Date   : 10/11/2004    Duedate: 10/23/2004


DM-17    TURN-495

This Weeks Top Honors


(17-6578) [12-6-0,83]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

NAPOLEON                       ARDENT FURY
(17-6578) [12-6-0,83]          (17-6650) [1-0-0,15]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

TABETA UNIS                    NAPOLEON
MIDDLE WAY (484)               HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475)
(17-6405) [11-23-0,56]         (17-6578) [12-6-0,83]



Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
2. ART OF CONFLICT (541)       41      HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475)
3. SPIRAL SUICIDE (540)        18      Unchartered Team
4. MIDDLE WAY (484)            17

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 0*ART OF CONFLICT (541)      4   1  0 80.0   1/ 1 HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475) 12  3 0
 2- 1*HAMENDON ELECTRICA (539)  14   6  0 70.0   2/ 3 LET'S DUEL! (519)         6  4 0
 3- 2 WHEN EAGLES DARE (509)    38  22  3 63.3   3/ 5 MIDDLE WAY (484)          5 10 0
 4/ 3 HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475) 225 172  7 56.7   4/ 0*ART OF CONFLICT (541)     4  1 0
 5- 4*DANCE OF DEATH (535)      11   9  3 55.0   5- 2*HAMENDON ELECTRICA (539)  4  1 0
 6/ 5 LET'S DUEL! (519)         29  35  1 45.3   6- 4 WHEN EAGLES DARE (509)    3  0 0
 7/ 7 MIDDLE WAY (484)         189 321  3 37.1   7- 6*DANCE OF DEATH (535)      3  7 1
 8/ 0*SPIRAL SUICIDE (540)       1   4  0 20.0   8/ 0*SPIRAL SUICIDE (540)      1  4 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[ A Dark and Stormy Night ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ +

     Somewhere a door slammed.  A shot rang out, or at least something loud and
abrupt, since guns don't work here.  A woman screamed.  Etc.  All the appropriate
cues that something dark and dastardly was about to begin.
     Tabeta Unis flattened herself against the nearest wall and hoped that nobody
would bring a lantern near.  To be seen here would be bad.  Very bad.  Probably
fatal.  And she wasn't ready for a close encounter of the fatal kind.
     The beating of her heart was loud in her own ears, but the men--she hoped they
were men and not demons--loading the wagon probably couldn't hear it over the
rampaging storm overhead.  When lightning flashed she pressed back harder, trying to
burrow into the waterlogged planks.  They would see her, she knew they would.
Disaster!  But they were too busy arranging the barrels--something heavy, and in
tarred barrels, she had no idea what it would be--along the bed of the wagon.  When
darkness clamped down again, she released her breath on a sigh.  Could she slip away
before the next flash?  She had known all along that spying on M. Konvalh Chardinee's
warehouse would be a bad idea, but Daron El had talked her into it.  And where was
HE?  She was the one risking discovery here!
     Tabeta began to edge along the wall, praying that there would be no more
lightning for ten minutes, fifteen if possible.  That would give her time to reach
the corner and slide around it.  Two steps and she collided with another body.  She
would have screamed but for the hand that covered her mouth.
     "Quiet, damn you," somebody hissed.
     She nodded slightly.  The hand eased away.  She would have liked to ask
questions, ask who he was and what he was doing there, but somehow that didn't seem
like a good idea.
     "Seen the Noyle anywhere here tonight?"
     That was the last question she had expected.  What would Mouse Noyle be doing
here?  She shook her head.
     "Damn.  We guessed he was coming here...guess we were wrong this time."
     Another blaze of lightning, the blast of thunder simultaneous as it cracked
overhead.  Dark, light, dark.  Just time enough to see something humped and inhuman
rising from the center of the wagon before the clouds opened with a deluge.  With the
return of darkness, Tabeta put out a trembling hand for her unknown companion.
     Nobody was there.
     She didn't know where he had gone, and she didn't care.  She was getting OUT of
     Three more steps and her groping hand found the corner of the building.  The
alley beyond it was no place for a lady--no alleys were in this part of the city--but
it was better than being in sight of the people around that wagon, if they should
turn to look in her direction.  Better than being in sight of that...whatever it was
that was ON the wagon.  She rounded the corner and began to run.
     Another blast of lightning, brighter and longer than any so far.  The ground
shook with it.  And kept on shaking once darkness returned.  Tabeta staggered but
kept running.  There was a powerful smell of the swamp.  The alley mud under her feet
shifted, or maybe it was the entire ground that was rippling like the surface of the
bay in a high wind.  Tabeta stumbled, fell into mud that was fluid as water but
seemed to be sucking her down, scrambled to her feet, and was thrown down again.
     The buildings around her were shaking, which she could tell only because the
spots of light from lamps mounted on their street walls were dancing up and down,
back and forth.  She fixed her eyes on the nearest one as an achievable goal and
forced herself to her hands and knees.
     More thunder, but without the lightning this time.  The lamp she was watching
shook and fell from its bracket, smashed on the ground, flaming oil running along the
alley.  The building began to burn.

      * }%|[-----+O+-----]|%{ * }%|[-----+O+-----]|%{ * }%|[-----+O+-----]|%{ *

                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 502): BLUE RUIN of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 500): BLOOD BUD of BLOODSUCKERS (Way Cool, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 494): WOODWALKER of GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 496): ORAN JI of PUNNY AMINALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 494): MOUSE NOYLE of MIDDLE WAY (Joaja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 493): CHAOS of CURTAIN CALL (?, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 246): PEG-LEG BOUCHARD of CANADIAN BACON (Firehawk, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 485): TALL TREE of CARDOW HUNTERS (Uncle Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 482): PRIVATE PROPERTY of CALL THE PRIEST (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 480): DARTMAN of COLGATE DAYS (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 473): BARRISTER of BLITZKRIEG (Polarius, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 436): TIRO COCOCO of THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 221): ZINDELLA AZRON of MOJO P@TROL (Master Voodoo, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 216): BEAR ACUDA of THE BEAR'S PAW (KAT, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 203): TOM SMITH DISEASE of STRANGE TUNES (Berylstar, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 361): JAVELINO of REDHORSE (Mila, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 341): GEORGE DUBYA of DEATH BY STUPIDITY (The Sentinel, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 151): BULL FROG of THE BULLS (Crip, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 386): WOUNDWORT of DARKMOON from RIZTAB (Bobby Bigfoot)

                                      Top Teams
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 502): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 500): DRYNN'S PRETTIES (Drynn, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 494): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 496): ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 494): HEROESANDFOUNDONES (The Judge, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 493): CURTAIN CALL (?, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 246): OTTO'S MECHANICS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 485): CROC FILES (THawk, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 244): NOMENKLATURE (Spawn, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 482): CALL THE PRIEST (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 480): COLGATE DAYS (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 473): BLITZKRIEG (Polarius, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 436): THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 221): MOJO P@TROL (Master Voodoo, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 216): ALL-STAR NANA'S (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 203): DARK SIDHE (Daehir, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 361): BAD APPLES (Uncle Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 341): DEATH BY STUPIDITY (The Sentinel, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 151): THE BULLS (Crip, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 386): BLACKEST PRIDE, etc. (Ultraist, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 500): CROUCHING TIGER of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 494): LITTLE CURRENT of TRIPLE CROWN (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 496): ORAN JI of PUNNY AMINALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 494): MOUSE NOYLE of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
                (turn 493): EAGLES LAIR of WHEN EAGLES DARE (Talon Volksie, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 245): GALENA of BOXOROX (Berylstar, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 485): TALL TREE of CARDOW HUNTERS (Uncle Wolf, mgr.)
              (turn 484): MACRINUS of EQUESTORS (Spartacus, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 244): VOMITO of WHAMMO & THUDDA 4 U! (Micky, mgr.)
                               OBAN of SINGLE MALTS (Berylstar, mgr.)
                               TOBIAS HAWKWIND of THE NIGHTHAWKS (Firehawk, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 482): PRIVATE PROPERTY of CALL THE PRIEST (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
              (turn 481): STARBREAKER of CALL THE PRIEST (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 436): TIRO COCOCO of THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 221): ZINDELLA AZRON of MOJO P@TROL (Master Voodoo, mgr.)
                   (turn 220): MARILYN of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 216): BEAR ACUDA of THE BEAR'S PAW (KAT, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 203): TOM SMITH DISEASE of STRANGE TUNES (Berylstar, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 361): APPLEMINT of BAD APPLES (Uncle Wolf, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     I call for a vote of censure against Eagles Lair!  That Fink of a Bird had the
GALL, the unmitigated lack of couth, to defeat me!  ME!  I should WIN on the fight
which sees my Notice of Appreciation from Sheila Greywand!  Could that Feathered
Freak see the justice of that?  No, of course not!  Everybody knows that birds have
brains the size fleas and about as sensible.  Huh, even DUCKS are better than eagles.
Stupid, of course, and conceited, but at least they aren't RAPTORS.
     And listen, all you gladiators, and you managers, too!  Jorja has the NERVE, the
sheer primate GALL, to say I'm mediocre!  What does SHE know?  She's a basher, after
all.  I'm going to the Isle, and I'm going to FIGHT on the Isle, no sitting on a
bench for ME.  Oh, no.  Nobody will look at ME and talk about Mouses not stirring!  I
thought of going to Home Guard, but they tell me the place is infested with Ducks, so
it's Free Blades for me.  See you there.

                                   Lord Protector
                                     Mouse Noyle

P.S.  How dare you be courteous to me, Eagles Lair?  Now I have to be courteous back,
and I HATE that.  (muttering, and not very loudly, either)  Good fight.

                                      SPY REPORT

     So why do I have this bag over my head?  Because I am The Unknown Spymaster and 
I'm going to give you a spy report!.  Don't these new hotshots make you sick (or, if 
they fought you, hurt)?  ART OF CONFLICT, on their very first turn, went 4-1-0.  Hey 
everybody, watch out for NAPOLEON, who flew up 18 points in the rankings after 
mashing KHALHUMS DWARF like a melon.  Keep your eye on this guy.  Ya know, some days 
it doesn't pay to walk out on the sands.  D.M.O.C. was overcame by VURZHAL UR and 
drops 4 points.  Well, everybody's pal MOUSE NOYLE moved his record to 23-32-0 by 
defeating M. CHARDINEE in the Duelmaster's Title Bout and gaining 5 recognition 
points.  Advice to bashers--never force anything, just get a bigger halberd!   
     But enough of that bunch, let's get on to the wimps who like to avoid battle!  
Here's a song for you:  Who's afraid of the big, bad DANCE OF  DEATH?  Big bad DANCE 
OF DEATH.  Big bad DANCE OF DEATH.  ALJAFIR's afraid of the big bad DANCE OF DEATH.  
Tra la la la la!  And you guys like to boo me?  Well, unsling your rasberries, cause 
LET'S DUEL! beats feet every time DANCE OF DEATH smiles at them.  Try farming, eh?  
And who is this PIP THE TROLL you ask, with 35 points and a 8-5-0 record.  Ooh, the 
tales I could tell!   
     Death is kind of like a new puppy:  he's always around wanting to play.  (Ha 
Zontani, how's that for a wise saying?).  Knowing when to use the right tactics at 
the proper time is a very important step on the road to Duelmaster.   
     Well, that wasn't too bad; Alarond told me that the people in ALJAFIR have no 
sense of humor.  Or maybe that they were senseless.  Okay, so I may not be the 
world's best comedian, but then you guys aren't the world's best warriors.  And 
remember, you can pick your friends and you can pick your--(loud boos), oh, you've 
heard that one already!-- The Unknown Spymaster  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 NAPOLEON 6578                12   6  0    83       HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DARK MAGICIAN 6417            9   2  0    92       LET'S DUEL! (519)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-JUNIOR VASQUEZ 6313           9   3  0    89       WHEN EAGLES DARE (509)
-LA JINN 6419                  7   6  1    80       LET'S DUEL! (519)
 MCARTHUR 6611                 8   3  0    71       HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475)
 PURPLE HEART 6590             9   7  1    68       HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TABETA UNIS 6405             11  23  0    56       MIDDLE WAY (484)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DARON EL 6414                11  22  0    55       MIDDLE WAY (484)
 ACHILLES 6612                 7   3  0    55       HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475)
-LONGSWORD LAMBADA 6553        3   1  0    50       DANCE OF DEATH (535)
 PIP THE TROLL 6597            8   5  0    35       HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-THE HATCHETMAN 6632           4   0  0    30       HAMENDON ELECTRICAL (539)
-SHORTSWORD SOFTSHOE 6555      3   1  2    30       DANCE OF DEATH (535)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DUNMORON 6628                 4   0  0    23       HAMENDON ELECTRICAL (539)
-GRACEFUL CHARITY 6586         3   5  0    22       LET'S DUEL! (519)
-WHEEL OF SHIFTS 6638          2   1  0    22       HAMENDON ELECTRICAL (539)
 VURZHAL UR 6618               3   6  0    20       MIDDLE WAY (484)
 VAMPIRE LORD 6640             2   1  0    20       LET'S DUEL! (519)
-WAR HAMMER WALTZ 6554         2   2  1    19       DANCE OF DEATH (535)
-THE SHARK 6630                2   2  0    18       HAMENDON ELECTRICAL (539)
 MARIN NEH 6637                2   3  0    15       MIDDLE WAY (484)
 ARDENT FURY 6650              1   0  0    15       ART OF CONFLICT (541)
-PHILLY STEAK 6406             3   3  0    12       WHEN EAGLES DARE (509)
 OPRESSION 6647                1   0  0    11       ART OF CONFLICT (541)
-LEATHER LAPDANCE 6552         2   2  0    10       DANCE OF DEATH (535)
 SHATTEROID 6645               1   0  0    10       SPIRAL SUICIDE (540)
 BLIND TERROR 6648             1   0  0    10       ART OF CONFLICT (541)
 D.M.O.C. 6641                 1   2  0     9       LET'S DUEL! (519)
-BROADSWORD BALLET 6556        1   3  0     6       DANCE OF DEATH (535)
 INTOLERANCE 6649              1   0  0     4       ART OF CONFLICT (541)
 MAD VIKING 6642               0   1  0     1       SPIRAL SUICIDE (540)
 VENDETTA 6651                 0   1  0     1       ART OF CONFLICT (541)
 PATCHWORK NINJA 6643          0   1  0     1       SPIRAL SUICIDE (540)
 SCREAMING MIST 6644           0   1  0     1       SPIRAL SUICIDE (540)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
IRON EYEBALL 6646      0  1 0 SPIRAL SUICIDE 540    HIGH ELF 644          495 NONE    

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Longsword Lambada -- (mournfully)  I just couldn't catch the rhythm on that one.
I've never been good with things like that.  Two left feet, no rhythm, and then, of
course, there's the effect of "staggering with exhaustion."  I just can't seem to
dance. -- Daron El
P.S.  You golems are just too much for me.

Daron El -- Everything is too much for you, monkey. -- Mouse Noyle

Broadsword Ballet -- Have you considered that the ballet may not be your proper
dance?  Perhaps you were meant to do the minuette.  However that's spelled.  Hmm.
You could have a "morning star minuet," except that the name would be too long. --
Vurzhal Ur
P.S.  A Fist Foxtrot?  Halberd Hollandaise?  No, that's a salad dressing.  A Mace
Minuet?  A Warhammer Waltz?
P.P.S.  Too bad there isn't a good weapon to go with the tango.  THERE is a dance for
a warrior if I ever saw one.

     Toothpick Tango? -- Ed.

Junior Vasquez -- (brooding darkly)  Bury me in the sand, will you?  The loss, the
lack of skills taught, I can take all that.  It's nothing new.  But I will NOT take a
"bury in the sand" lying down!  OR standing up. -- Tabeta Unis

Graceful Charity -- The grace I can see, damn you.  It's probably because you're part
cat.  All Ratani are, they just don't show it as much as the Aruaki do.  But the
charity...where was THAT? -- Marin Neh
P.S.  Okay, good sort of fight, if you like that kind of thing, and I certainly don't
object to the skills.
P.P.S.  Good gods, you don't have the strength for THAT?  I should think you WOULD
train it, then.  Good luck.

D.M.O.C. -- I was devastated by your cruelty, and your selfishness!  Just because I'm
a thief doesn't mean I have no feelings. -- Partiss

Purple Heart -- Only because I allowed it. -- Terregolis, the most Dangerous Criminal
in Aljafir

Achilles -- You're not being helpful here. -- Lej Korranjal, a Guard with Ambitions

20 September 2004
Azereth has returned!  I am the manager for Scarlet Blades in DM 25.  I was a member
of the Crimson Alliance and the Crimson Brotherhood (which was composed of former CA
members).  I've been out of the game for many (at least 5) years.  I would like to
hear from anyone who remembers me, as well as any Alliance that is seeking to add
experienced managers to their roster.  Contact me at:
     Anthony Wells
     600 W. Shore Dr.
     Stanton, MI  48888
or by personal ads in DM 25.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

IRON EYEBALL was butchered by HIGH ELF in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
PURPLE HEART vanquished DARON EL in a exciting 1 minute gory uneven Challenge battle.
MCARTHUR vanquished TABETA UNIS in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge brawl.
VAMPIRE LORD was defeated by PIP THE TROLL in a 4 minute Challenge fight.
D.M.O.C. was bested by VURZHAL UR in a 2 minute Challenge duel.
MOUSE NOYLE overpowered M. CHARDINEE in a 2 minute bloody one-sided struggle.
NAPOLEON viciously subdued KHALHUMS DWARF in a 3 minute expert's Title fight.
ACHILLES viciously subdued AMBITIOUS GUARD in a popular 2 minute gruesome duel.
MARIN NEH vanquished SCREAMING MIST in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
PATCHWORK NINJA was overpowered by BLIND TERROR in a 1 minute one-sided melee.
SHATTEROID overpowered VENDETTA in a 2 minute one-sided match.
MAD VIKING was bested by INTOLERANCE in a 4 minute brutal amateur's conflict.
OPRESSION subdued PERSISTENT BEGGAR in a 2 minute novice's brawl.
ARDENT FURY 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|
|BASHING ATTACK                   5         LUNGING ATTACK    19 -  10 -  1      66  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    4         PARRY-STRIKE      11 -   8 -  2      58  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  3         STRIKING ATTACK   22 -  16 -  2      58  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         BASHING ATTACK    11 -   8 -  1      58  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         WALL OF STEEL     15 -  11 -  0      58  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         SLASHING ATTACK   31 -  30 -  1      51  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         TOTAL PARRY       10 -  10 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         PARRY-LUNGE        6 -   8 -  0      43  |
|AIMED BLOW                       0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      8 -  15 -  0      35  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   0         AIMED BLOW         1 -   4 -  0      20  |

Turn 495 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-STRIKE       1 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  3         3  STRIKING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        2 -  0     AIMED BLOW         0 -  0         2  SLASHING ATTACK
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  1     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  1         2  PARRY-LUNGE    
STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  1     LUNGING ATTACK     0 -  0         1  PARRY-STRIKE   
WALL OF STEEL      2 -  1                                       1  LUNGING ATTACK 
BASHING ATTACK     3 -  2                                       1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
                                                                1  TOTAL PARRY    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
PARRY-STRIKE     NAPOLEON 6578              12   6  0   83 HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475)
SLASHING ATTACK  MCARTHUR 6611               8   3  0   71 HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475)
TOTAL PARRY      PIP THE TROLL 6597          8   5  0   35 HEROESANDFOUNDONES (475)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is TABETA UNIS 6405.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was NAPOLEON 6578.  The ten other most popular fighters were ACHILLES 6612, 
D.M.O.C. 6641, VURZHAL UR 6618, BLIND TERROR 6648, and SHATTEROID 6645.

The least popular fighter this week was INTOLERANCE 6649.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were SCREAMING MIST 6644, PIP THE TROLL 6597, TABETA UNIS 6405, IRON 

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

MOUSE NOYLE (17-6252) MIDDLE WAY (484)

                                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


     For those of you who keep track of such things, 51 additional warriors graduated 
from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament.  

                          CAPTAIN CRUNCH (5-4330) TECHNOLOGY    
                             GARAI (7-4608) BLADES OF ICE       
                         GAZREK (7-5097) DEMONS OF DARKNESS 7   
                       CRIMSON BLUSH (7-5351) VENGEANCE SEEKERS 
                           NEMESIS (10-2676) MYTH AND MIGHT     
                         PLAYFUL DOG (10-4237) MONGREL HORDE   
                          CALLISTO (12-4974) NAUGHTY NYMPHS    
                         ILLUMINAUGHTY (12-5423) LOBOTOMATION   
                          SKIPPY (14-2305) PRIDE OF THE CDC    
                              ARGINASE (16-4137) ENZYMES        
                          CADEX CFM (18-3366) THE BIKE SHOP    
                            CRY-O-LIT (18-6106) ROCK-ETTS      
                          PAPA RATTLESNAKE (18-6800) APACHE    
                            SUICIDE (21-4832) APPLE CIDER      
                        REVEREND LOVEJOY (22-5517) SPRINGFIELD  
                          DVDA (22-5768) THAT'S UNPOSSIBLE!    
                            DONAHAR (24-3006) MAGIC REALM      
                      LINK HOGTHROB (33-5358) INTERSTELLAR PORK 
                        JETS TO BRAZIL (36-5604) SKATE DRAGONS  
                          ARTEMIS (41-3675) LADY OF THE MOON    
                          SELENE (41-3676) LADY OF THE MOON    
                             BETTY (58-5755) HELL HOUNDS       
                       INSURRECTION (60-5607) BLADES OF DESTINY 
                       COPPERHEAD (65-5467) NATURE'S ASSASSINS 
                          CHRISSEL (70-5208) LITHE & LOVELY    
                         SUPERIOR II (75-760) SUPERIOR FORCES                                                  
                             ARCHER (82-1198) GORGONITES                                                      
                      SQUIRREL KILLER (82-3278) END OF THE LINE     
                            CICINISTI (82-3706) BEGUILERZ           
                           GNORE (82-3717) MILITARY SCIENCE          
                        FINALITY (82-4063) SUPERIOR FORCES 3P       
                          SIR LANCELOT (82-5350) ROUND TABLE         
                            WILLY T MAC (82-5925) RAPTURE           
                         KHORGA KHAN (82-6730) THE BEGINNING        
                             ELLYN (82-8983) LAS VEGAS II            
                             MANTISSA (82-9324) MATMATICA            
                        JETS TO BRAZIL (82-9697) DRAGON SKALE       
                          ON THE WASHER (82-10019) SUNNYDALE         
                             ORAL B (82-10020) SUNNYDALE            
                         2-STROKE (82-10384) THE WILLBURYS 79        
                           HITZ (82-10428) 4-LETTER DOCTORS          
                      UNDEFEATABLE (82-10966) SUPERIOR FORCES 5M     
                        GOLDWRAP (82-11886) SUPERIOR FORCES 34       
                        CHIMPANZEE (82-12985) ANIMAL CRACKERS       
                        THE CUTICLE DANCE (82-13639) DON'T ASK       
                      SCHWETTY OLIVES (82-14247) SCHWETTY FOODS     
                     QSTAFF INFECTION (82-14523) DIRTY INFIRMARY    
                     BING S7 WANG (82-16000) SUPERIOR FORCES 6201   
                    TAKE YOUR BEST SHOT (82-16651) SLIGHTLY HEATED 
                       SMILING GOAT (82-20735) SHAVE MY POODLE      
                    CRITICAL UPDATES (82-24025) ANNOYING THINGS II 
                       LIGHTNING XLV (82-24103) DEATH STUDS IX      

Congrats to the grads. -- Green Eyes