DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 03/03/2007    Duedate: 03/16/2007

WILLAF ARENA

DM-16    TURN-559

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

KITTEN KABOODLE
ARENA FELINES (452)
(16-5515) [13-7-0,111]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

KITTEN KABOODLE                JULIO
ARENA FELINES (452)            LOTHARIOS (590)
(16-5515) [13-7-0,111]         (16-5709) [4-0-1,41]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

KITTEN KABOODLE                KITTEN KABOODLE
ARENA FELINES (452)            ARENA FELINES (452)
(16-5515) [13-7-0,111]         (16-5515) [13-7-0,111]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

PUNNY AMINALS (305)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. ARENA FELINES (452)         45
2. DRAGONSTORM (595)           25      GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)
3. LOTHARIOS (590)             23      Unchartered Team
4. SHADES OF INNSMOUTH (594)   18
5. PUNNY AMINALS (305)         11      DRAGONSTORM (595)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)  426 220  9 65.9   1/ 1 PUNNY AMINALS (305)       8  6 0
 2/ 0 ARENA FELINES (452)      172 108  8 61.4   2/ 3*SHADES OF INNSMOUT (594)  7  6 0
 3/ 2*DRAGONSTORM (595)         11   9  1 55.0   3/ 4*DRAGONSTORM (595)         5  5 0
 4/ 4*SHADES OF INNSMOUT (594)   7   6  0 53.8   4/ 2 GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)   5  7 0
 5- 5 YAMABUSHI (432)          161 170 14 48.6   5/ 0 ARENA FELINES (452)       3  0 0
 6- 6 SHROUD IN MYSTERY (433)  109 122 14 47.2   6- 5 YAMABUSHI (432)           3  1 0
 7/ 0*LOTHARIOS (590)            7   8  2 46.7   7/ 0*LOTHARIOS (590)           2  1 1
 8/ 7 PUNNY AMINALS (305)      496 714 16 41.0   8- 7 SHROUD IN MYSTERY (433)   2  6 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.

     Well, I'm back.  Out of hibernation.  Well, not really.  I haven't been
hibernating at all.  O. Puncha had merely skinned my hiney, and I had to grow some
new fur!  But this time, I eked out the victory and Puncha's punches met my rock hard
abs and did nothing but tickle my fancy.  I wish!  Actually, it was very close again,
and either fight could have gone either way.  A salute to Lord Protector, O. Puncha!
     I am proud to report that this is my fourth DM crown.  I am 4-2 in those
battles. 2-0 vs TPs
         1-0 vs BAs
         1-1 vs PSs
         0-1 vs ABs
What's that tell me?  Nothing I didn't already know--but aimers equal avoid-city!
Simple
     Some interesting stats about me.  In 29 arena fights and 12 tournament fights
(total 41) I have fought 15 TP vs TP fights.  Almost 30% of my fights have been
against TPs!  I am 13-2 in those fights.  I have fought 4 Abs and am 0-4.  Avoid.
Avoid.  Avoid.  I like to use the battle axe, but my crit rate is only 1%.  Yuck.
But 14% of my blows are "extra value".  That should tell you something.
     I hope to avoid that Chauncey next turn.  It would be very prudent if I did.
Indeed.
     Good luck to all and remember
          Drive for show and putt for dough.
                 Golden Bear

                                      SPY REPORT

     Greetings, warriors of WILLAF!  Once again I've been called out of retirement 
for my abilities and insights into Spyreporting.  What's with CHAUNCY?  He actually 
beat GOLDEN GLADIATORS' 24 CARAT, and walked away with 17 more points from the fight. 
Laughs were big at PUNNY AMINALS while they watched CHAUNCY clobber 24 CARAT.  She 
lost 13 points and got bruised from objects thrown from the stands.  I can barely 
restrain my enthusiam for ARENA FELINES' outstanding member, Duelmaster KITTEN 
KABOODLE.  Advice to fighters with a 1 will--give up fighting!   
     No matter the time or place, men will always duel.  How well I know the feeling 
of being in the most avoided team!  Don't fall out of practive, PUNNY AMINALS!  The 
bums at GOLDEN GLADIATORS couldn't face the challenges from PUNNY AMINALS!  No excuse 
for that!  How well I know the feeling of being the most challenged warrior, CHAUNCY! 
Don't make idle boasts, they may come back to haunt you.   
     A fighter's lot is filled with strife, revenge, and killing.  Some fighters 
don't accept this.  The best do.  We all knew it had to happen sooner or later.  A 
warrior can't stick around with a 5-4-0, and JULIO easily took care of MONA KORIN.  
GOLDEN FLEECE's family knows what's wot, after seeing the response from GOLDEN 
GLADIATORS!  Is it my imagination, or are fighters getting younger every day?  To die 
so young, so gloriously!   
     Well, I'm pretty much through.  You guys need to get back practicing.  All work 
and no play makes Olaf a dull fighter.  Work and play no fighter dull Olaf.  
Olaffighterwork and no play.  Remember--a good fighter needs both good skills and 
good luck.  Until next time,-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KITTEN KABOODLE 5515         13   7  0   111       ARENA FELINES (452)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-KUROHANA 5128                23  13  0    97       YAMABUSHI (432)
 GOLDEN BEAR 5602             22   8  0    92       GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-TANOSHII 5488                19   6  0    90       YAMABUSHI (432)
 PURZ! 5591                    9   2  0    88       ARENA FELINES (452)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CHAUNCY 5636                 15  10  0    76       PUNNY AMINALS (305)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GOLDEN DOME 5634             10   5  0    64       GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-HUSAM AL DIN 4422            11  20  1    54       SHROUD IN MYSTERY (433)
 24 CARAT 5694                 6   4  1    53       GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)
-TAIKUTSU 5564                12   9  0    51       YAMABUSHI (432)
-CAT A. CLYSMIC 5074           8   8  0    51       ARENA FELINES (452)
-SADIGH FURY 5668              8   6  4    49       SHROUD IN MYSTERY (433)
 JULIO 5709                    4   0  1    41       LOTHARIOS (590)
 HAVOK 5753                    4   0  0    40       DRAGONSTORM (595)
 ARMAGEDDON'S REACH 5749       3   0  0    37       SHADES OF INNSMOUTH (594)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-GOLDEN GIRL 5703              5   1  0    32       GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)
 MANIAC MALTESE 5605           2   0  0    27       ARENA FELINES (452)
 DINNER AT GILMAN'S 5751       3   0  0    26       SHADES OF INNSMOUTH (594)
 PENNY LOPE 5722               6   4  0    25       PUNNY AMINALS (305)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BUDOKUMO 5635                 6   3  0    21       YAMABUSHI (432)
 PENNY LOPEZ 5725              4   5  0    20       PUNNY AMINALS (305)
 SABRE 5754                    2   2  0    17       DRAGONSTORM (595)
 ROKK 5757                     2   2  1    15       DRAGONSTORM (595)
 ESTEBAN 5708                  1   0  0    15       LOTHARIOS (590)
 GIGANTOS 5756                 2   2  0    14       DRAGONSTORM (595)
-LADY OPULENT 5720             1   6  0    13       SHROUD IN MYSTERY (433)
 GOLD BULLION 5759             2   1  0     7       GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)
-TOMASO 5705                   0   1  0     7       LOTHARIOS (590)
 RAINMAKER 5750                1   2  0     5       SHADES OF INNSMOUTH (594)
-PHILLIPE 5707                 0   4  0     4       LOTHARIOS (590)
 DEEP ONE 5747                 0   3  0     3       SHADES OF INNSMOUTH (594)
-MALICIOUS FURY 5731           0   2  0     2       SHROUD IN MYSTERY (433)
-DOCTOR THIRTEEN 5732          0   1  0     1       SHROUD IN MYSTERY (433)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
BLADESONG 5755         1  3 0 DRAGONSTORM 595       ARENAMASTER KHARA 539 559 NONE    
GOLDEN FLEECE 5723     4  1 0 GOLDEN GLADIATORS 362 SADIGH FURY 5668      555 NOT REVE
RENALDO 5706           2  3 1 LOTHARIOS 590         WURM KIN 543          559 NONE    
MONA KORIN 5724        5  4 0 PUNNY AMINALS 305     JULIO 5709            559         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Rainmaker -- I like your style.  It brought me much profit. -- Gold Bullion

Sadaigh -- Stay away from me, you brute! -- Golden Girl

Husam -- It doesn't seem so fair to you that we keep meeting like this.  A salute to
you.  I will try challenging the Purdue Boilermakers to see if that helps. -- Golden
Dome

O. Puncha -- It was my turn to luck out.  Good luck in The Big Time. -- Golden Bear

Yama, oh Yama?  Where are you, Yama? -- Midas

Come on out and play, Willafians! -- Midas, Golden Gladiators

Havok -- You are well-named.  A tourney warrior, I suppose? -- Mona Korin

Golden Bear -- All yours! -- O Puncha

You know, I don't think we should import these nasty Convicted Assassins.  We don't
need them. -- Chauncy

Lady Opulent -- Well, that WAS an obvious target, you know. -- Penny Lopez

Deep One -- Is this some kind of countdown?  You know, "deep one, deep two, deep
three..." -- Penny Lope
P.S.  How can you be "deep" when you're so tall?

14 February 2007
RSI is now taking rollups for a slow version of the No-Tournament arena.  Send your
rollup to RSI listing the arena as "Slow No Tournament".  Sign and send in the
following pledge:

* I pledge that I will not send warriors from this team to a Tournament, nor will I
  use a Tournament prize on a warrior from this team.
* I pledge to run a full team when I run turns in this arena.  If circumstances
  preclude my running less than a full team I will notify the Player Committee.
* I agree to abide by the decisions of the Player Committee.
* I understand that any warrior that participates in a Tournament shall be sent to
  the Dark Arena until they are dead.
* I understand that any warrior that receives a Tournament prize shall be send to the
  Dark Arena until they are dead.

The following are the rules for joining this No-Tournament arena 

1.  No tournament play (Dead tournament or otherwise)
2.  One team per manager
3.  Team starts with new rollup (or a zero fight equivalent team is transferred into
    this arena.)
4.  No tourney prizes allowed to modify warriors in the arena
5.  20 teams required, per RSI
6.  Waivers are required to allow self-regulation on tourney ban, granting RSI
    authority to Dark Arena any warrior that participates in a Tournament (until the
    warrior is dead.)
7.  Rotating council to enforce tourney ban and maintain arena integrity.

Hammer will be the focal point for this arena's Player Committee.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

RENALDO was butchered by WURM KIN in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
BLADESONG was butchered by ARENAMASTER KHARAK in a exciting 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
24 CARAT was demolished by CHAUNCY in a 1 minute uneven Challenge fight.
HAVOK devastated PENNY LOPEZ in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge contest.
GIGANTOS was defeated by PENNY LOPE in a 3 minute bloody Challenge match.
GOLDEN BEAR was viciously subdued by KITTEN KABOODLE in a 4 minute Title duel.
PURZ! viciously subdued GOLDEN DOME in a action packed 2 minute veteran's competition.
JULIO dispatched MONA KORIN in a 1 minute gruesome duel.
SABRE was overpowered by ARMAGEDDON'S REACH in a 1 minute uneven duel.
MANIAC MALTESE overpowered GOLD BULLION in a action packed 1 minute one-sided fight.
DEEP ONE was savagely defeated by ESTEBAN in a exciting 4 minute brutal fight.
RAINMAKER was devastated by ROKK in a 1 minute mismatched conflict.
DINNER AT GILMAN'S demolished CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute mismatched match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  5         AIMED BLOW        19 -   8 -  0      70  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         STRIKING ATTACK   18 -  12 -  0      60  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         LUNGING ATTACK    15 -  12 -  1      56  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         TOTAL PARRY       19 -  19 -  1      50  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      3         SLASHING ATTACK   13 -  14 -  4      48  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     2         BASHING ATTACK     9 -  10 -  3      47  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         WALL OF STEEL      6 -   7 -  0      46  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         PARRY-STRIKE      13 -  17 -  0      43  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-LUNGE        2 -   8 -  0      20  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   2 -  0       0  |

Turn 559 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:

STRIKING ATTACK    4 -  1     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  1         5  TOTAL PARRY    
AIMED BLOW         2 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
LUNGING ATTACK     2 -  1     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  1         1  STRIKING ATTACK
BASHING ATTACK     2 -  1     TOTAL PARRY        0 -  3         1  AIMED BLOW     
PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  1     WALL OF STEEL      0 -  2         1  SLASHING ATTACK

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  KITTEN KABOODLE 5515       13   7  0  111 ARENA FELINES (452)
TOTAL PARRY      GOLDEN BEAR 5602           22   8  0   92 GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)
LUNGING ATTACK   PURZ! 5591                  9   2  0   88 ARENA FELINES (452)
AIMED BLOW       CHAUNCY 5636               15  10  0   76 PUNNY AMINALS (305)
SLASHING ATTACK  24 CARAT 5694               6   4  1   53 GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)
BASHING ATTACK   JULIO 5709                  4   0  1   41 LOTHARIOS (590)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is KITTEN KABOODLE 5515.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was KITTEN KABOODLE 5515.  The ten other most popular fighters were ESTEBAN 
5708, PURZ! 5591, CHAUNCY 5636, GOLDEN BEAR 5602, JULIO 5709, MANIAC MALTESE 5605, 
HAVOK 5753, PENNY LOPE 5722, ARMAGEDDON'S REACH 5749, and ROKK 5757.

The least popular fighter this week was RAINMAKER 5750.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were SABRE 5754, MONA KORIN 5724, PENNY LOPEZ 5725, 24 CARAT 5694, BLADESONG 
5755, RENALDO 5706, DEEP ONE 5747, GOLD BULLION 5759, GOLDEN DOME 5634, and GIGANTOS 
5756.