Sands of the Coliseum is a turn-based gladiator fighting game similar to the Swords and Sandals series. Fight AI opponents in the single player campaign or challenge real people around the world in the multiplayer coliseum. Each fight involves targeting body parts and choosing how much power to attack them with. After winning a fight, you will have the choice to kill your opponent or show them mercy. Choosing death with give you extra loot and choosing mercy will give you an XP bonus. Upgrade your skills and equip yourself with better equipment so that you can defeat tougher opponents.