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Test Your Mettle in the Irorium Arena

Morituri Te Salutant: Irorium Arena - Forum
Pathfinder - Golarion


You should see the Colosseum Spaniard. Fifty-thousand Romans... watching every movement of your sword... willing you to make that killer blow. The silence before you strike and the noise afterwards. It rises. It rises up... like a storm. As if you were the thunder god himself. - Proximo

Have you ever wanted to try out a character in battle, but no appropriate game showed up?
Have you ever wanted to experience challenging, fun combat without having to wade through endless dialogue & exploration?
Do you want to shamelessly optimize, roll dice, and just watch the carnage?

Then this game is for you! The game has been going for about 3 months now, and we are re-recruiting for additional gladiators brave enough to enter the arena. Will you join us?

Game Description:

Absalom, the city at the center of the world, and at the top of a hill in the foreign quarter, overlooking this grand city sits the Irorium Arena. It is a huge stone edifice, with 200-foot high outer walls and a 10-acre central stage. Standing around the outer wall are 33 statues of famous warriors, masters of Iroriís faith and champions of the arena over the centuries, each statue 150 feet tall and facing outward. There remains open spots along the wall for new statues. Will you risk your life to compete in the arena for the chance to be immortalized as one of the greatest gladiators of all time?

The Game

This game will be arena combat at its finest. You will control one (or more) gladiators who will fight once a week in the arena for wealth and glory. Gladiators will fight through a 16-week season of PVE and/or PVP combat. This will be almost purely roll-play, so get out your slide-rule and prepare to crunch some numbers. This is your chance to pit your most deadly, most munchkiny, most creative builds against the best the GM and your fellow players can throw at you. Expect no mercy.

Some highlights:

  • You will experience challenging PVE and/or PVP combat without any fluff to bog you down.
  • Create a Visiting Gladiator to try out a one-time concept, or pick Career-Mode to watch your gladiator grow and level up over the season.
  • A creative and deadly assortment of match types to keep you guessing and having fun.
  • You have the choice of whether you are brave enough to fight to the death.
  • A chance to build a fan-base as you put on a show for the bloodthirsty fans of the arena using performance combat.
  • As an entertainer and an athlete you can use unique downtime rules to advance your gladiator career.
  • Two tiers of gladiators starting at 1st or 4th level to accommodate fresh-faces and experts alike.

We will always be recruiting and all properly built gladiators will be accepted. Though match-slots will be limited by the number of GMs willing to run one. Players are encouraged to lend a hand as co-GM as well. Don't worry, you can still control your own PCs (in other matches).

See the character creation guidelines here.

Opportunities for role-play will exist, but will be purely player led and won't affect the overall game. Despite this, the game is firmly set within Golarion and your character should fit within the world of Golarion as well.

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Head GM in Morituri Te Salutant: Irorium Arena

Last edited by OzzyKP; Jun 5 '18 at 4:30am..
Test Your Mettle in the Irorium Arena

.ha ha but, dang that is the coolest for sure Heck, he could probably afford those kind of repairs and just write it off somehow. I ee dollar ign all over that.

What about an additional arena?

Like right now you have 1st, and 4th.

What about adding "3rd party." as an option to character/match type? Meaning you'd only fight against third party stuff if allowed.







 

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