DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 09/02/2009    Duedate: 09/15/2009

RIZTAB ARENA

DM-12    TURN-628

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

CARLOTTA
SWEET MAGIC (267)
(12-6671) [22-19-1,111]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

CARLOTTA                       TACKLE BOX
SWEET MAGIC (267)              SEA DOGS (653)
(12-6671) [22-19-1,111]        (12-6743) [5-2-0,42]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

CARLOTTA                       GHOST
SWEET MAGIC (267)              THE UNDEAD (136)
(12-6671) [22-19-1,111]        (12-6606) [10-6-1,67]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

SWEET MAGIC (267)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. SWEET MAGIC (267)           34
2. CARDS (654)                 25      DREAMERS (142)
3. DREAMERS (142)              12      Unchartered Team
4. SEA DOGS (653)               6
5. WHO DA MAN? (623)            3      CARDS (654)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 DREAMERS (142)           %1272 %1249 97 50.5   1/ 1 SWEET MAGIC (267)         8  7 1
 2/ 3 THE UNDEAD (136)          54  60  3 47.4   2/ 2 DREAMERS (142)            8  7 0
 3/ 2*CARDS (654)                3   4  1 42.9   3/ 3 THE UNDEAD (136)          5 10 0
 4/ 4 WHO DA MAN? (623)         32  46  0 41.0   4/ 4 WHO DA MAN? (623)         4  2 0
 5/ 5*SEA DOGS (653)            10  15  1 40.0   5/ 5*SEA DOGS (653)            4  5 0
 6/ 6 SWEET MAGIC (267)        580 947 21 38.0   6/ 6*CARDS (654)               3  4 1

    '*'   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 625): SEA LEGS of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 627): SOPHOCLES of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 621): PIE EYED PIPER of STARBASE 5 (Zeus, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 623): SILVIA MINNO of PUNNY ANIMALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 620): URSILA VINE of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 620): MODERN SCENE of THE MAGNIFICIENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 310): CASH MEALS of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 613): RED HOT CHILI of BOHICA (Scruffy, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 308): ULTHAR STORMHELM of THE STORM GUARDS (The Icelord)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 609): AGONY of ANGELS OF PAIN (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 607): KOBALT of RAVAGING LORDS (General Ikillu, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 598): CIVIL of LOST CAUSE (Vol, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 561): KING COREY of LUROCIAN ROYALTY (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 285): HALF of SRETSAMLEUD II (Phat Phat, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 279): MOTHER TERESA of OLD HABITS (Soultaker, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 266): PETRA QUORD of MIDDLE WAY 6 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 488): PURPLE KITTEN of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 475): LASSIE of RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 455): XAVAN YOLE of MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 452): CHIANA of TIL DEATH DO US PART (Killjoy, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 215): DEATH SUCKS of BLACKMAIL (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 416): MOKO TEN ZORA of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 408): BEARSTONE KAI of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 398): GABRIELLE REESE of GIRLS X3 (Non, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 514): NIGHTCAP of DARKLINGS ( ?, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 625): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 627): SWEET MAGIC (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 621): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 622): PUNNY ANIMALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 620): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 620): THE MAGNIFICIENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 310): EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 613): VENUSIANS (Venus, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 308): WAR (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 609): ANGELS OF PAIN (Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 607): RAVAGOMG LORDS (General Ikillu, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 598): LOST CAUSE (Vol, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 561): THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 285): MIKES HEROES (Mike?, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 279): THE OPERA (Manager, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 266): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 487): MIDDLE WAY 20 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 475): EX OBLIVIONE (Enigma, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 455): MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 452): TIL DEATH DO US PART (Killjoy, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 215): BLACKMAIL (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 416): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 408): GREATS OF TROY (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 398): GIRLS X3 (Non, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 514): DO IT AGAIN et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 621): PIE EYED PIPER of STARBASE 5 (Zeus, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 310): CASH MEALS of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 613): RED HOT CHILI of BOHICA (Scruffy, mgr.)
              (turn 612): LUNA of WILL DUEL 4 MEAD (Sporkis, mgr.)
                          A.A. SHOCK of FORCE OF NATURE (Storm Front, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 609): ARTEMIDORUS IV of ROMAN HEROES (Caesar, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 607): DARK JOURNEY of STORM BRINGERS (The Rake, mgr.)
                       (turn 606): THE MONGOL of RAVAGING LORDS (General Ikillu)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 279): CHINA MILKMAID of LAND OF OZ (Oz the Successful, mgr.)
                             IVAN POISY of SPOONERTICS (Spawn, mgr.)
                             MADAME BUTTERFLY of THE OPERA (Manager, mgr.)
                 (turn 278): LURKING FEAR of ABYSMAL RITES (Reaper, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 265): C.H.S. of LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 487): CHARLIE EKSA of MIDDLE WAY 20 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 454): SAND MAGGOT of FEAR FACTORY (Var, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 416): MOKO TEN ZORA of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 398): GABRIELLE REESE of GIRLS X3 (Non, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Welcome RIZTAB.  I, Olaf Modeen remember this place well.  Many the fights have 
I fought here.  The celebrations, the disappointments...  What's with KISSA BELLE?  
She actually beat THE UNDEAD's SKELETON, and walked away with 17 more points from the 
fight.  Laughs were big at DREAMERS while they watched EMPEDOCLES clobber BONE YARD.  
He lost 14 points and got bruised from objects thrown from the stands.  See how the 
Duelmaster challenged SWEET MAGIC's CARLOTTA?  That sort of initiative is how he got 
where he is now.  I can barely restrain my enthusiam for SWEET MAGIC's outstanding 
member, Duelmaster CARLOTTA.  I suppose you want to hear some rumors and dirty gossip 
about your fellow fighters?  Tough!   
     If at first you don't succeed, avoid.  That'll get you in the Spyreports.  The 
most avoided team was SEA DOGS.  Management must be dealin', as the boys at THE 
UNDEAD ain't reelin'!  SEA DOGS' mad!  What do people see in CARLOTTA?  Hers 22-19-1? 
SWEET MAGIC ain't talkin', but she's got 111 points.   
     Warriors of RIZTAB unite.  You have only your games to lose!  Here's some 
advice:  study your opponent, master many skills, fight dirty.   
     Who knows what the future holds for a warrior.  More fights, there's no doubt.  
RIZTAB is a nice place to live, but I don't like to live in nice places.  I don't 
want to overstay my welcome...-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CARLOTTA 6671                22  19  1   111       SWEET MAGIC (267)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KISSA BELLE 6708             16  12  2    94       SWEET MAGIC (267)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SOPHOCLES 6733               11   7  2    87       DREAMERS (142)
-BARBARIAN 4783                4  34  0    82       SUPERIOR FORCES 22T (506)
 SKELETON 1040                14  10  1    71       THE UNDEAD (136)
 GHOST 6606                   10   6  1    67       THE UNDEAD (136)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 EURIPEDES 6732                9   9  0    66       DREAMERS (142)
 EMPEDOCLES 6748               7   3  0    66       DREAMERS (142)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 YODA MAN 6328                 7  32  0    55       WHO DA MAN? (623)
 VAMPYR 6608                   7   9  1    54       THE UNDEAD (136)
 DORA BELL 6706                9  20  1    48       SWEET MAGIC (267)
 BONE YARD 6609               10   6  0    47       THE UNDEAD (136)
 TACKLE BOX 6743               5   2  0    42       SEA DOGS (653)
 FISHMONGER 6742               5   0  1    38       SEA DOGS (653)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-KING 6771                     1   0  1    33       CARDS (654)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ACE 6773                      2   0  0    31       CARDS (654)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ARISTOCLEA 6754               3   5  0    21       DREAMERS (142)
 JOY OF LOSING 6600            6   2  0    20       WHO DA MAN? (623)
 ASPASIA 6768                  2   1  0    14       DREAMERS (142)
 DONNAMIRA 6758                2   5  0    11       SWEET MAGIC (267)
 FENNELINDA 6763               2   2  0     8       SWEET MAGIC (267)
 WRAITH 6761                   0   4  0     4       THE UNDEAD (136)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
4 SPOT 6776             0  1 0 CARDS 654            TILKIRRIN THE EL      628  NONE
7-UP 6777               0  1 0 CARDS 654            DEMRON THE DARK       628  NONE
ELENORA 6762            0  1 0 SWEET MAGIC 267      FUSTERCLUCK 4271      624  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Ghost -- What an amazing student you are!  I know students need lots of empty
calories, so how about if you come by the shop and I'll load you up on donuts? --
Kissa Belle

So... for Short Peter, barely visible down there around my ankles, should I make
shortbread cookies?  I could do that.  With pecans, I think. -- Carlotta

Euripedes -- Well, sorry, but I don't do Greek food.  I know it's narrow-minded of
me, but I just don't.  All that olive oil makes me bilious. -- Dora Bell

Fishmonger -- Bleh.  The very idea of make any kind of sweets with fish... bleh. --
Donnamira

Ace -- May you have a catasrophic meeting with a pair of deuces. -- Fennelinda

26 August 09
     There has been a run lately of personals and columns turning up in the wrong
     arenas.  When you email in something, check and make sure you have the correct
     arena number!  It's easy for a finger to slip onto the wrong key.  When the
     receipt comes back, check again to be sure it went where you intended!
     Vigilance is your friend, and mine too. -- the Editor

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

7-UP was viciously butchered by DEMRON THE DARK in a 2 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
4 SPOT was slaughtered by TILKIRRIN THE ELF in a 1 minute Dark Arena battle.
SOPHOCLES was handily defeated by CARLOTTA in a 1 minute Challenge Title match.
EURIPEDES devastated YODA MAN in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge contest.
EMPEDOCLES overpowered BONE YARD in a 2 minute bloody mismatched Challenge match.
ACE won victory over ARISTOCLEA in a 1 minute bloody Challenge fight.
WRAITH was beaten by JOY OF LOSING in a 3 minute Challenge brawl.
KISSA BELLE handily defeated SKELETON in a action packed 1 minute uneven fight.
GHOST viciously subdued TACKLE BOX in a popular 2 minute gruesome duel.
VAMPYR vanquished DORA BELL in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
FISHMONGER overpowered DONNAMIRA in a 1 minute gory one-sided melee.
FENNELINDA was subdued by ASPASIA in a 1 minute amateur's match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  7         TOTAL PARRY       14 -   8 -  0      64  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         PARRY-LUNGE        5 -   3 -  1      63  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         SLASHING ATTACK   14 -   9 -  1      61  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         BASHING ATTACK     7 -   6 -  1      54  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         WALL OF STEEL     11 -  11 -  0      50  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         LUNGING ATTACK    14 -  14 -  4      50  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         STRIKING ATTACK   31 -  32 -  2      49  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         PARRY-STRIKE       6 -  10 -  0      38  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         AIMED BLOW         5 -  13 -  0      28  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -   6 -  0      14  |

Turn 628 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:

SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  0     AIMED BLOW         0 -  3         5  STRIKING ATTACK
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         2  AIMED BLOW     
LUNGING ATTACK     2 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  1         1  BASHING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    4 -  3     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         1  SLASHING ATTACK
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  1     TOTAL PARRY        0 -  2         1  PARRY-STRIKE   
                                                                1  LUNGING ATTACK 

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
BASHING ATTACK   CARLOTTA 6671              22  19  1  111 SWEET MAGIC (267)
SLASHING ATTACK  KISSA BELLE 6708           16  12  2   94 SWEET MAGIC (267)
STRIKING ATTACK  SOPHOCLES 6733             11   7  2   87 DREAMERS (142)
PARRY-STRIKE     SKELETON 1040              14  10  1   71 THE UNDEAD (136)
TOTAL PARRY      BONE YARD 6609             10   6  0   47 THE UNDEAD (136)
LUNGING ATTACK   FISHMONGER 6742             5   0  1   38 SEA DOGS (653)
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 GHOST 6606.  The ten other most popular fighters were JOY OF LOSING 6600, 
CARLOTTA 6671, EMPEDOCLES 6748, WRAITH 6761, KISSA BELLE 6708, FISHMONGER 6742, 7-UP 
6777, EURIPEDES 6732, ACE 6773, and VAMPYR 6608.

The least popular fighter this week was FENNELINDA 6763.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were DONNAMIRA 6758, DORA BELL 6706, ARISTOCLEA 6754, 4 SPOT 6776, ASPASIA 
6768, TACKLE BOX 6743, SKELETON 1040, BONE YARD 6609, YODA MAN 6328, and SOPHOCLES 
6733.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

CARLOTTA (12-6671) SWEET MAGIC (267)