DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 05/14/2008    Duedate: 05/27/2008

RIZTAB ARENA

DM-12    TURN-594

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

HERACLITUS
DREAMERS (142)
(12-6646) [12-6-0,109]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

HERACLITUS                     SIR GETALOT
DREAMERS (142)                 THE SQUARE TABLE (649)
(12-6646) [12-6-0,109]         (12-6686) [3-1-0,16]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

SWEET BETSEY                   SWEET BETSEY
SWEET MAGIC (267)              SWEET MAGIC (267)
(12-6571) [19-19-1,97]         (12-6571) [19-19-1,97]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

SWEET MAGIC (267)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. HIGH JINKS (584)            25
2. SWEET MAGIC (267)           21      HIGH JINKS (584)
3. THE SQUARE TABLE (649)       9      Unchartered Team
4. DREAMERS (142)             -84
                                       THE SQUARE TABLE (649)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*THE SQUARE TABLE (649)     4   1  0 80.0   1/ 2 SWEET MAGIC (267)         9  6 0
 2/ 3 HIGH JINKS (584)         297 274 18 52.0   2/ 1 DREAMERS (142)            8  5 0
 3/ 4 DREAMERS (142)           %1181 %1186 90 49.9   3/ 3 HIGH JINKS (584)          3 12 0
 4/ 5 SWEET MAGIC (267)        510 851 17 37.5   4/ 4*THE SQUARE TABLE (649)    2  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.

Greeting Riztab!

My Riztab finale is here and Sleepy is giving me a shot at the night fight.  With a
little luck I'll be buying a round of drinks at the local tavern after the fight.
Without a little luck, I'll be able to explain how it feels to receive a resurrection
potion!  The hat trick of holding the throne is nice, but Heraclitus had to go and
point out that Sweet Betsey has been most popular for 15 straight.  I suspect she'll
be getting a title fight shot again real soon.

Apologies to Cults-R-Us as their opportunity to bloodfeud is ending a couple turns
early.

Congrats to all those who represented Riztab well in the tourney!

Sleep well,

Parmenides

                                      SPY REPORT

     It is I, Novgorodny Vir, Spymaster of Spymasters.  Look on my work, ye mighty, 
and despair!  Nothing is certain in RIZTAB, with changing loyalties, changing 
Duelmasters.  Write this down:  new top team--SWEET MAGIC.  Practice pays for 
TIDDLES, who pummelled CORIANELLE, to pocket 14 points.  A certain someone should cut 
down on the drinking and practice more, after losing 7 points to SWEET BETSEY.  
(Discrete enough, DEMOCRITUS?) Well, Duelmaster PARMENIDES Dark Arena Challenged DARK 
ARENA's SHISHZAR THE SNAKE.  Is a 16-10-1 good enough?  The crowds were amazed this 
turn, as SHISHZAR THE SNAKE killed the Duelmaster, PARMENIDES, leaving DREAMERS in 
mourning.  The audience got their money's worth, as they witnessed HERACLITUS attain 
the throne at the cost of PARMENIDES' life!  So who was the warrior seen charging 
into immovable walls and challenging dead trees?  Someone's got a basic problem...   
     So much to report, so little time!  Perhaps the warriors of DREAMERS should take 
up some hobbies, as they are the most avoided team...  As a woman of good breeding 
scorns the "warriors" of THE SQUARE TABLE, so did that sorry team shy from DREAMERS 
Everyone is famous for fifteen minutes, and CARLOTTA is it right now.  Most 
challenged warrior.  Isn't SWEET MAGIC proud!   
     The moving sword slashes, and having slashed, moves on...  How true is 
CULTS-R-US' mettle?  Just one week remains for the avenging of MADAM Y's death.  
Questions are being raised about the disposing of severed body parts in the arena.  A 
certain tavern in RIZTAB would I avoid!   
     Leave me now, you base fools!  Keep those sands bloody and the buzzards fat!  
RIZTAB, I leave you now.  The Duelmaster has agreed to foot my bill at The Welcome 
Wench.  'Til next time-- Novgorodny Vir  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HERACLITUS 6646              12   6  0   109       DREAMERS (142)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SWEET BETSEY 6571            19  19  1    97       SWEET MAGIC (267)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MARLOW 6644                  12   8  0    79       HIGH JINKS (584)
 TARILISS 6527                11  36  1    70       SWEET MAGIC (267)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TIANNARY 6612                14  13  3    66       SWEET MAGIC (267)
 DEMOCRITUS 6611              11   7  0    66       DREAMERS (142)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PYTHAGORAS 6647              11   7  0    51       DREAMERS (142)
 CORIANELLE 6621              10  14  0    44       SWEET MAGIC (267)
 TIDDLES 6664                  6   7  0    43       HIGH JINKS (584)
 REPULSIVE ROGAN 6663          7   6  0    42       HIGH JINKS (584)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CARLOTTA 6671                 3   4  0    34       SWEET MAGIC (267)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BILLY 6669                    5   4  0    31       HIGH JINKS (584)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SIR GETALOT 6686              3   1  0    16       THE SQUARE TABLE (649)
-SIR HIGH ON POT 6684          1   0  0    13       THE SQUARE TABLE (649)
 PROTAGORAS 6691               0   2  0     6       DREAMERS (142)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
BROTHER ZOINK 6665      2  6 0 CULTS-R-US 624       TIANNARY 6612         590  NOT REVENGED
PARMENIDES 6599        16 11 1 DREAMERS 142         SHISHZAR THE SNA      594  NONE
LAMPOST 6697            0  1 0 HIGH JINKS 584       HEZDLAT THE GIAN      594  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Corianelle -- I love those back-n-forth contests.  Like em a lot more when I
win...but that was entertaining. -- Tiddles

Tiannary -- It is an exacting business. <grin> -- Repulsive Rogan

Parmenides -- Whittled me down pretty good.  Maybe I'll be back, maybe not. -- Marlow

Pythagorus -- They've refreshed the sand since out last encounter.  It tastes...the
sea? -- Billy

Heraclitus -- Note to self:  do NOT take up philosophy.  Of any kind. -- Tariliss,
more of a here-and-now person

Democritus -- This is a bad time of year for you, is it not?  When the pluto-
oligarchs compete for high position.  Maybe I should say, a bad time in the four-year
cycle. -- Sweet Betsey, glad to have the win regardless

Repulsive Rogan -- (recoiling)  I keep forgetting just HOW repulsive you are in
person.  Assuring myself, so to speak, that I have magnified your annoying aspects in
my memory.  But it isn't so. -- Tiannary

Tiddles -- I cannot help but feel that your whole attitude is too light-hearted.
This is, after all, a life-and-death sport we engage in. -- Corianelle
P.S.  Not that the fans seem to care.

Sir Getalot -- Perhaps, but not EVERY day, you know.  Some days, the Lotta gets you.
-- Carlotta

Molly!  Was it something we said? -- Tariliss and the rest of Sweet Magic

Repulsive Rogan -- That is a fake finger, a snare for the nasty-minded attacker to
keep him busy while I remove his innards. -- Corianelle

Tiddles -- No, that's true.  Why would I want to say it? -- Tiannary

Our congratulations to Parmenides. -- Jorja and Sweet Magic

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

PARMENIDES was butchered by SHISHZAR THE SNAKE in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
LAMPOST was slaughtered by HEZDLAT THE GIANT in a 1 minute Dark Arena battle.
HERACLITUS handily defeated MOTTA THE PIKE in a 1 minute one-sided Title match.
DEMOCRITUS was devastated by SWEET BETSEY in a 2 minute one-sided fight.
TARILISS was subdued by MARLOW in a 2 minute mismatched competition.
TIANNARY won victory over REPULSIVE ROGAN in a crowd pleasing 1 minute fight.
PYTHAGORAS outlasted BILLY in a 7 minute brawl.
CORIANELLE was viciously subdued by TIDDLES in a 3 minute gruesome fight.
CARLOTTA vanquished BOLGAR THE FOOLISH in a 1 minute uneven duel.
SIR GETALOT vanquished PROTAGORAS in a 1 minute uneven fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         PARRY-LUNGE        5 -   2 -  1      71  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         TOTAL PARRY       11 -   6 -  0      65  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         PARRY-RIPOSTE     11 -   6 -  0      65  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         SLASHING ATTACK    9 -   5 -  2      64  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         LUNGING ATTACK     9 -   5 -  1      64  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         AIMED BLOW        12 -   8 -  0      60  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         STRIKING ATTACK   11 -   8 -  0      58  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         WALL OF STEEL     20 -  19 -  1      51  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         BASHING ATTACK    10 -  20 -  1      33  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-STRIKE       1 -   5 -  0      17  |

Turn 594 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-RIPOSTE      1 -  0     LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  2         2  STRIKING ATTACK
SLASHING ATTACK    1 -  0     WALL OF STEEL      1 -  2         2  WALL OF STEEL  
TOTAL PARRY        1 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  1         2  AIMED BLOW     
AIMED BLOW         1 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  BASHING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  1                                       1  SLASHING ATTACK
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  1                                       1  TOTAL PARRY    
                                                                1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  HERACLITUS 6646            12   6  0  109 DREAMERS (142)
AIMED BLOW       MARLOW 6644                12   8  0   79 HIGH JINKS (584)
SLASHING ATTACK  TIANNARY 6612              14  13  3   66 SWEET MAGIC (267)
TOTAL PARRY      PYTHAGORAS 6647            11   7  0   51 DREAMERS (142)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is SWEET BETSEY 6571.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was SWEET BETSEY 6571.  The ten other most popular fighters were TIDDLES 6664, 
HERACLITUS 6646, MARLOW 6644, TARILISS 6527, TIANNARY 6612, REPULSIVE ROGAN 6663, 
BILLY 6669, CORIANELLE 6621, CARLOTTA 6671, and SIR GETALOT 6686.

The least popular fighter this week was PYTHAGORAS 6647.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were PROTAGORAS 6691, LAMPOST 6697, DEMOCRITUS 6611, SIR GETALOT 6686, 
CARLOTTA 6671, CORIANELLE 6621, BILLY 6669, REPULSIVE ROGAN 6663, TIANNARY 6612, and 
TARILISS 6527.

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

PARMENIDES (12-6599) DREAMERS (142)