DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 11/19/2004    Duedate: 12/16/2004

MORYA ARENA

DM-28    TURN-248

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

PEG-LEG BOUCHARD
CANADIAN BACON (383)
(28-3400) [15-9-4,133]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

PEG-LEG BOUCHARD               CLAIR BLUE HAIR
CANADIAN BACON (383)           RIDERS OF AHRINGOL (464)
(28-3400) [15-9-4,133]         (28-4183) [3-0-0,31]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

WYATT BURP                     SAILOR MOON
DODGE BULLETS (126)            LUNAE MILITES (387)
(28-3531) [17-17-0,68]         (28-4133) [5-3-0,44]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

OTTO'S MECHANICS (226)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. FILIPINA LADYZ (423)        47
2. THE WARLORDS II (413)       36      IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)
3. CANADIAN BACON (383)        34      Unchartered Team
4. THE PENTARCHY (397)         28
5. FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)        26      RIDERS OF AHRINGOL (464)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)     110  71  5 60.8   1/ 2 OTTO'S MECHANICS (226)   10  4 0
 2/ 2 THE PENTARCHY (397)      185 123  4 60.1   2/ 1 THE WARLORDS II (413)    10  5 1
 3/ 3 THE WARLORDS II (413)     61  42  4 59.2   3/ 5 CLASSIC ARCADE (415)      9  3 0
 4/ 4*RIDERS OF AHRINGOL (464)   7   5  0 58.3   4/ 4 THE PENTARCHY (397)       9  4 0
 5/ 8 VALHALLA (435)            41  34  3 54.7   5/10 PRIMAL FURY (438)         8  4 0
 6/ 5 BAD GERMS (430)           54  45  3 54.5   6/ 9 DODGE BULLETS (126)       8  7 0
 7/ 6 NORTHERN BADLANDS (337)   87  73  3 54.4   7/15*RIDERS OF AHRINGOL (464)  7  5 0
 8/ 7 PRIMAL FURY (438)         51  43  5 54.3   8/ 3 LUNAE MILITES (387)       7  7 0
 9/11 BOXOROX (396)             69  62  3 52.7   9/ 7 NORTHERN BADLANDS (337)   7  8 2
10/10 CANADIAN BACON (383)     112 101 11 52.6  10/13 BOXOROX (396)             6  4 1
11- 9 UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)     41  37  1 52.6  11- 6 LEE FAMILY (440)          6  4 0
12/12 OTTO'S MECHANICS (226)   184 170  8 52.0  12/14 FILIPINA LADYZ (423)      6  8 0
13-13 50TH MILK RAS (448)       35  34  2 50.7  13/ 8 BAD GERMS (430)           6  9 0
14/14 JUGGERNAUTS (144)         47  48  4 49.5  14/12 CANADIAN BACON (383)      5  5 1
15/15 DODGE BULLETS (126)      218 230 10 48.7  15/11 IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)      5 10 1
16/ 0 MAGICAL MADNESS (417)     29  31  0 48.3  16/18 VALHALLA (435)            4  5 0
17/ 0 FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)      66  76  3 46.5  17-16 UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)     4  6 0
18/18 LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)     43  50  3 46.2  18/17 LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)     3 11 0

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
19/17 LUNAE MILITES (387)       61  76  5 44.5  19/ 0 FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)      2  3 0
20-19 LEE FAMILY (440)          42  58  0 42.0  20/21 JUGGERNAUTS (144)         1  3 0
21/20 CLASSIC ARCADE (415)      35  49  3 41.7  21/ 0 MAGICAL MADNESS (417)     1  4 0
22/21 FILIPINA LADYZ (423)      42  62  3 40.4  22-19 50TH MILK RAS (448)       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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                    HAMMERZ HERALD
     Maximillian's Morya Madness Round Twenty One Edition/DM 28 T-248
                         by Hammer

         To have respect of persons and to show partiality is not good, neither is it
good that man should transgress for a piece of bread.  -- Proverbs 28:21 Amplified
Bible

     HAMMER HAD BEEN TESTED AND TRIED WITH THE BEST OF THEM and was now seeing the
fruit of his patience.
     The deactivation of his stables in recent months [especially in the arenas where
Hammer was currently sponsoring contests!] had sorely tested the Veteran Manager!
     A steady flow of Gold Coins from Hammer's coffers to the Gladiatorial Commission
had finally paid off the negative account.  Hammer was now busy revamping his overall
plans by authorizing the activation of select stables as the GC received the Veteran
Manager's Gold Coins in Good Faith.
     Hammer had already sent more than enough to the Gladiatorial Commission to
reactivate his FLOWER HAMMERZ stable for the remainder of the Madness contest;
however, Hammer was already busy issuing orders for other stables across Alastari to
cross blades in their respective arenas as reactivated stables or newcomers.
     Now it was just a matter of time as to when the GC would grant the reactivation
and activation requests.
     All depended upon when the GC received the actual transactions into their
treasury!
     However, a recent message from the GC indicated that FLOWER HAMMERZ would indeed
be reactivated sooner than expected.  The same message also indicated that AXE ILLIS
HAMMERZ would also be reactivated on the same date to reenter the Death Fest.
     It would be good to return to active status for these Hammer sponsored contests!
     Hammer had also triumphed over the mysterious displacement of his access to his
FasterMail Email account.  Daily access had mysteriously reappeared in a matter of a
few days, just as it had so mysteriously disappeared over a cycle ago.
     Access to the Yahoo Groups that Hammer occasionally transmitted communications
to was now FULLY RESTORED to the Veteran Manager!
     Hammer would NOT have to find a NEW Email company that would provide the
services needed. Communication with fellow managers and alliance mates had been fully
restored to the desert outpost where Hammer currently resided off world!

     ***** The following is a partial listing of Madness Contest Category
Competitors:
       Morya Madness DM 28 Contest Categories [28]
Attention:  To be granted Prize Awards your stable MUST BE ACTIVE on T-255
7.  MMM: Morya Madness Marathon Award: Special Surprise Package TBA
Current MMM Contenders
 1.  Lee Family (440) Abarsis the Slaughter Priest 100
 2.  Filipina Ladyz (423) Lady Martilyo 99
 3.  Idiottic Iccers (398) Thawk 98
 4.  Dodge Bullets (126) Uncle Wolf 96
 5.  The Pentarchy (397) The Pentalque 95
 6.  Lunae Milites (387) The Omnimancer 93
 7.  Bad Germs (430) Assurnasirbanipal 93
 8.  The Warlords II (413) Fizban 93
 9.  Primal Fury (438) Sensei Jan 89
10.  Ladz Of Lugburz (444) Bum 87
11.  Flower Hammerz (372) Hammer 85
12.  Otto's Mechanics (226) Crip 81
13.  Classic Arcade (413) Street Legal 80

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                          Maximillians Morya Madness update

Remember only active teams are listed, if a team goes inactive the next ranked
warrior/team is posted by default.

Current Leaders
First Initiate DM :  *WINNER* Coa Patty of Kessen - Turn 236
Stylemaster AB :      GALAXIAN 4188 - CLASSIC ARCADE (415)
Stylemaster BA :     *WINNER* Ciaran Power of 50th Milk Ras - Turn 244
Stylemaster LU :      RHINOVIRUS 3754 - BAD GERMS (430)
Stylemaster PL :      MOT 3907 - LEE FAMILY (440)
Stylemaster PR :      MYSTIC ZEALOT 3804 - PRIMAL FURY (438)
Stylemaster PS :      FREDDY FENDER 3956 - OTTOS MECHANICS (226)
Stylemaster SL :      CLEOPATRA 3856 - THE WARLORDS II (413)
Stylemaster ST :      ALARIC 3787 - THE WARLORDS II (413)
Stylemaster TP :      PADDY SWEENEY 3869 - 50TH MILK RAS (448)
Stylemaster WS :      LAVA RUNNER 3864 - PRIMAL FURY (438)
Team Wins :           IDIOTIC ICCERS (398) 59 Wins
Team Kills :          ROOKS RAVENS (412) 6 Kills
Most Losses :         FILIPINA LADYZ (423) 60 Losses
Most Deaths :         CLASSIC ARCADE (415) 6 Deaths
Bloodfeuds Revenged : CLASSIC ARCADE (415) 5 Revenged
Most Graduates :      IDIOTIC ICCERS (398) 4 Graduated
Most Turns DM :       CANADIAN BACON (383) 5 Turns DM
Top Point Gainer :    LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444) 261 Points
Top Mailer Team :     UGLY URBAN ORCS 190 Points
Top FtF Team :        LADZ OF LUGBURZ 140 Points

Points for recent mailer not included.

Aimed Blow Stylemaster Standings
GALAXIAN 4188         2 0 0 28 AB CLASSIC ARCADE (415)
CONJUNCTIVITIS 4129   3 4 0 26 AB BAD GERMS (430)
MOONRAKER 4190        1 0 0 13 AB LUNAE MILITES (387)
EROTIC EEEK 4141      2 4 0 10 AB IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)

Basher Stylemaster winner
Ciaran Power of 50th Milk Ras - Turn 244

Lunger Stylemaster Standings
RHINOVIRUS 3754      14 5 2 116 LU BAD GERMS (430)
BALDER 3778          10 6 2 109 LU VALHALLA (435)
FROGGER 3656          8 9 0 74  LU CLASSIC ARCADE (415)
ANNE TENNA 4053       7 3 0 44  LU OTTOS MECHANICS (226)
PRICKLY PEAR 3883     6 3 1 22  LU FRUITS OF DEATH (449)
MOUTHY MICROTONE 4174 1 2 1 8   LU IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)

Parry Lunger Stylemaster Standings
MOT 3907             8 12 0 64 PL LEE FAMILY (440)
IDUN 4169             1 3 0 6  PL VALHALA (435)

Parry Rip Stylemaster Standings
MYSTIC ZEALOT 3804  10 7 1 83 PR PRIMAL FURY (438)
FUG 3815            7 13 0 50 PR LEE FAMILY (440)

Parry Strike Stylemaster Standings
FREDDY FENDER 3956  7 9 1 49 PS OTTOS MECHANICS (226)
NAPOLEON 4005       8 7 0 33 PS THE WARLORDS II (413)
EAMON FINN 4060     1 4 1 10 PS 50TH MILK RAS (448)

Striker Stylemaster Standings
ALARIC 3787        12 7 0 108 ST THE WARLORDS II (413)
MOONSHINE 3936     11 7 1 96  ST LUNAE MILITES (387)
THRAKKLASH 3835    11 6 1 86  ST LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)
LADY BEATRIZ 3704  9 11 1 61  ST FILIPINA LADYZ (423)
KOOKY KIEBITZ 4175  1 2 0 11  ST IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)

Slasher Stylemaster Standings
CLEOPATRA 3856     12 7 1 61 SL THE WARLORDS II (413)
CARJACK 4047        7 3 0 56 SL UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)
RORY WYLEY 3870     3 9 0 18 SL 50TH MILK RAS (448)

Total Parry Stylemaster Standings
PADDY SWEENEY 3869 10 6 0 85 TP 50TH MILK RAS (448)
CAESAR 3974        13 3 0 54 TP THE WARLORDS II (413)
LADY MARIA 3701    9 11 1 39 TP FILIPINA LADYZ (423)
NJORD 4061          8 4 0 28 TP VALHALLA (435)

Wall of Steel Stylemaster Standings
LAVA RUNNER 3864   15 4 0 105 WS PRIMAL FURY (438)
CENTIPEDE 3980      9 6 0 88 WS CLASSIC ARCADE (415)
CAM SHAFT 3989      9 4 0 66 WS OTTOS MECHANICS (226)
LADY DOMINGA 3702   7 13 0 34 WS FILIPINA LADYZ (423)

First Inintiate Duelmaster
Winner Coa Patty of Kessen

Most Team Wins
IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)    59 39 3 60%     OTTOS MECHANICS (226)   39 42 1 48%
THE WARLORDS II (413)   57 36 3 61%     UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)   39 34 1 53%
THE PENTARCHY (397)     55 40 2 57%     FILIPINA LADYZ (423)    39 60 3 39%
BAD GERMS (430)         52 41 3 55%     VALHALLA (435)          38 34 3 52%
PRIMAL FURY (438)       49 40 5 55%     CANADIAN BACON (383)    35 43 5 44%
DODGE BULLETS (126)     46 50 1 47%     NORTHERN BADLANDS (337) 35 30 1 53%
LUNAE MILITES (387)     43 50 4 46%     50TH MILK RAS (448)     35 34 2 50%
LEE FAMILY (440)        42 58 0 42%     FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)    33 51 2 39%
LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)   41 46 3 47%     CLASSIC ARCADE (415)    33 47 3 41%
BOXOROX (396)           40 39 2 50%     FRUITS OF DEATH (449)   23 25 3 47%

Most Team Losses
FILIPINA LADYZ (423)    39 60 3 39%     THE PENTARCHY (397)     55 40 2 57%
LEE FAMILY (440)        42 58 0 42%     PRIMAL FURY (438)       49 40 5 55%
FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)    33 51 2 39%     BOXOROX (396)           40 39 2 50%
DODGE BULLETS (126)     46 50 1 47%     IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)    59 39 3 60%
LUNAE MILITES (387)     43 50 4 46%     THE WARLORDS II (413)   57 36 3 61%
CLASSIC ARCADE (415)    33 47 3 41%     UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)   39 34 1 53%
LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)   41 46 3 47%     VALHALLA (435)          38 34 3 52%
CANADIAN BACON (383)    35 43 5 44%     50TH MILK RAS (448)     35 34 2 50%
OTTOS MECHANICS (226)   39 42 1 48%     NORTHERN BADLANDS (337) 35 30 1 53%
BAD GERMS (430)         52 41 3 55%     FRUITS OF DEATH (449)   23 25 3 47%

Most Team Kills
CANADIAN BACON (383)    35 43 5 44%     IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)    59 39 3 60%
PRIMAL FURY (438)       49 40 5 55%     THE PENTARCHY (397)     55 40 2 57%
LUNAE MILITES (387)     43 50 4 46%     FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)    33 51 2 39%
THE WARLORDS II (413)   57 36 3 61%     BOXOROX (396)           40 39 2 50%
LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)   41 46 3 47%     50TH MILK RAS (448)     35 34 2 50%
BAD GERMS (430)         52 41 3 55%     NORTHERN BADLANDS (337) 35 30 1 53%
VALHALLA (435)          38 34 3 52%     OTTOS MECHANICS (226)   39 42 1 48%
FILIPINA LADYZ (423)    39 60 3 39%     DODGE BULLETS (126)     46 50 1 47%
FRUITS OF DEATH (449)   23 25 3 47%     UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)   39 34 1 53%
CLASSIC ARCADE (415)    33 47 3 41%

Most Team Deaths
CLASSIC ARCADE (415)  6     BAD GERMS (430)       2
LUNAE MILITES (387)   4     PRIMAL FURY (438)     2
DODGE BULLETS (126)   3     VALHALLA (435)        2
OTTOS MECHANICS (226) 3     50TH MILK RAS (448)   2
THE PENTARCHY (397)   3     FILIPINA LADYZ (423)  1
BOXOROX (396)         3     FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)  1
IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)  3     LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444) 1
LEE FAMILY (440)      2     THE WARLORDS II (413) 1
CANADIAN BACON (383)  2     UGLY URBAN ORCS (425) 1

Turns as Top Team On The Move
FLOWER HAMMERZ (372) 2     CANADIAN BACON (383) 1
BOXOROX (396)        2     PRIMAL FURY (438)    1
BAD GERMS (430)      2     FILIPINA LADYZ (423) 1
CLASSIC ARCADE (415) 2     LUNAE MILITES (387)  1
50TH MILK RAS (448)  2

Cumulative Top5 TOTM Points
THE WARLORDS II (413)  267     UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)  153
LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)  249     BOXOROX (396)          138
FILIPINA LADYZ (423)   240     THE PENTARCHY (397)    125
CLASSIC ARCADE (415)   211     LEE FAMILY (440)       107
BAD GERMS (430)        208     IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)   105
50TH MILK RAS (448)    188     FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)    97
PRIMAL FURY (438)      182     VALHALLA (435)          48
CANADIAN BACON (383)   165     NORTHERN BADLANDS (337) 31
LUNAE MILITES (387)    165     DODGE BULLETS (126)     29

Most Bloodfeuds Revenged
CLASSIC ARCADE (415)  5     OTTOS MECHANICS (226) 1
THE PENTARCHY (397)   3     DODGE BULLETS (126)   1
BAD GERMS (430)       2     THE WARLORDS II (413) 1
LUNAE MILITES (387)   2     VALHALLA (435)        1
IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)  2     50TH MILK RAS (448)   1
FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)  1

Most Avoided Team
THE WARLORDS II (413)   5     UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)   1
THE PENTARCHY (397)     4     MAGICAL MADNESS (417)   1
IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)    3     BAD GERMS (430)         1
NORTHERN BADLANDS (337) 1

Most Avoiding Team
PRIMAL FURY (438)       3     CRYPT KNIGHTS (191)     1
BAD GERMS (430)         3     TEAM SLAYER (419)       1
LUNAE MILITES (387)     2     VALHALLA (435)          1
KILLALODEAN (361)       2     FILIPINA LADYZ (423)    1
THE PENTARCHY (397)     1     MOMENT OF SILENCE (424) 1
FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)    1     ROOKS RAVENS (412)      1
OTTOS MECHANICS (226)   1     RED IRON KNIGHTS (302)  1

Most Turns Duelmaster
CANADIAN BACON (383)   5     BOXOROX (396)          1
IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)   3     CRYPT KNIGHTS (191)    1
THE PENTARCHY (397)    2     BAD GERMS (430)        1
50TH MILK RAS (448)    2     KESSEN (443)           1
SHADOW GATE (414)      2     RED IRON KNIGHTS (302) 1
FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)   1

Most Gladiators Graduated
CANADIAN BACON (383) 3     DODGE BULLETS (126)  1
THE PENTARCHY (397)  2     BOXOROX (396)        1
FLOWER HAMMERZ (372) 1

Most Turns Favorite
BOXOROX (396)           2     NORTHERN BADLANDS (337) 1
KESSEN (443)            2     UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)   1
LUNAE MILITES (387)     2     THE WARLORDS II (413)   1
IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)    2     50TH MILK RAS (448)     1

Most Turns Least Favorite
UGLY URBAN ORCS (425) 4     THE WARLORDS II (413) 1
BOXOROX (396)         3     FILIPINA LADYZ (423)  1
LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444) 2     IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)  1
OTTOS MECHANICS (226) 1

Most Challenged team
FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)  3     CANADIAN BACON (383)  1
OTTOS MECHANICS (226) 3     THE WARLORDS II (413) 1
THE PENTARCHY (397)   2     BAD GERMS (430)       1
BOXOROX (396)         2     LUNAE MILITES (387)   1
IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)  2     50TH MILK RAS (448)   1

Madness ADM Graduate History
                                             Turn
GALENA (28-3505)      BOXOROX (396)          246
POPPY HAMMER 3318     FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)   240
RAPAX 3514            THE PENTARCHY (397)    234
LUCKY LUCIEN 3432     CANADIAN BACON (383)   234
POLARIS 3015          ASTRONOMY DOMINE (345) 234
BATMANNING 3402       CANADIAN BACON (383)   232
SHAWINIGAN SMURF 3431 CANADIAN BACON (383)   230
BILLY LILLY 3416      DODGE BULLETS (126)    230
NIGHTSHADE 1508       CRYPT KNIGHTS (191)    229
WIMPY WIND 3517       THE PENTARCHY (397)    228

Madness Duelmaster History
                                             Turn
RHINOVIRUS 3754       BAD GERMS (430)        247
PEG-LEG BOUCHARD 3400 CANADIAN BACON (383)   246
PEG-LEG BOUCHARD 3400 CANADIAN BACON (383)   245
GALENA 3505           BOXOROX (396)          244
CIARAN POWER 3868     50TH MILK RAS (448)    243
CIARAN POWER 3868     50TH MILK RAS (448)    242
PARADOX 3654          SHADOW GATE (414)      241
LOONY LATEKNIGHT 3529 IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)   240
PARADOX 3654          SHADOW GATE (414)      239
ZACHARIAH 2930        RED IRON KNIGHTS (302) 238
IDIOTIC INDIGO 3528   IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)   237
COA PATTY 3830        KESSEN (443)           236
POPPY HAMMER 3318     FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)   235
TERRIBLE TOTOMAC 3569 IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)   234
LUCKY LUCIEN 3432     CANADIAN BACON (383)   233
LUCKY LUCIEN 3432     CANADIAN BACON (383)   232
RAPAX 3514            THE PENTARCHY (397)    231
RAPAX 3514            THE PENTARCHY (397)    230
SHAWINIGAN SMURF 3431 CANADIAN BACON (383)   229
NIGHTSHADE 1508       CRYPT KNIGHTS (191)    228

Madness History of the Dead
The Dead                 Team name              Turn Slain by
SNIKMAZH 4193            LADZ OF LUGBURZ 444    247 MOUTHY MICROTONE 4174
DORKY DAROOHA 4163       IDIOTIC ICCERS 398     246 NYALL BLOODGRIN 3963
LADY EMELITA 3700        FILIPINA LADYZ 423     246 DOLTON MCGUILTY 4118
MESMERIC FIEND 3801      PRIMAL FURY 438        246 CUBIC ZIRCONIUM 3777
MISSLE COMMAND 4127      CLASSIC ARCADE 415     245 GIARDIA 3935
HOME 3812                LEE FAMILY 440         244 RHINOVIRUS 3754
KOOKY KIEBITZ 4167       IDIOTIC ICCERS 398     244 ZAXXON 4172
UG 3811                  LEE FAMILY 440         244 MOONSHINE 3936
AXLE FOLEY 3454          OTTOS MECHANICS 226    243 MESMERIC FIEND 3801
GRAND MACHIN 4093        THE PENTARCHY 397      243 POISONOUS PEACH 4014
BLACK ORC 343            DARK ARENA 0           242 MADMAN 4138
FNAIL FREEBIRD 4140      IDIOTIC ICCERS 398     242 SAUCERHEAD 4145
SIF 3780                 VALHALLA 435           242 YOUNG JOAN 3534
SNEEZE LOUISE 4137       DODGE BULLETS 126      242 PUDDLES 4144
GRANITE 3507             BOXOROX 396            241 BALDER 3778
HIGH ELF 342             DARK ARENA 0           241 WHAT BOSS RAT WA 3837
COA ANG 4003             KESSEN 443             240 OLD N GREY 4085
EMBEZZLING SCRIBE 328    1                      240 MISSLE COMMAND 4127
ENTEROCOCCUS 3973        BAD GERMS 430          240 COA COA 3829
MOONSAULT 4107           LUNAE MILITES 387      240 ASHZAG 4092
NIALL QUINLAN 3866       50TH MILK RAS 448      240 RHINOVIRUS 3754
ASTEROIDS 3658           CLASSIC ARCADE 415     239 LADY CONSOLACION 3703
DES DESCARDO 3969        CRYPT KNIGHTS 191      239 BAD MOON RISING 4019
TORPEDO 3477             DODGE BULLETS 126      239 HOLY HAVOC 3901
CLOST. PERFRINGE 3750    BAD GERMS 430          238 HENGIST 3788
POUM POUM 3957           THE PENTARCHY 397      238 MYSTIC ZEALOT 3804
RED ORCHID HAMME 4044    FLOWER HAMMERZ 372     238 VIVALDI 3639
SUBLIMINAL KID 4002      CANADIAN BACON 383     238 FREDDY FENDER 3956
TOGS REJECT 4055         WIMPS OF MADNESS 433   238 LADY MARIA 3701
CAPTAIN CONUNDRU 4040    CANADIAN BACON 383     237 EAMON FINN 4060
VENTRE DE FER 4058       THE PENTARCHY 397      237 MAN ON THE MOON 4074
GREIG 4063               ROOKS RAVENS 412       236 THRAKKLASH 3835
MS. PAC MAN 4075         CLASSIC ARCADE 415     236 GOBLIN KING 4072
SELUMIA 3491             DODGE BULLETS 126      236 GARDENIA HAMMER 3871
BALROG-SHIN 3987         CRYPT KNIGHTS 191      235 MAGETA THE LION 4000
BUFFY 3679               TEAM SLAYER 419        235 CUBIC ZIRCONIUM 3777
FIREBOLT 4064            PRIMAL FURY 438        235 ANGEL 4045
MOON UNIT 3475           LUNAE MILITES 387      235 CHOPIN 3642
SPIRIT 4013              SHADOW GATE 414        235 PEG-LEG BOUCHARD 3400
DREAM 3651               SHADOW GATE 414        234 PEG-LEG BOUCHARD 3400
FARKLE 3765              WIMPS OF MADNESS 433   234 POUM POUM 3957
FRIGG 3782               VALHALLA 435           233 CHOPIN 3642
MICA 3508                BOXOROX 396            233 TERRIBLE TOTOMAC 3569
MOON ROCK 3937           LUNAE MILITES 387      233 DAKINI ROUGE 3687
MR. INFINITY 4016        UGLY URBAN ORCS 425    233 TYR 3781
MUDDY MUDSKIPPER 3232    KILLALODEAN 361        233 LADY BEATRIZ 3704
DAWN 3853                TEAM SLAYER 419        232 THE MAN IN YELLO 3839
GILES 3855               TEAM SLAYER 419        232 PRICKLY PEAR 3883
LOUIS E. FUR 3696        CHAOSITECTS 422        232 GARDENIA HAMMER 3871
PERSISTENT BEGGAR 327    1                      232 CHOPIN 3642
PHILIPPA 3691            ARCANA ESOTERIC 421    232 MOON ROCK 3937
SHEWISH GIANT 344        DARK ARENA 0           232 BACH 3643
MANIC MAGE 3862          MAGICAL MADNESS 417    231 GROTTRAK THE SNE 3831
POLE POSITION 3659       CLASSIC ARCADE 415     231 CLEOPATRA 3856
COAREN 3827              KESSEN 443             230 USURPER 3843
LY TNING 3633            WRAITHS OF WRATH (411) 230 CHOPIN 3642
PERL 3912                5 BELOW ZERO 436       230 NE1469 3889
SLASH 3820               GONDORS BASE 441       230 BOTTLE BOY 3727
STAR 3776                SHADOW GATE 414        230 WHISPER 3964
ALLAN WRENCH 2856        OTTOS MECHANICS 226    229 LOONY LATEKNIGHT 3529
ARTHUR 3789              THE WARLORDS II 413    229 ORGAN GRINDER 3802
DR. DNA 3941             ENIGMA 455             229 MEPHISTUS 3896
GORGON 3913              CLASSIC ARCADE 415     229 BLAST RADIUS 3874
KIERAN MCMAHON 3867      50TH MILK RAS 448      229 R.D.X. 3589
RAZOR BACK 3790          5 BELOW ZERO 436       229 NE1469 3889
TALC 3506                BOXOROX 396            229 SHAWINIGAN SMURF 3431
GRIM BEAVER 3838         GUARDIANS GAMBIT 445   228 PEG-LEG BOUCHARD 3400
MANUEL TRANSMISSION 2445 OTTOS MECHANICS 226    228 WIMPY WIND 3517
MOONBEAM 3532            LUNAE MILITES 387      228 GHENGIS KHAN 3876
SHURLEE UJEST 3634       WRAITHS OF WRATH 411   228 GREEDY GRAPE 3880
TEEN SHOCKER 3904        HITLIST XXVIII 450     228 GALO THE GREY 3796
TRON 3657                CLASSIC ARCADE 415     228 BLAST RADIUS 3874
TV 3887                  SRETSAMLEUD 431        228 BALDER 3778

         + ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ A Dark and Stormy Night ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ +

     Young Joan accepted the slice of...whatever it was without comment.  Venison,
probably.  Redwind was a fine cook, if you liked spit-roasted meat, but there were
times when she wouldn't have minded some variety.  A vegetable, for instance.  Or
bread.  Her teammates were equally silent.  Not that they were ever a bunch of
chatterers, but....  Maybe it was the storm that raged outside the guildhouse.  The
lamps, one at each end of the long table, flickered in the drafts that curled under
the door or slipped in through the shutters.  Glass in the windows would be pleasing,
too.  She sighed.  As well wish for the moon.
     The outer door burst open under the force of the wind, and hail came in like
slingstones, bouncing off the floor, whacking anyone unlucky enough to be in its
path, and smashing the glass chimney on one of the lamps.  Uncle Wolf, their manager,
blew in with the rain, staggered to keep his balance on the wet floor, and then
lunged at the door to shut it again.  Blunt Arrow, the largest of the gladiators,
threw his weight against it also, and after a brief struggle, they got it closed.
     The old shaman collapsed onto one of the benches at the table and wiped rain
from his face with his hands, wrung it from his hair and beard.  Finally he blew out
his breath in a sigh.  "I've never seen the lake so disturbed," he said.  "And I
wouldn't have thought there has been enough rain to raise the river--"
     "There hasn't," Nightwind said.  "Oh, maybe a few inches, but nothing to notice
casually."
     "So I thought, too," Uncle Wolf said.  His smile was grim.  "Until I tried to
ride from Sallew to Morya.  Only twenty miles, yes?  Even a decrepit old man like me
could do that."
     Joan ignored the opportunity to assure him that he wasn't decrepit.  "The
water's risen?"
     "Over the road in several places.  Which is bad enough, but...."  The old shaman
hesitated.
     "The Moryans joke about 'lake monsters' and the like," Redwind said, bringing
another wooden platter laden with steaming meat.
     "If it were only monsters!"  Uncle Wolf stared at the meat without moving to
eat; he didn't seem to see it.  "You wouldn't think Moruchei would be that deep.
It's no more than, what, twelve miles by twenty at the greatest points, and yet...."
He shook his head.  "The storm is roaring out of it as it might off the ocean sea!
You'd think it was MILES deep, so great is the fury."
     "This is what you were talking to Ghost Dancer about last year, isn't it?"
Nightwind asked.  "About Lake Moruchei being one of the places where there's a hole
in the world, and it's linked to some other world."
     "Or more than one other," the shaman said.  "This might be a storm out of the
Spirit Land itself."
     "The Spirit Land doesn't have storms, or any kind of weather," Redwind said.
     "Not USUALLY.  Not even once in a lifetime.  Not once in TEN lifetimes.  But
there are tales, only the shamans know them.  And most probably don't believe
them...."
     "Could this be due to the collapse of the Arcanum?" Joan asked.  "I know you
said that mostly affected High Magic, but--"
     "It affects High Magic most strongly," Uncle Wolf corrected, "but all magic is
affected to some degree."  He was silent for a moment.  "Yes, I suppose the collapse
might have weakened the wall between the worlds."
     Nightwind and Redwind exchanged a glance and nodded at each other.  They were
twin brothers, though not identical, and at times they seemed to communicate without
words.
     "What danger does this storm on the lake pose?" Redwind asked.  "And what should
we do about it?"
     Uncle Wolf shook his head.  "As to the danger, there are so many things that
could happen!  Monsters from other worlds are the least of it.  If it becomes an
uncontrolled Gate between worlds, or even 'only' between this world and the Spirit
Land, it could rip our world apart, or suck Morya and its surroundings into some
other world, or...who knows?  As to what can be done."  He sighed.  "Nothing easy.
The Gate must be closed.  If possible, before it opens!"
     "I have heard that there are certain magics that could close such a Gate,"
Nightwind said.
     "Aye, so there are," Uncle Wolf said.  "And foul dark magics they are, some of
them.  But even a dirty bandage is a help if you're bleeding to death.  What is truly
needed, though, is to HEAL the wound in our reality, and that is not so simple a
matter."  He frowned into space.  After a few moments' thought, he said, "We need to
enter the broken place, the Gate or whatever it may be.  It can only be healed from
the inside, and only if we find the heart of it."
     "An adventure."  Young Joan nodded.
     "You could call it that."

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

                              A brief history of Morya

     Like so many of the southern Free Cities, the history and culture of Morya has
been greatly influenced by the Rirorni horse tribes.  Founded some three hundred
years ago by colonists from Lapur, the city was at first little more than a
collection of shacks surrounding a small riverside fort.  The colony did not prosper,
some said because Lapur did not want to foster a city which might compete with it for
the lucrative river trade.  Some two centuries ago, a wave of Rirorni horse-raiders
swept up from the southern deserts, and after several years of raid and counter-raid,
wrested the city from Lapurian control.  The raiders renamed their clan and their new
city "Morya," or "victorious."  With their new, permanent base, the Moryans spent the
next fifty years developing the fearsome Moryan war-chariot and the even more deadly
Moryan cavalry, and strengthening their hold on the plains.  For generations
thereafter, Morya was the scourge of the eastern plains, raiding near and far for
goods and slaves.  At last, about sixty or seventy years ago, Morya attempted to
conquer Lapur itself.  The Lapurians, though lacking military might, were rich in
both gold and guile.  The city's noble families, aided by Dullens and Khalani, who
had also suffered under the Moryan spears, hired a huge mercenary army and retreated
to the nearby forest, where the Moryans' chariots and cavalry could not follow.  In
their pride, the Moryan army followed anyway and, dealt a crushing defeat, Morya was
forced into signing the Charter Of Mutual Defense.  The treaty forbade aggression
between the four signatory city-states and pledged them to come to the aid of any of
the others should an outside force attack.  The Charter also grants the city-states
of the Quinumvirate (Monuntial also became a member state) favored status in matters
of trade and immigration.
     In recent years Morya has gone from a grudging acceptance of the Charter to a
fierce defense of it.  Proud of their position as the military leader of the
Quinumvirate, the Moryans have retained much of the savage culture of their
ancestors.  They are by far the most warlike of the "Charter Cities" and provide most
of the military muscle when one of the cities is threatened.
     While slavery is illegal in Dullens and frowned upon in Lapur and Khalani, Morya
encourages the slave trade and many of the warriors sent to the arena are slaves.
     Morya is ruled by a warrior caste, the Equites (historically, those warriors
wealthy enough to own a warhorse).  The main classes of Morya are the Equites, the
serfs (descendants of slaves with some native Moryan blood; technically free
citizens, but so low in wealth and status that most of them must attach themselves to
a noble house to survive), and slaves.  The Equites control all commerce, government,
and religion in the city.  The slaves work the fields and do all the scut-work in the
cities such as street cleaning.  The serfs usually hold positions such as clerks,
merchants, physicians, scribes, and so forth; they are generally far better educated
and cultured than their noble masters, who scorn any art not related to war or
farming.  (Many Moryan nobles are illiterate and proud of it.)  In recent years, due
to the difficulty in mounting slave-raids, the serf population has been growing in
size and influence.  A widespread movement rose in the year 503 among the gladiators
to free the slaves.  Equestor Valarrian Kiyle agreed to listen to their proposals and
in the end, agreeing that slavery was on the way out, promised to abolish all slavery
at the end of three years.  This proposal nearly cost Kiyle his position as Equestor
(ruler of Morya as first among equals), and while it is on the lawbooks, it has never
been enforced.  But there is much less in the way of regular, open slave trade in
Morya now.
     Lacking the fertile soil and agricultural magics known to the Andorian kingdoms
and the well-watered lands of the Delarquans, Moryan landholders own immense tracts
of plains, making up for quality with quantity.  In Morya, land is status, and the
nobles continually struggle to own as much as possible.  Since all the land which may
be farmed with their technology is already so farmed, the struggle is among
landholders, and not to bring new lands under the plow.  Moryans are actually very
capable farmers.  It was they who discovered and introduced the concept of crop
rotation to the south of Alastari.  Despite the poorness of the land, they manage to
export wheat, corn, barley, and other grains at prices low enough to compete
favorably with the imported Convincian produce.  Morya also produces several
varieties of cheap, moderately palatable wine.  By far their most famous product is
the exquisite toys made by Shendell and Co., a fellowship of former soldiers from
another dimension, who came to Morya to invade, and ended up settling there in
(relative) peace.  Morya exports at reduced prices to the other Charter Cities,
receiving in return beef and salt from Dullens, horses from Khalani and manufactured
goods from Lapur.  Though Moryan Equites control the finances of their businesses the
actual trade is handled by serfs, as it is beneath the dignity of a noble to haggle.
     The Moryan charioteers are still a feared and respected army on the plains,
though ineffective in rough or forested terrain, and the army retains its edge with
frequent raids, against Rocanis, Trocar, and certain lesser cities which are both
"unChartered and unFederated"--members of neither the Charter Cities nor the
Delarquan Federation, and to an even greater degree against the Ferencian city-states
that lie to the east.  Unlike the tribes of Rocanis, who take captives mainly for
honor and ransom, Moryans use their captives to swell the huge slave population
needed to farm their vast fields.  Since the Charter put an end to their raids on the
cities nearest them, Morya has had to range further afield.  Raids have become
lengthy and expensive propositions.  The most frequent targets have been Rocanis to
the south, Jhans and Sibikhas to the west, and eastern cities of the Ferencian League
from Faidon to Luvuro and beyond.  Needless to say, this has not endeared Morya to
the Delarquan Federation or the Ferencian League, nor has it endeared the Charter
Cities to Rocanis.  Relations with Sibikhas have recently improved, however, due to a
spate of intermarriages and visits back and forth; indeed, since the disappearance of
Overlord Gryzash of Sibikhas, the merchants of that city have entered
enthusiastically into the slave trade themselves.
     Though many Moryans look down on Dullens and Lapur, where the ancient noble
classes have fallen into poverty and disrepair, they are wise enough to realize that
having buffer cities between them and the objects of their raids is a good idea.
Moryans get on better socially with the Vehan Khalani, who have maintained more of
the old horse-culture in their modern society, but only up to a point, because the
Khalani, too, have diluted the "pure blood" of the plains, in their case by
intermarriage with the older population of the area.
     The arena in Morya began as a series of private slave-fights held by bored
nobles and gradually grew to its present state.  Free-born gladiators are a fairly
recent phenomenon (in fact, one of the common rewards for warrior-slaves who achieved
the Duelmastership was promotion to serf status).
     Since the Rirorni War fifteen years ago and the more recent invasion from the
East, there has been a shift in attitude among the upper-class Moryans.  The on-going
weaknesses they perceive in Dullens and Khalani, the high-level dissension in
Monuntial that ultimately led to the replacement of Lord Quetzal with his halfbrother
Quelsarrain and subsequent "alliance" of that city-state with a Ferencian adventurer,
and the growing Karnhorn influence in Lapur have combined to give Moryans the sense
of themselves as the only "true" upholders of the Charter principles... as
interpreted by Morya.  It has appeared to many Moryan nobles that the destiny of
Morya is take over and "fix" the other city-states, to replace the Charter with the
Moryan Empire.
     The lesser towns around Lake Moruchei south of Morya, which were once semi-
autonomous districts springing from the settlements of lesser tribes, have been
pulled into a tighter union with the central city, and the different realms of Moryan
production are divided among them.
     Sallew, at the northwest corner of the lake, is surrounded by land that is
"well-watered" to marshy.  It is a grain-producing region, and also a center for the
hunting of waterfowl.  Common ducks and geese are raised semi-wild and harvested to
grace the tables of the wealthy from Monuntial to Trocar.  The wild golden duck, a
rare species, may be hunted only by Moryan nobles and their guests.  The Sallien, or
people of Sallew, are frequently red-headed and probably have a lot of Harkene blood.
They are sometimes called "webfoot" by Moryans as an insult.
     Nilmya, at the southwest corner of the lake, is situated in a region of low
hills.  Again, much grain is produced in this area.  Also, sheep are raised here, and
the Nilmyai are also known for their pottery and their weaving.  The population has a
strong Kannish strain and may be derogatorily called "mudgrubbers."
     Virshoi lies on the east side of the lake, midway between the upper and lower
ends.  The ground is stony and hilly, not much use for grain, but well-suited to the
growing of grapes.  Also, many of the Moryan nobles have summer homes here
overlooking the lake.  The native Virshon show some Elven traits.
     T'ouruis lies to the south of the lake, upstream from it on the Dark River.  The
land is hilly to rolling, but dry, and provides pasturage for vast herds of cattle.
The T'ourui, who are nearly pure Rirorni in appearance, supply the Moryans with beef
and are known for their leather goods.  The young men of T'ouruis form the core of
the Moryan army.

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     Surprise, surprise!  I had not the least thought that I'd be sitting on top this
turn.  I looked at last turn's DM and said no way can I beat him.  Plus, I have this
Bloodfeud thing going on, meaning my challenge wouldn't likely go through, anyway.  I
trounced PUD this last turn, after a beautiful, but challenging, fight the turn
before.
     So since I have little to no chance of beating Peg-Leg, he gets my first avoid.
My second avoid goes to Lava Runner, another warrior I'd rather not match up with,
though I think I'd have a chance at beating him.  But I'd much rather face any of the
remaining warriors.  Assur created me to run interference on the strikers so his
bashers could have free reign on the rest of the arena.  And the two bashers aren't
much different than the strikers, so I'll gladly take them on.  That leaves Ray D
Aytor, a parry strike.  Again, almost a striker.  That leaves Balder, who I'm not as
sure about, but I've been very successful against Lungers in the past, so I'll take
my chances against him before the other two.  So I'm feeling pretty decent about my
chances of being here next turn as well.  Which brings up my next point.
    One more win, Assur claims, should be enough to give my the title of Lord
Protector.  So it is highly likely that I'll be taking the Lunger Stylemaster title
with me in the next turn or two or three.  I'm guessing it'll happen this turn!  With
the weather changing, very few are able to resist me and even the healthiest
individuals might grapple with me for months before 'temporarily' defeating me.  Ah
yes, this is my season and I'm enjoying it thoroughly!  And after I weaken an
individual, there is no telling what other germ might come in and finish the job I
begin!

-- Rhinovirus

                                      SPY REPORT

     Greetings, warriors of MORYA!  Once again I've been called out of retirement for 
my abilities and insights into Spyreporting.  Woof!  THE WARLORDS II were a bunch of 
dogs after OTTO'S MECHANICS got through with 'em!  2nd ain't so sweet as 1st!  
Phhbltt!  Too much drinking and too little dodging gave LUNAE MILITES a 0-5-0!  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, RIDERS OF AHRINGOL's 7th moved them up to 3-2-0 
place.  It seems so recently people were saying VALHALLA was washed up, finished.  
But 3-0-0 moved them up 2.  I guess they're washed no more...  What's with RED CACTUS 
HAMMER?  She actually beat MAGICAL MADNESS' ALLURE, and walked away with 19 more 
points from the fight.  Major screwup at JUGGERNAUTS.  DRAGON-FIRE lost 14 points to 
HENGIST.  Some new strategies, perhaps?  Maybe DRAGON-FIRE will provide more easy 
wins...  I'm sure MORYA is excited about PEG-LEG BOUCHARD, the new Duelmaster from 
CANADIAN BACON.  (remember?)  But when you've seen as many as I have...  I suppose 
you want to hear some rumors and dirty gossip about your fellow fighters?  Tough!   
     Speaking of cowardly avoiders and unfair challenges...  MORYA thinks PRIMAL FURY 
and their 51-43-5 is too much!  If at first you don't succeed, give up...  Management 
must be dealin', as the boys at RIDERS OF AHRINGOL ain't reelin'!  PRIMAL FURY's mad! 
How well I know the feeling of being the most challenged warrior, GIARDIA!  Don't 
make idle boasts, they may come back to haunt you.  VIPER of RIDERS OF AHRINGOL knows 
how to pick 'em.  He challenged NJORD of VALHALLA who is up by 19.  Now was this a 
wise move?  VIPER perhaps got his just desserts, seeing as he was overcame by NJORD 
and ended up with 9 recognition points.  I hate going to the effort of writing about 
the kind of fights that GHOST CHANT gets in.  It fights people like ZAXXON, 14 points 
below.  I thought GHOST CHANT showed great skill and promise when it subdued ZAXXON.  
All right, so I slept through it!  Big deal!   
     Warriors of MORYA unite.  You have only your games to lose!  KOOKY KIEBITZ found 
himself really over-matched when he faced NYALL BLOODGRIN.  KOOKY KIEBITZ found 
himself grossly dead at the end of the match.  Someone told MOUTHY MICROTONE that 
LADZ OF LUGBURZ never Bloodfeuded, that she'd have an easy kill.  Well, I'm sure 
whoever misled you is right sorry.  Here's some advice:  study your opponent, master 
many skills, fight dirty.   
     Many other cities have retirement homes for aged warriors.  Any plans here?  
MORYA is a nice place to live, but I don't like to live in nice places.  Time for my 
medication, so I'll leave now.  Practice, practice, practice!-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PEG-LEG BOUCHARD 3400        15   9  4   133       CANADIAN BACON (383)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ALARIC 3787                  13   7  0   119       THE WARLORDS II (413)
 BALDER 3778                  11   6  2   114       VALHALLA (435)
 LAVA RUNNER 3864             16   4  0   107       PRIMAL FURY (438)
 YIP AGAIN 3512               20  15  2   106       THE PENTARCHY (397)
 RHINOVIRUS 3754              14   6  2    98       BAD GERMS (430)
 RAY D AYTOR 2965             18  23  0    97       OTTO'S MECHANICS (226)
 SHAGUK 3966                  13   5  0    97       LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)
 CENTIPEDE 3980               10   6  0    97       CLASSIC ARCADE (415)
 CUBIC ZIRCONIUM 3777         12   7  2    95       BOXOROX (396)
 MOONSHINE 3936               11   8  1    93       LUNAE MILITES (387)
 HENGIST 3788                 10  10  1    93       THE WARLORDS II (413)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MYSTIC ZEALOT 3804           11   7  1    90       PRIMAL FURY (438)
 FOOLISH FOLGERS 3526         15  21  1    89       IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)
 MAXIMUS DECIMUS 3440         19   8  0    86       NORTHERN BADLANDS (337)
-PADDY SWEENEY 3869           10   6  0    85       50TH MILK RAS (448)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 THRAKKLASH 3835              11   7  1    82       LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)
 LADY CONSOLACION 3703        10  11  1    80       FILIPINA LADYZ (423)
 FROGGER 3656                  9   9  0    79       CLASSIC ARCADE (415)
 STAPH. AUREUS 3752           12   9  0    78       BAD GERMS (430)
 LUNA KNIGHT 3445             12  19  0    75       LUNAE MILITES (387)
 LADY BEATRIZ 3704            10  11  1    73       FILIPINA LADYZ (423)
 YOUNG JOAN 3534              18  15  1    70       DODGE BULLETS (126)
 DRAGON-FIRE 2705             12   9  2    70       JUGGERNAUTS (144)
 CAM SHAFT 3989               10   4  0    70       OTTO'S MECHANICS (226)
 WYATT BURP 3531              17  17  0    68       DODGE BULLETS (126)
-DRUNKEN DONUT 3712           13   4  0    68       UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)
 GIARDIA 3935                 10   9  1    68       BAD GERMS (430)
 L'ENTRANGLEUR 4117            8   0  0    68       THE PENTARCHY (397)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MR. CHOMP CHOMP 3620         13  12  0    66       THE PENTARCHY (397)
 DAISY HAMMER 3317            10  15  0    65       FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)
-MOT 3907                      8  12  0    64       LEE FAMILY (440)
 CAESAR 3974                  14   3  0    63       THE WARLORDS II (413)
 NERF THE SOFTY 3833           7  12  0    61       LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)
 GARDENIA HAMMER 3871         10   8  2    60       FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)
-QUEST 2761                   11   4  0    59       JUGGERNAUTS (144)
 WASTELAND WARLORD 3594        8   9  0    58       NORTHERN BADLANDS (337)
 GRIM BLACKSMITH 3961          7   6  0    58       NORTHERN BADLANDS (337)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CONSTRUCT 3668                9   3  0    56       MAGICAL MADNESS (417)
-CARJACK 4047                  7   3  0    56       UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)
-PUD 4036                      5  10  0    56       LEE FAMILY (440)
 FREDDY FENDER 3956            8   9  1    55       OTTO'S MECHANICS (226)
 PYRITE 3991                   7   9  0    54       BOXOROX (396)
 CLEOPATRA 3856               12   8  1    53       THE WARLORDS II (413)
 BAD MOON RISING 4019          7   9  1    52       LUNAE MILITES (387)
 ANNE TENNA 4053               8   3  0    51       OTTO'S MECHANICS (226)
-FUG 3815                      7  13  0    50       LEE FAMILY (440)
 ALLURE 3671                   6   6  0    50       MAGICAL MADNESS (417)
 TALISMAN 3667                 6   6  0    48       MAGICAL MADNESS (417)
 RED CACTUS HAMMER 4032        3  10  0    45       FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)
 SAILOR MOON 4133              5   3  0    44       LUNAE MILITES (387)
 NYALL BLOODGRIN 3963          9   4  2    43       NORTHERN BADLANDS (337)
 DOLTON MCGUILTY 4118          4   2  1    43       CANADIAN BACON (383)
 HUB CAPP 4168                 4   1  0    43       OTTO'S MECHANICS (226)
 NAPOLEON 4005                 9   7  1    41       THE WARLORDS II (413)
 LADY MARIA 3701               9  12  1    40       FILIPINA LADYZ (423)
 LE NETTOYE' 4069              5   8  0    36       THE PENTARCHY (397)
 LADY DOMINGA 3702             7  14  0    35       FILIPINA LADYZ (423)
 REDWIND 4099                  7   4  0    35       DODGE BULLETS (126)
 NIGHTWIND 4007                8   9  0    34       DODGE BULLETS (126)
-GOBLIN KING 4072              6   5  1    34       PRIMAL FURY (438)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 NJORD 4061                    9   4  0    33       VALHALLA (435)
 CLAIR BLUE HAIR 4183          3   0  0    31       RIDERS OF AHRINGOL (464)
 MILITANTE 2923                7   1  0    30       JUGGERNAUTS (144)
-CONQUEST 2840                 6   4  0    29       JUGGERNAUTS (144)
 CONJUNCTIVITIS 4129           4   4  0    28       BAD GERMS (430)
 MAGETA THE LION 4000          6   8  1    27       PRIMAL FURY (438)
 BLOODSTONE 4050               4   2  0    25       BOXOROX (396)
 GHOST CHANT 4184              2   1  0    25       RIDERS OF AHRINGOL (464)
 LE GROS AUJALD 4173           3   1  0    24       THE PENTARCHY (397)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BULWYF REDHAMMER 3962         4   9  0    23       NORTHERN BADLANDS (337)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ASHZAG 4092                   5   6  1    22       LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)
-MASOCHISTIC 4177              2   1  0    22       LEE FAMILY (440)
-STREET WISE 4095              3   3  1    21       UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)
 GALAXIAN 4188                 2   1  0    20       CLASSIC ARCADE (415)
 BLUNT ARROW 4166              4   2  0    19       DODGE BULLETS (126)
-RORY WYLEY 3870               3   9  0    18       50TH MILK RAS (448)
 LADY EVELYN 4194              1   0  0    18       FILIPINA LADYZ (423)
 RUNE 4083                     0   2  0    18       MAGICAL MADNESS (417)
 DON CARNAGE 4119              2   4  0    17       CANADIAN BACON (383)
 IDUN 4169                     2   3  0    16       VALHALLA (435)
 FRAIL FREEBIRD 4192           2   0  0    11       IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)
 EROTIC EEEK 4141              2   5  0    11       IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)
 MOUTHY MICROTONE 4174         1   3  1    11       IDIOTIC ICCERS (398)
 ZAXXON 4172                   2   3  1    10       CLASSIC ARCADE (415)
-EAMON FINN 4060               1   4  1    10       50TH MILK RAS (448)
-WINNING UG 4176               3   0  0     9       LEE FAMILY (440)
 STREPTOCOCCUS 4186            2   1  0     9       BAD GERMS (430)
 VIPER 4185                    1   1  0     9       RIDERS OF AHRINGOL (464)
 INFERNO SERVENT 4191          1   0  0     8       RIDERS OF AHRINGOL (464)
 DANDELION HAMMER 4116         0   7  0     7       FLOWER HAMMERZ (372)
 HARRY THE SNAKE 4179          1   2  0     5       CANADIAN BACON (383)
-POT HOLE 4147                 1   2  0     5       UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)
 MOONRAKER 4190                1   1  0     4       LUNAE MILITES (387)
 CBA 4187                      0   2  0     2       CANADIAN BACON (383)
 PAPER FLOWERS 4182            0   2  0     2       RIDERS OF AHRINGOL (464)
-RAT WITH WINGS 4180           0   2  0     2       UGLY URBAN ORCS (425)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
MISSLE COMMAND 4127    3  2 1 CLASSIC ARCADE 415    GIARDIA 3935          245 JUST REV
LADY EMELITA 3700      5 14 0 FILIPINA LADYZ 423    DOLTON MCGUILTY 4118  246         
TYGER LILY HAMME 4130  2  3 0 FLOWER HAMMERZ 372    NAPOLEON 4005         248         
KOOKY KIEBITZ 4175     1  3 0 IDIOTIC ICCERS 398    NYALL BLOODGRIN 3963  248         
DORKY DAROOHA 4163     1  2 0 IDIOTIC ICCERS 398    NYALL BLOODGRIN 3963  246         
KOOKY KIEBITZ 4167     0  1 0 IDIOTIC ICCERS 398    ZAXXON 4172           244 REVENGED
S. BOY 3091            0  2 0 JUGGERNAUTS 144       WURM KIN 350          248 NONE    
SNIKMAZH 4193          0  1 0 LADZ OF LUGBURZ 444   MOUTHY MICROTONE 4174 247 JUST REV
UG 3811                8  9 0 LEE FAMILY 440        MOONSHINE 3936        244 NOT REVE
HOME 3812              9  8 0 LEE FAMILY 440        RHINOVIRUS 3754       244 NOT REVE
GLYPH 4097             0  2 0 MAGICAL MADNESS 417   BANDIT PRINCE 348     248 NONE    
MESMERIC FIEND 3801   10  8 1 PRIMAL FURY 438       CUBIC ZIRCONIUM 3777  246         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Madness Maniacs -- Only Seven More Rounds of Madness Remain!  My FLOWER HAMMERZ
stable should have been reactivated this cycle according to the information I
received in a recent Email from the Gladiatorial Commission!  If so, it is GREAT to
be Back and Active in the Madness! -- Hammer/Co-Host of Maximillian's Morya Madness

Maximillian of the Vendetta Cartel Tarantula Tribe -- According to the Gladiatorial
Commission missive I received via Email, my FLOWER HAMMERZ stable should be
reactivated this cycle.  GOOD to be Back and Active, My Friend!  Also GREAT to Know
that I was Missed during the Deactivation of my stables! -- Hammer/Vendetta Cartel
Captain; WordSmith and WeaponSmith of the Vendetta Cartel Tarantula Tribe

Liam the Goth -- Hammerz Flower Shoppe is open for business and my FLOWER HAMMERZ
stable should also be reactivated this cycle!  As for the name of the lake southwest
of Morya, it would be best to inquire of The Scribe a.k.a. Uncle Wolf of Dodge
Bullets fame for the most accurate information.  My Hammerz Flower Garden Morya Manor
Estate On The Lake is located approximately on the North Westerly Shore of said lake.
I suggest you encamp on the Southern Shoreline as the properties Northward both
Eastward and Westward are a part of my Bonanza Estate Holdings in my DM 28 Slow Arena
Home Arena! -- Hammer/Vendetta Cartel Captain; WordSmith and WeaponSmith of the
Vendetta Cartel Tarantula Tribe
P.S.  Looking forward to more of your Spotlights!  Time for me to find my notes and
unravel the saga of the Black Spot Cult and the founding of Hammerz Dwarfs Militia!

Foolish Folgers -- Egads, that one hurts.  I'm challenging for the rubber this turn!
-- Staph. Aureus

Centipede -- You've got the advantage, but don't think I won't make it difficult for
you. -- Giardia

Le Gros Aujald -- You're gross all right.  No fair coming back at me after you start
on antibiotics! -- Streptococcus

Sailor Moon -- Congratulations, you just beat the worst warrior I have active right
now! -- Assur

Painmaster -- I hope you make it this turn. -- Maximillian

Hiengest -- Did your manager send you as punishment for no spotlights? -- Wasteland
Warlord

Lava Runner -- A fine time to completely change my strats of course; what's this
pointy thingy anyway? -- Maximus Decimus

Kooky Kiebitz -- You had to know I was fully expecting you for the style matchup.
Didn't exactly go your way, did it? -- Nyall Bloodgrin

Idiotic Iccers -- I fully expect the massive downchallenge from Foolish Folgers now.
Bring it on, boy, bring it on. -- Nyall Bloodgrin

Omnimancer -- Moonraker has been entered. -- Maximillian, Keeper of the Madness

Mageta the Lion -- Can't your people just leave me alone, sheesh! -- Bulwyf Redhammer

Bloodstone -- That's a pretty big sticker you got there.  Don't you know size isn't
everything? -- Grim Blacksmith

Bad Moon Rising -- I though you were your manager's specialty or are you plagued with
some disability. -- Wasteland Warrior

Hammer -- The candle is still burning in the window of the guildhouse. -- Maximillian

Caesar -- Well, on the flip side, I'd rather give an alliance mate a win than someone
else, however grudgingly. -- Grim Blacksmith

Fizban -- A tragic life altering event has occurred!  All the barrels of beer are
missing from the guildhouse.  I looked everywhere, turned the place inside out,
finally had to ask the guys in the guildhouse but they wouldn't admit to hiding the
barrels even with DA threats.  At first I thought maybe there was some "Bad Germs" in
it and it had been thrown out, then I thought, maybe that boozehag "Otto" my
"mechanic" took it but he said to check under my "Classic Arcade" game.  Not finding
it there I checked the "Box of Rox" out back with no luck.  So, then after searching
my like "50th Milk (Ras)" bottle I blamed the local "Warlord (II)" out of frustration
and had to "Dodge Bullets" getting out of there or I'd have wound up in "Valhalla".
Upon my escape and almost being ridden down by the "Riders from Ahringol", Max's
"Primal Fury" was ready to explode, so I walked right up to a "Juggernaut" of "Ugly
Urban Orcs" and demanded my beer back, calling their "Ladz" scum from "Lugburz".
Knowing that was "Idiotic (Iccers)" and instead of being fried up like "Canadian
Bacon" for Orc food I managed to slip into some cute "Filipina Ladyz" tent, they
suggested I check "Hammerz Flowerz" Shop but all I found was the local minister
telling me that beer was the "Fruits of Death" and that I was going to end up like
the "Lee Family" if I persisted in the devil's drink.  Now, finally exhausted and not
having the energy to check the "Northern Badlands" all I would like to do is drown my
"Pain and Sorrow" in a nice cold beer with some boys from "Lunae Milites" but all my
beer is gone, who has my beer?!  Fizban!, is this your attempt to sober me up enough
to write the spotlight, is that it!!!  We've started wars for less, you know. --
Maximillian, glad there's no other teams; I couldn't have managed it.

Morya -- Remember, all contest problems, errors or questions should go through me
while Hammer is overseas.  They will in all likelihood be answered much quicker. --
Maximillian, Keeper of the Madness

Frogger -- Frogs are (erp!) cold, slimy, (erp!) disgusting creatures, (erp!) and I
refuse to (erp!) (erp!) have anything (erp!) to do with (erp!) them.  (erp!)  Er,
you.  So (erp!) there! -- Wyatt Burp

Luna Knight -- Yes, yes, fine.  Whatever.  I have more important things to do now! --
Young Joan

Zaxxon -- You have too many low-probability letters in your name.  It will doom you
in the long run.  The scribes hate names like that, you see. -- Redwind

Galaxian -- Gods, THAT was embarrassing. -- Nightwind

Ghost Chant -- If you weren't a golem, I'd ask if you were related to, or associated
with, my teammate, Lord Protector Ghost Dancer? -- Blunt Arrow
P.S.  But he has no golems in his family.

Blunt Arrow -- I enjoyed our fight and hope to run into you again when the moon is
dark.  A werecat, a bit far from the clan holds, no? -- Ghost Chant

Frail Freebird -- Seems you have some anger there.  Hope you can overcome it.  I did
not enjoy almost dying in the infirmary, at least the food was good.  See you around.
-- Paper Flowers

Morya -- I'll finish up my spotlights soon so I don't step on anyone's toes.
Ahringol wants people to know he dislikes this Khaldren fellow and the Folstrom.
When you're dead I guess you get bored. -- Liam the Goth, mgr. Riders of Ahringol and
Dark Runes
P.S.  A name came to me in a dream "Black Jack Hammer" a name of a manager? -- Liam
(scratching his head)

IDUN -- Awesome fight.  Did not mean to put you in the infirmary though.  And sorry I
didn't teach you better. -- Clair blue Hair, Nam, yo, rin, gay, koy

Rat With Wings -- Good fight.  I'm not a Lunger, honest. -- Viper

Hammer -- Is it too late to announce a fighter into the Madness?  If not, then I
would like to announce Inferno for the Strikers competition.  If not, he's not that
good anyway. -- Liam the Goth

Cubic Zirconium -- No hard feelings on being my stepping stone, I hope. -- Alaric

Njord -- Sorry mate.  I got your back in any fight but that one. -- Caesar

Wasteland Warlord -- Well fought, brother.  My boss thanks you for the win.  That
puts us one closer to Thawk. -- Hengist

Hammer -- Great to hear you'll be back soon, my brother. -- Fizban

My Cartel brothers and sister -- Four of five teams on the move.  Great job. -- Fiz

22 October 2004
                         Youngblood's Three and Out Contest

I would like to take this time to announce and invite all managers to compete in what
I think will be an awesome contest.  If you haven't ever TC'd at a tourney before,
here is your chance.  The contest will start Wednesday, December 1, 2004, but a
chance will be given November 17 to dark arena, only, any warrior that you do not see
fit to run in the contest.  So now that I have your attention, here are the rules
(like you didn't know they were coming sooner or later).

 1.  Any manager participating can enter one team, only.
 2.  No sandbagging whatsoever.  (I will keep up with it, every turn.)
 3.  No teams or warriors will be allowed to run after contest starts.
 4.  All warriors will run until they lose three times, after three losses they are
     eliminated.
 5.  If a warrior sits out a turn, they are accounted with a loss in the contest.
     This is to keep warriors with winning records from sitting out until the end of
     the contest.
 6.  If a warrior is killed during the contest, the replacement cannot enter the
     contest.
 7.  If a warrior is killed, bloodfeuding is allowed, but only by a warrior that is
     active in the contest.
 8.  If a warrior is run after being eliminated, the manager is disqualified from the
     contest, no questions asked.
 9.  Challenges are legal, up or down.
10.  Contest will keep going until 1 warrior is left without three losses, and that
     warrior, of course, is accounted the winner.
11.  All managers participating will be asked to purchase a rollup certificate, to be
     awarded to the winners of the contest.

                                    <<<PRIZES>>>

     As I have already said, and according to participation, rollups will be awarded
to the first and second place managers.  So the majority and minority of the rollups
will be determined when all are accumulated.
     Contest Champion--2 Faves prizes, and majority of rollup certificates
     Contest Runner-up--1 Faves prize, and minority of rollup certificates
     So once again I invite all managers old and new to participate in what should be
a fierce and challenging contest.  <<<REMEMBER, FIRST OFFICIAL TURN OF THE CONTEST IS
DECEMBER THE FIRST, AND AS I SAID BEFORE, THE TURN BEFORE (NOVEMBER 17TH) YOU MAY
DARK ARENA CHALLENGE ONLY!!!  ANY WARRIOR WITH ANY FE (FIGHT EXPERIENCE) WHEN THE
CONTEST STARTS WILL BE ELIMINATED FROM THE CONTEST.

                          YOUNGBLOOD of WENSINWASIN

11 November 2004
All you alliance-type people, I'm trying (again!) to get my alliance listing correct
and up to date.  Either send me a diplo (address it to The Saint) or send your
updates to me directly at Sue at solberg-mathews.com.  As you may guess, replace the
at with @ and you're good to go (I do hate spammy mail and this will end up on the
web).

I have information on the following alliances:  ADIO, Allied Axis, Armada,
Brotherhood of Justice, Brotherhood of the Blade, Cadre, CDC, Chaos, Inc., Circle of
Order, Company of Brothers, Consortium, Council of Lords, Couple Good Guys, Crimson
Vengeance, DOA, DOOMcorps, Enigmafia, Eurosquad, Fascist Federation, FONZ,
Frothingslosh Syndicate, GAPPDA, Homeland Alliance, IT Alliance, Jingoists, kLk,
Knights of the Covenant, LBA, League Arcane, Legion6, Living Essences, Lords and
Ladies of Darkness, Manic Union, Midnight Foundation, Minions of Diana, Monarchs of
Montezuma, NCA, NIMROD, R.A.G.E., Seventh Sons, The Firm, The French Connection,
Vendett@ United, and the Vendetta Cartel.

If you are a member of one of these alliances, let me know.  If you are a member of
some other alliance that isn't listed, let me know.  If you were at any point in your
past a part of one of these alliance but are now independent, also let me know.
Going inactive doesn't mean you get removed from this list; people are assumed to
still be in the same alliance when they return.  Even having everyone in an alliance
go inactive doesn't change anything.  If an alliance is officially disbanding, that's
another thing you have to let me know....

The Saint, keeper of lists

P.S.  If you already responded to my online plea (and I replied), you can ignore
this.

17 November 2004
                       Hammer 500-Hammer Run for the Roll Ups
                                  Hosted by Hammer

     Niytyole Island DM 33 has dwindled to the point where as of T-482 [duedate
November 3, 2004] there were only 2 active stables listed with 3 inactive stables in
a once thriving and lively regular arena.
     During the past 40+ cycles Hammer has been hosting the Hammer Run for the Roll
Ups in DM 33.
     Thus far only the Ripper and Slasher categories have produced winners to claim
the 5 New Team Roll Ups Prize for being the first declared Style Master of their
respective categories to graduate.
     Every contending stable has gone inactive for one reason or another, including
CASINO HAMMERZ, over the past several months.
     Now DM 33 faces the harsh reality that if RSI chooses to close any arenas due to
little or no interest, Niytyole Island could very well head the list of endangered
regular arenas!
     In an effort to preserve his beloved island, Hammer is announcing the
continuation of the Hammer Run for the Roll Ups; combined with the Hammer 500 which
will conclude both contests on T-500 [duedate July 13, 2005] should DM 33 continue to
remain open in the coming months.
     Attention Hammer Runners!
     The Hammer Run is for 0 FE Basic Arena Warriors ONLY.  Participants MUST Be
Declared in the P-ads On or Before their First DM 33 Basic Arena Fight to Qualify as
a Hammer Runner!  Winners of Each Category will receive 5 New Team Roll Up Gift
Certificates mailed from RSI courtesy of Hammer!  [On the condition that they
Graduate on or before T-500; see amended rules below!]
     The following Style Master categories remain open with a listing of how many
declared contestants are still entered and their W/L recognition record at the time
of their disappearance from the Hammer Run competition:
     (P-ad declarations in parenthesis)
     [Manager name/Stable name in brackets] followed by their last known W/L
recognition ranking
Rippers  Category Now Closed for Hammer Run as of T-475
     01.  WINNER T-475 Lucky Lady Hammer (T-440) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz] WINNER T-475
Lungers
     01.  Hey, Zeus! (T-443) [Prophet/When Dogma Fails]  14-15-0,73
     02.  Career Criminal (T-455) [Philthy Phil/Jailbirds]  3-2-0,14
Strikers
     01.  Stone Face Hammer (T-463) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz]  7-5-0,52
Pikers
     01.  Siren (T-442) [Street Legal/Of Mythos And Men]  0-0-0,0
     02.  Gordie (T-463) [Kellog/Pig Battalion]  3-2-0,21
     03.  Bluffing Hammer (T-463) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz]  6-6-0,25
Slashers Category Now Closed for Hammer Run as of T-469
     01.  WINNER T-469 Light Da' Pyre (T-443) [Prophet/When Dogma Fails] WINNER T-469
Total Parodys
     01.  Doctor Lecter (T-444) [Philthy Phil/Jailbirds]  13-1-0,84
     02.  Mirikle (T-447) [Dameon Darkheart/Obsidian Hall]  ?-?-?,??
     03.  Maverick Hammer (T-465) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz]  6-6-0,26
Plungers
     01.  Piggy (T-455) [Kellog/Pig Battalion]  3-8-0,19
     02.  Cool Hand Hammer (T-463) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz]  7-5-0,48
Bashers
     01.  Repeat Offender (T-447) [Philthy Phil/Jailbirds]  6-5-2,33
     02.  Joe Friday (T-448) [Kellog/Pig Battalion]  8-8-1,47
     03.  Big Casino Hammer (T-476) [Hammer/Casino Hammerz]  0-0-0,0
Wastes
     01.  Luftschwein (T-452) [Kellog/Pig Battalion]  5-8-0,23
Aimers
     01.  Porkey LR (T-463)  [Kellog/Pig Battalion]  2-3-0,9
     As you can plainly see, the Hammer Run is still wide open in several categories,
depending upon whether or not the deactivated stables are reactivated for the Hammer
500-Hammer Run for the Roll Ups contest!
     Any declared warrior who succeeds in graduating by T-500 will win 5 New Team
Roll Ups Gift Certificates mailed from RSI courtesy of Hammer!  Gift Certs will be
awarded as soon as possible upon official graduation if the graduation occurs prior
to T-500.
     On T-500 the highest ranked ACTIVE declared warrior in the category(s) without a
Graduate will win 2 New Team Roll Ups Gift Certificates mailed from RSI courtesy of
Hammer!
     Additional Hammer 500-Hammer Run for the Roll Ups Gift Cert Prizes:
     Five (5) Gift Certs will be awarded to the manager whose warrior claims the
Duelmaster Throne on T-500.
     Two (2) Gift Certs will be awarded to the manager(s) whose warrior(s) are listed
as the highest Active Challenger Champion, Champion, Challenger Adept, Adept,
Challenger Initiate and Initiate on T-500.
     In the event that NO Duelmaster is seated upon the Duelmaster Throne on T-500
there will be Three (3) Gift Certs awarded to the managers whose Active warriors are
tied for recognition points at the Top of the Challenger Champions recognition
standings.  [Therefore, the Top CC will be awarded 3 Gift Certs instead of 2 for
being ranked as the highest CC on T-500].
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager(s) whose warrior(s) graduate on
T-500.
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager(s) whose warrior(s) receive
their graduation announcement on T-500.
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager(s) whose warrior(s) are listed
in the Top Warrior Of Each Style newsletter announcement on T-500.
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose warrior is listed as the
Chartered Recognition Leader on T-500.
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose warrior is listed as the
Unchartered Recognition Leader on T-500.
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose warrior is listed as the
Popularity Leader on T-500.
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose warrior is listed as This
Week's Favorite on T-500.
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose stable is listed as The
Current Top Team on T-500.
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose stable is listed as the
Number One Team On The Move Point Gainer on T-500.
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose stable is listed as the
Top Career Honors Chartered Team on T-500.
     One (1) Gift Cert will be awarded to the manager whose stable is listed as the
Top Career Honors Unchartered Team on T-500.
     SHOULD RSI CHOOSE TO CLOSE DM 33 PRIOR TO T-500 ONLY THE HIGHEST ACTIVE DECLARED
STYLE MASTER CONTESTANTS WILL BE AWARDED TWO (2) GIFT CERTS AND ALL OTHER PRIZE
CATEGORIES WILL BE DECLARED NULL AND VOID BY HAMMER!!!!!!!!!
     The purpose of this contest is to restore DM 33 to a lively and entertaining
arena!
     Hammer is willing to foot the Prize bill in a last ditch effort to save Niytyole
Island from deletion if RSI and the Gladiatorial Commission decide that more arenas
need to be closed due to lack of participation and interest.
     Should this effort fail to spare DM 33 from deletion, then Hammer is prepared to
transfer CASINO HAMMERZ to another arena if Niytyole Island is closed by RSI and the
Gladiatorial Commission.
     "May Your Blades Be Sharp and Your Wits Sharper!" -- Hammer/Your Hammer 500-
Hammer Run for the Roll Ups Host/Vendetta Cartel Captain; WordSmith and WeaponSmith
of the Vendetta Cartel Tarantula Tribe in DM 28

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

GLYPH was butchered by BANDIT PRINCE in a 2 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
S. BOY was slaughtered by WURM KIN in a 1 minute gruesome Dark Arena battle.
FROGGER subdued GIARDIA in a crowd pleasing 1 minute expert's Bloodfeud fight.
NERF THE SOFTY devastated MOUTHY MICROTONE in a 1 minute one-sided Bloodfeud fight.
LADY MARIA was savagely defeated by DOLTON MCGUILTY in a 4 minute competition.
KOOKY KIEBITZ was slaughtered by NYALL BLOODGRIN in a 1 minute Bloodfeud fight.
MOONSHINE was beaten by YIP AGAIN in a 1 minute master's Challenge brawl.
RAY D AYTOR was overpowered by ALARIC in a 1 minute uneven Challenge melee.
CENTIPEDE won victory over FOOLISH FOLGERS in a 1 minute expert's Challenge fight.
MYSTIC ZEALOT won victory over STAPH. AUREUS in a 1 minute veteran's Challenge fight.
THRAKKLASH was overcome by CUBIC ZIRCONIUM in a 1 minute veteran's Challenge bout.
SHAGUK subdued MAXIMUS DECIMUS in a 4 minute master's Challenge competition.
DRAGON-FIRE was demolished by HENGIST in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge match.
CLEOPATRA was overpowered by MR. CHOMP CHOMP in a 1 minute Challenge conflict.
LADY CONSOLACION overpowered YOUNG JOAN in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge duel.
HUB CAPP was vanquished by L'ENTRANGLEUR in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge fray.
BAD MOON RISING was bested by WYATT BURP in a exciting 1 minute Challenge fight.
SAILOR MOON was outlasted by PYRITE in a exciting 7 minute Challenge bout.
EROTIC EEEK was beaten by CONJUNCTIVITIS in a crowd pleasing 1 minute Challenge fight.
BULWYF REDHAMMER was viciously subdued by NIGHTWIND in a 2 minute Challenge contest.
GHOST CHANT narrowly defeated ZAXXON in a 2 minute novice's Challenge duel.
PAPER FLOWERS was savagely defeated by FRAIL FREEBIRD in a 1 minute Challenge fray.
CLAIR BLUE HAIR devastated ASHZAG in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge bout.
HARRY THE SNAKE was overpowered by LE GROS AUJALD in a 1 minute Challenge fight.
VIPER was outlasted by NJORD in a 7 minute beginner vs. veteran Challenge fight.
RHINOVIRUS was savagely defeated by PEG-LEG BOUCHARD in a 3 minute Title melee.
LAVA RUNNER overpowered CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a 1 minute one-sided fray.
BALDER handily defeated LUNA KNIGHT in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
LADY BEATRIZ overpowered DAISY HAMMER in a 1 minute uneven fight.
CONSTRUCT was viciously subdued by CAESAR in a tiresome 9 minute gory veteran's fight.
WASTELAND WARLORD was defeated by CAM SHAFT in a exciting 4 minute bout.
LADY DOMINGA was overpowered by GRIM BLACKSMITH in a 1 minute one-sided fray.
ALLURE was bested by RED CACTUS HAMMER in a popular 1 minute duel.
GARDENIA HAMMER devastated BLOODSTONE in a crowd pleasing 1 minute one-sided battle.
TALISMAN overcame LE NETTOYE' in a exciting 1 minute fight.
FREDDY FENDER demolished MAGETA THE LION in a 1 minute one-sided conflict.
REDWIND was beaten by ANNE TENNA in a action packed 1 minute gory bout.
GALAXIAN was unbelievably bested by MILITANTE in a 3 minute match.
NAPOLEON easily killed TYGER LILY HAMMER in a popular 1 minute one-sided duel.
DON CARNAGE demolished RUNE in a 1 minute uneven duel.
DANDELION HAMMER was devastated by IDUN in a 1 minute mismatched match.
BLUNT ARROW vanquished CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute one-sided conflict.
STREPTOCOCCUS bested CBA in a action packed 1 minute amateur's match.
MOONRAKER was handily defeated by LADY EVELYN in a 1 minute one-sided match.
INFERNO SERVENT defeated CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute novice's battle.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                 15         WALL OF STEEL     51 -  36 -  2      59  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                  12         STRIKING ATTACK   80 -  62 -  3      56  |
|TOTAL PARRY                     10         LUNGING ATTACK    67 -  64 -  5      51  |
|BASHING ATTACK                  10         TOTAL PARRY       62 -  67 -  0      48  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    9         PARRY-STRIKE      28 -  31 -  5      47  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  8         SLASHING ATTACK   35 -  39 -  4      47  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     6         BASHING ATTACK    52 -  66 -  5      44  |
|AIMED BLOW                       6         AIMED BLOW        18 -  23 -  2      44  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      5         PARRY-RIPOSTE     32 -  42 -  1      43  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    4         PARRY-LUNGE       20 -  31 -  1      39  |

Turn 248 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       4 -  2     BASHING ATTACK     4 -  6         2  SLASHING ATTACK
WALL OF STEEL      6 -  3     AIMED BLOW         2 -  4         2  STRIKING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        6 -  4     PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  4         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    8 -  7                                       2  WALL OF STEEL  
PARRY-RIPOSTE      2 -  2                                       1  BASHING ATTACK 
LUNGING ATTACK     6 -  6                                       1  PARRY-STRIKE   
SLASHING ATTACK    4 -  4                                       1  TOTAL PARRY    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
SLASHING ATTACK  PEG-LEG BOUCHARD 3400      15   9  4  133 CANADIAN BACON (383)
STRIKING ATTACK  ALARIC 3787                13   7  0  119 THE WARLORDS II (413)
LUNGING ATTACK   BALDER 3778                11   6  2  114 VALHALLA (435)
WALL OF STEEL    LAVA RUNNER 3864           16   4  0  107 PRIMAL FURY (438)
BASHING ATTACK   YIP AGAIN 3512             20  15  2  106 THE PENTARCHY (397)
TOTAL PARRY      SHAGUK 3966                13   5  0   97 LADZ OF LUGBURZ (444)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    MYSTIC ZEALOT 3804         11   7  1   90 PRIMAL FURY (438)
PARRY-LUNGE      MAXIMUS DECIMUS 3440       19   8  0   86 NORTHERN BADLANDS (337)
PARRY-STRIKE     MR. CHOMP CHOMP 3620       13  12  0   66 THE PENTARCHY (397)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is WYATT BURP 3531.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was SAILOR MOON 4133.  The ten other most popular fighters were PEG-LEG BOUCHARD 
3400, MAXIMUS DECIMUS 3440, GLYPH 4097, LADY MARIA 3701, NIGHTWIND 4007, RHINOVIRUS 
3754, WASTELAND WARLORD 3594, CAM SHAFT 3989, GARDENIA HAMMER 3871, and FROGGER 3656.

The least popular fighter this week was CAESAR 3974.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were CONSTRUCT 3668, VIPER 4185, MOONRAKER 4190, DANDELION HAMMER 4116, 
MILITANTE 2923, REDWIND 4099, BLOODSTONE 4050, LADY DOMINGA 3702, DAISY HAMMER 3317, 
and LUNA KNIGHT 3445.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

PEG-LEG BOUCHARD (28-3400) CANADIAN BACON (383)
SCUM REAVER (28-1434) THE RED REAVERS (119)