DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 05/06/2005    Duedate: 06/02/2005

ILLIS ARENA

DM-59    TURN-182

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

OOKAZI
IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
(59-2401) [16-5-1,109]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

OOKAZI                         DEDALUS
IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)        VINCERE AUT MORI (293)
(59-2401) [16-5-1,109]         (59-2598) [4-3-0,46]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

SLAKER                         BLACKROCK
ISLANDERS (247)                DAMAGE INC. (71)
(59-2284) [16-27-1,76]         (59-2498) [4-7-1,38]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

ILL AVENGERS (290)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. VILE REAVERS (292)          47
2. KATHOUSE (288)              36      NOT QUITE (240)
3. IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)     30      Unchartered Team
4. BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)      29
5. VINCERE AUT MORI (293)      27      BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 NOT QUITE (240)           27  13  1 67.5   1/ 1 ILL AVENGERS (290)       14  1 2
 2/ 0*BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)     2   1  0 66.7   2/ 2 IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)  11  4 1
 3/ 3 ILL AVENGERS (290)        35  19  3 64.8   3/ 3 VILE REAVERS (292)       11  4 1
 4/ 2 SEA DOGS (282)            34  21  3 61.8   4/ 4 TEAM TOMORROW (281)       9  6 0
 5- 4 REVENGE (277)             21  13  2 61.8   5/ 5*DOK SIK KILLAS (296)      7  7 1
 6/ 5 IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)   85  54  4 61.2   6/ 7 SEA DOGS (282)            7  8 0
 7/ 7 VILE REAVERS (292)        32  23  1 58.2   7/11 CHAPEL ROCK (287)         7  8 0
 8- 6 ISLE OF SKYE (58)        238 185 14 56.3   8/12 KATHOUSE (288)            7  8 0
 9/ 9 HANGOVERS (265)          123 106 13 53.7   9/ 6*SOULFORGE (294)           6  4 0
10/ 8 DAMAGE INC. (71)         108  94  6 53.5  10/13*AXE ILLIS HAMMERZ (279)   6  9 1
11/11 CHAPEL ROCK (287)        185 166 11 52.7  11/ 9*VINCERE AUT MORI (293)    5  5 0
12/10*VINCERE AUT MORI (293)    23  21  1 52.3  12/17 HANGOVERS (265)           5 10 0
13/12*DOK SIK KILLAS (296)      15  14  3 51.7  13/10 ISLANDERS (247)           4 11 0
14/14 TEAM TOMORROW (281)       30  30  1 50.0  14- 8 ISLE OF SKYE (58)         3  2 0
15/13 HELTER SKELTER (291)      37  38  2 49.3  15/14 HELTER SKELTER (291)      3  7 1
16-16*DESOLATE ONES (295)       18  22  3 45.0  16/19 DAMAGE INC. (71)          3 12 1
17/17*SOULFORGE (294)           20  25  2 44.4  17/ 0*BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)    2  1 0
18/20*AXE ILLIS HAMMERZ (279)   17  23  1 42.5  18/22 NOT QUITE (240)           2  1 0

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
19/21 ISLANDERS (247)          165 279  8 37.2  19-15*DESOLATE ONES (295)       2  3 0
20/22 KATHOUSE (288)            18  32  2 36.0  20-21 REVENGE (277)             1  1 0
21-23*NEW JAGUARS (275)          3   9  1 25.0  21-18*NEW JAGUARS (275)         1  6 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 520): BRICK WALL of HOMICIDAL MANIACS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 404): SCARDY CAT of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 525): SAGA of AESIR (Buri, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 521): SNOW FLEA of BLACK & BLUE (Papaiz, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 520): JOHN TYLER of I'M HISTORY (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 524): COOKIE FOR THE SOUL of HOLE IN THE WALL (The Muffin Man)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 521): DILL WEED of SUGAR AND SPICE (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 516): BAILEY O'BEAD of THE MOONDOGS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 507): BARBU of BIG MEAN FISH (Big Wave Dave, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 506): SUIGENERIS of TROOPERS (Lord Genesis, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 480): SANDPAPER CONDOM of MEMPHIS MAFIA II (Talon Darkhart, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 470): RUNABOUT of JINDA-BAN (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 207): ULRIK VORN of THE MIDDLE WAY (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 458): THE MOLE of DELVERS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 406): DELANGE of DARK HORSEMEN (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 193): MOUSETRAP of USELESS TOOLS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 181): JUDAS PRIEST of CHAPEL ROCK (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 356): BENSI DURN of MIDDLE WAY 10 (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 158): RYSHER of ORIGINALE BASTARDS ( ! , mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 399): SPEEDI of SHAMROCKS from DELARQ TOR (Leprechaun, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 520): MANNEQUIN'S BEST (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 404): THE GOLDEN FISH (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 525): AESIR (Buri, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 521): BLACK & BLUE (Papaiz, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 520): I'M HISTORY (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 524): HOLIDAY HORRORS (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 521): UNDER JOLLY ROGER (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 516): SPRINGBORN (Still, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 507): BIG MEAN FISH (Big Wave Dave, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 506): TROOPERS (Lord Genesis, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 480): SHOUT HEY HAMMERZ (Hammer, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 470): JINDA-BAN (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 207): CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 458): DELVERS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 406): DARK HORSEMEN (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 193): TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jinda, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 181): ILL AVENGERS (Knolan, Master Wildstorm, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 356): MIDDLE WAY 10 (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 158): FILM FUN (Otto X. Frothingslosh, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 399): BLACK PRIMER, etc. (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 525): SAGA of AESIR (Buri, mgr.)
              (turn 524): SUNBURN of SIMPLY DESSERTS (Sweet Tooth, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 524): SATAN CLAUS of HOLIDAY HORRORS (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 519): MY BIG TOE of WASTELAND II (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 516): BAILEY O'BEAD of THE MOONDOGS (Nick, mgr.)
                           STORMBLADE of THUNDERSTRIKERS (Zeus, mgr.)
               (turn 515): SIX DEMON BAG of BIG TROUBLE (Edge, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 507): JANDOLIN of GHAELIE SIDHE (Mordraith, mgr.)
                (turn 506): GOHAN of WASTELAND (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 506): SUIGENERIS of TROOPERS (Lord Genesis, mgr.)
                           BLAK MASK of GRIM FANDANGO (Stik, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 480): SANDPAPER CONDOM of MEMPHIS MAFIA II (Talon Darkhart, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 469): FUGAZI of TEAM FLOYD (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 457): CRIX BREMOORE of FLAGG'S FIVE (Flagg, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 157): ORPHAN of X-POSSE (Savant, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     Where is this competition going?  Have just filed fights for the first time in
four months and now realize that the team are contenders.  We may have to start
strategizing over our challenges.  Hate thinking about things.  Thanks for nothing,
Ookazi.

Judas Priest
Chapel Rock

                                      SPY REPORT

     The sages err'd not in their foretelling of a god descending upon ILLIS, for I, 
Novgorodny Vir, have returned!  Those betting on ISLE OF SKYE lost their shirt, as 
ISLE OF SKYE lost their fighting abilities:  0-0-0.  What's a move up by 5 you ask?  
(alright, maybe you didn't ask)  Cause for celebration, according to HANGOVERS.  Good 
things come to those who fight well, as IMPROVED ILLUSION can attest, moving up by 0. 
The boys at BASHAHOLICS ANON are walking tall, as they are ranked 17th on their first 
try!  Going for the Duelmaster soon?  Duelmaster JUDAS PRIEST from CHAPEL ROCK is 
going for the gold, as he challenged IMPROVED ILLUSION's OOKAZI.  Ooh, the 
excitement!  In ILLIS, nothing is permanent (except Death), and we find ourselves a 
new Duelmaster, OOKAZI.  Word has it one team in ILLIS is using psychics to predict 
wins.  They lead a charmed life!   
     My mother wished me to avoid conflict, and seek the gentle trade of Spyreporter. 
But warriors aren't supposed to avoid fights!  To quell some nasty rumors, the guys 
in SEA DOGS are not carrying any incurable diseases.  No need to avoid 'em.  Like a 
pup with its tail between its legs, CHAPEL ROCK scurried away from SEA DOGS.  Oh, the 
shame!  If challenges were horses, AXE BURPER HAMMER could open up a fast food joint! 
As a confidence booster, URG GUTSPILLER challenged AXE BURPER HAMMER, down 19 points. 
Do you also slay vicious rodents in your spare time, URG GUTSPILLER?  URG GUTSPILLER 
won victory over AXE BURPER HAMMER.  The whole thing leaves a bitter memory.  Do my 
ears deceive me?  KATZE (outclassed by 32 points) challenged AMMER EAD, in what 
promises to be a fight.(!) Fixed fights?  Paybacks?  Blind luck?  Whatever, KATZE 
challenged AMMER EAD, KATZE the underdog by 32 points.  DEDALUS challenged FLAMING 
MOE!  Who says VINCERE AUT MORI are just a bunch of wimps!  DEDALUS of VINCERE AUT 
MORI kept his wits as he beat FLAMING MOE.  My love of complete Spyreports dictates 
that I note the mismatched fight, CYNDANE and AXE KISSER HAMMER.  Are SOULFORGE 
unwilling to engage in a fair fight?  I thought CYNDANE showed great skill and 
promise when she was slain by AXE KISSER HAMMER.  All right, so I slept through it!  
Big deal!   
     The moving sword slashes, and having slashed, moves on...  AXE KISSER HAMMER of 
AXE ILLIS HAMMERZ spared CYNDANE (2-7-1) from having to lose any more fights.  What's 
your next plan, SOULFORGE?  Ask not a spymaster for counsel, for he will pontificate 
long after you have fallen into an unconscious stupor.   
     All good things must come to an end.  My fingers tire and I fear my incessant 
prattling may cause unfair judgement upon my impeccable character.  Do not despair!  
I shall return!-- Novgorodny Vir  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 OOKAZI 2401                  16   5  1   109       IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DUFF 2180                     8  83  0   107       ISLANDERS (247)
 WISE OLD WAYNE 2427           8   3  0   104       NOT QUITE (240)
 JUDAS PRIEST 2506             8   2  2    99       CHAPEL ROCK (287)
 LONDON QUIREBOY 2513         11   4  0    98       CHAPEL ROCK (287)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 UMI 2414                     12   7  0    84       IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
 EVANGELION 2340              13  14  1    81       IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
 WIMPIRA 2421                 13  11  1    81       ISLANDERS (247)
 KRUNK SKULLSMASHER 2547      10   1  2    80       ILL AVENGERS (290)
 SLAKER 2284                  16  27  1    76       ISLANDERS (247)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RSI CS 2482                   9   3  1    66       IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
 BRANA GOREFANG 2582           6   4  0    58       VILE REAVERS (292)
 SOUL SCOURGE 2589             8   1  0    57       VILE REAVERS (292)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GORI BLOODAXE 2588            6   3  1    55       VILE REAVERS (292)
 BLACKBEARD 2468               8   3  1    54       SEA DOGS (282)
-IRMINSUL 2579                 5   3  0    52       DESOLATE ONES (295)
-SKARP-HEDIN 2159              7  10  1    51       ISLE OF SKYE (58)
 STICKER SHOCK 2550            8   4  0    50       HELTER SKELTER (291)
 PISTONS MCGUIRE 2556          9   7  0    48       HELTER SKELTER (291)
 NULLAN VOID 2546              6   5  0    48       ILL AVENGERS (290)
 MAST MONKEY 2466              6   5  0    47       SEA DOGS (282)
 DEDALUS 2598                  4   3  0    46       VINCERE AUT MORI (293)
 SLAG IRONTOOTH 2545           8   3  0    45       ILL AVENGERS (290)
 HABAKKUK 2464                 7   5  0    45       TEAM TOMORROW (281)
 ALUCIEA THE BOLD 2568         6   3  1    43       VINCERE AUT MORI (293)
 KATAKANA 2599                 5   2  0    43       KATHOUSE (288)
-JESUS MOOTZ 'O'PAIA 2128     10  11  0    42       ISLE OF SKYE (58)
-D'ARTAGNAN 2174               8   4  0    42       ISLE OF SKYE (58)
 ANCHOR 2465                   8   3  0    41       SEA DOGS (282)
 HAGGAI 2462                   8   4  1    40       TEAM TOMORROW (281)
 CANCER 2606                   6   0  0    40       DOK SIK KILLAS (296)
 URG GUTSPILLER 2561           8   3  0    38       VILE REAVERS (292)
 BLACKROCK 2498                4   7  1    38       DAMAGE INC. (71)
 MASON THUNDERSTRIKE 2619      4   0  1    37       ILL AVENGERS (290)
 I MOTHER EARTH 2504           5   4  0    35       CHAPEL ROCK (287)
-EREM WODAHS 2441              4   3  0    35       REVENGE (277)
 AMMER EAD 2425                6  16  0    34       ISLANDERS (247)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 AXE SEXIER HAMMER 2536        7   1  0    33       AXE ILLIS HAMMERZ (279)
 CORSAIR 2467                  6   5  0    33       SEA DOGS (282)
 E-SA-IAS 2609                 3   4  0    33       TEAM TOMORROW (281)
 UDUN HELLFIRE 2608            3   4  0    32       VILE REAVERS (292)
 LADY REAVER 2572              6   3  0    31       SOULFORGE (294)
 RESPIN NIALO 2587             3   5  0    31       VINCERE AUT MORI (293)
 JAN PEARL 2443                6  11  1    30       ISLANDERS (247)
 MEDIA MIDGET 2549             5   5  1    30       HELTER SKELTER (291)
 KATATONIA 2531                4   7  1    30       KATHOUSE (288)
 NAZARETH 2503                 4   6  0    30       CHAPEL ROCK (287)
 RED RED WINE 2481             3   3  0    30       HANGOVERS (265)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-K. WAHT 2437                  7   2  0    29       REVENGE (277)
 FLAMING MOE 2420              5   8  0    29       HANGOVERS (265)
 ARUTHA 2576                   5   4  0    29       SOULFORGE (294)
 AMOS 2614                     4   1  0    29       TEAM TOMORROW (281)
 AXE KISSER HAMMER 2618        3   2  1    28       AXE ILLIS HAMMERZ (279)
-GU 2207                       3   3  0    28       ISLE OF SKYE (58)
 LONG ISLAND 2500              3   1  0    28       HANGOVERS (265)
 TYPHOID 2624                  2   2  1    28       DOK SIK KILLAS (296)
 KATZE 2640                    1   1  0    28       KATHOUSE (288)
 BALLAST 2597                  4   4  1    27       SEA DOGS (282)
 AXE SEXIST HAMMER 2537        4   4  0    27       AXE ILLIS HAMMERZ (279)
 MIKAYLA BLOODWITCH 2544       3   8  0    27       ILL AVENGERS (290)
 REX X 2552                    6   7  0    25       HELTER SKELTER (291)
-GEREON 2581                   3   5  1    25       DESOLATE ONES (295)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BOTTOM FEEDER 2567            5   3  0    22       VINCERE AUT MORI (293)
 KATO NINETAILS 2613           3   3  0    22       KATHOUSE (288)
 THE CONSTABLE 2616            3   1  0    22       SOULFORGE (294)
-NAT LUS 2439                  4   2  0    21       REVENGE (277)
 THE UNSULLIED 2607            2   4  0    19       VINCERE AUT MORI (293)
 BUBONIC PLAGUE 2602           3   3  0    18       DOK SIK KILLAS (296)
-BLACK SUN 2577                4   4  1    17       DESOLATE ONES (295)
 THERE IS A GOD 2628           1   0  0    17       BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)
-FYLFOT 2578                   4   4  0    16       DESOLATE ONES (295)
 WEST NILE 2604                2   4  0    16       DOK SIK KILLAS (296)
 IMMACULATECOLLECTION 2632     1   2  0    15       CHAPEL ROCK (287)
 AXE BURPER HAMMER 2452        1   7  0    14       AXE ILLIS HAMMERZ (279)
-M.S. ATNAHP 2440              3   3  1    13       REVENGE (277)
-NEH TAEH 2438                 3   3  1    13       REVENGE (277)
-RICIN 2603                    2   3  2    13       DOK SIK KILLAS (296)
-TREFOT 2580                   2   6  1    13       DESOLATE ONES (295)
 INEX 2610                     1   5  0    12       DAMAGE INC. (71)
 HARVEY 2636                   2   1  0    11       IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
 HEZROU 2620                   1   3  1    11       DAMAGE INC. (71)
 FEARLESS 2626                 1   0  0    11       BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)
 CREEPIS 2617                  2   2  0    10       SOULFORGE (294)
 RUTTERKIN 2642                0   2  0     8       DAMAGE INC. (71)
-LADY LUNA 2413                2   1  0     7       NEW JAGUARS (275)
-MR. ORGASH 2411               0   3  0     7       NEW JAGUARS (275)
 JAWBREAKER 2646               1   1  1     5       HELTER SKELTER (291)
 EL GATO 2641                  1   1  0     5       KATHOUSE (288)
 MARGARITA 2633                1   2  0     5       HANGOVERS (265)
 JOEL 2647                     1   0  0     5       TEAM TOMORROW (281)
-HELGA 2625                    1   1  0     4       ISLE OF SKYE (58)
 AXE MISSER HAMMER 2631        0   4  0     4       AXE ILLIS HAMMERZ (279)
 I'M POWERLESS 2629            0   1  0     1       BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)
 GYMINOK 2648                  0   1  0     1       DAMAGE INC. (71)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
AXE CARTEL HAMME 2451  1  3 0 AXE ILLIS HAMMERZ 279 MEDIA MIDGET 2549     178 REVENGED
RALNOR 2489            3  7 2 DAMAGE INC. 71        KRUNK SKULLSMASH 2547 180         
DUNDOR 2497            5  5 0 DAMAGE INC. 71        MASON THUNDERSTR 2619 181         
SMALL POX 2605         0  2 0 DOK SIK KILLAS 296    KATATONIA 2531        178 REVENGED
BAY LEES 2649          0  1 0 HANGOVERS 265         DARK CHAMPION 24      182 NONE    
BOTOX BARBIE 2554      6  5 0 HELTER SKELTER 291    KRUNK SKULLSMASH 2547 178 NOT REVE
PTERRAX 2595           2  3 0 IMPROVED ILLUSION 261 SHARGA EL KEER 2412   179 REVENGED
KITTYKAT 2592          2  5 0 KATHOUSE 288          HEZROU 2620           180 JUST REV
KATSKRATCH 2639        0  1 0 KATHOUSE 288          RICIN 2603            180 REVENGED
SHARGA EL KEER 2412    1  1 1 NEW JAGUARS 275       RSI CS 2482           180         
KHON KAEN 2637         0  1 0 NEW JAGUARS 275       JAWBREAKER 2646       181         

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
CYNDANE 2573           2  7 1 SOULFORGE 294         AXE KISSER HAMME 2618 182         
ZEPHANIAH 2635         1  1 0 TEAM TOMORROW 281     GORI BLOODAXE 2588    181         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Another one bites the dust!  13-18-9-21-9-9-5.  Hell, at least you guys are clearing
my crappy team without me DAing! -- Tripwire

Hezrou -- You were looking forward to it so much; we decided to do it again.  All for
your pleasure! -- The Persian of people Pleasing, Kat

Nostradomus -- It helps me to know which way to go.  We're on the upswing however.
Don't break your arm patting yourself on the back, snapperhead--remember:
"Unwarranted optimism is an alluring temptress in war..." -- The Kitty of Kwote, Kat

Death Fest Fanatics -- I had to Email RSI to send me a copy of T-180 after I finally
received T-181 a few days ago.  T-180 still had not arrived over here. -- Hammer/Your
Death Fest Host

Wise Old Wayne -- I guess I'd better take the wins and be glad of them, because the
news about the "automatic graduation" is bad.  I just heard, a guy over in Jade
Mountain went over one hundred fights, didn't get an automatic graduation, and died
at 12-91.  I wouldn't like to go out that way, and I figure, if he'd had the fourteen
wins, he would've graduated and lived.  So a win isn't such a bad thing to get after
all.  Lose to me some more, please. -- Duff

Nullan Void -- Cute name.  But what's an "ill avenger"?  Is there a trick in that?
Like, you avenge those "random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty" that
people talk about?  Or are you an ordinary avenger, but either you do it badly, or
you're sick.  Allergies, I bet.  Nasty things, allergies.  I wouldn't mind avenging
myself on an allergen or two. -- Jan Pearl

I Mother Earth -- Some'ow, H'ye thought you'd be...bigger.  Statuesque, h'at the
least. -- 'Ammer 'Ead
P.S.  H'ye couldn't beat you h'up.  H'after h'all, h'it's not NICE to fool with
Mother Nature.  H'and H'ye'm h'a nice guy, really.

London Quireboy -- Listen, kid, your paper won't fit my printer.  It's A-something
instead of letter-sized.  You need to work on this, because it could be a major
problem.  And I don't NEED a major problem right now. -- Slaker

Evangelion -- It's all right, I won't take ALL your blood.  That would be, after all,
counter-productive, because what if I wanted more later?  I won't even infect you
with vampirism, if you'd rather not, although *I* find it amusing to be a vampire. --
Wimpira

Meow Mix of Magnificence Kat -- Thanks from Barrenblade Creeps.  He's too creepy to
say anything.  Did you receive my diplo in 47?  If so, did you just not respond, or
are you pressed for time? -- Wasby the Great

Jan Pearl -- Actually a shapeshifter, so I guess you might be partly right.  But then
again, didn't you ever see Stephen King's Sleepwalkers?  Those Werecats actually
collected souls. -- Arutha ConDoin, Barrenblade, D.E.

Hammer -- HI!!!  Sorry I missed last turn.  You didn't miss me did you? -- Wasby
P.S.  Tell the Taker of Pain that if he keeps putting that thing so far he'll get it
stuck.  If that happens, he'll never walk properly again.

All -- Sorry about my absence this last turn.  An off-world family tragedy made it
impossible.  I will be here for the rest of the contest. -- Dark Knight Toker...
Desolate Empire

Nostradamus -- You should receive a diplo with this turn.  I hope you take to it.
It's nothing but the name that we don't want.  Please explain further if CFH is or is
not going to be in 47 for the TW4! -- Your brother in Arms , D.K. Toker...Desolate
Empire

Hammer -- Did you receive my email this time? -- Dark Knight Toker...D.E.

Kat -- Yo no queres problemas con ti o el V.C.  Con much repecto. -- D.K. Toker...
D.E.

Goat -- Don't trip; just let people run off at the lips.  You're bigger than that! --
D.K. Toker

Wasby the Great, Dark Knight of the D.E. -- I know how hard it is to get out of a big
hole.  Good work.  Are you ready for TW4 and Fratsfa's Quest for the Best?  I know I
am.  As you know, I love contests and there's never enough of them for me. -- Your
homeboy, Dark Knight Toker...Desolate Empire

Dok Sik -- Are you ready too?  Time to make our moves to get lower in the top 10.
Without any bonus pts for the spot or Ironman we'll be hard pressed, but it will show
our integrity and perseverance. -- D.K. Toker...D.E.

D.K. Wasby -- Oh yea, Jarfu! the snar thug! (grin) -- A laughing D.K. Toker

20 April 2005
I have returned after a five-year absence.  I expect all tithes, gifts and bequeaths
to resume as normal. -- Magic Man

4 May 2005
Several questions have been asked about Slaughter's Challenge that I'd like to
address and clarify.
     1)  All Prizes must be used on the contest team, this includes the resurrection.
         Remember any fast arena team should be able to transfer to a slow arena
         (except for arena 82, I believe).
     2)  Warriors will be allowed to fight and run in the dead tourney, should there
         be one, and return if an opening can be made without breaking the rules
         (i.e. only one DA fight allowed per team).
     3)  If you win your single DA match you do not get another.  It's one use of the
         Dark Arena win or lose so if you want him/her/it dead be sure and throw the
         match!
     4)  The resurrection potion's longevity has been extended by the commission to 6
         months but the other potions (favorites, and +1 bonus) must still be used
         within 2 turns and on a 5 FE or higher warrior.  The resurrection can go on
         any warrior regardless of FE.
Street Legal

P.S.  My thanks to those already entered (Hammer, The Consortium, Tripwire, Stik, and
Shaman) and hope many more find a reason to come to arena 54.  Again, my email is
triumph1971@hotmail.com or you can diplo me in arena 14 at THE DEATH SQUAD (63) if
you need more info!

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

BAY LEES was dealt death by DARK CHAMPION in a 2 minute Dark Arena fight.
HAGGAI was bested by GORI BLOODAXE in a exciting 3 minute gruesome Bloodfeud duel.
KATAKANA demolished HEZROU in a crowd pleasing 1 minute bloody uneven Bloodfeud fight.
MEDIA MIDGET was overpowered by KRUNK SKULLSMASHER in a 1 minute Bloodfeud fight.
RUTTERKIN was devastated by MASON THUNDERSTRIKE in a 1 minute uneven Bloodfeud brawl.
JUDAS PRIEST was luckily beaten by OOKAZI in a 3 minute Challenge Title struggle.
WISE OLD WAYNE viciously subdued DUFF in a action packed 3 minute Challenge fight.
PISTONS MCGUIRE was vanquished by RSI CS in a popular 1 minute uneven Challenge duel.
SOUL SCOURGE won victory over HABAKKUK in a popular 6 minute gory Challenge duel.
STICKER SHOCK overpowered CORSAIR in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge melee.
URG GUTSPILLER overpowered AXE BURPER HAMMER in a 2 minute one-sided Challenge match.
LONG ISLAND outwaited BUBONIC PLAGUE in a unpopular 9 minute Challenge conflict.
THE UNSULLIED was demolished by MAST MONKEY in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge match.
ALUCIEA THE BOLD overcame I MOTHER EARTH in a 1 minute gory Challenge conflict.
DEDALUS vanquished FLAMING MOE in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge bout.
RED RED WINE vanquished HARVEY in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge fray.
ARUTHA bested REX X in a crowd pleasing 1 minute gory Challenge brawl.
WEST NILE overpowered AXE MISSER HAMMER in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge match.
LADY REAVER beat MIKAYLA BLOODWITCH in a 2 minute Challenge match.
CYNDANE was assassinated by AXE KISSER HAMMER in a 1 minute Challenge conflict.
BOTTOM FEEDER slimly lost to AXE SEXIER HAMMER in a slow 23 minute Challenge bout.
MARGARITA was vanquished by KATO NINETAILS in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge match.
KATZE handily defeated AMMER EAD in a crowd pleasing 1 minute uneven Challenge duel.
THE CONSTABLE overpowered INEX in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge match.
LONDON QUIREBOY narrowly defeated WIMPIRA in a 2 minute veteran's duel.
EVANGELION overpowered BRANA GOREFANG in a 2 minute gory one-sided duel.
SLAKER was subdued by UMI in a 1 minute veteran's melee.
BLACKBEARD won victory over RESPIN NIALO in a 2 minute fray.
ANCHOR was outlasted by CANCER in a tiresome 23 minute fray.
SLAG IRONTOOTH overcame KATATONIA in a 2 minute duel.
NULLAN VOID beat TYPHOID in a 2 minute fight.
NAZARETH was savagely defeated by BLACKROCK in a action packed 4 minute gory duel.
JAN PEARL was overpowered by UDUN HELLFIRE in a popular 1 minute one-sided match.
BALLAST was beaten by E-SA-IAS in a popular 1 minute bout.
AXE SEXIST HAMMER viciously subdued CREEPIS in a crowd pleasing 3 minute match.
IMMACULATECOLLECTION outlasted OSKSI NOBLE in a monotonous 7 minute struggle.
JAWBREAKER was demolished by THERE IS A GOD in a 1 minute one-sided struggle.
AMOS handily defeated EL GATO in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
FEARLESS demolished GYMINOK in a 1 minute one-sided conflict.
I'M POWERLESS was viciously subdued by JOEL in a 3 minute gruesome novice's bout.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                  16         TOTAL PARRY       77 -  44 -  0      64  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                 15         SLASHING ATTACK   43 -  29 -  7      60  |
|BASHING ATTACK                  13         LUNGING ATTACK    87 -  89 -  6      49  |
|TOTAL PARRY                     12         STRIKING ATTACK   73 -  80 -  8      48  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  5         WALL OF STEEL     24 -  28 -  1      46  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    5         BASHING ATTACK    64 -  75 -  5      46  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      5         PARRY-LUNGE       27 -  32 -  2      46  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     4         PARRY-STRIKE      19 -  23 -  3      45  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         AIMED BLOW        13 -  21 -  3      38  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      6 -  11 -  0      35  |

Turn 182 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      2 -  0     LUNGING ATTACK     7 -  9         3  WALL OF STEEL  
SLASHING ATTACK    3 -  2     WALL OF STEEL      2 -  3         2  SLASHING ATTACK
STRIKING ATTACK    9 -  6     PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  3         2  PARRY-STRIKE   
TOTAL PARRY        7 -  5     PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  4         1  TOTAL PARRY    
BASHING ATTACK     7 -  6     AIMED BLOW         0 -  1         1  STRIKING ATTACK
                                                                1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
                                                                1  BASHING ATTACK 

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
TOTAL PARRY      OOKAZI 2401                16   5  1  109 IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  WISE OLD WAYNE 2427         8   3  0  104 NOT QUITE (240)
SLASHING ATTACK  JUDAS PRIEST 2506           8   2  2   99 CHAPEL ROCK (287)
WALL OF STEEL    LONDON QUIREBOY 2513       11   4  0   98 CHAPEL ROCK (287)
BASHING ATTACK   KRUNK SKULLSMASHER 2547    10   1  2   80 ILL AVENGERS (290)
PARRY-STRIKE     RSI CS 2482                 9   3  1   66 IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
LUNGING ATTACK   NULLAN VOID 2546            6   5  0   48 ILL AVENGERS (290)
PARRY-LUNGE      I MOTHER EARTH 2504         5   4  0   35 CHAPEL ROCK (287)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is SLAKER 2284.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
BLACKROCK 2498.  The ten other most popular fighters were WISE OLD WAYNE 2427, 
HABAKKUK 2464, JUDAS PRIEST 2506, GORI BLOODAXE 2588, AXE SEXIST HAMMER 2537, HAGGAI 
2462, BAY LEES 2649, KATAKANA 2599, SOUL SCOURGE 2589, and URG GUTSPILLER 2561.

The least popular fighter this week was ANCHOR 2465.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were CANCER 2606, BOTTOM FEEDER 2567, AXE SEXIER HAMMER 2536, LONG ISLAND 
2500, IMMACULATECOLLECTION 2632, BUBONIC PLAGUE 2602, I'M POWERLESS 2629, GYMINOK 
2648, EL GATO 2641, and JAWBREAKER 2646.