DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 12/20/2010    Duedate: 12/25/2010

DULLENS ARENA

DM-13    TURN-554

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

RELIGIOUS CULT
HARRY POTTER AND THE (566)
(13-5348) [14-12-0,92]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

RELIGIOUS CULT                 SAM ADAMS
HARRY POTTER AND THE (566)     MMMM BEER! (570)
(13-5348) [14-12-0,92]         (13-5376) [4-1-0,59]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

RELIGIOUS CULT                 BITING FLY
HARRY POTTER AND THE (566)     CARDOW HUNTERS (445)
(13-5348) [14-12-0,92]         (13-5357) [9-10-0,53]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

CARDOW HUNTERS (445)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. CARDOW HUNTERS (445)        25
2. MMMM BEER! (570)            10      CARDOW HUNTERS (445)
3. HARRY POTTER AND THE (566)   4      Unchartered Team
4. THE CONFESSIORS (562)        1
5. CITY-STATE LA (571)          1      MMMM BEER! (570)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*MMMM BEER! (570)           4   1  0 80.0   1/ 1 CARDOW HUNTERS (445)      9  6 0
 2/ 2 CARDOW HUNTERS (445)     371 401  6 48.1   2/ 2 HARRY POTTER AND T (566)  4  8 0
 3/ 3 THE CONFESSIORS (562)     57  76  5 42.9   3/ 3*MMMM BEER! (570)          2  1 0
 4/ 4 HARRY POTTER AND T (566)  98 141 13 41.0   4/ 4 THE CONFESSIORS (562)     2  3 0
 5/ 5*CITY-STATE LA (571)        1   4  0 20.0   5/ 5*CITY-STATE LA (571)       1  1 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 659): FREE WHEEL of THE WILLBURYS 9 (Rascally Rabbit, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 661): HIPPASUS of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 553): THUMBSCREWS of THE CONFESSIORS (?, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 655): AVERY of TERMINUS (Carrick, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 656): KATARINA of FAR TRAVELERS (Obregon, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 649): ZEBD ARVIN of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 650): COOKING LITE of THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 327): TEZCATLIPOCA of THE PENTARCHY (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 647): ORATHAI of ECHL-EAST (LHI, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 625): CHALDEA of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 643): FATHER O'LIES of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 640): SCUTTLEBUTT of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 632): SCAPA of ON THE ROCKS (Bartender, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 591): VAISTINIE of THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 302): PAYNE of DARQUE FORCES II (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 296): AFRICAN QUEEN of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 283): WHISTLIN DIXIE of DARQUE FORCES II (Master Darque)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 522): DEBRA FARIN of MIDDLE WAY 20 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 507): FALKYNOR of THE WILLBURYS 13 (Rascally Rabbit, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 489): HUGH GRANT of DOCTORS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 484): *HAPPY PHANTOM* of LITTLE EARTHQUAKES (Zalgor Prigg)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 232): ANASTASIA of MYSTERIOUS (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 445): ".... of NUMB-ERS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 439): WATERLOO of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 432): UNFORGETTABLE of THE WILLBURYS 78 (Rascally Rabbit)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 548): SUPERIOR FORCES of DUPLICATE REDUNDANCY (A-Sop, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 659): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 661): DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 553): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 655): TERMINUS (Carick, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 657): FAR TRAVELERS (Obregon, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 649): ZOMBIE SQUAD 2 (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 650): MONOPOLY (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 327): MY GENERATION (Storm Lord, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 647): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 325): MIDDLE WAY 7 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 642): DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 640): THE SEWING CIRCLE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 632): SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 590): WARRIORS OF STEEL (?, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 302): STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 296): LAND OF OZ (Oz, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 283): LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 522): INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 507): RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 489): DOCTORS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 484): SERPENTS HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 232): H8 2 TXT (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 445): NUMB-ERS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 439): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 432): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 547): MIDDLE ITALY et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 661): HIPPASUS of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 552): SCOURGE of THE CONFESSIORS (?, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 650): COOKING LITE of THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 532): ICICLE of URBAN JUNGLE (Jugger, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 296): MEDEE of THE OPERA (Manager, mgr.)
                          (turn 295): ROIS ANIN of WARHAMMERS (Coyote, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 521): RYVAS VOLKMAURI of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 232): ANASTASIA of MYSTERIOUS (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
                (turn 231): DEATH SUCKS of BLACKMAIL (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 432): UNFORGETTABLE of THE WILLBURYS 78 (Rascally Rabbit)

                                      SPY REPORT

     The sages err'd not in their foretelling of a god descending upon DULLENS, for 
I, Novgorodny Vir, have returned!  CARDOW HUNTERS had cause to celebrate, after 
RAINBIRD got 15 points by beating DRUNKEN GUARDSMAN.  A certain someone should cut 
down on the drinking and practice more, after losing 6 points to SAM ADAMS.  
(Discrete enough, POLYJUICE TWINS?) Now I can't insult RELIGIOUS CULT, as she has 
gloriously dueled to the top.  Oh great new Duelmaster!!!  (Stop me if I lay it on 
too thick) So who was the warrior seen charging into immovable walls and challenging 
dead trees?  Someone's got a basic problem...   
     My mother wished me to avoid conflict, and seek the gentle trade of Spyreporter. 
But warriors aren't supposed to avoid fights!   
     Ah, the duel!  The roar of the oppenent, the smell of the crowd!  Oh hard!  that 
to strike a flame, the match itself must needs be wasting!   
     Do not think spyreporting in DULLENS is the highlight of my life.  As the 
seasons change, and the creatures of the wild change also, so do I feel a yearning to 
leave this place.  Like a mixed metaphor, and an overtaxed simile, I now bid DULLENS 
farewell-- Novgorodny Vir  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RELIGIOUS CULT 5348          14  12  0    92       HARRY POTTER AND THE (566)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 THUMBSCREWS 5276             17  35  0    86       THE CONFESSIORS (562)
 RAINBIRD 5372                 8   0  0    78       CARDOW HUNTERS (445)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BLACKHORN 5365                7   9  0    64       CARDOW HUNTERS (445)
 SAM ADAMS 5376                4   1  0    59       MMMM BEER! (570)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BITING FLY 5357               9  10  0    53       CARDOW HUNTERS (445)
 POLYJUICE TWINS 5347          9  17  0    47       HARRY POTTER AND THE (566)
 MAGICAL SHORTCUT 5346        10  16  0    46       HARRY POTTER AND THE (566)
 STONEDOG 5363                 8  10  0    34       CARDOW HUNTERS (445)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ANVIL 5373                    4   4  0    26       CARDOW HUNTERS (445)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LOUISIANA 5383                1   1  0    14       CITY-STATE LA (571)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Thumbscrews -- Yeah, well, you have 'em screwed on good and tight. -- Blackhorn

Magical Shortcut -- Still not a good plan.  I know, we've said that before.  Life is
like that, and right now I can't think of anything else to say that's both tactful
and helpful. -- Rainbird

Polyjuice Twins -- Drat, I was hoping to climb into a winning record, but you gave me
a definite setback. -- Biting Fly

Sam Adams -- Yes, well... beer is good, I guess. -- Stonedog

Hey!  Our Captain of the Guard is female!  Not that I'd let her win because of that,
but I'll take her to dinner afterward. -- Anvil

Truly, it is a sad thing to see the New Amusement Park brought down by an Undead
Potato! -- Anvil

Magical Shortcut -- Wanna bet?  Rain all day or, maybe, snow. -- Rainbird

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

THUMBSCREWS was outwaited by RELIGIOUS CULT in a 8 minute master's Title fight.
BLACKHORN was savagely defeated by GHOST OF ELDRAD in a exciting 1 minute gory melee.
RAINBIRD slimly won victory over DRUNKEN GUARDSMAN in a 3 minute brawl.
BITING FLY viciously subdued MAGICAL SHORTCUT in a popular 2 minute brutal fight.
POLYJUICE TWINS was viciously subdued by SAM ADAMS in a popular 3 minute uneven brawl.
STONEDOG beat LOUISIANA in a 1 minute bloody brawl.
ANVIL was narrowly defeated by TOODLES ENRAGED! in a 2 minute gruesome melee.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|AIMED BLOW                       5         PARRY-RIPOSTE     11 -   0 -  0     100  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         STRIKING ATTACK    5 -   3 -  0      63  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         LUNGING ATTACK    11 -   7 -  0      61  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   1         WALL OF STEEL     10 -   7 -  0      59  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         TOTAL PARRY       12 -  12 -  0      50  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         AIMED BLOW        21 -  31 -  1      40  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         BASHING ATTACK     5 -  14 -  0      26  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  0         SLASHING ATTACK    0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 554 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     AIMED BLOW         2 -  3         5  AIMED BLOW     
LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         2  TOTAL PARRY    
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
                              SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  0         1  WALL OF STEEL  
                              STRIKING ATTACK    0 -  0         1  LUNGING ATTACK 
                              TOTAL PARRY        0 -  2         1  BASHING ATTACK 
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  1     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       RELIGIOUS CULT 5348        14  12  0   92 HARRY POTTER AND THE (566)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    RAINBIRD 5372               8   0  0   78 CARDOW HUNTERS (445)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is RELIGIOUS CULT 5348.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was BITING FLY 5357.  The ten other most popular fighters were RELIGIOUS CULT 
5348, SAM ADAMS 5376, ANVIL 5373, RAINBIRD 5372, STONEDOG 5363, MAGICAL SHORTCUT 
5346, BLACKHORN 5365, POLYJUICE TWINS 5347, LOUISIANA 5383, and THUMBSCREWS 5276.

The least popular fighter this week was THUMBSCREWS 5276.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were LOUISIANA 5383, POLYJUICE TWINS 5347, BLACKHORN 5365, MAGICAL 
SHORTCUT 5346, STONEDOG 5363, RAINBIRD 5372, ANVIL 5373, SAM ADAMS 5376, RELIGIOUS 
CULT 5348, and BITING FLY 5357.

               NEW GRADUATES--FROM ALL ARENAS (INCLUDING CLOSED ARENAS)

     For those of you who keep track of such things, several additional warriors 
graduated from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament.  

                       MR. GHERKIN (6-6385) of 071406AD  (544)
                       OPUS X (11-5276) of OLD BOYS CLUB  (483)
                   CARDINAL KRAKEN (69-8569) BEASTS OF NEON  (831) 
                    GANGRENE (82-30731) THAT SPECIAL SMELL  (5042) 
                      WAY TOO CUTE (82-32711) 12/19/04A  (5398) 
                         CHINA (82-35079) MORE PLACES  (5777) 
                      ASPARAGUS (82-38983) UNDERRATED 2  (6485) 

Congrats to the grads. -- Green Eyes