DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 08/24/2005    Duedate: 09/06/2005

MALCORN ARENA

DM-15    TURN-517

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

WOODEN ARROW
GREENWARDENS (244)
(15-4619) [18-12-0,131]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

WOODEN ARROW                   CLEAVER
GREENWARDENS (244)             MEAT MARKET (475)
(15-4619) [18-12-0,131]        (15-4696) [3-0-1,33]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

GREENGROVE                     GREENGROVE
GREENWARDENS (244)             GREENWARDENS (244)
(15-4612) [16-21-0,69]         (15-4612) [16-21-0,69]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

TRIPLE CROWN (382)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. DR. SEUSS (474)             28
2. TRIPLE CROWN (382)          25      TRIPLE CROWN (382)
3. BLITZKREIG (469)            22      Unchartered Team
4. MEAT MARKET (475)           11
5. GREENWARDENS (244)          10      DR. SEUSS (474)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 0*DR. SEUSS (474)            3   0  0  100   1/ 2 TRIPLE CROWN (382)        9  2 0
 2/ 2 TRIPLE CROWN (382)       317 244 17 56.5   2/ 3*MEAT MARKET (475)         7  8 1
 3/ 3 DARK CREATION (471)       42  37  1 53.2   3/ 1 DARK CREATION (471)       7  8 0
 4/ 4 STARBASE 5 (263)          74  68  4 52.1   4/ 6 STARBASE 5 (263)          6  9 0
 5/ 0*BLITZKREIG (469)           1   1  0 50.0   5/ 4 GREENWARDENS (244)        4  2 0
 6/ 1*MEAT MARKET (475)          7   8  1 46.7   6- 5*WEST COAST WARRIOR (476)  4  6 0
 7/ 5 GREENWARDENS (244)       384 500  8 43.4   7/ 0*DR. SEUSS (474)           3  0 0
 8- 6*WEST COAST WARRIOR (476)   4   6  0 40.0   8/ 0*BLITZKREIG (469)          1  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.

     M. Chardinee?  That's IT?  Nobody wants to or thinks they can take the title
from ME?  This is ridiculous.

                                   Wooden Arrow

                                      SPY REPORT

     Busy, busy, busy, lots of things happening in MALCORN this turn, and let's start 
with a look at some of the teams.  It seems the training can make the difference, as 
DARK CREATION is pushed out of top team by TRIPLE CROWN, who came from 2nd with a 
4-1-0 this turn.  On their very first turn, DR. SEUSS had a 3-0-0, and with this kind 
of luck or skill, should do well.  Welcome to MALCORN.  And let's see, RADDISON 
fought MEDIUM RARE and gained 17 points and contributed to BLITZKREIG's 1-1-0.  
SLAYVER has lost to FOREVER, falling 8 points, while helping make DARK CREATION a 
2-3-0 turn.  The attempts to dethrone the Duelmaster have failed, and WOODEN ARROW 
remains MALCORN's top warrior for another turn.  Can someone confirm a rumor for me?  
I hear the top team makes their losing fighters do dishes at The Victory Tavern until 
they win.  Maybe?   
     Oriental wise man once say, 'Hiding behind shields prevents proper sun tanning.' 
Inscrutable, but true.  I also notice that the TRIPLE CROWN stable was the most 
avoided team this turn.  Come on MALCORN, what are you afraid of?  And avoiding 
TRIPLE CROWN more than any other team we find DARK CREATION.  MALCORN, are we going 
to accept, or respect this sort of thing?  The most challenged warrior this turn was 
DARK CREATION's warrior PUTRID CORPSE.  More fighters challenged it than challenged 
the Duelmaster!  I don't know about you, but XANE REAVER challenging down 16 points 
to STARBASE 5's INDEMOS, is not really worthy of DARK CREATION.  We're not surprised 
to hear that XANE REAVER won victory over INDEMOS, but I bet it would be interesting 
to hear why DARK CREATION made such a challenge.  Well now, what do you expect when 
someone like AFFIRMED from TRIPLE CROWN challenges down 18 points to fight MEAT 
GRINDER of MEAT MARKET?  It pains me to see warriors take advantage of the system 
like this.  AFFIRMED bested MEAT GRINDER, as if it surprises anyone.   
     The Dark Arena is for those who cannot win, not who cannot lose with grace.  
Dignity in life or death is the warrior's creed.  We'd like to remind certain teams 
not to rob the graves of their enemies.  You know who you are; and it's considered 
rude.   
     Remember, blood on the purple robe does not change it from a purple robe.  Dare 
to fight bravely.  Well, I'm burning daylight here in MALCORN and I've a long road 
ahead of me.  Happy Trails.  Until the sun next rises and my pen sets to paper-- 
Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 WOODEN ARROW 4619            18  12  0   131       GREENWARDENS (244)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CHARISMATIC 4607             20  15  0    92       TRIPLE CROWN (382)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 NYARLATHOTEP 4683            10   0  0    76       DARK CREATION (471)
 GO AND GO 4638                9   1  0    74       TRIPLE CROWN (382)
 GREENGROVE 4612              16  21  0    69       GREENWARDENS (244)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BLACKWIND 2518               10   5  2    61       STARBASE 5 (263)
 XANE REAVER 4666             10   6  0    61       DARK CREATION (471)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FOREVER 2540                 12  12  0    55       STARBASE 5 (263)
 SLAYVER 4684                  5   4  0    45       DARK CREATION (471)
 BOXXER 4686                   3   3  0    36       STARBASE 5 (263)
 PUTRID CORPSE 4665            7   9  0    34       DARK CREATION (471)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 INDEMOS 4668                  6   7  0    34       STARBASE 5 (263)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CLEAVER 4696                  3   0  1    33       MEAT MARKET (475)
 AFFIRMED 4650                 4   0  0    32       TRIPLE CROWN (382)
 WHIRLAWAY 4680                2   1  0    24       TRIPLE CROWN (382)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RADDISON 4653                 1   0  0    17       BLITZKREIG (469)
-OBMF 4700                     2   0  0    16       WEST COAST WARRIORS (476)
-J.D. 4698                     1   1  0    15       WEST COAST WARRIORS (476)
 THE GRINCH 4688               1   0  0    11       DR. SEUSS (474)
 BARTHOLOMEW 4687              1   0  0    10       DR. SEUSS (474)
 LOOKOUT 4710                  1   0  0     8       TRIPLE CROWN (382)
 MEAT GRINDER 4692             2   1  0     7       MEAT MARKET (475)
 GREEN EGGS & HAM 4691         1   0  0     7       DR. SEUSS (474)
 MEDIUM RARE 4694              1   2  0     5       MEAT MARKET (475)
 SKEWER 4693                   1   2  0     5       MEAT MARKET (475)
 JOLLY ROGER 4652              0   1  0     5       BLITZKREIG (469)
-PUPPET 4701                   1   1  0     4       WEST COAST WARRIORS (476)
 BUTCHER 4695                  0   3  0     3       MEAT MARKET (475)
-LITTLE PUPPET 4699            0   2  0     2       WEST COAST WARRIORS (476)
-MIKLO 4702                    0   2  0     2       WEST COAST WARRIORS (476)
 COUNT KOMA 4711               0   1  0     1       STARBASE 5 (263)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
MURDEROUS CADAVE 4712  0  1 0 DARK CREATION 471     WURM KIN 460          517 NONE    
STRADA 4703            1  1 0 STARBASE 5 263        CLEAVER 4696          516         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Slayver -- So!  Do you have something to do with this Kraellian mage who's causing so
much trouble on the other side of the isthmus?  If so, take THAT. -- Greengrove
P.S.  And don't drool.  It's disgusting.

Blackwind -- Sorry, but I challenged again this turn.  You really don't expect me to
challenge our aimed blow Duelmaster, do you?  Anyway, if I get you this turn, I
promise I won't challenge you a third time in a row. -- Charismatic Personality
P.S.  At least I taught you well.

4 August 2005
Ladies and Gentlemen...The Announcement You Have All Been Waiting For Is Here!!!!!!!!

ZalCon3...The Rebirth!!!!!!! 

The Rules Are Simple, The Prizes Are Awesome, The Competition Fierce!

Where:  Dullens (DM13)  When:  October 8th, 2005

The Rules:
Every Manager Must DA Their Entire Team On The First Turn They Enter The Contest.
All Warriors DA'd In This Manner MUST Be At Zero FE And May Fight In The Contest If
They Live.  The Style Of The Warrior Must Be Present In The Name In A Non Ambiguous
Manner, Standard Abbreviations Accepted.  Scoring Starts On The 3rd Turn Of The
Contest Which Will Also Be The First Turn After The October Mail In.  Dead Warriors
May Be Entered From The Contest To Dead Apprentices ONLY--And With Zero FE!!!!!  All
Living Warriors May Be Entered Into Rookies or Apprentices For The October Mail In.

Scoring:
 1 Point For Each Win.

 1 Point For Each Kill.
-1 Point For Each Loss.
-1 Point For Each Death.

Categories:
Ultimate Style Master:  Warrior Of Any Style With The Most Style Master Points.
Top Team:  Team With The Most Points At The End Of The Contest.
Top Warrior:  Warrior With The Most Points At The End Of The Contest.
MVP Team:  Team With The Most Free Fight Awards At The End Of The Contest.
MVP Warrior:  Warrior With The Most Free Fight Awards At The End Of The Contest.
Style Master:  Warrior With The Most Points Vs. Style In Each Style At The End Of The
               Contest.
Warrior Top 11:  Next 10 Top Point Gaining Warriors At The End Of The Contest.
Iron Manager:  Any Manager With 100 Fights During The Contest (20 Turns Plus 2 Pre
               Turns).
***Special Category*** An Additional Top Team Award Will Be Granted For Each 5 Iron
Manager Awards Starting At 6.

Prizes:
Ultimate Style Master, Top Team, Top Warrior:  +1 To Bonus, Damage Bump, Free Train
                                              Or Learn 2 Skills, Favorites Knowledge.
MVP Team And MVP Warrior:  20 Rollups.
Style Master:  +1 To Bonus.
Warrior Top 11:  Free Train Or Learn 2 Skills. 
Iron Manager:  +1 To Bonus.

Please Contact Zalgor Prigg Via Diplo (Armor & Weapons DM102) or Email
(zalgor@hotmail.com) Should You Have Any Questions Or Wish A Free Team Rollup To Dark
Arena On Turn 1.

Disclaimer:  All Prizes Are To Be Used On Contest Team Only And Are Non Transferable.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

MURDEROUS CADAVER was butchered by WURM KIN in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
BLACKWIND was bested by CLEAVER in a action packed 3 minute one-sided Bloodfeud duel.
XANE REAVER overpowered INDEMOS in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge duel.
BOXXER slimly won victory over PUTRID CORPSE in a 3 minute Challenge fight.
AFFIRMED overpowered MEAT GRINDER in a 2 minute bloody mismatched Challenge match.
WOODEN ARROW vanquished CHARISMATIC in a 2 minute brutal mismatched Title fight.
GREENGROVE was bested by GO AND GO in a action packed 4 minute veteran's competition.
NYARLATHOTEP won victory over CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a action packed 1 minute duel.
FOREVER won victory over SLAYVER in a 6 minute fight.
WHIRLAWAY vanquished CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
BUTCHER was savagely defeated by GREEN EGGS & HAM in a 2 minute gory beginner's match.
MEDIUM RARE was overpowered by RADDISON in a 1 minute one-sided match.
SKEWER was bested by LOOKOUT in a 1 minute amateur's conflict.
JOLLY ROGER was demolished by BARTHOLOMEW in a popular 4 minute mismatched match.
THE GRINCH handily defeated COUNT KOMA in a 1 minute one-sided conflict.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|TOTAL PARRY                      5         PARRY-STRIKE       3 -   0 -  0     100  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  5         AIMED BLOW        26 -  10 -  1      72  |
|AIMED BLOW                       4         TOTAL PARRY       25 -  16 -  0      61  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         LUNGING ATTACK    19 -  13 -  3      59  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         STRIKING ATTACK    5 -   5 -  0      50  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         WALL OF STEEL     16 -  22 -  0      42  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      2 -   3 -  0      40  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         BASHING ATTACK    12 -  18 -  1      40  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         SLASHING ATTACK    6 -  10 -  0      38  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   4 -  0       0  |

Turn 517 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         4 -  0     STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  3         3  AIMED BLOW     
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  1     BASHING ATTACK     1 -  2         3  TOTAL PARRY    
TOTAL PARRY        3 -  2     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         2  BASHING ATTACK 
SLASHING ATTACK    1 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
                              PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         1  WALL OF STEEL  
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  3     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       WOODEN ARROW 4619          18  12  0  131 GREENWARDENS (244)
TOTAL PARRY      CHARISMATIC 4607           20  15  0   92 TRIPLE CROWN (382)
LUNGING ATTACK   BLACKWIND 2518             10   5  2   61 STARBASE 5 (263)
WALL OF STEEL    SLAYVER 4684                5   4  0   45 DARK CREATION (471)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is GREENGROVE 4612.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was GREENGROVE 4612.  The ten other most popular fighters were BLACKWIND 2518, JOLLY 
ROGER 4652, WOODEN ARROW 4619, PUTRID CORPSE 4665, SLAYVER 4684, CLEAVER 4696, BOXXER 
4686, AFFIRMED 4650, GO AND GO 4638, and NYARLATHOTEP 4683.

The least popular fighter this week was FOREVER 2540.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were COUNT KOMA 4711, SKEWER 4693, MEDIUM RARE 4694, BUTCHER 4695, 
CHARISMATIC 4607, INDEMOS 4668, MURDEROUS CADAVER 4712, BARTHOLOMEW 4687, RADDISON 
4653, and MEAT GRINDER 4692.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

WOODEN ARROW (15-4619) GREENWARDENS (244)