DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 01/18/2005    Duedate: 01/31/2005

BONSUR ARENA

DM-7    TURN-515

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

GOKU
WASTELAND II (267)
(7-5628) [13-3-0,130]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

GOKU                           POSITION IS EMPTY
WASTELAND II (267)             
(7-5628) [13-3-0,130]          

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

PROHIBITION                    LAST CALL
INDIFFERENCE (468)             INDIFFERENCE (468)
(7-5246) [10-10-0,87]          (7-5360) [9-7-0,62]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

WASTELAND II (267)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. BEACH BABES (309)           40
2. INDIFFERENCE (468)          22      WASTELAND II (267)
3. BLADES OF ICE (188)         17      Unchartered Team
4. WASTELAND II (267)          17
5. WHATS FOR DINNER (518)       0      THE UNCANNY X MEN (170)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 2 FLOWER CHILDREN (26)     254 168 11 60.2   1/ 1 WASTELAND II (267)        8  3 0
 2/ 3 WASTELAND II (267)       764 583 29 56.7   2/ 3 BEACH BABES (309)         8  7 0
 3/ 4 BLADES OF ICE (188)      448 373 28 54.6   3/ 2 BLADES OF ICE (188)       6  4 0
 4- 5*WHATS FOR DINNER (518)     2   2  0 50.0   4/ 7 INDIFFERENCE (468)        3  3 0
 5/ 6 INDIFFERENCE (468)        64  75  4 46.0   5- 6*WHATS FOR DINNER (518)    1  0 0
 6- 7 UNDER JOLLY ROGER (316)   39  54  1 41.9   6- 8 FLOWER CHILDREN (26)      1  2 0
 7/ 8 BEACH BABES (309)        504 758 16 39.9   7- 4 UNDER JOLLY ROGER (316)   1  4 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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                         ---===DELARQUAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 513): GOOEYDUCK of LAB EXPERIMENTS (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 398): PROWESS of KNOT WHOLE (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 518): WOLF SPIDER of SIMPLY DESSERTS (Sweet Tooth, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 514): DREAMER of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 513): FREDERICK DOUGLASS of I'M HISTORY (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 517): STEAL SHANK of DARK PENNACLE (Dincuru Feadagnor, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 514): BENDER of BLADES OF ICE (Lord Andarus, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 509): LADY DIVAN of SPRINGBORN (Still, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 500): MEET DEATH of INANIMATE TOFU (Talon Volksie, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 499): MINOS of SONS OF SATAN (Damion, mgr.)
 DM  36 COSMOWORLD (turn 473): TIMBER LION of WOLFCATS (Ultraist, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 464): BOB, ETERNAL, of SANDS OF TIME (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 203): HOMEY CIDE of CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 450): BOZO of CLOWNING AROUND (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 399): HANNAH of AMAZON ELITE (Doc Miracle, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 190): DAROSHTAN of TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jinda, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 178): LONDON QUIREBOY of CHAPEL ROCK (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 349): BUS of PUBLIC TRANSIT (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 155): ORPHAN of X-POSSE (Savant, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 392): DARK GUMBY of WASTELAND II from BONSUR (The Muffin Man)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 513): MANNEQUIN'S BEST (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 398): THE GOLDEN FISH (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 518): OUR HIGHEST HONOR (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 514): PURPLE AND GOLD (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 513): I'M HISTORY (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 517): BATTLE BEASTS (Sensei Jan, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 514): WASTELAND II (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 509): TERRAPIN STATION (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 500): PENTARCHIE-18 (The Pentalque, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 499): none
 DM  36 COSMOWORLD (turn 473): KAMIKAZI (Turtle, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 464): BOY O'S (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 203): CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 450): COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 399): DARK HORSEMEN (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 190): TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jinda, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 178): SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 349): MIDDLE WAY 10 (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 155): X-POSSE (Savant, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 392): ODD SQUAD, etc. (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 513): GOOEYDUCK of LAB EXPERIMENTS (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 398): FORMIDABLE of KNOT WHOLE (Sultan, mgr.)
                           YELLOW PIKE of THE GOLDEN FISH (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 517): DEWEY of GAMES LIBRARY (Nick, mgr.)
                          FROSTY of THE NUKES (Fusion, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 516): THIRD OMEN of DARK PANTHEON (Doc Steele, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 499): MARY of SHEPHERDS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 499): MINOS of SONS OF SATAN (Damion, mgr.)
                           I SEE SOUNDS of COSMIC FREAK OUT (Floyd, mgr.)
               (turn 498): GINA TAILIA of FEVER PITCH (Alfredo Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  36 COSMOWORLD (turn 473): DONNA of BABES (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 462): KORRIBIE of JINDA-BAN (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 177): SVAD BONEGRIN of DAMAGE INC. (Tripwire, mgr.)
                          SLIPPERY NIPPLE of HANGOVERS (Crip, mgr.)
                          FLAMING DRAMBUIE of HANGOVERS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 349): BUS of PUBLIC TRANSIT (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 155): CANNONBALL of X-POSSE (Savant, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     You elder fighters surely remember me.  The younger ones may call me Olaf 
Modeen.  I return to BONSUR once again!  Up 'n down.  Up 'n down.  Rankings always 
change.  Up 'n down.  I think I'm gonna be...  Well, INDIFFERENCE's 4th moved them up 
to 2-1-0 place.  What's with LAGUNA LIL?  She actually beat BONSUR's VICIOUS PIRATE, 
and walked away with 23 more points from the fight.  Major screwup at BEACH BABES.  
SALTON SEAHORSE lost 11 points to SIDEWAYS.  Some new strategies, perhaps?  Maybe 
SALTON SEAHORSE will provide more easy wins...  What a role model for BONSUR's young 
'uns!  BENDER becomes Duelmaster, but don't bother to fight no more!  I can barely 
restrain my enthusiam for WASTELAND II's outstanding member, Duelmaster GOKU.  Advice 
to fighters with a 1 will--give up fighting!   
     No matter the time or place, men will always duel.  BONSUR thinks UNDER JOLLY 
ROGER and their 39-54-1 is too much!  If at first you don't succeed, give up...  The 
bums at WASTELAND II couldn't face the challenges from UNDER JOLLY ROGER!  No excuse 
for that!  What do people see in UMBRELLA MAN?  His 8-20-0?  BEACH BABES ain't 
talkin', but he's got 44 points.  HAILSTORM expects the easy win by going 22 points 
down.  UMBRELLA MAN will find this a hard lesson!  HAILSTORM subdued UMBRELLA MAN.  I 
bet HAILSTORM could beat two-year-olds, too.  Well, BEACH BABES knows who to set 
their sights on.   
     A fighter's lot is filled with strife, revenge, and killing.  Some fighters 
don't accept this.  The best do.  How long have I been here?  I got people to see, 
places to go...   
     Who knows what the future holds for a warrior.  More fights, there's no doubt.  
BONSUR is a nice place to live, but I don't like to live in nice places.  Remember--a 
good fighter needs both good skills and good luck.  Until next time,-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GOKU 5628                    13   3  0   130       WASTELAND II (267)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DEAD POET 5562               13   2  0   107       FLOWER CHILDREN (26)
-BENDER 5516                  12   3  1   100       BLADES OF ICE (188)
 MY BIG TOE 5601              12   7  0    94       WASTELAND II (267)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PROHIBITION 5246             10  10  0    87       INDIFFERENCE (468)
 KILLING JOKE 5125            13   9  1    83       INDIFFERENCE (468)
-MICRO MIRACLE 5236           11   8  0    71       WASTELAND II (267)
 HAILSTORM 5698                7   0  0    70       WASTELAND II (267)
 MAJOR ANGER 5676              8   2  0    69       WASTELAND II (267)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LAST CALL 5360                9   7  0    62       INDIFFERENCE (468)
 NUMBER 3 5552                11   7  0    58       BLADES OF ICE (188)
-CAT-IN-THE-HAT 3270           8   5  1    58       UNDER JOLLY ROGER (316)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LAGUNA LIL 5681               5   8  0    49       BEACH BABES (309)
-YAKKO 3266                    9  11  0    48       UNDER JOLLY ROGER (316)
-DR SEUSS 3269                 9  11  0    48       UNDER JOLLY ROGER (316)
 UMBRELLA MAN 5600             8  20  0    44       BEACH BABES (309)
-BROUHAHA 5657                 3   1  0    43       FLOWER CHILDREN (26)
 TANNED TONYA 5700             4   2  0    40       BEACH BABES (309)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PAULAMETTA 5688               8   3  0    38       BEACH BABES (309)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DIKEMBE MUTUMBO 3267          6  14  0    32       UNDER JOLLY ROGER (316)
-SQUID PIZZA 5395              2   2  0    31       WHATS FOR DINNER (518)
-SCOOTER 5696                  2   1  0    29       BLADES OF ICE (188)
-WAKKO 3449                    4   7  0    28       UNDER JOLLY ROGER (316)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-KERFUFFLE 5659                2   2  0    21       FLOWER CHILDREN (26)
 SIDEWAYS 5715                 1   0  0    19       BLADES OF ICE (188)
-STUMP 5699                    2   2  0    13       FLOWER CHILDREN (26)
 SALTON SEAHORSE 5713          1   1  0     4       BEACH BABES (309)

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

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

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Hailstorm -- You did it AGAIN!  My UMBRELLA!  It's ripped to SHREDS!  Have you no
RESPECT? -- Umbrella Man

Stump -- I know a man who's got an ox, and I bet he could PULL YOU OUT OF THE GROUND.
It's definitely a thought. -- Laguna Lil

Scooter -- Tonya was right about your icy blade, but I didn't have any tanning rays
handy.  Darn. -- Paulametta
P.S.  Besides which, it's really embarrassing.

Persistent Beggar.  (sigh)  Oh, well, it's a win. -- Tanned Tonya

That Embezzling Scribe made comments of the kind I don't tolerate.  So I creamed him.
(shrug)  What else could I do? -- Salton Seahorse

24 December 2004
Due to requests, the Turf War IV will be postponed until turn 225 (approx May/June
2005).  Sorry about the inconvenience. -- Baphomet, host of TW 4

12 January 2005
On Jhans turn number 476 (due on Feb. 16, 2005) the Second Annual kLk St. Valentine's
Massacre Kill Contest will begin.  The rules are simple; the team with the most kills
on the last turn wins.  Last year's winner was Shocking Toad.  Can he repeat?  Could
DOOMcorps crush all challengers?  Will the kLk prevail?  Or will you be the
independent manager to show that alliances aren't all that?  Come on to Jhans and
let's find out!
     Prizes are:  1st.  Renaming of a Dark Arena monster and five roll-up
                        certificates or $25.00 deposited in your account.
                  2nd.  Renaming of a Stand-In monster.
     Come on and celebrate the Delarquan way!
                                                                   Azrael

15 January 2005
     BR 4 is upon us!  First turn is due on 1/29/05.  Many thanks to RSI for helping
supply a great prize for the winner and those who meet the 90% endurance criteria.
     Winning prize:  6 months free play, a +1 bonus potion, a limited damage potion,
a favorites knowledge potion, a minor stat-switch prize, and renaming a Dark Arena
creature.
     Endurance prizes:  a +1 bonus potion to all teams that fight 90% of the possible
fights during the contest.

     For details, visit Talcama's newletter or http://www.geocities.com/assurnasir/br4
     To join, simply bring a team to DM 18, announce your entry in the personals, and
follow the very simple rule of not avoiding!

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

HAILSTORM devastated UMBRELLA MAN in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
PROHIBITION was handily defeated by GOKU in a 1 minute one-sided Title match.
MY BIG TOE vanquished CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a popular 1 minute gory mismatched brawl.
KILLING JOKE subdued MAJOR ANGER in a crowd pleasing 1 minute competition.
NUMBER 3 was viciously subdued by LAST CALL in a exciting 1 minute master's fight.
TANNED TONYA viciously subdued CAPTURED PIRATE in a 2 minute gruesome fight.
LAGUNA LIL vanquished VICIOUS PIRATE in a 1 minute uneven duel.
PAULAMETTA viciously subdued AMBITIOUS GUARD in a action packed 1 minute fight.
SALTON SEAHORSE was overpowered by SIDEWAYS in a 1 minute one-sided fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         AIMED BLOW        11 -   4 -  0      73  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         LUNGING ATTACK    20 -   8 -  0      71  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         WALL OF STEEL      8 -   4 -  2      67  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         PARRY-LUNGE        7 -   5 -  0      58  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         SLASHING ATTACK    4 -   3 -  0      57  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         STRIKING ATTACK   12 -  15 -  0      44  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         TOTAL PARRY        9 -  13 -  0      41  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         BASHING ATTACK     8 -  13 -  0      38  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-STRIKE       6 -  10 -  0      38  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      2 -   4 -  0      33  |

Turn 515 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         1 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         5  LUNGING ATTACK 
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  TOTAL PARRY    
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  0     TOTAL PARRY        0 -  2         1  STRIKING ATTACK
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  1                                       1  AIMED BLOW     
STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  1                                       1  SLASHING ATTACK

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   GOKU 5628                  13   3  0  130 WASTELAND II (267)
AIMED BLOW       HAILSTORM 5698              7   0  0   70 WASTELAND II (267)
SLASHING ATTACK  LAST CALL 5360              9   7  0   62 INDIFFERENCE (468)
TOTAL PARRY      NUMBER 3 5552              11   7  0   58 BLADES OF ICE (188)
WALL OF STEEL    TANNED TONYA 5700           4   2  0   40 BEACH BABES (309)
STRIKING ATTACK  PAULAMETTA 5688             8   3  0   38 BEACH BABES (309)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is PROHIBITION 5246.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was LAST CALL 5360.  The ten other most popular fighters were HAILSTORM 5698, MY 
BIG TOE 5601, TANNED TONYA 5700, PAULAMETTA 5688, KILLING JOKE 5125, LAGUNA LIL 5681, 
GOKU 5628, MAJOR ANGER 5676, NUMBER 3 5552, and SIDEWAYS 5715.

The least popular fighter this week was SALTON SEAHORSE 5713.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were UMBRELLA MAN 5600, PROHIBITION 5246, SIDEWAYS 5715, NUMBER 3 
5552, MAJOR ANGER 5676, GOKU 5628, LAGUNA LIL 5681, KILLING JOKE 5125, PAULAMETTA 
5688, and TANNED TONYA 5700.