DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 09/18/2014    Duedate: 10/01/2014

DAYLA KIV ARENA

DM-74    TURN-543

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

TAX MAIL-IN
I HATE TOURNEYS (532)
(74-4399) [19-2-0,99]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

TAX MAIL-IN                    POSITION IS EMPTY
I HATE TOURNEYS (532)          
(74-4399) [19-2-0,99]          

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

ERNEST R. KOUMA                ERNEST R. KOUMA
MEDAL OF HONOR (519)           MEDAL OF HONOR (519)
(74-4416) [16-11-0,77]         (74-4416) [16-11-0,77]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

I HATE TOURNEYS (532)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. SAND DANCERS (251)          26
2. MEDAL OF HONOR (519)        17      I HATE TOURNEYS (532)
3. HOMER'S PETS (520)          11      Unchartered Team
4. I HATE TOURNEYS (532)        9
5. HEROES AND VILLIANS (537)    0      I HATE BUGS!!! (341)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 2 I HATE TOURNEYS (532)     53  12  0 81.5   1/ 1 I HATE TOURNEYS (532)     7  3 0
 2/ 1 THE VENETIAN IV (530)      9   3  0 75.0   2/ 3 SAND DANCERS (251)        7  8 0
 3- 3*HEROES AND VILLIAN (537)  12   7  0 63.2   3/ 7 MEDAL OF HONOR (519)      5  1 0
 4/ 4 MEDAL OF HONOR (519)      89  59  2 60.1   4/ 4 HOMER'S PETS (520)        3  5 0
 5/ 5 GAMES CRIP PLAYS (486)    14  14  0 50.0   5/ 5 THE VENETIAN IV (530)     2  1 0
 6/ 6 HOMER'S PETS (520)        34  36  2 48.6   6- 2*HEROES AND VILLIAN (537)  2  3 0
 7/ 7 SAND DANCERS (251)       %1248 %1349 43 48.1   7/ 6 GAMES CRIP PLAYS (486)    1  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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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 757): THE TALL MAN of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 759): AGONY of TORTURED (Iron Maiden, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 748): SIERRA of MMM BEER!! (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 753): GROOVY SIR GRIMM of THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (The Dark One, mgr)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 755): MISDIAGNOSIS of BASH BROS. DOCTOR (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 746): LEAD BELLY of BODY OF MUSIC (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 747): HAMMER REVIEW of THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 376): WATER RAT of LORDS OF DISCIPLINE (Longshot, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 744): ALI BOOMBAH YAY of DEVIATION (Marma Duke, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 374): SEAWEED of BASH BROS OCEAN (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 741): UNGNOME SOLDIER of SECRET SQUIRRELS (Gentleben, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 738): HUSTLER of CLASSIC CHARACTERS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 730): A MAN of FOOT OF PRIDE (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 688): PLASTIC MAN of MELODY MAYHEM (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 351): PULLED ORC of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 345): RU BRINGER of LES TURFISTES (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 332): KINGU of MESOPOTAMIA (Var, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 620): SWYTAI of GRIZZLED VETERANS (Dameon Darkheart, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 605): CRAYONS of UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 587): REWARD of ERRATA (JE, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 581): APACHE FOG of SUPERNATURAL (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 281): ENDU ENDU of DUDS (Dudley Do-Right, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 545): TAX MAIL-IN of I HATE TOURNEYS (Crumudgeon, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 536): UNTAMED BERSERKER of CRITICALS (Howlin' Wolf, mgr)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 528): SERGEANT 3 of MEDAL OF HONOR Z2 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 645): BILBO BAGGINNI of MIDDLE ITALY (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 757): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 759): PURE POISON (?, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 748): ALLITERATE ARMY (Howlin' Wolf, mgr>)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 753): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 755): BLOOD ON THE TRACKS (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 746): ALL THINGS FLOYD (Flody, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 747): THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 376): LORDS OF DISCIPLINE (Longshot, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 744): THE TAKEN (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 374): BASH BROS OCEAN (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 741): SECRET SQUIRRELS (Gentleben, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 738): XXX BANDITS (?, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 730): FOOT OF PRIDE (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 688): THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 351): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 344): LES TURFISTES (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 332): MESOPOTAMIA (Var, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 620): MEDAL OF HONOR A11 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 605): UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 587): CANINE CUISINE (Alfredo Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 581): POSSE (Hollowshade, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 281): WORLDWIDE GORE (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 542): I HATE TOURNEYS (Crumudgeon, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 537): CRITICALS (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 528): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 645): DIRT DEVILS et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 758): HYPATIA of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
                           STRYCHNINE of PURE POISON (?, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 748): LAME OX of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
                            LAUGHTER REDKNIFE of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 375): TRAVEL of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 373): PITCHFORK of USEFUL WEAPONS (Smithy, mgr.)
                               AMUR of AVENGERS (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 741): KID DYNAMITE of STRATEGY, DAMMIT! (Riff-Raff, mgr.)
              (turn 740): DROGON of DEATH BY DESIGN (Bubba Ganoosh, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 738): HUSTLER of CLASSIC CHARACTERS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 345): ASTROTRAIN of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
                   (turn 344): CASTLE THUNDER of OTTODROME TW (Otto X, mgr.)
                               FLESH HUNTER of BAAL'S MINIONS (Var, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 332): KINGU of MESOPOTAMIA (Var, mgr.)
                              HAIRY MONSTER of OPEN SESAME (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 619): KRAIT of SERPENTS' HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 281): F.U.B.A.R. of ALPHABET SOUP (Crip, mgr.)
                (turn 280): URSULA ZAROFF of MIDDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     You elder fighters surely remember me.  The younger ones may call me Olaf 
Modeen.  I return to DAYLA KIV once again!  Hmmmph!  I always thought HEROES AND 
VILLIANS was an over-rated team and they proved it with a 0-0-0!  Up 'n down.  Up 'n 
down.  Rankings always change.  Up 'n down.  I think I'm gonna be...  Well, MEDAL OF 
HONOR's 3rd moved them up to 2-0-0 place.  What's with KULVAR TEN KOGAN?  He actually 
beat HOMER'S PETS' SNOWBALL V, and walked away with 18 more points from the fight.  
Laughs were big at HOMER'S PETS while they watched SNOWBALL II clobber RUVAN TEN 
ZHALEN.  He lost 13 points and got bruised from objects thrown from the stands.  
HANVAL THE CLAW was reminded on the sands why TAX MAIL-IN is Duelmaster.  Advice to 
fighters with a 1 will--give up fighting!   
     No matter the time or place, men will always duel.  The most avoided team was 
MEDAL OF HONOR.  In my day, no team with a 87-59-2 would scare me off!  What's the 
problem, I HATE TOURNEYS?  How well I know the feeling of being the most challenged 
warrior, GREELO DUFFUS!  Don't make idle boasts, they may come back to haunt you.   
     There have been some calls to lengthen the time limit.  Do you want the fighters 
to walk away, or not?  Many a warrior has met his fate in a hungover stupor.  You 
young rapscallions, take note!   
     Who knows what the future holds for a warrior.  More fights, there's no doubt.  
DAYLA KIV is a nice place to live, but I don't like to live in nice places.  I don't 
want to overstay my welcome...-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TAX MAIL-IN 4399             19   2  0    99       I HATE TOURNEYS (532)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MAILER 4398                   9   0  0    98       I HATE TOURNEYS (532)
 KORBIN TEN BARAN 4402        11  25  2    96       SAND DANCERS (251)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VEAL SORENTO 4385             9   3  0    81       THE VENETIAN IV (530)
 ERNEST R. KOUMA 4416         16  11  0    77       MEDAL OF HONOR (519)
 KOGAN DJIAN 4420             12  15  1    75       SAND DANCERS (251)
-FTF 4396                     11   2  0    72       I HATE TOURNEYS (532)
 GREELO DUFFUS 4368           10  40  0    70       SAND DANCERS (251)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SNOWBALL II 4356              6   3  0    59       HOMER'S PETS (520)
-BLOODGAMES 4397               8   5  0    57       I HATE TOURNEYS (532)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-TERRY SEYMOUR 4284            7  10  0    55       MEDAL OF HONOR (519)
-JACK PENDELTON 4291          11   6  0    50       MEDAL OF HONOR (519)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KULVAR TEN KOGAN 4437         6  15  0    48       SAND DANCERS (251)
 DUELMASTERS 3785              6   3  0    47       GAMES CRIP PLAYS (486)
 RUVAN TEN ZHALEN 4427         8  17  0    41       SAND DANCERS (251)
-CIVILIZATION 3942             4   1  0    37       GAMES CRIP PLAYS (486)
 SNOWBALL V 4357               5   4  0    35       HOMER'S PETS (520)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SILENT ONE 4454               3   1  0    26       HEROES AND VILLIANS (537)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-OCTOBER MOON 4452             3   0  0    22       HEROES AND VILLIANS (537)
-MAD JAX 4450                  3   2  0    22       HEROES AND VILLIANS (537)
-BRIDGE 3783                   2   2  0    22       GAMES CRIP PLAYS (486)
 SERGEANT 1 4470               2   2  0    22       MEDAL OF HONOR (519)
-CRIMSON COMET 4453            2   1  0    20       HEROES AND VILLIANS (537)
-DUPLICATE BRIDGE 4475         1   1  0    11       GAMES CRIP PLAYS (486)
-NUKE STEELE 4495              1   0  0    11       HEROES AND VILLIANS (537)
-$7.00 4417                    2   2  0     8       I HATE TOURNEYS (532)

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

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

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Two-three.  We beat the snowballs, and everybody else beat us.  This is almost
depressing. -- Kogan Djian

10 September 14
Announcing the 1st Veterans Ballot for the Shadowspire Hall of Fame.
      Here are the voting rules.

First Ballot:  Anyone that has played a turn in Shadowspire during turns 1-200 is
eligible to vote.
One ballot per player.  Having multiple teams does not mean more than one ballot.
Give Team name and Manager/Real Name when voting.
Vote for a max of 10 warriors on the ballot.
You CANNOT vote for your own warriors during the first vote.
The top 10 warriors receiving votes will go to the Finals Ballot.  (Any ties for
tenth will be also be included in finals.)
NOTE: All warriors that DO NOT receive at least one vote will not be eligible for
future HOF ballots.

The Finals Ballot: 
It will be a YES or NO vote by all players that have graduated a warrior from
Shadowpsire in the first 200 turns.
For a warrior to be inducted into Hall of Fame they must receive at least 60% yes
vote.
Ballots are available at the Shadowspire Hall of Fame at Google Drive (Click the
81HOFBALLOT pdf or excel file, the print or download option is at top of page) or
requesting one by diplo to Clan Longbeard(39) in DM 81 or by the email listed below. 

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B_GugEukwTCWRnVtLVFVNXBZeGM&usp=sharing

How to place your votes:
1--You can print the pdf ballot and fill out, then diplo to me or ask for my mailing
address by private message to mail directly.
2--You can download the excel sheet and fill out and save, then email ballot as an
attachment.  (The excel Ballot is protected, so you can only write in the proper
areas.)
3--You can just email your Team name/Manager/Real Name and the names of the 10
warriors you are voting for to the email to cjcaviness1962 at gmail dot com.

Anyone that knows players that have played in Shadowspire that are not currently
active, please contact them and ask them to participate in the voting, they have
earned the right and we want their participation.

Visionist/Chris Caviness
Clan Longbeard DM 81

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

VEAL SORENTO was bested by KORBIN TEN BARAN in a 1 minute Challenge fight.
ERNEST R. KOUMA viciously subdued GREELO DUFFUS in a 4 minute Challenge duel.
DUELMASTERS was overpowered by KOGAN DJIAN in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge duel.
TAX MAIL-IN outlasted HANVAL THE CLAW in a monotonous 14 minute Title fight.
MAILER devastated CHANDAR LO in a 1 minute uneven brawl.
RUVAN TEN ZHALEN was overpowered by SNOWBALL II in a 1 minute one-sided struggle.
SNOWBALL V was handily defeated by KULVAR TEN KOGAN in a 1 minute uneven fight.
SERGEANT 1 vanquished CRINGING CUTPURSE in a 1 minute uneven duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|AIMED BLOW                       4         PARRY-STRIKE       2 -   1 -  0      67  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         TOTAL PARRY       15 -  10 -  0      60  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         PARRY-LUNGE       10 -   7 -  0      59  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         SLASHING ATTACK   14 -  11 -  1      56  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         AIMED BLOW        19 -  23 -  0      45  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         STRIKING ATTACK   14 -  18 -  0      44  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         BASHING ATTACK     8 -  12 -  0      40  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         WALL OF STEEL      5 -  10 -  0      33  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         LUNGING ATTACK     5 -  10 -  0      33  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   1 -  0       0  |

Turn 543 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     AIMED BLOW         1 -  3         4  AIMED BLOW     
STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  TOTAL PARRY    
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         1  STRIKING ATTACK
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  0     LUNGING ATTACK     0 -  0         1  WALL OF STEEL  
PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  1                                       1  PARRY-LUNGE    
TOTAL PARRY        1 -  1                                       1  BASHING ATTACK 
                                                                1  SLASHING ATTACK

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
TOTAL PARRY      TAX MAIL-IN 4399           19   2  0   99 I HATE TOURNEYS (532)
STRIKING ATTACK  MAILER 4398                 9   0  0   98 I HATE TOURNEYS (532)
AIMED BLOW       VEAL SORENTO 4385           9   3  0   81 THE VENETIAN IV (530)
PARRY-LUNGE      ERNEST R. KOUMA 4416       16  11  0   77 MEDAL OF HONOR (519)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is ERNEST R. KOUMA 4416.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was ERNEST R. KOUMA 4416.  The ten other most popular fighters were KULVAR TEN 
KOGAN 4437, SNOWBALL II 4356, KOGAN DJIAN 4420, MAILER 4398, KORBIN TEN BARAN 4402, 
SNOWBALL V 4357, SERGEANT 1 4470, VEAL SORENTO 4385, DUELMASTERS 3785, and RUVAN TEN 
ZHALEN 4427.

The least popular fighter this week was TAX MAIL-IN 4399.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were GREELO DUFFUS 4368, RUVAN TEN ZHALEN 4427, DUELMASTERS 3785, 
VEAL SORENTO 4385, SERGEANT 1 4470, SNOWBALL V 4357, KORBIN TEN BARAN 4402, MAILER 
4398, KOGAN DJIAN 4420, and SNOWBALL II 4356.