DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 04/20/2009    Duedate: 05/02/2009

ALJAFIR ARENA

DM-17    TURN-613

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

TIBERIUS
FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)
(17-6979) [13-0-0,131]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

TIBERIUS                       POSITION IS EMPTY
FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)        
(17-6979) [13-0-0,131]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

GERMANICUS                     THEODOSIUS
GLADIATORS (569)               FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)
(17-6999) [13-5-0,103]         (17-7051) [4-2-1,59]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

GLADIATORS (569)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)     26
2. GLADIATORS (569)            18      FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)
3. MIDDLE WAY (484)            17      Unchartered Team
4. DEATH INCARNATE (558)        0
                                       SCARLET KNIGHTS (347)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1 DEATH INCARNATE (558)     74  41  5 64.3   1/ 2 GLADIATORS (569)          6  0 0
 2/ 2 FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)  100  76  4 56.8   2/ 3 FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)   5  1 0
 3/ 3 MIDDLE WAY (484)         458 641  9 41.7   3/ 1 MIDDLE WAY (484)          5 10 0
 4/ 4 GLADIATORS (569)          39  57  5 40.6   4- 4 DEATH INCARNATE (558)     1  1 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 616): HEMPEN JIG of SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 618): PHILOLAUS of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 612): AVENGELINA of STARBASE 5 (Zeus, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 614): ZIGADENUS of MAXIMUM RESULTS (Coyote, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 612): TIBERIUS of FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (Caesar, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 610): PUBLIUS of IDES OF MARCH (Caesar, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 305): OPASAN of PHANTACITY (Omega, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 603): DAISY CHAINS of STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 303): ANTIOCH of WAR (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 600): MOUNTAIN GENERAL of SARATOGA GLORY (The Trainer, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 598): THE MONGOL of RAVAGING LORDS (General Ikillyu)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 589): BILBO BAGGINNI of MIDDLE ITALY (Mad Max, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 551): KRYSTAL MEYERS of POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE (Zalgor Prigg)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 280): OPTIMUS PRIME of NOSTALGIA (?, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 275): NILES of SECOND BANANAS (Manniquin, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 261): INGLEMORT JULS of MIDDLE WAY 6 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 479): DILILAH FRANN of MIDDLE WAY 20 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 466): BUSTED NUTS of HIT ME WITH... (PTFT, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 446): GAROK of PHILANTHROPISTS (Aragorn, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 442): MELOST THE GRAY of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 210): DEATH SUCKS of BLACKMAIL (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 406): DOLBY KLEE of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 400): CORINTHIAN of PARANOID ASYLUM (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 388): HALGAR SNAGTOOTH of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 504): SISTER X of CULTS-R-US (?, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 616): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 618): SWEET MAGIC (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 612): DARK CREATION (H.P.L. West, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 614): PUNNY ANIMALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 612): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 610): CUNNING RUNTS (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 305): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 603): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 303): THE STORMBRINGERS (High Lord Bosk, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 600): DEVIL ADVOCATES (Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 598): RAVAGING LORDS (General Ikillyu, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 589): LOST CAUSE (Vol, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 551): LUROCIAN ROYALTY (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 280): MIKES HEROES (?, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 275): LAND OF OZ (Oz the All Successful, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 260): LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 479): INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 466): DEATH STUDS XII (Death Stud, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 446): MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 442): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 210): MIDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 406): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 400): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 388): GIRLS X3 (Non, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 504): POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 612): AVENGELINA of STARBASE 5 (Zeus, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 610): PUBLIUS of IDES OF MARCH (Caesar, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 302): LE PLON of THE PENTARCHY (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
                          VELVET FINISH of STEEL AND SILK (Michael Eldritch, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 603): DAISY CHAINS of STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
                          RED BULL of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 303): THERMOPYLAE of WAR (Mannequin, mgr.)
                   (turn 302): LOWLY WORM of AVENGERS (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 599): LUCIUS of ROMAN HEROES (Caesar, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 551): J'KOROU of THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  47 DOUBLE X (turn 275): NILES of SECOND BANANAS (Manniquin, mgr.)
                             BLACKENED of OF WOLF AND MAN (Tripwire, mgr.)
                 (turn 274): KILLING JOKE of INDIFFERENCE (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 465): DEATH STUD of DEATH STUDS XII (Death Stud, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 442): MELOST THE GRAY of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
                  (turn 441): DOOMSDAY DEVICE of REIGNING DOOM (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 209): MALUS S'PROUT of BAD APPLES (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 406): DOLBY KLEE of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
                  (turn 405): KOLBAN TEN TAHL of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 386): SHANNA TWO-KNIVES of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
                               CHELBAGHEERA of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     It's me, The Unknown Spymaster, back to give you this week's Spy Report.  Sit 
back in your seats and we'll have more fun than a barrel of Zontanis.  Say good-bye 
to MIDDLE WAY, as they are pushed from the coveted top team spot by the GLADIATORS 
stable.  Hey everybody, watch out for YAREK ZURN, who flew up 22 points in the 
rankings after mashing VETERAN MERCENARY like a melon.  Keep your eye on this guy.  
Going for the gusto and coming up with aught but bloody knuckles was MIDDLE WAY's 
ZALMAN ARVO, who was turned away from the Duelmastership by TIBERIUS.  Can you 
believe they are paying me 10 gold to deliver this stuff?   
     Here is other news that is of note.  Did you hear that MIDDLE WAY was most 
avoided team this week?  Well, knowing the personal hygiene of MIDDLE WAY's warriors, 
I'm not surprised!  Okay, so I may not be funny, but catch FIELDS OF ELYSIUM's act in 
the arena.  Those acrobats seem to be fairly deft at running from MIDDLE WAY.  
GERMANICUS of GLADIATORS had better have a good reason for challenging down 12 points 
in a challenge which he won.  I thought GERMANICUS showed great skill and promise 
when he defeated URSILA VINE.  All right, so I slept through it!  Big deal!   
     Remember that an arena is not always a safe place to be, but it is one of the 
most interesting, though!  Ask not the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes 
and no.  Silly buggers, eh?   
     Well, there's the manager of the ALJAFIR giving me the 'cut' sign (or is that 
'They're going to strangle you in the alley?).  Okay, so I may not be the world's 
best comedian, but then you guys aren't the world's best warriors.  Its been fun, and 
I'm sure you enjoyed it (boos).  Now that I've got you worked up for Snide Clemens, 
I'll be leaving-- The Unknown Spymaster  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TIBERIUS 6979                13   0  0   131       FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-QUINTUS 6913                 12   6  2   115       FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)
-AURELIUS 6963                13   2  0   113       FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)
 GERMANICUS 6999              13   5  0   103       GLADIATORS (569)
-THE RED BARON 6952           14   8  2    99       DEATH INCARNATE (558)
-VERCINGETORIX 6950           17   5  1    91       DEATH INCARNATE (558)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SALARA LORMIN 7037           13   4  0    88       MIDDLE WAY (484)
 ZALMAN ARVO 7010             13   8  1    80       MIDDLE WAY (484)
 YAREK ZURN 6955              13  22  0    80       MIDDLE WAY (484)
 URSILA VINE 7006             16   7  1    74       MIDDLE WAY (484)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GRISHORT HURM 6929            7  44  0    65       MIDDLE WAY (484)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 THEODOSIUS 7051               4   2  1    59       FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SEPTIMIUS 7054                4   0  1    36       GLADIATORS (569)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-CONSTANTIUS 7056              2   0  0    21       GLADIATORS (569)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Tiberius -- Oh, gods, man, not today!  I have the most incredible hangover, so that I
simply must decline the opportunity to hand you your first loss.  You're just going
to have to struggle along without it. -- Zalman Arvo

Germanicus -- Eh?  Who was that masked man?  There was just this blur, you must have
been moving at a rate of a foot a minute at the least, and then the Infirmarian was
asking me about my insurance. -- Grishort Hurm

Ah... I wasn't at all sure about that Venomous Concubine.  She, well, she drooled at
me!  Coupled with the filed teeth, it was unnerving.  So, you know, I hit her hard a
few times and ran away. -- Salara Lormin

Odd, I thought a dwarf would have more endurance.  Disappointing. -- Ursila Vine

Oh, gods, it's curse on me, isn't it?  Kung-Fu Masters wherever I turn. -- Yarek Zurn

Salara Lormin -- Really, you plain-faced country girls are so tiresome!  Did you
truly believe I would poison you with a bite?  Certainly not!  It's just an empty
title. -- Lenislichi of Venjek, Concubine on Leave
P.S.  Although I do tend to poison my blades.  After all, everywhere except in the
arena, I fight to win.

Ursila Vine -- Madam, you must realize that we dwarves appreciate beauty of form and
function wherever we encounter it.  I could not bring myself to mar or even destroy
what I saw.  Another time, perhaps, I will be fortified for the necessity. -- Dugald
Hammerhand, Dwarven Warrior

Yarek Zurn -- Your intemperate statements will be the death of you if care is not
exercised.  Your lack of skills in the arena may be the death of you even quicker.
Do, please, make some effort to study!  You are a source of embarrassment to your
opponents. -- Hamir of Mazgourrah, master of unarmed combat

Septimius -- Yes, I knew that would come out as it did.  Because it's all a plot.
The genuine Osksi Noble, obviously not a fool, ran off, and I got drafted to fill the
role.  I can't say I enjoy it, though I suppose things could be worse--here in the
Karnhorn Empire, for someone who just happens not to have been born of the True
Blood. -- Kadel Merona, stand-in for an Osksi Noble
P.S.  I never did care for the Karnhorn elitist philosopy.

Theodosius -- Damn.  It's a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it.  But they should
get it right, duty, not ambition, sends me into the arena. -- Lej Korranjal, City
Guardsman

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

GERMANICUS devastated URSILA VINE in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
TIBERIUS vanquished ZALMAN ARVO in a 1 minute uneven Title battle.
SALARA LORMIN savagely defeated KUNG-FU MASTER in a action packed 1 minute fight.
YAREK ZURN devastated VETERAN MERCENARY in a exciting 1 minute one-sided fight.
GRISHORT HURM was viciously subdued by THEODOSIUS in a 2 minute gory uneven brawl.
SEPTIMIUS devastated OSKSI NOBLE 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|
|TOTAL PARRY                      3         AIMED BLOW        10 -   1 -  1      91  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         STRIKING ATTACK    8 -   5 -  1      62  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         LUNGING ATTACK    15 -  13 -  1      54  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -   1 -  0      50  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         SLASHING ATTACK    2 -   2 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         PARRY-STRIKE       5 -   6 -  0      45  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         TOTAL PARRY       16 -  20 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         BASHING ATTACK     4 -   8 -  0      33  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    0         WALL OF STEEL      0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 613 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         1 -  0     TOTAL PARRY        1 -  2         3  TOTAL PARRY    
LUNGING ATTACK     2 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         2  BASHING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  1         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         1  AIMED BLOW     
                              SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  0         1  STRIKING ATTACK
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  0         1  SLASHING ATTACK
                                                                1  PARRY-STRIKE   

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       TIBERIUS 6979              13   0  0  131 FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)
TOTAL PARRY      GERMANICUS 6999            13   5  0  103 GLADIATORS (569)
LUNGING ATTACK   SALARA LORMIN 7037         13   4  0   88 MIDDLE WAY (484)
PARRY-STRIKE     ZALMAN ARVO 7010           13   8  1   80 MIDDLE WAY (484)
STRIKING ATTACK  THEODOSIUS 7051             4   2  1   59 FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (563)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is GERMANICUS 6999.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was THEODOSIUS 7051.  The ten other most popular fighters were SALARA LORMIN 7037, 
YAREK ZURN 6955, SEPTIMIUS 7054, GERMANICUS 6999, TIBERIUS 6979, URSILA VINE 7006, 
ZALMAN ARVO 7010, GRISHORT HURM 6929,  0, and  0.

The least popular fighter this week was GRISHORT HURM 6929.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were ZALMAN ARVO 7010, URSILA VINE 7006, TIBERIUS 6979, GERMANICUS 
6999, SEPTIMIUS 7054, YAREK ZURN 6955, SALARA LORMIN 7037, THEODOSIUS 7051,  0, and  
0.