DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 09/21/2006    Duedate: 10/04/2006

OSKSI ARENA

DM-3    TURN-562

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

SHARAN KHOR
GAMES LIBRARY (340)
(3-6561) [14-14-0,90]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

SHARAN KHOR                    DONKEY KONGDOM
GAMES LIBRARY (340)            INQUISITION 06B22 (612)
(3-6561) [14-14-0,90]          (3-6656) [3-0-0,19]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

SHARAN KHOR                    SHARAN KHOR
GAMES LIBRARY (340)            GAMES LIBRARY (340)
(3-6561) [14-14-0,90]          (3-6561) [14-14-0,90]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

OUR HIGHEST HONOR (563)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (253)    44
2. OUR HIGHEST HONOR (563)     41      FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (253)
3. GAMES LIBRARY (340)         27      Unchartered Team
4. INQUISITION 06B22 (612)      3
5. SORCERY COVENANT (52)        0      INQUISITION 06B22 (612)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*INQUISITION 06B22 (612)    3   0  0  100   1/ 2 OUR HIGHEST HONOR (563)   8  6 0
 2/ 3 FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (253) 228 132 15 63.3   2/ 3 GAMES LIBRARY (340)       7  8 0
 3/ 4 OUR HIGHEST HONOR (563)  100  72  4 58.1   3/ 1 FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (253)  6  9 0
 4- 5 SORCERY COVENANT (52)    518 447 17 53.7   4/ 5*INQUISITION 06B22 (612)   3  0 0
 5- 6 MASTIGOPHOBIACS (477)      6   9  0 40.0   5- 4 SORCERY COVENANT (52)     1  3 0
 6/ 7 GAMES LIBRARY (340)      456 704 14 39.3   6- 7 MASTIGOPHOBIACS (477)     0  1 0

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

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     I had to speak sternly to the Venomous Concubine, which is unfortunate.  But she
MUST learn to curb her temper.  Those who drive people off with venom have nothing
left for themselves but venom, either.

                                       Hearts

P.S.  I suppose my replacement will be someone from the "mysterious land of Kourhal,"
which is apparently a game in the nascent state.  Or maybe even pre-nascent.  I'm
sure I don't understand what these people are doing HERE.  They're such, well,
barbarians, you know?

                                      SPY REPORT

     It is I, Novgorodny Vir, Spymaster of Spymasters.  Look on my work, ye mighty, 
and despair!  The boys at FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT left the arena dejected, after being 
kicked out of the top spot by OUR HIGHEST HONOR.  Good show!  OUR HIGHEST HONOR had 
cause to celebrate, after SOLDIER #1 got 23 points by beating DOMINO JOE.  A certain 
someone should cut down on the drinking and practice more, after losing 1 points to 
SOLDIER #1.  (Discrete enough, DOMINO JOE?) VETERAN MERCENARY found out that OSKSI 
isn't a democracy.  You've gotta be the best to be Duelmaster here!  Word has it one 
team in OSKSI is taking speech lessons to try to bore their opponent to death.  I'll 
bet it works.   
     And how sociable are OSKSI's warriors?  Come, let us see.  Everyone is famous 
for fifteen minutes, and DONKEY KONGDOM is it right now.  Most challenged warrior.  
Isn't INQUISITION 06B22 proud!  As a confidence booster, SOLDIER #4 challenged MAUR 
TOLIDAR, down 16 points.  Do you also slay vicious rodents in your spare time, 
SOLDIER #4?  SOLDIER #4 defeated MAUR TOLIDAR with a point difference of 16.  So this 
is what OSKSI calls a duel.  This will make an interesting tale.   
     Is there life after death?  Pragmatics (and warriors) know there is death after 
life!  Oh hard!  that to strike a flame, the match itself must needs be wasting!   
     All good things must come to an end.  As the seasons change, and the creatures 
of the wild change also, so do I feel a yearning to leave this place.  OSKSI, I leave 
you now.  The Duelmaster has agreed to foot my bill at The Elefont.  'Til next time-- 
Novgorodny Vir  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SHARAN KHOR 6561             14  14  0    90       GAMES LIBRARY (340)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DAT NGUYEN 6216              19  22  0    97       AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-ULDI SHOON 4951              13   6  0    85       SORCERY COVENANT (52)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DOMINO JOE 6562              14  14  1    57       GAMES LIBRARY (340)
 SOLDIER #1 6646               5   1  0    57       OUR HIGHEST HONOR (563)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DIANE MACK 6435               5   5  0    42       AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)
-RAS 5414                      6   7  0    40       MASTIGOPHOBIACS (477)
-JEFF DUNKLE 6391              6   9  0    34       AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FREAK SHOW 6688               2   0  0    28       FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (253)
 SOLDIER 2 6675                2   1  0    27       OUR HIGHEST HONOR (563)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SOLDIER #4 6625               5   1  0    22       OUR HIGHEST HONOR (563)
 DONKEY KONGDOM 6656           3   0  0    19       INQUISITION 06B22 (612)
 OTIS 4 6696                   1   0  0    15       FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (253)
-RAY MORAN 6436                1   9  0    13       AMERICAN APPRAISAL (559)
 VORHAUS CHARN 6698            1   0  0    11       GAMES LIBRARY (340)
 MAUR TOLIDAR 6674             0   5  0     5       GAMES LIBRARY (340)
-KAIN BROOTE 6645              1   1  0     4       SORCERY COVENANT (52)
 SOLDIER #3 6683               0   3  0     3       OUR HIGHEST HONOR (563)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 OTIS 3 6695                   0   1  0     1       FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (253)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
OTIS 1 6693            0  1 0 FRAT PARTY BLOWOU 253 MOUNTAIN TROLL 622    562 NONE    
OTIS 2 6694            0  1 0 FRAT PARTY BLOWOU 253 BLACK ORC 624         562 NONE    
SOLDIER 5 6697         0  1 0 OUR HIGHEST HONOR 563 SHEWISH GIANT 625     562 NONE    

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Soldier #4 -- For so many useful skills, I will forgive your rudeness in defeating
me. -- Maur Tolidar

Dwarves should never be allowed to study Kung-Fu.  It makes them nasty on the knees.
I had to actually kick the little bustard to get him off me. -- Yatzee

I have contempt for M. Chardinee, the mongrel.  Interbreeding between humans and
elves is Bad. -- Sharan Khor

Soldier #1 -- If you want to be worthy of honor (an over-rated commodity, if you ask
me), you have to "pay your dues."  This is dues. -- Domino Joe

26 August 2006
The Avengers of Light.  Another VC lackey?  What's the matter VC, are you scared?
Bringing in reinforcements.  It matters not, bring your avengers and they shall be
crushed!  I am Dark Knight Blackstorm and I represent the Desolate Empire and can
easily be found in 8, 28, 31, 47, 54, and 106.  I reply with steel and your women
shall cry when they start the body count!!!!!!!!!  Remember to sign your posts to
whoever from the VC wrote that earlier Ad. -- Dark Knight Blackstorm

4 September 2006
Civil War/The Crusades

The next edition of the Civil War series is to be held in Tobir, arena 14, beginning
November 25th with a round where all participating managers must DA all 5 of their
warriors; in addition all warriors must be prefixed with an A an F or a D in the
following manner:  A-Broke Stroker or (A) Broke Stroker.  Names simply beginning with
the letter of your federation will NOT count as properly prefixed!  Existing teams
are welcome but no warrior who survives the DA who had prior Fight Experience (arena
or tourney) will be allowed to score or challenge into the contest teams.  There will
be an equal number of teams set up for each of the three factions (Andorian, Free
Blades, and Delarquan) to create sides as equal as possible.  This along with the DA
round should set up pretty equal footing for all managers.  After the DA there will
be another round where you can either DA again or fight your new, or surviving,
warriors so they will be set up to challenge an opponent beginning on round 1.  So as
a recap DA round, turn 0, then turn 1 it begins with the following rules:

The Civil War to be held in arena 14.
- The contest runs for 10-28 turns (barring ties).
- No tourney participation allowed.  Teams with warriors participating in any
  tournament are disqualified.
- An even number of teams per faction worked out by the Faction Leaders.  No later
  substitutions are allowed.
- If a manager brings in a second team and challenges into the contest he is DQ'd and
  his side will fight one team short!
- Three factions will be participating:  Andorian, Delarquan, Free Blades
- Everyone prefixes their warrior with A-, F-, or D- (No prefix = disqualification of
  the warrior)
- Turn DA:  (The DA Round) November 25, 2006.  Every warrior must DA.  (Warriors not
  DA'd on Turn 0 are disqualified)
- Turn 0:  December 9th, 2006.  There will be no scoring this turn it is meant to
  allow for challenges on turn 1.
- Turn 1+:  Scoring as detailed below
- Each team gets 1 point for defeating a warrior from an opposing team.
- Fights against warriors on your team do not generate points in any situation.
- The team with the most points each turn gets a Battle Point (if there is a tie for
  the most points then no Battle Points are accrued)
- The first team to 10 Battle Points wins the war
- Managers of teams on the winning side each receive a +1 bonus potion to be used on
  a warrior on their contest team.  This must be applied within a month of the
  conclusion of the contest and the team must have been active on the last turn of
  the contest.

Anyone wishing to participate, and feels they can probably stick around for the
duration (don't want to handicap a side, of course unforeseeable events cannot be
planned for), should either diplo me at THE DEATH SQUAD(63) in Tobir (arena 14) or
place a personal ad in the arena.  You may also contact me via the Duel2.com boards!
Let me know which faction you would like to fight for!  This contest is intended to
be open to ALL managers wishing to pit themselves against each other to try and
determine which faction has the best managers! -- Street Legal

14 September 2006
     I am back in the arena and thinking back to those days in 1984 where I was a
novice and clueless manager.
     Now, 22 years later it looks like I am an ancient and once again clueless
manager.
     I am looking to recover some old warriors.  Since none of them are Aimed Blows,
they are no threat to win anything.  I just want to see how they turned out.

The Couatl 2-17
Madam Butterfly 20-701
Gypsy Moth 20-703
King Crab 21-1
Priestess Python 26-1388

Please contact me at DekeYoung@Comcast.net if you know about any of these ancient
warriors, or just want to bs about the old, old, old times.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

OTIS 1 was dealt death by MOUNTAIN TROLL in a 2 minute Dark Arena fight.
OTIS 2 was viciously butchered by BLACK ORC in a exciting 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
SOLDIER 5 was killed by SHEWISH GIANT in a 1 minute gruesome Dark Arena fight.
SOLDIER #4 viciously subdued MAUR TOLIDAR in a 2 minute gory Challenge contest.
SOLDIER #3 was defeated by DONKEY KONGDOM in a 6 minute Challenge match.
HEARTS bested VETERAN MERCENARY in a popular 3 minute bloody uneven brawl.
SHARAN KHOR savagely defeated KHALHUMS DWARF in a 2 minute master's Title brawl.
DOMINO JOE was vanquished by SOLDIER #1 in a 1 minute uneven duel.
SOLDIER 2 won victory over EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 1 minute beginner's fight.
FREAK SHOW overpowered EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
OTIS 4 overcame EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 1 minute novice's bout.
OTIS 3 was demolished by VORHAUS CHARN in a 1 minute mismatched match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   5         TOTAL PARRY        5 -   1 -  0      83  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         BASHING ATTACK    16 -   7 -  0      70  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         LUNGING ATTACK    27 -  16 -  2      63  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         PARRY-LUNGE        8 -   5 -  0      62  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      5 -   4 -  1      56  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         WALL OF STEEL     10 -  15 -  0      40  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         STRIKING ATTACK    6 -  10 -  3      38  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         SLASHING ATTACK    1 -   2 -  0      33  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         AIMED BLOW         1 -   4 -  0      20  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   1 -  0       0  |

Turn 562 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:

LUNGING ATTACK     5 -  0     AIMED BLOW         1 -  2         4  LUNGING ATTACK 
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  1         3  BASHING ATTACK 
TOTAL PARRY        1 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  TOTAL PARRY    
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         1  WALL OF STEEL  
                              SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  0         1  SLASHING ATTACK
                              STRIKING ATTACK    0 -  3     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   SOLDIER #1 6646             5   1  0   57 OUR HIGHEST HONOR (563)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is SHARAN KHOR 6561.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was SHARAN KHOR 6561.  The ten other most popular fighters were SOLDIER #4 6625, 
OTIS 1 6693, SOLDIER #3 6683, SOLDIER 2 6675, VORHAUS CHARN 6698, OTIS 2 6694, 
SOLDIER 5 6697, SOLDIER #1 6646, FREAK SHOW 6688, and OTIS 4 6696.

The least popular fighter this week was DONKEY KONGDOM 6656.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were OTIS 3 6695, DOMINO JOE 6562, MAUR TOLIDAR 6674, OTIS 4 6696, 
FREAK SHOW 6688, SOLDIER #1 6646, SOLDIER 5 6697, OTIS 2 6694, VORHAUS CHARN 6698, 
and SOLDIER 2 6675.

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

HEARTS (3-6485) GAMES LIBRARY (340)

                 FACE-TO-FACE TOURNEY XLI

CONTENDERS TOURNEY                     W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
BIG BROTHER 5568 (76-81-1)             4  3  0         FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT   
NEOPHYTE 5573 (83-51-0)                2  3  0         FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT   
THE MAN 6077 (25-72-1)                 1  4  0         FAMOUS HITTERS       

ELIGIBLES TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
AUDIE MURPHY 6160 (70-41-1)            1  3  0         OUR HIGHEST HONOR    

FRESHMEN TOURNEY                       W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
FLAGPOLE PANTIES 5968 (16-5-1)         0  3  0         FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT   

CHAMPIONS TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
THE SUN 6307 (4-1-0)                   1  3  0         BRIGHT               

ADEPTS TOURNEY                         W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
PEREGRINE FALCON 6495 (4-0-1)          7  3  0         NEED FOR SPEED       
BENEICO 5457 (8-3-0)                   2  3  0         OF WOLF AND MAN 3    

INITIATES TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
STEPHEN HAWKING 6451 (5-2-1)           3  3  0         BRIGHT               

APPRENTICES TOURNEY                    W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
NO BALCONY? 6549 (2-0-0)               2  3  0         STL RAD              
COBBLESTONE 6633 (1-0-0)               1  3  0         STL RAD              
FINCH'S ART 6551 (1-1-0)               0  3  0         STL RAD              

ROOKIES TOURNEY                        W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
DONKEY KONGDOM 6656 (0-0-0)            7  3  0         INQUISITION 06B22    
BELLHOP 6629 (0-0-0)                   0  3  0         STL RAD              
DONKEY KONG 6658 (0-0-0)               0  2  0  DEAD   INQUISITION 06B22