DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/24/2009    Duedate: 07/07/2009

RIZTAB ARENA

DM-12    TURN-623

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

PROTAGORAS
DREAMERS (142)
(12-6691) [13-14-0,99]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

PROTAGORAS                     DOVE HUNTER
DREAMERS (142)                 CRYSTAL CAGES (551)
(12-6691) [13-14-0,99]         (12-5393) [5-1-0,64]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

CARLOTTA                       EMPEDOCLES
SWEET MAGIC (267)              DREAMERS (142)
(12-6671) [18-18-0,81]         (12-6748) [3-2-0,33]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

DREAMERS (142)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. X-MAS MAYHEM (246)          39
2. DREAMERS (142)              26      X-MAS MAYHEM (246)
3. SEA DOGS (653)              20      Unchartered Team
4. CRYSTAL CAGES (551)          8
5. THE UNDEAD (136)             5      CRYSTAL CAGES (551)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 3 X-MAS MAYHEM (246)        23  20  3 53.5   1/ 3 DREAMERS (142)            9  6 0
 2- 2 SILMARILLIAD (567)        98  87  8 53.0   2/ 2 THE UNDEAD (136)          7  8 1
 3/ 1*CRYSTAL CAGES (551)       10   9  0 52.6   3/ 5 X-MAS MAYHEM (246)        7  8 1
 4/ 4 DREAMERS (142)           %1258 %1238 95 50.4   4/ 1 SWEET MAGIC (267)         7  8 0
 5/ 5 THE UNDEAD (136)          44  46  3 48.9   5/ 4*SEA DOGS (653)            4  7 1
 6/ 6 ICE AGE (639)             55  62  2 47.0   6/ 7*CRYSTAL CAGES (551)       3  3 0
 7/ 8 SWEET MAGIC (267)        567 935 20 37.7   7/ 8 ICE AGE (639)             2  2 0
 8/ 7*SEA DOGS (653)             6  10  1 37.5   8- 6 SILMARILLIAD (567)        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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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 620): KEEL HAULER of SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 622): PROTAGORAS of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 616): STUMP of GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 618): MAREY D'NUIT of PUNNY ANIMALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 617): SALARA LORMIN of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 615): ARCHIPPUS of TROUBLED WATERS (Anti, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 307): CASH MEALS of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 608): NEEDS SALT of BOHICA (?, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 305): ULL HARDHAMMER of THE STORMBRINGERS (High Lord Bosk)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 604): AGONY of ANGELS OF PAIN (Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 602): KOBALT of RAVAGING LORDS (General Ikillyu, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 593): SLOWGO of LOST CAUSE (Vol, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 556): PRINCESS EMILY of LUROCIAN ROYALTY (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 283): JACOB MARLEY of PHANTOM REGIMENT (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 277): JUSTICE FOR ALL of OF WOLF AND MAN (Tripwire, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 264): ON MY WAY of OPEN SESAME (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 483): SPLAT of THEM (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 470): SHMEGMA of HIT ME WITH... (?, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 450): ZOE ALDIN of MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 447): OCTAVIA of TIL DEATH DO US PART (Killjoy, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 212): DEATH SUCKS of BLACKMAIL (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 411): GREEN DISEASE of INSIGNIFICANCE (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 403): CORINTHIAN of PARANOID ASSYLUM (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 393): RED COULTER of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 509): DEFIANCE of ANGELS OF PAIN (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 620): HOT STUFF (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 622): SWEET MAGIC (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 616): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 618): PUNNY ANIMALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 617): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 615): TROUBLED WATERS (Anti, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 307): ODIN'S CHOSEN (Heathen Hatebred, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 608): STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 305): WAR (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 604): DEVIL ADVOCATES (Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 602): THE SEWING CIRCLE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 593): LOST CAUSE (Vol, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 556): LUROCIAN ROYALTY (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 283): MIKES HEROES (Mike?, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 277): LAND OF OZ (Oz the All Successful, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 263): CRIMINAL MINDS (Black Guard, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 483): MIDDLE WAY 20 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 470): ANDORIA (?, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 450): AUTUMN SAGA (?, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 447): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 212): BLACKMAIL (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 411): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 403): GREATS OF TROY (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 393): IRON MEN (Papa Bear, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 509): DO IT AGAIN et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 616): STUMP of GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
                (turn 615): NECROPALYSE of DARK CREATION (H.P.L. West, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 306): OPASAN of PHANTACITY (Omega, mgr.)
                          MANKILLER of DODGE BULLETS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 305): CHOLERA of PESTILENCE (?, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 601): PITT of STORM BRINGERS (The Rake, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 283): JACOB MARLEY of PHANTOM REGIMENT (Nomad, mgr.)
                   (turn 282): SHADOWCAT HAMMER of MUTANT HAMMERZ (Hammer, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 277): JUSTICE FOR ALL of OF WOLF AND MAN (Tripwire, mgr.)
                             LAST CALL of INDIFFERENCE (Jekyll, mgr.)
                             SISTER MARY SUEELLEN of OLD HABITS (Soultaker, mgr.)
                             BOB'S COMIC COLLECTN of THINGS I DROOL IN (Nuln, mgr.)
                 (turn 276): NIKKO of LAND OF OZ (Oz the Successful, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 264): ON MY WAY of OPEN SESAME (Crip, mgr.)
                              DOMJON of DRUID'S GROVE (Armalias Skyhawk, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 447): OCTAVIA of TIL DEATH DO US PART (Killjoy, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 402): JAGINRU of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Thankyouthankyou.  It's great for me, The Unknown Spymaster to be back in 
RIZTAB.  Hope you enjoy the show.  Oh, who am I kidding?  I already got paid!  We now 
have a new top team for all of you guys to dogpile on.  DREAMERS now holds the crown 
and they are betting they can keep it.  Hey everybody, watch out for BLITZER, who 
flew up 16 points in the rankings after mashing SPECTRE like a melon.  Keep your eye 
on this gal.  And falling like a basher in the top ten was KISSA BELLE, who dropped 
10 points after a disappointing (to say the least) bout with SKELETON.  Our battling 
duelmaster PROTAGORAS has managed to hold the title, fending off DOVE HUNTER's none 
too subtle advances.  Better luck next time, CRYSTAL CAGES.  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 RIZTAB arena.  And hey, 
kiddies, those of you who didn't avoid DREAMERS, please raise you hand.  Wow.  Does 
RIZTAB really have that many liars?  Okay, so I may not be funny, but catch X-MAS 
MAYHEM's act in the arena.  Those acrobats seem to be fairly deft at running from 
DREAMERS.  Well dang howdy, but if challenges were votes, CARLOTTA would be 
president.  Although it may be a contest she doesn't want to win.   
     Remember that an arena is not always a safe place to be, but it is one of the 
most interesting, though!  This week 3-11-0 IAINTPLAYING was sent to the Dark Arena.  
I know a lot of fighters with similar records who might take notice of this.  It's 
not often when you see a 7-4-0 warrior like SPECTRE kick the bucket.  I wonder if THE 
UNDEAD will recover from the blow.  Remember:  alliances are great, but try and take 
your ally in the arena with you and see what happens.   
     Well, that wasn't too bad; Alarond told me that the people in RIZTAB have no 
sense of humor.  Or maybe that they were senseless.  Well, there goes another Spy 
Report.  Good luck in next week's fights.  Its been real, and its been fun, but it 
hasn't been real fun...-- The Unknown Spymaster  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PROTAGORAS 6691              13  14  0    99       DREAMERS (142)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BELEG CUTHALION 5607         15   7  0   105       SILMARILLIAD (567)
-GLORFINDAL 5605              11   7  2   102       SILMARILLIAD (567)
-MORWEN 5675                   9   3  2    95       SILMARILLIAD (567)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BARBARIAN 4783                4  34  0    82       SUPERIOR FORCES 22T (506)
 CARLOTTA 6671                18  18  0    81       SWEET MAGIC (267)
 SANTA THE RED 2102            7   2  0    79       X-MAS MAYHEM (246)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SOPHOCLES 6733                9   4  1    66       DREAMERS (142)
 SKELETON 1040                11   8  1    65       THE UNDEAD (136)
 DOVE HUNTER 5393              5   1  0    64       CRYSTAL CAGES (551)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GHOST 6606                    7   4  1    57       THE UNDEAD (136)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 EURIPEDES 6732                7   6  0    54       DREAMERS (142)
 KISSA BELLE 6708             11  12  2    47       SWEET MAGIC (267)
 BLITZER 2103                  5   4  2    45       X-MAS MAYHEM (246)
 MISSILE TOE 3000              4   1  0    44       X-MAS MAYHEM (246)
 DORA BELL 6706                8  16  1    41       SWEET MAGIC (267)
 TACKLE BOX 6743               4   0  0    40       SEA DOGS (653)
 BONE YARD 6609                8   3  0    38       THE UNDEAD (136)
-MAMA MIA X 6642               7   4  0    37       ICE AGE (639)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 EMPEDOCLES 6748               3   2  0    33       DREAMERS (142)
 VAMPYR 6608                   5   6  1    25       THE UNDEAD (136)
 RAMPID ELF 2149               3   4  1    25       X-MAS MAYHEM (246)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 THE ROCK 6656                 4   0  0    21       ICE AGE (639)
 ARROW CATCHER 5392            2   2  0    20       CRYSTAL CAGES (551)
-FISHMONGER 6742               2   0  1    19       SEA DOGS (653)
 HEAT MIZER 2148               4   3  0    15       X-MAS MAYHEM (246)
 ARISTOCLEA 6754               1   2  0    12       DREAMERS (142)
 DONNAMIRA 6758                1   1  0    12       SWEET MAGIC (267)
-CHOCOLATE CHARLIE 6707        2   0  0    10       ICE AGE (639)
-TRAPSPRING 5418               2   2  0     8       CRYSTAL CAGES (551)
-CONAN 6737                    1   0  0     8       ICE AGE (639)
 QUESTLING 6623                1   1  0     6       CRYSTAL CAGES (551)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
IAINTPLAYING 6568       3 11 0 ICE AGE 639          BUKKA THE TROLL       623  NONE
MAN OVERBOARD 6759      0  1 0 SEA DOGS 653         DEMRON THE DARK       623  NONE
MAN OVERBOARD 2 6760    0  1 0 SEA DOGS 653         TILKIRRIN THE EL      623  NONE
BENISSA 6749            2  4 0 SWEET MAGIC 267      VAMPYR 6608           623   
CELINDA 6750            0  2 0 SWEET MAGIC 267      FISHMONGER 6742       621   
SPECTRE 6607            7  4 0 THE UNDEAD 136       BLITZER 2103          623   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Santa the Red -- A left-handed golem.  I should have known!  But I don't care, I'm
not making candy canes.  At this time of year?  You gotta be nuts. -- Dora Bell

Protagoras -- And back to you, friend.  Fare you well with it. -- Carlotta

Zagga the Claw wants lobster?  Let him go catch and cook his own.  I don't do
crustaceans. -- Kissa Belle

Trapspring -- Huh, I think you'd look FINE trapped in a puff pastry. -- Benissa

I caught Willie the Rat with his UNWASHED hand in my mixing bowl.  I guess he won't
try THAT again. -- Donnamira
P.S.  Oh, how cool!  The Commission has seen that I'm MASSIVELY charismatic.  I
should be able to do something good with this.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

IAINTPLAYING was butchered by BUKKA THE TROLL in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
MAN OVERBOARD 2 was butchered by TILKIRRIN THE ELF in a 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
MAN OVERBOARD was murdered by DEMRON THE DARK in a 1 minute brutal Dark Arena melee.
GHOST was overpowered by CARLOTTA in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge duel.
BONE YARD was devastated by SOPHOCLES in a 2 minute brutal one-sided Challenge fight.
SPECTRE was viciously butchered by BLITZER in a 2 minute gruesome Challenge brawl.
MISSILE TOE overpowered DORA BELL in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge struggle.
VAMPYR viciously butchered BENISSA in a 2 minute gory Challenge competition.
PROTAGORAS handily defeated DOVE HUNTER in a 1 minute uneven Title melee.
SANTA THE RED vanquished DEVAR THE TRAITOR in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
KISSA BELLE was vanquished by SKELETON in a 1 minute gory one-sided duel.
EURIPEDES overpowered RAMPID ELF in a 1 minute one-sided melee.
EMPEDOCLES was outlasted by TACKLE BOX in a exciting 11 minute match.
ARROW CATCHER bested HEAT MIZER in a crowd pleasing 2 minute brutal conflict.
THE ROCK subdued DONNAMIRA in a 4 minute novice's brawl.
QUESTLING slimly lost to ARISTOCLEA in a action packed 8 minute novice's conflict.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  6         TOTAL PARRY       17 -   3 -  1      85  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      4         PARRY-LUNGE        4 -   3 -  0      57  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         STRIKING ATTACK   22 -  21 -  0      51  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     3         WALL OF STEEL      7 -   7 -  0      50  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  3         SLASHING ATTACK   10 -  11 -  2      48  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         BASHING ATTACK     9 -  10 -  0      47  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         LUNGING ATTACK     9 -  10 -  2      47  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         PARRY-STRIKE       3 -   5 -  0      38  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         AIMED BLOW         2 -   5 -  0      29  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -   5 -  0      17  |

Turn 623 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-STRIKE       1 -  2         3  STRIKING ATTACK
PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  0     SLASHING ATTACK    1 -  2         2  PARRY-LUNGE    
TOTAL PARRY        3 -  1     STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  4         1  WALL OF STEEL  
LUNGING ATTACK     2 -  2     WALL OF STEEL      1 -  2         1  AIMED BLOW     
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         1  BASHING ATTACK 
                                                                1  TOTAL PARRY    
                                                                1  PARRY-STRIKE   
                                                                1  LUNGING ATTACK 

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
TOTAL PARRY      SANTA THE RED 2102          7   2  0   79 X-MAS MAYHEM (246)
STRIKING ATTACK  SOPHOCLES 6733              9   4  1   66 DREAMERS (142)
PARRY-STRIKE     SKELETON 1040              11   8  1   65 THE UNDEAD (136)
LUNGING ATTACK   DOVE HUNTER 5393            5   1  0   64 CRYSTAL CAGES (551)
SLASHING ATTACK  BLITZER 2103                5   4  2   45 X-MAS MAYHEM (246)
WALL OF STEEL    MISSILE TOE 3000            4   1  0   44 X-MAS MAYHEM (246)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is CARLOTTA 6671.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was EMPEDOCLES 6748.  The ten other most popular fighters were QUESTLING 6623, ARROW 
CATCHER 5392, BLITZER 2103, ARISTOCLEA 6754, SOPHOCLES 6733, VAMPYR 6608, SKELETON 
1040, SPECTRE 6607, MISSILE TOE 3000, and BENISSA 6749.

The least popular fighter this week was TACKLE BOX 6743.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were THE ROCK 6656, RAMPID ELF 2149, KISSA BELLE 6708, DORA BELL 6706, GHOST 
6606, MAN OVERBOARD 6759, MAN OVERBOARD 2 6760, IAINTPLAYING 6568, HEAT MIZER 2148, 
and DOVE HUNTER 5393.