DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 12/15/2012    Duedate: 12/28/2012

WILLAF ARENA

DM-16    TURN-710

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

TWILO TALON
TALON'S TERRORS (547)
(16-5263) [11-0-0,112]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

TWILO TALON                    WELL DON
TALON'S TERRORS (547)          GARBAGE PAIL KIDS (620)
(16-5263) [11-0-0,112]         (16-6079) [2-0-0,33]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

DEE NILE                       STABBING WESTWARD
PUNNY AMINALS (305)            TALON'S TERRORS (547)
(16-5935) [20-25-0,85]         (16-5988) [1-1-0,30]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

SHADOWMONGERS (618)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. TALON'S TERRORS (547)       30
2. GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)     26      GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)
3. GARBAGE PAIL KIDS (620)     20      Unchartered Team
4. REALLY? (611)               19
5. PUNNY AMINALS (305)          3      GARBAGE PAIL KIDS (620)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*GARBAGE PAIL KIDS (620)    2   0  0  100   1/ 1 SHADOWMONGERS (618)       6  3 0
 2/ 2 GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)  802 372 19 68.3   2/ 2 GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)   6  5 1
 3/ 3 DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND (612)  14  10  0 58.3   3/ 3 PUNNY AMINALS (305)       5 10 0
 4/ 0 REALLY? (611)             45  39  8 53.6   4/ 0 REALLY? (611)             3  2 0
 5/ 4 SHADOWMONGERS (618)       17  19  0 47.2   5/ 5 TALON'S TERRORS (547)     3  6 0
 6/ 6 PUNNY AMINALS (305)      851 %1093 26 43.8   6/ 6*GARBAGE PAIL KIDS (620)   2  0 0
 7/ 5 TALON'S TERRORS (547)     13  17  0 43.3   7/ 4 DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND (612)  2  4 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 711): TRAKE DARROWS of CRIMSON DEATH (Verol, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 713): DIZZY GILLESPIE of BLUE NOTE (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 657): THE BEAKSTER of ARCANE ROYALTY (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 707): LUCK DEVIL of THE DEVIL'S OWN (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 709): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 701): WHIRLING FROGGY of KAOS FROGS (Grimm, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 702): GRAVITRON of THE MOTHERSHIP CC (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 353): POP TARGET of DODGE BULLETS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 699): GRASSFIRE of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 351): DRONE-ON of BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 695): PAM DEMONIUM of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 692): HULL SCRUBBER of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 684): SMILE WAFFLE of HAPPY FUN TIME (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 643): ARCHERS OF LOAF of UNC COLLEGE RADIO (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 328): ROSELYN of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 322): WILHELM SCREAM of OTTODROME TW (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 309): 4-H of LIFE IMPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 574): LINKIN LOGGER of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 559): PRIME MINISTER of INGRATE WHITE NORTH (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 541): GRAHAM CRACKER of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 536): IRONIC TWIST of THE MOTHERSHIP CE (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 258): SUN STROKE of SUPER STARS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 497): SPIDERPIG of HOMER'S PETS (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 491): KOGAN DJIAN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 483): NAKED LUNCH of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 600): MARTIN BLANK of BLOOD TITANS (The Greek Guy, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 711): CRIMSON DEATH (Verol, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 713): DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 657): ARCANE ROYALTY
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 707): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 709): SHADOWMONGERS (Shadow, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 701): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 702): THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 353): DODGE BULLETS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 699): METAL MINCERS (Oremaster, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 351): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 695): DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 692): SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 684): BATTLE FROGS (Grimm, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 643): THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 328): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 322): FAST FOOD (Madwand, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 309): LIFE IMAPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 574): INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 559): RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 541): SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 536): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 258): SUPER STARS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 497): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 491): SAND DANCERSS (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 483): SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 600): DEAD WE SUCK (Manager, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 711): TRAKE DARROWS of CRIMSON DEATH (Verol, mgr.)
              (turn 710): BLAMMO of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 657): GRIM LAUGHTER of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 709): JOHN DERE of PUNNY AMINALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 701): DONT PAY RENT of BASH BROS HOUSEMATE (Assurnasirbanipal)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 697): SOLWYN of MID EARTH (Visionist, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 350): BUMBLE of BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
                               XANDAR of AVENGERS (Huckle Cat?, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 692): SHELLBACK of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 327): SAPPHIRA of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 322): WILHELM SCREAM of OTTODROME TW (Otto X, mgr.)
                   (turn 321): BIG MAC of FAST FOOD (Madwand, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 558): KOTTER of RED DOG GANG (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 490): MOUNTAIN STORM of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr)

                                      SPY REPORT

     If you were disturbed from your beauty rest only to have to watch a bunch of 
WILLAF brutes like you, you'd be grouchy, too.  Of course, we're all terribly 
impressed to see WELL DON win a fight and gain 20 points, terribly.  Tsk, tsk, 
CHICKEN WHISPERER beat DEE NILE and DEE NILE lost 18 points.  You're breakin' my 
heart.  And it's out with the old, in with the new, as TWILO TALON takes the Title 
and last week's bar tab from the old Duelmaster.  Heh, heh.  The Swinging Aardvark, 
humph!  I've tasted better ale at mortuaries.  Where do they get this stuff?  From 
WILLAF's trash dumps?   
     He who fights and runs away will live to fight another day, the coward.  DEVIL'S 
PLAYGROUND, I suppose you'll be glad to know you were this turn's most avoided team.  
Care to know who is the most afraid of you?  And it looks like GOLDEN GLADIATORS 
avoided them the most this turn.  What a pack of would be losers, if you ask me.  
Hmph.  Ooh, I'm frightfully impressed, MOONSINGER was this turn's most challenged 
warrior.  Watch that ego swell, sports fans.   
     Ah, now we come to my favorite part, where we see all the guys who are dead and 
gone, and get to see if their team cared.  Titanium shields and bamboo daggers, guess 
what brave team is developing these kinds of weapons?   
     I was about to buy a new quill pen the other day, but some fighter took it for 
an epee.  Forgive me for writing with a dagger.  Phlllt!  Just had to do that before 
I leave the fine city of WILLAF.  I feel much better now.  Paste this one in your 
scrapbooks, you'll need the kindling come this winter-- Snide Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TWILO TALON 5263             11   0  0   112       TALON'S TERRORS (547)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SLIDE TO HELL 6002           10   0  0   122       DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND (612)
 CHICKEN WHISPERER 5991       10   7  0   103       REALLY? (611)
-GOLDPLATED 5929              23  13  0    97       GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DEE NILE 5935                20  25  0    85       PUNNY AMINALS (305)
 GOLD DUBLOON 5953            16  10  4    72       GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)
 GOLDEN GLOBE 6047            11   4  1    68       GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TINY DANCER 5994             10   7  1    54       REALLY? (611)
 EVEBRINGER 6066               5   5  0    43       SHADOWMONGERS (618)
 HEART OF GOLD 6054            4   6  0    39       GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GOLDEN FLASH 6061             8   3  0    33       GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)
-TEETER-SLAUGHTER 6004         3   0  0    33       DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND (612)
 WELL DON 6079                 2   0  0    33       GARBAGE PAIL KIDS (620)
 STABBING WESTWARD 5988        1   1  0    30       TALON'S TERRORS (547)
 NIGHTSTALKER 6068             5   5  0    29       SHADOWMONGERS (618)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HIPY HIPPY SHAKE 6056         5   1  1    27       REALLY? (611)
 MOONSINGER 6064               6   4  0    26       SHADOWMONGERS (618)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BLACK INDEKKER 6069           3   8  1    18       PUNNY AMINALS (305)
 BRUNO PONCE JONES 6055        4   3  0    15       REALLY? (611)
 WHIP SAWYER 6126              1   0  0    15       PUNNY AMINALS (305)
 HORI BULL 6076                2   6  0    13       PUNNY AMINALS (305)
 RAZORED SWINGS 6110           1   2  0     5       DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND (612)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
TULANE RHOADES 5975     7 19 2 PUNNY AMINALS 305    GOLD DUBLOON 5953     709   
DA1 6127                0  1 0 REALLY? 611          BLACK ORC             710  NONE
BLAH 6119               0  1 0 TALON'S TERRORS 547  BANDIT PRINCE         710  NONE
BLAH BLAH 6120          0  1 0 TALON'S TERRORS 547  ARENAMASTER KHAR      710  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Punny Aminals and Tulane Rhoades, wow!  I am sorry.  Your death will be ever on my
mind.  What a jerk I am! -- Gold Dubloon
P.S.  The first name was Mousey, not Mouse.  Go figure.

Everbringer -- Well you brought it more than I did.  Salute. -- Golden Flash

Dee Nile -- You are too much Aminal for me!  Kudos. -- Golden Globe

May your holidays be golden.  Merry Christmas from The Golden Gladiators. -- Midas

Short Spear?  That is sooo not-me. -- John Dere

Golden Globe -- You sure know how to set us up for an oh-fer turn. -- Dee Nile

Twilo Talon -- It's cruel of you to force me out into a larger world, when I have
been so HAPPY here.  But I forgive you, because I find you fascinatingly macho and
intriguing. -- John Dere

Gold Dubloon -- I'd give YOU "turnabout," if I could. -- Ghost of Tulane Rhoades
P.S.  And your remark at the end was tasteless.

Moonsinger -- Yes, well, it's what I'm good at. -- Hori Bull, skilled loser

Nightstalker -- I hope you get hit by a meteorite! -- Black Indekker

ALL -- MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL IN ALASTARI!!!
May your year end in peace and the new year hold great things for you and your
families. -- Gentleben (Sunset-21, Morya-28, Arvat-32 and Talahya-100)

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

BLAH was butchered by BANDIT PRINCE in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
BLAH BLAH was butchered by ARENAMASTER KHARAK in a 1 minute brutal Dark Arena duel.
DA1 was viciously butchered by BLACK ORC in a popular 4 minute Dark Arena match.
TWILO TALON devastated JOHN DERE in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge Title contest.
GOLDEN FLASH luckily beat STABBING WESTWARD in a 3 minute Challenge match.
HEART OF GOLD won victory over MOONSINGER in a 1 minute Challenge fight.
RAZORED SWINGS was bested by HORI BULL in a 1 minute Challenge competition.
DEE NILE was overpowered by CHICKEN WHISPERER in a 1 minute uneven melee.
GOLD DUBLOON vanquished EVEBRINGER in a 1 minute uneven duel.
GOLDEN GLOBE defeated THE USEROUS MERCHANT in a 2 minute duel.
TINY DANCER won victory over NIGHTSTALKER in a popular 3 minute fight.
BRUNO PONCE JONES was overpowered by WELL DON in a 1 minute one-sided melee.
HIPY HIPPY SHAKE defeated BLACK INDEKKER in a 4 minute brutal match.
WHIP SAWYER devastated PERSISTENT BEGGAR 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|
|BASHING ATTACK                   4         WALL OF STEEL      5 -   0 -  0     100  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  4         TOTAL PARRY       18 -  11 -  0      62  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  3         BASHING ATTACK    13 -  13 -  1      50  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     3         STRIKING ATTACK   28 -  29 -  1      49  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         LUNGING ATTACK    11 -  13 -  0      46  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         SLASHING ATTACK    8 -  10 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      5 -   8 -  0      38  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         PARRY-STRIKE       5 -  11 -  1      31  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         AIMED BLOW         3 -  12 -  0      20  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 710 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
SLASHING ATTACK  TWILO TALON 5263           11   0  0  112 TALON'S TERRORS (547)
STRIKING ATTACK  CHICKEN WHISPERER 5991     10   7  0  103 REALLY? (611)
BASHING ATTACK   GOLD DUBLOON 5953          16  10  4   72 GOLDEN GLADIATORS (362)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is DEE NILE 5935.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was STABBING WESTWARD 5988.  The ten other most popular fighters were TINY DANCER 
5994, GOLDEN GLOBE 6047, HIPY HIPPY SHAKE 6056, BLACK INDEKKER 6069, HEART OF GOLD 
6054, WELL DON 6079, TWILO TALON 5263, GOLDEN FLASH 6061, HORI BULL 6076, and CHICKEN 
WHISPERER 5991.

The least popular fighter this week was BRUNO PONCE JONES 6055.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were EVEBRINGER 6066, DEE NILE 5935, DA1 6127, BLAH BLAH 6120, WHIP 
SAWYER 6126, RAZORED SWINGS 6110, MOONSINGER 6064, BLAH 6119, NIGHTSTALKER 6068, and 
GOLD DUBLOON 5953.

The following warriors have traveled to AD after fighting this turn:

JOHN DERE (16-5916) PUNNY AMINALS (305)