Date   : 11/04/2006    Duedate: 11/17/2006


DM-42    TURN-498

This Weeks Top Honors


(42-4175) [17-43-3,97]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

DELVERS (154)                  
(42-4175) [17-43-3,97]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

DELVERS (154)                  DELVERS (154)
(42-4175) [17-43-3,97]         (42-4175) [17-43-3,97]



Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. COLOR ME SUAVE (322)        30
2. BEASTIAL LEGION (391)        4      COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
3. KLK RANGE HAMMERZ (379)    -23      Unchartered Team
4. DELVERS (154)              -29
                                       BEASTIAL LEGION (391)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)     450 324 23 58.1   1/ 2 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)     10  5 2
 2/ 2*BEASTIAL LEGION (391)     15  17  2 46.9   2/ 1 DELVERS (154)             7  7 0
 3/ 3 KLK RANGE HAMMERZ (379)   12  16  2 42.9   3/ 3*BEASTIAL LEGION (391)     3  5 0
 4/ 4 DELVERS (154)            471 631 12 42.7   4/ 4 KLK RANGE HAMMERZ (379)   2  4 1

    '*'   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.

      Khalhums Dwarf?  Hah, a worthless little pipsqueak.


                                      SPY REPORT

     I was going on vacation, see?  Surf, sun...  But what do those bums say?  "Hit 
the road, Debby Tonte.  RODEKI needs a spyreport."  Oh, well.  Like, DELVERS had to 
be so embarrassed when they got kicked off #1 spot by COLOR ME SUAVE!  Way to go 
COLOR ME SUAVE!  MVP award for ROCKSOCK?  DELVERS' proud of it after beating JOHN 
WAYNE HAMMER and getting 16 points.  Talk about yer major upsets!  JOHN WAYNE 
HAMMER's match with ROCKSOCK cost him a loss of 18 points!  Our last turn's 
Duelmaster has lost, folks, lost to KUNG-FU MASTER, and ROCKJAW has made the way for 
a new Duelmaster!  HANDSOME DOES of DELVERS takes ROCKJAW's place.  (But seriously, 
who could ever take the place of ROCKJAW?  Oh, all right.) Is the Duelmaster really 
being a real snob to his teammates?  Don't ask me!   
     Look, you guys stick to fighting, all right?  KLK RANGE HAMMERZ was RODEKI's 
most avoided team.  Is there some award for that?  Hhmph!  What kind of warriors are 
COLOR ME SUAVE?  KLK RANGE HAMMERZ, an easy team to beat if I ever saw one, can't get 
them to accept an invitation!   
     What does a fighter fight for?  I mean, the crowds don't give a hoot if someone 
gets killed.  Not after four more fights.  ROCKSOCK bloodfeuded (is that a word?) 
JOHN WAYNE HAMMER for revenge over some guy's bad fortune.  Was it really worth it?  
Fight, fight, fight.  Is that all you guys can do?   
     Remember, blood on a purple robe may stain.  Soak it in cold water, and hand 
wash.  I'm getting tired of writing this stuff, so I'm calling it quits.  Its been 
really albendranius!  Later, guys-- Debby Tonte  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HANDSOME DOES 4175           17  43  3    97       DELVERS (154)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ROCKJAW 4209                 26  14  1    93       DELVERS (154)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FREDIBAR 4236                17  13  0    88       DELVERS (154)
-WOLVERINE 4374                5   2  0    72       BEASTIAL LEGION (391)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ROCKSOCK 4253                 9  13  0    66       DELVERS (154)
 JOCKSTRAP JONES 4237         17  13  1    65       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MOP 4382                      9   1  1    53       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
 JOHN WAYNE HAMMER 4213        6   8  1    48       KLK RANGE HAMMERZ (379)
 SCADDIE 4381                  7   3  1    45       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
 QUICK DEAD HAMMER 4214        6   8  1    45       KLK RANGE HAMMERZ (379)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BADGER 4375                   5   2  0    32       BEASTIAL LEGION (391)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ACELESS DEUCER 4388           4   1  0    21       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
-RHINO 4384                    3   1  2    21       BEASTIAL LEGION (391)
 DELAWARE RUN 4400             1   0  1    12       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
-TERRESQUE 4386                0   4  0     4       BEASTIAL LEGION (391)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
PERSISTENT BEGGAR 4    0  1 0   1                   DELAWARE RUN 4400     498 NONE    
TRY AGAIN RUGS 4399    0  1 0 BEASTIAL LEGION 391   SHEWISH GIANT 21      498 NONE    
LEAFCUTTER BEAL 4268  11  9 1 DELVERS 154           JOHN WAYNE HAMME 4213 497 JUST REV

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Convicted Assassin?  How...thrilling. -- Fredibar

I expected at least ONE skill from the Kung-Fu Master, but he begins to look more
like a Kung-Fu Apprentice. -- Handsome Does

Jockstrap Jones -- You couldn've lost that as easily as not.  Then *I* could have won
it. -- Rocksock

John Wayne Hammer -- Hell. -- Ghost of Leafcutter Beal

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

2 November 2006
I received a Gift Certificate from someone.  I'm assuming it's for entry into the
Turf War 5.  Whoever sent this to me...please email me at rbaphomets@yahoo.com.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

TRY AGAIN RUGS was butchered by SHEWISH GIANT in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
ROCKJAW was vanquished by KUNG-FU MASTER in a 1 minute uneven battle.
HANDSOME DOES was narrowly defeated by KHALHUMS DWARF in a 3 minute Title fight.
FREDIBAR was bested by KHALHUMS DWARF in a 3 minute gory veteran's contest.
JOHN WAYNE HAMMER was demolished by ROCKSOCK in a 1 minute mismatched competition.
JOCKSTRAP JONES was viciously subdued by VETERAN MERCENARY in a 5 minute match.
MOP defeated QUICK DEAD HAMMER in a 2 minute melee.
SCADDIE vanquished FRATSFA SLAVE in a 1 minute uneven duel.
ACELESS DEUCER was vanquished by DANGEROUS CRIMINAL in a 1 minute uneven fight.
DELAWARE RUN dispatched PERSISTENT BEGGAR in a 2 minute brutal novice's fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         PARRY-LUNGE        4 -   1 -  0      80  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         LUNGING ATTACK     6 -   2 -  0      75  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         WALL OF STEEL     27 -  10 -  2      73  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         STRIKING ATTACK   19 -  12 -  3      61  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         BASHING ATTACK     8 -   6 -  2      57  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         SLASHING ATTACK    6 -   5 -  0      55  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         TOTAL PARRY        3 -   4 -  0      43  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      7 -  12 -  0      37  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         AIMED BLOW         7 -  17 -  1      29  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 498 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  ROCKJAW 4209               26  14  1   93 DELVERS (154)
WALL OF STEEL    FREDIBAR 4236              17  13  0   88 DELVERS (154)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is HANDSOME DOES 4175.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was HANDSOME DOES 4175.  The ten other most popular fighters were FREDIBAR 4236, 

The least popular fighter this week was ACELESS DEUCER 4388.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were ROCKJAW 4209, TRY AGAIN RUGS 4399, MOP 4382, JOHN WAYNE HAMMER 
ROCKSOCK 4253, and FREDIBAR 4236.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

ROCKJAW (42-4209) DELVERS (154)


     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