DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 02/08/2005    Duedate: 03/07/2005

ERINIKA ARENA

DM-73    TURN-156

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

YANKEE DOODLE
WORLDWIDE GORE (36)
(73-3605) [21-19-0,107]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

YANKEE DOODLE                  DUNCE
WORLDWIDE GORE (36)            DUDS (602)
(73-3605) [21-19-0,107]        (73-5256) [1-1-0,20]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

ABASHI                         ADAM
BAATANAR'RITEZU (471)          THE BEGINNING (355)
(73-4151) [16-18-0,100]        (73-4648) [1-4-0,17]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

DUDS (602)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE BEGINNING (355)         36
2. FLAMING FIST (65)           32      THE BULLS (43)
3. DOG SOLDIERS II (527)       18      Unchartered Team
4. THE BULLS (43)              14
5. BAATANAR'RITEZU (471)       12      DUDS (602)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1 GODDESSES (578)           10   4  1 71.4   1/ 1*DUDS (602)                7  4 0
 2/ 2 THE BULLS (43)           151  75  8 66.8   2/ 7 DOG SOLDIERS II (527)     4  5 0
 3- 3 KIWI CONNECTION (406)     18  12  1 60.0   3/ 0 FLAMING FIST (65)         3  1 0
 4/ 6 BAATANAR'RITEZU (471)     88  73  6 54.7   4- 3 BLACK & BLUE (412)        2  0 2
 5/ 4*DUDS (602)                12  10  0 54.5   5- 4 KIWI CONNECTION (406)     2  0 0
 6/ 5 WORLDWIDE GORE (36)      389 326 32 54.4   6/ 9 K.B.W.F II (435)          2  1 0
 7- 7 ODIN'S CHOSEN (488)       59  51  3 53.6   7- 8 GODDESSES (578)           1  0 1
 8/ 8 K.B.W.F II (435)          13  12  2 52.0   8- 2 ODIN'S CHOSEN (488)       1  0 0
 9/ 9 DOG SOLDIERS II (527)     20  20  0 50.0   9- 0 AVENGER HAMMERZ (616)     1  1 0
10/ 0 THE BEGINNING (355)      107 128  6 45.5  10/ 0 THE BEGINNING (355)       1  1 0
11/ 0 FLAMING FIST (65)        123 149 12 45.2  11/10 BAATANAR'RITEZU (471)     1  1 0
12-10 BLACK & BLUE (412)        22  29  3 43.1  12/ 5 WORLDWIDE GORE (36)       1  2 0
13/ 0*DARK RUNES (615)           2   4  0 33.3  13/ 6 THE BULLS (43)            1  2 0
14/ 0 AVENGER HAMMERZ (616)     11  29  0 27.5  14/ 0*DARK RUNES (615)          0  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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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 508): CAT TASTROPHIE of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 508): AGLIBOL of DARKMOON (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 502): BATTERY of STARBASE 5 (Zeus, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 504): FELIX of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 502): DARON EL of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 501): MYSTIC of ANARCHY (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 250): ALARIC of THE WARLORDS II (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 493): LEXINGTON of DARK GLORY (Ultraist, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 248): DROKK of WHAMMO & THUDDA 4 U! (Micky, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 490): TRADEMARK of SARATOGA GLORY (The Trainer, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 488): CLINCH of SACKETT'S & CO. (Barnabas, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 481): BARRISTER of BLITZKRIEG (Polarius, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 444): DISMAY of HELL'S PAWNS (Harbinger, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 225): STORM SERPENT of SUPERIOR FORCES (Manager, mgr.)
 DM  47 SCOMSS SWAMP(turn 220): COURAGE of LAND OF OZ (Oz the Successful, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 207): NO-PAIN-4U of EXTREMISTS (Eclipse, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 369): HEDGEHOG of REDHORSE (Mila, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 348): COOL CAT of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 155): CHINESE SIMIAN of K.B.W.F II (Polarius, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 394): HERMES of MYTHICAL from DELARQ TOR (Rillion, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 508): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 508): DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 502): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 504): GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 502): HEROESANDFOUNDONES (The Judge, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 501): THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 250): LADZ OF LUGBURZ (Bum, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 493): EQUESTORS (Spartacus, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 248): THE STORMGUARDS (The Icelord, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 490): DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 488): SACKETT'S & CO. (Barnabas, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 481): BUSY, BUSYTOWN (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 444): GIRLS X3 (Non, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 225): MORDRED'S MADMEN (Abraxis, mgr.)
 DM  47 SCOMSS SWAMP(turn 220): LAND OF OZ (Oz the Successful, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 207): SNOW CALL HAMMERZ (Hammer, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 369): REDHORSE (Mila, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 348): ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 155): DUDS (Amy A. Airhead, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 394): LEGION OF DUMB (Carnage, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 508): AGLIBOL of DARKMOON (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
                           JUDGE PARKER of THE LAWMEN (Marshal D, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 501): MYSTIC of ANARCHY (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 250): ALARIC of THE WARLORDS II (Fizban, mgr.)
                          RAY D AYTOR of OTTO'S MECHANICS (Crip, mgr.)
              (turn 249): RHINOVIRUS of BAD GERMS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 492): LUCIUS of EQUESTORS (Spartacus, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 247): CHERRY 2000 of NUMBERS GAME (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 490): TRADEMARK of SARATOGA GLORY (The Trainer, mgr.)
              (turn 489): MAY FISTAFOLES of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
                          STYLISH of SARATOGA GLORY (The Trainer, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 487): CATLOW of SACKETT'S & CO. (Barnabas, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 481): RED FERN of VOLUNTEER FLOWERS (Inferno, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 443): STILTZ of THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  47 SCOMSS SWAMP(turn 220): COURAGE of LAND OF OZ (Oz the Successful, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 206): VANWAFEA of DARK SIDHE (Daehir, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     You elder fighters surely remember me.  The younger ones may call me Olaf 
Modeen.  I return to ERINIKA once again!  Hmmmph!  I always thought WORLDWIDE GORE 
was an over-rated team and they proved it with a 1-1-0!  Ya gotta be quick on yer 
feet!  Keep your elbow off the table!  Thrust!  Block out the pain!  DOG SOLDIERS II 
is now ranked 2nd with a 2-2-0 turn.  What's with LET THERE BE LIGHT?  He actually 
beat DOG SOLDIERS II's CRAZY HORSE, and walked away with 31 more points from the 
fight.  Laughs were big at FLAMING FIST while they watched FENRIS clobber APPLE 
DANISH.  He lost 7 points and got bruised from objects thrown from the stands.  
Apparently ERINIKA isn't filled with as many gutless wonders as I thought.  The 
Dreaded Duelmaster got 2 challenges this turn!  WORLDWIDE GORE's hatred of K.B.W.F II 
surfaced again as YANKEE DOODLE challenged ERINIKA's top dog.  I can barely restrain 
my enthusiam for WORLDWIDE GORE's outstanding member, Duelmaster YANKEE DOODLE.  
Wouldn't it be nice to have live subjects to practice on?  I hear some team is 
looking into the uses of convicted prisoners.   
     Speaking of cowardly avoiders and unfair challenges...  ERINIKA thinks DUDS and 
their 12-10-0 is too much!  If at first you don't succeed, give up...  The bums at 
DOG SOLDIERS II couldn't face the challenges from DUDS!  No excuse for that!   
     Warriors of ERINIKA unite.  You have only your games to lose!  Is it my 
imagination, or are fighters getting younger every day?  To die so young, so 
gloriously!   
     Well, I'm pretty much through.  You guys need to get back practicing.  Are you 
as tired of reading this as I am of writing it?  Actually, I guess I'm writing it 
before you read it.  Oh, well.  Remember--a good fighter needs both good skills and 
good luck.  Until next time,-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 YANKEE DOODLE 3605           21  19  0   107       WORLDWIDE GORE (36)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-MONGOL HORDE 4001            14   8  3   124       WORLDWIDE GORE (36)
-BULL FROG 4547               14   7  0   117       THE BULLS (43)
-RED HOT CHILE PAPA 3358      22  13  1   113       WORLDWIDE GORE (36)
 ABASHI 4151                  16  18  0   100       BAATANAR'RITEZU (471)
-CROSS CZECH 4008             14  14  2    98       WORLDWIDE GORE (36)
 CHINESE SIMIAN 3859          12   8  2    98       K.B.W.F II (435)
-BASE ON BULLS 3101           16   6  2    97       THE BULLS (43)
-EUROPEAN HAND BULL 3099      18  11  0    91       THE BULLS (43)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BULL MARKET 4124             19   9  1    87       THE BULLS (43)
-BLACK EYE 3654                8   9  2    87       BLACK & BLUE (412)
-DEMOGORGON 4145              13   8  0    85       BAATANAR'RITEZU (471)
-WANSTEAD 3628                10  10  0    84       KIWI CONNECTION (406)
-GUNGNIR 4267                 10  12  0    82       ODIN'S CHOSEN (488)
-HARI-KARI 3049               10   4  0    79       WAY TO GO! II (346)
-KARATIA 3624                  8   2  1    68       KIWI CONNECTION (406)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-FORSETI ODINSON 4265         12  11  0    59       ODIN'S CHOSEN (488)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-EVE 3232                     12  10  0    52       THE BEGINNING (355)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TZENORITZE 4652               4   5  0    51       DOG SOLDIERS II (527)
 LET THERE BE LIGHT 3162       2   4  0    48       THE BEGINNING (355)
-BRUNHILDA 4268               11   6  2    47       ODIN'S CHOSEN (488)
-GEBO GUNGNIRSON 4352          8   5  0    39       ODIN'S CHOSEN (488)
-MOLOCH 4142                   5   6  0    38       BAATANAR'RITEZU (471)
-ENDU ENDU 5242                6   0  0    36       DUDS (602)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-CRACKER 5080                  3   3  1    33       GODDESSES (578)
 SHELTOWEE 4653                8   3  0    30       DOG SOLDIERS II (527)
 JAEGER 5007                   4   2  0    29       FLAMING FIST (65)
 SILVER BULL ION 5149          2   1  0    29       THE BULLS (43)
-YLW JACKET HAMMER 5330        2   0  0    29       AVENGER HAMMERZ (616)
 FENRIS 5019                   2   4  0    27       FLAMING FIST (65)
-HAWKEYE HAMMER 5338           3   9  0    24       AVENGER HAMMERZ (616)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KAREL PROSEK 4712             5   6  0    22       FLAMING FIST (65)
 DUNCE 5256                    1   1  0    20       DUDS (602)
 ADAM 4648                     1   4  0    17       THE BEGINNING (355)
 APPLE DANISH 5247             3   2  0    15       WORLDWIDE GORE (36)
-HYDROGEN 4647                 1   6  0    15       THE BEGINNING (355)
-TIME 5020                     1   0  0    15       THE BEGINNING (355)
 CRAZY HORSE 4654              3   4  0    13       DOG SOLDIERS II (527)
 LUG 5316                      1   3  0    11       DUDS (602)
-FRIENDLY GIANT 5053           1   0  0    11       FLAMING FIST (65)
 BIMBO 5325                    1   0  0    11       DUDS (602)
 YA SLO 4651                   2   3  0     9       DOG SOLDIERS II (527)
-SHE HULK HAMMER 5331          2   0  0     7       AVENGER HAMMERZ (616)
 SYLVESTER 5244                1   0  0     6       K.B.W.F II (435)
-ANDRAMELOCKAMON 4271          1   3  0     6       BAATANAR'RITEZU (471)
-DARK DANDELION 5317           1   0  0     5       DARK RUNES (615)
-B 3856                        0   1  0     5       K.B.W.F II (435)
-LEGEND 5320                   1   1  0     4       DARK RUNES (615)
-WASP HAMMER 5329              0   2  0     2       AVENGER HAMMERZ (616)
-FALCON HAMMER 5328            0   2  0     2       AVENGER HAMMERZ (616)
-REVOLTING BLOB 3855           0   1  0     1       K.B.W.F II (435)
-MAMMON 4521                   0   1  0     1       BAATANAR'RITEZU (471)
 JONAS 5324                    0   1  0     1       FLAMING FIST (65)
-THOR THE DARK ONE 5321        0   1  0     1       DARK RUNES (615)
 DARK RHINO 5318               0   1  0     1       DARK RUNES (615)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
SALUDIN THE DARK 5319  0  1 0 DARK RUNES 615        FRELEN 21             156 NONE    
TATADAHO 4650          2  3 0 DOG SOLDIERS II 527   CRACKER 5080          154         
QUEENIE 4019           9  7 1 REIGN OF TERROR 450   KARATIA 3624          152 NOT REVE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

KBWF II -- I see that we must be the only royalty.  We were certainly the only
winners! -- Amy A. Airhead, Duds Princess

Where is everyone?  Must have all been killed at the FTF? -- Amy A. Airhead, Duds
Princess

The Orc, The Thief, and The Deserter -- Well, at least they are more formidable
opposition than most of the fodder entered in this arena! -- Lug, Dufus, and Endu
Endu

Endu -- Looks like it is just me and you in here.  How long do you think I'll be
before we get within match up range? -- Chinese Simian

Amy Airhead -- I take it you and The Consortium had a good holiday season. --
Bapohmet
P.S.  Am coming to take Top Team!

Heathen -- Get back in here, you disrespectful cur!  I intend to beat you until you
start hating it.  You must like it 'cause I keep doing it and you keep running your
mouth. -- Baphomet

Asmo -- Did they help? -- Baphomet

Goddesses -- Congrats on the kill.  Can't remember what the replacement looked like.
I think it was a nice one.  Anyway...I'll be BFing for the next four turns...
rather...three...until I revenge. -- Baphomet

Asmo Dius -- What's you doing?  So did you find out who wrote the spotlight (Turn
153)?  I didn't get to read it; how bad was it?  Should be active here more or less,
until TW4 starts. -- Liam the Goth

Baphomet -- Heya there, just letting you know I'm here.  Closed down Riders of
Ahringol in Morya so I can run here and in North Fork.  Din/Buddy Lee will be in 47
by the time you read this.  This team needs a lot of work, but I should get them up
to standard. -- Liam the Goth

12 January 2005
On Jhans turn number 476 (due on Feb. 16, 2005) the Second Annual kLk St. Valentine's
Massacre Kill Contest will begin.  The rules are simple; the team with the most kills
on the last turn wins.  Last year's winner was Shocking Toad.  Can he repeat?  Could
DOOMcorps crush all challengers?  Will the kLk prevail?  Or will you be the
independent manager to show that alliances aren't all that?  Come on to Jhans and
let's find out!
     Prizes are:  1st.  Renaming of a Dark Arena monster and five roll-up
                        certificates or $25.00 deposited in your account.
                  2nd.  Renaming of a Stand-In monster.
     Come on and celebrate the Delarquan way!
                                                                   Azrael

15 January 2005
     BR 4 is upon us!  First turn is due on 1/29/05.  Many thanks to RSI for helping
supply a great prize for the winner and those who meet the 90% endurance criteria.
     Winning prize:  6 months free play, a +1 bonus potion, a limited damage potion,
a favorites knowledge potion, a minor stat-switch prize, and renaming a Dark Arena
creature.
     Endurance prizes:  a +1 bonus potion to all teams that fight 90% of the possible
fights during the contest.
     For details, visit Talcama's newletter or
http://www.geocities.com/assurnasir/br4
     To join, simply bring a team to DM 18, announce your entry in the personals, and
follow the very simple rule of not avoiding!

31 January 2005
     My fellow duelists I come before you bearing a sad and unfortunate message.
Several months ago our group, the Vendetta Cartel, had lost contact with one of our
friends.  Since he was in contact or correspondence on an almost daily basis there
was concern amongst us.  With some research two of our members discovered why contact
was lost with him.
     On November 10, 2004, Richard Hammes was taken from us in a senseless act of
violence during a robbery attempt at a friend's store where he sometimes worked.  He
was watching the store so his friend could go home to tend to his son who had taken
ill.  You may have known Rich as Abarsis, The Slaughter Priest ; richh10 on the RT;
or gameogre on the Duel2 messageboard.  You may not have known that he spent 13 years
serving the United States in the Navy.
     Rich dearly loved this game and all it encompassed.  He may not have been the
best or most experienced manager but he loved to interact with others and was quick
to offer advice whenever anyone asked for help.  He was always kind and gracious and
tried to strengthen our game, often by helping new players feel welcome or give them
a chance to compete.  With his prolific posting I know that I am simply speaking the
obvious about what he did for our game.  Many, like me, were drawn to him, perhaps
for his kind nature or his sense of humor, and it appears he lived his life as he
played this game.  Always willing to help or do right by others.
     I realize that he had many friends outside the VC so I will include the link to
the news story in case any of his other friends would like to know more of what
happened.  We're all dealt a hand in life but it's not the strength of the hand
you're dealt but rather how you play it that really matters.  Rich played his hand to
the very best of his human ability and for this I admire him greatly.  I know we all
choose to like or dislike managers but I believe deep down we are all good and
decent, in this game, and will drop party (alliance) lines and will show the proper
respect.
     http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20041112/news_7m12clerk.html
     Rich was taken from us all to soon and with so much left to offer the community
around him.  He spoke of a desire to run a contest on the Duel2 site which I hope to
uphold in his name.  Some of the people I have spoken with think it would be a nice
gesture to do one final good act in Rich's name, though it could never match what he
would've done within his community, for his community of San Diego.  I hope that with
this contest we might raise a little money to donate to an appropriate charity within
San Diego in his name.
     In conclusion I send a message to Rich:
     "Rich, though I'm sure you gathered this I never really told you how much I
admired you and what a friend I considered you.  I thank you for being my voice of
reason and always reminding me of why we both loved this game so much!  You have
taught me one final valuable lesson in learning more of you.  There are things far
more valuable in life than material possessions such as character and kindness.  That
nothing going on in your life means that you cannot find a way to be kind and giving
to others.  We always spoke of meeting someday and until we finally do know that you
will live on in with me and the rest of your brothers and sisters in the Cartel:
Master Darque, Kat, Bum, Sensei Jan, Maximillian, Hammer, Fizban, Firehawk, Phat
Phat.  You increased all of our enjoyment of this game, you were a true ambassador of
Duelmasters, and the game will not be quite the same without you.  A farewell battle
cry from the ZalCon:  'Confusion to our enemies'.  May your soul rest in peace, my
friend."
     Should anyone wish to correspond about Rich feel free to contact myself, or
anyone else within the Vendetta Cartel.
     Street Legal
     Jeff Bura
     The Death Squad(63) in Tobir or triumph1971@hotmail.com

31 January 2005
     Be it known throughout Alastari that Hammer is no longer a member of the
Vendetta Cartel alliance.
     A difference of opinion with another highly respected member of the VC due to my
recent vocal actions in DM 47 can only be resolved by my resignation from the VC as
of January 29, 2005.
     I leave of my own accord, in good standing with all members and with no hard
feelings towards anyone in the Vendetta Cartel.
     There was a time when I felt that my membership in the VC made the alliance
stronger.  I know that my resignation today makes the Vendetta Cartel a stronger
alliance with my absence. -- Hammer

1 February 2005
                           St. Valentine's Massacre update
My apologies, the Kill Contest starting on turn 476 in Jhans will run for 10 (ten)
turns ending on turn number 486.
                                                                   Azrael

5 February 2005
On behalf of the ILLUMINATI Confederation of Alliances (The kLk, CHAOS, Inc. and The
Company of Brothers) I would like to express our sympathies concerning the tragic
loss of Rich Hammes to both the DM community and to the real life world.  Surely our
loss has been Heaven's gain. -- Talon Darkhart, deeply sorrowful
                                kLk God of War, Illuminati Alliance, Puppetmaster

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

SALUDIN THE DARK was dealt death by FRELEN in a 2 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
YANKEE DOODLE slimly won victory over CHINESE SIMIAN in a 3 minute Challenge battle.
ABASHI savagely defeated BULL MARKET in a 3 minute master's Challenge duel.
SILVER BULL ION defeated DUNCE in a crowd pleasing 1 minute Challenge match.
TZENORITZE devastated THE USEROUS MERCHANT in a 2 minute one-sided duel.
SHELTOWEE bested ADAM in a crowd pleasing 4 minute match.
LET THERE BE LIGHT overcame CRAZY HORSE in a action packed 2 minute fight.
APPLE DANISH was vanquished by FENRIS in a action packed 1 minute uneven duel.
KAREL PROSEK defeated LUG in a 2 minute duel.
JAEGER vanquished YA SLO in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
DARK RHINO was overpowered by BIMBO in a 1 minute one-sided melee.
SYLVESTER savagely defeated JONAS in a 2 minute bloody novice's match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|AIMED BLOW                       4         AIMED BLOW        10 -   3 -  1      77  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  3         TOTAL PARRY       25 -   8 -  0      76  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      3         STRIKING ATTACK   14 -  10 -  2      58  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         SLASHING ATTACK    4 -   3 -  0      57  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         WALL OF STEEL     11 -   9 -  0      55  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         LUNGING ATTACK    23 -  20 -  2      53  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         BASHING ATTACK     7 -  13 -  0      35  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         PARRY-STRIKE       4 -   8 -  2      33  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -   2 -  1      33  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   2 -  0       0  |

Turn 156 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 -  0     LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  2         3  WALL OF STEEL  
AIMED BLOW         3 -  1     STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  2         2  TOTAL PARRY    
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  1     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         2  SLASHING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        2 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  1         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
                              PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         1  AIMED BLOW     
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  2         1  PARRY-STRIKE   

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
TOTAL PARRY      YANKEE DOODLE 3605         21  19  0  107 WORLDWIDE GORE (36)
WALL OF STEEL    CHINESE SIMIAN 3859        12   8  2   98 K.B.W.F II (435)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is ABASHI 4151.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
ADAM 4648.  The ten other most popular fighters were ABASHI 4151, CHINESE SIMIAN 
3859, LET THERE BE LIGHT 3162, FENRIS 5019, SYLVESTER 5244, SALUDIN THE DARK 5319, 
LUG 5316, JAEGER 5007, BIMBO 5325, and YANKEE DOODLE 3605.

The least popular fighter this week was DARK RHINO 5318.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were YA SLO 4651, SHELTOWEE 4653, JONAS 5324, APPLE DANISH 5247, CRAZY HORSE 
4654, KAREL PROSEK 4712, TZENORITZE 4652, DUNCE 5256, SILVER BULL ION 5149, and BULL 
MARKET 4124.

                 FACE-TO-FACE TOURNEY XXXV

ELIGIBLES TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
WILLIE MAKIT 514 (107-38-3)            8  3  0         MISTAKEN IDENTITY    

FRESHMEN TOURNEY                       W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
MANNAZ THORSSON 4269 (17-10-1)         2  3  0         ODIN'S CHOSEN        

CHALLENGERS TOURNEY                    W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
HARI-KARI 3049 (10-4-0)                5  3  0         WAY TO GO! II        
FREAKIN' GENIUS 2131 (0-0-0)           3  2  0  DEAD   FACE TO FACE         
SAIONJI 4447 (16-6-0)                  4  3  0         PERFECTION QUEST II  
BASE ON BULLS 3101 (16-6-2)            2  3  0         THE BULLS            
MALAQUAR 1588 (0-0-0)                  2  3  0         WORTHLESS MANAGERS   
MONGOL HORDE 4001 (14-8-3)             2  3  0         WORLDWIDE GORE       
VANISH 4633 (12-5-0)                   2  3  1         THE INANIMATES       
EUROPEAN HAND BULL 3099 (18-11-0)      1  3  0         THE BULLS            
VINNIE THE TUSH 2122 (1-0-0)           1  3  0         MAFIA DUDES          
BULL MARKET 4124 (19-8-1)              0  3  0         THE BULLS            
CROSS CZECH 4008 (14-14-2)             0  3  0         WORLDWIDE GORE       
RED HOT CHILE PAPA 3358 (22-13-1)      0  3  0         WORLDWIDE GORE       
SCUMMY BOY 3371 (11-6-0)               0  3  0         THE FAMILY TREE      

ADEPTS TOURNEY                         W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
LET THERE BE LIGHT 3162 (1-4-0)        5  3  0         THE BEGINNING        
KARATIA 3624 (8-2-1)                   3  3  0         KIWI CONNECTION      

INITIATES TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
SILVER BULL ION 5149 (1-1-0)           2  3  0         THE BULLS            
DUFUS 5240 (2-0-0)                     0  1  0  DEAD   DUDS                 
ENDU ENDU 5242 (6-0-0)                 0  3  0         DUDS                 

APPRENTICES TOURNEY                    W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
ADAM 4648 (1-3-0)                      6  3  0         THE BEGINNING        
DUNCE 5256 (1-0-0)                     6  3  0         DUDS                 
A 3446 (0-0-0)                         3  3  0         ARMY OF DARKNESS     
APPLE DANISH 5247 (3-1-0)              1  3  0         WORLDWIDE GORE       
JEKYLL 5245 (0-0-0)                    0  3  0  DEAD   ARMY OF DARKNESS     
LUG 5316 (1-2-0)                       0  3  0         DUDS