DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 05/02/2007    Duedate: 05/15/2007

MALCORN ARENA

DM-15    TURN-561

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

HOMUNCULUS
DARK CREATION (471)
(15-4805) [14-11-0,121]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

HOMUNCULUS                     POSITION IS EMPTY
DARK CREATION (471)            
(15-4805) [14-11-0,121]        

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

JESSALIN                       HOMUNCULUS
GREENWARDENS (244)             DARK CREATION (471)
(15-4713) [21-23-0,93]         (15-4805) [14-11-0,121]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

BLOODSWORN (482)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. DARK CREATION (471)         45
2. BLOODSWORN (482)            35      TRIPLE CROWN (382)
3. GREENWARDENS (244)          18      Unchartered Team
4. TRIPLE CROWN (382)          10
5. STARBASE 5 (263)           -28      DEAD WE SUCK (279)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 TRIPLE CROWN (382)       377 281 18 57.3   1/ 2 BLOODSWORN (482)         11  4 2
 2/ 2 STARBASE 5 (263)         181 167  7 52.0   2/ 1 DARK CREATION (471)      11  4 0
 3/ 3 DARK CREATION (471)      154 144  7 51.7   3/ 3 STARBASE 5 (263)          8  4 0
 4/ 4 BLOODSWORN (482)          62  63  8 49.6   4/ 4 GREENWARDENS (244)        5 10 0
 5/ 5 GREENWARDENS (244)       486 613 11 44.2   5/ 5 TRIPLE CROWN (382)        1  2 0

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                      SPY REPORT

     Good day, friends and fiends, welcome to your friendly neighborhood spyreport.  
I doubt MALCORN will ever be the same.  It seems the training can make the 
difference, as DARK CREATION is pushed out of top team by BLOODSWORN, who came from 
2nd with a 3-2-0 this turn.  And let's see, AVISHRA fought THE USEROUS MERCHANT and 
gained 17 points and contributed to BLOODSWORN's 3-2-0.  PIE EYED PIPER has lost to 
WIND RIDER, falling 11 points, while helping make STARBASE 5 a 1-4-0 turn.  Well 
done, MALCORN, the Duelmaster was this turn's most challenged warrior.  Perhaps 
STRADA is not as thrilled, being challenged 2 times.  HOMUNCULUS challenged for the 
Duelmastership this turn, attempting to dethrone STARBASE 5's warrior.  And not 
without some honor, HOMUNCULUS now claims the title and throne of Duelmaster of 
MALCORN.  Can someone confirm a rumor for me?  I hear the top team makes their losing 
fighters do dishes at Drake's Barbecue until they win.  Maybe?   
     Oriental wise man once say, 'Hiding behind shields prevents proper sun tanning.' 
Inscrutable, but true.  BLOODSWORN has cause to stand tall, as they were MALCORN's 
most avoided team.  A smart manager knows this is a team to beat.  And avoiding 
BLOODSWORN more than any other team we find DARK CREATION.  MALCORN, are we going to 
accept, or respect this sort of thing?   
     We only live a short time in this world, so why not take a sharp blade, and 
shave it close?  A brave warrior does not carry a red shield, he has nothing to cover 
or hide when the fight is over.  Consider well.   
     Thought for the day, a new sword shines bright, but the notched sword sings the 
sweetest.  Always good to rest in MALCORN, but never good to wear out my welcome.  
Look for me in future turns.  Until you see my quill in MALCORN again, farewell-- 
Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HOMUNCULUS 4805              14  11  0   121       DARK CREATION (471)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 STRADA 4703                  27  11  0   102       STARBASE 5 (263)
 SOMNAMBULANT 4784            20   9  0    98       DARK CREATION (471)
 JESSALIN 4713                21  23  0    93       GREENWARDENS (244)
 PATTERSON PINE 4752          17  22  1    93       GREENWARDENS (244)
 AZAZEL 4854                  11   5  1    93       DARK CREATION (471)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ANGELTEAR 4842               10   4  1    57       BLOODSWORN (482)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VITAE 4861                    8   2  2    55       BLOODSWORN (482)
 AVISHRA 4873                  4   0  1    51       BLOODSWORN (482)
 SILVAMERE 4843                7   7  0    48       BLOODSWORN (482)
 LUTHERAX 4868                 7   2  2    41       DARK CREATION (471)
 MOSSROCK 4871                 6   2  1    41       GREENWARDENS (244)
 WENDIGO 4866                  5   5  1    36       DARK CREATION (471)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BET TWICE 4858                6   8  0    33       TRIPLE CROWN (382)
 VARPULIS RUKH 4863            5   6  0    24       STARBASE 5 (263)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-CANNONADE 4749                1   0  0    22       TRIPLE CROWN (382)
 WIND RIDER 4876               2   2  0    21       GREENWARDENS (244)
 REDBIRD 4869                  5   4  0    19       GREENWARDENS (244)
 DIVUM DEUS 4864               2   7  0    18       STARBASE 5 (263)
 BOSS 4877                     2   0  0    16       STARBASE 5 (263)
-NEMO 4648                     1   1  0     4       DOWN WITH THE SHIP (468)
 PIE EYED PIPER 4878           1   1  0     4       STARBASE 5 (263)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
BASHER 4879            0  1 0 BLOODSWORN 482        DARK CHAMPION 457     561 NONE    
ROSESHADOW 4874        1  1 0 GREENWARDENS 244      WENDIGO 4866          557 NOT REVE
TITAN IVMALLOY 4875    0  1 0 STARBASE 5 263        LUTHERAX 4868         557 NOT REVE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Homunculus -- Tcha.  No courtesy, no respect, no (wiggle) interest in the opposite
sex...you're a golem.  No two ways about it. -- Jessalin

Avishra -- Wow, I taught ALL THAT?  No wonder I didn't have time to win.  But it
seems kind of unfair, you know?  You get the win, six skills, a rating, and I get
nothing except to escape with my life after being buried in the sand.  Not even a
single win.  Darn. -- Redbird

Strada -- Thanks!  I really didn't want to be so conspicuous. -- Patterson Pine
P.S.  And I hate public speaking.

Silvamere -- (snicker)  Nothing like tossing a mossy rock into a pond to break up the
silvery surface, eh? -- Mossrock

Boss -- Oh, heck.  Anybody tries to boss me, it throws me RIGHT off my stroke.  Sort
of a reflex, you know? -- Wind Rider

20 April 2007
All -- I've been...out of circulation for the last couple of months, and my lists
are not up to date.  If you've announced a manager name, a new alliance, or changed
a manager name or alliance since the middle of February, let me know in the ads, via
diplo, or in an e-mail (Sue (at) solberg-mathews (dot) com).  For that matter, if
you just want to make sure I've got things right, you can always do the same. -- The
Saint, keeper of lists

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

BASHER was butchered by DARK CHAMPION in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
HOMUNCULUS devastated STRADA in a 4 minute one-sided Challenge Title duel.
SOMNAMBULANT defeated PATTERSON PINE in a 2 minute master's Challenge duel.
VARPULIS RUKH was narrowly defeated by LUTHERAX in a 4 minute brutal Challenge fight.
AZAZEL devastated CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a 1 minute uneven brawl.
JESSALIN overpowered VITAE in a 1 minute one-sided struggle.
AVISHRA devastated THE USEROUS MERCHANT in a 2 minute gruesome one-sided competition.
ANGELTEAR outwaited MOSSROCK in a crowd boring 13 minute duel.
SILVAMERE vanquished CAPTURED ORC in a 1 minute uneven fight.
WENDIGO won victory over DIVUM DEUS in a 2 minute fight.
REDBIRD was overpowered by BET TWICE in a 2 minute uneven match.
WIND RIDER overpowered PIE EYED PIPER in a 1 minute brutal one-sided fight.
BOSS devastated CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute mismatched conflict.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|TOTAL PARRY                      4         SLASHING ATTACK    9 -   2 -  0      82  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         LUNGING ATTACK    12 -   6 -  2      67  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         AIMED BLOW        15 -   8 -  2      65  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     2         TOTAL PARRY       23 -  13 -  2      64  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         STRIKING ATTACK   14 -   9 -  1      61  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         WALL OF STEEL     12 -   8 -  2      60  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         PARRY-STRIKE       9 -   8 -  0      53  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         PARRY-LUNGE        8 -   8 -  2      50  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      6 -  12 -  0      33  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         BASHING ATTACK     5 -  15 -  0      25  |

Turn 561 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-STRIKE       2 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         3  TOTAL PARRY    
LUNGING ATTACK     2 -  0     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  3         2  AIMED BLOW     
SLASHING ATTACK    1 -  0                                       2  PARRY-STRIKE   
STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  1                                       1  BASHING ATTACK 
AIMED BLOW         1 -  1                                       1  SLASHING ATTACK
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  1                                       1  STRIKING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        2 -  2                                       1  WALL OF STEEL  
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  1     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       HOMUNCULUS 4805            14  11  0  121 DARK CREATION (471)
TOTAL PARRY      STRADA 4703                27  11  0  102 STARBASE 5 (263)
SLASHING ATTACK  AZAZEL 4854                11   5  1   93 DARK CREATION (471)
STRIKING ATTACK  AVISHRA 4873                4   0  1   51 BLOODSWORN (482)
WALL OF STEEL    LUTHERAX 4868               7   2  2   41 DARK CREATION (471)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is JESSALIN 4713.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was HOMUNCULUS 4805.  The ten other most popular fighters were PATTERSON PINE 4752, 
AVISHRA 4873, WENDIGO 4866, LUTHERAX 4868, AZAZEL 4854, SOMNAMBULANT 4784, VARPULIS 
RUKH 4863, SILVAMERE 4843, BET TWICE 4858, and WIND RIDER 4876.

The least popular fighter this week was ANGELTEAR 4842.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were MOSSROCK 4871, PIE EYED PIPER 4878, DIVUM DEUS 4864, VITAE 4861, BASHER 
4879, BOSS 4877, REDBIRD 4869, JESSALIN 4713, STRADA 4703, and WIND RIDER 4876.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

JESSALIN (15-4713) GREENWARDENS (244)