Gladiators

Gladiators

The player is an armor-clad warrior in a featureless abstract cyberscape, where the goal is to survive the six rounds of the Battle Pyramid. Drop off the swinging Catapult crane into the pit, bring down the Rain of Terror, slingshot around the upper playfield ramp, and build up the Cataclysm bonus. Synchronize the left and right sides for Attack Mode, advance the WEAPON and DOUBLE powers for greater scores, then spell M-U-L-T-I to start a two-ball multiball. If you can survive the Pyramid, proceed to the Beast Challenge and behead the three-headed monster, and become recognized as a Beast Slayer.

Originally intended to be a pinball based on The Legend of Zelda, to be released after the Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario Bros. Mushroom World tables. Midway through development, Gottlieb had an agreement for the American Gladiators license on the condition that they have a game released quickly. This pin was rethemed and reprogrammed to match, but the deal fell through; without time to revert the game to Zelda, it was decided to release it as Gladiators

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Design team



Game details

209
D. Gottlieb & Co.
December 1993
Solid state
Gottlieb System 3
1,995 produced
$2400 - $2800
Normal
Dot Matrix
4
4
2
3
#1011
Unknown


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Game quote

"I'll toast you with my flame !!!"

Pinside rating

This game has received 74 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.302 out of 10.

7.302

Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #222 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.


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Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

106 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

99 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

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Price estimate

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Recent Pinsider scores

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namyzzo
on Gladiators
320,000,000
JimStaub
on Gladiators
5,424,560,190
Pinball_Kurt
on Gladiators
46,106,950
sizteves
on Gladiators
271,408,100
kst8cat
on Gladiators
425,538,200
DigitalJedi084
on Gladiators
953,063,000
quantumjosh
on Gladiators
568,514,590
GoodToBeDad
on Gladiators
1,313,131,200


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