds. </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy users may enjoy this match mode as the teamwork and equipment affect the match result significantly. </li></ul>
PVE Mode Story Mode Challenge Mode Defense Mode <ul><li>In this mode, a player will select a monster he/she wishes to fight with. </li></ul><ul><li>After the selection, the player can choose a level of difficulty from 1 to 4. </li></ul><ul><li>The player can challenge a monster either alone or with others. </li></ul>- This mode allows players to experience a journey as a gladiator. - Clear 18 stages by challenging villains in the scenario. - At the beginning and the end of a stage, a series of cutscenes will be presented to help players understand the scenario and to keep player’s interest. <ul><li>- In this mode, you will try to survive from waves of incoming monsters. </li></ul><ul><li>Bring down the first group of monsters, and then you will face the next one. </li></ul><ul><li>You can complete this mode by maintaining the strength and surviving till the end. </li></ul>
Tournament Battle Royal Tournament Team Death Match Tournament Clan Tournament <ul><li>A match table is created based on the order of registration by clans and individuals. (Registration restricted by rank) This week’s tournament proceeds after the creation of the match table. </li></ul><ul><li>The qualifying round and the quarter-final take place during weekday, and the semi-final and the final during weekend. Non-participating players can enjoy the tournament by either watching or betting on matches. </li></ul><ul><li>A tournament schedule is arranged automatically and will be announced in the game on Monday morning. Each participants will receive an invitation letter. Most matches are held in the evening. </li></ul><ul><li>A champion of each tournament will be rewarded with the title of Champion and a trophy. This trophy can be used to produce the finest equipment for champions. </li></ul>6 matches of 6 players will be held among the top 36 Battle Royal rankers. The 6 winners from each match will compete in the final match. The last man standing becomes this week’s Battle Royal champion. The top 16 teams from 3 vs 3 league enter the team tournament. The team that earns the highest points becomes this week’s Team Death Match champion. Clans with high Clan EXP enter a weekly Clan Tournament. GM will decide on what game mode clans will participate in.
Betting <ul><li>Players can bet on tournament matches by buying a gambling chip from Ticket Office. </li></ul><ul><li>Once a match starts, players cannot bet anymore. (Players can still watch the match even after it has started.) </li></ul><ul><li>Players can view statistics of participants and expected return at the time of betting. </li></ul><ul><li>Once a match finishes, the match result and the betting reward(Roundel chip) will be delivered via mail. </li></ul><ul><li>With the purchased or rewarded Roundel chip, players can buy rare items of high quality equipment, costume, and etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Because of gambling regulation, Roundel chip will be binded to the player and cannot be traded with other players or exchanged with real money. </li></ul>For countries with less strict gambling regulation, restrictions on Roundel chip can be removed for trading and conversion into real money.
Audience Mode <ul><li>Players who do not enter a tournament can still participate and watch tournament matches by purchasing a ticket from Ticket Office. </li></ul>Monster Battle <ul><li>This is a challenge mode where 1~4 players fight as a group against monsters such as wolves/lions/elephants/giants/dark gladiators. </li></ul><ul><li>Players can select the level of difficulty. </li></ul><ul><li>Each monster has unique reward tables so that it will encourage players to keep hunting monsters for crafting or enchantment materials. </li></ul><ul><li>A separate telecast server will be arranged to support simultaneous connections upto 1000 players. </li></ul><ul><li>Cameras with various angle will be available for game broadcasting channels. Camera selection can be changed with a shortcut key. </li></ul>Event matches held by GM are available for watching as well. Monster VS Monster VS Monster Monster VS Player <ul><li>3 monsters (including NPC gladiators) fight on their own until the last one remains. Players can bet on which monster is going to win. </li></ul><ul><li>Players can still enjoy the game by watching and betting on monster battles that are held periodically even if there are no weekly tournament matches. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s more interesting since it’s not 1 vs 1 but 1 vs 1 vs 1, making it more difficult to guess the winner. </li></ul>
Item Crafting & Enchantment <ul><li>Collect components from match rewards and use them for enchanting items. </li></ul><ul><li>Players can enchant high-level items. The higher the item level was, the higher the rank of enchantment imbues. </li></ul><ul><li>When players enchant an item to a high rank, players need not only components but also the ancient sacred token. You can collect these tokens from daily PVP and PVE quests. </li></ul><ul><li>When players enchant an item to a high rank, the item can be enchanted from rank 1 to 3 or above depending on the player’s luck. </li></ul><ul><li>In case of an unsuccessful enchantment, only the components will be lost. </li></ul>Item Crafting Item Enchantment <ul><li>Players can craft an item using materials earned from matches and quests. </li></ul><ul><li>Materials eared from animals in an arena can be used for making a unique item. </li></ul><ul><li>Players can gather and use low-level materials to make higher level materials. </li></ul><ul><li>Rare items can be made during the item crafting process, giving excitement to the crafting result. </li></ul>Blacksmith