DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 08/03/2010    Duedate: 08/16/2010

KOLACT ARENA

DM-10    TURN-644

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

THE GRINCH
ABOMINATION (393)
(10-4335) [13-4-0,106]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

THE GRINCH                     POSITION IS EMPTY
ABOMINATION (393)              
(10-4335) [13-4-0,106]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

LIA HOBERN                     FOOTLOOSE
THE MOONDOGS (97)              BACON MAKIN' (550)
(10-5889) [13-11-0,70]         (10-5895) [10-11-0,53]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

ABOMINATION (393)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. ABOMINATION (393)           51
2. THE MOONDOGS (97)           44      BACON MAKIN' (550)
3. TOONS O DOOM (551)          14      Unchartered Team
4. DREAD EMPIRE (554)           0
5. BACON MAKIN' (550)         -34      FEEDING FRENZY (506)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 BACON MAKIN' (550)        54  43  5 55.7   1/ 3 ABOMINATION (393)         9  6 0
 2/ 2 ABOMINATION (393)        157 147  8 51.6   2/ 1 BACON MAKIN' (550)        8  7 0
 3- 3*DREAD EMPIRE (554)         3   3  0 50.0   3/ 2 THE MOONDOGS (97)         7  8 0
 4/ 4 THE MOONDOGS (97)        569 739 13 43.5   4/ 5 TOONS O DOOM (551)        2  4 0
 5/ 5 TOONS O DOOM (551)        17  36  3 32.1   5- 4*DREAD EMPIRE (554)        1  0 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 654): JOY of MIGHTY MORALS II (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 537): TWO-PIECE TOENAIL of 042709A (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 660): PERFECT DRUG of IRATE FORMATIONS (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 631): RED HAMMER of DOGS OF WAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 655): SONNY of TECHNOLOGY (Otto X Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 650): NOT-A-NUT JONES of PSYCHO SQUAD (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 659): HARPOON of BUNION SQUAD (Obregon, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 643): THE GRINCH of ABOMINATIONS (Chase, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 645): ERIN GO BRAGH of RYAN'S HENCHMEN (Leprechaun, mgr)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 644): SIDEWINDER of SERPENTS HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 612): ELLIRIN IMBRAY of MIDDLE WAY 17 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 600): KARTIKAYA of JINDA-BAN (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 275): RATA of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 592): STICKY FINGERS of DUNGEON CELL (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 543): CARGO of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 259): SAMILDAR of TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 250): I'M A BASHER of BASHAHOLICS ANON (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 488): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 226): HOCKEY of GAMES CRIP PLAYS (Crip, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 536): COOLER of STYROFOAM (Jolly, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 654): MIGHTY MORALS II (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 537): 042709A (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 660): IRATE FORMATIONS (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 631): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 655): TECHNOLOGY (Otto X Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 650): PSYCHO SQUAD (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 659): BONSUR LONG NAMES (Hammer, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 643): BACON MAKIN' (?, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 645): THE GRATEFUL UNDEAD (Street Legal, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 644): OMINOUS REIGN (Archaic Elf, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 612): MIDDLE WAY 17 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 600): JINDA-BAN (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 375): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 592): I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (?, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 543): DARK HORSEMEN (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 259): TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 250): VIRUS (?, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 488): MIDDLE WAY 10 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 226): STATES (?, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 536) STREET PIZZA et al (The Upright Man, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 653): VAN DERMINT of BOOZE (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 536): IGNORANT BAUD of 042709A (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 660): PERFECT DRUG of IRATE FORMATIONS (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 659): CAJETAN of SENTINELS (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 644): BLAKSUNN of GRIM FANDANGO (Stik, mgr.)
               (turn 643): WALLACE of GRIM FANDANGO (Stik, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 612): ELLIRIN IMBRAY of MIDDLE WAY 17 (Jorja, mgr.)
              (turn 611): SHERRY of BABES (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 600): KARTIKAYA of JINDA-BAN (Jorja, mgr.)
                  (turn 599): GURU GNU of HILLTOP GURUS (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 591): COLDFISHFINGER of COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 543): CARGO of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 259): SAMILDAR of TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     It's me, The Unknown Spymaster here with my bag to give you the news on last 
week's fights.  We now have a new top team for all of you guys to dogpile on.  
ABOMINATION now holds the crown and they are betting they can keep it.  It looks like 
the guys(?) at THE MOONDOGS had a good week as they went 4-1-0 to put them in 3rd 
place.  I guess steroids help!  Hey everybody, watch out for GOLDILOCKS, who flew up 
18 points in the rankings after mashing FRIDAY THE 13TH like a melon.  Keep your eye 
on this gal.  Ya know, some days it doesn't pay to walk out on the sands.  TREMORS 
was overcame by WIZARDS! and drops 11 points.  Going for the gusto and coming up with 
aught but bloody knuckles was KOLACT's M. CHARDINEE, who was turned away from the 
Duelmastership by THE GRINCH.  4 out of 5 gladiators surveyed protect the body, so 
try and avoid aiming at that location.   
     Let's dig a little deeper into what's happening in the KOLACT arena.  Did you 
hear that BACON MAKIN' was most avoided team this week?  Well, knowing the personal 
hygiene of BACON MAKIN''s warriors, I'm not surprised!  And you guys like to boo me?  
Well, unsling your rasberries, cause ABOMINATION beats feet every time BACON MAKIN' 
smiles at them.  Try farming, eh?  Well just about everybody wants a piece of 
TREMORS, who was this week's most challenged warrior.   
     Being a spy is great--other people die and you spend the rest of the day 
drinking to their memory.  Better tanked than dead!  Knowing when to use the right 
tactics at the proper time is a very important step on the road to Duelmaster.   
     Well, there's the manager of the KOLACT giving me the 'cut' sign (or is that 
'They're going to strangle you in the alley?).  Okay, so I may not be the world's 
best comedian, but then you guys aren't the world's best warriors.  Its been real, 
and its been fun, but it hasn't been real fun...-- The Unknown Spymaster  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 THE GRINCH 4335              13   4  0   106       ABOMINATION (393)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GOLDILOCKS 4334              13   4  0    96       ABOMINATION (393)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FRIDAY THE 13TH 5899         15   6  1    86       BACON MAKIN' (550)
 WIZARDS! 5921                 8   4  0    81       ABOMINATION (393)
 LIA HOBERN 5889              13  11  0    70       THE MOONDOGS (97)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TREMORS 5896                 13   8  3    58       BACON MAKIN' (550)
 FLATLINERS 5898              12   9  1    57       BACON MAKIN' (550)
 FERRIN MONDOR 5901           12   6  0    57       THE MOONDOGS (97)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FOOTLOOSE 5895               10  11  0    53       BACON MAKIN' (550)
 CRESDENE ARCT 5924            6   2  0    53       THE MOONDOGS (97)
 LUNELLE MERRIN 5887          12  13  0    49       THE MOONDOGS (97)
 SIMOON TERRAT 5920            6   7  1    49       THE MOONDOGS (97)
 TOM 5893                      7  14  2    47       TOONS O DOOM (551)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JERRY 5892                    6  15  0    33       TOONS O DOOM (551)
 G.I. JANE 5922                3   6  0    29       ABOMINATION (393)
-AWOKE ON IMPACT 5914          3   2  0    24       DREAD EMPIRE (554)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 QUEENS LOGIC 5927             2   2  0    17       BACON MAKIN' (550)
-ALL THINGS LOST 5913          0   1  0     7       DREAD EMPIRE (554)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
DA 17 5935              0  1 0 ABOMINATION 393      WURM KIN              644  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Tremors -- You go shaking the hot skillet like that, you're going to have grease
burns everywhere. -- Lunelle Merrin

Flatliners -- I don't LIKE my bacon pounded flat, thank you very much. -- Cresdene
Arct

Jerry -- Somehow it seems... symmetrical to bury a cat in the sand.  Too bad the
arenamaster stopped me.  Arenamaster all over Alastari are constantly doing that, and
I wish they wouldn't.  Sometimes it NEEDS to be done. -- Ferrin Mondor

Tom -- I don't know why chickens cross the street, but I'm sure cats do it to be
aggravating. -- Lia Hobern

G.I. Jane -- It isn't that I'm opposed to you winning a fight, but I think you should
work for it. -- Simoon Terrat

Goldilocks -- Show-off! -- Cresdene Arct

26 July 2010
     Some managers have attempted to send personals and columns to hal, and hal has
been refusing to acknowledge their content.  I don't know what hal's problem is,
specifically, but for best success, send PLAIN TEXT (dot txt) in the body of the
email.  Not attachments.  Thank you. -- the Editor

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

DA 17 was butchered by WURM KIN in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
GOLDILOCKS slimly won victory over FRIDAY THE 13TH in a 6 minute Challenge battle.
WIZARDS! overpowered TREMORS in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge duel.
G.I. JANE bested QUEENS LOGIC in a 1 minute Challenge fight.
THE GRINCH overpowered M. CHARDINEE in a 1 minute mismatched Title match.
FLATLINERS was bested by LIA HOBERN in a 2 minute veteran's duel.
FERRIN MONDOR devastated THE USEROUS MERCHANT in a 1 minute mismatched match.
LUNELLE MERRIN was overcome by TOM in a 2 minute gruesome expert's fight.
CRESDENE ARCT won victory over THE USEROUS MERCHANT in a 2 minute gruesome duel.
FOOTLOOSE defeated JERRY in a popular 6 minute gory expert's duel.
SIMOON TERRAT overpowered CAPTURED ORC in a 2 minute gory one-sided melee.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         PARRY-RIPOSTE     11 -   6 -  0      65  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         PARRY-STRIKE       8 -   5 -  0      62  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         LUNGING ATTACK    12 -   8 -  1      60  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         WALL OF STEEL     19 -  13 -  1      59  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         PARRY-LUNGE        6 -   6 -  0      50  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         BASHING ATTACK    11 -  11 -  2      50  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         TOTAL PARRY       10 -  11 -  0      48  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         STRIKING ATTACK   11 -  14 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         SLASHING ATTACK    5 -   7 -  0      42  |
|AIMED BLOW                       0         AIMED BLOW         0 -   1 -  0       0  |

Turn 644 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    THE GRINCH 4335            13   4  0  106 ABOMINATION (393)
TOTAL PARRY      GOLDILOCKS 4334            13   4  0   96 ABOMINATION (393)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    FRIDAY THE 13TH 5899       15   6  1   86 BACON MAKIN' (550)
PARRY-STRIKE     WIZARDS! 5921               8   4  0   81 ABOMINATION (393)
STRIKING ATTACK  LIA HOBERN 5889            13  11  0   70 THE MOONDOGS (97)
LUNGING ATTACK   TREMORS 5896               13   8  3   58 BACON MAKIN' (550)
PARRY-LUNGE      FLATLINERS 5898            12   9  1   57 BACON MAKIN' (550)
BASHING ATTACK   FERRIN MONDOR 5901         12   6  0   57 THE MOONDOGS (97)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is LIA HOBERN 5889.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was FOOTLOOSE 5895.  The ten other most popular fighters were FRIDAY THE 13TH 5899, 
JERRY 5892, LIA HOBERN 5889, CRESDENE ARCT 5924, FERRIN MONDOR 5901, LUNELLE MERRIN 
5887, TOM 5893, SIMOON TERRAT 5920, GOLDILOCKS 4334, and WIZARDS! 5921.

The least popular fighter this week was FLATLINERS 5898.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were QUEENS LOGIC 5927, TREMORS 5896, G.I. JANE 5922, DA 17 5935, THE GRINCH 
4335, WIZARDS! 5921, GOLDILOCKS 4334, SIMOON TERRAT 5920, TOM 5893, and LUNELLE 
MERRIN 5887.

                 NEW TEAMS IN THE TEMPORARY TOURNAMENT ARENA (DM 85)

Please note that all new teams created at the Face-to-Face were temporarily placed in 
a temporary Tournament Arena, DM 85.  If you requested that your team be placed in a 
specific arena, it has already transferred to that arena.  Any teams not transferred 
out of DM 85 by October 1 will be deleted.  If you have questions about any of your 
teams, please contact Customer Service. -- RSI 

                        WINTER FACE-TO-FACE IN SUNNY ARIZONA!

Our next winter FTF will be held in Tempe, Arizona, January 14-16, 2011.  It will be 
held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tempe, Arizona (480-894-7444), the same hotel as 
last year by popular request.  Room rates are $129.00 per night, 1-2 occupancy, which 
includes full cooked breakfast, complimentary manager's reception (yes, really!), free 
airport shuttle, free parking and free high speed internet.  There's a fitness center, 
jacuzzi, and pool.  The rooms are blocked--please make your reservation by December 22 
before the block is released!  (This is prime season for Phoenix, and people have been
unable to book rooms because they waited too long.)  Look for the tournament info 
sheet and minioverviews some time in December.  We hope you're all looking forward to 
it and that we will see you there!