DUELMASTERS NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/19/2003    Duedate: 07/02/2003

OSKSI ARENA

DM-3    TURN-477

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

OINGO BOINGO
DOUBLE TROUBLE (332)
(3-4034) [26-23-0,186]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

OINGO BOINGO                   GWENNOLAS
DOUBLE TROUBLE (332)           OF WOLF AND MAN 3 (481)
(3-4034) [26-23-0,186]         (3-5592) [4-0-0,30]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

OINGO BOINGO                   GAMMA RAY
DOUBLE TROUBLE (332)           THE NUKES (551)
(3-4034) [26-23-0,186]         (3-6057) [18-15-1,100]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

ASTRAL KIN (230)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE NUKES (551)             43
2. ASTRAL KIN (230)            41      FAMOUS HITTERS (535)
3. BOMBAY BUMBLE BEES (308)    21      Unchartered Team
4. SIMPLY DESSERTS (555)       18
5. DOUBLE TROUBLE (332)        12      OF WOLF AND MAN 3 (481)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*OF WOLF AND MAN 3 (481)    8   2  0 80.0   1/ 2 ASTRAL KIN (230)         10  5 0
 2/ 2 FAMOUS HITTERS (535)      23  11  2 67.6   2/ 1 THE BALROGS (121)         9  6 1
 3/ 0 BOMBAY BUMBLE BEES (308)  47  27  4 63.5   3/ 5 SIMPLY DESSERTS (555)     7  8 0
 4/ 3 THE NUKES (551)           94  70 10 57.3   4/ 3 AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)  6  9 0
 5/ 4 THE BALROGS (121)        516 429 22 54.6   5/ 4 THE NUKES (551)           5 10 1
 6/ 5 ASTRAL KIN (230)         276 254 23 52.1   6/ 8 GAMES LIBRARY (340)       4 11 0
 7/ 6 DOUBLE TROUBLE (332)      73  75  0 49.3   7/ 6 DOUBLE TROUBLE (332)      3  0 0
 8/ 7 SIMPLY DESSERTS (555)     73  78  6 48.3   8/ 7 FAMOUS HITTERS (535)      3  0 0
 9/ 8 GAMES LIBRARY (340)      299 449  7 40.0   9/ 0 BOMBAY BUMBLE BEES (308)  3  2 0
10/ 9 AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)  38  65  2 36.9  10/ 9*OF WOLF AND MAN 3 (481)   2  0 0
11/10*DARK TOADS (568)           2   6  1 25.0  11/10*DARK TOADS (568)          2  6 1

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

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                         ---===DELARQUAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 471): BABYFACE of HOMICIDAL MANIACS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 356): OSANNA of THE GOLDEN FISH (Lord Noll, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 476): OINGO BOINGO of DOUBLE TROUBLE (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 473): SULACCO of DEATH ON A STIK (Stik, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 471): BURNT OCHER of CRAYOLA KILLERS (Stik, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 475): RED FUSION of IT'S NEW! (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 472): POPCORN MACHINE of WASTELAND II (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 467): SUNNY SIDE UP of SPRINGBORN (Still, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 458): TUM of FROM THE FACE (Shocking Toad, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 457): JACKASS of TRIAL & ERROR (JE, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 431): KRASNOYASK-26 of 5440 OR FIGHT! (Mordraith, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 422): MEN WORKING of JUST BECAUSE (A-Sop, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 182): EGAN FORN of THE MIDDLE WAY (Gabria Hand, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 409): RUBBER BUMPER of DELVERS (Harby, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 357): REAP THE FIELD of SORROW'S HARVEST (Gergin "Happy Toes"
                             Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 169): SEX ON THE BEACH of INDULGENT DRINKS (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 157): IMMOVEABLE OBJECT of NOT QUITE (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 307): ANDERS of THE DEN OF SWORDS (TMoney, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 134): CADELL of THE OCTAVIANS (Big Red, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 350): MAHI MAHI of BIG MEAN FISH from TALCAMA (Big Wave Dave)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 471): HOMICIDAL MANIACS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 356): HARLEQUINS (Jinx, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 476): THE BALROGS (Poppa Balrog, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 473): ABBY NORMAL (Poppa Balrog, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 471): THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Adela Chu, team captain)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 475): SUPER HEROES (Unforgiven, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 472): DEAD SUPERIOR FORCES (Manager, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 467): TERRAPIN STATION (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 458): none
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 457): CARNAGE CANARIES (C. Canary, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 431): LITTLE GIRLS LIKE... (Shocking Toad, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 422): ALL FINESSE (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 182): THE MIDDLE WAY (Gabria Hand, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 409): COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 357): SORROW'S HARVEST (Gergin "Happy Toes" Frothingslosh)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 169): TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jinda, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 157): KNIGHTS TEMPLAR (Unforgiven, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 307): FISH MONGERS (Ghoti, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 134): FREELANCERS (Jinx, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 350): THUNDR + LITENING (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 471): BABYFACE of HOMICIDAL MANIACS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 356): OSANNA of THE GOLDEN FISH (Lord Noll, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 473): APNEA of ABBY NORMAL (Poppa Balrog, mgr.)
               (turn 472): SCALLAITIS of ABBY NORMAL (Poppa Balrog, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 470): HOFFA of JOHNS (Dear, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 474): ENDYMION of KREWE OF DRUID (The Druid, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 471): PREACHER of THRILLZ & KILLZ (DeGotti, mgr.)
                           LEBEAU of HOGAN'S HEROES (Postmaster, mgr.)
                           WARHOL of UNDEAD ARTISTS (Otto X. Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 466): ANGAR of WAR HAWKS (Jinx, mgr.)
                           JESUS CHRYSLER of TERRAPIN STATION (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 457): NUMBERED WON of NEXT GENERATION (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
                            BUBBLES of WASTELAND (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 456): BOTTINEAU of GRIM FANDANGO (Stik, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 431): KRASNOYASK-26 of 5440 OR FIGHT! (Mordraith, mgr.)
                          ABATIS of ACT OF MALICE (Carnage, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 422): MEN WORKING of JUST BECAUSE (A-Sop, mgr.)
                  (turn 421): TIGER SPLASH of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 356): TAILIDA DAWNRAIN of DARK HORSEMEN (Jinda, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 169): SEX ON THE BEACH of INDULGENT DRINKS (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 156): BALI of ISLANDERS (Devan ki Ru, mgr.)
                          ROGERS of THE EXPLORERS (Kellog, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     It's tough to lose when you're as great as me!  Nice try, Sandman.  I guess my
avoid worked about as well as my training for a measly ol' skill.  Zippo, again.
Gotta love those rec points, though.  Maybe another thousand or so would be worth a
skill, I don't know.  Anyway, I think I'll challenge Fungari again, and avoid Simply
Desserts.  That worked so well last turn....

               Your "awesome" Duelmaster,
                    Oingo Boingo

                                      SPY REPORT

     Good day, friends and fiends, welcome to your friendly neighborhood spyreport.  
I doubt OSKSI will ever be the same.  It seems the training can make the difference, 
as THE BALROGS is pushed out of top team by ASTRAL KIN, who came from 2nd with a 
4-1-0 this turn.  The ASTRAL KIN guild has had a 4-1-0 turn and deserves to be 
watched in the future.  You never know where this kind of thing can lead.  And let's 
see, VECTOR UNSTABLE fought MARY RETZLAFF and gained 18 points and contributed to 
ASTRAL KIN's 4-1-0.  NUKEY HOUSER has lost to VAGABOND DREAM, falling 13 points, 
while helping make THE NUKES a 2-3-1 turn.  Well done, OSKSI, the Duelmaster was this 
turn's most challenged warrior.  Perhaps OINGO BOINGO is not as thrilled, being 
challenged 4 times.  DREUBRA challenged for the Duelmastership this turn, attempting 
to dethrone DOUBLE TROUBLE's warrior.  The attempts to dethrone the Duelmaster have 
failed, and OINGO BOINGO remains OSKSI's top warrior for another turn.  Can someone 
confirm a rumor for me?  I hear the top team makes their losing fighters do dishes at 
The Elefont until they win.  Maybe?   
     He who challenges well, fights well.  He who avoids without cause, shall lose 
for good reasons.  My mama told me that one.  I also notice that the ASTRAL KIN 
stable was the most avoided team this turn.  Come on OSKSI, what are you afraid of?  
And avoiding ASTRAL KIN more than any other team we find THE BALROGS.  OSKSI, are we 
going to accept, or respect this sort of thing?   
     We only live a short time in this world, so why not take a sharp blade, and 
shave it close?  FILTHY FILTH must have surprised THE NUKES this turn, after they 
sent it to the Dark Arena, but the Dark Arena couldn't hold it!  A brave warrior does 
not carry a red shield, he has nothing to cover or hide when the fight is over.  
Consider well.   
     I like this place, OSKSI, the taverns have old wine, and young serving girls.  
Who could ask for more?  Well, I'm burning daylight here in OSKSI and I've a long 
road ahead of me.  Happy Trails.  Until the sun next rises and my pen sets to paper-- 
Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 OINGO BOINGO 4034            26  23  0   186       DOUBLE TROUBLE (332)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FUNGARI 6171                 16   3  0   121       THE BALROGS (121)
 TERRY MULHOLLAND 3747        13   0  0   115       BOMBAY BUMBLE BEES (308)
 DUNE 6095                    15   8  0   104       SIMPLY DESSERTS (555)
 GAMMA RAY 6057               18  15  1   100       THE NUKES (551)
 QUICKSAND 6102               15  18  2   100       SIMPLY DESSERTS (555)
 SANDMAN 6103                 19  11  0    94       SIMPLY DESSERTS (555)
 MX 6055                      22  11  0    93       THE NUKES (551)
 DREUBRA 6092                 13  11  0    91       THE BALROGS (121)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PETE HARNISCH 3750           13   5  0    88       BOMBAY BUMBLE BEES (308)
 GO FISH 6020                 18  31  0    85       GAMES LIBRARY (340)
 STEVE SAX 6120                7  14  0    79       AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)
 HELIAS SOL 5185              11   9  2    77       ASTRAL KIN (230)
 THE MAN 6077                  8   5  1    73       FAMOUS HITTERS (535)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DAVID CONE 5795               7   5  1    62       BOMBAY BUMBLE BEES (308)
 GRAPH 6073                   10  23  0    57       GAMES LIBRARY (340)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VECTOR UNSTABLE 6231          5   2  0    56       ASTRAL KIN (230)
 MARY RETZLAFF 6119            9  12  1    50       AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)
 SIMEARTH 6155                11  11  0    44       GAMES LIBRARY (340)
 YROHK 6191                    8   7  0    44       THE BALROGS (121)
 BUD SMITH 6022                5   1  2    43       BOMBAY BUMBLE BEES (308)
 SPLINTERED SKY 6249           5   0  0    42       ASTRAL KIN (230)
-BENEICO 5457                  3   0  0    40       OF WOLF AND MAN 3 (481)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FILTHY FILTH 6278             1   0  1    33       THE NUKES (551)
 JOHN MAHER 6218               5   4  1    32       AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)
 DAT NGUYEN 6216               4   6  0    31       AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)
 GWENNOLAS 5592                4   0  0    30       OF WOLF AND MAN 3 (481)
 VAGABOND DREAM 6240           4   2  0    26       ASTRAL KIN (230)
-PUTT PUTT 4977                2   3  0    25       DOUBLE TROUBLE (332)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SMEG MAGGOD 6200              2   1  1    23       DARK TOADS (568)
 WHELM 6261                    3   0  0    20       THE BALROGS (121)
 NOT HOYLE 6208                4   6  0    18       GAMES LIBRARY (340)
 NUKEY HOUSER 6238             3   3  0    16       THE NUKES (551)
 STAR SHARD 6270               2   1  0    16       ASTRAL KIN (230)
 AMOK 6228                     3   5  1    15       THE BALROGS (121)
 JAWY VAZQUEZ 6091             1   0  0    14       BOMBAY BUMBLE BEES (308)
 THE GOALIE 6229               1   7  0    10       GAMES LIBRARY (340)
 DEEANN RAKOVICH 6254          1   3  0     6       AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)
 WHIP SCORPION 6275            1   1  0     4       SIMPLY DESSERTS (555)
-PHLEM 6271                    0   1  0     1       DARK TOADS (568)

'-' denotes a warrior who did not fight this turn.

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
AURORA 5638            8  6 2 ASTRAL KIN 230        MARY RETZLAFF 6119    474 JUST REV
SHEWISH GIANT 625      0  1 0 DARK ARENA 0          FILTHY FILTH 6278     477 NONE    
FILTH 6277             0  1 0 THE NUKES 551         LORD ISKOVEN 627      477 NONE    
DIRT CLUMP 6268        0  3 0 SIMPLY DESSERTS 555   STONE GOLEM 630       477 NONE    
DUST DEVIL 6269        0  1 0 SIMPLY DESSERTS 555   SMEG MAGGOD 6200      475 REVENGED

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Ah, sadness.  No more baseball, at least not the games I really want to watch, the
ones which star my own children!  Alas, I suppose I'll just have to suffer watching
Barry Bonds continue to become the most Famous Hitter. -- Assurnasirbanipal

Graph -- I might not NEED a map, but your maps are always a help!  A GREAT HELP! --
The Man

Gamma Ray -- Ack!  I'm mutating!  All my aces are dividing and become twos, my twos
are miscegenating and becoming threes, my threes....  (shudder)  Where will it all
end? -- Go Fish

The Man -- Too bad you don't teach as well as you learn. -- Graph, appalled by your
learning curve
P.S.  I don't do bathtubs, it makes my ink run.

Mary Retzlaff -- How extremely peculiar.  I can't find a place for you anywhere in my
simulation.  Perhaps I need to try the Mars simulation, or alternatively the volcano
world.... -- SimEarth

Dirt Clump -- Old news for me.  I can tell a dirt clump from a ball. -- The Goalie

Gwenolas -- I am neither wolf nor man, and you should not treat me so.  Your actions
are distinctly... Not Hoyle

Stan -- I strive to excel. -- SimEarth

Stan -- Our library doesn't stink.  Maybe a little dusty, but no stink.  It isn't
like we kept cats. -- Zin, Games Library

Quicksand -- OUR Dune is inactive in Darkholm, and a good thing.  He was awful.
Still is, for that matter. -- Go Fish

Poppa Balrog -- Hey!  You stole that free fight from me!! -- Arcane Kid

Dune -- Your and your kind disgust me!  Fight or die!!  What's with this "standing
around and waiting for something to happen?"  *#%*@*# -- Helias Sol

Whelm -- Yeah!!  What old Sol said!!  &#*$%*& -- Star Shard

(Note to self:  Adjust and recalibrate Outworlder's growth chambers for short-timer
AB's.  There's definitely a need in Osksi!!)

Deeann Rakovich -- I can't believe your manager would dare let you step into the
arena with me!  When will you guys learn?  (Ummm...judging by how long you've been
hanging around...not any time soon....) -- Splintered Sky

Nukey Houser -- I realize there isn't a lot of competition to choose from, but surely
you could have seen that loss coming and avoided it???  On the plus side, I rather
enjoyed your cries for pity.  Thanks for brightening my day!! -- Vector Unstable

John Maher -- Who's the wise guy who oiled the handle of my sword??  That was a lousy
prank!!!  You caught me nappin'!! -- Vagabond Dream

Smeg Maggod -- Perhaps a more evenly matched bloodfeud, now. -- Whip, Scorpion

Oingo Boingo -- There's no fun in asking.  Especially when none of my warriors seem
capable of dethroning you.  ;) -- Simply Desserts
P.S.  I would, however, be curious to see Dune Vs. Fungari sometime before either
graduate.

The Goalie -- I suppose it's difficult to beat a goalie if you aren't taking any
shots. -- Dirt Clump

MX -- Remember that time when I stabbed you with my sword?  That was awesome! --
Dreubra

Steve Sax -- At least I got a skill from you this time.  Do me a favor and avoid my
team to try to eliminate this match again. -- Fungari

Dat -- Good fight.  You might just be a better gladiator than football player. --
Amok

Star Shard -- Y'need a bigger knife. -- Whelm

Arcane Kid -- The Balrogs returned to Osksi a little more than a year ago and found 
no GAPPDA...I convinced Fusion to return as well, but he started a new Nukes team.  I
would go to this summer's FTF were it not so close to my impending wedding.  So I
didn't know where other GAPPDA guys are or if they're still playing. -- PB

Havoc -- It's the new me.  I thought I needed an image change, so I'm going with
sarcastic condescension, you like? -- PB

Helias Sol -- It's not MY damn fault everyone I fight turns into a giant green
monstrosity when I hit them!  I'm just trying to deal out massive cellular damage and
instead I get "Hulk Smash!" -- Gamma Ray

Vector Unstable -- Hmm.  I'll see you again in five or six attack skills. -- Nukey
House

Arcane Kid -- Oh, to remember the good old days, when the green and purple MEANT
something.  Something goofy, but SOMETHING.  Why, I'd often sprain my fingers writing
out Green and Purple Polka-dotted Alliance, five or six times a turn!  But try to
tell kids today that.  They won't believe you.  It's all high-tech lungers and skill
charts these days.  Remember big, high con bashers.... -- Old Man Fusion

27 May 2003
A note to everyone regarding manager names and manager lists -- If you're running a
team incognito, all you have to do is let me know and I won't put your name on any
manager lists.  It has seemed though, that more people want their names listed, even
if they do not announce themselves, than the other way around.  Also, I do maintain
the list more or less by hand and errors do creep in.  You have but to say I've made
an error and no one will be the wiser (except thee and me, of course). -- The Saint,
keeper of lists

30 May 2003
Duelmasters Friends and Friendly Foes -- I am returning to the United States for the
summer.  Please direct any Snailmail to:
     Devon Hagy
     Open Skies Ministries
     Att: Hammer
     1515 E 7th St
     Okmulgee, OK 74447
     USA
Bro De is the founder and president of Open Skies Ministries [Prison Ministry] and a
newcomer to the world of Duelmasters. We minister together when I am in the area.
See you on the sands!
-- Daryl P Holloman aka Hammer
Flower Hammerz DM 28
Casino Hammerz DM 33
Fish Hammerz DM 54

3 June 2003
     The Company of Brothers want to take this opportunity to formally introduce
ourselves to all players.  Our play is NOT based on smack, rudeness, or anything less
than fair play (well...as fair as it gets!) and improving the knowledge base of the
game and the sharing of experimentation and information.  We are not concerned with
personal politics, ideals, etc.  We are players who enjoy the game.
     Currently, our membership includes:
     Asmo Dius, Baphomet, and Fahkry.
     We wish to welcome our newest member...Suiside.  May the gods smile upon you and
victory rest well on your team.  Any who wish to join us may contact one of our
members for info.

4 June 2003
                 ANNOUNCING THE RETURN OF STORMCROWE SLAUGHTERHOUSE
     The last Stormcrowe Slaughterhouse was one of the closest and most exciting
contests ever held in Alastari.  Such an epic demands a sequel.  Therefore, Master
Darque and Jack Wolfspider are pleased to announce the return of the Stormcrowe
Slaughterhouse.
     Where?  Stormcrowe DM 45 (slow).  When?  The Slaughterhouse returns on Turn 207,
due August 19.  How can you get into the action?  Bring a team (one per entrant
please) to arena 45 and announce your intention to join the contest in the Personals.
     Rules:  This time around the rules are very simple.  Each warrior win against a
higher rated opponent (one or more points higher in the ratings) brings you 10
points, against even rated opponent 7 points, lower rated 5 points.  Wins against
NPCs or by a warrior who downchallenges are worth 0 points.  Points are doubled for
kills.  All warriors in the arena whether participating in the Slaughterhouse or not
are fair game.  Points are totaled weekly, and the contestant whose team has racked
up the most points at the end of 10 turns is declared Slaughterhouse Champion.
     Prizes:  To be announced; we're still talking with RSI about it.  Figure it will
be something pretty good.  But hey, who needs prizes when the honor of being
Slaughterhouse Champion awaits!
     More info:  Master Darque, MasterDarqueDM@aol.com, or Jack Wolfspider,
russtulp@aol.com.  Or diplo Darque Forces (428) or Dynastic (433) in Arena 45.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

DIRT CLUMP was butchered by STONE GOLEM in a unpopular 3 minute Dark Arena fight.
FILTHY FILTH savagely slew SHEWISH GIANT in a 1 minute brutal Dark Arena melee.
FILTH was assassinated by LORD ISKOVEN in a crowd pleasing 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
WHIP SCORPION was defeated by SMEG MAGGOD in a 2 minute brutal Bloodfeud fight.
DREUBRA was devastated by OINGO BOINGO in a 1 minute uneven Challenge Title brawl.
QUICKSAND overpowered HELIAS SOL in a 2 minute bloody one-sided Challenge struggle.
SPLINTERED SKY viciously subdued DAT NGUYEN in a 1 minute Challenge fight.
YROHK lost to GRAPH in a 2 minute Challenge duel.
WHELM defeated THE GOALIE in a dull 6 minute Challenge duel.
STAR SHARD defeated AMOK in a 4 minute Challenge fight.
GAMMA RAY was luckily beaten by TERRY MULHOLLAND in a 8 minute veteran's melee.
FUNGARI savagely defeated PETE HARNISCH in a crowd pleasing 9 minute competition.
DUNE savagely defeated STEVE SAX in a popular 3 minute bloody master's match.
SANDMAN outwaited CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a tiring 14 minute uneven fight.
MX viciously subdued GO FISH in a exciting 2 minute bloody expert's duel.
THE MAN devastated BUD SMITH in a exciting 1 minute one-sided brawl.
MARY RETZLAFF was narrowly defeated by VECTOR UNSTABLE in a exciting 3 minute bout.
DAVID CONE overpowered SIMEARTH in a 1 minute mismatched conflict.
NUKEY HOUSER was bested by VAGABOND DREAM in a popular 1 minute bout.
GWENNOLAS won victory over NOT HOYLE in a 2 minute gory match.
JOHN MAHER handily defeated CULT MEMBER in a 1 minute uneven duel.
DEEANN RAKOVICH was devastated by JAWY VAZQUEZ in a popular 1 minute one-sided bout.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  7         AIMED BLOW        28 -  13 -  1      68  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      7         BASHING ATTACK    15 -  12 -  2      56  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   6         PARRY-STRIKE      15 -  13 -  0      54  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    5         SLASHING ATTACK   14 -  13 -  1      52  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         TOTAL PARRY       20 -  22 -  1      48  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         LUNGING ATTACK    22 -  25 -  2      47  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     3         STRIKING ATTACK   22 -  26 -  2      46  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         WALL OF STEEL     18 -  23 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         PARRY-LUNGE       10 -  16 -  0      38  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      7 -  16 -  2      30  |

Turn 477 was great if you     Not so great if you used      The fighting styles of the
used the fighting styles:     the fighting styles:          top eleven warriors are:

PARRY-LUNGE        2 -  0     TOTAL PARRY        3 -  4         5  TOTAL PARRY    
STRIKING ATTACK    5 -  2     WALL OF STEEL      2 -  3         2  STRIKING ATTACK
AIMED BLOW         2 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  2         2  AIMED BLOW     
BASHING ATTACK     2 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  2         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  3     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  1         1  PARRY-STRIKE   

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  OINGO BOINGO 4034          26  23  0  186 DOUBLE TROUBLE (332)
AIMED BLOW       FUNGARI 6171               16   3  0  121 THE BALROGS (121)
TOTAL PARRY      TERRY MULHOLLAND 3747      13   0  0  115 BOMBAY BUMBLE BEES (308)
PARRY-STRIKE     DREUBRA 6092               13  11  0   91 THE BALROGS (121)
WALL OF STEEL    HELIAS SOL 5185            11   9  2   77 ASTRAL KIN (230)
BASHING ATTACK   THE MAN 6077                8   5  1   73 FAMOUS HITTERS (535)
SLASHING ATTACK  YROHK 6191                  8   7  0   44 THE BALROGS (121)
LUNGING ATTACK   BUD SMITH 6022              5   1  2   43 BOMBAY BUMBLE BEES (308)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is OINGO BOINGO 4034.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was GAMMA RAY 6057.  The ten other most popular fighters were FUNGARI 6171, MX 
6055, MARY RETZLAFF 6119, DUNE 6095, SMEG MAGGOD 6200, QUICKSAND 6102, STAR SHARD 
6270, STEVE SAX 6120, VECTOR UNSTABLE 6231, and GWENNOLAS 5592.

The least popular fighter this week was SANDMAN 6103.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were PETE HARNISCH 3750, THE GOALIE 6229, DIRT CLUMP 6268, TERRY MULHOLLAND 
3747, WHELM 6261, SIMEARTH 6155, DAT NGUYEN 6216, DREUBRA 6092, DEEANN RAKOVICH 6254, 
and JOHN MAHER 6218.

The following warriors will travel to ADVANCED DUELMASTERS after next turn:

OINGO BOINGO (3-4034) DOUBLE TROUBLE (332)

               NEW GRADUATES--FROM ALL ARENAS (INCLUDING CLOSED ARENAS)

     For those of you who keep track of such things, 13 additional warriors graduated 
from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament:

                            STRYSON (12-1368) SHADOW LORDS
                              STEFEN (15-2052) WILD BOYS
                         FROG SLAYER (21-4021) THE GUARDIANS
                       VICTOR CALDERONE (60-5223) CLUB CULTURE
                          TYBALT (62-3696) GRAPHIC VIOLENCE
                         WESTON (65-5719) SUPERIOR FORCES 4I
                            FOGGY (72-4595) DARQUE FORCES
                              NORAF (82-3856) ENVENOMED
                          CHEOPS (82-4451) LEGENDS OF EGYPT
                      THE SCREAMING FANS (82-6495) WHY I PLAY DM
                            CRAB (82-11880) 4-LETTER STDS
                         BRAND (82-13289) TOADS OF AMBER III
                        SHERRI (82-15114) SUPERIOR FORCES 3201

                                          -- Green Eyes