DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 12/28/2004    Duedate: 01/10/2005

KOLACT ARENA

DM-10    TURN-508

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

CYCLONE
THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)
(10-2057) [19-17-0,109]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

CYCLONE                        TALON (BOOKIE)
THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)          THE KLK (519)
(10-2057) [19-17-0,109]        (10-5523) [1-1-0,14]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

THE UPRIGHT MAN                QUO VADIS
ALASTARIAN IDOL (489)          QUBIT (464)
(10-5185) [16-20-0,68]         (10-5553) [1-2-0,7]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

TERRAPIN STATION (189)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. BIG TROUBLE (408)           28
2. THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)       21      TERRAPIN STATION (189)
3. MANAGERY (524)              18      Unchartered Team
4. THE MOONDOGS (97)           16
5. QUBIT (464)                  9      MANAGERY (524)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 2 THE JERKS (508)           32  13  0 71.1   1/ 1 TERRAPIN STATION (189)    9  5 0
 2/ 0*MANAGERY (524)             2   1  0 66.7   2/ 4 THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)     9  6 1
 3- 3*KING NIXON (522)          29  16  3 64.4   3/ 7 BIG TROUBLE (408)         8  7 0
 4/ 4 TERRAPIN STATION (189)   522 385 23 57.6   4- 3 LIGHTNING DECK (488)      7  1 0
 5/ 5 SIR AGLIO (296)          675 508 31 57.1   5- 2*KING NIXON (522)          7  3 0
 6- 6 LIGHTNING DECK (488)      37  29  4 56.1   6/ 9 SIR AGLIO (296)           7  7 2
 7/ 7 QUBIT (464)              437 394 14 52.6   7/ 6 SPRINGBORN (358)          7  8 0
 8- 8*THE FELLOWSHIP (523)       3   3  1 50.0   8/ 8 CLAN BATTLEAXE (197)      4  2 0
 9/10 CLAN BATTLEAXE (197)     256 278 16 47.9   9- 5 DARK CREATION (210)       4  6 0
10/11 ALASTARIAN IDOL (489)     20  23  2 46.5  10/10 THE MOONDOGS (97)         4 11 0
11-12 PRAETORIAN GUARD (6)     297 352 20 45.8  11-11*THE FELLOWSHIP (523)      3  3 1
12/13 SPRINGBORN (358)         352 451 21 43.8  12/12 QUBIT (464)               3  7 0
13/15 BIG TROUBLE (408)         65  84  2 43.6  13/ 0*MANAGERY (524)            2  1 0
14-14 MEGAWARRIORS (47)        147 197  9 42.7  14/16*THE KLK (519)             2  6 0
15/17 THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)     97 140 10 40.9  15-14 THE JERKS (508)           1  0 0
16-16 DARK CREATION (210)      104 151 13 40.8  16-13 MEGAWARRIORS (47)         1  4 0
17/18 THE MOONDOGS (97)        237 417  9 36.2  17/19 ALASTARIAN IDOL (489)     0  3 0

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
18/20*THE KLK (519)              2   6  0 25.0  18-20 PRAETORIAN GUARD (6)      0  1 0

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

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     I was wearing my famous "Demon Bane" perfume, Six Demon Bag.  How could you hope
to defeat me?
     Still, just for you:  15-13-615-17-5-13, and I majored in Charisma and
Trustworthiness.  Scimitar favorite!  Not bad.  But...very low/high?  How odd, I was
actually running low/high.  Nick must've been psychic.
     Fare well to everybody here, as I am probably off to retirement.

                                       Lunelle

                                      SPY REPORT

     Greetings warriors!  It is I, Zontani Sharp Eyes, here to bring report of the 
clash and bustle of the weekly KOLACT games.  There were bitter words at DARK 
CREATION's guildhouse after a 0-0-0 showing this week which dropped the stable into 
9th.  Dark Arena anyone?  Warriors--remember that glory waits always around the 
corner!  Witness how this week BIG TROUBLE went 4-1-0 to move up 4 in the rankings.  
My praise to SIR AGLIO for their 3-1-0 week this time out.  Indeed, it was a 
skillfully fought round deserving of notice!  A new guild, MANAGERY, entered KOLACT 
with a clash this turn, showing off a 2-1-0 record.  Indeed, a worthy addition to the 
city guilds.  NEGATIVE FURY caught the eye of many in the gladiatorial commission as 
it skillfully bested AZRAEL and was awarded 15 points in recognition.  In one of the 
week's more notable duels, ANT put down SIR WIN_D_LESS, causing him to lose 14 points 
of recognition in the process.  Although SHARD made a valiant effort, it did not 
suffice to topple the reign of victorious LUNELLE.  Heed this!  A seer has warned 
that if exactly 6 die in duels this week, the whole city shall perish!  Just 
remember...5 or 7!   
     But come now, let us look deeper into the maze of contention and crossed blades 
that is city KOLACT.  I saw one fighter that warriors avoided when this week's 
challenge seeking began.  KING NIXON is feared.  This much I can say.  Methinks more 
than a few here could name the guild it was that spent the better part of last week 
avoiding KING NIXON.  Indeed it was TERRAPIN STATION.  Loose talk at the arena has 
reached my ears and it but confirms the knowledge that many fighters are after QUO 
VADIS.  Watch your back!  For some warriors honor is not important--only empty 
victory.  See, gladiators, how BLAME SULTAN of TERRAPIN STATION challenged down 29 
points to BAILEY O'BEAD.  All the city knows the duel went in favor of BLAME SULTAN.  
I shall not fail to spread the word in other cities of this "mighty" victory.  I can 
not but mention with disdain the name of REVERIE who this week posted a challenge to 
a warrior a full 12 points below in the rankings.  I thought REVERIE showed great 
skill and promise when she was subdued by HOOKFANG.  All right, so I slept through 
it!  Big deal!   
     Is not Death a warrior's foremost adviser?   Warriors, may this counselor stand 
ready at your right hand forever!  This week marked the last days of GRACIE who at 
23-18-1 was dispatched to the Dark Arena by the command of SPRINGBORN's demanding 
management.  RAYNESTORM must hold silent, for this week she was humbled in the arena 
by a successful Bloodfeud won by SIX DEMON BAG of BIG TROUBLE.  Hail SIX DEMON BAG 
for thy victory!  Some say a warrior is judged by the way he bears arms.  One thing 
is sure, better a dagger in hand then a sword on the belt!   
     The girls are as pretty in KOLACT as ever I remembered them....and the fighters 
as ugly!  Don't let your reputation slip!  More than a sharp eye must I keep, indeed 
a stout pair of legs must I keep as well!  The endless paths of Alastari await me!  
Till next we meet remember:  a fool flies into a rage quickly and often.  The wise 
are angered by the same thing only once.  Zontani Sharp Eyes  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CYCLONE 2057                 19  17  0   109       THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SAVARE 1978                  21  22  1   113       DARK CREATION (210)
 LADY DIVAN 5456              11   7  0   101       SPRINGBORN (358)
 BLAME SULTAN 5477             9   1  0   101       TERRAPIN STATION (189)
 SIX DEMON BAG 4028           15  16  0    92       BIG TROUBLE (408)
 SHARD 4213                   13  10  2    91       CLAN BATTLEAXE (197)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TYCHO 4997                   14  48  0    90       THE MOONDOGS (97)
-JOLTEON 5180                 14   3  0    90       LIGHTNING DECK (488)
 STORMBLADE 2210              17  23  1    83       THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)
 SIR PLUTZ 5207               16  19  2    82       SIR AGLIO (296)
-DEEMONICA 5343               11  14  1    80       MEGAWARRIORS (47)
-ELECTRABUZZ 5242             10   3  2    77       LIGHTNING DECK (488)
 WOLFRAVEN 5474               10   6  1    76       CLAN BATTLEAXE (197)
-OCTAVIAN 5210                17   7  1    68       PRAETORIAN GUARD (6)
 THE UPRIGHT MAN 5185         16  20  0    68       ALASTARIAN IDOL (489)
 QUADRICEPS 5326              16  12  0    68       QUBIT (464)
 BAILEY O'BEAD 5253           15  19  0    67       THE MOONDOGS (97)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CUTTHROAT 2019               12  22  2    64       THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)
 QAEDA, AL 5302               12  16  1    61       QUBIT (464)
-PIKACHU 5176                  8   3  1    60       LIGHTNING DECK (488)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SLIME GIGGLE 5540             6   3  0    55       KING NIXON (522)
 RAPID BLINKER 4212            6   5  0    53       BIG TROUBLE (408)
 ST STEPHEN 5478              11   5  0    50       TERRAPIN STATION (189)
-QUAINT, TOO 5352              4   5  1    50       QUBIT (464)
-FEAR FOOL 5504                6   4  0    48       MEGAWARRIORS (47)
 TROJAN ROC 5364              10  16  0    47       THE MOONDOGS (97)
-WICKED SUNSHINE 5541          6   3  0    47       KING NIXON (522)
 IVAN MASHMINAPLP 5513         6   6  0    44       SPRINGBORN (358)
-VIVID SLUR 5544               4   5  0    42       KING NIXON (522)
-ENGINEER FRED 5491            3   1  0    40       THE JERKS (508)
-KOSIKA 5437                   6   3  1    39       PRAETORIAN GUARD (6)
-GUTBOY FISHFOOT 5543          8   1  0    38       KING NIXON (522)
 THE QUESTION 5557             6   2  0    38       TERRAPIN STATION (189)
-ARKANE SLAYBACK 3651          6   7  1    34       DARK CREATION (210)
-MUTE SCREAM 5542              5   4  3    34       KING NIXON (522)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SIR REALISTIC 5552            5   3  1    33       SIR AGLIO (296)
 HOOKFANG 5514                 5   6  0    32       THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)
 BISHOP 5567                   4   3  0    32       TERRAPIN STATION (189)
-BANE 5505                     5   5  0    30       MEGAWARRIORS (47)
-CAT JUGGLER 5424              2   2  0    30       THE JERKS (508)
-SIR Q. 5559                   4   2  1    28       MEGAWARRIORS (47)
 TWO-JACKS 5580                3   1  0    28       SPRINGBORN (358)
-OPTI-GRAB 5492                3   1  0    25       THE JERKS (508)
-LATVIUS 5460                  4   2  0    24       PRAETORIAN GUARD (6)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RAYNESTORM 5532               3   7  1    23       THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)
 SIR DA 5586                   2   1  0    21       SIR AGLIO (296)
 REVERIE 5570                  4   2  0    20       TERRAPIN STATION (189)
 MICKEY MITE 5473              2  14  0    20       THE MOONDOGS (97)
 BALIN BOB 5563                2   5  0    17       SPRINGBORN (358)
-SUAVE 5183                    2   0  2    16       ALASTARIAN IDOL (489)
 NEGATIVE FURY 5610            1   0  0    15       BIG TROUBLE (408)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-KAIZAR 5459                   4   2  0    14       PRAETORIAN GUARD (6)
-VOLTEON 5587                  2   0  0    14       LIGHTNING DECK (488)
 TALON (BOOKIE) 5523           1   1  0    14       THE KLK (519)
 ONE-MAN ARMY 5583             3   1  0    13       BIG TROUBLE (408)
 ANT 5589                      1   0  0    12       MANAGERY (524)
-Z 5576                        1   0  0     8       THE FELLOWSHIP (523)
 AZRAEL 5521                   1   1  0     8       THE KLK (519)
 QUO VADIS 5553                1   2  0     7       QUBIT (464)
-GRISL 5577                    1   0  0     7       THE FELLOWSHIP (523)
 SIR WIN_D_LESS 5588           1   2  1     6       SIR AGLIO (296)
 HOSSFATHER 5522               0   2  0     6       THE KLK (519)
-LEGALOS 5574                  1   1  1     5       THE FELLOWSHIP (523)
 SASQUACH 5593                 1   0  0     5       MANAGERY (524)
-HOOF HEARTED 5584             1   1  0     5       MEGAWARRIORS (47)
-SKEL'RAN 5556                 1   2  0     5       CLAN BATTLEAXE (197)
-ABOMINATION 5581              0   3  0     3       DARK CREATION (210)
 POSITIVE FURY 5609            0   1  0     1       BIG TROUBLE (408)
 GRIZZLY 5592                  0   1  0     1       MANAGERY (524)
-THINGOL 5575                  0   1  0     1       THE FELLOWSHIP (523)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
NEEDLES 5582           1  2 0 BIG TROUBLE 408       RAYNESTORM 5532       507 JUST REV
TESSIER 5571           0  1 0 DARK CREATION 210     SIR Q. 5559           504 NOT REVE
ARKAIK SLAUTER 5572    2  2 0 DARK CREATION 210     SIR WIN_D_LESS 5588   507         
NIGHTWIND 5573         2  2 0 DARK CREATION 210     SIR REALISTIC 5552    507         
QUICKIE 5565           0  1 0 QUBIT 464             LEGALOS 5574          506         
GRACIE 5125           23 19 1 SPRINGBORN 358        STONE GOLEM 528       508 NONE    
RUN ABOUT RON 5426     8 10 0 SPRINGBORN 358        SIR PLUTZ 5207        504 NOT REVE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

The Upright Man -- OK, 3 random match-ups in a row!!  Not that I'm complaining, but
we gotta stop meetin like this for your sake.  Your popularity is going down, my
friend!  I have to say that you have some vicious attacks and some pressing tactics,
and that is what keeps your fans coming back. -- Stormblade

Jolteon -- Just trying to make sure your first win wasn't a fluke.  Let's try again
shall we?  This time teach me more than one skill. -- Cutthroat

Two-Jacks -- *Snarl, chew, slobber, grunt, spit, snort* -- Hookfang

Two-Jacks -- He says, you would not have been that lucky if he was using a weapon. --
Zeus
P.S.  I try to tell him to use something!, but then he gets all riled up and spits
every where, so, you just have to understand him,(or not).

Big Trouble -- Now my manager may think twice about wanting to send me to meet my
maker!  Thanks for sending Needles to me! -- Raynestorm

All -- Gracie WOS, 12(+1)-16-11-15(+2)-17-5-11 MS MD/VL  ...with a ferocious forearm
smash!  And that's Gracie.  A better guild-housekeeper you'll never find.  I mean
really, the standard's now set for my teams across the arenas. -- Still, the
Distiller

Bishop -- It's the old saying...you cheat through the exams, you'll be forgotten with
the rest.  Reprieved just because miss ironfist is leaving. -- Bob

P-C Express -- A good handle can be half the battle. -- Still, mgr.

Slime Giggle -- Well, I guess that wasn't so bad after all.  The boss says our fight
was a total fi-asco.  I'm too shy to admit it but hey, he's the boss. -- Ivan
Mashminaplp

Savare -- OOOooo...those cutting remarks.  I'll have you know that habiliment is all
the rage, fashion-wise.  When you finished up there was nary a herringbone left in my
herringbone suit. -- Lady Divan

     I'll bet it smells different now.  Herring is rather...strong. -- Ed.

Hookfang -- I saw you comin. *urf* *urf* *urf* -- Two-Jacks

Stormblade -- Normally, I'd say we have to stop meeting like this, but Assur thinks
he has a way for me to beat you, so one more try. -- The Upright Man

Blame Sultan -- Not today, because I can't figure out how I could get him to pay for
it, and if he won't pay, why bother to blame him? -- Tycho, with other things than
gladiating on his mind (such as, will the chariot start, or won't it?)

Electrabuzz -- Remind me not to shake hands with you ever again. -- Bailey O'Bead

Reverie -- With a name like that, I kinda thought you'd take a little longer to beat
me, sort of linger over it, you know?  But if I'm going to lose, fast suits me fine.
-- Mickey Mite

Vivid Slur -- How could I keep my mind on the fight when you said those things to me?
I think you should be gagged before each fight, because calling names is...it's LOW.
-- Trojan Roc the very upset
P.S.  I'm not paper mashie, whatever that is.  Good solid nickel-iron, that's me.

Rapid Blinker -- (blinking)  Uh...you're welcome. -- Mickey Mite

Six Demon Bag -- It's probably the eclipse. -- Bailey O'Bead

Cyclone -- What, me?  No, that's a job with too much responsibility for me. -- Tycho

8 December 2004
Battle Royal 4
     The Battle Royal arena contests are one of the purest tests of manager skill
available. The rules are simple.  The scoring is simple.  The updates are live.  If
you would like to participate, simply get a team ready in Talcama in the next month
and announce in the personals that you're in.  The prize is bragging rights and
having your name along side previous winners (Doc Steele, Manray Frothingslosh, and
Manager).  It is a brutal contest, but it is a lot of fun!
     Basic rules:  No avoiding other contest teams.  Score = Wins + Kills - Losses.
Only fights against other BR teams count.  First team to 25 wins!
     BR4 begins in Talcama (DM 18) on turn 502, due on Jan 29, 2005.
     Visit http://www.geocities.com/assurnasir/br4 for more information.

8 December 2004
TURF WAR IV -- GRAND CONTEST NOTICE!
     The Turf War IV Grand Contest will commence on Turn 221 (approx. February 22,
2005).  For those who have never participated, Turf Wars are alliance-type contest
and Winner-Takes-All.  There are no 2nd place winners!
     Everyone may participate; known alliances, new alliances, or temporary alliances
created to compete in the Turf War!  However, to participate, each alliance must:
     A.  Announce the alliance name and the Captain of the alliance in the North Fork
         (DM #47) newsletter.
Captains are responsible for:
     A.  Verifying those who wish to participate under the banner of their alliance;
     B.  Distribution of prizes should their alliance win the TW4.
Managers must:
     A.  Submit one (1) RSI Roll-up Gift Certificate to participate;
     B.  Announce their intent to compete with manager name, team name and alliance
         in which they will be fighting under, in the DM #47 North Fork newsletter.
Rules:
1.  No scoring will begin until an RSI Roll-up Gift Certificate is received.  No
    exceptions will be made.
2.  Before a manager can compete, he must be acknowledged and verified by the Captain
    of the alliance he has claimed for;
    A.  The following turn, points will begin to be awarded or subtracted;
3.  Only one (1) team per manager may compete.  No multiple aliases please (we'll be
    checking this and if caught...you'll be disqualified and no refund);
4.  The contest will end on Turn 233 (12 turns!).  Winners will be announced on Turn
    234 and prizes sent to winning alliance between Turn 233 and 234.
5.  No declarations will be acknowledged after Turn 231.
6.  For the purpose of scoring, I reserve the right to make all final decisions.
Scoring:         Win    Lose     Kill     Die
Challenge         +2     -2       +5       -5
Match-up          +1     -1       +1       -5
Bloodfeud         +2     -5       +5       -10
Champion          x2     x2       x2       x2
Downchallenge     +2     -5       +2       -10
Dark Arena       +10     -5       xx       xx
Special Scoring:
     A.  Each mention in the Spy Report is worth 5 points;
     B.  Each Style Master is worth 5 points;
Champions:
     A.  Champions may be declared, but are not mandatory.  If declared, they must be
         in the Adepts or lower brackets.
Bloodfeuds:
     A.  Bloodfeuds will count for all four turns.  However, the same warrior may not
         bloodfeud all four turns.  A penalty of -10 will be given to the team who
         violates this rule.
Special Conditions:
     A.  I reserve the right for all final decisions.
     B.  If I make a mistake, I'll multiply the points by 2;
     C.  If you claim I did, and *YOU* are wrong; I'll subtract points at the rate of
         x10!
     D.  Each alliance begins with zero (0) points.
     E.  Dark Arena may be used on the first turn of every warrior with no penalty.
     F.  T.V.'s won after contest begins gain a Triple rate of scoring.
     G.  T.C.'s won after the contest begins gain a multiple of 10 scoring.
     H.  No switching alliances once verified by an alliance.
     Any questions or concerns may be addressed (if you're incarcerated) to:
Baphomet, mgr. Knights Templar (268), DM #47 -- North Fork.
     If you're in the free world:  Rick Strigner  Merit East
                                   SCI  P.O. Box 500
                                   Georgetown, DE  19947-0500
P.S.  Prizes are:
     A.  100% of the roll-up certs
     B.  Currently under negotiations with R.S.I. for other prizes
     C.  A special prize from me that I will discuss with the Captain of the winning
         alliance.

15 December 2004
The Company of Brothers Alliance would like to welcome Azereth as our newest member.
We are sure he will be an asset to both our alliance and the dueling community! --
Baphomet, Co-Founder T.C.B.

24 December 2004
Due to requests, the Turf War IV will be postponed until turn 225 (approx May/June
2005).  Sorry about the inconvenience. -- Baphomet, host of TW 4

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

GRACIE was viciously butchered by STONE GOLEM in a 4 minute Dark Arena fight.
SIX DEMON BAG subdued RAYNESTORM in a popular 1 minute one-sided Bloodfeud melee.
BLAME SULTAN vanquished BAILEY O'BEAD in a 1 minute gory mismatched Challenge brawl.
THE UPRIGHT MAN was defeated by STORMBLADE in a 1 minute master's Challenge match.
REVERIE was unbelievably bested by HOOKFANG in a 2 minute bloody Challenge fight.
TALON (BOOKIE) outlasted QUO VADIS in a crowd pleasing 11 minute Challenge brawl.
LUNELLE overpowered SHARD in a 1 minute uneven melee.
CYCLONE vanquished QUADRICEPS in a 2 minute uneven Title duel.
LADY DIVAN overpowered TYCHO in a 1 minute uneven duel.
SIR PLUTZ savagely defeated KUNG-FU MASTER in a 3 minute one-sided fight.
WOLFRAVEN overpowered CUTTHROAT in a 1 minute one-sided match.
RAPID BLINKER viciously subdued THE USEROUS MERCHANT in a 3 minute conflict.
QAEDA, AL demolished BISHOP in a 1 minute one-sided brawl.
TROJAN ROC overcame TWO-JACKS in a 2 minute one-sided conflict.
IVAN MASHMINAPLP was unbelievably bested by ST STEPHEN in a 4 minute bout.
THE QUESTION handily defeated MICKEY MITE in a 1 minute mismatched bout.
SIR REALISTIC devastated BALIN BOB in a 1 minute one-sided brawl.
HOSSFATHER was outlasted by ONE-MAN ARMY in a exciting 7 minute novice's match.
AZRAEL was beaten by NEGATIVE FURY in a crowd pleasing 1 minute amateur's fight.
SIR WIN_D_LESS was outwaited by ANT in a crowd boring 11 minute novice's bout.
SIR DA demolished GRIZZLY in a 1 minute uneven bout.
SASQUACH won victory over POSITIVE FURY in a 1 minute gory amateur's fray.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|SLASHING ATTACK                  7         PARRY-RIPOSTE     14 -   7 -  0      67  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      6         LUNGING ATTACK    73 -  64 -  3      53  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   6         AIMED BLOW        24 -  22 -  1      52  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    6         BASHING ATTACK    27 -  26 -  1      51  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  5         WALL OF STEEL     27 -  27 -  3      50  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   5         SLASHING ATTACK   44 -  47 -  0      48  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         TOTAL PARRY       35 -  40 -  1      47  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         STRIKING ATTACK   29 -  38 -  5      43  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         PARRY-LUNGE        5 -   7 -  0      42  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         PARRY-STRIKE      10 -  17 -  0      37  |

Turn 508 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        1 -  0     STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  3         3  TOTAL PARRY    
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  0     BASHING ATTACK     2 -  3         2  SLASHING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        5 -  1     WALL OF STEEL      2 -  4         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
AIMED BLOW         2 -  1     SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  5         1  WALL OF STEEL  
LUNGING ATTACK     4 -  2     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  1         1  BASHING ATTACK 
                                                                1  STRIKING ATTACK
                                                                1  PARRY-LUNGE    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    CYCLONE 2057               19  17  0  109 THUNDERSTRIKERS (220)
SLASHING ATTACK  LADY DIVAN 5456            11   7  0  101 SPRINGBORN (358)

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  BLAME SULTAN 5477           9   1  0  101 TERRAPIN STATION (189)
AIMED BLOW       WOLFRAVEN 5474             10   6  1   76 CLAN BATTLEAXE (197)
LUNGING ATTACK   QUADRICEPS 5326            16  12  0   68 QUBIT (464)
TOTAL PARRY      ST STEPHEN 5478            11   5  0   50 TERRAPIN STATION (189)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is THE UPRIGHT MAN 5185.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was QUO VADIS 5553.  The ten other most popular fighters were IVAN MASHMINAPLP 
5513, RAPID BLINKER 4212, HOSSFATHER 5522, SIR PLUTZ 5207, REVERIE 5570, THE UPRIGHT 
MAN 5185, SIX DEMON BAG 4028, BLAME SULTAN 5477, HOOKFANG 5514, and LADY DIVAN 5456.

The least popular fighter this week was ANT 5589.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were TALON (BOOKIE) 5523, SIR WIN_D_LESS 5588, ONE-MAN ARMY 5583, GRIZZLY 
5592, BALIN BOB 5563, MICKEY MITE 5473, BISHOP 5567, CUTTHROAT 2019, TYCHO 4997, and 
BAILEY O'BEAD 5253.

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

GRACIE (10-5125) SPRINGBORN (358)
LUNELLE (10-5252) THE MOONDOGS (97)

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

     For those of you who keep track of such things, 11 additional warriors graduated 
from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament.  

                        EEK THE CAT (2-4110) of THE FUNNY FARM 
                             HADES (11-5338) of MYTHICAL 
                    DRAUGHT DODGER (12-5209) of WISH YOU WERE BEER 
                      DRACO MALFOY (18-7115) of HOUSE SLYTHERIN 
                           FREAK (18-7300) of RUN AND HYDE 
                   BETWEEN THE EYES (60-716) of METAL MILITIA II 6
                  SHOVELING SANDY (65-3584) of STORMNITE SANDBAGGER 
                         BLUE BLOOD (73-3657) of BLACK & BLUE 
                          JOCK (82-10452) of 4-LETTER ITCHES 
                       WILLIE BROWN (82-13201) of 1976 RAIDERS 
                          YUENGLING (82-16265) of LOCAL BEER 

Congrats to the grads. -- Green Eyes

                                FACE-TO-FACE XXXIV

     Our next Winter Face-to-Face will be held on Martin Luther King weekend, Friday 
through Sunday, 14-16 January 2005, at the Embassy Suites in Tempe, Arizona (4400 S 
Rural Rd--this is the same hotel as last year).  Room rates are $139.00 per night, 
1-4 occupancy, which includes breakfast.  The rooms are blocked.  The reservations 
number is 480-897-7444; tell them you're with the "Reality Simulations Face to Face 
Convention" block.  Our room block will be released in mid-December, so please make 
sure you reserve your room before then! 
     Room rates include a full cooked-to-order breakfast and a complimentary two-hour 
manager's reception.  There is a free shuttle to the airport, as well as free parking.  
The hotel is located down the freeway in Tempe.  All rooms have high speed internet 
(for an extra charge).  There is a fitness center, jacuzzi, and pool, and of course a 
bar and Mexican restaurant inside the hotel.  And there's Denny's right across the 
street.  Look for transportation info in the tournament information sheet.
     The tournament information sheet/strategy sheet should be out sometime in late 
November/early December. 
     If you haven't been to a Face-to-Face before, you're overdue.  If you have, 
you'll be back.  Don't miss this one, it'll be a blast!  See you there! 

                                          -- Green Eyes and the RSI Staff

                 MAIL-IN TOURNEY XXXVIII

PRIMUS TOURNEY                         W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
MIPHON 2706 (159-87-2)                 8  3  0         LIQUID CARNAGE       
SIR MOUNT 2951 (133-126-6)             6  3  0         SIR AGLIO            
MILLER KNIGHT 3610 (103-84-5)          5  3  0         THIRSTY THUGS        
SIR DAR 2608 (170-100-5)               2  3  0         SIR AGLIO            
SIR REPTITIOUS 2917 (129-125-6)        2  3  0         SIR AGLIO            
SIR IASIS 2730 (111-110-4)             0  5  0         SIR AGLIO            

CONTENDERS TOURNEY                     W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
DARK GUARDIAN 2212 (72-59-2)           4  3  0         MYTH AND MIGHT       

ELIGIBLES TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
WHIRLING DOG 4177 (66-34-1)            5  3  0         MONGREL HORDE        
SIR VIVOR 4065 (88-43-0)               4  3  0         SIR AGLIO            
THE DYNAMITE KID 3004 (31-27-1)        2  3  0         FEARSOME LEGENDS     
SIR CUITOUS 4514 (50-37-0)             0  2  0         SIR AGLIO            
SIR ENE 4360 (53-38-3)                 0  2  0         SIR AGLIO            
SIR LY 4116 (44-34-0)                  0  2  0         SIR AGLIO            
VERUCA SALT 3033 (36-28-1)             0  2  0         WENSINWASIN L.K.     

ADM TOURNEY                            W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
SULTAN 4516 (29-8-1)                  14  1  0         SIR AGLIO            
X THE BOLD 16 (54-51-1)                5  3  0         WAR HAWKS            
QRAPPY 4761 (48-58-1)                  4  3  0         QUBIT                
PLAYFUL DOG 4237 (10-6-1)              2  3  0         MONGREL HORDE        
WURP 18 (48-54-1)                      2  3  0         WAR HAWKS            
QUID PRO QUO 4794 (34-20-1)            1  3  0         QUBIT                
SIR VILE 4754 (32-29-1)                1  3  0         SIR AGLIO            
QUIBBLE 4756 (26-50-0)                 0  2  0         QUBIT                
QUIETUS 5165 (21-9-1)                  0  2  0         QUBIT                
SIR PLUS 4316 (33-29-1)                0  2  0         SIR AGLIO            

FRESHMEN TOURNEY                       W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
QUONSET 4990 (32-22-0)                 3  3  0         QUBIT                
SIR PENT 5089 (20-14-1)                0  2  0         SIR AGLIO            

CHALLENGERS TOURNEY                    W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
KERIDIL 4253 (9-6-1)                   3  3  0         BLADES OF ENTROPY    
CYCLONE 2057 (16-15-0)                 0  2  0         THUNDERSTRIKERS      
GRACIE 5125 (21-16-1)                  0  2  0         SPRINGBORN           
SAVARE 1978 (19-20-1)                  0  2  0         DARK CREATION        

CHAMPIONS TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
EYELASH VIPER 4436 (13-5-0)            8  3  0         VENEMOUS VIPERS      
DANTAVIUS 5270 (15-4-1)                3  3  0         DEVIL'S ADVOCATE     
SAFFIRE 5274 (13-7-1)                  3  3  0         DEVIL'S ADVOCATE     

ADEPTS TOURNEY                         W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
LADY DIVAN 5456 (8-5-0)                2  3  0         SPRINGBORN           
MAD DOG 4670 (3-1-1)                   2  3  0         MONGREL HORDE        
REVENANT 5430 (8-3-1)                  1  3  0         DEVIL'S ADVOCATE     
ARKANE SLAYBACK 3651 (4-5-1)           0  2  0         DARK CREATION        
RUN ABOUT RON 5426 (8-9-0)             0  2  0         SPRINGBORN           
WOLFRAVEN 5474 (6-5-1)                 0  2  0         CLAN BATTLEAXE       

INITIATES TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
BUSHWHACKER 5452 (4-2-0)               2  3  0         HIGHWAY ROBBERS      
GUTBOY FISHFOOT 5543 (5-0-0)           2  3  0         KING NIXON           
VIVID SLUR 5544 (1-4-0)                2  3  0         KING NIXON           
MUTE SCREAM 5542 (3-2-2)               1  3  0         KING NIXON           
SLIME GIGGLE 5540 (4-1-0)              1  3  0         KING NIXON           
WICKED SUNSHINE 5541 (3-2-0)           0  2  0         KING NIXON           

APPRENTICES TOURNEY                    W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
BALIN BOB 5563 (1-1-0)                 3  3  0         SPRINGBORN           
SKEL'RAN 5556 (1-2-0)                  2  3  0         CLAN BATTLEAXE       
WAR MACHINE 4495 (0-0-0)               2  3  0         DARQUE KNIGHTS       
SIR REALISTIC 5552 (3-1-0)             0  2  0         SIR AGLIO            

ROOKIES TOURNEY                        W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
QUICKIE 5565 (0-0-0)                   1  3  0         QUBIT                
QUO VADIS 5553 (0-0-0)                 0  2  0         QUBIT                
SIR INGE 5566 (0-0-0)                  0  2  0         SIR AGLIO            

DEAD CHALLENGERS TOURNEY               W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
OCTAVIUS BACHELOR 4711 (19-9-1)        5  3  0         PRAETORIAN GUARD     
QUIFF 4779 (11-8-0)                    5  3  0         QUBIT                
CHUPACABRA 3827 (13-10-1)              4  3  0         TERRAPIN STATION     
QUICKSAND 4989 (17-13-0)               2  3  0         QUBIT                
GOSERERER 232 (12-9-0)                 1  3  0         PRAETORIAN GUARD     
SIR COPHAGUS 3408 (15-14-0)            1  3  0         SIR AGLIO            
SIR REALISTIC 2607 (11-10-3)           1  3  0         SIR AGLIO            

DEAD CHAMPIONS TOURNEY                 W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
QUEBRACHO 4774 (3-6-0)                 3  3  0         QUBIT                
SIR GICAL 2609 (4-3-0)                 2  3  1         SIR AGLIO            
HAWKWIND 2643 (8-13-1)                 1  3  0         DARK CREATION        
S'MERGIN STU 3293 (11-8-2)             1  3  0         SPRINGBORN           
QUANTUM 5246 (15-7-0)                  0  2  0         QUBIT                
QUAQSIMOTO 5043 (9-2-0)                0  2  0         QUBIT                
QUARK 4758 (8-7-0)                     0  2  0         QUBIT                
QUIXOTE 4765 (8-9-0)                   0  2  0         QUBIT                
VENDETTA 2441 (5-4-0)                  0  2  0         THE HOLY LEGION      

DEAD ADEPTS TOURNEY                    W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
SURELY D RANGED 3546 (6-4-1)           5  3  0         SPRINGBORN           
SIR TAX 4384 (6-3-0)                   4  3  0  DEAD   SIR AGLIO            
SIR INGE 3143 (2-2-0)                  2  3  0         SIR AGLIO            
SIR WITLESS 4731 (7-3-0)               2  3  0         SIR AGLIO            
BRAND 3340 (0-1-0)                     1  3  0         TERRAPIN STATION     
QUIETUS 4770 (6-4-0)                   1  3  0         QUBIT                
SUPREME BEING 436 (3-1-0)              1  3  0         THE HOLY LEGION I    
SIR VEILANT 4617 (3-2-0)               0  2  0         SIR AGLIO            

DEAD INITIATES TOURNEY                 W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
GILLETTE 5533 (0-1-0)                  3  3  0         BLITZKRIEG           
QUICKIE 4760 (2-2-0)                   2  3  0         QUBIT                
SIR EBRAL 3295 (0-0-0)                 1  3  0         SIR AGLIO            
AARON SLAYSONG 2644 (7-2-0)            0  2  0         DARK CREATION        
BLASPHEMY 4626 (1-2-0)                 0  2  0         IMMORTAL ASYLUM      
CAIRO 5203 (0-1-0)                     0  1  0  DEAD   T. CITY              
SIR CUMCISE 4672 (3-3-0)               0  2  0         SIR AGLIO            

DEAD APPRENTICES TOURNEY               W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
SIR DA 4473 (0-1-0)                    3  1  0  DEAD   SIR AGLIO            
SHARP 5290 (4-0-1)                     2  3  0         WAR HAWKS            
QUAINT 5328 (0-2-0)                    0  2  0         QUBIT                
WARREN PEACE 5410 (0-0-0)              0  2  0         EVERYDAY PEOPLE