DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 01/01/2014    Duedate: 01/14/2014

MALCORN ARENA

DM-15    TURN-735

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

NO RAIN
BLIND MELON (514)
(15-5124) [14-8-2,151]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

NO RAIN                        EDGE
BLIND MELON (514)              BLADES OF DOOM (507)
(15-5124) [14-8-2,151]         (15-5066) [2-1-0,25]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

TONES OF HOME                  ETERNITY
BLIND MELON (514)              BLADES OF DOOM (507)
(15-5125) [15-7-0,103]         (15-5064) [2-0-0,16]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

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          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (522)     41
2. BLADES OF DOOM (507)        29      THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (522)
3. BLIND MELON (514)           27      Unchartered Team
4. TERMINUS (417)               8
5. GREENWARDENS (244)           4      BLADES OF DOOM (507)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 0*BLADES OF DOOM (507)       6   1  0 85.7   1/ 1 BLIND MELON (514)         9  2 1
 2/ 1 THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (522)   26  10  4 72.2   2/ 2 THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (522)   9  2 1
 3/ 2 TERMINUS (417)           164  85  3 65.9   3/ 3 TERMINUS (417)            6  9 0
 4/ 3 BLIND MELON (514)         62  36  3 63.3   4/ 4 GREENWARDENS (244)        4 11 0
 5- 4 BASH BROS PARKING (485)   14   9  0 60.9   5/ 0*BLADES OF DOOM (507)      3  0 0
 6- 5*GHETTO GRUNTS (335)        4   3  0 57.1   6- 5*GHETTO GRUNTS (335)       1  1 0
 7- 6 CRUCIAL TAUNT (291)       81  73  3 52.6   7- 7 CRUCIAL TAUNT (291)       0  4 0
 8/ 7 GREENWARDENS (244)       921 %1043 22 46.9   8- 6 BASH BROS PARKING (485)   0  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 738): ODDLY ELEGANT of DEVIATION (Marma Duke, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 740): HELIODORUS of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 711): FRANKIE of SERPENTS HOLD 929 (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 734): NO RAIN of BLIND MELON (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 737): TEETER SLAUGHTER of DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND (The Dark One, mgr)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 728): T.G.I. FLOYD'S of ALL THINGS FLOYD (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 729): SAMUEL COLT of MAN OR BEAST? (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 366): FREDDY FENDER of OTTO'S MECHANICS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 726): ZARGAS of THE GUILD (Guido, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 364): NABUCA of WHAMMO & THUDDA 4U! (La Guillotine, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 722): RUE LEROHELL of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 719): LADY KALDRA of LUROCIANS II (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 711): VAMPIRE SQUID of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 670): XOWIE of TOLBIN'S X-MEN (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 342): LAPUR BISQUE of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 336): JACK B. NIMBLE of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 323): QUALITY of LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 601): BACKLASH of SERPENTS' HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 586): DAISY DAWG of RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 568): FIFINE GILLY of MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 563): KALDAN TEN KARAN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 571): EDMONDS of GASHOUSE GANG (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 524): HOPE of TOLBINS LADIES (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 517): DEADLY FORCE of CRITICALS (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 510): GENERAL 2 of MEDAL OF HONOR Z2 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 627): ABSOLUTION of ANGELS OF PAIN (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 738): QUEEN (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 740): WHO DA MAN? (Var, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 711): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 734): BLIND MELON (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 737): AIMER'S INC (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 728): ALL THINGS FLOYD (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 729): MAN OR BEAST? (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 366): LORD OF DISCIPLINE (Longshot, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 726): THE GUILD (Guido, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 364): BASH BROS OCEAN (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 722): DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 719): CLASSIC CHARACTERS (The Producer, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 711): CHILDREN OF LLYR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 670): TOLBIN'S X-MEN (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 342): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 336): DEAD GAWDS (Death Jester, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 323): MESOPOTAMIA (Var, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 601): MEDAL OF HONOR A11 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 586): MEDAL OF HONOR B11 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 568): MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 563): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 271): GASHOUSE GANG (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 524): TOLBINS LADIES (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 518): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 510): MEDAL OF HONOR Z2 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 627): SOUND (Trim, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 738): ODDLY ELEGANT of DEVIATION (Marma Duke, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 733): STOLEYOURSPOT of BASH BROS PARKING (Assurnasirbanipal)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 736): EVERBRINGER of SHADOWMONGERS (Shadow, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 363): GROM HELLSCREAM of THE STORM REAVERS (?, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 719): LADY KALDRA of LUROCIANS II (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 669): HALFTIME of EPIC RAP (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 342): THE STATISTITIAN of AVID FANS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 568): FIFINE GILLY of MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 270): CARPENTER of GASHOUSE GANG (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 518): WINTER ROSE of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
                      (turn 517): DEADLY FORCE of CRITICALS (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Hail MALCORN!  Warriors of the arena, prepare to be praised and blamed for your 
deeds.  And let's see, RAITH fought BADGER and gained 17 points and contributed to 
TERMINUS' 1-4-0.  WINTERGREEN has lost to DRAKE, falling 6 points, while helping make 
GREENWARDENS a 1-4-0 turn.  Defending his title for another turn, NO RAIN kept 
MALCORN's warrior, M. CHARDINEE, from claiming the throne.  By the way, was that our 
Duelmaster that I saw last night, cramped under the table at The Victory Tavern?   
     The crowd's roar, the smell of iron and leather, mixed with sweat, what more 
could a warrior ask of life?  Well, besides that.  I also notice that the THE GRAIL 
KNIGHTS stable was the most avoided team this turn.  Come on MALCORN, what are you 
afraid of?  And guess who avoided THE GRAIL KNIGHTS stable the most?  Believe it or 
not, it was TERMINUS.  Anyone surprised?  Well, sports fans, take notice that SLEEPY 
HOUSE from BLIND MELON was MALCORN's most challenged warrior this turn.  In a brave 
attempt, HAVOC from TERMINUS challenged up 18 points to fight SLEEPY HOUSE from the 
BLIND MELON stable.  HAVOC perhaps got his just desserts, seeing as he was defeated 
by SLEEPY HOUSE and ended up with 85 recognition points.   
     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.  Whatever bright future EREBUS may 
have had, it's all history now.  The manager of TERMINUS has lost a promising 3-1-0 
warrior.  Is it really true that MALCORN has more dishwashers per capita that 
fighters?  Just thought I'd ask...   
     Thought for the day, a new sword shines bright, but the notched sword sings the 
sweetest.  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                  
 NO RAIN 5124                 14   8  2   151       BLIND MELON (514)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SLEEPY HOUSE 5123            15   7  1   118       BLIND MELON (514)
 TONES OF HOME 5125           15   7  0   103       BLIND MELON (514)
-CHANGE 5126                  13   6  0    97       BLIND MELON (514)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SIR TOO DUMB 5265             5   1  1    87       THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (522)
 HAVOC 5068                   13   8  0    85       TERMINUS (417)
 WREN 5167                    17  31  1    83       GREENWARDENS (244)
-KILLER 5243                   9   4  0    79       CRUCIAL TAUNT (291)
 RAITH 5246                    9   4  1    77       TERMINUS (417)
 BADGER 5197                  17  17  0    68       GREENWARDENS (244)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 THE DARK KNIGHT 5250          7   1  0    66       THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (522)
-ERIC 2791                    15  12  0    65       CRUCIAL TAUNT (291)
 LITTLE BITER 5206            14  17  0    59       GREENWARDENS (244)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SIR BUBBA THE BOLD 5249       5   0  1    55       THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (522)
 GROOVY SIR GRIMM 5251         5   3  2    50       THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (522)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SNOWFOOT 5224                 9  14  0    48       GREENWARDENS (244)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-CALAVERA 3402                 3   2  0    33       GHETTO GRUNTS (335)
-MGR THE MAGICIAN 5268         2   1  0    33       THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (522)
 EDGE 5066                     2   1  0    25       BLADES OF DOOM (507)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DRAKE 5067                    2   0  0    23       BLADES OF DOOM (507)
-ST IDES 3400                  1   1  0    20       GHETTO GRUNTS (335)
 PHOBETOR 5264                 2   3  0    17       TERMINUS (417)
 ETERNITY 5064                 2   0  0    16       BLADES OF DOOM (507)
-DIERKIN 5257                  3   3  0    12       CRUCIAL TAUNT (291)
 WINTERGREEN 5272              2   3  0     9       GREENWARDENS (244)
-ANGEL 5260                    1   4  0     7       CRUCIAL TAUNT (291)
 CHARON 5281                   0   1  0     1       TERMINUS (417)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
GOODBYE 5280            0  1 0 BLIND MELON 514      BLACK ORC             735  NONE
EREBUS 5271             3  2 0 TERMINUS 417         GROOVY SIR GRIMM 5251 735   
TAEDIUM 5069           14  5 0 TERMINUS 417         NO RAIN 5124          734   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Two-three, and Wintergreen got HIS win over a standby.  At least I defeated a real
guy.  And, I guess no comments from anyone else for a while.  That's okay, we DO
understand.  Snow on the ground, snow on the roof, windchill of minus something, it
freezes the thought processes.  No one can write a personal with frozen thought
processes.  That's why Jorja makes sure we always have plenty of firewood. -- Little
Biter, looking for something to chew on
P.S.  But just because we DO get a personal out, does NOT mean you get lots of chat.
This isn't the day, or night, for lots of chat.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

GOODBYE was dealt death by BLACK ORC in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
HAVOC was devastated by SLEEPY HOUSE in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge duel.
SIR TOO DUMB handily defeated WREN in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge match.
RAITH vanquished BADGER in a popular 1 minute mismatched Challenge brawl.
THE DARK KNIGHT overpowered LITTLE BITER in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge match.
EREBUS was slaughtered by GROOVY SIR GRIMM in a 2 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
NO RAIN devastated M. CHARDINEE in a 1 minute one-sided Title competition.
TONES OF HOME handily defeated KUNG-FU MASTER in a 1 minute uneven melee.
SNOWFOOT vanquished KARNHORN SPY in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
EDGE vanquished PHOBETOR in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
DRAKE overpowered WINTERGREEN in a 1 minute uneven match.
ETERNITY beat CHARON in a exciting 1 minute novice's fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  6         LUNGING ATTACK    29 -  10 -  2      74  |
|AIMED BLOW                       4         PARRY-STRIKE       4 -   2 -  0      67  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         AIMED BLOW        26 -  17 -  2      60  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     2         STRIKING ATTACK   23 -  22 -  2      51  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         BASHING ATTACK     3 -   4 -  0      43  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         SLASHING ATTACK    6 -   9 -  0      40  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         WALL OF STEEL      7 -  11 -  0      39  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         TOTAL PARRY        6 -  10 -  0      38  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      2 -   7 -  0      22  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   1 -  0       0  |

Turn 735 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         3 -  1     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  1         4  AIMED BLOW     
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    4 -  2     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  1         2  STRIKING ATTACK
PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  1     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  0         1  WALL OF STEEL  
                              TOTAL PARRY        0 -  0         1  BASHING ATTACK 
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  2     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       NO RAIN 5124               14   8  2  151 BLIND MELON (514)
STRIKING ATTACK  TONES OF HOME 5125         15   7  0  103 BLIND MELON (514)
LUNGING ATTACK   SIR TOO DUMB 5265           5   1  1   87 THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (522)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is TONES OF HOME 5125.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was ETERNITY 5064.  The ten other most popular fighters were RAITH 5246, THE 
DARK KNIGHT 5250, NO RAIN 5124, SNOWFOOT 5224, DRAKE 5067, SLEEPY HOUSE 5123, SIR TOO 
DUMB 5265, GROOVY SIR GRIMM 5251, TONES OF HOME 5125, and EDGE 5066.

The least popular fighter this week was CHARON 5281.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were WINTERGREEN 5272, PHOBETOR 5264, EREBUS 5271, LITTLE BITER 5206, WREN 
5167, HAVOC 5068, BADGER 5197, GOODBYE 5280, EDGE 5066, and TONES OF HOME 5125.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

NO RAIN (15-5124) BLIND MELON (514)
TONES OF HOME (15-5125) BLIND MELON (514)