Date   : 06/05/2003    Duedate: 06/18/2003


DM-75    TURN-259

This Weeks Top Honors


(75-2765) [12-7-1,121]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

LEGALESE (253)                 BLOODY SKIES (148)
(75-2765) [12-7-1,121]         (75-1529) [6-2-0,50]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (233)        DARK TOADS (240)
(75-2713) [19-16-2,100]        (75-2918) [0-1-0,1]



Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. DARK TOADS (240)            38
2. I'M HISTORY (254)           23      DARK TOADS (240)
3. PARANOID ASYLUM (234)       12      Unchartered Team
4. THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (233)     11
5. BLOODY SKIES (148)           6      BLOODY SKIES (148)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1*LETHAL ANATOMY (225)       5   0  1  100   1/ 2 LEGALESE (253)           10  5 0
 2/ 2 DARK TOADS (240)         137  76  4 64.3   2/ 3 DARK TOADS (240)          8  6 0
 3/ 3*BLOODY SKIES (148)        18  12  0 60.0   3/ 1 THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (233)   7  8 1
 4/ 4 I'M HISTORY (254)         41  31  4 56.9   4/ 4*BLOODY SKIES (148)        6  4 0
 5/ 5 LEGALESE (253)            74  65  3 53.2   5/ 6 SAND DANCERS (67)         4 11 0
 6/ 6 THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (233)  118 139 11 45.9   6/ 9 I'M HISTORY (254)         2  1 0
 7/ 7 PARANOID ASYLUM (234)     81  98  9 45.3   7/ 5 PARANOID ASYLUM (234)     2  8 0
 8/ 8 SAND DANCERS (67)        501 766 16 39.5   8- 7*LETHAL ANATOMY (225)      1  0 0
 9- 9*LUROCIANS EXTREME  (259)   1   2  1 33.3   9- 8*LUROCIANS EXTREME  (259)  0  1 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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                        *--=== LIRITH KAI REGIONAL NEWS ===--*

 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 290): FORLA of REFUGEES (Zarla, team captain)
 DM  74 DAIYLA KIV (turn 263): TOM RIDDLE of SLYTHERIN HOUSE (Salazar Slytherin)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 258): PREMEDITATION of LEGALESE (The Judge, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 245): JON SNOW of DARK TOADS (TigToad, mgr.)
                              Boyd, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 290): REFUGEES (Zarla, team captain)
 DM  74 DAIYLA KIV (turn 263): SLYTHERIN HOUSE (Salazar Slytherin, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 258): THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (Still, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 245): DARK TOADS (TigToad, mgr.)
ADM 107 LIRIN KIV (turn 222): LOST HOPE INN, etc. (Sir Boyd, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 244): 300 of PBA (Elderberry, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     I'm back for another turn on the top of Jade Mountain.  I must thank Ian for the
exercise last cycle (and the skills).  Ian, do you think that you could let me get in
more than two swings next time?  I need the workout.
     I enjoyed watching the Flight-Larceny fight last turn.  It was close.  It came
down to who got the jump.  Jekyll, Flight is a good warrior.  I will not avoid you
this cycle.  Good luck in taking back the throne.
     No avoids this turn.  I invite all challenges.  My manager says that he is
surprised by my success given my style.  Maybe I am just lucky.  We will see if I am
back next cycle.

               Your Duelmaster,

                                      SPY REPORT

     You elder fighters surely remember me.  The younger ones may call me Olaf 
Modeen.  I return to JADE MOUNTAIN once again!  Biff!  Pow!  JADE MOUNTAIN watched 
with glee as THE JUG O'NAUGHTS got knocked off top spot by LEGALESE!  Up 'n down.  Up 
'n down.  Rankings always change.  Up 'n down.  I think I'm gonna be...  Well, I'M 
HISTORY's 6th moved them up to 2-0-0 place.  It seems so recently people were saying 
LEGALESE was washed up, finished.  But 4-1-0 moved them up 1.  I guess they're washed 
no more...  What's with IAN?  He actually beat LEGALESE's LARCENY, and walked away 
with 18 more points from the fight.  Laughs were big at DARK TOADS while they watched 
IAN clobber LARCENY.  He lost 22 points and got bruised from objects thrown from the 
stands.  ESSINA TYL VERN was reminded on the sands why PREMEDITATION is Duelmaster.  
Wouldn't it be nice to have live subjects to practice on?  I hear some team is 
looking into the uses of convicted prisoners.   
     No matter the time or place, men will always duel.  How well I know the feeling 
of being in the most avoided team!  Don't fall out of practive, PARANOID ASYLUM!  The 
bums at BLOODY SKIES couldn't face the challenges from PARANOID ASYLUM!  No excuse 
for that!  How well I know the feeling of being the most challenged warrior, WOODY!  
Don't make idle boasts, they may come back to haunt you.  Keep challenging up 28 
points, RED MOSQUITO, and I won't have to write about you much longer.  LENTIRIA 
always accepts those kind of challenges...  RED MOSQUITO found one way to advance:  
challenging LENTIRIA and losing, but getting 3 points.  No brain, no pain.   
     A fighter's lot is filled with strife, revenge, and killing.  Some fighters 
don't accept this.  The best do.  So BLOODY SKIES sent SOULSICK to the Dark Arena.  
Big deal.  Plenty more fighters where SOULSICK came from.  Dime a dozen...  Now, 
Spyreporters...  Here's some advice:  study your opponent, master many skills, fight 
     Many other cities have retirement homes for aged warriors.  Any plans here?  
JADE MOUNTAIN is a nice place to live, but I don't like to live in nice places.  Time 
for my medication, so I'll leave now.  Practice, practice, practice!-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PREMEDITATION 2765           12   7  1   121       LEGALESE (253)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 IAN 2747                     19   8  0   102       DARK TOADS (240)
 CHILLY CHARLIE 2713          19  16  2   100       THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (233)
 MORGANNA 2761                16   8  0    97       DARK TOADS (240)
 BEN FRANKLIN 2727            12   6  0    92       I'M HISTORY (254)
 LARCENY 2720                 17  11  0    91       LEGALESE (253)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FLIGHT 2606                  16  10  1    85       PARANOID ASYLUM (234)
 NATHANIEL 2764               13   9  0    83       DARK TOADS (240)
 ALLOCUTION 2796               8   7  0    70       LEGALESE (253)
 ESSINA TYL VERN 2694         13  23  1    67       SAND DANCERS (67)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MARIANNE KIND 2791            9   8  2    65       THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (233)
 WOODY 2503                    5  49  0    64       SAND DANCERS (67)
-PINKY OF DOOM 2422            5   0  1    61       LETHAL ANATOMY (225)
 LENTIRIA 2754                12  14  1    58       SAND DANCERS (67)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HABEAS CORPUS 2799            8   5  0    55       LEGALESE (253)
 CROTAMITON 1529               6   2  0    50       BLOODY SKIES (148)
 TIBA TYL DAIN 2779           12   9  1    46       SAND DANCERS (67)
 THE LARCH 2788                7  11  0    44       THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (233)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RED MOSQUITO 2794             3   4  1    31       PARANOID ASYLUM (234)
 YERIX 2782                    3   7  0    27       PARANOID ASYLUM (234)
 HAMMERHEAD 1528               5   2  0    25       BLOODY SKIES (148)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HAROLD 2823                   5   2  0    23       DARK TOADS (240)
 IMMELMAN 2916                 2   0  0    16       BLOODY SKIES (148)
 THE CREAMATORIUM 2921         1   0  0    16       THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (233)
 BETSY ROSS 2908               1   0  0    14       I'M HISTORY (254)
-STOP SIGN 2811                1   0  1    12       LUROCIANS EXTREME 2 (259)
 WOBBLER 2912                  2   3  0    10       LEGALESE (253)
-SAM ADAMS 2801                1   5  1    10       I'M HISTORY (254)
 BOFFO-LIO 2913                2   2  0     8       THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (233)
-PATRICK HENRY 2902            1   1  0     7       I'M HISTORY (254)
 MONKEY KING 2904              1   2  0     5       PARANOID ASYLUM (234)
 HYPERSONIC 2917               1   1  0     4       BLOODY SKIES (148)
 MOCKINGBIRD 2918              0   1  0     1       DARK TOADS (240)
 LEETOLVINA 2923               0   1  0     1       SAND DANCERS (67)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
SOULSICK 1525          4  2 0 BLOODY SKIES 148      TREEMASTER 19         259 NONE    

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
PAUSE 2809             0  1 0 LUROCIANS EXTREME 259 RED MOSQUITO 2794     256         
ODE DE TOAD 2922       0  1 0 PARANOID ASYLUM 234   STONEWALKER 18        259 NONE    
VINTEELOA 2755        11 14 0 SAND DANCERS 67       CHILLY CHARLIE 2713   258         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Boffo-Lio -- I am honored you chose to write me a personal ad.  Unfortunately, I am
not understanding most of what you said.  I gather the gist is 'try a smaller
weapon', eh? -- Harold

Woody -- You need to make up your mind.  One turn, you're upset about not teaching
well anymore...the next you're upset that I learned too many skills. -- Ian

Tigtoad -- 'Ode de Toad'...classic.

Woody -- OOOooo...square ina mush with my dainty digits.  Hope I didn't hurt you,
after that bargain-basement epee became so many shish-ka-bob skewers. -- Marianne

Allocution -- OOOooo...I bespoke as a prophet a doom.  Now, I'm no Maid a Orleans.
I'm not hearin voices, don't need burnin at da stake, or nothing...but poor Venteeloa
...it was a tough match-up and a tough take-down. -- Chilly Charlie

Pinky of Doom -- Mighty rough wif dat finger, ain't ya.  Any time ya wants ta throw
tha other four into da contest...don't call.  That nobody answerin will be me. -- The

Wobbler -- I whacks on this side and whoaaa you wobbles that way and I whacks on that
side and whoaaa yer wobbling back this here a ways.  It's like I caught you coming
and going. -- Boffo-Lio

Jekyll -- We'll give it a slash, but I don't see your righteous indignation getting
too indignant over the killing of a pud.  It's common knowledge that some fighters,
for whatever reason, just don't work out.  And I'm not one to glorify overly too much
over a kill. (Shadowgate's creations not with-standing)  In the other hand, there's a
beer, so here's raising one to you for taking my p-ad in the spirit in which it was
intended.  Those "<grins>" can go a long way and I had fun writing it. -- Still, the

Judge -- Yes, yes, yes.........I was asleep at the wheel......sort of.....only this
time it was out of my hands.  At any rate....congrats on Premeditation defending the
throne.  Nice strat on running interference with Larceny.  Let's face the facts......
Premeditation is a fluke; albeit one that I am grudgingly rooting for, and Larceny
deserves the throne far more than Pre does yet Flight is the rightful owner of the
Foundation's throne in the present.  Flight should have been on the Isle loooooooong
ago, but alas, the carefree atmosphere of Jade has made me lackadaisical and he
(along with most of my stable) have missed more turns than I can imagine.  Assuming
Flight gets back into range and Premed is still on the throne, than you are hereby
ordered to "arrange" a duel between the two.  Consider it a "settlement" for my
Disciple involuntarily handing Pre the throne.  Not too worry.......the KD will be at
modest levels to appease the jury.......I solemnly swear. -- Jekyll; Overlord of The
Midnight Foundation

Larceny -- Looks like you caught me napping as well.......care to try it again...I
can assure you that the results will not be in the Prosecution's favor if you attempt
the roadblock again. -- Flight; Disciple of The Midnight Foundation

Tig -- "Ode de Toad" eh?!?  It does have a ring to it.  In honor, and I use that term
very loosely, of the filthy Toads that have occupied the Foundations throne of Jade
both past and (hopefully not anytime soon) present, I am hereby naming my latest
sacrifice to the Dark Arena in honor of the STENCH that emits from your foul
warriors.  Just consider it another example of 'Overlord Jekyll' extending the olive
branch in Jade...... -- Jekyll

Flight -- Good fight.  Up for a rematch? -- Larceny

Jug-O'Naughts -- Actually, the term "Wobbler" means a crime that can be prosecuted as
a misdemeanor or as a felony (under California Penal Law).  I thought it was a good
name for a warrior, but on second thought, maybe you are right. -- Judge

Soulsick -- Hmm, that's a tricky one.  Have you tried peppermint oil? -- Essina tyl

Nathaniel -- They tell me that SOME day I'll be better than you.  Yeah, right, I
should live that long! -- Lentiria
P.S.  Good work.
P.P.S.  Bad aim.

Chilly Charlie -- (reproachful look) -- Ghost of Vinteeloa

Marianne Kind -- I would never have ripped your face off!  Never.  It's a good face.
-- Woody
P.S.  But if I teach you five skills, couldn't you teach me more than one?  I've got
lots to learn, you know.

Habeas Corpus -- So long as it isn't MY corpus.... -- Tiba tyl Dain

Morganna -- Awwww....  (blushing) -- Woody

10 May 2003
To All -- Fellow managers, I humbly request your help.  My team (Ex Oblivione) was
started in Monuntial (DM 34) back in '92.  They were active for seven months.  I have
lost all early traces of them.  If any of you can help with copies of relevant
newsletters or, if you fought one of my warriors, copies of the fights, I would
greatly appreciate it.  I only have one of my original warriors left from the early
team now active in DM 60.  You can diplo me with any info here in the wonderful city
of Aradi.  Thank you in advance. -- Enigma, manager Ex Oblivione

15 May 2003
Assurnasirbanipal invites all to use his computerized warrior management tool.  The
program is the most extensive management tool ever created.  It was meant to run on a
PALM OS PDA, but will run (emulated) on a PC or MAC.  You can get this program on the
web at: http://www.geocities.com/assurnasir

27 May 2003
A note to everyone regarding manager names and manager lists -- If you're running a
team incognito, all you have to do is let me know and I won't put your name on any
manager lists.  It has seemed though, that more people want their names listed, even
if they do not announce themselves, than the other way around.  Also, I do maintain
the list more or less by hand and errors do creep in.  You have but to say I've made
an error and no one will be the wiser (except thee and me, of course). -- The Saint,
keeper of lists

30 May 2003
Duelmasters Friends and Friendly Foes -- I am returning to the United States for the
summer.  Please direct any Snailmail to:
     Devon Hagy
     Open Skies Ministries
     Att: Hammer
     1515 E 7th St
     Okmulgee, OK 74447
Bro De is the founder and president of Open Skies Ministries [Prison Ministry] and a
newcomer to the world of Duelmasters. We minister together when I am in the area.
See you on the sands!
-- Daryl P Holloman aka Hammer
Flower Hammerz DM 28
Casino Hammerz DM 33
Fish Hammerz DM 54

3 June 2003
     The Company of Brothers want to take this opportunity to formally introduce
ourselves to all players.  Our play is NOT based on smack, rudeness, or anything less
than fair play (well...as fair as it gets!) and improving the knowledge base of the
game and the sharing of experimentation and information.  We are not concerned with
personal politics, ideals, etc.  We are players who enjoy the game.
     Currently, our membership includes:
     Asmo Dius, Baphomet, and Fahkry.
     We wish to welcome our newest member...Suiside.  May the gods smile upon you and
victory rest well on your team.  Any who wish to join us may contact one of our
members for info.

4 June 2003
     The last Stormcrowe Slaughterhouse was one of the closest and most exciting
contests ever held in Alastari.  Such an epic demands a sequel.  Therefore, Master
Darque and Jack Wolfspider are pleased to announce the return of the Stormcrowe
     Where?  Stormcrowe DM 45 (slow).  When?  The Slaughterhouse returns on Turn 207,
due August 19.  How can you get into the action?  Bring a team (one per entrant
please) to arena 45 and announce your intention to join the contest in the Personals.
     Rules:  This time around the rules are very simple.  Each warrior win against a
higher rated opponent (one or more points higher in the ratings) brings you 10
points, against even rated opponent 7 points, lower rated 5 points.  Wins against
NPCs or by a warrior who downchallenges are worth 0 points.  Points are doubled for
kills.  All warriors in the arena whether participating in the Slaughterhouse or not
are fair game.  Points are totaled weekly, and the contestant whose team has racked
up the most points at the end of 10 turns is declared Slaughterhouse Champion.
     Prizes:  To be announced; we're still talking with RSI about it.  Figure it will
be something pretty good.  But hey, who needs prizes when the honor of being
Slaughterhouse Champion awaits!
     More info:  Master Darque, MasterDarqueDM@aol.com, or Jack Wolfspider,
russtulp@aol.com.  Or diplo Darque Forces (428) or Dynastic (433) in Arena 45.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

SOULSICK was dealt death by TREEMASTER in a 3 minute Dark Arena fight.
ODE DE TOAD was barely slain by STONEWALKER in a 2 minute brutal Dark Arena duel.
MARIANNE KIND was handily defeated by BEN FRANKLIN in a 1 minute Challenge match.
NATHANIEL slimly lost to CHILLY CHARLIE in a 1 minute veteran's Challenge contest.
ALLOCUTION savagely defeated WOODY in a 1 minute bloody Challenge competition.
HABEAS CORPUS won victory over TIBA TYL DAIN in a 3 minute Challenge fight.
CROTAMITON devastated THE LARCH in a 1 minute bloody mismatched Challenge match.
RED MOSQUITO was defeated by LENTIRIA in a action packed 1 minute Challenge melee.
BOFFO-LIO was vanquished by YERIX in a popular 1 minute uneven Challenge duel.
PREMEDITATION vanquished ESSINA TYL VERN in a 1 minute one-sided Title fight.
LARCENY was beaten by IAN in a popular 1 minute veteran's melee.
MORGANNA subdued FLIGHT in a 2 minute master's match.
HAMMERHEAD was outwaited by HAROLD in a monotonous 15 minute contest.
MONKEY KING was demolished by THE CREAMATORIUM in a 1 minute one-sided brawl.
WOBBLER viciously subdued MOCKINGBIRD in a 4 minute gruesome novice's conflict.
HYPERSONIC was savagely defeated by BETSY ROSS in a 2 minute beginner's struggle.
IMMELMAN beat LEETOLVINA in a crowd pleasing 1 minute amateur's brawl.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   7         TOTAL PARRY       13 -   8 -  0      62  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    6         LUNGING ATTACK    34 -  26 -  1      57  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   5         SLASHING ATTACK    8 -   7 -  2      53  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         BASHING ATTACK    27 -  24 -  2      53  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         WALL OF STEEL     34 -  32 -  3      52  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         AIMED BLOW         9 -  10 -  0      47  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     2         PARRY-STRIKE       8 -   9 -  0      47  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         STRIKING ATTACK    7 -  12 -  1      37  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         PARRY-RIPOSTE     10 -  18 -  1      36  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         PARRY-LUNGE        2 -   6 -  1      25  |

Turn 259 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
BASHING ATTACK   PREMEDITATION 2765         12   7  1  121 LEGALESE (253)
LUNGING ATTACK   IAN 2747                   19   8  0  102 DARK TOADS (240)
WALL OF STEEL    MORGANNA 2761              16   8  0   97 DARK TOADS (240)
AIMED BLOW       BEN FRANKLIN 2727          12   6  0   92 I'M HISTORY (254)
SLASHING ATTACK  FLIGHT 2606                16  10  1   85 PARANOID ASYLUM (234)
PARRY-STRIKE     MARIANNE KIND 2791          9   8  2   65 THE JUG O'NAUGHTS (233)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is CHILLY CHARLIE 2713.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was MOCKINGBIRD 2918.  The ten other most popular fighters were BETSY ROSS 2908, 
2912, IMMELMAN 2916, SOULSICK 1525, NATHANIEL 2764, and ALLOCUTION 2796.

The least popular fighter this week was HAROLD 2823.  The other ten least popular 
2913, and MARIANNE KIND 2791.