Street Fighter Ultra
Fighters who travel the world challenging the best fighters each destination has to offer. These fighters have no arena or home.
Third Planet Comic Books and Games •
A Comic Book store in Torrance, CA, just south of LA, where Helio (Suarte) Takashi-Hiro can be usually found. Often, he'll take on challengers in front of the store with lots of on-looking geeks, gamers, and Trekkers. The beach is not far away, however, so Helio often takes his fights there.
Temple of the Enlightened Dragon •
A Buddhist temple high in the Himilayas that is home to the Enlightened Dragon school of Kung Fu. Legend has it an actual Dragon lives inside, and that the students' fighting skills are tested by surviving several nights in the unforgiving snow and cold where Yetis are rumored to lurk. The arena consists of a stone courtyard surrounded by snow-covered statues. Often, Yeti and little bald Kung Fu masters will observe the matches.
Forteresse de la Liberté •
An old fortress in the middle of the Algerian desert used by the French Foreign Legion, complete with palm trees and old cannons. Legionnaires will gather to watch fights in the courtyard.
Villa di d'Armante •
An old and resplendant Villa located in the Italian countryside. This stately Villa is the ancestral home of the d'Armante family. The house is covered in creeping vines and features beautiful furniture and chandiliers. Huge wrought-iron and glass French doors open up onto the tiled veranda that overlooks the rolling hills covered in Olive trees.
Unnamed Pacific Island •
A Desert isle complete with thatch huts, palm trees, and saronged natives. This island paradise is secluded and unknown to the outside world. It was here the the corrupt Thai army officer, Suah Tong, found himself washed ashore. The people of this island nursed Suah Tong back to health. When it appeared he was stuck there, Suah Tong spent several years learning their healing arts of Holistic Medicine. Suah Tong was eventually rescued, but he still returns to this island getaway to retreat from the modern world.
Mor Carraig •
The ancestral home of the Scottish Clan MacThule. This Scottish castle is located on top of a mountain in the highlands. It is not far from Cammy’s castle. Blind Angus MacThule is the current owner.
Sarge’s Barracks •
These barracks at an army base in America serve as a meeting place for military types all over the globe. They come together to test each other and prove the might of their county’s military. Of course, the fighters are open to all comers. The fights are illegal, however, so the Military Police frequently raid the site.
Lionheart’s Village •••
Lionheart, the chief of a tribe of warriors in the Savannah Plain of Africa, has recently set up a new arena to bring attention to his warriors. As yet, no local fighters besides himself have risen to the challenge.
Temple of Infinity •••••
The Temple of Infinity is a home to a mysterious Sikh sect in India. It’s inhabitants are reported to be bizarre and otherworldly. It’s caretaker is an ancient man named Dharma Sitra who is reputed to be nearly invulnerable to harm. The temple is a contradiction in physics. The interior seems to be larger than the exterior and the laws of science rarely apply therein.
Cult of Minos •
Home of the Cult of Minos on Crete. The arena is an ancient ampitheater strewn with the debris of Minoan ruins and fallen columns.
Ngyen Tran’s Arena •
Ngyen Tran's Uncle owns a garage in Canada that serves as a front for the smuggling of illegal weapons. To earn money for this operation, Tran holds fights there both for profit and for covert publicity.
This temple is rumored to lie somewhere in the heart of Asia in the Mongolian Desert. It is the home of those who are not dead, yet not alive. Chiller began calling fights there recently for mysterious reasons. It is a dark and mysterious place filled with decay, darkness, and crypts.
Dojo no Ichigo •••••
The dojo of the Ichigo (or strawberry) Ninja Clan in Japan. This is where many of Japan’s elite warriors go to train and fight. The arena is a large atrium in the middle of the dojo resplendant with Bonsai and statues to Shinto Gods and Warriors.
New York Helipad •
The helipad on top of the New York 1st Precinct Police Headquarters serves as the location for many off-the-record encounters between NYPD and various fighters. Although the police officers view the area as neutral territory, Internal Affairs doesn't take kindly to fights on the roof and will often bust up these impromptu fights.
Brooklyn Boxing Studio •••
This famous boxing ring is a training ground for many American boxers. It is run by the aging manager P.B. Malone (short for Punching Bag), the legendary boxer from the Forties. To better train his boxers, he encourages them to fight opponents of many different styles, and his training ring is open to all comers.
Champion Circus Sideshow •
A long-running circus whose performers make side money by holding fights against all comers. The arena is in a large circus tent in the center ring surrounded by elephants, zebras, lions and other performers. Often, props such as burning hoops, trapeezes and tightropes are used.
Grand Pow-Wow •
The Grand Pow-Wow is a rondevous of various Native American Tribes held occasionally on Rocky Butte in Arizona. There they meet to determine who is strongest. The challenge is open to all, however, and the Native Americans have no problem with proving that the they are stronger. The Arena is on the top of the Butte and overlooks the Arizona desert and the surrounding buttes and mountains.
Shamatookna Village •••••
This Inuit village lies at the top of Canada near the North Pole. Many Canadians and Inuit go there to fight and prove their strength. The arena is inside the main lodge and igloo of the tribe that lives there. The interior is lined with fur and houses two wood-burning stoves. The walls are made of ice blocks.
Fu Street, Zheng, China ••
This ordinary looking street in Zheng, China, is actually an arena. At night, the locals gather to watch Wu Shu fighters compete and test their form. The street is always busy and is lined with merchants, people, lanterns, and animals.
Siberian Cybernetics Factory •
This isolated factory in the icy wastes of Siberia was once a Soviet work camp. Now it is turning a profit as the underground producer of illegal cybernetics. To test their newest cyberware, they invite fighters from all over the world to come and fight their creations. The arena is an open area on steel grating in the center of the factory surrounded by hanging chains and working machinery. It is dirty and grimy and not a pleasant place to work.
Muy Thai Wat •
This ruined temple in Thailand has been converted to a Muy Thai training ground for some of the meanest Thai Kickboxers in the world. The arena is in a cobblestoned area surrounded by fallen statues of ancient Thai gods and warriors covered in vines. Recently, Komodo and his gang have taken over the temple to use the tunnels beneath as a secret base. Below the Temple lies a Shadoloo submarine hangar where heroin is shipped worldwide.
Arena de Carnivale, Rio de Janerio •
This arena has the look of a party. Whether it is actually Carnivale time in Rio or not is irrelevant to the fighters who come here. The arena is in an open street surrounded by costumed partiers and half naked sun-worshipers. Only the very rich or very fun can fight in this arena.
Big John Kahunahuna’s Hawaiian Rib Shack •
Big John owns a rib shack on the beach in Waikiki that is a hangout for fighters and sumo wrestlers. Many warriors come here from all over the world for the best ribs available and some of the best fights offered. The regulars at Big John's Rib Shack are laid back and friendly. They like a good party and an even better surf.
Walkabout Canyon •••
This canyon is located near Don Hogan's orphanage deep in the Australian outback. The walls of the canyon are decorated with the hand paintings of generations of Aborigines,
Hank's Country Honky-Tonk and Saloon ••
This raucous saloon in Texas is home to some of the oneriest cowpokes and toughest customers this side of the Rio Grande. The old-fashioned bar boasts the hardest liquor and the hardest punches. It is a popular hangout for drifters, cowboys, and bikers.
M.Bison's Stronghold, 50 years hence ••
This is a very special arena that can only be reached through time travel. 50 years in the future, M.Bison has conquored the world and his reign is nearing its end with no clear successor. The Earth is a blasted wasteland. Its people enslaved. M.Bison feeds on the psionic life-energy of his subjects, but he grows older, and may, perhaps, even be already dead. Bison's twisted mutants rule the world with whip and chain. Fights are held for amusement and to settle to disputes.