DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 08/17/2011    Duedate: 08/30/2011

RIZTAB ARENA

DM-12    TURN-679

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

TWISTED CLOWN
ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)
(12-6360) [14-3-1,113]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

TWISTED CLOWN                  BLACK CHARGE
ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)         THE BLACK PHALANX (415)
(12-6360) [14-3-1,113]         (12-3710) [2-0-0,20]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

CRITIAS                        CRITIAS
DREAMERS (142)                 DREAMERS (142)
(12-6884) [11-2-2,92]          (12-6884) [11-2-2,92]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

DREAMERS (142)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)      33
2. DREAMERS (142)              29      ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)
3. THE BLACK PHALANX (415)      7      Unchartered Team
4. KAOS FROGS (656)             0
5. GUESSING GAME (661)          0      THE BLACK PHALANX (415)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*THE BLACK PHALANX (415)    2   0  0  100   1/ 1 DREAMERS (142)           11  4 0
 2- 2*KAOS FROGS (656)          13  10  3 56.5   2/ 6 ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)    6  4 0
 3/ 3 ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)    83  73  4 53.2   3/ 3 SWEET MAGIC (267)         5  8 0
 4- 4 TEAM MARIO (598)          58  53  3 52.3   4- 2*KAOS FROGS (656)          3  1 2
 5/ 5 DREAMERS (142)           %1411 %1327 %118 51.5   5/ 7 GUESSING GAME (661)       3  3 0
 6/ 6 GUESSING GAME (661)       31  31  3 50.0   6- 4*BLUE NOTE (474)           3  6 0
 7- 7 CARDS (654)               51  58 14 46.8   7/ 8*THE BLACK PHALANX (415)   2  0 0
 8- 8*BLUE NOTE (474)           17  24  1 41.5   8- 9 TEAM MARIO (598)          1  2 0
 9/ 9 SWEET MAGIC (267)        691 %1085 26 38.9   9- 5 CARDS (654)               1  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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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 676): BITTERMAN of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 678): LORIMERA of SWEET MAGIC (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 587): KILLER of MANIACS (General Ikillu, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 672): SKITTLES of RAINBOW CONNECTION (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 674): LONGING LEGGINGS of EMOTIONAL PANTS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 666): KAIREEN LAMAR of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 667): BEETLE BAILEY of MAN OR BEAST? (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 335): SCARLET of D'HARAN EMPIRE (Lord Rahl, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 664): BERYLLIUM BUFFER of METAL MINCERS (Oremaster, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 333): SNORTY MCSNORT of ALL NIGHT LONG (Destitute Noble?)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 660): ROGER THE BRAVE of LUROCIAN GUARD (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 657): MANUTE BOL of HEROES (?, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 649): DECEMBRE of URBAN JUNGLE (Jugger, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 608): VILE HENCHMAN of IS THAT A CLUE? (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 311): YUMALESCA of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 305): ACE OF BASE of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 292): 4-H of LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 539): ERIK of MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 524): TICK ... TOCK of UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 506): ANDRES of BOMB SQUAD (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 501): SASHA of ZOMBIE SQUAD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 240): STINKY PETE of DREW'S BOYS II (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 462): GORBLE of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 456): NIGHTBRINGER of ZOMBIE SQUAD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 448): RALTUMAN OMELETTE of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 565): NIGHTCAP of DARKLINGS (She-Puppy, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 676): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 678): DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 587): MANIACS (General Ikillu, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 672): SERPENTS' HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 674): EMOTIONAL PANTS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 666): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 667): THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 335): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 664): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 333): NUMBERS GAME (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 660): DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 657): THE SEWING CIRCLE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 649): CHILDREN OF LLYR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 608): IS THAT A CLUE? (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 311): GOD OR GODDESS (Sir Blackguard, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 305): LAND OF OZ (Oz, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 292): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 539): MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 524): BUGS, SLUGS & THUGS (A=-Sop, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 506): BOMB SQUAD (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 501): BASH BROS EVANGELIST (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 240): H8 2 TXT (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 462): SAND DAMCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 456): ZOMBIE SQUAD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 448): DOMINION (Chief Illiniwek, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 565): THE WILLBURYS 78 (Rascally Rabbit, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 675): MABUSHI of SERPENTS HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 678): LORIMERA of SWEET MAGIC (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 586): POLYJUICE TWINS of HARRY POTTER AND THE (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 671): SILVER GHOST of GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 673): GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 665): DICKY of BOWDEANS (?, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 665): THIMBLE of MONOPOLY (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 335): SCARLET of D'HARAN EMPIRE (Lord Rahl, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 664): HYDROPONICUS of BLUNT FORCE (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 333): SNORTY MCSNORT of ALL NIGHT LONG (Destitute Noble?)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 657): MANUTE BOL of HEROES (?, mgr.)
                       (turn 656): SCUTTLEBUTT of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 305): ACE OF BASE of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
                                      JUNEAU DAWNING of ALASKAN PIPELINE (Storm Lord)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 291): GOBERT HINNY of MIDDLE WAY 6 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 539): ERIK of MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
                (turn 538): DOLGAN of MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
                            HAL'IGGE JOYROC of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 523): HORNET of BUGS, SLUGS & THUGS (A-Sop, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 499): HARITH TEN MORU of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 239): MRS. POTATOE HEAD of DREW'S BOYS II (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 447): THE COUNT of J (Sherlock, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     On this day, Black Heart, I will even make you licorice laces.  And, most
likely, I will be leaving you the title.  Wear it well.

                                      Lorimera

                                      SPY REPORT

     The sages err'd not in their foretelling of a god descending upon RIZTAB, for I, 
Novgorodny Vir, have returned!  Those betting on CARDS lost their shirt, as CARDS 
lost their fighting abilities:  0-0-0.  What's a move up by 4 you ask?  (alright, 
maybe you didn't ask)  Cause for celebration, according to ALL HALLOW'S EVE.  
Practice pays for ORIOLA, who pummelled DECOMPOSED COP, to pocket 13 points.  A 
certain someone should cut down on the drinking and practice more, after losing 5 
points to ORIOLA.  (Discrete enough, DECOMPOSED COP?) Like a flirtacious debutante, 
RIZTAB's Duelmaster LORIMERA found herself the woman of the hour, being "invited to 
dance" 2 times!  You could cut the tension with a scimitar as TWISTED CLOWN of ALL 
HALLOW'S EVE met the Duelmaster.  In RIZTAB, nothing is permanent (except Death), and 
we find ourselves a new Duelmaster, TWISTED CLOWN.  So who's the team that's been 
walking into taverns last week and ordering milk?  Sounds like a PR stunt to me.   
     So much to report, so little time!   
     The moving sword slashes, and having slashed, moves on...  Forgive and forget is 
not my motto.  Take heed, SEA DOGS, as ALBATROSS' death remains unavenged.  Never one 
to advocate diplomacy and restraint, I was pleased to see SWEET MAGIC retaliate 
against ALL HALLOW'S EVE in bloodfeud!  Ask not for whom the sword slashes; it 
slashes for thee.   
     Leave me now, you base fools!  More important duties call me.  Like a mixed 
metaphor, and an overtaxed simile, I now bid RIZTAB farewell-- Novgorodny Vir  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TWISTED CLOWN 6360           14   3  1   113       ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BLACK HEART 6819              9   3  2    97       CARDS (654)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CRITIAS 6884                 11   2  2    92       DREAMERS (142)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-KUNG PO FROG 6800             7   1  1    87       KAOS FROGS (656)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PRODICUS 6868                 9   6  1    66       DREAMERS (142)
-ITCHY FROGGY 6803             5   2  1    64       KAOS FROGS (656)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ANTIPHON 6855                12   5  1    54       DREAMERS (142)
-MILES DAVIS 4496              5   2  1    52       BLUE NOTE (474)
 WHERE 6872                    7   9  1    49       GUESSING GAME (661)
 HEAVY MEATAL HERO 6410        5   3  0    42       ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)
 WHO 6869                      9   7  0    34       GUESSING GAME (661)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DAB 6928                      1   0  1    33       KAOS FROGS (656)
-WILD DEUCE 6856               4   2  0    30       CARDS (654)
 XENOPHANES 6916               4   2  1    29       DREAMERS (142)
-BLACK JACK 6913               2   1  0    29       CARDS (654)
-BOWSER 6356                   4   1  0    28       TEAM MARIO (598)
-THE MONK 4497                 1   8  0    27       BLUE NOTE (474)
-MARIO 6054                    4   6  0    24       TEAM MARIO (598)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BLACK CHARGE 3710             2   0  0    20       THE BLACK PHALANX (415)
-DIZZY GILLESPIE 5792          3   4  0    19       BLUE NOTE (474)
 ORIOLA 6932                   2   0  0    19       SWEET MAGIC (267)
-WARIO 6409                    2   3  1    16       TEAM MARIO (598)
 DECOMPOSED COP 6551           2   3  1    14       ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)
 CHAINED UP DEVIL 6911         1   1  0    11       ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)
 AEDESIA 6936                  1   0  0    11       DREAMERS (142)
 LEATHERFACE 6937              1   0  0     8       ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)
 NANDI KENNA 6925              1   4  0     7       SWEET MAGIC (267)
 KOKO LEAH 6926                0   5  0     5       SWEET MAGIC (267)
 LIRODENCRA 6931               0   2  0     2       SWEET MAGIC (267)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
THERAMENES 6885         6  3 1 DREAMERS 142         KUNG PO FROG 6800     677   
ALBATROSS 6835          9  2 0 SEA DOGS 653         BLACK HEART 6819      675  NOT REVENGED
KITTYHAWK 6910          2  2 0 SWEET MAGIC 267      DECOMPOSED COP 6551   676  JUST REVENGED
NEANA POLITA 6917       1  1 0 SWEET MAGIC 267      XENOPHANES 6916       676   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

     Lots of activity in the Dark Arena lately.  Not sure I like to see this.  It
     smacks of something or other to me. -- Spymaster Torric

Riztab -- Though we had to say "good-bye" to our favorite hospital denizen Candy
Striper last turn, we get to say "hello" to someone far more nefarious this one.
You've seen him in your nightmares chasing you-- wielding something sharp (of your
choosing since it was your nightmare after all)...  We proudly introduce
Leatherface!! -- All Hallow's Eve

I'd say there's a good chance that one of the trio of lungers at the top will take
the crown next turn (of which I am one).  Black Heart-- you beat me last time, but I
learned a few things that will hopefully help in our next go around.  Critias-- I've
never even seen you fight-- your name reminds me of spear crits to my face-- not a
big fan of that... -- Twisted Clown

Ah, and now we have the Properly Labeled tourney results, and we salute everybody
again. -- Jorja and Sweet Magic

Bowser -- Oh, damn.  I hate it when big dogs come along and jump on me. -- Nandi
Kenna
P.S.  And, no, I will NOT make you "special dog biscuits."  The idea!

Dizzy Gillisepie -- It makes ME dizzy just to look at you!  But you could put that
spinning to good use in whipping a froth onto a pot of chocolate.  I just happen to
HAVE a pot of chocolate, if you want to try? -- Koko Leah

Chained Up Devil -- Oh, yes!  I hope all my opponents will be chained up. -- Oriola
P.S.  I'm going to dedicate a cookie to you, it'll be two white sugar cookie wafers
embracing a slice of dark chocolate.  An inversion of the old standby.

Black Charge -- You've got me reeling.  I can't think of anything to say except,
Ouch! -- Lirodencra

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

TWISTED CLOWN devastated LORIMERA in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge Title fight.
CRITIAS vanquished ANGRY ROSETTA in a exciting 1 minute gory uneven battle.
PRODICUS vanquished LEOVAR THE PROUD in a popular 1 minute gory mismatched brawl.
WHO was subdued by HEAVY MEATAL HERO in a 2 minute competition.
WHERE bested XENOPHANES in a popular 1 minute duel.
ANTIPHON viciously subdued LEOVAR THE PROUD in a 2 minute bloody match.
DECOMPOSED COP was overcome by ORIOLA in a 2 minute fight.
BLACK CHARGE handily defeated LIRODENCRA in a 1 minute uneven melee.
CHAINED UP DEVIL slimly won victory over NANDI KENNA in a 3 minute novice's duel.
KOKO LEAH lost to LEATHERFACE in a popular 1 minute novice's duel.
AEDESIA beat WILLIE THE RAT in a 4 minute novice's melee.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         LUNGING ATTACK    36 -  22 -  6      62  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    4         WALL OF STEEL     28 -  20 -  2      58  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         PARRY-LUNGE        8 -   6 -  0      57  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         TOTAL PARRY        6 -   5 -  1      55  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         SLASHING ATTACK    6 -   7 -  1      46  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         STRIKING ATTACK   21 -  25 -  5      46  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         AIMED BLOW        14 -  17 -  0      45  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         BASHING ATTACK     7 -  13 -  0      35  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   2 -  0       0  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 679 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-LUNGE        1 -  0     STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  2         6  LUNGING ATTACK 
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  STRIKING ATTACK
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         1  WALL OF STEEL  
AIMED BLOW         1 -  1     TOTAL PARRY        0 -  0         1  SLASHING ATTACK
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  1                                       1  AIMED BLOW     
WALL OF STEEL      2 -  2     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   TWISTED CLOWN 6360         14   3  1  113 ALL HALLOW'S EVE (599)
STRIKING ATTACK  PRODICUS 6868               9   6  1   66 DREAMERS (142)
WALL OF STEEL    ANTIPHON 6855              12   5  1   54 DREAMERS (142)
AIMED BLOW       WHO 6869                    9   7  0   34 GUESSING GAME (661)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is CRITIAS 6884.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was CRITIAS 6884.  The ten other most popular fighters were PRODICUS 6868, HEAVY 
MEATAL HERO 6410, ANTIPHON 6855, ORIOLA 6932, NANDI KENNA 6925, LEATHERFACE 6937, 
AEDESIA 6936, TWISTED CLOWN 6360, WHERE 6872, and XENOPHANES 6916.

The least popular fighter this week was LIRODENCRA 6931.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were KOKO LEAH 6926, CHAINED UP DEVIL 6911, DECOMPOSED COP 6551, WHO 6869, 
BLACK CHARGE 3710, XENOPHANES 6916, WHERE 6872, TWISTED CLOWN 6360, AEDESIA 6936, and 
LEATHERFACE 6937.

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

LORIMERA (12-6839) SWEET MAGIC (267)