DUELMASTERS NEWSLETTER

Date   : 04/16/2004    Duedate: 04/29/2004

LIN TIRIAN ARENA

DM-78    TURN-269

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

BLANK
TREE PEOPLE (265)
(78-2374) [14-8-2,92]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

POSITION IS EMPTY              POSITION IS EMPTY

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

BLANK                          VALIANT TITMOUSE
TREE PEOPLE (265)              WILD KINGDOM (283)
(78-2374) [14-8-2,92]          (78-2427) [11-2-0,92]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

SAND DANCERS (68)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. TREE PEOPLE (265)           28
2. PBA (275)                   19      WILD KINGDOM (283)
3. WILD KINGDOM (283)           2      Unchartered Team
4. WORD MASTERS (191)           1
5. SAND DANCERS (68)            0      TACKY FLAMINGOS (60)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 3 WILD KINGDOM (283)        28   8  0 77.8   1/ 1 SAND DANCERS (68)         7  5 0
 2/ 4 TREE PEOPLE (265)        159  73  7 68.5   2/ 9 TREE PEOPLE (265)         3  1 0
 3/ 5 PBA (275)                 94  68  7 58.0   3/ 6 WILD KINGDOM (283)        2  0 0
 4/ 9 SAND DANCERS (68)        519 636 18 44.9   4/ 8 PBA (275)                 2  0 0
 5/ 8 WORD MASTERS (191)        22  27  3 44.9   5/ 7 WORD MASTERS (191)        1  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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                        *--=== LIRITH KAI REGIONAL NEWS ===--*

                                     Duelmasters
                                 -------------------
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 314): WHATCHAMACALLIT of BUENO FER NADA (Darkfist, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAIYLA KIV (turn 286): KAGES FAULT of FAULTY PREMISES (Abarsis, the Slaughter
                               Priest, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 281): HAROLD of DARK TOADS (TigToad, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 268): ONE-EYE TEO of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 107 LIRIN KIV (turn 245): DEANJLI TYL RHU of SAND DANCERS from SIMTAKKA (Rebina)

                                      Top Teams
                                       --------
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 314): SAND DANCERS (Lani, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAIYLA KIV (turn 286): 1988 DODGERS (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 281): DARK TOADS (TigToad, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 268): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 107 LIRIN KIV (turn 245): OVERLORDS, etc. (The Icelord, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 314): JEANINE of TOO GOOD FOR ME (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAIYLA KIV (turn 285): KIRK GIBSON of 1988 DODGERS (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 281): HAROLD of DARK TOADS (TigToad, mgr.)
                      (turn 280): HABEAS CORPUS of LEGALESE (The Judge, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     The Khalhums Dwarf thought HE should be Duelmaster, but we couldn't have that,
could we?  Besides, he was under false something or other, because he isn't really
from Khalhums.  He's from Khra.  And we all know what THEY are like.

                                        One-Eye Teo

                                      SPY REPORT

     Well, what are you looking at, LIN TIRIAN?  Ain't you never seen Snide Clemens 
before?  Ah, shaddup and listen to my news.  TREE PEOPLE turned their 3-1-0 turn into 
a 2nd place rank in the listings this turn.  Any better than this, and you get put on 
hit lists.  Of course, we're all terribly impressed to see CLIFF OAKS win a fight and 
gain 19 points, terribly.  Tsk, tsk, IRLON beat CHIP-WOOD and CHIP-WOOD lost 9 
points.  You're breakin' my heart.  And it's out with the old, in with the new, as 
BLANK takes the Title and last week's bar tab from the old Duelmaster.  Heh, heh.  
I'm not in a very good mood today, but why am I telling you this?  You want to know 
what's new, don't you, LIN TIRIAN?   
     Well, let's take a look at some more misdeeds of you miserable sword-boys.  LIN 
TIRIAN, I am losing what little hope I had in you.  WORD MASTERS the most avoided 
team?  What insult will suffice, I cannot say.  And it looks like WILD KINGDOM 
avoided them the most this turn.  What a pack of would be losers, if you ask me.  
Hmph.   
     Some people like volunteer work in the hospitals.  I volunteer for LIN TIRIAN's 
morgue.  More variety.  Titanium shields and bamboo daggers, guess what brave team is 
developing these kinds of weapons?   
     What does the LIN TIRIAN arena have in common with the inns?  It's just as 
comfortable to sleep in either place.  Ha ha ha ha!  Phlllt!  Just had to do that 
before I leave the fine city of LIN TIRIAN.  I feel much better now.  Glad to see the 
back of this place-- Snide Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BLANK 2374                   14   8  2    92       TREE PEOPLE (265)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VALIANT TITMOUSE 2427        11   2  0    92       WILD KINGDOM (283)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ONE-EYE TEO 2426             10  10  0    63       SAND DANCERS (68)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-RUSTICATE 1513                5   3  0    44       WORD MASTERS (191)
-ERYTHORBIC ACID 2278          4   4  1    43       WORD MASTERS (191)
 IRLON 2489                    5   9  0    42       SAND DANCERS (68)
-CENTERNIX M 2281              4   3  1    40       WORD MASTERS (191)
-THE LOIN KING 2431            5   3  0    36       WILD KINGDOM (283)
 DISSOLUTION 1514              7   9  0    34       WORD MASTERS (191)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BABY SPLIT 2432               5   4  1    33       PBA (275)
-CARNIVOROUS SHEEP 2499        4   0  0    33       WILD KINGDOM (283)
 CLIFF OAKS 2478               2   3  0    33       TREE PEOPLE (265)
 BLONDE BILLIE 2501            4   5  0    32       SAND DANCERS (68)
 CLUMSY DAN 2476               6  11  0    29       SAND DANCERS (68)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CHIP-WOOD 2425                6   4  0    22       TREE PEOPLE (265)
 FIVE + FIVE 2553              2   1  0    22       PBA (275)
-ARMOREDILLO 2498              3   1  0    17       WILD KINGDOM (283)
 BOXWOOD 2565                  1   0  0    13       TREE PEOPLE (265)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Dissolution -- Gosh, you nearly DID!  I never saw anyone go all soft and runny at the
edges like that. -- Blonde Billie

I may be clumsy, but the Cult Member is an idiot. -- Clumsy Dan

The Embezzling Scribe said he'd invest my stipend and double it.  I didn't believe
him, because I KNOW that there are guys down on River Street who can TRIPLE it.  I
don't let some chiseling embezzler rip me off! -- Irlon

Do you think we should tell Snide Clemens that the Lost Hope Inn burned down years
ago?  Or just let him wander around drinking in barns and stables? -- Jorja

     Barns and stables--that's about all Snide is fit for. -- Ed.

18 March 2004
St. Valentine's Day Massacre Update

     We are pleased to announce that the kLk sponsored St. Valentine's Day Massacre
kill contest in DM 36 is off to a great start.  We are also pleased to announce that
in addition to the 10 team rollups we are also able to offer the renaming of a dark
arena warrior as a prize to the manager with the most kills.  The contest is only 2
turns old and is still wide open.  There are currently 5 managers tied with one kill
each.  Anything can still happen so hurry up and get into the arena.
     On a personal note, no other alliances have entered the arena in force to
challenge the kLk dominance.  We were expecting The Firm to put up a fight for their
supposed home arena.  But, they were a no show.  Guess they proved what they are
really made of.  *evil grin*
     Perhaps another alliance would like to step in to give us a challenge.  We are
throwing down the gauntlet.  Perhaps the Chaos Inc. boys I keep hearing about would
like to step in and challenge the kLk for arena dominance.  If you don't show up,
Chaos, don't feel bad.  FAR better managers than you have been invited into Jhans but
have chosen to pass on the offer.
     So if you consider yourself worthy to compete, like fierce competition, and
enjoy arenas where the personals are as fierce as the fighting, come visit JHANS DM
36.  We're already planning our next contest, "Capture the Flag," and have a
storyline being actively worked on in the arena.  Whatever you like about DM you can
find it in JHANS.

Bookie
mgr. of Suicidal Dreams
and Director Jhans Board of Tourism
kLk Alliance

27 March 2004
     This notice is to inform the DM world that CHAOS INC. has added CHEETO to its
ranks.  He joins APEX, FLAGG, MATRIX, ASSAMITE, and RUDE BUDDHA as the 6th member.
May your chaotic wings spread disaster and CHAOS for all your days!  Welcome CHEETO!!

27 March 2004
     Has anyone seen it in print that the "Goat" is leaving the "Cartel"?  There were
some diplos to the effect of a special branch of the Cartel being formed, like secret
societies, governmental agencies and alliances certain agendas are developed.  To
obtain the desired effect of any agenda only key personnel can be used.  The "Goat"
is "Cartel" so until you see it with me announcing that I am not Cartel, remember,
"The Agenda of the Core is for you to fight for."  I hope this stops the confusion.
-- Goat

8 April 2004
CLICK (KLK) -- Remember, you asked for it.  Chaos is coming....

14 April 2004
CHAOS Inc. proudly announces our newest member, Silver Stroke.  He becomes the
seventh brother of Chaos.  We shall indeed be better for his joining.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

BABY SPLIT devastated CLUMSY DAN in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
ONE-EYE TEO was vanquished by BLANK in a 1 minute uneven Title battle.
VALIANT TITMOUSE subdued M. CHARDINEE in a 1 minute fight.
BLONDE BILLIE was vanquished by DANGEROUS CRIMINAL in a 1 minute mismatched brawl.
DISSOLUTION was overpowered by CLIFF OAKS in a 1 minute mismatched match.
IRLON devastated CHIP-WOOD in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
FIVE + FIVE devastated CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute mismatched match.
BOXWOOD handily defeated CONVICTED THIEF in a 2 minute uneven fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         STRIKING ATTACK    9 -   3 -  0      75  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      3         SLASHING ATTACK    3 -   1 -  0      75  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         TOTAL PARRY       10 -   6 -  0      63  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-STRIKE       5 -   3 -  0      63  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         WALL OF STEEL     16 -  10 -  0      62  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         LUNGING ATTACK    28 -  18 -  1      61  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-LUNGE        9 -   7 -  0      56  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         BASHING ATTACK    12 -  11 -  0      52  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -   1 -  0      50  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         AIMED BLOW         4 -   6 -  0      40  |

Turn 269 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:

STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  0     AIMED BLOW         0 -  1         5  LUNGING ATTACK 
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  PARRY-LUNGE    
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         1  WALL OF STEEL  
PARRY-LUNGE        2 -  1     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  0         1  BASHING ATTACK 
                              TOTAL PARRY        0 -  0         1  SLASHING ATTACK
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  2         1  STRIKING ATTACK

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   BLANK 2374                 14   8  2   92 TREE PEOPLE (265)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is BLANK 2374.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
VALIANT TITMOUSE 2427.  The ten other most popular fighters were BABY SPLIT 2432, 
BLANK 2374, CLIFF OAKS 2478, IRLON 2489, FIVE + FIVE 2553, BOXWOOD 2565, BLONDE 
BILLIE 2501, CHIP-WOOD 2425, CLUMSY DAN 2476, and ONE-EYE TEO 2426.

The least popular fighter this week was DISSOLUTION 1514.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were ONE-EYE TEO 2426, CLUMSY DAN 2476, CHIP-WOOD 2425, BLONDE 
BILLIE 2501, BOXWOOD 2565, FIVE + FIVE 2553, IRLON 2489, CLIFF OAKS 2478, BLANK 2374, 
and BABY SPLIT 2432.

The following warriors will travel to ADVANCED DUELMASTERS after next turn:

BLANK (78-2374) TREE PEOPLE (265)