DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/07/2012    Duedate: 06/20/2012

JADE MOUNTAIN ARENA

DM-75    TURN-478

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

LIGHTNING THRUST
CRITICALS (13)
(75-150) [13-11-0,74]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

LIGHTNING THRUST               TRES
CRITICALS (13)                 EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
(75-150) [13-11-0,74]          (75-3481) [3-0-0,43]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

MOUNTAIN STORM                 MOUNTAIN STORM
SAND DANCERS (67)              SAND DANCERS (67)
(75-3436) [10-12-0,42]         (75-3436) [10-12-0,42]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

EL CAMINO:DOS (307)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. EL CAMINO:DOS (307)         43
2. SAND DANCERS (67)           10      CRITICALS (13)
3. CRITICALS (13)              -2      Unchartered Team

                                       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 2*EL CAMINO:DOS (307)       10   3  0 76.9   1/ 2*EL CAMINO:DOS (307)      10  3 0
 2/ 3 CRITICALS (13)            48  32  2 60.0   2/ 3 CRITICALS (13)            4  2 0
 3/ 4 SAND DANCERS (67)        930 %1358 27 40.6   3/ 1 SAND DANCERS (67)         4 11 1

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

                               NOT MUCH TIME IS LEFT
                                        to
                          ENTER THE TURF WAR COMPETITION
                                        and
                                  TEAMS ARE NEEDED

     The Turf War is coming.  The Turf War is coming.  TW8 will begin in DM47 the
first turn following the Philadelphia Face.  Mark July 27 on your calendar.  There is
only one turn left between now and The Wars -- the one on July 3.  Sign up.  Find a
team.  Choose a captain.  Get confirmed.  And send in your two rollup certs.  You can
do it all in the July 3 newsletter.  DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS COMPETITION AND THE
PRIZES!
     The status of the current entries (as of June 5) is as follows:

M*MBO (Master Darque)           Dec  Conf  CertsIn
Ottodrome (Otto X)               y     y     y
Bubba's TW Army (Bubbagnoosh)    y     y     y
Darque Forces (Master Darque)    y     y     y
Fast Food (Madwand)              y     y     y

OZ FEAST LE BANANA (Mannequin)  Dec  Conf  Certs In
Second Bananas (Mannequin)       y     y     y
Mystic Orc Feast (Slugbait)      y     y     y
Land of Oz (Oz)                  y     y     y
Les Turfistes (Le Pentarque)     y     y     y

CLUB FED (Vae Victus)           Dec  Conf  CertsIn
In Qeternum (Vae Victus)         y     y     y
Obsidian Order (Skaven)          y     y     y
Devil's Rejects (Lucifer)        N     N     y
Real Men Wear Pink (Glitter Boy) y     y     N

LBA (Assur)                     Dec  Conf  CertsIn
Bash Bros Park (Assur)           y     y     y
Shewish Buffet (OAB)             y     y     y
Horny Goat -X (Grimm)            N     N     N

     Perhaps you have not seen the rules for TW8, which has been posted in all
newsletters?  Here they are.

                                *TURF WAR 8 RULES*

Starting July 30 2012 (12 turns)
Bring acclaim and glory to the North Fork (DM47) arena.

Anyone may participate; known alliances, new alliances, or temporary alliances
created solely to compete in the Turf War!  To participate, each alliance must:
        1.  Announce the Captain of the alliance in the North Fork (DM 47)
newsletter.
        2.  Indicate in the newsletter which Captain/alliance you will join.
        3.  Announcements made on the D2 Forums or elsewhere will not be accepted.

Captains are responsible for:
        1.  Verifying/authorizing, in the North Fork newsletter those who wish to
participate under the banner of their alliance. The confirmation/verification must
occur after, or in the same newsletter, but not before, the participants declaration.
(Lack of participant indication of joining and/or subsequent lack of Captain
confirmation will delay a team's participation in the Turf War.)
        2.  Distribution of prizes should their alliance win the Turf War.
        3.  Submit two (2) RSI Roll-Up Certificates to participate.  (Note: Captains
may, if they wish, submit certs for all potential members of their alliance.)

Participating managers who are not Captains must:
        1.  Submit two (2) RSI Roll-Up Certificates to participate (Unless already
submitted by Captain.  Note: extras will not be returned, but will go into the
winning pool of prizes.)
        2.  Announce their intent to compete with manager name, team name, and
alliance they will represent in the North Fork (DM 47) newsletter.  Announcement made
on the D2 Forums will not be accepted.
               a.  No scores will be tabulated until an RSI Gift Certificate is
received, and participant indication and captain confirmation are posted in the North
Fork newsletter.  NO EXCEPTIONS.
               b.  Before a manager can compete, he/she must declare themselves in
the North Fork (DM 47) newsletter as stated above AND be verified in the same or
subsequent newsletter by the alliance Captain they will represent.
               c.  Only one (1) team per player may compete.  No arena multiple teams
or aliases will be allowed.  Violations will result in immediate manager
disqualification (including team point adjustments) from the Turf War (so be sure to
take any multiple teams OFF of Team Maintenance and be certain not to run any other
team warriors).
               d.  Scoring will NOT be retroactive for teams/alliances that do not
properly declare or get captain confirmation or fail to send a Gift Certificate by
Turn 1.  In other words, if your Gift Certificate is not received until Turn 3 of the
Turf War, and you have fought on Turns 1 and 2, your score will not begin until Turn
3.  All conditions must be met before scoring will begin--declaration, verification,
and Gift Certificate received.
               e.  No declarations or verifications will be accepted after Turn 3 of
the Turf War.
               f.  For purposes of scoring, the moderators will score the Turf War
and settle any and all disputes as they arise.  Their decisions will be final.
(Note: the intent is to have a very thorough set of rules so that few decisions, if
any, are required from the moderators.)

Scoring will be as follows for Fights:
                                   Win   Loss   Kill      Die
Challenge (up or within same class) +2     -2     +5       -5
Down Challenge "Challenger"         -2     -2     -5       -5
Down Challenge "Challenged"         +2      0     +5       -5
Match Up                            +1     -1     +1       -5
Bloodfeud Challenge (Up or Down)    +2     -5     +5      -10 
Champion **                         x2     x2     x2       x2
Dark Arena*                        +10     -5     xx       xx
Tournament Death***                                        -3
Halfway (6 round total) best alliance win/loss percentage ****
Final (12 round total) alliance w/l% percentage ****
    * After 2nd win in DA, warrior scores no additional points for wins.
    ** Champions double applies to his score only - not to opponent.
    *** No warrior may be substituted without the proper use of the DA or arena death
or death in a tournament or graduation.  There must be a maximum of five only on a
team at any point and time.  (The penalty for such substitution is -10 points.)
Points awarded for team tournament participation are 1 for 1 entrant, 3 for 2
entrants, 6 for 3 entrants, 10 for 4 entrants, and 15 for 5 entrants.  A TV scores 7
points or a TC scores 15 points.   Death in a tournament results in a -3 score.
    ***** Halfway points scored are 25, 20, 15, 10, 5, 5, 5 (etc) for 1st, 2nd, 3rd
(etc).  (To qualify for any of these points the alliance must have fought 75% of its
possible fights.)  Final 12 Round points scored are 40, 30, 20, 15, 10, 5, 5, 5 (etc)
for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd (etc).  (To qualify for any of these points the alliance must
have fought 75% of its possible fights.)

Special Scoring Considerations for the Turf War are as follows:
Full Team:                                        +1
      1. A team which fights 4+ warriors (Includes DAing) gets a point
Full Alliance                                     +1
      2. An alliance were ALL teams get a Full Team point earns a point
Full Team/Alliance scores
      3. Will double for the last half (6 rounds) of TW8.
Style Master:                                     +2
      1. No matter how many stylemasters, an individual team can score only +2 per
         round.
Duelmaster:                                       +2
      1. Duelmaster points shall be earned separate of stylemaster points.

Champions:
     1.  A Champion may be declared, but one is not mandatory.
     2.  Only one Champion allowed per manager at any given time.
     3.  Champions that graduate or are killed by another warrior in the arena, but
         not the Dark Arena, may be replaced.
     4.  Champions must have fought at least one previous fight in the North Fork
         (DM47 arena) to be able to be declared a champion.
     5.  A Champion can be declared on any round and point factors will begin that
         same turn.  (Must meet above 4 conditions prior to declaring.)

Bloodfeuds:
        1.  Bloodfeuds will score points on all four (4) turns.
        2.  There is no limit to which warrior may bloodfeud or how often.
        3.  To score as a bloodfeud, then feud/death must have occurred totally
within the TW8.  (E.g. Feuds created prior to TW8 will not be deemed or scored as a
bloodfeud, but rather as a challenge or downchallenge.

Downchallenges:
        1.  A downchallenge occurs when a warrior challenges a warrior in a lower
class.  (Lower class is defined as lower than the identical class.  E.g. A challenger
champion class challenging a champion class is a down challenge.)
        2.  In TW8 a standard challenge is up (in recognition points), parallel or
within the identical class but lower recognition.
        3.  No challenge by The Duelmaster shall be deemed a downchallenge.  (This
rule supersedes all other downchallenge rules.)

Tournament Considerations:
        1.  Tournament participation is allowed and ENCOURAGED as a great form of
recognition for North Fork.
        2.  Tournament Victors (live only) won during the course of the contest will
gain a one (1) time bonus of 7 points.  This bonus will apply EACH time a warrior(s)
wins such status.
        3.  Tournament Champions (live only) won during the course of the contest
will gain a one (1) time bonus of 15 points.  This bonus will apply EACH time a
warrior(s) win such status.
        4.  Points awarded for tournament participation are are 1 for 1 entrant, 3
for 2 entrants, 6 for 3 entrants, 10 for 4 entrants, and 15 for 5 entrants.  A TV
scores 7 points additional or a TC scores 15 points additional.  Death in a
tournament results in an additional -3 score.
        5.  Points for entrants, TVs, TCs, and tournament deaths will be applied the
Turn after RSI posts tournament results in the North Fork (DM 47) newsletter (i.e.,
if the results post on North Fork turn 300, points will be credited on North Fork
turn 301 to the applicable teams).

Special Considerations:
        1.  Each alliance begins the Turf War with zero (0) points.
        2.  There will be NO alliance or team changes once the contest has begun.  If
you begin the Turf War with Alliance A, you must end the Turf War with Alliance A.
If you begin the Turf War with Team A, you must end the Turf War with Team A.
        3.  There will be a maximum of four (4) teams/managers allowed per alliance
for the Turf War VII.  The minimum is two (2).
        4.  The Dark Arena may be used on the first FE turn (e.g. no arena or
tournament fights) only, of every warrior, without penalty.
        5.  If at any time, the Moderators determine that any non-TW team in the
arena is aiding and/or abetting any TW alliance or team, the affected points won by
the gifted team/alliance will be disallowed and the aiding non-TW team will be asked
to desist from play in the arena until after the Turf War concludes.

Prizes:
The Turf War is meant to be a "winner takes all" contest.  However, for TW8, a prize
(RU cert) will be awarded each of the twelve turns to the individual team/manager
that fights five fights and has the best w/l record that turn. (Tiebreakers are in
this order -- kills, recognition points earned.)  All prizes and 100% of the Gift
Certificates will be awarded to the Captain of the winning alliance at the end of the
competition.  It is the responsibility of the Captain to distribute Gift
Certificates.  Moderators will submit a list of each manager on the winning alliance
to RSI at the completion of the contest for the non-Certificate prizes.

     All entry fees (rollup certs) are awarded to the winning alliance, except for
the twelve reserved for the individual winning manager each week.)
     The following prizes have been secured from RSI:
        1.  Renaming of the North Fork (DM 47) arena;
        2.  Renaming of all Dark Arena Monsters (two for each manager in the winning
alliance, and two additional for the captain of the alliance).
        3.  Known Favorites for one DM47 warrior on each team of the winning alliance
(warrior must be ranked Initiate or above, must be alive, and must have at least one
DM47 arena fight to receive this award).
        4.  +1 Skill bonus (three) for each manager on the winning alliance.  Bonus
potions must be applied to living warriors from DM 47, no more than two skills per
warrior.
        5.  +1 Skill bonus potion (one) for each and every individual manager who
fights in all 12 rounds AND 54 fights of the Turf War.  Bonus potion must be applied
to a living warrior from (DM 47)
        6. Two additional rollup certs for each manager of the winning alliance from
RSI.
     These RSI awards will be listed by the Moderator for claiming from RSI (Lee)
within 4 turns of the end of TW VI. The certs will be mailed to the winning alliance
by the Moderators within two weeks of the end of the TW.

Moderators:
The Moderators for this event will be Oz and Master Darque.  They will arbitrate all
dealings during the course of the contest.  Their decisions will be final.  All
questions, comments, and scoring disputes may be directed to Land of Oz or Darque
Forces via diplo in DM 47.  Managers with internet access may send a private message
to [The Consortium] or [Darque] on the Duel2 Forums.  Lastly, you may also email
questions, comments, and scoring disputes to rebelnerfherder at yahoo dot com or
wfms101 at aol dot com.

Please note there have been rule changes from the last Turf War.  Please read them
carefully!

This contest will begin in late July 2012 following the Summer FTF.
                             **TW8 Revision 06-05-12**

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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 697): G-STRING of HOT STUFF (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 699): MAC THE SPOON of THE SYNDICATE (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 629): MICKEY HANDS of ARCANE ROYALTY (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 693): SUNDOG of GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 695): GOOD AS GOLD of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 687): CAPT KIRCHNER of 82ND ILLINOIS (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 688): BULL HALSEY of MAN OR BEAST? (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 346): COLGATE SMILE of MY GENERATION (Storm Lord, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 685): SULU of TREKKERS (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 344): XANDAR of AVENGERS (Huckle Cat?, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 681): DISTORTION of DEATH BY DESIGN (Bubba Ganoosh, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 678): HEADLESS NORSEMAN of HALLOWEINERS (The Dark One)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 670): GRINCH of THE BAD GUYS (Mr. Bad Guy, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 629): CYCLONE of FAMOUS HURLERS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 321): MINI DRIVER of STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 315): SPAWN of FANTASTIC FIVE (?, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 302): 4-H of LIFE IMPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 560): ELISE GOUDGE of MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 545): Q MARK of UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 527): DEEMER EPPT of MIDDLE WAY 20 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 522): MARAN TEN PALAN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 251): BOOB of PALINDROMES (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 483): HALF PAST PI of NUMB-ERS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 477): INCREDIBLE SPEED of CRITICALS (Howlin' Wolf, mgr)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 469): HAROUN SHADDAR of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 586): NIGHTCAP of DARKLINGS (She-Puppy, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 697): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 699): SWEET MAGIC (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 629): ARCANE ROYALTY (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 693): BLIND MELON (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 695): REALLY? (Dr. Grimley, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 687): 82ND ILLINOIS (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 688): THE MOTHERSHIP CC (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 346): THE PENTARCHY (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 685): STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 344): NUMBERS GAME (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 681): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 678): HALLOWEINERS (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 670): REALLY? (Dr. Grimley, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 629): FAMOUS HURLERS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 321): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 315): VEGAN CANNIBALS (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 302): LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 560): MIDDLE WAY 20 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 545): RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 527): MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 522): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 251): MIDDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 483): NUMB-ERS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 477): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 469): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 586): DIRT DEVILS et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 697): G-STRING of HOT STUFF (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 695): GOLD CHARM of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 321): JOSIE WALES of STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 302): RED ALERT of PUBLIC ENEMY (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 527): DEEMER EPPT of MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 251): RED HOT CHILE PAPA of WORLDWIDE GORE (Crip, mgr.)
                            MONGOL HORDE of WORLDWIDE GORE (Crip, mgr.)
                            CROSS CZECH of WORLDWIDE GORE (Crip, mgr.)
                            YANKEE DOODLE of WORLDWIDE GORE (Crip, mgr.)
                            APPLE DANISH of WORLDWIDE GORE (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 482): NEGATIVE ONE of NUMB-ERS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 468): KURTAL DUCK of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Busy, busy, busy, lots of things happening in JADE MOUNTAIN this turn, and let's 
start with a look at some of the teams.  It seems the training can make the 
difference, as SAND DANCERS is pushed out of top team by EL CAMINO:DOS, who came from 
2nd with a 4-0-0 this turn.  And let's see, TRES fought MOUNTAIN STORM and gained 16 
points and contributed to EL CAMINO:DOS' 4-0-0.  RIA BLUEBIRD has lost to LIGHTNING 
THRUST, falling 4 points, while helping make SAND DANCERS a 2-3-1 turn.  Our last 
turn's Duelmaster has lost, folks, lost to JADE MASTER, and INCREDIBLE SPEED has made 
the way for a new Duelmaster!  With INCREDIBLE SPEED clearing the throne, CRITICALS 
of LIGHTNING THRUST takes a proud seat as JADE MOUNTAIN's new Duelmaster, by virtue 
of recognition points.  By the way, was that our Duelmaster that I saw last night, 
cramped under the table at The Green Axe?   
     He who challenges well, fights well.  He who avoids without cause, shall lose 
for good reasons.  My mama told me that one.   
     We only live a short time in this world, so why not take a sharp blade, and 
shave it close?  Is it really true that JADE MOUNTAIN has more dishwashers per capita 
that fighters?  Just thought I'd ask...   
     Remember, blood on the purple robe does not change it from a purple robe.  Dare 
to fight bravely.  Always good to rest in JADE MOUNTAIN, but never good to wear out 
my welcome.  Look for me in future turns.  Until the sun next rises and my pen sets 
to paper-- Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LIGHTNING THRUST 150         13  11  0    74       CRITICALS (13)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 INCREDIBLE SPEED 476         12   8  0    71       CRITICALS (13)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ENVANALIN 3459               10   2  1    55       SAND DANCERS (67)
-SECURE DEFENS 490             3   2  0    51       CRITICALS (13)
 RIA BLUEBIRD 3465             6   2  1    43       SAND DANCERS (67)
 TRES 3481                     3   0  0    43       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
 MOUNTAIN STORM 3436          10  12  0    42       SAND DANCERS (67)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BANDIDOS GUAPO 3480           3   0  0    26       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
 KOGAN DJIAN 3476              4   2  0    25       SAND DANCERS (67)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-ATERRADO INCREDIBLE 3483      2   0  0    16       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
 WINTER ROSE 3467              3   4  0    13       SAND DANCERS (67)
 HOT DAMN!! 3488               1   0  0    13       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
 FEUNTE 3489                   1   0  0    11       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
-PARRY SLIP 3461               0   3  0     3       CRITICALS (13)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
STONEFACE MIKARN        0  0 0                      ENVANALIN 3459        478  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Tres -- And only one of me!  Oh, well.  Any fight I can walk away from is a good
fight. -- Kogan Djian

Aterrado Incredible -- Ay caramba!  Yo quiero Taco Bell! -- Winter Rose, master
linguist

Lightning Thrust -- And to think I passed up a chance to invest in a lightning rod!
-- Ria Bluebird

And a couple of losses to standbys, which is so embarrassing. -- Envanalin and
Mountain Storm

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

INCREDIBLE SPEED slimly lost to JADE MASTER in a crowd pleasing 3 minute fight.
LIGHTNING THRUST demolished RIA BLUEBIRD in a 1 minute one-sided Title melee.
MOUNTAIN STORM was luckily beaten by TRES in a crowd pleasing 2 minute bloody duel.
ENVANALIN assassinated STONEFACE MIKARN in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
WINTER ROSE was bested by BANDIDOS GUAPO in a 2 minute brawl.
KOGAN DJIAN vanquished SIR RIKARN T'LUCAN in a 1 minute mismatched fight.
HOT DAMN!! overpowered LIGHTFINGER LU in a 1 minute mismatched brawl.
FEUNTE defeated SAI-KI THE PEGLEG in a 1 minute beginner's melee.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|AIMED BLOW                       4         AIMED BLOW        20 -   4 -  2      83  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         SLASHING ATTACK    9 -   4 -  0      69  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         BASHING ATTACK     4 -   3 -  0      57  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         TOTAL PARRY        6 -   6 -  0      50  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         LUNGING ATTACK    11 -  11 -  0      50  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         STRIKING ATTACK    6 -   9 -  0      40  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         WALL OF STEEL      6 -  10 -  0      38  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   2 -  0       0  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 478 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   LIGHTNING THRUST 150       13  11  0   74 CRITICALS (13)
WALL OF STEEL    INCREDIBLE SPEED 476       12   8  0   71 CRITICALS (13)
AIMED BLOW       ENVANALIN 3459             10   2  1   55 SAND DANCERS (67)
TOTAL PARRY      TRES 3481                   3   0  0   43 EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is MOUNTAIN STORM 3436.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was MOUNTAIN STORM 3436.  The ten other most popular fighters were BANDIDOS 
GUAPO 3480, INCREDIBLE SPEED 476, TRES 3481, FEUNTE 3489, LIGHTNING THRUST 150, 
ENVANALIN 3459, WINTER ROSE 3467, KOGAN DJIAN 3476, HOT DAMN!! 3488, and RIA BLUEBIRD 
3465.

The least popular fighter this week was RIA BLUEBIRD 3465.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were HOT DAMN!! 3488, KOGAN DJIAN 3476, WINTER ROSE 3467, ENVANALIN 
3459, LIGHTNING THRUST 150, FEUNTE 3489, TRES 3481, INCREDIBLE SPEED 476, BANDIDOS 
GUAPO 3480, and MOUNTAIN STORM 3436.