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barcah200129 Aug 2022 4:02 p.m. PST

I'm interested in staging some Roman gladiator pit fights. Does anyone know what the pits looked like? Is this a stone cellar? A small area enclosed by a wooden stockade? Ideas?

bandit86 Supporting Member of TMP29 Aug 2022 9:14 p.m. PST

Are you talking about the pits from The TV show "Spartacus" in the show they go done stairs to get to it so a stone cellar would be close

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP30 Aug 2022 7:36 a.m. PST

Not sure what a gladiator pit fight is. They did not fight in their staging/holding area.

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barcah200130 Aug 2022 10:18 a.m. PST

Thanks to both of you. I guess a D&D style structure would be best for these underground combats!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP30 Aug 2022 10:26 a.m. PST

Yes, I would agree, but with a lot more rooms/cells than were in the typical dungeon adventures that I used to play.

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