Date   : 02/02/2007    Duedate: 02/15/2007


DM-11    TURN-560

This Weeks Top Honors


(11-6785) [10-4-0,109]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

SPECIAL!                       GOOBER DIAI
MANIACAL TUFTS (431)           LINDTAL (591)
(11-6526) [10-3-2,134]         (11-6852) [4-1-0,26]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

WINDCHASER                     WINDCHASER
KRILL CAVALRY (374)            KRILL CAVALRY (374)
(11-6469) [16-39-1,110]        (11-6469) [16-39-1,110]



Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. MANIACAL TUFTS (431)        58
2. KRILL CAVALRY (374)         42      COLORIFIC (511)
3. COLORIFIC (511)             37      Unchartered Team
4. NEVERWAKE (508)             37
5. TUFT TUGGERS (305)          28      VOLTRON (589)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 3 COLORIFIC (511)          289 158 10 64.7   1/ 3 COLORIFIC (511)           9  2 2
 2/ 4 ANIMAL FARM (510)        %1030 608 34 62.9   2/ 5*VOLTRON (589)             9  6 0
 3/ 1*VOLTRON (589)             12   8  1 60.0   3/ 2 GERFEL'S FRIENDS (253)    8  7 1
 4/ 5 ORDO HERETICUS (593)      34  24  2 58.6   4/ 4 MANIACAL TUFTS (431)      7  1 2
 5/ 6*BARHOPPERS II (587)        4   3  0 57.1   5/ 7 TUFT TUGGERS (305)        7  7 1
 6/ 9 MANIACAL TUFTS (431)     109  83  5 56.8   6/ 1 ORDO HERETICUS (593)      7  8 1
 7/ 8 BULLDOGS (157)           904 690 28 56.7   7/ 6 BULLDOGS (157)            6  9 0
 8/ 2*LINDTAL (591)             14  11  1 56.0   8/10 KRILL CAVALRY (374)       6  9 0
 9-10*HITMEN OF THE CDC (538)    6   5  1 54.5   9/ 8 ANIMAL FARM (510)         4  2 0
10-11 MILITANT LEGION (586)     21  18  3 53.8  10/11 ELFQUEST (515)            4  5 0
11/12 GERFEL'S FRIENDS (253)   759 723 22 51.2  11/ 9*LINDTAL (591)             4  6 0
12/13 TUFT TUGGERS (305)       707 677 25 51.1  12/13 SCARLET KNIGHTS II (507)  3  3 0
13/14 SCARLET KNIGHTS II (507) 162 162  8 50.0  13/12*BARHOPPERS II (587)       3  3 0
14/15 ELFQUEST (515)           266 301 12 46.9  14-14*HITMEN OF THE CDC (538)   2  0 0
15/16 SCARLET KNIGHTS (375)    317 405 17 43.9  15/16 SCARLET KNIGHTS (375)     2  1 0
16/ 0 NEVERWAKE (508)           83 119 12 41.1  16/ 0 NEVERWAKE (508)           2  3 1
17-17 THE RED HAND (579)         9  13  1 40.9  17-15 THE RED HAND (579)        1  0 0
18/18 KRILL CAVALRY (374)      291 538  5 35.1  18-17 MILITANT LEGION (586)     1  6 0

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
19-19*ONE HIT WONDERS (588)      1   3  0 25.0  19-19*ONE HIT WONDERS (588)     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

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     It was very quiet as the flame haired, young looking woman slipped up to the
closed door.  She tilted her head for a moment, listening intently for any activity
beyond the door.  Hearing nothing, a quick look of concern crossed her face and she
silently eased the door open just enough to slip into the room.  Looking around, her
brows drew together in a frown as she saw a large desk, cluttered with papers and the
chair behind, empty.
     "You don't have to sneak into my office anymore, Dio." a deep bass voice rumbled
from off to her right, emanating from a mountainous figure obscured by the flickering
light and shadow given off by the fire that was beginning to ebb.  "One would think
that after five years of marriage, you'd earned the right to come in whenever you
     "That's true enough, Kendric, but I was hoping that it was quiet because you'd
finally managed to get everything straightened out and had merely fallen asleep--
again--at the desk," Dio replied, a fond smile quirking her lips as she gazed up into
his shadowed eyes.  "What news of Shadowspire?  Good, I hope." she said, walking over
to wrap her arms around her husband and lay her head on his chest.
     "The same.  None." he said, glancing down at the top of her head, smiling for a
moment before sighing deeply.  "It seems the Gladiatorial Commission has yet to be
satisfied with our petition to join this new arena.  If we hadn't been gone so long,
I'd almost wonder if we had an enemy sitting on the council.  Run arounds, 'lost'
messages, red tape and veritable oceans of paperwork and always the same 'Just sign
this one last document'.  Bah!  It's almost enough to make me drag the next petty
bureaucrat out onto the sands and bounce them around for about 5 minutes!"
      Against her will, Dio found herself giggling at the image of Kendric, standing
6'8" and well over 300 pounds of muscle dragging a poor, hapless official out into an
arena and thrashing him to within an inch of his life.  "Somehow, Husband, I don't
think that would help matters any.  I fear we must yet be patient...surely you'll
manage to meet with SOMEONE with brains and the backbone to use them to assist our
petition.  Besides," she said with a large smirk, "I think Lady Greywand might take
exception to someone fighting in a standard arena who can't die."
     "True enough, lass." he rumbled, beginning to chuckle as well.  "You always knew
best how to get me to see the logic of things."  Bending a bit to scoop her lithe,
warrior's body into his arms, he carried her to the chair and sat, she on his lap.
"And what news of YOUR venture, Lady Protector?  How stands Tarrgir and Aruak City?"
     Now it was her turn to sigh, running a hand through her fiery locks as she
gathered her thoughts.  "Of Tarrgir...there is not much news to be had.  The arena is
closed, or so the official story goes; however, there has been much hustle and bustle
of getting things repaired and ready for an influx of warriors, though I wasn't able
to ferret out to what ends.  There are none left there now who once might have helped
us with information."  She paused again, biting her lip pensively, and then spoke
again, this time with a hint of an edge to her voice.  "Aruak City is beset with much
turmoil..  fighting in the streets, magician versus sorcerer, people's minds being
stolen from them and turned into mindless slaves....  I fear we venture into a
maelstrom with no guide or map at hand."
     "Hmmm," Kendric mused, his eyes staring off into the past, "It almost feels like
we've done this before.  Last time, it was the Rirorni....  We must be careful to
choose the proper side to aid...though I tend to learn towards those opposing the
creation of mindless slave.  For now, I suggest we find a place to set up outside the
City proper and ease our way into the arena until we have a feel for who is friend
and who foe.  Perhaps I need to take a trip there myself...."

         + ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ Cities by the Shore #10 ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ +


     The next thing Eclipse knew, he was sitting down, and people were streaming past
him down the slope.  Pointers, he guessed.  Shrieking and waving weapons and random
tools and bits of debris that could be used as weapons.  They were...hard to focus
on.  That was odd.  He wasn't that tired, was he?  He tried to get up and realized
that he WAS 'that' tired.  He couldn't even lift his shield off the ground.
     "Leave be," Cho said beside him.  "You've done good work here today, but your
part is done.  Let others carry it from here."
     "Will they be able to?"  He craned his neck and decided he would have to stand
if he wanted to know what was happening down-slope.  "I can't see what's happening--"
     "The sorcerers of Krael have made an error in judgment," Cho said, iron
satisfaction in his voice.  "Some of them will not survive to learn from this."
     "But what--?"
     "A spell by its nature has limits of various kinds.  To strength, range, and
precision, among other factors, and these are linked in complex ways.  They have not
the strength to stop all the people from Point who flood down upon them; neither
compulsion nor pure destruction will reach them all.  They are counting on their
zombies to provide a physical defense, at the same time they are sucking the last
life out of the zombies to power their spells.  There is no point at which these
factors will balance in their favor."
     "Uh...good.  Does that mean we'll win here?"  The gladiator got his feet under
him and lurched up.  The shield dragged at his arm, so he left it on the ground.
Even so, he staggered and considered grabbing hold of Cho for support, then
refrained.  If putting a hand on the old Adantri's shoulder meant being struck by
lightning again, he'd rather just fall down.
     But even standing, he couldn't see much of the 'battle'.  "Are we winning?"
     Cho had his eyes half-closed, as though listening to some inner voice.  After a
moment, he shrugged.  "Define 'winning' in this situation."  The old Adantri glanced
at him and chuckled.  "No, I'm not just being difficult.  The Kraelians are being
driven back--"  There was a brilliant explosion, which caused him to raise an eyebrow
in surprise and respect.  "They're being driven back with losses among their
sorcerers, but they will not be wholly defeated today, nor any day until we can cut
them off from their wells of power.  Whatever those may be."

     It was an odd power, not quite the same as any Fandil had used before, but...
not that strange.  A bit like sunlight, a bit like fire.  He could use it, and he did
so, shaping it into a sort of plowshare of light that drove into the Kraelian zombies
and flung them to the sides, plow and shield for the plowman at the same time.  A lot
of power.  Perhaps there would be enough to reach all the way to the sorcerers, or
perhaps he could clear the way for Adie to reach them.
     He just hoped Adie would act soon, because holding this wedge of light in the
face of the Kraelian resistance was exhausting, even with Stepharoo's help.

     Adie held her concentration focused on the flanking attack even after the bolt
was launched; it was a necessary part of the follow-through if she wanted the spell
to stay on target.
     "A beautiful drive," Senator Sedalia murmured beside her.  "Straight and long...
I don't believe I've seen it done better.  Ah...a bit slow in motion, isn't it?"  He
climbed onto the wall beside her and peered along the edge of the bluff.  "I don't
believe they see it coming, either!"
     "The low energy level limits the speed," Adie said.  "How can they fail to see
     "The capacity of humans for not-seeing is remarkable, don't you think?  I've
found it so.  And they seem very involved in 'keeping their heads down'.  Perhaps
they've no magician among them," he added.
     "That shouldn't make a difference--"
     Someone in the group creeping along the foot of the bluff must have had magical
ability, because he did notice the approaching bolt of power and managed to deflect
it just short of contact.  The miniature sun, flaring and spitting, swerved and
struck the bluff itself.
     There was an explosion, a grinding roar as earth and stone broke loose from
their anchorage and cascaded down onto the party below.
     Adie blinked and shook her head.  "Well...I guess that's that."  She looked
around blankly for another target as she began to gather more energy.
     The ground shook again, harder, and the grinding sound returned.  More of the
cliff fell, and some of the taller ruins down in Krael wavered and toppled.  People
screamed, mostly Pointers.  The zombies in the attack wave stopped so abruptly that
some of them fell, turned, and ran back the other way.  The sorcerers had turned
their attention away, also, staring down toward the Trier's current shore.  The wall
that had been built to hold back the waters was hard to see at this distance, but at
least one of the Kraelian towers that had fallen was in that area.
     "Can we rush after them and kill them while they're distracted?" Sedalia
     "No," Adie said.  "They aren't that distracted, and besides, we found when we
were fighting our way out that the whole of the ruined city is a maze of traps."  She
swept her gaze across the ruins, then turned to study Point itself.  There was damage
among the town's buildings, and a fire starting over on the west end.  "We'll have
our hands full here for a while," she said, "but the fight with Krael isn't over."
She drew herself up to her full height, slender as a spear and as deadly.  "We will
destroy Krael beyond all resurrection."

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     Pardon me for interrupting, but with Aries' obvious lack of humility in the last
DM Column, I thought it only appropriate that I abscond with the writing duties.
Besides, I want to take the time to talk about two team members--one is Aries, of
course, and the other is Bull Horn.  Both have been graduated and accepted as Lord
Protector, and of that, all Bulldogs are proud.
     First is Bull Horn, a 12(+1)-15(+1)-12-15(+1)-15(+1)-8-11 WS.  Completely mode,
he, nevertheless, has done well as a mediocre-at-best design fitting into the
Consortium Waste category.  Who could predict that a 11-14-12-14-14-8-11 WS would go
21-11-1 in the arena?  While his faves have not yet been posted, I would guess Mod/
Low/BS based on the following:
...He ran well at mod/low, including the kill.
...Weapon result wise he was:
       10-65-12 with BS
       6-56-6   with SC
       0-26-0   with ME
       1-1-1    with DA
       1-21-2   with QS
       0-2-0    with FI
...His skill learn rate was 1.57
...He has a master Init and 2 adexes in Attack and Parry
...He had the moxy and knack of most Consortium Wastes
     Aries, literally speaking, is a different animal.  First, and foremost, he is
neither a bull nor a dog.  Perhaps, I was imbibing too heftily of my own spirits that
night at The Bulldog Inn when I filled out his application papers?  Nevertheless, he
has been one heck of a fine Bulldog!  Aries is a 15(+1)-7(+1)-17-15(+1)-21(+1)-10-
5(+2) basher with +4 attack.  He, too, fights with a surprising knack for a big guy,
leading to a 16-8-0 record and 3 Duelmaster Titles.  Aries graduates with only adexes
in Attack and decise plus an expert in initiative.  Based on his performance, I
cannot guess at his faves, expecting something surprising.  His performance data
...He learned attack skills most, followed by decise
...His skill learn rate was 1.88
...He performed well at both very high/very high and high/very low
...Weapon result wise he was -
       18-199-9 with MA (with that DF, I was hesitant to try more!)
...The good endurance with great damage was an important feature.
     The Bulldogs will miss these two warriors, and the likelihood of the RUGS
blessing us with rolls even at their level is not good.  However, I promise to do my
best with what the RUGS provide in the spirit of The Bulldog clan for many years in
The Heart & Soul Of Andoria.
     Health.  Humility.  Honor.
           Kennelworth, Manager of The Bulldogs
                        Proprietor of The Bulldog Inn

                                      SPY REPORT

     Greetings, warriors of ARUAK CITY!  Once again I've been called out of 
retirement for my abilities and insights into Spyreporting.  Biff!  Pow!  ARUAK CITY 
watched with glee as ORDO HERETICUS got knocked off top spot by COLORIFIC!  Phhbltt!  
Too much drinking and too little dodging gave ORDO HERETICUS a 1-4-0!  I got a good 
laugh out of it!  Up 'n down.  Up 'n down.  Rankings always change.  Up 'n down.  I 
think I'm gonna be...  Well, VOLTRON's 2nd moved them up to 2-3-0 place.  What's with 
SPECIAL!?  He actually beat BULLDOGS' BULL HORN, and walked away with 51 more points 
from the fight.  Laughs were big at SCARLET KNIGHTS while they watched ONE-EYE 
clobber MAGENTA MAGGOT.  She lost 13 points and got bruised from objects thrown from 
the stands.  I can barely restrain my enthusiam for GERFEL'S FRIENDS' outstanding 
member, Duelmaster CHOPSTICK SURGEON.  I suppose you want to hear some rumors and 
dirty gossip about your fellow fighters?  Tough!   
     No matter the time or place, men will always duel.  The most avoided team was 
TUFT TUGGERS.  Management must be dealin', as the boys at BULLDOGS ain't reelin'!  
TUFT TUGGERS' mad!  How well I know the feeling of being the most challenged warrior, 
GOOBER DIAI!  Don't make idle boasts, they may come back to haunt you.  Maybe ORDO 
HERETICUS' YOUSEFF is one of those guys who likes pain, or something.  That's what 
he'll get next week, after challenging up 27 to GOLDEN GLOW.  YOUSEFF found one way 
to advance:  challenging GOLDEN GLOW and losing, but getting 6 points.  No brain, no 
pain.  GOOBER DIAI didn't quite know what to make of a challenge he received from RED 
LION of VOLTRON, who is 19 points below him.  RED LION perhaps got hers just 
desserts, seeing as she was bested by GOOBER DIAI and ended up with 5 recognition 
     Warriors of ARUAK CITY unite.  You have only your games to lose!  SPECIAL! 
proved too determined for BULL HORN.  BULL HORN was lucky to go in the ring, with 
22-12-1 to his credit.  He will be remembered.  DONALD DUNSEN killed GULLET, and 
expects revenge from ORDO HERETICUS.  The dead are better off dead--they have no 
worries.  JON FLEET, with his forgettable 11-51-0,  was killed by LORD KRONOS in a 
forgettable match.  KRILL CAVALRY didn't seem to mind very much.  KASTEEN found 
herself really over-matched when she faced WHITE LIE.  KASTEEN found herself grossly 
dead at the end of the match.  The ultimate victory is one that results in death.  
LORD KRONOS of knows this.  Will KRILL CAVALRY attempt a Bloodfeud?  KASTEEN larned 
hers lesson (WHITE LIE taught it well), and we right likely won't be seein' 'im fight 
any COLORIFIC members with the same gusto.  Many a warrior has met his fate in a 
hungover stupor.  You young rapscallions, take note!   
     Who knows what the future holds for a warrior.  More fights, there's no doubt.  
The end of another Spyreport!  That's cause for celebration in my book!  Time for my 
medication, so I'll leave now.  Practice, practice, practice!-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CHOPSTICK SURGEON 6785       10   4  0   109       GERFEL'S FRIENDS (253)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SPECIAL! 6526                10   3  2   134       MANIACAL TUFTS (431)
-TANGERINE TOAD 6603          20   3  0   118       ANIMAL FARM (510)
 LORD KRONOS 6111             13   9  1   115       MANIACAL TUFTS (431)
 WHITE LIE 6659               14   5  1   111       COLORIFIC (511)
 WINDCHASER 6469              16  39  1   110       KRILL CAVALRY (374)
-VIOLET VULTURE 6612          16   4  0   104       ANIMAL FARM (510)
-KAELEN THUNDERHEART 6777     11   5  1   102       TUFT TUGGERS (305)
 TWO-S0PEAR 6700              12  14  0   100       ELFQUEST (515)
 TURQUOISE TIGER 6556         23  10  0    95       ANIMAL FARM (510)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SILVER LINING 6339           15  13  3    91       COLORIFIC (511)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-ZYN'KYR 6579                  9   2  0    87       MANIACAL TUFTS (431)
 AIRK ARCSTONE 6778           10   5  2    83       TUFT TUGGERS (305)
 DONALD DUNSEN 6787           11   6  1    80       TUFT TUGGERS (305)
 TOBIUS 6905                  10   2  0    73       ORDO HERETICUS (593)
 ONE-EYE 6711                  7  19  2    73       SCARLET KNIGHTS (375)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GOLDEN GLOW 6803              9   5  0    66       COLORIFIC (511)
-FIONA STARMANTLE 5022         8  10  1    65       MANIACAL TUFTS (431)
 MAN'S BEST FRIEND 6694       17   6  0    60       BULLDOGS (157)
 WOLFBROTHER 6706             13  13  1    59       SCARLET KNIGHTS II (507)
 FARSHOT 6713                  5   1  0    59       NEVERWAKE (508)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KORO CLOUD 6618               7  28  0    56       KRILL CAVALRY (374)
 JUMPIN' 6704                 11  15  2    54       SCARLET KNIGHTS II (507)
 MAGENTA MAGGOT 6627           9  10  0    52       ANIMAL FARM (510)
 DELIA'S GONE 6707            12  14  0    51       ELFQUEST (515)
 WALK THE LINE 6708           11  15  0    48       ELFQUEST (515)
 JACKHAMMER 6613               6   4  3    48       NEVERWAKE (508)
 YOUSEFF 6906                  6   6  0    43       ORDO HERETICUS (593)
-BARRICADE 6819                6   0  0    43       MILITANT LEGION (586)
 ARVIN LARN 6904               6   4  1    42       ORDO HERETICUS (593)
 THE FLYING PEASANT 6859       5   2  1    42       GERFEL'S FRIENDS (253)
 FLEA BAG 6804                11   6  0    39       BULLDOGS (157)
-SON OF JERK 6095              3   0  0    39       HITMEN OF THE CDC (538)
-BOBO 6039                     3   0  1    38       HITMEN OF THE CDC (538)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PONY 6820                     7   8  0    33       KRILL CAVALRY (374)
-FIREWALL 6818                 5   5  0    32       MILITANT LEGION (586)
-AUTOMATON 6756                5   2  0    31       MANIACAL TUFTS (431)
-GORIN ROGAD 6749              1   2  0    29       THE RED HAND (579)
 GOOBER DIAI 6852              4   1  0    26       LINDTAL (591)
 MIASIN 6871                   3   0  0    26       GERFEL'S FRIENDS (253)
 YELLOW LION 6841              4   0  0    24       VOLTRON (589)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CABO WABO 6828                3   1  0    23       BARHOPPERS II (587)
 BLACK LION 6839               2   2  1    23       VOLTRON (589)
 GREEN LION 6843               4   0  0    21       VOLTRON (589)
 HORSEFLY 6860                 2   5  0    20       KRILL CAVALRY (374)
-GREEN THUMB 6830              3   4  0    19       COLORIFIC (511)
 DAWNING DANIKA 6866           3   3  0    18       TUFT TUGGERS (305)
-CULHAN CARAND 6743            1   0  1    17       THE RED HAND (579)
-FOXHOLE 6845                  1   1  0    16       MILITANT LEGION (586)
 GADGET DIAL 6856              3   2  1    15       LINDTAL (591)
 PINK EYE 6911                 1   0  0    15       COLORIFIC (511)
 ALPHA DIAL 6853               3   2  0    14       LINDTAL (591)
 SUPERFICIAL HITMAN 6865       2   3  0    14       GERFEL'S FRIENDS (253)
 HAUNT 6667                    3   4  0    13       NEVERWAKE (508)
 SIM DIAL 6855                 3   2  0    11       LINDTAL (591)
-JESUS JONES 6834              1   3  0    11       ONE HIT WONDERS (588)
 CHIEF SITTING BULL 6872       1   2  0    11       BULLDOGS (157)
 GRAND MARNIER 6827            1   2  0     7       BARHOPPERS II (587)
 BLUE LION 6842                1   3  0     6       VOLTRON (589)
 RED LION 6875                 1   2  0     5       VOLTRON (589)
-AMBUSH 6870                   0   1  0     5       MILITANT LEGION (586)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
BULL HORN 6593        22 12 1 BULLDOGS 157          SPECIAL! 6526         560         
BULL MARKET 6751       4  7 0 BULLDOGS 157          WOLFBROTHER 6706      556 NOT REVE
BLUE BLOOD 6873        0  2 0 COLORIFIC 511         KASTEEN 6903          559 JUST REV
SKALLY SKYDEWAYS 6861  3  3 0 GERFEL'S FRIENDS 253  JACKHAMMER 6613       560         
JON FLEET 6415        11 51 0 KRILL CAVALRY 374     LORD KRONOS 6111      560         
JACK DIAL 6854         1  4 0 LINDTAL 591           WURM KIN 495          560 NONE    
FIREBASE 6817          5  5 2 MILITANT LEGION 586   THE FLYING PEASA 6859 559         
MADMAN 6822            0  2 0 NEVERWAKE 508         HIGH ELF 487          560 NONE    
SLEDGE 6821            0  3 0 NEVERWAKE 508         BANDIT PRINCE 493     560 NONE    
KASTEEN 6903           2  2 1 ORDO HERETICUS 593    WHITE LIE 6659        560         
GULLET 6907            8  4 0 ORDO HERETICUS 593    DONALD DUNSEN 6787    560         
AREL MALEVIN 6775      2  1 0 THE RED HAND 579      BOBO 6039             556 NOT REVE
JOHNNY ASH 6874        0  3 0 TUFT TUGGERS 305      BLACK ORC 488         560 NONE    

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Kaelen Thunderheart -- Nice challenge and great win.  I salute you! -- Bull Horn

Kendric Stormblade -- Welcome to Aruak City, The Heart & Soul Of Andoria.  We are
pleased to have you here in the arena most dedicated to the principles of Andoria.
You will hear from others, I am sure, of our desire to preserve life, knowing that
death happens despite it.  Low kill desires, avoiding death intent, lack of
downchallenging are all features of the credo Health.  Humility.  Honor.  May your
stay be long and successful. -- Kennelworth, Bulldogs

Dawning Danika -- How!  Me wantum tuft!  Me sad.  (wink) -- Chief Sitting Bull

Two-S0pear -- I guess that match makes it plain who deserves to be duelmaster, eh? --

One-Eye -- Where did THAT come from?  You fought well and deserved the win. -- Man's
Best Friend

Delia's Gone -- The itching got to me and I was simply unable to go on past 20.
Salute. -- Flea Bag

Congratulations, again, to our own Aries for defending his DM Title.  Duelmasters
drink free at The Bulldog Inn. -- Kennelworth, Proprietor

Ahoy, ye, Kendric Stormblade!  Ye be bloomin' welcome ta yon Aruak City.  Aye. --
Mino, Animal Farm

Chopstick Surgeon -- Oh my!  Your challenge?  Your great style advantage?  Never
doubt the eye of the tiger!  Roowwwwwwlllllllllll! -- Turquoise Tiger

Special! -- You may be maniacal, but a tuft is a tuft! -- Tangerine Toad

Aries -- Ye scallywag, grats onna champeen!  Aye!  Ye bea wantin ta bea critter, eh?
(hearty pirate's laugh) -- Mino (thinking maybe Red Ram)

Kasteen -- You creep!  Killing a Proud Colorific is not at all good for your health.
-- Purple People Eater, Proud Colorific Manager

I did not appreciate the publicity leak that Blue Blood was a 9-9-7-15-17-10-17
slasher.  The Press shall pay! -- Purple People Eater, Proud Colorific Manager

You are wasting your time talking about that loser, Blue Blood, PPE!  Talk about ME!
I am a winner.  Did you see the ease with which I beat that Jumpin'?  I just glow
with success.  Yes, indeed. -- Golden Glow, Proud Colorific

Airk Arcstone -- Thank you for the challenge, for I needed an easy victory.  Let me
get this straight--was that a tuft?  On my!  A real tuft!  Now let me guess--was that
merely a very bad challenge from that little gremlin, whatshisname? -- White Lie

For those interested in the "final details", and referring to Kennelworth's
predictions in the Team Spotlight....  Aries is high/low/halberd, learns decise.
Bull Horn is low/mod/Morningstar learns parry. -- The Bulldog Team Scribe

Chopstick Surgeon -- Now THAT was FUN!  Broke your spear.  Broke your shortsword!
(My first!)  Almost broke your hand!  We have to keep meeting like this! -- Turquoise

Lord Kronos -- Drat!  There you go again, biting me on the neck!  Well, trying, but
fortunately for me, the arenamaster stepped in before you got a grip. -- Windchaser
P.S.  Unfortunately, I only had one "inhuman contortion" in me today.

Zyn'kyr -- All that shifting back and forth made me dizzy right at the beginning of
the fight, which is NOT the way to start out.  In case you wondered about that.
Which is why I tripped and fell into your second blow, and it was only luck that
prevented me cutting my own heart out.  That would have put the cap on what was
already not a good day. -- Jon Fleet

Miasin -- (staggering back, gasping and groping for dislodged body parts)  You really
swatted me! -- Horsefly
P.S.  Hey, I know I'm not REALLY a fly, but the image was too, uh, something to pass
up.  Actually, I was originally called Gadfly, because of my habits, but Leeta didn't
care for the name.  I don't know why.  Women are strange.

Wolfbrother -- And you're a golem?  This is interesting.  What does it say for the
wolves? -- Koro Cloud, choosing to talk about anything other than his pathetic arena

Foxhole -- No!  You're one of those wretched GOPHERS who goes around digging holes
for horses to step into?  Gods, for that, you deserve de-- a severe thrashing, which
I was glad to give you. -- Pony

Golden Glow -- "Get over it"?  How can I, if you keep wounding me anew?  Maybe if YOU
were to "get over" being good, that would allow ME to get over you being good? --
Koro Cloud

Blue Blood -- I have a secretly vampiric nature, and I love to suck your blood.  Hmm,
do you suppose Pandora would hire me? -- Horsefly

All -- Greetings.  Having seen and known nothing but the sands of DM 93, I am unaware
of the rules and ethics that govern this fine arena.  If someone could diplo or email
me videoman71@yahoo.com with those bits of info, I'd buy 'em the first round at the
Bearded Dwarf. -- Eisenhorn, mgr. Ordo Hereticus
P.S.  I'm also curious to see if there by anyone interested in an unarmed bout
between two aimed blows.

Donald Dunsen -- Not too bad.  Yer lucky someone switch my weapon for a rubber
chicken.  Care for another go around...? -- Arvin Larn

Firewall -- Well met.... -- Gullet

Ghost of Blue Blood -- My manager has ordered my to apologize and to...be...beg your
forgiveness.  The sands of the Noblish Isle still flows through the holes in my
shoes. -- Kasteen

24 January 2007
The Council of Lords would like to propose a rule change in ADM and Primus.  We
propose that Lord Protectors ranked "Grand Champions" and below (ADM) and "The Tower
Guard" and below (Primus) be allowed to fight in the Dark Arena.  This would not
impact the top rankings or title match.  Any managers who never got his fill or shot
at fighting Gateway monsters would have it as an option.  We believe it might spark
some interest in the ADM/Primus realm for some managers.  If interested, speak up in
the newsletters or on forums under the "rules changes" thread and let RSI know.  This
could even be something to try for 12 months and then be re-evaluated.  What say you,
managers of Ghea? -- The Icelord sends....

29 January 2007
     HDFA Mission Statement
     "Show me the money!"
     This is the battle cry of a newly formed collection of like-minded individuals:
The High Dolla' Free Agent$.  We are not a tough guy alliance:  No...we offer no
battle without reward.  We search for victory and the prizes and accolades that
follow.  We are motivated by winning and will freely use whatever means necessary to
obtain our currency.  No stuffy rules, no mandates, no constitutions, no leaders,
only a few objectives:
     1) Win as often as possible
     2) Celebrate freely and revel in your victories; the more meaningless the
victory the more we celebrate.  Highsiding and chest thumping are encouraged.
Ostentatious endzone celebrations with prop usage are encouraged, regardless of
fines, penalties, suspensions or arrest by local authorities.  It is important to let
your opponent know how great you are; more importantly, you must let your own
alliance mates know how great you are.
     This is a 1-up alliance, let the performance of your fellow Free Agent$ motivate
you.  If a Free Agent wins a TV, win 2; if a Free agent wins a contest, win a more
prestigious one.
     Current members of the HDFA include:  CFH and Abraxis.  Inquires can be directed
to:  CFH/Rat Salad DM 47

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

JACK DIAL was butchered by WURM KIN in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
MADMAN was slaughtered by HIGH ELF in a 1 minute gruesome Dark Arena battle.
SLEDGE was murdered by BANDIT PRINCE in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
JOHNNY ASH was slaughtered by BLACK ORC in a 1 minute Dark Arena brawl.
WHITE LIE butchered KASTEEN in a 1 minute one-sided Bloodfeud fight.
AIRK ARCSTONE was subdued by TWO-S0PEAR in a 1 minute Challenge competition.
SPECIAL! viciously butchered BULL HORN in a 2 minute master's Challenge fight.
SILVER LINING overcame TOBIUS in a action packed 3 minute Challenge fight.
THE FLYING PEASANT was viciously subdued by KORO CLOUD in a 4 minute Challenge duel.
MAN'S BEST FRIEND unbelievably bested JUMPIN' in a 2 minute veteran's Challenge duel.
GULLET was executed by DONALD DUNSEN in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge melee.
YOUSEFF was savagely defeated by GOLDEN GLOW in a exciting 3 minute Challenge match.
ARVIN LARN viciously subdued FLEA BAG in a exciting 3 minute brutal Challenge contest.
CHIEF SITTING BULL bested BLUE LION in a 4 minute amateur's Challenge bout.
SUPERFICIAL HITMAN lost to CABO WABO in a crowd pleasing 1 minute Challenge bout.
RED LION was viciously subdued by GOOBER DIAI in a 2 minute novice's Challenge fray.
ARIES was bested by CHOPSTICK SURGEON in a exciting 1 minute Title fight.
TURQUOISE TIGER was savagely defeated by WINDCHASER in a 6 minute veteran's bout.
LORD KRONOS easily killed JON FLEET in a 1 minute mismatched competition.
MAGENTA MAGGOT was overpowered by ONE-EYE in a 1 minute uneven fight.
WOLFBROTHER demolished BLACK LION in a 1 minute uneven bout.
DELIA'S GONE won victory over PONY in a 2 minute fray.
WALK THE LINE was devastated by FARSHOT in a popular 1 minute one-sided bout.
JACKHAMMER assassinated SKALLY SKYDEWAYS in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
DAWNING DANIKA defeated HAUNT in a popular 1 minute duel.
HORSEFLY overpowered PERSISTENT BEGGAR in a 1 minute uneven match.
GADGET DIAL was savagely defeated by MIASIN in a 2 minute gory beginner's duel.
SIM DIAL was outwaited by GREEN LION in a dull 18 minute amateur's bout.
ALPHA DIAL was outlasted by YELLOW LION in a crowd boring 14 minute novice's fight.
GRAND MARNIER was handily defeated by PINK EYE in a 1 minute one-sided fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|TOTAL PARRY                     11         PARRY-LUNGE       15 -   9 -  2      63  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                  10         TOTAL PARRY       70 -  44 -  0      61  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   8         WALL OF STEEL     18 -  12 -  2      60  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  6         PARRY-RIPOSTE     17 -  13 -  0      57  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    6         AIMED BLOW        12 -  12 -  0      50  |
|AIMED BLOW                       4         BASHING ATTACK    26 -  28 -  2      48  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     3         LUNGING ATTACK    34 -  37 -  1      48  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         PARRY-STRIKE      17 -  21 -  1      45  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         STRIKING ATTACK   21 -  26 -  2      45  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         SLASHING ATTACK   20 -  25 -  5      44  |

Turn 560 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:

SLASHING ATTACK    4 -  2     TOTAL PARRY        5 -  6         3  TOTAL PARRY    
BASHING ATTACK     5 -  3     LUNGING ATTACK     4 -  6         2  BASHING ATTACK 
AIMED BLOW         2 -  2     PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  2         2  SLASHING ATTACK
PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  1     STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  2         2  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  1     WALL OF STEEL      2 -  4         1  AIMED BLOW     
                                                                1  STRIKING ATTACK

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       CHOPSTICK SURGEON 6785     10   4  0  109 GERFEL'S FRIENDS (253)
BASHING ATTACK   SPECIAL! 6526              10   3  2  134 MANIACAL TUFTS (431)
SLASHING ATTACK  LORD KRONOS 6111           13   9  1  115 MANIACAL TUFTS (431)
TOTAL PARRY      TURQUOISE TIGER 6556       23  10  0   95 ANIMAL FARM (510)
LUNGING ATTACK   AIRK ARCSTONE 6778         10   5  2   83 TUFT TUGGERS (305)
PARRY-STRIKE     DONALD DUNSEN 6787         11   6  1   80 TUFT TUGGERS (305)
WALL OF STEEL    GOLDEN GLOW 6803            9   5  0   66 COLORIFIC (511)
PARRY-LUNGE      THE FLYING PEASANT 6859     5   2  1   42 GERFEL'S FRIENDS (253)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is WINDCHASER 6469.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was WINDCHASER 6469.  The ten other most popular fighters were SILVER LINING 6339, 
DIAI 6852, JUMPIN' 6704, TWO-S0PEAR 6700, and DAWNING DANIKA 6866.

The least popular fighter this week was SIM DIAL 6855.  The other ten least popular 

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

BULL HORN (11-6593) BULLDOGS (157)
ARIES (11-6695) BULLDOGS (157)