DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 10/31/2006    Duedate: 11/13/2006

KALTOS ARENA

DM-5    TURN-560

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

GLORIA IMBRO
THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
(5-4718) [16-15-1,83]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

GLORIA IMBRO                   POSITION IS EMPTY
THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)         
(5-4718) [16-15-1,83]          

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

GLORIA IMBRO                   FERGUS HILL
THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)         THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
(5-4718) [16-15-1,83]          (5-4805) [13-11-0,73]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

PAPER MARIO (457)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)      26
2. PAPER MARIO (457)           22      PAPER MARIO (457)
3. SPORTS GREATS (496)          0      Unchartered Team

                                       CAJUN SAGE (456)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 PAPER MARIO (457)         31  11  1 73.8   1/ 1 PAPER MARIO (457)         8  2 0
 2/ 2 THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)   298 311 13 48.9   2/ 2 THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)    5 10 0
 3- 3 SPORTS GREATS (496)       21  23  4 47.7   3- 3 SPORTS GREATS (496)       2  3 0

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

                                      SPY REPORT

     Ready for some action-packed adventure, some thrills, chills and spills?  Well 
fergit it, cause this is the Spyreport for KALTOS.  MVP award for ORVERD QUILL?  THE 
MIDDLE WAY 5's proud of him after beating FRATSFA SLAVE and getting 16 points.  Talk 
about yer major upsets!  JERI LOUGH's match with BOMBETTE cost her a loss of 6 
points!  What a putz!  MICKEY MANTLE fights so hard to be Duelmaster, then quits 
fighting and loses the title.  No one said he was a genius...  And I was just getting 
used to the ex-Duelmaster's habit of...(!)  Oh well, welcome GLORIA IMBRO.  Aren't 
THE MIDDLE WAY 5 proud.  (Oh, my.) I hear the top team insists all their warriors get 
nine hours sleep.  They want photogenic fighters for PR photos.   
     So just why would someone becomes a warrior anyway?  It can't be for these 
really neat Spyreports can it?  The warriors of THE MIDDLE WAY 5 must be getting 
lonely.  They were the most avoided team.  Do you guys know something that I don't?  
Is there some deep dark secret why PAPER MARIO's been avoiding THE MIDDLE WAY 5 so 
much?  Or is it just that they're too scared?  Like, is JERI LOUGH popular, or what?  
She was challenged the most in all of KALTOS!  She's got a 4-10-0, is that good?   
     Challenges, revenges, Bloodfeuds.  All KALTOS ever talks about is fighting!  Me, 
I'm more laid back.  Fight, fight, fight.  Is that all you guys can do?   
     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.  KALTOS 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                  
 GLORIA IMBRO 4718            16  15  1    83       THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-MICKEY MANTLE 4715           10   1  0    93       SPORTS GREATS (496)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SUSHIE 4394                   9   1  0    82       PAPER MARIO (457)
 FERGUS HILL 4805             13  11  0    73       THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 STAR ROD 4391                 7   3  0    55       PAPER MARIO (457)
 BOMBETTE 4399                 8   1  0    51       PAPER MARIO (457)
 JERI LOUGH 4840               4  10  0    45       THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
 ORVERD QUILL 4834             6   8  1    40       THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ELINDE GOSS 4841              5   8  0    33       THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
-TUBBA BLUBBA 4395             1   2  0    30       PAPER MARIO (457)
-TWINK 4396                    6   4  1    29       PAPER MARIO (457)

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

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

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Mickey Mantle -- I hate it when one of you guys hits a home run right into my belly.
That ball was going, what, ninety miles an hour?  You could KILL me that way. --
Fergus Hill

Star Rod -- Try to get your personals into the correct arena this time, okay?  It
makes it easier to converse. -- Gloria Imbro

Bombette -- It's bimbos like you who give men ideas, you know?  Try not to. -- Elinde
Goss

Twink -- So long as the crowd is chanting insults at YOU, it's okay by me. -- Jeri
Lough

And the Mordant Deserter.  Oh, well. -- Orverd Quill

5 October 2006
*Turf War IV Rules*

     Everyone may participate; known alliances, new alliances, or temporary alliances
created to compete in the Turf War! However, to participate, each alliance must:
     A.  Announce the alliance and the Captain of the alliance in the North Fork (DM
         47) newsletter.
Captains are responsible for:
     a.  verifying those who wish to participate under the banner of their alliance;
     b.  distribution of prizes should their alliance win the Turf War.
Managers must:
     a.  Submit one (1) RSI Roll-Up Gift Certificate to participate to:
          Baphomet, mgr. Knights Templar (568), DM 47 -- North Fork, or
          Rick Stringer
          13 St. Michael's CT
          Elkton, MD 21921
     b.  Announce their intent to compete with manager name, team name and alliance
         they will be fighting under in the North Fork (DM 47) newsletter.
Rules:
     1.  No scoring will begin until a Gift Cert is received.  No exceptions.
     2.  Before a manager can compete, he/she must declare and be verified by the
         Captain of the alliance he/she has claimed for;
     3.  Only one (1) team per player may compete.  NO multiple aliases please.
         Violations will result in disqualification.
     4.  The contest will begin on the turn following the January F2F and run for 12
         turns.
     5.  The turn  a declaration and verification will begin the scoring process.
     6.  No declarations or verifications will be accepted after Turn 10 of the Turf
         War 5.
     7.  For the purpose of scoring, I reserve the right to make all final decisions.
Scoring:
                  Win     Loss     Kill     Die
Challenge          +2      -2       +5       -5
Match-Up           +1      -1       +1       -5
Bloodfeud          +2      -5       +5      -10
Champion           x2      x2       x2       x2
Downchallenge     -10      xx      -10       xx
Dark Arena        +10      -5       xx       xx
Special Scoring:
     a.  Each mention in the Spy Report is worth 2 points (team mentions only!)
     b.  Each Style Master is worth 2 points.
     c.  Duelmaster Throne is worth 2 points
Champions:
     a.  Champions may be declared, but are not mandatory.  If declared, the Champion
         must be in the Adepts or lower brackets on the turn they are declared
         without having gone above the Adepts bracket at any time...including
         transferred teams.  (I'll be watching for this occurrence!)
Bloodfeuds:
     a.  Bloodfeuds count for all four (4) turns.  However, the same warrior may not
         be used all four turns.  4 turns means 4 separate warriors.  A penalty of
         -10 will be given to the team who violates this.
Special Conditions:
     a.  I reserve the right for all final decisions.
     b.  If I make a mistake, I'll multiply the points by 2.
     c.  If you claim I did, and *YOU* are wrong, I'll subtract points at the rate of
         x10.
     d.  Each alliance begins with zero (0) points.
     e.  Dark Arena may be used on the first turn of every warrior with no penalty
         (this means a warrior with 0 FE).
     f.  TVs won after the contest begins gain a 25 point one time score once the
         tourney reports are posted in the NL.
     g.  TCs won after the contest begins gain a 50 point one time score with the
         same conditions as noted for TVs.
     h.  NO switching alliance once verified by an alliance that a team has declared
         for.
     i.  Only 7 teams are permitted per alliance for the Turf War 5.
PRIZES:
     Turf Wars are a "Winner Takes All" type contest.  All prizes and 100% of the RU
Certs will be given to the Captain of the winning alliance and it is his/her
responsibility to give these to the alliance membership.
     I have requested from RSI the following:
     a.  renaming of the orth Fork (DM 47) arena;
     b.  renaming of Dark Arena Monsters;
     c.  known favourite rhythms for one warrior on each team of the winning
         alliance.  This warrior would be in the Initiates or above brackets on the
         last turn of the Turf War (they must have at least one arena fight to
         receive this award).
               Baphomet, Host of TW5
Special Note:  A downchallenge is considered from a higher bracket to a lower
bracket.  Same bracket, more recognition points?  Not a downchallenge!

20 October 2006
In accordance with those rules set forth by the Lady of the Realm, I hereby announce
the formation of a small group of managers calling themselves "The Outsiders".  The
group consists of the following members:
     Doc LeGrande
     Apex
     Street Legal
     Carnage
     Ghoti
     Roadkill
     Valamond
     This group has only one rule.  Respect the play of the managers of this
alliance.  We have no worries about not playing by the rules set forth by others.  We
fight the way we like, and all those in this group appreciate what tools each manager
brings.  We have managers from the Delarquan, Andorian and Free Blade regions.  We
have managers that focus on the tournament arenas, and we have those that focus on
the regular city arenas.  We have those in our ranks that fight with honor and
respect for all, and we have those that have a bloodlust that cannot be quenched.
     Our goal is simple.  To create a ensemble of managers that will show their
prowess in the land of Alastari, and to bring a new level of competition to all those
that share the sands with our warriors.  Our warriors are many throughout the land.
We have no home arena.  We have no pacts we abide by.  Our fighters range from
Mordant to Talcama, from Lapur to Lyratilan, Aruak City to Valamantis, the Primus
arena to Talahya, and many more arenas throughout the land.
     Whether we are sought out or ignored makes no difference to us.  We are what we
are.  We fight how we fight.  And we do it however we wish.  We have no rules.  We
have no leader or ruler.  Be prepared.  We are.

20 October 2006
The Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire respond thus to the Avengers of the Light:
Where are you?  EACH AND EVERY Dark Knight can be found in arenas 31 and 52.  Your
pretty words mean less than nothing if you won't fight.  EVERY Dark Knight is more
than willing to back up their talk.  So...we give you three turns in either 31 or 52,
REPEAT 31 or 52 to show up or shut up.  If you don't show we'll let all of Alastari
know the Avengers are indeed cowards! -- Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

BOMBETTE bested JERI LOUGH in a crowd pleasing 3 minute Challenge fight.
GLORIA IMBRO vanquished M. CHARDINEE in a 1 minute brutal uneven Title battle.
SUSHIE luckily beat FERGUS HILL in a crowd pleasing 5 minute gory master's duel.
STAR ROD luckily beat ELINDE GOSS in a crowd pleasing 4 minute match.
ORVERD QUILL devastated FRATSFA SLAVE 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|
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         TOTAL PARRY       11 -   3 -  0      79  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      7 -   5 -  0      58  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         WALL OF STEEL     13 -  11 -  0      54  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         LUNGING ATTACK    21 -  20 -  2      51  |
|AIMED BLOW                       0         SLASHING ATTACK    3 -   4 -  0      43  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         STRIKING ATTACK    2 -   3 -  0      40  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         AIMED BLOW         1 -   4 -  0      20  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         BASHING ATTACK     0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 560 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    GLORIA IMBRO 4718          16  15  1   83 THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    FERGUS HILL 4805           13  11  0   73 THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
TOTAL PARRY      STAR ROD 4391               7   3  0   55 PAPER MARIO (457)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is GLORIA IMBRO 4718.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was FERGUS HILL 4805.  The ten other most popular fighters were JERI LOUGH 4840, 
ELINDE GOSS 4841, SUSHIE 4394, GLORIA IMBRO 4718, ORVERD QUILL 4834, BOMBETTE 4399, 
STAR ROD 4391,  0,  0, and  0.

The least popular fighter this week was STAR ROD 4391.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were BOMBETTE 4399, ORVERD QUILL 4834, GLORIA IMBRO 4718, SUSHIE 4394, 
ELINDE GOSS 4841, JERI LOUGH 4840, FERGUS HILL 4805,  0,  0, and  0.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

GLORIA IMBRO (5-4718) THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (453)
IAN (5-4737) I HEART BALLS (498)

               NEW GRADUATES--FROM ALL ARENAS (INCLUDING CLOSED ARENAS)

     For those of you who keep track of such things, 5 additional warriors graduated 
from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament.  

                       TONY TWILO (5-4525) of HOUSE OF PANCAKES
                           MARCIE (36-6076) of MER DE NOMS
                          WAR EAGLE (55-3289) of DRAGONFYRE
                         WIPEY (82-12634) of UNJUSTLY RENAMED 
                           FORMIDABLE (82-17495) of F-TROOP 

Congrats to the grads. -- Green Eyes