DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 09/21/2010    Duedate: 10/04/2010

BONSUR ARENA

DM-7    TURN-663

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

DOOM DWARF
BUNION SQUAD (167)
(7-1648) [13-5-0,104]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

DOOM DWARF                     THE ARENA STALKER
BUNION SQUAD (167)             BONSUR LONG NAMES (568)
(7-1648) [13-5-0,104]          (7-6086) [5-1-0,37]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

HARPOON                        SONYA
BUNION SQUAD (167)             SERPENTS HOLD (565)
(7-1513) [13-14-0,71]          (7-6055) [7-4-1,73]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

BEACH BABES (309)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. BEACH BABES (309)           39
2. TOOL SHED (262)             22      SENTINELS (122)
3. SERPENTS HOLD (565)          3      Unchartered Team
4. SENTINELS (122)              2
5. BUNION SQUAD (167)           1      BONSUR LONG NAMES (568)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 2 SENTINELS (122)          425 283 22 60.0   1/ 3 BEACH BABES (309)        10  5 0
 2/ 1*BONSUR LONG NAMES (568)   18  12  2 60.0   2/ 2 BUNION SQUAD (167)        7  8 0
 3/ 3 BUNION SQUAD (167)        70  63  0 52.6   3/ 6 TOOL SHED (262)           6  3 0
 4/ 5 TOOL SHED (262)           33  35  0 48.5   4/ 1*BONSUR LONG NAMES (568)   6  9 2
 5/ 7 SERPENTS HOLD (565)       18  25  3 41.9   5/ 4 SENTINELS (122)           5  5 0
 6/ 6 BEACH BABES (309)        828 %1157 24 41.7   6/ 5 SERPENTS HOLD (565)       3  3 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 658): HONOR of MIGHTY MORALS II (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 540): TWO-PIECE TOENAIL of 042709A (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 663/4): BOB THE INHALER of IRATE FORMATIONS (Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 635): IRONSIDE of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 659): RAVEN of ZOMBIE SQUAD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 654): UPPER DECK of BALTO (JE, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 662): DOOM DWARF of BUNION SQUAD (Obregon, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 647): THE GRINCH of ABOMINATIONS (Chase, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 648): CLOVER of RYAN'S HENCHMEN (Leprechaun, mgr)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 647): MILLHAUSER of LITERATE LOONS (Sherman, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 615): PUSS N BOOTS of ERRATA (JE, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 602): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 277): KAHR, JACK of CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 595): EACHAM of DELVERS (Harby, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 546): SAARVEGHAL of DARK HORSEMEN (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 261): MADAM VENUSIA of SPARF! (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 252): RED RED WINE of HANGOVERS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 492): JERANS LA'ROC of MIDDLE WAY 10 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 228): ARAMIS RAMIREZ of PURPLE PLATYPI (?, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 540): COOLER of STYROFOAM (Jolly, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 658): KIDS GONE BAD (Misfit, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 540): THE GOLDEN FISH (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 663/4): GENERATION X (Storm Lord, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 635): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 659): JAMES BONDAGE (Obregon, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 654): PSYCHO SQUAD (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 662): BONSUR LONG NAMES (Hammer, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 647): BACON MAKIN' (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 648): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 647): GRIM FANDANGO (Stik, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 615): MIDDLE WAY 17 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 602): THE OAFS (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 377): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 595): DELVERS (Harby, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 546): QUESTIONS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 261): TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 252): VIRUS (?, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 492): MIDDLE WAY 10 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 228): MONGREL HORDE (?, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 540) STREET PIZZA et al (The Upright Man, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 663/4): BOB THE INHALER of IRATE FORMATIONS (Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 658): PENDRU ROST of THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 653): EVE AND EMMA of PYSCHO SQUAD (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 648): PLANKTON of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 277): KAHR, JACK of CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 595): EACHAM of DELVERS (Harby, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 492): JERANS LA'ROC of MIDDLE WAY 10 (Jorja, mgr.)
                   (turn 491): FARGO HAIL of MIDDLE WAY 10 (Jorja, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     I gotta give Sonya credit for steppin' onto the sands.  It was a bad matchup for
her all around.  Sometimes we're victims of our own early success.  Flying' up the
rankings can result in some painful smackdowns.  Don't I know it.  When I first
started out, way back when, I got into the challenger adepts too fast and paid the
price with a few losses.  It's the price of success -- you get to fight more
experienced and skilled foes.  And I don't mind bein' the one deliverin' the lessons.
*cracks knuckles*
     The big question on my mind is whether I'll get the invite to the Isle before
the tourney.  A couple more wins and all the political factors, who knows?  If I'm
not yanked outta Bonsur, I'll give the Champions tourney a go.  But I'm not sitting
out (and losing the DM throne) just for the tourney.  Bein' on top means more.
     Good to see Tool Skedamud Chuck, get up here and take your beating.

               Doom Dwarf

                                      SPY REPORT

     Busy, busy, busy, lots of things happening in BONSUR this turn, and let's start 
with a look at some of the teams.  It seems the training can make the difference, as 
BONSUR LONG NAMES is pushed out of top team by BEACH BABES, who came from 3rd with a 
5-0-0 this turn.  TOOL SHED stable has parlayed this turn's 3-1-0 into a 3 space move 
up the rankings.  This brings them up to 3rd place.  Good work, guys!  The BEACH 
BABES guild has had a 5-0-0 turn and deserves to be watched in the future.  You never 
know where this kind of thing can lead.  And let's see, BLACKJACK fought BARILOCHE 
and gained 13 points and contributed to BUNION SQUAD's 2-3-0.  RAMROD has lost to 
VENOMOUS GIGOLO, falling 11 points, while helping make BUNION SQUAD a 2-3-0 turn.  
The attempts to dethrone the Duelmaster have failed, and DOOM DWARF remains BONSUR's 
top warrior for another turn.  By the way, was that our Duelmaster that I saw last 
night, cramped under the table at The Warty Toad?   
     The crowd's roar, the smell of iron and leather, mixed with sweat, what more 
could a warrior ask of life?  Well, besides that.  SENTINELS has cause to stand tall, 
as they were BONSUR's most avoided team.  A smart manager knows this is a team to 
beat.  And avoiding SENTINELS more than any other team we find BUNION SQUAD.  BONSUR, 
are we going to accept, or respect this sort of thing?  The most challenged warrior 
this turn was BONSUR LONG NAMES' warrior THE STREET WALKER.  More fighters challenged 
her than challenged the Duelmaster!   
     A coward dies a thousand deaths, a brave man only once.  Wise men know this to 
be true.  The Warty Toad declares a free round for ORSINIUS and all of SENTINELS, for 
having revenged BONSUR LONG NAMES' THE STREET WALKER for killing one of their 
comrades.  A brave warrior does not carry a red shield, he has nothing to cover or 
hide when the fight is over.  Consider well.   
     Remember, blood on the purple robe does not change it from a purple robe.  Dare 
to fight bravely.  Always good to rest in BONSUR, but never good to wear out my 
welcome.  Look for me in future turns.  Until the sun next rises and my pen sets to 
paper-- Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DOOM DWARF 1648              13   5  0   104       BUNION SQUAD (167)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CHAINSAW CHUCK 2582          12   2  0    92       TOOL SHED (262)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BETTERTHANEVER 5932           7   1  0    85       WASTELAND II (267)
 RAMROD 1514                  20  11  0    83       BUNION SQUAD (167)
 BLACKJACK 1529               10  11  0    75       BUNION SQUAD (167)
 SONYA 6055                    7   4  1    73       SERPENTS HOLD (565)
 HARPOON 1513                 13  14  0    71       BUNION SQUAD (167)
 KONA KATE 6064               10   2  0    70       BEACH BABES (309)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BARILOCHE 6050               10   7  1    63       SENTINELS (122)
 ETUGEN KHAN 6043              8   9  0    62       SENTINELS (122)
 BLAGO THE AXE 6027           15  14  0    60       SENTINELS (122)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 QUEENIE 6034                 15  14  0    59       BEACH BABES (309)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SARAH SUNDANCE 6038           9  15  0    52       BEACH BABES (309)
 LUAU LILA 6065                7   5  1    50       BEACH BABES (309)
 CHANCE 6057                   7   5  1    45       SERPENTS HOLD (565)
 ORSINIUS 6073                 6   3  0    42       SENTINELS (122)
 THE ARENA STALKER 6086        5   1  0    37       BONSUR LONG NAMES (568)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 THE SHADOW DANCER 6090        3   3  1    29       BONSUR LONG NAMES (568)
 REDONDO RHONDA 6066           5   7  0    27       BEACH BABES (309)
 SAW HORSE 3430                3   1  0    25       TOOL SHED (262)
 THE SHADE PRANCER 6088        4   2  0    24       BONSUR LONG NAMES (568)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ANNIE AWL 3432                2   1  0    17       TOOL SHED (262)
 THE STREET WALKER 6089        3   3  1    13       BONSUR LONG NAMES (568)
 THE BIBLE THUMPER 6087        3   3  0    12       BONSUR LONG NAMES (568)
 SHEWISH PRINCESS 6092         0   4  0     4       BUNION SQUAD (167)
 URSA MAJOR 6094               0   1  0     3       SENTINELS (122)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
SQUITCHY 6093           0  1 0 SENTINELS 122        THE STREET WALKE 6089 661  JUST REVENGED
WEED WACKER 6096        0  1 0 TOOL SHED 262        BUTTERCUP             663  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Blackjack -- Do you suppose it would help if I developed some bunions of my own?
Because this is embarrassing. -- Queenie

Chance -- Yes, well, that's the thing about chance.  You can't predict where it's
going, and today it was going to lose.  Say la vee. -- Kona Kate

The Shadow Danc -- It's better to dance in the sunlight.  Trust me, I know about
this. -- Sarah Sundance

The Shade Pranc -- Tripped over those extra letters, did you?  It happens. -- Luau
Lila

The Bible Thump -- Anyone who would beat on a book deserves to be thumped in return!
-- Redodndo Rhonda

Orsinius -- Sir!  Thank you for those compliments. -- Rhonda
P.S.  Kona's smash... I don't know what it is, but it seems to make people awfully
jumpy, and they can't get to sleep for days after drinking it.  I wonder if it's
those "imported tropical beans" she uses?

Queenie -- We've got to stop meeting like this... people will talk. -- Blackjack

Chuck -- Nice.  But I'm not done with you, oh no... -- Harpoon

Annie -- That's it!  I'm getting a win next time!  Aaargh! -- Princess

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

WEED WACKER was butchered by BUTTERCUP in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
ORSINIUS devastated THE STREET WALKER in a 1 minute one-sided Bloodfeud duel.
HARPOON was handily defeated by CHAINSAW CHUCK in a 1 minute Challenge match.
BLACKJACK won victory over BARILOCHE in a 3 minute Challenge brawl.
BLAGO THE AXE was bested by SONYA in a 2 minute Challenge fight.
DOOM DWARF savagely defeated M. CHARDINEE in a 2 minute bloody Title match.
RAMROD was viciously subdued by VENOMOUS GIGOLO in a 3 minute veteran's duel.
ETUGEN KHAN bested CHANCE in a 2 minute competition.
KONA KATE savagely defeated CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a 2 minute gruesome melee.
THE ARENA STALKER lost to SARAH SUNDANCE in a 2 minute duel.
LUAU LILA vanquished CAPTURED PIRATE in a 1 minute uneven fight.
QUEENIE won victory over THE SHADOW DANCER in a 2 minute one-sided fight.
THE SHADE PRANCER beat MORDANT DESERTER in a 3 minute melee.
REDONDO RHONDA savagely defeated THE BIBLE THUMPER in a 2 minute brutal fight.
SAW HORSE luckily beat URSA MAJOR in a 4 minute bloody amateur's competition.
SHEWISH PRINCESS was demolished by ANNIE AWL 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|
|WALL OF STEEL                    6         TOTAL PARRY        6 -   2 -  0      75  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  5         WALL OF STEEL     21 -  13 -  0      62  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         LUNGING ATTACK    24 -  17 -  0      59  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  3         PARRY-STRIKE      11 -   9 -  0      55  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      8 -   7 -  0      53  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         STRIKING ATTACK   25 -  23 -  3      52  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     2         BASHING ATTACK     8 -   8 -  0      50  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         PARRY-LUNGE        7 -   8 -  1      47  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         SLASHING ATTACK   10 -  17 -  0      37  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         AIMED BLOW         0 -   5 -  0       0  |

Turn 663 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     STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  3         4  WALL OF STEEL  
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  1     AIMED BLOW         0 -  1         3  STRIKING ATTACK
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  1     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  1         1  BASHING ATTACK 
WALL OF STEEL      4 -  2     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  2         1  AIMED BLOW     
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         1  LUNGING ATTACK 
                                                                1  PARRY-STRIKE   

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
BASHING ATTACK   DOOM DWARF 1648            13   5  0  104 BUNION SQUAD (167)
WALL OF STEEL    CHAINSAW CHUCK 2582        12   2  0   92 TOOL SHED (262)
LUNGING ATTACK   SONYA 6055                  7   4  1   73 SERPENTS HOLD (565)
STRIKING ATTACK  BARILOCHE 6050             10   7  1   63 SENTINELS (122)
PARRY-STRIKE     BLAGO THE AXE 6027         15  14  0   60 SENTINELS (122)
SLASHING ATTACK  ORSINIUS 6073               6   3  0   42 SENTINELS (122)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is HARPOON 1513.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was SONYA 6055.  The ten other most popular fighters were DOOM DWARF 1648, BARILOCHE 
6050, ETUGEN KHAN 6043, KONA KATE 6064, SARAH SUNDANCE 6038, URSA MAJOR 6094, 
BLACKJACK 1529, QUEENIE 6034, REDONDO RHONDA 6066, and CHAINSAW CHUCK 2582.

The least popular fighter this week was SHEWISH PRINCESS 6092.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were SAW HORSE 3430, THE BIBLE THUMPER 6087, RAMROD 1514, BLAGO THE 
AXE 6027, THE STREET WALKER 6089, WEED WACKER 6096, THE SHADE PRANCER 6088, THE ARENA 
STALKER 6086, HARPOON 1513, and ORSINIUS 6073.