I’m revisiting this. Fun. At least for Elf and Valkyrie for me. Though I can’t on kb/mouse get the hang of the “bomb attached to arrow” attack. I still don’t grasp the Wizard type’s controls in particular, and for some reason the Warrior was never my thing.
But. How in the name of Super Earth was any player ever supposed to solo the Colliseum? Seems Patently Impossible. Now I remember why I never had a cape. I can’t get Valkyrie through even the first round of the arena. I can get Elf through the Spider Boss – the roll/dodge is constant lifesaver – but after that just gets overwhelmed.
Also, now I’m wondering if the idea for Helldivers’ Retaliatory Strike missions/maps came from Gauntlet’s Coliseum – or maybe the ideas came about around the same time, as here:
And I hate trap rooms. I believe this room is what I would encounter in HELL as some sort of welcome gift.
*I think I can roll around on this with Elf, but Valkyrie’s dash just isn’t fast enough to avoid getting spiked repeatedly.