DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 07/27/2004    Duedate: 08/09/2004

KALTOS ARENA

DM-5    TURN-501

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

BELISS DON
THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
(5-4558) [18-16-0,125]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

BELISS DON                     DOG
THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)         ON THE FARM (478)
(5-4558) [18-16-0,125]         (5-4576) [3-3-1,38]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

BELISS DON                     SILENT
THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)         THE TAKEN (370)
(5-4558) [18-16-0,125]         (5-4600) [13-5-1,100]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

RENEGADES II (180)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. PARTY ANIMALS (324)         39
2. THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)      30      MORE NEW TEAMS 2 (476)
3. SCOUNDRELS (483)            18      Unchartered Team
4. RENEGADES II (180)          17
5. JOHNS (379)                  3      ON THE FARM (478)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1 HOUSE OF PANCAKES (471)   10   3  0 76.9   1/ 1 RENEGADES II (180)       13  2 1
 2/ 2 MORE NEW TEAMS 2 (476)    40  13  1 75.5   2/ 2 THE TAKEN (370)          10  4 0
 3/ 4 THE TAKEN (370)           63  50  3 55.8   3/ 3 JOHNS (379)               5  7 0
 4- 5 TECHNOLOGY (283)         464 392 30 54.2   4/ 5 THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)    4 11 0
 5/ 6 PARTY ANIMALS (324)      113  99  8 53.3   5/ 6 MORE NEW TEAMS 2 (476)    2  1 0
 6/ 8 RENEGADES II (180)       276 249 19 52.6   6/ 7 PARTY ANIMALS (324)       2  3 1
 7/ 7 THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)   168 153  7 52.3   7/ 4*ON THE FARM (478)         2  3 1
 8/ 3*ON THE FARM (478)          8   8  1 50.0   8/ 0*SCOUNDRELS (483)          1  1 0
 9- 9*BLITZKRIEG (481)           2   2  0 50.0   9- 8 TECHNOLOGY (283)          1  2 0
10/ 0*SCOUNDRELS (483)           1   1  0 50.0  10- 9*BLITZKRIEG (481)          0  2 0
11/10 JOHNS (379)              194 313  8 38.3  11-10 HOUSE OF PANCAKES (471)   0  1 0

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

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

            + ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ Out of the Past #10 ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ +
                                   Delarquan Edition

Old Valamantis:

     The Old Forum of the ruins was empty of people, though strewn with bits of
rubble and random bushes.  Two hundred yards long and a hundred yards wide, and they
stood at the midpoint of one side and looked across to the battered, dark-stoned hulk
of the Old Valamantis arena on the other.  At the end to their left was a vast
building--or the remains of it--that had the layered foundation of an edifice built
on the remains of many previous ones.  Basalt, marble, sandstone, granite, porphyry.
     "The growth rings of the old city," Tensekai, the Silver Mage muttered.
     "Which is the Folstrom layer?" Ka D'Argo of Kolact asked.
     "The oldest.  The bottom one--black basalt," the mage answered.  "The old city
was founded by the Folstrom.  They laid out the ground plan and built the walls.
That," a twitch of his head to the left, "was their main...temple, although we don't
think they worshipped in the same sense we do now.  There at the other end--" a
forest of columns of many different stones, skillfully carved to look like different
species of trees, closed off the right end of the Forum, "that was their Grove of
Sacrifice."
     The gladiators looked one way, to the temple, the other way to the stone grove,
and then across at the arena.  The lower arcade was of black basalt.
     "So the arena was theirs, too."  Sputter of Dwes Eg hunched his shoulders
uneasily.  "Were the Bloodgames their idea?"
     Tensekai glanced at him, startled.  "I don't know, I never questioned that it
was Sheila of the Grey Wand who came up with that."  After a moment, he grimaced.
"She lived then, or near to then, and might have borrowed the idea from them."
     "So she's using blood magic, too, eh?"  Goblin licked his lips and took a step
forward.  "So much for her high-and-mighty attitude, then!  Not that I'm complaining,
mind you."
     "I have heard it said that Sheila of the Grey Wand would use ANY means to
protect Alastari," Tensekai muttered.  "But it never occurred to me that the
Bloodgames might be part of her magical defense...."  The thought appeared to make
him uneasy.
     "We won't get anything done standing around here," Goblin called back over his
shoulder.  I thought you were all eager to establish a magical perimeter inside the
arena.  Let's do it!"
     "Right," Sputter said.  He stepped forward to follow Goblin.  "You know, I
really don't want to go over there."
     "Me neither!"  Lavender Lance took Tensekai's arm.  "But we have it to do,
right?"
     The gladiators straggled out onto the Forum's cracked pavement.  Goblin was in
the lead; Ka D'Argo brought up the rear, facing backwards with his sword drawn.  None
of them felt comfortable with the fact that they'd gotten this far without being
stopped.
     After a few minutes, Sputter glanced around and then at Tensekai.  "Why aren't
we hearing anything?  No birds or mice, okay, I wouldn't want to hang out here
either, if I was a bird or a mouse.  But not even any wind!"
     The mage's eyes were blank with concentration, and he didn't answer.
     "It's a trap," Ka D'Argo said quietly.  "The whole city, but especially the
arena, is a trap for anyone who ventures in without the permission of..." he gestured
at the ruins around the Forum, "whoever's there.  But we have to do it anyway.  Some
traps can only be destroyed from the inside."
     Lavender Lance burst into tears.  "I don't want to be trapped by...by liches or
whatever they are!"  But she kept walking toward the arena.
     No one tried to stop them.  This unexpected fact brought all of them to
agreement with the Kolactan's assessment that the arena was a trap.  And a very
unpleasant one.  Once they were inside the walls, and especially as they descended
the dark corridor toward the sunken fighting floor, the smell of the place grew
stronger.  It stank of blood and death and decay, with a sulfurous undertone that
none of them could identify.
     Until they stepped out onto the sands, under a dome of crimson light, and saw
the demonic creature waiting for them.
     And heard the iron bars clash into position behind them to prevent an exit.

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

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 500): JEJUNE of MANNEQUIN'S BEST (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 386): TOOFLESS of GLORY BOUND TROLLS (DeGotti, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 505): LEFTISTS BLOW of THE CONFUSED (Shocking Toad, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 501): STANLEY'S CUP of SPORTZ! (Guardian, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 500): HOWLER of THE TAKEN (Silver Stroke, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 504): SECOND OMEN of DARK PANTHEON (Doc Steele, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 501): PESCHISOLIDO of IMPORTED FOOTBALLERS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 496): SIR PENT of SIR AGLIO (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 487): PURPLE FIREFISH of BIG MEAN FISH (Big Wave Dave, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 486): THE BUTCHER of NASTY MOB (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 460): POSTMASTER P of HELTER SKELTER (Cosmo Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 451): STEVEN SCIMITAR of EAGLES CLAW (Talon Volksie, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 197): MYRON NAGEL of THE MIDDLE WAY (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 438): STUPID SEXY FLANDERS of I'M SO SEXY (Muffy, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 386): APPLE of FRUITS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 183): LAWYER of PLAGUES (Abarsis, the Slaughter Priest, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 171): HOFFA WITH HAIR of IMPROVED ILLUSION (Phantasm, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 336): YOU of SRETSAMLEUD (Phat Phat, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 148): CANNONBALL of X-POSSE (Savant, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 379): SLEEPLESS PARANOIA of PARENTHOOD from DWES EG (TUM)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 500): CLAN BATTLEAXE (Mithril, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 386): GLORY BOUND TROLLS (DeGotti, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 505): THE CONFUSED (Shocking Toad, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 501): CHEETO'S HEROES (Cheeto, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 500): RENEGADES II (Elizamir, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 504): SCIENCE FICTION (Shocking Toad, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 501): FLOWER CHILDREN (Ebenezer Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 496): BLOODSHED (Cheeto, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 487): CENTER FOR OLDS (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 486): SWORD OPERA (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 460): LITTLE GIRLS LIKE... (Shocking Toad, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 451): EAGLES CLAW (Talon Volksie, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 197): THE MIDDLE WAY (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 438): COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 386): BOY O'S (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 183): USELESS TOOLS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 171): THE EXPLORERS (Kellog, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 336): SRETSAMLEUD (Phat Phat, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 148): X-POSSE (Savant, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 379): BLACK PRIMERS, etc. (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 504): HARALDUR of AESIR (Buri, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 500): HOWLER of THE TAKEN (Silver Stroke, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 503): ZEP of IRON BROTHERS (Dan, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 495): SULTAN OF SWING of TERRAPIN STATION (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 487): PURPLE FIREFISH of BIG MEAN FISH (Big Wave Dave, mgr.)
                            PICKLE JUICE of BURN N' PILLAGE (Jolly, mgr.)
                            VASSAL of THUNDR + LITENING (Doc Steele, mgr.)
                            HANNAH of SHEPHERDS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 486): THE BUTCHER of NASTY MOB (Papa Bear, mgr.)
               (turn 485): SYRANO BLOODBANE of THE BLOODBANES (Stik, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 460): POSTMASTER P of HELTER SKELTER (Cosmo Frothingslosh, mgr.)
              (turn 459): PINK BEAR of LITTLE GIRLS LIKE... (Shocking Toad, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 197): MYRON NAGEL of THE MIDDLE WAY (Nick, mgr.)
                   (turn 196): MISS CON DUCK of DUCKS UNLIMITED (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 437): EL RIPPOFF of DELVERS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 182): MERGEN of THE BLACK COMPANY (Woelfe, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 171): HOFFA WITH HAIR of IMPROVED ILLUSION (Phantasm, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 147): 2 PHAT of VERMIN (Sultan, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Greetings, warriors of KALTOS!  Once again I've been called out of retirement 
for my abilities and insights into Spyreporting.  What's with MOUSE DAVIS?  He 
actually beat RENEGADES II's PRIME, and walked away with 32 more points from the 
fight.  Major screwup at ON THE FARM.  HORSE lost 15 points to VINNY THE JET.  Some 
new strategies, perhaps?  Maybe HORSE will provide more easy wins...  KALTOS has a 
Duelmaster who doesn't sit back and get lazy.  He Dark Arena Challenged DARK ARENA's 
BANDIT PRINCE (0-0-0), which should prove (ahem!) interesting.  The crowds were 
amazed this turn, as BANDIT PRINCE killed the Duelmaster, HOWLER, leaving THE TAKEN 
in mourning.  So now BELISS DON gets to be KALTOS' Duelmaster.  But what comes around 
goes around.  Wouldn't it be nice to have live subjects to practice on?  I hear some 
team is looking into the uses of convicted prisoners.   
     No matter the time or place, men will always duel.  How well I know the feeling 
of being in the most avoided team!  Don't fall out of practive, THE TAKEN!  The bums 
at MORE NEW TEAMS 2 couldn't face the challenges from THE TAKEN!  No excuse for that! 
What do people see in HOFFA?  His 8-55-0?  JOHNS ain't talkin', but he's got 79 
points.  FRIED TWINKIE expects the easy win by going 23 points down.  HOFFA will find 
this a hard lesson!  FRIED TWINKIE subdued HOFFA.  I bet FRIED TWINKIE could beat 
two-year-olds, too.  Well, JOHNS knows who to set their sights on.  GOBLIN didn't 
quite know what to make of a challenge he received from DOG of ON THE FARM, who is 20 
points below him.  DOG perhaps got its just desserts, seeing as it was defeated by 
GOBLIN and ended up with 38 recognition points.  I hate going to the effort of 
writing about the kind of fights that BEATLE BAILEY gets in.  He fights people like 
SILENT, 11 points below.  I thought BEATLE BAILEY showed great skill and promise when 
he was subdued by SILENT.  All right, so I slept through it!  Big deal!   
     Warriors of KALTOS unite.  You have only your games to lose!  Death is no 
stranger to a warrior.  RENEGADES II's PRIME led a good life before leaving KALTOS.  
Many would be proud to leave behind a 10-3-1.  Here's some advice:  study your 
opponent, master many skills, fight dirty.   
     Who knows what the future holds for a warrior.  More fights, there's no doubt.  
KALTOS is a nice place to live, but I don't like to live in nice places.  Time for my 
medication, so I'll leave now.  Practice, practice, practice!-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BELISS DON 4558              18  16  0   125       THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-CAPTAIN CRUNCH 4330          11   5  1   116       TECHNOLOGY (283)
-BULL DURHAM 4324             10   2  0   114       PARTY ANIMALS (324)
 FRIED TWINKIE 4562           20   5  0   103       MORE NEW TEAMS 2 (476)
 SILENT 4600                  13   5  1   100       THE TAKEN (370)
 ROSE 4603                    12   4  2    91       THE TAKEN (370)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MOUSE DAVIS 4379              7   1  2    90       PARTY ANIMALS (324)
 BEATLE BAILEY 3745           13  10  0    86       PARTY ANIMALS (324)
 HOFFA 4348                    8  55  0    79       JOHNS (379)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-TONY TWILO 4525              10   3  0    75       HOUSE OF PANCAKES (471)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GOBLIN 4605                   7   9  0    60       THE TAKEN (370)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 THE LIMPER 4639               6   0  0    52       THE TAKEN (370)
-FAST FORWARD 4484             9   8  0    51       TECHNOLOGY (283)
 FLYNN 4624                    5   4  1    43       JOHNS (379)
-NEO 4602                      3   2  1    42       TECHNOLOGY (283)
 DOG 4576                      3   3  1    38       ON THE FARM (478)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SPONGE II 3897                7   0  0    33       RENEGADES II (180)
 VINNY THE JET 3889            6   2  0    33       RENEGADES II (180)
-ELECTRIC SHEEP 4595           3   0  0    30       TECHNOLOGY (283)
 ZAKAU 4623                    5   4  0    29       JOHNS (379)
 FENRIS 4530                   4   2  1    27       RENEGADES II (180)
 BRAND 4651                    3   0  0    25       RENEGADES II (180)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HOFFA 4622                    5   4  0    19       JOHNS (379)
 ERLOI GILL 4620               4   6  0    18       THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
 HORSE 4575                    3   4  0    18       ON THE FARM (478)
 NORLE PARTH 4658              1   0  0    15       THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
-COW 4577                      2   1  0    13       ON THE FARM (478)
 MALEFACTOR 4630               1   0  0    13       SCOUNDRELS (483)
-GATOR BAIT 4609               1   0  0    13       BLITZKRIEG (481)
 SAMANTHA FOX 4574             1   4  0    11       PARTY ANIMALS (324)
 WOLFMAN JACK 4594             1   0  0    11       PARTY ANIMALS (324)
-SPONGE BOB 4608               1   0  0    11       BLITZKRIEG (481)
 FERGHAN HOHL 4633             1   6  0     9       THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
-INSANITY 4625                 1   1  0     8       MORE NEW TEAMS 2 (476)
 CAITIFF 4627                  0   1  0     5       SCOUNDRELS (483)
 INGOLD KERR 4652              0   2  0     2       THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
HANS JOILICE 4606      5  9 0 THE MIDDLE WAY 5 453  DOG 4576              499         
MARIGON ORRIS 4645     0  3 0 THE MIDDLE WAY 5 453  FENRIS 4530           500         
PRIME 3882            10  3 1 RENEGADES II 180      MOUSE DAVIS 4379      501         
HOWLER 3591           15  9 0 THE TAKEN 370         BANDIT PRINCE 621     501 NONE    

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Vinny the Jet -- That was an indecent thing to do to a struggling warrior.  So
casual, so masterful, so obvious that I didn't have a chance.... -- Ferghan Hohl

Silent -- Well...perhaps that is an indication that silent attention to the matter in
hand at least enhances learning, if not fighting. -- Beliss Don
P.S.  I like strong, silent men, but taller.  Please train your SZ.

Hoffa -- Gods, you must have the stamina of a mountain.  I hit you and hit you and
hit you, and all for nothing.  Well, okay, for two skills.  But still. -- Erloi Gill

Fenris -- (deeply offended)  When they told me to stick my hand in your mouth, nobody
said you'd bite off my HEAD.  And if I ever find out who it was who told the lie that
triggered the whole fiasco, there will be REVENGE.  You think a ghost can't do
revenge?  Ha! -- Ghost of Marigon Orris

Brand -- You know, I don't think I like this gladiating stuff after all.  Can I
change my mind? -- Ingold Kerr

Horse -- Well, no, but I can imagine.  Still, it could be worse.  I heard that once
there was a stuffed cow in, I think, Sunset, which had to fight with a sword tied to
its nose.  Apparently it was a hornless cow, which seems to me to defeat the purpose
of bringing a bovine into the arena at all.  Maybe you should see about growing some
horns? -- Erloi Gill

Assur -- I know about the Shewish Mastiffs, ferocious beasts, and they do say that
every Shewish dog is a Mastiff at heart and probably at tooth and claw as well.
You're a brave man to work with one! -- Nick

Fenris -- You are TOO picking on me! -- Ghost of Marigon

Eli -- Marigon simply drew the short straw when it came to style choice.  I dislike
pikers, have no idea what to do with the damned things, but my management philosophy,
if it can be dignified with that name, results in me running a fair number of them.
-- Nick
P.S.  Is it my imagination, or are they trying to print these newsletters on the
heads of pins?  Even with a magnifying glass, they're getting harder to read.

Ferghan Hohl -- I think so.  :) -- Sponge II

Marigon Orris -- Sorry about that.  My instincts took over after that shot to the
face. -- Fenris

Goblin -- Thanks for a good fight! -- Prime

Zakav -- Sponged again! -- Sponge II

Ferghan Hohl -- Man I bet you feel like we're picking on you now. -- Vinny

Ingold Kerr -- Okay.  Except for Fenris I promise we will leave you guys alone now.
-- Brand

The Middle Way 5 -- My condolences for your loss.  Honestly, I wasn't picking on you.
I just upchallenged everyone directly above my warriors and you just happened to be
there for most of them. -- Eli

17 July 2004
I am currently trying to put together a favorites chart for AD warriors.  I
desperately need help with this.  What I need are style, favorite rhythm (ex.:
hi/low), favorite weapons, and tactics.  What would be great is if you could send me
a copy of the invite with the warrior's name, id#, and arena blacked out.  This way,
I can verify that this is an actual warrior.  Minis will work, too!

For those interested, I have both a challenge style vs. style and a match-up style
vs. style chart.  There's about 250 fights calculated in these charts, and I'll be
happy to send a copy to anyone who asks.  You can contact me (if you're a free world
player) at: Rick Stringer, Merit/East, SCI, P.O. Box 500, Georgetown, DE 19947-0500.
If you're in prison, just send a diplo to:  Baphomet, Mgr. Knights Templar (568), DM
#47--North Fork.  (I also have a lot of other charts and info for anyone who wants
it.)  Thanks!

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

HOWLER was viciously butchered by BANDIT PRINCE in a 2 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
BEATLE BAILEY was viciously subdued by SILENT in a 3 minute expert's Challenge battle.
ROSE was vanquished by BELISS DON in a 2 minute mismatched Challenge Title brawl.
FRIED TWINKIE overpowered HOFFA in a unpopular 7 minute one-sided Challenge fight.
DOG lost to GOBLIN in a crowd pleasing 1 minute Challenge fight.
SPONGE II savagely defeated HOFFA in a unpopular 10 minute gory Challenge brawl.
SAMANTHA FOX was handily defeated by BRAND in a 1 minute uneven Challenge melee.
FENRIS vanquished ERLOI GILL in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge duel.
PRIME was slaughtered by MOUSE DAVIS in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
THE LIMPER luckily beat FLYNN in a 2 minute match.
HORSE was handily defeated by VINNY THE JET in a 1 minute one-sided bout.
ZAKAU demolished FERGHAN HOHL in a 1 minute mismatched match.
INGOLD KERR was overcome by MALEFACTOR in a 2 minute brutal contest.
CAITIFF was demolished by WOLFMAN JACK in a 1 minute one-sided brawl.
NORLE PARTH handily defeated PERSISTENT BEGGAR in a 1 minute one-sided conflict.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  6         TOTAL PARRY       29 -   8 -  0      78  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   5         STRIKING ATTACK   25 -  14 -  2      64  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      5         LUNGING ATTACK    19 -  11 -  2      63  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  3         PARRY-RIPOSTE      6 -   4 -  0      60  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         SLASHING ATTACK   14 -  14 -  4      50  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         BASHING ATTACK    12 -  17 -  1      41  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         PARRY-LUNGE        4 -   7 -  0      36  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         PARRY-STRIKE       2 -   4 -  0      33  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         AIMED BLOW         3 -   7 -  0      30  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         WALL OF STEEL      0 -  12 -  0       0  |

Turn 501 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
PARRY-RIPOSTE    BELISS DON 4558            18  16  0  125 THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
TOTAL PARRY      FRIED TWINKIE 4562         20   5  0  103 MORE NEW TEAMS 2 (476)
STRIKING ATTACK  SILENT 4600                13   5  1  100 THE TAKEN (370)
LUNGING ATTACK   MOUSE DAVIS 4379            7   1  2   90 PARTY ANIMALS (324)
SLASHING ATTACK  FLYNN 4624                  5   4  1   43 JOHNS (379)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is BELISS DON 4558.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was SILENT 4600.  The ten other most popular fighters were FLYNN 4624, MALEFACTOR 
4630, BELISS DON 4558, GOBLIN 4605, WOLFMAN JACK 4594, BEATLE BAILEY 3745, ROSE 4603, 
DOG 4576, BRAND 4651, and FENRIS 4530.

The least popular fighter this week was HOFFA 4622.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were SPONGE II 3897, FRIED TWINKIE 4562, HOFFA 4348, CAITIFF 4627, FERGHAN 
HOHL 4633, HORSE 4575, PRIME 3882, ERLOI GILL 4620, SAMANTHA FOX 4574, and NORLE 
PARTH 4658.

The following warriors have traveled to AD after fighting this turn:

HOWLER (5-3591) THE TAKEN (370)