Date   : 02/24/2007    Duedate: 03/23/2007


DM-39    TURN-231

This Weeks Top Honors


(39-3606) [17-6-0,114]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

SMIRK                          POSITION IS EMPTY
CHEAP SHOTS (426)              
(39-3606) [17-6-0,114]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

BELLE COR                      BELLE COR
THE MIDDLE WAY (385)           THE MIDDLE WAY (385)
(39-3720) [13-10-1,101]        (39-3720) [13-10-1,101]



Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE MIDDLE WAY (385)        34
2. CHEAP SHOTS (426)           15      CHEAP SHOTS (426)
3. DOG SOLDIERS II (443)        0      Unchartered Team

                                       BLANK (107)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 CHEAP SHOTS (426)         78  18  0 81.3   1/ 1 CHEAP SHOTS (426)         8  3 0
 2/ 3 THE MIDDLE WAY (385)     219 240  9 47.7   2/ 2 THE MIDDLE WAY (385)      6  9 0
 3- 4 DOG SOLDIERS II (443)     30  37  4 44.8   3- 4 DOG SOLDIERS II (443)     3  2 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.

     It is me, Smirk, the Duelmaster, and I absolutely plan to say something in my DM
Column.  Let me make it easy on you.
     Smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk,
smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk,
smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk,
smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk, smirk,
smirk, smirk.
     Who could ask for anything more?
          Smirk, THE Duelmaster

                                      SPY REPORT

     Hail and well met warriors of XOCHITHLAN!  Know me for who I am, Zontani Sharp 
Eyes, Spymaster extraordinaire of all Alastari.  XYOKOR YAHL caught the eye of many 
in the gladiatorial commission as he skillfully bested RIRORNI WOMAN and was awarded 
16 points in recognition.  In one of the week's more notable duels, OPARA PERSI put 
down IGNORE, causing it to lose 5 points of recognition in the process.  Not for 
nothing has SMIRK in the past laid claim to the Duelmaster's throne, and this week 
it's proven its combat skill yet again.  Would you believe that over half of the old 
women in XOCHITHLAN seem to feel that they could fight better than you gladiators?   
     Many and various are the arts of battle.  In XOCHITHLAN "art" is a word that has 
long since passed from the language!  XOCHITHLAN, city of gladiators!  Mighty among 
the names of thy guilds is THE MYRMIDON, a guild shunned and avoided by many in the 
weekly duels.  If you didn't look down dark alleys you'd have been hard pressed to 
find any of CHEAP SHOTS last week.  Busy avoiding THE MYRMIDON?   
     Is not Death a warrior's foremost adviser?   Warriors, may this counselor stand 
ready at your right hand forever!  Dark alleys may hide both secrets and assassins.  
In the arena there is only the brightness of steel.  Keep vigil always!   
     A thought before I go.  Each warrior practices one style, but must not the wise 
manager learn the secrets of them all?  Sadly warriors, now longer can I keep thy 
company nor savor the ale of thy fine city.  Depart I must and soon!  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                  
 SMIRK 3606                   17   6  0   114       CHEAP SHOTS (426)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BELLE COR 3720               13  10  1   101       THE MIDDLE WAY (385)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-NAKOR 3757                    9   4  1    87       DOG SOLDIERS II (443)
 OPARA PERSI 3670             16  16  0    78       THE MIDDLE WAY (385)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-EYE RAISE 3604                9   0  0    63       CHEAP SHOTS (426)
 IGNORE 3605                  12   8  0    58       CHEAP SHOTS (426)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MORI NEB 3728                13   6  0    52       THE MIDDLE WAY (385)
-PONY 3755                     6   6  0    42       DOG SOLDIERS II (443)
-TUNTUN 3754                   6   6  0    37       DOG SOLDIERS II (443)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SNEAK 3766                    3   2  0    30       CHEAP SHOTS (426)
-TALON 3748                    4   1  2    27       DOG SOLDIERS II (443)
 XYOKOR YAHL 3767              3   3  0    25       THE MIDDLE WAY (385)
-NIUN 3764                     2   1  0    25       DOG SOLDIERS II (443)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SHRUG 3768                    1   0  0    10       CHEAP SHOTS (426)
 RENNOR SIMM 3784              0   1  0     1       THE MIDDLE WAY (385)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Another poor round for The Cheap Shots at 3-0-0.  When are we going to get back to
the five win scenario? -- Cheap Shot Management

Belle Cor -- You are right.  I am much better than Chuckle.  I like fighting you for
the easy wins.  Gotta love it, Babe. -- Smirk

Xyokor -- Well, sure, THAT worked for you! -- Sneak (snickering)

Smirk -- Good for you.  *I* don't want to be Duel2Dudette, and you'll make a fine
one!  The lace skirt is a good touch. -- Belle Cor

Sneak -- (confused look)  I didn't even see you come out, and the fight is over
already? -- Xyokor Yahl

A Collaborator?  With whom does this elf woman (snotty wench) collaborate? -- Quia
Rayne, confused

Huh, the Collaborator must be collaborating with the Handicapper. -- Opara Persi

Ignore -- Oh, I didn't notice you there.... -- Mori Neb

Chuckle -- (smirk) -- Belle Cor

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

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

14 February 2007
RSI is now taking rollups for a slow version of the No-Tournament arena.  Send your
rollup to RSI listing the arena as "Slow No Tournament".  Sign and send in the
following pledge:

* I pledge that I will not send warriors from this team to a Tournament, nor will I
  use a Tournament prize on a warrior from this team.
* I pledge to run a full team when I run turns in this arena.  If circumstances
  preclude my running less than a full team I will notify the Player Committee.
* I agree to abide by the decisions of the Player Committee.
* I understand that any warrior that participates in a Tournament shall be sent to
  the Dark Arena until they are dead.
* I understand that any warrior that receives a Tournament prize shall be send to the
  Dark Arena until they are dead.

The following are the rules for joining this No-Tournament arena 

1.  No tournament play (Dead tournament or otherwise)
2.  One team per manager
3.  Team starts with new rollup (or a zero fight equivalent team is transferred into
    this arena.)
4.  No tourney prizes allowed to modify warriors in the arena
5.  20 teams required, per RSI
6.  Waivers are required to allow self-regulation on tourney ban, granting RSI
    authority to Dark Arena any warrior that participates in a Tournament (until the
    warrior is dead.)
7.  Rotating council to enforce tourney ban and maintain arena integrity.

Hammer will be the focal point for this arena's Player Committee.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

SMIRK unbelievably bested BELLE COR in a action packed 4 minute master's Title fight.
IGNORE was handily defeated by OPARA PERSI in a 2 minute gruesome one-sided match.
MORI NEB bested SNEAK in a 2 minute veteran vs. novice contest.
XYOKOR YAHL demolished RIRORNI WOMAN in a 1 minute mismatched competition.
SHRUG vanquished RENNOR SIMM in a 1 minute mismatched fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         PARRY-LUNGE        1 -   0 -  0     100  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         TOTAL PARRY       19 -   6 -  0      76  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      8 -   4 -  0      67  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         STRIKING ATTACK    3 -   2 -  0      60  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         BASHING ATTACK    10 -   7 -  0      59  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         AIMED BLOW         4 -   3 -  0      57  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         SLASHING ATTACK    3 -   3 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         WALL OF STEEL     11 -  16 -  0      41  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         LUNGING ATTACK     7 -  11 -  1      39  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 231 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-RIPOSTE      1 -  0     AIMED BLOW         0 -  1         3  TOTAL PARRY    
STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         3  WALL OF STEEL  
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         1  SLASHING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        1 -  1     LUNGING ATTACK     0 -  0         1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  1     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  1         1  BASHING ATTACK 
                                                                1  AIMED BLOW     
                                                                1  PARRY-LUNGE    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
TOTAL PARRY      SMIRK 3606                 17   6  0  114 CHEAP SHOTS (426)
WALL OF STEEL    BELLE COR 3720             13  10  1  101 THE MIDDLE WAY (385)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is BELLE COR 3720.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was BELLE COR 3720.  The ten other most popular fighters were OPARA PERSI 3670, MORI 
NEB 3728, XYOKOR YAHL 3767, SHRUG 3768, SMIRK 3606, IGNORE 3605, SNEAK 3766, RENNOR 
SIMM 3784,  0, and  0.

The least popular fighter this week was RENNOR SIMM 3784.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were SNEAK 3766, IGNORE 3605, SMIRK 3606, SHRUG 3768, XYOKOR YAHL 
3767, MORI NEB 3728, OPARA PERSI 3670, BELLE COR 3720,  0, and  0.