Date   : 11/01/2006    Duedate: 11/14/2006


DM-35    TURN-525

This Weeks Top Honors


(35-3926) [23-12-1,100]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

KAI                            THE GODS ARE ANGRY
(35-3873) [23-31-0,108]        (35-3983) [1-0-0,14]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

KAI                            DIG DUG
(35-3873) [23-31-0,108]        (35-3926) [23-12-1,100]



Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. HOUSE OF PAIN (63)          14
2. CHILDREN OF LLYR (141)       3      BUSY, BUSYTOWN (360)
3. BUSY, BUSYTOWN (360)         2      Unchartered Team
4. THE BEARS (253)              0
5. URBAN JUNGLE (259)           0      HOUSE OF PAIN (63)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 BUSY, BUSYTOWN (360)      84  53  7 61.3   1/ 1 CHILDREN OF LLYR (141)    9  6 0
 2- 2 THE BEARS (253)          380 280 28 57.6   2/ 2 BUSY, BUSYTOWN (360)      5  1 0
 3/ 3 FLIPPERS ARCADE (366)     83  76  6 52.2   3/ 4 FLIPPERS ARCADE (366)     4  8 0
 4- 4 URBAN JUNGLE (259)        57  56  6 50.4   4- 3 THE BEARS (253)           3  0 1
 5/ 5 CHILDREN OF LLYR (141)   562 835 20 40.2   5- 5 URBAN JUNGLE (259)        2  2 0
 6/ 0*HOUSE OF PAIN (63)         4   9  0 30.8   6/ 0*HOUSE OF PAIN (63)        1  0 0

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

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     Good try, Q*bert.  Your day will come.

                                    Cadal Coontz

                                      SPY REPORT

     Well, what are you looking at, MURSKA?  Ain't you never seen Snide Clemens 
before?  Ah, shaddup and listen to my news.  Of course, we're all terribly impressed 
to see THE GODS ARE ANGRY win a fight and gain 14 points, terribly.  Tsk, tsk, BALIN 
beat PITFALL HARRY and PITFALL HARRY lost 9 points.  You're breakin' my heart.  And 
it's out with the old, in with the new, as DIG DUG takes the Title and last week's 
bar tab from the old Duelmaster.  Heh, heh.  The Howling Wolf, humph!  I've tasted 
better ale at mortuaries.  Where do they get this stuff?  From MURSKA's trash dumps?  
     My mother always told me, 'If you don't have anything nice to say, start 
talking.' I loved that woman.  What's the big D?  CHILDREN OF LLYR was the most 
avoided team?  Bunch of lily livered... grumble... mumble... curse...  And it looks 
like HOUSE OF PAIN avoided them the most this turn.  What a pack of would be losers, 
if you ask me.  Hmph.   
     Some people like volunteer work in the hospitals.  I volunteer for MURSKA's 
morgue.  More variety.  Honor is like a chainmail shirt, it only shines through use.  
Certain nameless cowards will doubtless rebuke me on this one.   
     What does the MURSKA arena have in common with the inns?  It's just as 
comfortable to sleep in either place.  Ha ha ha ha!  Well, I've had enough of this 
drivel, and I'm sure you have too.  Off like a dirty shirt of padded leather.  Glad 
to see the back of this place-- Snide Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DIG DUG 3926                 23  12  1   100       FLIPPERS ARCADE (366)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KAI 3873                     23  31  0   108       CHILDREN OF LLYR (141)
 FARON 3954                   13   4  0   103       CHILDREN OF LLYR (141)
-MURSKAN PATRIOT 3412         12   6  0    94       URBAN JUNGLE (259)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 Q*BERT 3928                  19  15  4    76       FLIPPERS ARCADE (366)
 JUNGLE KING 3930             14  20  0    70       FLIPPERS ARCADE (366)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BALIN 3955                   13   4  0    62       CHILDREN OF LLYR (141)
-THE ONE 3965                  6   0  2    61       THE BEARS (253)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PITFALL HARRY 3927           12  19  0    55       FLIPPERS ARCADE (366)
 TOURNEY SCUM 3943             8   0  0    48       BUSY, BUSYTOWN (360)
-LUCY JORDAN 2669              7  16  0    42       URBAN JUNGLE (259)
-MANDOLIN WIND 3489            5   0  2    42       URBAN JUNGLE (259)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-HICK 3500                     1   0  1    33       URBAN JUNGLE (259)
 BILDIS 3978                   3   2  0    27       CHILDREN OF LLYR (141)
-IN VAIN 3436                  5  10  0    25       URBAN JUNGLE (259)
-TORMENTOR 530                 2   1  0    24       HOUSE OF PAIN (63)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DR. STRANGE 3971              1   0  0    16       THE BEARS (253)
 THE GODS ARE ANGRY 3983       1   0  0    14       HOUSE OF PAIN (63)
-SHADOW DIVER 3981             1   0  0    13       THE BEARS (253)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
MR. FIXIT 3905        11 22 0 BUSY, BUSYTOWN 360    THE ONE 3965          523         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Dingo Dog -- Ah, that's what I get for being too sure of myself, hmm?  Such is life.
-- Faron
P.S.  Be assured that even if I graduate, I WILL avoid you.

Dig Dug -- Bah.  And also pfui. -- Kai

Lucy Jordan -- You're right about it being a jungle out there, but I don't think you
could count this as "urban." -- Balin

5 October 2006
*Turf War IV Rules*

     Everyone may participate; known alliances, new alliances, or temporary alliances
created to compete in the Turf War! However, to participate, each alliance must:
     A.  Announce the alliance and the Captain of the alliance in the North Fork (DM
         47) newsletter.
Captains are responsible for:
     a.  verifying those who wish to participate under the banner of their alliance;
     b.  distribution of prizes should their alliance win the Turf War.
Managers must:
     a.  Submit one (1) RSI Roll-Up Gift Certificate to participate to:
          Baphomet, mgr. Knights Templar (568), DM 47 -- North Fork, or
          Rick Stringer
          13 St. Michael's CT
          Elkton, MD 21921
     b.  Announce their intent to compete with manager name, team name and alliance
         they will be fighting under in the North Fork (DM 47) newsletter.
     1.  No scoring will begin until a Gift Cert is received.  No exceptions.
     2.  Before a manager can compete, he/she must declare and be verified by the
         Captain of the alliance he/she has claimed for;
     3.  Only one (1) team per player may compete.  NO multiple aliases please.
         Violations will result in disqualification.
     4.  The contest will begin on the turn following the January F2F and run for 12
     5.  The turn  a declaration and verification will begin the scoring process.
     6.  No declarations or verifications will be accepted after Turn 10 of the Turf
         War 5.
     7.  For the purpose of scoring, I reserve the right to make all final decisions.
                  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
Downchallenge     -10      xx      -10       xx
Dark Arena        +10      -5       xx       xx
Special Scoring:
     a.  Each mention in the Spy Report is worth 2 points (team mentions only!)
     b.  Each Style Master is worth 2 points.
     c.  Duelmaster Throne is worth 2 points
     a.  Champions may be declared, but are not mandatory.  If declared, the Champion
         must be in the Adepts or lower brackets on the turn they are declared
         without having gone above the Adepts bracket at any time...including
         transferred teams.  (I'll be watching for this occurrence!)
     a.  Bloodfeuds count for all four (4) turns.  However, the same warrior may not
         be used all four turns.  4 turns means 4 separate warriors.  A penalty of
         -10 will be given to the team who violates this.
Special Conditions:
     a.  I reserve the right for all final decisions.
     b.  If I make a mistake, I'll multiply the points by 2.
     c.  If you claim I did, and *YOU* are wrong, I'll subtract points at the rate of
     d.  Each alliance begins with zero (0) points.
     e.  Dark Arena may be used on the first turn of every warrior with no penalty
         (this means a warrior with 0 FE).
     f.  TVs won after the contest begins gain a 25 point one time score once the
         tourney reports are posted in the NL.
     g.  TCs won after the contest begins gain a 50 point one time score with the
         same conditions as noted for TVs.
     h.  NO switching alliance once verified by an alliance that a team has declared
     i.  Only 7 teams are permitted per alliance for the Turf War 5.
     Turf Wars are a "Winner Takes All" type contest.  All prizes and 100% of the RU
Certs will be given to the Captain of the winning alliance and it is his/her
responsibility to give these to the alliance membership.
     I have requested from RSI the following:
     a.  renaming of the orth Fork (DM 47) arena;
     b.  renaming of Dark Arena Monsters;
     c.  known favourite rhythms for one warrior on each team of the winning
         alliance.  This warrior would be in the Initiates or above brackets on the
         last turn of the Turf War (they must have at least one arena fight to
         receive this award).
               Baphomet, Host of TW5
Special Note:  A downchallenge is considered from a higher bracket to a lower
bracket.  Same bracket, more recognition points?  Not a downchallenge!

20 October 2006
In accordance with those rules set forth by the Lady of the Realm, I hereby announce
the formation of a small group of managers calling themselves "The Outsiders".  The
group consists of the following members:
     Doc LeGrande
     Street Legal
     This group has only one rule.  Respect the play of the managers of this
alliance.  We have no worries about not playing by the rules set forth by others.  We
fight the way we like, and all those in this group appreciate what tools each manager
brings.  We have managers from the Delarquan, Andorian and Free Blade regions.  We
have managers that focus on the tournament arenas, and we have those that focus on
the regular city arenas.  We have those in our ranks that fight with honor and
respect for all, and we have those that have a bloodlust that cannot be quenched.
     Our goal is simple.  To create a ensemble of managers that will show their
prowess in the land of Alastari, and to bring a new level of competition to all those
that share the sands with our warriors.  Our warriors are many throughout the land.
We have no home arena.  We have no pacts we abide by.  Our fighters range from
Mordant to Talcama, from Lapur to Lyratilan, Aruak City to Valamantis, the Primus
arena to Talahya, and many more arenas throughout the land.
     Whether we are sought out or ignored makes no difference to us.  We are what we
are.  We fight how we fight.  And we do it however we wish.  We have no rules.  We
have no leader or ruler.  Be prepared.  We are.

20 October 2006
The Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire respond thus to the Avengers of the Light:
Where are you?  EACH AND EVERY Dark Knight can be found in arenas 31 and 52.  Your
pretty words mean less than nothing if you won't fight.  EVERY Dark Knight is more

than willing to back up their talk.  So...we give you three turns in either 31 or 52,
REPEAT 31 or 52 to show up or shut up.  If you don't show we'll let all of Alastari
know the Avengers are indeed cowards! -- Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

CADAL COONTZ was viciously subdued by DIG DUG in a 2 minute master's Title fight.
KAI demolished JUNGLE KING in a 1 minute one-sided melee.
FARON overpowered Q*BERT in a 1 minute mismatched duel.
PITFALL HARRY was bested by BALIN in a 4 minute gory fight.
TOURNEY SCUM outlasted BILDIS in a 7 minute master vs. beginner competition.
THE GODS ARE ANGRY overpowered CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute one-sided struggle.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         STRIKING ATTACK    2 -   0 -  0     100  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         TOTAL PARRY       13 -   4 -  0      76  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         SLASHING ATTACK   14 -   5 -  0      74  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         LUNGING ATTACK    17 -   8 -  2      68  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         AIMED BLOW         6 -   5 -  0      55  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         BASHING ATTACK     8 -   8 -  1      50  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      5 -   6 -  0      45  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         WALL OF STEEL      8 -  13 -  0      38  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   0         PARRY-STRIKE       2 -   5 -  0      29  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-LUNGE        1 -   5 -  0      17  |

Turn 525 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    DIG DUG 3926               23  12  1  100 FLIPPERS ARCADE (366)
SLASHING ATTACK  FARON 3954                 13   4  0  103 CHILDREN OF LLYR (141)
TOTAL PARRY      BALIN 3955                 13   4  0   62 CHILDREN OF LLYR (141)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is KAI 3873.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
DIG DUG 3926.  The ten other most popular fighters were PITFALL HARRY 3927, FARON 
3954, THE GODS ARE ANGRY 3983, KAI 3873, BALIN 3955, JUNGLE KING 3930, Q*BERT 3928, 
BILDIS 3978, TOURNEY SCUM 3943, and  0.

The least popular fighter this week was TOURNEY SCUM 3943.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were BILDIS 3978, Q*BERT 3928, JUNGLE KING 3930, BALIN 3955, KAI 
3873, THE GODS ARE ANGRY 3983, FARON 3954, PITFALL HARRY 3927, DIG DUG 3926, and  0.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:


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



     For those of you who keep track of such things, 5 additional warriors graduated 
from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament.  

                       TONY TWILO (5-4525) of HOUSE OF PANCAKES
                           MARCIE (36-6076) of MER DE NOMS
                          WAR EAGLE (55-3289) of DRAGONFYRE
                         WIPEY (82-12634) of UNJUSTLY RENAMED 
                           FORMIDABLE (82-17495) of F-TROOP 

Congrats to the grads. -- Green Eyes