DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 12/17/2004    Duedate: 01/13/2005

TROCAR ARENA

DM-54    TURN-189

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

POSITION IS EMPTY

Chartered Recognition LeaderUnchartered Recognition Leader

POSITION IS EMPTY              POSITION IS EMPTY

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

BATTLEBLADE                    YOHANN'S MAMA
EYE OF THE STORM (221)         EYE OF THE STORM (221)
(54-2071) [7-4-0,66]           (54-2286) [3-2-1,22]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

KATHOUSE (278)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. EYE OF THE STORM (221)      52
2. TRADERS OF TROCAR (252)     10      EYE OF THE STORM (221)
3. KATHOUSE (278)               7      Unchartered Team
4. PLAGUES (273)                0
                                       I WISH (222)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 2 EYE OF THE STORM (221)    32  25  5 56.1   1/ 1 KATHOUSE (278)           10  3 0
 2/ 3 KATHOUSE (278)            23  19  1 54.8   2/ 2 TRADERS OF TROCAR (252)   9  6 0
 3- 4 PLAGUES (273)             51  49  0 51.0   3/ 4 EYE OF THE STORM (221)    7  8 2
 4/ 5 TRADERS OF TROCAR (252)  140 144  6 49.3   4- 3 PLAGUES (273)             3  2 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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                         ---===DELARQUAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 510): GOOEYDUCK of LAB EXPERIMENTS (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 396): YELLOW PIKE of THE GOLDEN FISH (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 515): GREEN BEAN of VEGGIES (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 511): WHITE WIND of MAYAN WHITE (Myrrdin, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 510): FREDERICK DOUGLASS of I'M HISTORY (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 514): THIRD OMEN of DARK PANTHEON (Doc Steele, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 511): GOKU of WASTELAND II (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 506): LUNELLE of THE MOONDOGS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 498): SALT of SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 496): GINA TAILIA of FEVER PITCH (Alfredo Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  36 COSMOWORLD (turn 470): CLURACAN of THE DREAMING (P-Diddy, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 461): CRAPOLA CRAYON of THE LOST SOULS (Stimpy, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 202): HOMEY CIDE of CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 448): BOZO of CLOWNING AROUND (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 396): SPIDER-MAN of WENSINWASIN M.H. (Youngblood, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 188): CERISA of TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jinda, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 176): PLAGUEBEARER of SHADOWLAND (DeGotti, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 346): TRAIN of PUBLIC TRANSIT (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 153): ORPHAN of X-POSSE (Savant, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 389): DR DAZZLE of PEPPER PRACTICE II from ANDOR (The Muffin
                             Man, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 510): MANNEQUIN'S BEST (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 396): GLORY BOUND TROLLS (DeGotti, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 515): VEGGIES (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 511): PURPLE AND GOLD (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 510): I'M HISTORY (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 514): DARK PANTHEON (Doc Steele, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 511): WASTELAND II (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 506): TERRAPIN STATION (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 498): CENTER FOR OLDS (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 496): GRIM FANDANGO (Stik, mgr.)
 DM  36 COSMOWORLD (turn 470): THE CHADS (Rillion, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 461): EAGLES CLAW (Talon Volksie, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 202): CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 448): COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 396): DARK HORSEMEN (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 188): KATHOUSE (Kat, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 176): HELTER SKELTER (Cosmo, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 346): DEVIL'S MAYHEM (Dincuru Feadagnor?, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 153): KNIGHTS TEMPLAR (Baphomet, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 389): BLACK PRIMERS, etc. (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 395): ANALIRA of THE GOLDEN FISH (Nick, mgr.)
                           LUBAYA  THE GOLDEN FISH (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 505): CUP O'PIZZA of THE JERKS (Ebenezer Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 495): BAD ACID of COSMIC FREAK OUT (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 460): STEVEN SCIMITAR of EAGLES CLAW (Talon Volksie, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 201): LAHRS ENNY of CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
                               ANGELOST of DARQUE ANGELS (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 188): CERISA of TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jinda, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 176): PLAGUEBEARER of SHADOWLAND (DeGotti, mgr.)
              (turn 175): FEDIFENSOR of DAMAGE INC. (Tripwire, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 345): CHIP ENSER of MIDDLE WAY 10 (Nick, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     A Gurtargan Monk?  That's all you could find to fight me for the title?  Cheese.
Dwarven Kung-Fu at it's stupidest.  Dwarves are FAMOUS for their armor, and I
defeated this one by "striking him on the arm with my parries."

                                        Cerisa

P.S.  Greatsword?  Good gods, I can't even LIFT a greatsword!  It's bigger than I am.

                                      SPY REPORT

     Hail and well met warriors of TROCAR!  Know me for who I am, Zontani Sharp Eyes, 
Spymaster extraordinaire of all Alastari.  CHAOS WARRIOR caught the eye of many in 
the gladiatorial commission as it skillfully bested KATRINE and was awarded 22 points 
in recognition.  In one of the week's more notable duels, BATTLEBLADE put down 
DAROSHTAN, causing him to lose 13 points of recognition in the process.  Not for 
nothing has CERISA in the past laid claim to the Duelmaster's throne, and this week 
she's proven hers combat skill yet again.  No confirmation, but my sources claim that 
the top team has gained their position using magical aids.  Charmed weapons perhaps?  
     I have been in deep conclave with my spies who watched all that has recently 
transpired.  Indeed there is much I would report.  Mighty fighters cannot but expect 
competition from those below.  YOHANN'S MAMA take warning!  You have more than a few 
enemies in TROCAR.   
     Is not Death a warrior's foremost adviser?   Warriors, may this counselor stand 
ready at your right hand forever!  I must report the passing of KATRINE, veteran of 
many duels.  5-5-0 final record Hers was not illustrious--but death plays no 
favorites.  Fate is a fickle mistress.  She showers the miserable with fortune but 
sets enemies against the victorious.  Remember this!   
     A thought before I go.  Each warrior practices one style, but must not the wise 
manager learn the secrets of them all?  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 we meet again, remember:  a turtle walks slow, hides head in a shell, and harms 
no one; a lion runs to slay its prey.-- Zontani Sharp Eyes  

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-IN-LAWS 2593                 13   7  0   106       PLAGUES (273)
-LAWYER 2595                  12   8  0   105       PLAGUES (273)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-KILLER BEE 2596               9  11  0    88       PLAGUES (273)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CHAOS WARRIOR 2069            7   5  2    66       EYE OF THE STORM (221)
 BATTLEBLADE 2071              7   4  0    66       EYE OF THE STORM (221)
 KATZEN JAMMER 2624            6   3  1    58       KATHOUSE (278)
 KAT CHING 2623                6   4  0    58       KATHOUSE (278)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-LOCUST 2594                   8  12  0    50       PLAGUES (273)
 DAROSHTAN 2602               11  12  0    47       TRADERS OF TROCAR (252)
 WASTELANDER 2134              5   1  1    46       EYE OF THE STORM (221)
-FIREANT 2592                  9  11  0    42       PLAGUES (273)
 KAT CHI 2620                  6   1  0    42       KATHOUSE (278)
 WIMPERETTA 2655              11   7  0    40       TRADERS OF TROCAR (252)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DOOMRUNNER 2070               5   7  1    23       EYE OF THE STORM (221)
 YOHANN'S MAMA 2286            3   2  1    22       EYE OF THE STORM (221)
 VIRET 2727                    3   4  0    22       TRADERS OF TROCAR (252)
 PALLINEA 2735                 1   0  0    10       TRADERS OF TROCAR (252)
 EL GATO 2734                  0   1  0     1       KATHOUSE (278)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
KATRINE 2622           5  5 0 KATHOUSE 278          CHAOS WARRIOR 2069    189         
SILVERBOLT 2554       10  8 0 RUNNING AMOK 238      A.O. HELL 2523        185 NOT REVE

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
PALLADIARUM 2710       5  6 0 TRADERS OF TROCAR 252 CHAOS WARRIOR 2069    188         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Wastelander -- Perhaps if you were to get that storm out of your eye, you could see
better for the purposes of dodging and parrying? -- Daroshtan

Battleblade -- Wearing a garlic necklace was a low blow.  TOTALLY unfair.  I didn't
want to kill you, just a little nibble is all.... -- Wimperetta

Chaos Warrior -- It just FIGURES.  You being a neuter golem and all.  Golems hate me,
you know.  Well, of course you know, being one.  It's been a problem for years, and
now I have to go to Ahringol's realm and face DEAD golems.  That really bites. --
Ghost of Palladiarum

The Trocaran Deserter may be a dirty, rotten coward, but he teaches well.  I will
forgive him much for that.  Uh...as long as you know that "forgive" is not the same
as "forget."  He IS a deserter, after all, and they're not to be trusted.  Ever. --
Viret

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

8 December 2004
Battle Royal 4
     The Battle Royal arena contests are one of the purest tests of manager skill
available. The rules are simple.  The scoring is simple.  The updates are live.  If
you would like to participate, simply get a team ready in Talcama in the next month
and announce in the personals that you're in.  The prize is bragging rights and
having your name along side previous winners (Doc Steele, Manray Frothingslosh, and
Manager).  It is a brutal contest, but it is a lot of fun!
     Basic rules:  No avoiding other contest teams.  Score = Wins + Kills - Losses.
Only fights against other BR teams count.  First team to 25 wins!
     BR4 begins in Talcama (DM 18) on turn 502, due on Jan 29, 2005.
     Visit http://www.geocities.com/assurnasir/br4 for more information.

8 December 2004
TURF WAR IV -- GRAND CONTEST NOTICE!
     The Turf War IV Grand Contest will commence on Turn 221 (approx. February 22,
2005).  For those who have never participated, Turf Wars are alliance-type contest
and Winner-Takes-All.  There are no 2nd place winners!
     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 name 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 TW4.
Managers must:
     A.  Submit one (1) RSI Roll-up Gift Certificate to participate;
     B.  Announce their intent to compete with manager name, team name and alliance
         in which they will be fighting under, in the DM #47 North Fork newsletter.
Rules:
1.  No scoring will begin until an RSI Roll-up Gift Certificate is received.  No
    exceptions will be made.
2.  Before a manager can compete, he must be acknowledged and verified by the Captain
    of the alliance he has claimed for;
    A.  The following turn, points will begin to be awarded or subtracted;
3.  Only one (1) team per manager may compete.  No multiple aliases please (we'll be
    checking this and if caught...you'll be disqualified and no refund);
4.  The contest will end on Turn 233 (12 turns!).  Winners will be announced on Turn
    234 and prizes sent to winning alliance between Turn 233 and 234.
5.  No declarations will be acknowledged after Turn 231.
6.  For the purpose of scoring, I reserve the right to make all final decisions.
Scoring:         Win    Lose     Kill     Die
Challenge         +2     -2       +5       -5
Match-up          +1     -1       +1       -5
Bloodfeud         +2     -5       +5       -10
Champion          x2     x2       x2       x2
Downchallenge     +2     -5       +2       -10
Dark Arena       +10     -5       xx       xx
Special Scoring:
     A.  Each mention in the Spy Report is worth 5 points;
     B.  Each Style Master is worth 5 points;
Champions:
     A.  Champions may be declared, but are not mandatory.  If declared, they must be
         in the Adepts or lower brackets.
Bloodfeuds:
     A.  Bloodfeuds will count for all four turns.  However, the same warrior may not
         bloodfeud all four turns.  A penalty of -10 will be given to the team who
         violates this rule.
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
         x10!
     D.  Each alliance begins with zero (0) points.
     E.  Dark Arena may be used on the first turn of every warrior with no penalty.
     F.  T.V.'s won after contest begins gain a Triple rate of scoring.
     G.  T.C.'s won after the contest begins gain a multiple of 10 scoring.
     H.  No switching alliances once verified by an alliance.
     Any questions or concerns may be addressed (if you're incarcerated) to:
Baphomet, mgr. Knights Templar (268), DM #47 -- North Fork.
     If you're in the free world:  Rick Strigner  Merit East
                                   SCI  P.O. Box 500
                                   Georgetown, DE  19947-0500
P.S.  Prizes are:
     A.  100% of the roll-up certs
     B.  Currently under negotiations with R.S.I. for other prizes
     C.  A special prize from me that I will discuss with the Captain of the winning
         alliance.

15 December 2004
The Company of Brothers Alliance would like to welcome Azereth as our newest member.
We are sure he will be an asset to both our alliance and the dueling community! --
Baphomet, Co-Founder T.C.B.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

KAT CHI devastated YOHANN'S MAMA in a 2 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
CERISA viciously subdued SHAGORNAN WILD MAN in a 1 minute brutal uneven battle.
DAROSHTAN was overpowered by BATTLEBLADE in a 1 minute mismatched duel.
KATRINE was butchered by CHAOS WARRIOR in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
KAT CHING demolished RIRORNI SLAVER in a 2 minute gruesome mismatched competition.
KATZEN JAMMER defeated RIRORNI SLAVER in a 2 minute struggle.
WIMPERETTA was overpowered by WASTELANDER in a popular 1 minute mismatched brawl.
DOOMRUNNER was overcome by VIRET in a 2 minute melee.
EL GATO was vanquished by PALLINEA in a 1 minute uneven duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         PARRY-LUNGE        5 -   1 -  1      83  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         SLASHING ATTACK   16 -   5 -  0      76  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         TOTAL PARRY       22 -  15 -  0      59  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         STRIKING ATTACK   28 -  22 -  4      56  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         BASHING ATTACK    10 -   8 -  0      56  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         PARRY-STRIKE       1 -   1 -  1      50  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      8 -   8 -  0      50  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         WALL OF STEEL      7 -   8 -  0      47  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         LUNGING ATTACK    12 -  14 -  0      46  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         AIMED BLOW         9 -  11 -  0      45  |

Turn 189 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     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         4  STRIKING ATTACK
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  1         3  SLASHING ATTACK
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     LUNGING ATTACK     0 -  3         1  TOTAL PARRY    
TOTAL PARRY        1 -  0                                       1  AIMED BLOW     
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  0                                       1  BASHING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  1                                       1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
AIMED BLOW         1 -  1     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  CHAOS WARRIOR 2069          7   5  2   66 EYE OF THE STORM (221)
SLASHING ATTACK  KATZEN JAMMER 2624          6   3  1   58 KATHOUSE (278)
BASHING ATTACK   KAT CHING 2623              6   4  0   58 KATHOUSE (278)
TOTAL PARRY      KAT CHI 2620                6   1  0   42 KATHOUSE (278)
AIMED BLOW       WIMPERETTA 2655            11   7  0   40 TRADERS OF TROCAR (252)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is BATTLEBLADE 2071.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was YOHANN'S MAMA 2286.  The ten other most popular fighters were KAT CHING 
2623, KATZEN JAMMER 2624, WASTELANDER 2134, CHAOS WARRIOR 2069, DOOMRUNNER 2070, 
VIRET 2727, KAT CHI 2620, BATTLEBLADE 2071, KATRINE 2622, and WIMPERETTA 2655.

The least popular fighter this week was EL GATO 2734.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were DAROSHTAN 2602, PALLINEA 2735, WIMPERETTA 2655, KATRINE 2622, 
BATTLEBLADE 2071, KAT CHI 2620, VIRET 2727, DOOMRUNNER 2070, CHAOS WARRIOR 2069, and 
WASTELANDER 2134.

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

CERISA (54-2414) TRADERS OF TROCAR (252)

                                FACE-TO-FACE XXXIV

     Our next Winter Face-to-Face will be held on Martin Luther King weekend, Friday 
through Sunday, 14-16 January 2005, at the Embassy Suites in Tempe, Arizona (4400 S 
Rural Rd--this is the same hotel as last year).  Room rates are $139.00 per night, 
1-4 occupancy, which includes breakfast.  The rooms are blocked.  The reservations 
number is 480-897-7444; tell them you're with the "Reality Simulations Face to Face 
Convention" block.  Our room block will be released in mid-December, so please make 
sure you reserve your room before then! 
     Room rates include a full cooked-to-order breakfast and a complimentary two-hour 
manager's reception.  There is a free shuttle to the airport, as well as free parking.  
The hotel is located down the freeway in Tempe.  All rooms have high speed internet 
(for an extra charge).  There is a fitness center, jacuzzi, and pool, and of course a 
bar and Mexican restaurant inside the hotel.  And there's Denny's right across the 
street.  Look for transportation info in the tournament information sheet.
     The tournament information sheet/strategy sheet should be out sometime in late 
November/early December. 
     If you haven't been to a Face-to-Face before, you're overdue.  If you have, 
you'll be back.  Don't miss this one, it'll be a blast!  See you there! 

                                          -- Green Eyes and the RSI Staff

                 MAIL-IN TOURNEY XXXVIII

PRIMUS TOURNEY                         W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
TIMKORD 979 (175-124-1)                2  3  0         LOONY TEAM           
WOLFINMYCLOTHES 961 (213-116-9)        2  3  0         SIS BOOM BAA         

ADM TOURNEY                            W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
SEX ON THE BEACH 2435 (32-20-3)        0  2  0         INDULGENT DRINKS     

CHAMPIONS TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
A.O. HELL 2523 (14-5-1)                1  3  0         USELESS TOOLS        
IN-LAWS 2593 (13-7-0)                  0  2  0         PLAGUES              

ADEPTS TOURNEY                         W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
NO-STICK TAPE 2541 (13-4-1)            8  3  0         USELESS TOOLS        

INITIATES TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
KATRINE 2622 (5-3-0)                   1  3  0         KATHOUSE             

ROOKIES TOURNEY                        W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
YAHOO WAHOO 2733 (0-0-0)               5  3  0         USELESS TOOLS        

DEAD CHALLENGERS TOURNEY               W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
SLIPPERY NIPPLE 2478 (14-10-1)         3  3  0         INDULGENT DRINKS     

DEAD CHAMPIONS TOURNEY                 W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
INVISIBLE INK 2021 (3-4-0)             2  3  0         USELESS TOOLS        
SILVERBOLT 2554 (10-8-0)               1  3  0         RUNNING AMOK