DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 04/12/2018    Duedate: 04/25/2018

VEASTIAN ARENA

DM-43    TURN-779

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

ARDESKIN
GREENISLE GUARD (496)
(43-4917) [10-4-0,96]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

ARDESKIN                       DEAD PARROT
GREENISLE GUARD (496)          FLYING CIRCUS II (347)
(43-4917) [10-4-0,96]          (43-3479) [4-2-0,72]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

ARGUMENT CLINIC                CONFUSE A CAT
FLYING CIRCUS II (347)         FLYING CIRCUS II (347)
(43-3478) [5-3-0,66]           (43-3475) [2-2-0,26]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

DOLI CAPAX (514)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. GRAVEYARD SMASH (513)       33
2. FLYING CIRCUS II (347)      21      DOLI CAPAX (514)
3. KCPREP31 (524)              12      Unchartered Team
4. GREENISLE GUARD (496)        8
5. DOLI CAPAX (514)             4      KCPREP31 (524)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 DOLI CAPAX (514)          95  41 13 69.9   1/ 1 DOLI CAPAX (514)          8  1 0
 2/ 0 GREENISLE GUARD (496)     12   6  0 66.7   2/ 2*BIG LAKE SMASHERS (525)   6  6 0
 3/ 2 GRAVEYARD SMASH (513)     75  49  6 60.5   3/ 3 GRAVEYARD SMASH (513)     6  6 0
 4/ 4*KCPREP31 (524)             3   2  0 60.0   4/ 4*KCPREP31 (524)            2  1 0
 5/ 0*FLYING CIRCUS II (347)    16  11  1 59.3   5/ 0*FLYING CIRCUS II (347)    2  3 0
 6/ 3*BIG LAKE SMASHERS (525)   11  10  2 52.4   6/ 0 GREENISLE GUARD (496)     1  0 0

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

                                      SPY REPORT

     It's me, The Unknown Spymaster here with my bag to give you the news on last 
week's fights.  Advancing in the rankings was GRAVEYARD SMASH who went from last 
turn's 72-48-6, to this week's record of 75-49-6.  Hey everybody, watch out for DEAD 
PARROT, who flew up 19 points in the rankings after mashing RIGGS like a melon.  Keep 
your eye on this gal.  Ya know, some days it doesn't pay to walk out on the sands.  
ARGUMENT CLINIC was subdued by MUMMY'S THE WORD and drops 10 points.  Try as hard as 
the DOLI CAPAX stable might, they were unable to find their warrior (and 
ex-Duelmaster) MACE GREFF before this week's fights.  It's a proud day for the 
GREENISLE GUARD stable, as their warrior, ARDESKIN, ascended the Duelmaster's throne. 
Advice to bashers--never force anything, just get a bigger halberd!   
     But enough of that bunch, let's get on to the wimps who like to avoid battle!  
And hey, kiddies, those of you who didn't avoid GRAVEYARD SMASH, please raise you 
hand.  Wow.  Does VEASTIAN really have that many liars?  And you guys like to boo me? 
Well, unsling your rasberries, cause BIG LAKE SMASHERS beats feet every time 
GRAVEYARD SMASH smiles at them.  Try farming, eh?  Well dang howdy, but if challenges 
were votes, SOCK MOUTH would be president.  Although it may be a contest he doesn't 
want to win.  Challenging down 27 points was LOCARE.  Pretty soon he'll be using two 
shields and selling 'T.P.:  The only way to clean up' pins.  Definition of petty:  
LOCARE subdued SOCK MOUTH, a mismatch of 27 points.   
     Remember that an arena is not always a safe place to be, but it is one of the 
most interesting, though!  Remember:  alliances are great, but try and take your ally 
in the arena with you and see what happens.   
     I think I had better cut this one short.  It's been nice chatting to those of 
you whom I have not offended yet.  Okay, so I may not be the world's best comedian, 
but then you guys aren't the world's best warriors.  Hasta la bye-bye.  (Loud 
choruses of 'Beat it, ya bum!')-- The Unknown Spymaster  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ARDESKIN 4917                10   4  0    96       GREENISLE GUARD (496)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-IDONEUS 5185                 10   0  1   137       DOLI CAPAX (514)
-MACE GREFF 5090              25  13  4   113       DOLI CAPAX (514)
-MENS REA 5186                11   3  1   104       DOLI CAPAX (514)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-KRAFT PAPER 5174             13   8  0    76       DOLI CAPAX (514)
 MUMMY'S THE WORD 5076        15  17  1    75       GRAVEYARD SMASH (513)
 DEAD PARROT 3479              4   2  0    72       FLYING CIRCUS II (347)
 LOCARE 5216                   9   1  2    70       DOLI CAPAX (514)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ARGUMENT CLINIC 3478          5   3  0    66       FLYING CIRCUS II (347)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HOAGY BUFFER 5231             3   2  0    41       KCPREP31 (524)
 SOCK MOUTH 5239               2   3  0    38       BIG LAKE SMASHERS (525)
 RIGGS 5237                    4   1  1    36       BIG LAKE SMASHERS (525)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LOTT LIZZARD 5240             3   0  1    28       BIG LAKE SMASHERS (525)
 SCI FI SKETCH 3660            3   1  1    26       FLYING CIRCUS II (347)
 BAYING HOUND 5223             3   5  0    26       GRAVEYARD SMASH (513)
 CONFUSE A CAT 3475            2   2  0    26       FLYING CIRCUS II (347)
 LUMBERJACK 3477               2   2  0    25       FLYING CIRCUS II (347)
 JOLT 5242                     2   0  0    24       GRAVEYARD SMASH (513)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DRUMLONEGHAR 4914             2   1  0    20       GREENISLE GUARD (496)
-EERIE SIGHT 5217              1   0  0    18       GRAVEYARD SMASH (513)
 WOLF MAN 5229                 2   2  0     8       GRAVEYARD SMASH (513)
-TINY LUND 5241                1   1  0     5       BIG LAKE SMASHERS (525)

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

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

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Hellllooooo Veastian!  I am the Pope, manager of Flying Circus II.  I am returning to 
this fair city after a long absense from the game.  In the interest of fairness I will 
let you all know that Dead Parrot and Argument Clinic last fought in the Champs 
tourney, Confuse A Cat last fought in the initiates tourney the rest in the 
Apprentices tourney.  Challenge or not; avoid or not; as you dare... -- The Pope

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

LOCARE devastated SOCK MOUTH in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
ARGUMENT CLINIC was unbelievably bested by MUMMY'S THE WORD in a 3 minute battle.
ARDESKIN overpowered VENOMOUS CONCUBINE in a 1 minute mismatched Title duel.
RIGGS was devastated by DEAD PARROT in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
SCI FI SKETCH was savagely defeated by HOAGY BUFFER in a 5 minute competition.
LUMBERJACK overpowered WOLF MAN in a 1 minute one-sided struggle.
CONFUSE A CAT was bested by JOLT in a 3 minute veteran vs. beginner upset competition.
BAYING HOUND vanquished EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
LOTT LIZZARD vanquished MORDANT DESERTER in a 1 minute one-sided duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|BASHING ATTACK                   4         LUNGING ATTACK     1 -   0 -  0     100  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  3         STRIKING ATTACK   17 -   4 -  3      81  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         SLASHING ATTACK   14 -   6 -  2      70  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      4 -   2 -  0      67  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   1         AIMED BLOW         7 -   5 -  0      58  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         BASHING ATTACK    17 -  20 -  0      46  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         TOTAL PARRY        0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   1 -  0       0  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         WALL OF STEEL      0 -   1 -  0       0  |

Turn 779 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
BASHING ATTACK   ARDESKIN 4917              10   4  0   96 GREENISLE GUARD (496)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    DEAD PARROT 3479            4   2  0   72 FLYING CIRCUS II (347)
SLASHING ATTACK  LOCARE 5216                 9   1  2   70 DOLI CAPAX (514)
WALL OF STEEL    ARGUMENT CLINIC 3478        5   3  0   66 FLYING CIRCUS II (347)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is ARGUMENT CLINIC 3478.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was CONFUSE A CAT 3475.  The ten other most popular fighters were HOAGY BUFFER 
5231, ARGUMENT CLINIC 3478, JOLT 5242, LOCARE 5216, DEAD PARROT 3479, ARDESKIN 4917, 
LUMBERJACK 3477, BAYING HOUND 5223, LOTT LIZZARD 5240, and MUMMY'S THE WORD 5076.

The least popular fighter this week was WOLF MAN 5229.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were RIGGS 5237, SOCK MOUTH 5239, SCI FI SKETCH 3660, MUMMY'S THE WORD 5076, 
LOTT LIZZARD 5240, BAYING HOUND 5223, LUMBERJACK 3477, ARDESKIN 4917, DEAD PARROT 
3479, and LOCARE 5216.

                      SUMMER FACE-TO-FACE IN ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA

We have planned our summer FTF for July 13-15, 2018, in Arlington, Virginia, only 7 
miles on a quick Metro ride from Washington, D.C.!.  It will be held at the Holiday 
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inside the hotel.  There is no airport shuttle and parking is $7/day.  The rooms are 
blocked -- ask for the Reality Simulations block.  Reservations must be made by 6/12.  
(As always if you have issues making reservations, please let us know!)  

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Look for the tournament info sheet and minioverviews some time in June.  We hope 
you're all looking forward to it and that we will see you there!

                                          -- RSI