Gladiators: Survival in Rome Guide and Tips for Beginners


Developped by Colossus Games, Gladiators: Survival in Rome is a action Roleplay with survival game mechanics and city building touch inside. The game is set in early Rome during the reign of Julius Caesar. Here is our Gladiators: Survival in Rome beginners guide with tips and tricks to guide you a bit while playing the game.

Gameplay overview

According to the game, you will play the role of someone who becomes a fugitive because he abandoned his position in Caesar’s army. Because you are running away without all your belongings, you will have to create your own things and weapons to defend yourself because there will be soldiers chasing you. Thus, you will have to leave the city and you will also have to create your own city.

As an action RPG game, Gladiators: Survival in Rome will put you in complete control of your character. You roam the area looking for things that will support your survival while watching out for soldiers attacking you. This game will provide you with many difficult areas to explore in order to collect certain materials that you will need to repair and create your equipment and your city.

Gladiators: Survival in Rome Beginner’s Guide: Tips and Tricks

1. Get your first gear

At the start of the game, you won’t have anything on you, not even a piece of clothing. The first thing you want to do when you start the game is get your gear. Getting gear early in the game is both easy and difficult.

first gear Gladiators: Survival in Rome Beginners Guide
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The easy part is that you will get a free ax and a free pickaxe For you to get the materials you need, note that even when you have both types of equipment, the ax and the pickaxe cannot become your weapon, you will always attack with your bare hands.

As for the clothes and your weapon, you will have to fight the soldiers attacking you, be careful with the fight because you will fight empty-handed against a group of armed soldiers. After you finish defeating them some of them will be surrounded by white light, the one with light is a sign that you can loot their thing and gear. So that means the way for you to get your first weapon is to loot defeated soldiers.

2. Gather materials

Part of this game is also a survival game. As you know, in most survival games, players will have to actively search for materials such as wood, stones, and food to survive and maintain their weapons. Gladiators: Survival in Rome is no different, you will have to go out and search for the materials for yourself, you will need wood, stones, meats and hides to maintain your equipment and survive in the game.

Gather Materials
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The ways to get these materials are:

  • Woods: Since you already have an ax as free equipment, you can start chopping down the trees you see along the way in your adventure. Cutting the tree will be done manually where you will have to repeatedly press the action button. You can cut different sizes of trees, from large trees to small trees.
  • Rocks: you will see big stones almost every time you walk around, with your pickaxe you can chip the big stones into a smaller one, once you are done chipping the stones the small stones will automatically go to your inventory . You can also chip stones that block your path. Unlike the woods, there is another way than to chip large stones, you can take a small stone from the ground, for this you just have to approach the stone you want to pick up, then you press the symbol of hand, your character will pick up the stone from the ground, and it will be saved in your inventory.
  • Me at: the same with how you get stones, there are two ways to get meat in the game, the first is to hunt, you have to find an animal that you can attack, and you just need to get it. attack, the other way is to find the enemy soldier’s camp, part of the camp will have meat hanging on a piece of rope, you can take it, and the meat will be kept in your inventory.
  • Hide: Hide is the material you need to craft leather. To get it you will have to hunt an animal, not only will the animal give you meat, but it will also give you skin.

You might be confused or maybe you are too lazy to change gear for each gear collection activity, but no need to worry, because in the action button, if you get close to the gear source , the equipment of this button will change automatically.

3. Durability of equipment

Keep in mind that you cannot always use your equipment in a normal state, after a certain time of use, your equipment will be broken, which will cause the effectiveness of the equipment to drop. To avoid this, you can repair your equipment in your village.

Durability of Gear Gladiators: Survival in Rome Beginners Guide
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In the case of your weapon, you will have to keep the spare weapon in your inventory, it will be useful for you when you are attacked by soldiers but your weapon that you are using is broken, you can replace it with the spare one in your inventory and discard the broken one to save space in your inventory.

4. Start building your city

At the start of the game, you have nowhere to go back to until you rescue an NPC, and that NPC will guide you to a village where you can build the necessary things. This village will also become your city, later on, so you have to start building something, and it will start with building those necessary things.

build your city
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These necessary things are:

  • Storage room: in case your inventory is full, and you have time to return to the village, you can distribute the items and equipment you have in your inventory to storage or put them all in storage.
  • Cooking pot: we assume you all know what this is for, this will be where you cook your game meat.
  • hash point: there are two wood production facilities, this is one of them. Chopping spot is where you can produce firewood and chocks.
  • Bridge: The other timber production facility, Sawhorse, will help you produce flitches and billets.
  • Attempted: you will one day need workers to operate these facilities, and it is obvious to you to provide housing for these workers.

5. Hire workers

Hire Workers Gladiators: Survival in Rome Beginners Guide
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Along the way, you may encounter some struggling people. You can help people and you can hire them as workers when you start building your city. Hiring workers will help you create items more efficiently, you will also save your own energy while producing the items.

Final Thoughts

Gladiators: Survival in Rome is a game that will give you a picture of how a deserter lives and has to survive because of his betrayal of his ruler. This game will also give you a hard time in almost every activity, you will encounter soldiers who will chase you while you go out to collect materials.

The game adopts the element of realistic gameplay, unlike most RPGs which gather materials by defeating monsters and opening chests, this game will provide you with a more natural way to get your materials. For you who like to control your character freely and do something like chop down trees and carve rocks, this game is for you.

We have provided you with the necessary tips in our Gladiators: Survival in Rome Beginners Guide, the rest is up to you how to play it, you can build the city right away or you can loot items and equipment from your enemy soldiers, all you need to do is get in the game, build your own city and prove to Julius Caesar that you’re better at him!

That’s it for today’s Gladiators: Survival in Rome beginners guide. Did you find our Gladiators: Survival in Rome Beginner’s Guide useful? Let us know in the comments!

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