DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 08/23/2008    Duedate: 09/19/2008

CHIMLEVTAL ARENA

DM-31    TURN-295

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

EXECUTIONER
RETRIBUTION (608)
(31-5951) [11-3-2,143]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

EXECUTIONER                    POSITION IS EMPTY
RETRIBUTION (608)              
(31-5951) [11-3-2,143]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

LOWLY WORM                     LYNX
AVENGERS (146)                 THE ANIMALS (574)
(31-5383) [17-31-1,97]         (31-5960) [5-9-0,24]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

WAR (613)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. WAR (613)                   48
2. CAESAR'S POOL HALL (350)    38      RETRIBUTION (608)
3. SHERMANS STABLE (578)       27      Unchartered Team
4. FAMINE (610)                24
5. CHAOS (611)                 16       (-1)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 RETRIBUTION (608)         19   4  2 82.6   1/11 WAR (613)                 9  6 0
 2/ 0 CHAOS (611)               38   9  4 80.9   2/ 9 CAESAR'S POOL HALL (350)  7  7 0
 3- 2 PESTILENCE (612)          43  16  3 72.9   3/ 1 THE STORMBRINGERS (359)   7  8 1
 4/ 3 WAR (613)                 52  23  3 69.3   4/ 3 LORDS OF VALHALLA (508)   7  8 1
 5/ 4 DEATH'S DISCIPLES (609)   46  24  4 65.7   5/10 RETRIBUTION (608)         6  0 0
 6/ 7 FAMINE (610)              26  20  1 56.5   6/ 6 DEATH'S DISCIPLES (609)   5  3 1
 7- 6*RAPTOR (616)              14  11  0 56.0   7/ 2 SOL INVICTUS (469)        4  8 1
 8/ 5 SOL INVICTUS (469)       215 170 22 55.8   8/ 4 THE ANIMALS (574)         4 11 0
 9/ 0 THE STORMGUARDS (78)     716 587 31 55.0   9- 7 PESTILENCE (612)          3  1 1
10/ 8 LORDS OF VALHALLA (508)  298 277 17 51.8  10- 8 MILITARY MAYHEM (89)      3  2 0
11- 9 MILITARY MAYHEM (89)     261 243 17 51.8  11/ 0 SHERMANS STABLE (578)     3  2 0
12/10 THE STORMBRINGERS (359)  449 436 35 50.7  12/ 0 CHAOS (611)               2  0 0
13/11 CAESAR'S POOL HALL (350)  86  84  3 50.6  13/13 AVENGERS (146)            2  1 0
14/ 0 SHERMANS STABLE (578)     91  90  2 50.3  14/14 FAMINE (610)              2  1 0
15/12 AVENGERS (146)           192 196 16 49.5  15- 5*RAPTOR (616)              2  3 0
16/13 THE ANIMALS (574)         63 107  4 37.1  16-12 MIDDLE WAY 7 (536)        2  7 0
17-14 DUST DEVILS (10)          13  26  2 33.3  17/ 0 THE STORMGUARDS (78)      1  4 0

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
18-15 MIDDLE WAY 7 (536)       115 231  2 33.2  18-16 DUST DEVILS (10)          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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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 598): BLU JON of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 600): DEMOCRITUS of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 594): WIND RIDER of GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 596): TAIKUTSU of YAMABUSHI (Doc Miracle, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 594): TAMARIN MELLIRN of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 592): WHITE CHOCOLATE of WALI'S FINEST (?, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 296): VORTEX of FLYING MONKEYS (?, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 585): URD of WILL DUEL 4 MEAD (Sporkis, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 294): EXECUTIONER of RETRIBUTION (Lord of Retribution, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 582): ANGUISH of ANGELS OF PAIN (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 580): SNAKE EYES HAMMER of KLKASINO HAMMERZ (Hammer)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 571): KNUCKLE of LOST CAUSE (Vol, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 533): NORILTENNE of THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 271): TUNDRA of ARCTIC WASTES (Wretch, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 266): THE RON of WARHAMMERS (Coyote, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 252): ON MY WAY of OPEN SESAME (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 461): TYI VELWIC of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 448): I OWN INDIMAR of 4000 BLOWS (Nuln, mgr)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 439): CIRSIUM VULGARE of BLADE AND BLOOD (Noachian, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 424): BETTER DUCK of MIGHTY DUCKS (Woody, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 501): SKIN PEELER of BLACKMAIL (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 394): POLE CAT of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 393): FOOTSTEPS of PARANOID ASYLUM (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 374): MESSALIDA of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 486): NEBUCHADNEZZAR of BLADES OF WONDER (The Sandman)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 598): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 600): DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 594): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 596): PUNNY ANIMALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 594): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 592): CUNNING RUNTS (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 296): FREE MASONS (?, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 585): WILL DUEL 4 MEAD (Sporkis, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 294): THE STORMBRINGERS (High Lord Bosk, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 582): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 580): RAVAGING LORDS (General Ikillu, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 571): LOST CAUSE (Vol, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 533): THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 271): NOSTALGIA (Crow, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 266): THE BEAR'S PAW (Kat, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 252): LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 461): INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 448): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 439): MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 424): MIGHTY DUCKS (Woody, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 201): SUE'S BOYS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 294): CORPS (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 393): PARANOID ASYLUM (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 374): MAGIC ARTISTS (Houdini, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 486): DO IT AGAIN et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 598): BLU JON of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 296): XANAX of THE PENTARCHY (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
              (turn 295): CAM SHAFT of OTTO'S MECHANICS (Crip, mgr.)
                          LADY ELMA of FILIPINA LADYZ (Lady Martilyo, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 585):URD of WILL DUEL 4 MEAD (Sporkis, mgr.)
                          ARONWE of MID EARTH (Visionist, mgr.)
                          URAT of MID EARTH (Visionist, mgr.)
                          ENYALIUS of GODS OF WAR (Sovereign, mgr.)
              (turn 584): BRICKHOUSE of STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 582): LARRY of LUROCIAN GUARD (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
              (turn 581): DREAD of ANGELS OF PAIN (The Dark One, mgr.)
                          MESHARR of RILL'S GCSC2 (Rillion, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 571): UGLY GENTLEMAN of PHILANTHROPISTS (Aragorn, mgr.)
               (turn 570): PANE of LOST CAUSE (Vol, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 269): REALITY of SRETSAMLEUD II (Phat Phat, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 265): BARBARINO of SECOND BANANAS (Mannequin, mgr.)
                             JACK & JILL of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
                             RHIANNON of GAELIC STORM (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 252): TRASH CAN of OPEN SESAME (Crip, mgr.)
                  (turn 251): RUBBER DUCKIE of OPEN SESAME (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 461): TYI VELWIC of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
                (turn 460): CONTRABAND of YIELD (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 448): I OWN INDIMAR of 4000 BLOWS (Nuln, mgr)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 423): TENDERIZED DUCK of MIGHTY DUCKS (Woody, mgr.)
                              JOEVINA SARIL of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Greetings warriors!  It is I, Zontani Sharp Eyes, here to bring report of the 
clash and bustle of the weekly CHIMLEVTAL games.  Former top team THE STORMBRINGERS 
was unseated this week as WAR moved up from 11th ranking to take the top spot with a 
5-0-0 record for the round.  Did only my eyes note the 4-1-0 record which CAESAR'S 
POOL HALL managed to post this round?  I don't doubt that such a record will draw 
challengers!  Unwilling to wait upon the will of others, Duelmaster EXECUTIONER 
challenged LOWLY WORM last week in a match to decide the fate of the throne.  Not for 
nothing has EXECUTIONER in the past laid claim to the Duelmaster's throne, and this 
week he's proven his combat skill yet again.  No confirmation, but my sources claim 
that the top team has gained their position using magical aids.  Charmed weapons 
perhaps?   
     Many and various are the arts of battle.  In CHIMLEVTAL "art" is a word that has 
long since passed from the language!  CHIMLEVTAL, city of gladiators!  Mighty among 
the names of thy guilds is LORDS OF VALHALLA, a guild shunned and avoided by many in 
the weekly duels.  Methinks more than a few here could name the guild it was that 
spent the better part of last week avoiding LORDS OF VALHALLA.  Indeed it was THE 
STORMGUARDS.  Loose talk at the arena has reached my ears and it but confirms the 
knowledge that many fighters are after DIRDEN I.  Watch your back!  For some warriors 
honor is not important--only empty victory.  See, gladiators, how VINDICATOR of 
RETRIBUTION challenged down 24 points to BADGER.  All the city knows the duel went in 
favor of VINDICATOR.  I shall not fail to spread the word in other cities of this 
"mighty" victory.  A match that raised a few eyebrows at the games this week, it 
seems that STARVATION posted a challenge against the more highly recognized HLOTHYN.  
The results, you ask?  Well, the firebrand STARVATION won victory over HLOTHYN.  
Remember warriors, this is the discipline of steel.  I can not but mention with 
disdain the name of GRIM REAPER who this week posted a challenge to a warrior a full 
10 points below in the rankings.  I thought GRIM REAPER showed great skill and 
promise when he overcame ULL HARDHAMMER.  All right, so I slept through it!  Big 
deal!   
     Is not Death a warrior's foremost adviser?   Warriors, may this counselor stand 
ready at your right hand forever!  Look no more for BOB CAT in the arena or on the 
streets of CHIMLEVTAL.  His fate was sealed in the Dark Arena.  Inevitable for one at 
5-8-0.  This week marked the last days of MUSH OX who at 2-11-0 was dispatched to the 
Dark Arena by the command of THE ANIMALS' demanding management.  Some say a warrior 
is judged by the way he bears arms.  One thing is sure, better a dagger in hand then 
a sword on the belt!   
     If it were not for my skills as a spy I would have been mugged three times 
already in CHIMLEVTAL.  Nice atmosphere you have here!  More than a sharp eye must I 
keep, indeed a stout pair of legs must I keep as well!  The endless paths of Alastari 
await me!  Till next we meet remember - the pen is mightier than the sword, but a 
maul is a different story!-- Zontani Sharp Eyes  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 EXECUTIONER 5951             11   3  2   143       RETRIBUTION (608)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CORNELIUS 3485               16   3  0   134       CAESAR'S POOL HALL (350)
 VINDICATOR 5950               8   1  0   112       RETRIBUTION (608)
 THERMOPYLAE 5991             12   3  0   100       WAR (613)
 LOWLY WORM 5383              17  31  1    97       AVENGERS (146)
-KOLUM MAROD 5344             20  26  1    94       MIDDLE WAY 7 (536)
-CHOLERA 5984                 11   5  0    93       PESTILENCE (612)
-BEDLAM 5979                   9   2  1    93       CHAOS (611)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SALAMIS 5988                 12   3  1    89       WAR (613)
-ENTROPY 5975                  5   1  1    88       CHAOS (611)
-MAJOR PAIN 5463               9   8  0    81       MILITARY MAYHEM (89)
 BADGER 5576                  14  20  1    79       THE ANIMALS (574)
 ANTIOCH 5987                 11   4  1    79       WAR (613)
-BLACK PLAGUE 5986            11   3  0    77       PESTILENCE (612)
 ULTHAR STORMHELM 5556        15  21  2    74       THE STORMGUARDS (78)
 TARVOS TRIGARANOS 5884       11   7  1    74       SOL INVICTUS (469)
 EAGLE 5578                   17  17  0    68       THE ANIMALS (574)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 AZRAEL 5966                   8   4  0    66       DEATH'S DISCIPLES (609)
 DIRDEN I 5654                14  19  0    64       LORDS OF VALHALLA (508)
-INFLUENZA 5983                5   3  0    64       PESTILENCE (612)
 ULTHAR REDBLADE 5802         10  17  3    59       THE STORMBRINGERS (359)
 STARVATION 5971               4   7  0    58       FAMINE (610)
 RAT'S NEST 5976               7   3  1    57       CHAOS (611)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ALESIA 5989                   9   6  1    55       WAR (613)
 GRIM REAPER 5963              8   3  0    54       DEATH'S DISCIPLES (609)
-LODEN NORVIS 5693            11  20  0    53       MIDDLE WAY 7 (536)
 ATLANTA 5713                 11  12  0    52       SHERMANS STABLE (578)
-BANSHEE 5967                 10   6  0    52       DEATH'S DISCIPLES (609)
-TYPHUS 5992                   6   1  0    50       PESTILENCE (612)
-PRIVATE LAPDANCE 5656         5   2  0    50       MILITARY MAYHEM (89)
-HIISI 6202                    4   0  2    49       SOL INVICTUS (469)
-COLONEL O'CORN 6171           4   1  0    49       MILITARY MAYHEM (89)
 ULTHAR THE PIOUS 5753        12  12  0    48       THE STORMGUARDS (78)
 HLOTHYN 5853                 12   9  0    45       SOL INVICTUS (469)
-PIGEON 6179                   4   1  0    45       RAPTOR (616)
 ULL BLOODSTORM 5897           9  13  1    44       THE STORMBRINGERS (359)
 SHELBY 5958                   6   4  0    43       SHERMANS STABLE (578)
 ULL HARDHAMMER 6170           5   4  0    43       THE STORMBRINGERS (359)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MARLENUS 6184                 3   0  0    42       CAESAR'S POOL HALL (350)
 ULL HELMSPLITTER 6158         6   4  1    41       LORDS OF VALHALLA (508)
-VULTURE 6183                  5   0  0    38       RAPTOR (616)
-HUNGER 5969                   7   3  0    37       FAMINE (610)
-DEARTH 5968                   6   2  0    35       FAMINE (610)
 SIGURD 6148                   5   6  0    35       LORDS OF VALHALLA (508)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FREKI 6169                    5   4  0    31       THE STORMBRINGERS (359)
-TEAM CAPTAIN 6190             2   0  0    30       MILITARY MAYHEM (89)
 SLOCUM 5919                   7   7  0    28       SHERMANS STABLE (578)
-SAMAEL 6168                   3   2  0    28       DEATH'S DISCIPLES (609)
 CRASSUS 6188                  3   2  0    28       CAESAR'S POOL HALL (350)
-HORNY TOAD 57                 7   4  2    27       DUST DEVILS (10)
 SHIVA 6197                    2   0  1    27       DEATH'S DISCIPLES (609)
-DEPRIVATION 6162              2   2  0    27       FAMINE (610)
-PARCHED 6161                  2   1  0    27       FAMINE (610)
 DELIUM 6187                   5   1  0    25       WAR (613)
 LYNX 5960                     5   9  0    24       THE ANIMALS (574)
 FLAVIUS 6198                  2   3  0    24       CAESAR'S POOL HALL (350)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-COMMODORE AMIGA 5748          3   2  0    21       MILITARY MAYHEM (89)
-SCOURGE 6221                  1   0  1    21       PESTILENCE (612)
-PYRAMID 520                   1   0  0    21       DUST DEVILS (10)
 MARCH 5998                    5   4  1    20       SHERMANS STABLE (578)
 DEATH KNIGHT 6007             4   7  1    20       THE STORMGUARDS (78)
 CUMULUS 6201                  4   1  0    20       THE STORMBRINGERS (359)
-OSWELL QUIRN 6150             3   7  0    16       MIDDLE WAY 7 (536)
 PANDEMONIUM 6199              1   0  0    14       CHAOS (611)
 THE POTOMAC 6176              1   0  0    10       SHERMANS STABLE (578)
-DESERT RAT 56                 1   7  0    10       DUST DEVILS (10)
 WULFGAR 6222                  1   1  1     7       LORDS OF VALHALLA (508)
-NIGHTOWL 6205                 1   1  0     6       RAPTOR (616)
 JAN PREMYSL OTOKAR 6191       1   0  0     5       THE STORMGUARDS (78)
 LIVIUS 6238                   0   1  0     1       CAESAR'S POOL HALL (350)
-MANDIN ORLE 6227              0   1  0     1       MIDDLE WAY 7 (536)
-ZIPHER 6218                   0   1  0     1       RAPTOR (616)
 LORD FLAIR 6239               0   1  0     1       LORDS OF VALHALLA (508)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
DAGNABBIT 6220          0  1 0 LORDS OF VALHALL 508 SHIVA 6197            293   
LE'LORINEL 6159         4  3 0 LORDS OF VALHALL 508 TARVOS TRIGARANO 5884 292   
NORBEL PERDE 5934       5 13 0 MIDDLE WAY 7 536     ULTHAR REDBLADE 5802  294   
BUZZARD 6182            2  2 0 RAPTOR 616           HIISI 6202            292   
GULL 6181               2  3 0 RAPTOR 616           HIISI 6202            293   
JAMBIYA 6224            0  1 0 SOL INVICTUS 469     PREACHER              295  NONE
NIMRODEL 6207           1  1 1 SOL INVICTUS 469     SCOURGE 6221          293   
SCUTUM 6225             0  1 0 SOL INVICTUS 469     PREACHER              295  NONE
BOB CAT 5959            5  9 0 THE ANIMALS 574      WURM KIN              295  NONE
MUSH OX 5961            2 12 0 THE ANIMALS 574      THE RAGE MAN          295  NONE
YZRX THE YETI 6167      0  5 0 THE STORMGUARDS 78   LIGHTBRINGER          295  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Major Pain -- Oh, yeah, I know you.  And all your carbon copies in real life and all
sorts of body parts.  I could wish that defeating you this once was an omen for other
situations, but it seems unlikely. -- Kolum Marod
P.S.  Good fight.

Team Captain -- Ah, trying to be a good example, I see!  My team didn't think much of
it, however. -- Oswell Quirn
P.S.  Not that they were surprised.

Private Lapdance -- (blushing hotly)  I should think so!  Not the kind of thing
anyone wants to do in public.  Well, anyone with a little decency. -- Loden Norvis
P.S.  And I do have a little.

Ulthar Redblade -- (sigh)  Good fight. -- Ghost of Norbel Perde

Cumulus -- I dreamed about you last night, and when I got up in the morning, the
streets were wet.  Don't do that. -- Mandin Orle

Bobby -- I remember when you first noted the problem with getting personals in and
said you were tired of fighting that battle.  But it was a long time ago, as I
recall, and things have changed in the way the office of the Commission handles these
things.  I don't know whether the change is "for the better" or not, but it is
different.  It would be a pleasure if you'd speak up occasionally. -- Jorja
P.S.  Other arenas, too!

9 August 2008
All -- We are currently looking for capable manager that will give the Desolate
Empire Alliance a full roster for the Turf War.  We currently have four (4) roster
slots that are open to capable managers without questionable morals.  If interested
for the Turf War, contact:  Lamar Treas-Wilson, Dok Sik, Dok Sik Killas DM 47

8 July 2008
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                **********************ATTENTION**********************
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                                      ALLIANCES
                                         OF
                                      ALASTARI
                *****************************************************
                **********************ATTENTION**********************
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                                 *TURF WAR VI RULES*
                            Starting Nov 2008 (10 turns)

Anyone may participate; known alliances, new alliances, or temporary alliances created solely to compete in the Turf War!  To participate, each alliance must:
        1.  Announce the alliance and the Captain of the alliance in the North Fork
            (DM 47) newsletter.
        2.  Announcements made on the D2 Forums will not be accepted.

Captains are responsible for:
        1.  Verifying those who wish to participate under the banner of their
            alliance;
        2.  Distribution of prizes should their alliance win the Turf War.
        3.  Submit one (1) RSI Roll-Up Certificate to participate

Participating managers who are not Captains must:
        1.  Submit one (1) RSI Roll-Up Certificate to participate
        2.  Announce their intent to compete with manager name, team name, and
            alliance they will represent in the North Fork (DM 47) newsletter.
            Announcement made on the D2 Forums will not be accepted.
               a.  No scores will be tabulated until a Gift Certificate is received.
                   No EXCEPTIONS.
               b.  Before a manager can compete, he/she must declare themselves in
                   the North Fork (DM 47) newsletter as stated above AND be verified
                   by the alliance Captain they will represent.
               c.  Only one (1) team per player may compete.  No multiple teams or
                   aliases will be allowed.  Violations will result in immediate
                   disqualification from the Turf War (so be sure to take any
                   multiple teams OFF of Team Maintenance).
               d.  Scoring will NOT be retroactive for teams that do not properly
                   declare or fail to send a Gift Certificate by Turn 1.  In other
                   words, if your Gift Certificate is not received until Turn 3 of
                   the Turf War, and you have fought on Turns 1 and 2, your scoring
                   will not begin until Turn 3.  All conditions must be met before
                   scoring will begin--declaration, verification, and Gift
                   Certificate received.
               e.  No declarations or verifications will be accepted after Turn 5 of
                   the Turf War.
               f.  For purposes of scoring, the moderators will score the Turf War
                   and settle any and all disputes as they arise.  Their decisions
                   will be final.

Scoring will be as follows for Fights:
                Win   Loss   Kill      Die
Challenge        +2     -2     +5       -5
Match Up         +1     -1     +1       -5
Bloodfeud        +2     -5     +5      -10
Champion         x2     x2     x2       x2
Dark Arena*     +10     -5     xx       xx
*After 2nd win, warrior scores no points for wins

Special Scoring Considerations for the Turf War are as follows:
Spy Report mention (team name only)              +2
Style Master                                     +2
Duelmaster                                       +2

Champions:
     1.  A Champion may be declared, but one is not mandatory.
     2.  Only one Champion allowed per manager at any given time.
     3.  Champions that graduate or are killed by another warrior in the arena, but
         not the Dark Arena, may be replaced.
     4.  Champions must be in the Adepts bracket or lower on the turn they are
         declared, and may NOT have gone above Adepts level at any time; this
         includes teams transferred into North Fork for the Turf War.

Bloodfeuds:
        1.  Bloodfeuds will score points on all four (4) turns.
        2.  There is no limit to which warrior may bloodfeud or how often.

Tournament Considerations:
        1.  Tournament participation is ALLOWED and encouraged.
        2.  Tournament Victors won during the course of the contest will gain a one
            (1) time bonus of 25 points.  This bonus will apply EACH time a
            warrior(s) wins such status.
        3.  Tournament Champions won during the course of the contest will gain a one
            (1) time bonus of 50 points.  This bonus will apply EACH time a
            warrior(s) win such status.
        4.  Points for TVs and TCs will be applied the Turn after RSI posts
            tournament results in the North Fork (DM 47) newsletter (i.e., if the
            results post on North Fork turn 275, points will be credited on North
            Fork turn 276 to the applicable teams).

Special Considerations:
        1.  Each alliance begins the Turf War with zero (0) points.
        2.  There will be NO alliance or team changes once the contest has begun.  If
            you begin the Turf War with Alliance A, you must end the Turf War with
            Alliance A.  If you begin the Turf War with Team A, you must end the Turf
            War with Team A.
        3.  There will be a maximum of seven (7) teams allowed per alliance for the
            Turf War.
        4.  The Dark Arena may be used on the first turn only, of every warrior,
            without penalty.

Prizes:
The Turf War is a "winner take all" contest.  All prizes and 100% of the Gift
Certificates will be awarded to the Captain of the winning alliance.  It is the
responsibility of the Captain to distribute Gift Certificates.  Moderators will
submit a list of each manager on the winning alliance to RSI at the completion of the
contest for the non-Certificate prizes.

The following prizes have been secured from RSI:
        1.  Renaming of the North Fork (DM 47) arena;
        2.  Renaming of Dark Arena Monsters (one for each manager in the winning
            alliance);
        3.  Known Favorites for one warrior on each team of the winning alliance
            (warrior must be ranked Initiate or above, must be alive, and must have
            at least one arena fight to receive this award).
        4.  +1 Skill bonus potion for each manager on the winning alliance.  Bonus
            potion must be applied to a living warrior from (DM 47)
        5.  +1 Skill bonus potion (one) for each manager who fights in all 10 rounds
            AND 45 fights of the Turf War.  Bonus potion must be applied to a living
            warrior from (DM 47)
These awards will be listed by the Moderator for claiming from RSI (Lee) within 4
turns of the end of TW VI.

Moderators:
The Moderators for this event will be Oz and Master Darque.  They will arbitrate all
dealings during the course of the contest.  Their decisions will be final.  All
questions, comments, and scoring disputes may be directed to Land of Oz or Darque
Forces via diplo in DM 47.  Managers with internet access may send a private message
to [The Consortium] or [Darque] on the Duel2 Forums.  Lastly, you may also email
questions, comments, and scoring disputes to rebelnerfherder at yahoo dot com.

Please note there have been rule changes from the last Turf War.  Please read them
carefully!

Contest will begin in November following the Fall Mail In Tournament.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

BOB CAT was butchered by WURM KIN in a crowd pleasing 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
MUSH OX was murdered by THE RAGE MAN in a 1 minute brutal Dark Arena melee.
YZRX THE YETI was assassinated by LIGHTBRINGER in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena duel.
SCUTUM was butchered by PREACHER in a 2 minute gory Dark Arena fight.
JAMBIYA was narrowly killed by PREACHER in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena competition.
DIRDEN I lost to TARVOS TRIGARANOS in a 1 minute master's Bloodfeud fight.
SHIVA overpowered WULFGAR in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge brawl.
EXECUTIONER defeated LOWLY WORM in a 1 minute expert's Challenge Title melee.
VINDICATOR vanquished BADGER in a 1 minute gruesome uneven Challenge fight.
ANTIOCH savagely defeated EAGLE in a exciting 1 minute gruesome Challenge fight.
STARVATION overpowered HLOTHYN in a 4 minute brutal one-sided Challenge fight.
GRIM REAPER bested ULL HARDHAMMER in a crowd pleasing 3 minute Challenge conflict.
THERMOPYLAE demolished AZRAEL in a 1 minute mismatched match.
CORNELIUS overpowered ULTHAR STORMHELM in a 1 minute mismatched conflict.
SALAMIS overpowered ULTHAR REDBLADE in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
ULTHAR THE PIOUS was viciously subdued by ALESIA in a action packed 1 minute duel.
ATLANTA devastated CUMULUS in a popular 1 minute mismatched brawl.
ULL BLOODSTORM was narrowly defeated by RAT'S NEST in a 3 minute veteran's match.
FREKI was beaten by MARLENUS in a crowd pleasing 1 minute fight.
SIGURD slimly lost to SHELBY in a 3 minute contest.
SLOCUM was overpowered by ULL HELMSPLITTER in a 1 minute uneven fight.
DEATH KNIGHT was demolished by CRASSUS in a 2 minute uneven bout.
MARCH was viciously subdued by FLAVIUS in a crowd pleasing 1 minute gory fray.
LYNX was subdued by DELIUM in a popular 5 minute gruesome fight.
PANDEMONIUM overpowered MORDANT DESERTER in a 1 minute uneven fight.
JAN PREMYSL OTOKAR defeated LIVIUS in a 1 minute novice's bout.
THE POTOMAC vanquished LORD FLAIR in a 1 minute uneven bout.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                 14         SLASHING ATTACK   17 -  11 -  0      61  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                  10         WALL OF STEEL     18 -  12 -  0      60  |
|AIMED BLOW                       5         STRIKING ATTACK   65 -  53 -  5      55  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      5         LUNGING ATTACK    56 -  52 -  4      52  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   4         TOTAL PARRY       29 -  36 -  0      45  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     3         AIMED BLOW        27 -  37 -  0      42  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         BASHING ATTACK    26 -  36 -  5      42  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         PARRY-LUNGE        5 -   7 -  0      42  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      5 -  11 -  0      31  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-STRIKE       5 -  12 -  0      29  |

Turn 295 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:

WALL OF STEEL      2 -  0     STRIKING ATTACK    6 -  8         4  STRIKING ATTACK
PARRY-STRIKE       2 -  1     AIMED BLOW         2 -  3         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  1     TOTAL PARRY        2 -  3         2  SLASHING ATTACK
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  1     BASHING ATTACK     1 -  3         1  AIMED BLOW     
LUNGING ATTACK     5 -  5     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  1         1  WALL OF STEEL  

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  EXECUTIONER 5951           11   3  2  143 RETRIBUTION (608)
LUNGING ATTACK   CORNELIUS 3485             16   3  0  134 CAESAR'S POOL HALL (350)
WALL OF STEEL    RAT'S NEST 5976             7   3  1   57 CHAOS (611)
TOTAL PARRY      HLOTHYN 5853               12   9  0   45 SOL INVICTUS (469)
PARRY-STRIKE     SHELBY 5958                 6   4  0   43 SHERMANS STABLE (578)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is LOWLY WORM 5383.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was LYNX 5960.  The ten other most popular fighters were ULL BLOODSTORM 5897, ULL 
HARDHAMMER 6170, STARVATION 5971, ALESIA 5989, RAT'S NEST 5976, EXECUTIONER 5951, 
ANTIOCH 5987, SIGURD 6148, FLAVIUS 6198, and VINDICATOR 5950.

The least popular fighter this week was LORD FLAIR 6239.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were DELIUM 6187, MARCH 5998, SLOCUM 5919, ULTHAR STORMHELM 5556, AZRAEL 
5966, HLOTHYN 5853, BADGER 5576, LOWLY WORM 5383, WULFGAR 6222, and YZRX THE YETI 
6167.