DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 01/23/2016    Duedate: 02/05/2016

DWES EG ARENA

DM 82    TURN 426

This Week's Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

FISH
ALLERGY (7866)
(82-46869) [16-11-0,115]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

FISH                           PIE-EYED JEWELS
ALLERGY (7866)                 011808V (9338)
(82-46869) [16-11-0,115]       (82-55280) [3-0-0,25]

Popularity Leader              This Week's Favorite

STYGIAN HAG                    AGONY GIGGLE
FEAR FACTORY II (1017)         CARNIVAL OF CHAOS (1019)
(82-56568) [21-20-0,83]        (82-56593) [22-15-0,81]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

ALLERGY (7866)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. GWAR (1021)                   22 
2. IN SHINOLA (7765)             11    DIABLO ALSO (4344)
3. ALLERGY (7866)                10    Unchartered Team
4. 011808V (9338)                9  
5. UNDERWORLD (8289)             7     011808V (9338)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 2*011808V (9338)             3   0  0 100.   1/ 9 ALLERGY (7866)            4  1 0
 2- 1*SANIKUS (2304)             3   0  0 100.   2/ 1 CARNIVAL OF CHAOS (1019)  4  5 0
 3- 3*STONED ROOKIES 60 (7831)   2   0  0 100.   3/ 8*011808V (9338)            3  0 0
 4- 4*CANDLE (8979)              1   0  0 100.   4/12 SUPE FORCES 7603 (7526)   3  0 0
 5- 6*THE INQUISITION 6 (7034)   1   0  0 100.   5/ 4 IN SHINOLA (7765)         3  1 1
 6/ 0*IN DA DOUBLE-WIDE (1717)   1   0  0 100.   6/16 SOUL REAPERS (8426)       2  0 0
 7/ 0*MORE NEW TEAMS 3 (3085)    5   1  0 83.3   7- 3 MY FAMILY (5797)          2  0 0
 8- 8 MASTER OF DOOM (5836)     13   4  1 76.5   8- 2 INK & STEEL X (7273)      2  1 1
 9/ 0 DIABLO ALSO (4344)        45  20  1 69.2   9/10 STAFF OF MAGIUS (6985)    2  1 0
10- 9 CREDIT COUNTS (6507)      11   6  0 64.7  10/11 DRAWN TOGETHER (6991)     2  1 0
11-10 COLORFUL INDEED (5508)     7   4  1 63.6  11- 6 COLORFUL INDEED (5508)    1  0 1
12-11 SUPERIOR FORCES 57 (6304) 10   6  0 62.5  12-13 MASTER OF DOOM (5836)     1  0 1
13/14 SOUL REAPERS (8426)       14  12  0 53.8  13-14*CANDLE (8979)             1  0 0
14-12 INK & STEEL X (7273)      25  22  1 53.2  14-17*STONED ROOKIES 60 (7831)  1  0 0
15/13 GWAR (1021)              157 141 10 52.7  15-18*BRIEFCASE II (7586)       1  0 0
16-15 MY FAMILY (5797)          20  19  0 51.3  16-19*THE INQUISITION 6 (7034)  1  0 0
17/19 ALLERGY (7866)            43  43  0 50.0  17-20*CHUCKLEHEAD FIVE (7107)   1  0 0
18-16 DARK TOADS STL35 (6249)    5   5  1 50.0  18-21 ROOKIE MAIDEN 29 (7305)   1  0 0

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
19-17*BRIEFCASE II (7586)        2   2  0 50.0  19-22 SUPERIOR FORCES 57 (6304) 1  0 0
20-18*BRAIN FOOD 30 (6519)       1   1  0 50.0  20-30 CREDIT COUNTS (6507)      1  0 0
21-20 ORIOLE MADNESS (967)      35  37  1 48.6  21-23*ROOKIE CULT 7 (6757)      1  0 0
22/27 DRAWN TOGETHER (6991)     13  14  1 48.1  22-25 INQUISITION 120419 (5654) 1  0 0
23/21 CARNIVAL OF CHAOS (1019)  73  79  2 48.0  23/ 0*MORE NEW TEAMS 3 (3085)   1  0 0
24-22 FARFIGNEWTONS (673)      310 336 27 48.0  24- 7*THE MOTHERSHIP 9 (2547)   1  0 0
25/24 IN SHINOLA (7765)         39  43  2 47.6  25-31*CRESCENT SHIELD (2236)    1  0 0
26-25 GIMMICK (3298)            15  17  1 46.9  26-27*SANIKUS (2304)            1  0 0
27-26 INQUISITION 120419 (5654) 18  21  0 46.2  27/ 0*IN DA DOUBLE-WIDE (1717)  1  0 0
28-29 32 DEGREES (1118)         17  21  2 44.7  28-28 32 DEGREES (1118)         1  0 0
29-30*HARM NONE (746)            4   5  0 44.4  29-33 COUNTRY PEOPLE (116)      1  0 0
30-31*THE MOTHERSHIP 9 (2547)    7   9  1 43.7  30-29 HOPEFULS (587)            1  0 0
31/33 FEAR FACTORY II (1017)    70  95  6 42.4  31-35 GIMMICK (3298)            1  1 0
32/35 SUPE FORCES 7603 (7526)   16  22  0 42.1  32- 5 ORIOLE MADNESS (967)      1  2 0
33-34 HOPEFULS (587)           119 167  9 41.6  33/37 GWAR (1021)               1  4 0
34-36*INQUISITION 0316 (3033)    2   3  0 40.0  34/39 UNDERWORLD (8289)         0  7 0
35-37 DEADLY ATTACKS (844)      15  23  0 39.5  35/40 MOONS OF KRYNN (6986)     0  3 0
36/32 UNDERWORLD (8289)         12  19  0 38.7  36/36 FEAR FACTORY II (1017)    0  3 0
37-38 SUPERIOR FORCES 57 (6302)  8  13  0 38.1  37-44*LUSY TEAM (8675)          0  1 0
38/39 MOONS OF KRYNN (6986)     19  32  1 37.3  38-45*I'M CURRENTLY EATI (8678) 0  1 0
39-40 ROOKIE MAIDEN 29 (7305)    4   7  0 36.4  39-46*HOLDOUTS (8683)           0  1 0
40-41 COUNTRY PEOPLE (116)      16  31  2 34.0  40- 0*KELLUMBO'S KIDS06- (7016) 0  1 0
41-43*CRESCENT SHIELD (2236)     3   6  0 33.3  41-49 DARK TOADS STL35 (6249)   0  1 0
42-44*CHUCKLEHEAD FIVE (7107)    1   2  0 33.3  42-50 SUPERIOR FORCES 57 (6302) 0  1 0
43-45*ROOKIE CULT 7 (6757)       1   2  0 33.3  43-51*BRAIN FOOD 30 (6519)      0  1 0
44-46 FIGHTING WORDS (586)      38  77  4 33.0  44-41*THIRSTY THUGS 0515 (6705) 0  1 0
45/48 STAFF OF MAGIUS (6985)    12  26  0 31.6  45/ 0 DIABLO ALSO (4344)        0  1 0
46-49 WOMEN OF DUELMASTE (2405)  7  20  0 25.9  46/ 0*SAYINGS (3468)            0  1 0
47-50*THIRSTY THUGS 0515 (6705)  1   4  1 20.0  47-53*INQUISITION 0316 (3033)   0  1 0
48-51*PHILANTHROPISTS 2  (6830)  0   2  0  0.0  48-42 WOMEN OF DUELMASTE (2405) 0  1 0
49-52*LUSY TEAM (8675)           0   1  0  0.0  49/ 0*NO SENSE (1715)           0  1 0
50-53*I'M CURRENTLY EATI (8678)  0   1  0  0.0  50-32 DEADLY ATTACKS (844)      0  1 0
51-54*HOLDOUTS (8683)            0   1  0  0.0  51-38 FIGHTING WORDS (586)      0  1 0
52- 0*KELLUMBO'S KIDS06- (7016)  0   1  0  0.0  52-34 FARFIGNEWTONS (673)       0  1 0
53/ 0*SAYINGS (3468)             0   1  0  0.0  53-43*HARM NONE (746)           0  1 0
54/ 0*NO SENSE (1715)            0   1  0  0.0  54-48*PHILANTHROPISTS 2  (6830) 0  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

     I was going on vacation, see?  Surf, sun...  But what do those bums say?  "Hit 
the road, Debby Tonte.  DWES EG needs a spyreport."  Oh, well.  Too bad, CARNIVAL OF 
CHAOS, but ALLERGY was just too good to be stopped.  MVP award for HORROR OF YIG?  
GWAR's proud of him after beating VETERAN MERCENARY and getting 20 points.  Talk 
about yer big time losers!  AGONY GIGGLE got smashed by KUNG-FU MASTER, and lost 16 
points!  What a putz!  RIDIS fights so hard to be Duelmaster, then quits fighting and 
loses the title.  No one said he was a genius...  Was that a tear I saw in FISH's 
eye, as he took over Duelmastership?  And wasn't HAMBURGER TRAIN fit to be tied!  Is 
the Duelmaster really being a real snob to his teammates?  Don't ask me!   
     Look, you guys stick to fighting, all right?   
     What does a fighter fight for?  I mean, the crowds don't give a hoot if someone 
gets killed.  Not after four more fights.  Hey you guys, don't you think your 
families would like to hear from you?  Write!  (Or have someone write for you.)  
     I really didn't, you know, study when I was a kid.  Who would've guessed I'd be 
a famous Spyreporter?  I gotta leave.  DWES EG is like such a dump, and you guys 
smell too much!  I had a fun time, see you later-- Debby Tonte  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FISH 46869                   16  11    115         ALLERGY (7866)            

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-RIDIS 15371                   3   0    187         SANIKUS (2304)            
-HOLY SMOKE 43560              1   3    180         ROOKIE MAIDEN 29 (7305)   
 DAGAN 44733                  10  15    113         SUPE FORCES 7603 (7526)   
 CATS 46868                   14  13    110         ALLERGY (7866)            
 ICHIGO 50105                 14  12    101         SOUL REAPERS (8426)       
 HAMBURGER TRAIN 56605        13  15     92         CARNIVAL OF CHAOS (1019)  

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PVEATHRFALL 56626            10  14     90         STAFF OF MAGIUS (6985)    
-MANAGER'S WARRIOR 37963      10   5     84         SUPERIOR FORCES 570 (6304)
 STYGIAN HAG 56568            21  20     83         FEAR FACTORY II (1017)    
 HORROR OF YIG 56623          15  10     82         GWAR (1021)               
 AGONY GIGGLE 56593           22  15     81         CARNIVAL OF CHAOS (1019)  
-BURKES CAFE 6800             12  10  1  77         ORIOLE MADNESS (967)      
-BOOGER 4371                  11  12  1  76         FIGHTING WORDS (586)      
 HIP WADERS 56642             17  16     75         IN SHINOLA (7765)         
 FUNNEL CAKE DRAKE 56620      17  19     74         CARNIVAL OF CHAOS (1019)  
 SOLINARI 41826               14  15  1  74         MOONS OF KRYNN (6986)     
-RENEGADE 43401                8   4     72         INK & STEEL X (7273)      
-ARABIAN 37657                 5   5  1  70         DARK TOADS STL35 (6249)   
-ING 35207                     5   8     69         MY FAMILY (5797)          

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-ARCANE TORNADO 16749          7   1  1  66         THE MOTHERSHIP 9 (2547)   
-PINK EYE 33346                7   4  1  66         COLORFUL INDEED (5508)    

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DARK IVY 15938                2  15     47         WOMEN OF DUELMASTER (2405)
 VEIL OF DECEPTION 56697       7   3     44         DRAWN TOGETHER (6991)     
-BERTOLET 15942                3   5  1  39         FARFIGNEWTONS (673)       
-MINDS EYE 43404               4   8     36         INK & STEEL X (7273)      

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BROAD WITH A ROD 26814        8   5     33         DIABLO ALSO (4344)        
-CROW HELM 56829               3   1     33         CRESCENT SHIELD (2236)    
-LAPTOP 45147                  2   2     28         BRIEFCASE II (7586)       
 PIE-EYED JEWELS 55280         3   0     25         011808V (9338)            

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-NOXIOUS FUMES 10786           4   1     23         DEADLY ATTACKS (844)      
-FRESHMEN BREAKER 19570        2   3     19         INQUISITION 0316 (3033)   
-GET EVEN 56422                2   2     14         HOPEFULS (587)            
-ARIZONA RANGER 56463          2   1     14         COUNTRY PEOPLE (116)      
-1 42092                       1   0     11         THE INQUISITION 6 (7034)  
-FLATLINER 56425               1   3  1   7         THIRSTY THUGS 0515 (6705) 
-THE MOUTH 35450               1   0  1   7         MASTER OF DOOM (5836)     
-WHAT'S UP CHUCK? 45870        1   0      6         CHUCKLEHEAD FIVE (7107)   
-009 53219                     1   0      6         CANDLE (8979)             
 PUD #12 19849                 1   0      6         MORE NEW TEAMS 3 (3085)   
 FATHER-UNCLE 11821            1   0      6         IN DA DOUBLE-WIDE (1717)  
-DA 25 23766                   0   2      6         HARM NONE (746)           
-X 51531                       0   1      1         HOLDOUTS (8683)           
 BITE MY TONGUE 11812          0   1      1         NO SENSE (1715)           
-A 39209                       0   1      1         BRAIN FOOD 30 (6519)      
-AKAMEA 42000                  0   1      1         KELLUMBO'S KIDS06-1 (7016)
-X 51507                       0   1      1         I'M CURRENTLY EATIN (8678)
-STINKY 51491                  0   1      1         LUSY TEAM (8675)          

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 AH TELL YO WHUT 21895         0   1      1         SAYINGS (3468)            

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
3 WIT 21005            15 17 1 GIMMICK 3298         HELLBOUND 43402       425  NONE
AB 56794                0  1 0 GWAR 1021            MOUNTAIN TROLL        426  NONE
BBC 56870               0  1 0 GWAR 1021            WURM KIN              426  NONE
TEST1 19558             3  7 0 INQUISITION 031 3031 ARCANE TORNADO 16749  423   
EDWARD DAHLGREN 41640   1  1 0 MEDAL OF HONOR  6954 FLATLINER 56425       422  NOT REVENGED
MANAMESSI 37955         4  2 0 SUPERIOR FORCES 6302 PINK EYE 33346        425   
LUNGER 56929            0  1 0 UNDERWORLD 8289      WURM KIN              426  NONE
STRIKER 56931           0  1 0 UNDERWORLD 8289      WURM KIN              426  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

STRIKER was butchered by WURM KIN in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
LUNGER was slaughtered by WURM KIN in a 1 minute Dark Arena battle.
AB was easily killed by MOUNTAIN TROLL in a 1 minute Dark Arena match.
BBC was assassinated by WURM KIN in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena duel.
DAGAN viciously subdued HELLGUARD in a exciting 2 minute bloody veteran's fight.
CATS viciously subdued STYGIAN HAG in a crowd pleasing 2 minute brutal veteran's duel.
ICHIGO devastated SOLINARI in a 1 minute one-sided competition.
AGONY GIGGLE was overcome by KUNG-FU MASTER in a action packed 3 minute uneven melee.
HAMBURGER TRAIN was defeated by FISH in a popular 2 minute expert's Title duel.
FUNNEL CAKE DRAKE defeated CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a popular 1 minute uneven match.
PVEATHRFALL overpowered CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a 1 minute one-sided match.
HORROR OF YIG devastated VETERAN MERCENARY in a exciting 1 minute mismatched conflict.
HIP WADERS slimly won victory over KUNG-FU MASTER in a 3 minute mismatched bout.
VEIL OF DECEPTION viciously subdued BROAD WITH A ROD in a 3 minute bloody bout.
PIE-EYED JEWELS vanquished PERSISTANT BEGGAR in a 1 minute one-sided fray.
BITE MY TONGUE was viciously subdued by KHALHUMS DWARF in a 3 minute mismatched brawl.
FATHER-UNCLE beat EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 2 minute novice's match.
PUD #12 beat VENEMOUS CONCUBINE in a 2 minute bloody one-sided match.
AH TELL YO WHUT was viciously subdued by VENEMOUS CONCUBINE in a 3 minute contest.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|WALL OF STEEL                    7         PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -   0 -  0     100  |
|AIMED BLOW                       6         PARRY-LUNGE       10 -   7 -  0      59  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   6         LUNGING ATTACK    31 -  24 -  2      56  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         WALL OF STEEL     18 -  15 -  1      55  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         SLASHING ATTACK   20 -  17 -  2      54  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         TOTAL PARRY       24 -  23 -  1      51  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         STRIKING ATTACK   26 -  25 -  2      51  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         AIMED BLOW        48 -  47 -  0      51  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         BASHING ATTACK     3 -  14 -  0      18  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   3 -  0       0  |

Turn 426 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       FISH -18667                16  11  0  115 ALLERGY (7866)
LUNGING ATTACK   CATS -18668                14  13  0  110 ALLERGY (7866)
WALL OF STEEL    HORROR OF YIG -8913        15  10  0   82 GWAR (1021)
TOTAL PARRY      VEIL OF DECEPTION -8839     7   3  0   44 DRAWN TOGETHER (6991)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is STYGIAN HAG -8968.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was AGONY GIGGLE -8943.  The ten other most popular fighters were DAGAN -20803, 
HIP WADERS -8894, FISH -18667, CATS -18668, VEIL OF DECEPTION -8839, ICHIGO -15431, 
HORROR OF YIG -8913, BROAD WITH A ROD 26814, PIE-EYED JEWELS -10256, and BITE MY 
TONGUE 11812.

The least popular fighter this week was AH TELL YO WHUT 21895.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were SOLINARI -23710, STYGIAN HAG -8968, HELLGUARD -16280, BBC 
-8666, AB -8742, STRIKER -8605, LUNGER -8607, PVEATHRFALL -8910, FUNNEL CAKE DRAKE 
-8916, and HAMBURGER TRAIN -8931.

The following warriors have traveled to AD after fighting this turn:

LOVE IN VAIN (82--18868) STONED ROOKIES 60

                    SUMMER FACE-TO-FACE IN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA!

At long last, we are finally having a summer FTF in New Orleans!  It will be held on 
July 15-17, 2016, at the beautiful Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue in downtown 
New Orleans (504-378-2800).  Room rates are $145.00 per night, 1-2 occupancy, which 
includes free high speed internet.  There's a fitness center, jacuzzi, indoor pool, 
and business center, as well as several resturants inside the hotel.  Valet parking is 
$40/night.  The rooms are blocked--code RSI.  (If you have issues making reservations, 
please let us know!) 

Hotel site:  http://tinyurl.com/July16FTF 

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

                              NEW NOVEL:  "BLOOD GAMES"

Hail Gladiatorial Managers of Alastari,

     My name is Mark G. Manley, AKA Grimwood, author of the Duel 2 novel, "Dark 
Arena."  The RSI staff and I are pleased to announce the next novel in the Duel 2 
reality, "Blood Games."  A publisher has offered a contract to publish the novel and 
I'll continue to provide detailed updates as they become available.  However, I wanted 
to share a quick blurb about the novel.

                                        * * *

     WAR!
     The land of Alastari is thrown into chaos caused by the invasion of the Rirorni 
horde.  Swept up in the conflict and captured is My-re, a young girl living on the 
edge of the Rirorni plains.  Regarded as a spoil of war and growing up in a Rirorni 
family band, her troubles just begin as warlords within the Rirorni Empire fight each 
other for prestige, property, and personal honor.  For mutual protection, My-re is 
taught the family band's Wall of Steel combat style, where if executed correctly, no 
blade, no weapon, no arrow can penetrate.
     In a land where life is dangerous, brutal, and short, My-re is confronted by a 
prominent Rirorni warrior and kills him in self-defense.  She is sold to a Rirorni 
slaver after being found guilty of murder, and exiled back to her native land of 
Alastari.  However, there is no happy reunion, no joyful return, as she is sentenced 
to fight in the Blood Games arena for her crime.
     My-re's one chance of freedom resides in winning the Blood Game tournament.  But 
the champion is not declared by besting your opponents, but by slaughtering them.

                                        * * *

     As with novel "Dark Arena," I worked with RSI to write and publish "Blood Games" 
in the Duel 2 world of Alastari.  But it will always be known as Duelmasters to me.
     I wanted to share a little bit of background about myself, I started my first 
team back on turn 12 in Niania (Arena #2) on February 13, 1990.  I managed a team 
called Wolverines.  The next summer at Gen Con, I started my main team, Skull Squadron 
in Rocanis (Arena #56).  The following summer at Gen Con, I stared Legion of Death, in 
Valamantis (Arena #62).  Twenty-five years later, I've graduated numerous warriors, 
which would not be an easy feat to count.
     Good luck on the arena sands and more to come.

                                          -- Mark G. Manley
                                             AKA Grimwood