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Hop into the sandals of a gladiator and fight for glory in epic arena battles!

Supported inputs: XBOX controllers (strongly recommended), keyboard.


  • Fast-paced melee and ranged combat with hitboxes for each body part
  • Career mode featuring various tactics and ways for you to bring your gladiator to glory
  • 'Save the Emperor' Arcade game mode for a virtually endless fighting experience
  • Quick Fight mode for custom and/or randomized short and fast-paced arena duels, including local multiplayer
  • Over 90 pieces of equipment and 16 different character faces from four populations during the era of the ancient Roman Empire: Romans, Gauls, Nubians and Egyptians
  • Seven arenas with their own unique look and feel: The Colosseum, Aegyptus, Macedonia, Gallia, Hispania, The Ludus & The Palace


Best place to follow along with the development is on my personal YouTube gamedev channel, but feel free to check out the below links as well.

Discord: https://discord.gg/dreamon
Website: https://dreamonstudios.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DreamonStudios
YouTube: https://youtube.com/DreamonGameStudios
Facebook: https://facebook.com/DreamonStudios


Updated 25 days ago
PlatformsWindows, macOS
AuthorDreamon Studios
GenreFighting, Action
Made withUnity
Tags2D, Controller, Gore, Local multiplayer, Multiplayer, Pixel Art, Singleplayer, Swords
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count1 - 2


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Gladihoppers_Win_v_2_0_4.zip 48 MB
Gladihoppers_Mac_v_2_0_4.zip 67 MB
Gladihoppers_Win_v_2_1_0.zip 25 MB
Gladihoppers_Mac_v_2_1_0.zip 28 MB

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um will you be updating the game any time soon?

GREAT 2020

Love the game: UA stream

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Necesito ayuda cuando abro el juego y luego dice que tu resolución de pantalla falló. Por favor, intente una más baja y en el menú no me da ninguna otra resolución que la de mi pantalla y cambie esa de 1400x900 a 800x600 y siga el mismo problema alguna solución
PD Juego el juego desde antes de que pusieran las jabalinas, dejé de jugar por un tiempo y cuando veo un boom en la tienda de juegos, esto me emociona y lo jugué y me encanta, pero no puedo jugarlo en mi PC debido al problema. mencionado anteriormente ayuda !!

mine won't download on Mac even with the enable

Good morning dreamon studios! can you tell please how defend emperor in arcade mode? Therese an achievement on android but its impossible, enemies are too strong, with my full character with top equipment and 126 attack and 222 def im getting only 19 wave, is it real? can you try please and fix it if its wrong, than you for your attention!

After the 17 wave enemies just rush you, they dont block your attacks or smth, they just attaking and pushing you, and each their hit gets 70-100 damage :((

Wow! This game looks lovely! I like it so much!

May you add a new secret name? "God" and you'll know what it would do.

I can't seem to find the pinned comment in discord for the special names. Can anyone help me?

Just go to #gladihoppers and write "secret names". :)

thank you for making this great game!

Thank you for playing it! :)

Hello, when are you updating the pc version of the game, its awesome i already have done both of the endings

I like your games <3

Please add Russian Язык :)

just wonering what game engine did you use to make this? 

Hey, I used Unity! :)

This game is so fun...only issue i had was beating the campaign 3 times to try different weapons on arcade mode. Stealing equipment is OP but maybe that makes it more fun.

Thanks! Haha, yeah I agree the Career mode gets easy after a certain point, but a lot of people think it's too difficult so I'm not sure what to do about it. xD

interesting. I was wondering about that looking at your update notes. Oh well lol. Btw I thuroughly enjoy your vlogs.

Been playing this allot on Android. What's up with the spear though? Seems like complete trash? I stole it from someone then got wrecked by the next guy with a decent weapon.

Yeah, it's not supposed to be in the Career mode yet, but due to a bug it is. I will update the game soon and fix.

no update for pc? 

Coming today!


Can you tell me all the special names please

There's a pinned message in the Discord server!

One of the best games I've played on mobile. I've reach the Champion level just yesterday, and I must say I've hooked on this game for more than two weeks. Man, keep your work! Someday this game will be even more exciting and fun to play. And if I must say something that I think will be cool... well... I think some boss fights or something like that. But by the way, really nice game you got there.

Thank you so much, Pudim! And yeah, definitely bosses would improve the game. I'm working on more weapon types right now, but in the future I'll add bosses too! :)

Can you tell me all the special names please

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There's a pinned comment on our Discord! :)

where is your discord?


I can't find it, please help.


Pleaseeee help with the secret names!!....i found only two...kratos and caesar....please helppp

There are more in a pinned commeent on our Discord! :)


Hands down best game, Fuck the people who write mean comments in your google play store edition cause they dump. Anyways have a good day Dreamon Studios :D

Haha, yeah the game took a huge hit in the rating because of a bug that made 25% of players crash. It's fixed now though so the rating should rise again! Thanks man! :D


Thank you! :-)

I love this game. Great work!

Thanks, Nico!

what are the controlsS

game is crazy coooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooL!


Does anyone know if this is still being worked on? I honestly had a great time on it but it hasn't been updated in so long.

Hey! Yeah, I'm still working on it. Check out the Discord server at the top of the page for more info, but the short story is I'm gonna finish the Career mode update for mobile first and then update the PC and Mac versions! :)

Thanks developer for the mobile version of GLADIHOPPERS, however I think it could be put a multiplayer mode in both versions so we spent playing with friends on different phones and also with compartmentability with platforms android and App. In addition could be placed mode tutorial, which appears as soon as we open the game in the mode tabs in case we forget the battle commands. Besides, I can not wait to get the pending updates, both from the computer and from the cell phone, and that these observations are in both versions.

fun engine! waiting for career mode! will you be able to earn money and buy new equiptment?

maybe make hammers that take really long to swing but do collateral damage? and when characters die, their weapon flies out of their hands. maybe make it so that the weapon can get stuck in the other player and do damage for fun? idk lol

Sorry for bothering, but are you still working on the game? 

I'm starting to lose hope :(

Hey man! Not bothering at all, I'm happy you care! Sorry for disappearing like this, but due to financial reasons I need to prioritize finishing the mobile version of Gladihoppers first. I should start getting active on Twitter again shortly too. :)

i  like the ud

When this game will relased for Android? 


please add more equipment character maps to the game and come up with special effects such as multiplayer mode and store features (for example, double damage for 5 seconds)


I had an abnormal amount of fun with this game! Seriously! This game is more fun then some steam games i've bought and this is only a game that hasnt even come close to being finished! I would gladly pay for this game! The only way this could be better would be online multiplayer (that and of course more items you can gain and maybe an option to use smaller items as dual wields or stuff like that). But i cant wait till this game gets updated and eventually get released~!

This  game was awesome! I look forward to seeing more.

its great, i just expect this update :D

first of all, congrats on this and the next update. everyone that play the 0.1 version or the newcomer out there feels happy and this game give us our fun. i have tons of hours playing this game before the update. everything is good and better, hope to see more updates.

i hope some of my comments give you idea of the next update.

-enemies still receive my first attack (just move forward and attack with up arrow key, every bot will receive that first attack) it even worse after we could just throw javelin (they receive a minimum of 2 javelin before realised it). so, maybe it better to put bot on defence mode for 1 second after the round started

-sometimes i cant throw javelin cause of blocking move

-sometimes its hard to throw javelin but its still fine

hope you enjoy this video :D

PS: i create a video with storyline of gladihopper with alara with main character as a slave on a journey to a gladihopper

Thank you very much Dreamon Studios, now finally after a long time I am getting into the game. But I still wanted to ask a few things:

Would you like to add a translation into Portuguese (Brazil)?

What is the key for the controls of the game in which you activate "javelins"? (because I want to change)

Hello again Dreamon Studios, I hope I'm not bothering. Well, unhappily I could not do what you said, so I think the way is to downgrade the game design to the old version of Unity. However I have some questions about this:

How will I use it? (explain in detail)

Are you at risk of any problems or viruses? (especially in the case of the virus?)

And how will it be for the next updates?


If you send me an email at anders@dreamonstudios.com just saying "hello" so I get your email, then I will send you a .zip with the game built in the old version of Unity that works with your computer. No worries, you don't have to do anything. It will be exactly like when you downloaded the game from this website. For the next updates, just remind me and I will build a version for you.

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