DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 03/03/2008    Duedate: 03/15/2008

LYRATILAN ARENA

DM-25    TURN-577

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

KEG STAND
BARHOPPERS (429)
(25-5257) [17-2-0,104]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

KEG STAND                      PINOT NOIR
BARHOPPERS (429)               BARHOPPERS II (434)
(25-5257) [17-2-0,104]         (25-5335) [3-0-0,31]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

X. ROLPH TUPP                  CROWN ROYAL
THE MIDDLE WAY 4 (464)         BARHOPPERS (429)
(25-5287) [15-21-0,70]         (25-5274) [11-8-0,61]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

FUNKY FOLK (469)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. FUNKY FOLK (469)            28
2. BARHOPPERS II (434)         22      BARHOPPERS (429)
3. BARHOPPERS (429)            12      Unchartered Team
4. MASTERS OF SIN (119)         9
5. THE MIDDLE WAY 4 (464)       7      BARHOPPERS II (434)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1 MADTOWN (358)            211 156 11 57.5   1/ 2 FUNKY FOLK (469)          9  3 0
 2- 2 AMAZONS (493)             43  35  3 55.1   2/ 4 MASTERS OF SIN (119)      7  7 0
 3/ 3 BARHOPPERS (429)         111  92  4 54.7   3/ 5 THE MIDDLE WAY 4 (464)    6  9 0
 4/ 4 MASTERS OF SIN (119)     366 339 25 51.9   4/ 1 GOTTA GET A CLUE (498)    6  9 0
 5- 5 THE RED BLADES (125)     510 482 34 51.4   5- 7 DARK FORCES (179)         4  0 0
 6/ 6 FUNKY FOLK (469)          91  91 12 50.0   6/ 9*BARHOPPERS II (434)       4  2 1
 7- 8 DARK FORCES (179)        143 154  9 48.1   7- 6 THE RED BLADES (125)      3  2 0
 8/ 9 THE MIDDLE WAY 4 (464)   303 334 10 47.6   8- 3 AMAZONS (493)             3  2 0
 9/11*BARHOPPERS II (434)        8  11  2 42.1   9/10 BARHOPPERS (429)          3  4 0
10/10 GOTTA GET A CLUE (498)    25  40  1 38.5  10- 8 MADTOWN (358)             1  3 0
11-12*TEAM CHAOS (497)           6  13  1 31.6  11-11*TEAM CHAOS (497)          0  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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                          ---===ANDORIAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 293): LORD BYRON of SMITHSONIAN (Curator, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 587): SAFFRON SKUNK of ANIMAL FARM (Mino, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 587): ABBOTT of OTAGO HIGHLANDERS (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 580): JEROME of KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellumbo, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 576): MANUEL PEREZ of MEDAL OF HONOR A3 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 576): KEG STAND of BARHOPPERS (Apex, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 573): CAYLON MCCANN of STEEL CRUSADE (Cassius Calvata, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 569): IRISH CREAM of RED DOG GANG (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 538): SELVUN of BEYOND THE PALE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 529): LORIMINA of WANDERERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 520): CADDO SCOT of BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 240): PAS DE QUARTIER of BLOOD AND GUTS! (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 422): ELEPHANT DUNG of WILD KINGDOM (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 194): I OF THE KNEE DOLL of HAZAARDS OF CLONING (Crip, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 472): VAJRA VALMEJAR of SCARLET KNIGHTS (Armalias, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 293): SMITHSONIAN (Curator, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 587): BULLDOGS (Kennelworth, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 587): OTAGO HIGHLANDERS (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 580): MIDDLE WAY 15 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 576): MEDAL OF HONOR A3 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 576): GOTTA GET A CLUE (?, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 573): STEEL CRUSADE (Cassius Calvata, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 569): RED DOG GANG (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 538): BEYOND THE PALE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 529): WANDERERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 520): FANDILS (Wise Old Fandil, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 240): FLOWER GIRLS (Lady Fern, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 421): THE EXILED ONES (Darklock, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 194): THE ZOO (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 472): SUPERIOR FORCES (Manager, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                   ----------------
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 585): FARSHOT of NEVERWAKE (Doc Steele, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 587): 100% of NO-HALF STEPPING (?, mgr.)
              (turn 586): SCRUFF of THE DOGHOUSE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 575): DR HOOK of THE RED BLADES (Bill the Bard, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 538): SELVUN of BEYOND THE PALE (Jorja, mgr.)
              (turn 537): BELLA DEANE of BEYOND THE PALE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 529): LORIMINA of WANDERERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 520): BUNKER of SONS OF TULL (Gerald Bostock, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 239): INSOLENT IRIS of FLOWER GIRLS (Lady Fern, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 191): AIKEN of SUPERIOR FORCES Y4 (Manager, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

WOW!!!  What a welcome back!!!  First turn, and I'm on the throne...and surprisingly
enough, it isn't the one you puke in (Which is where I normally wind up).  I must
say, it's good to be back home.  Hopefully I'll enjoy the view from up here for quite
some time.  Apex likes me hanging around.  Something about reduced fees from the
arena directors if I'm the Duelmaster.  Huh.  Maybe that means more beer after my
next fight.  I doubt it though.  Greedy twit will probably hoard it all for his own.
I know I would.  HA!  As is my manager's standing policy, I will not be handing down
a challenge, and will accept whomever steps up.  So with that, CHEERS!!!  Your
Duelmaster, Keg Stand of Barhoppers

                                      SPY REPORT

     Welcome LYRATILAN.  I, Olaf Modeen remember this place well.  Many the fights 
have I fought here.  The celebrations, the disappointments...  Bein' on top is great 
while it lasts, GOTTA GET A CLUE.  But how many friends do you have now?  Phhbltt!  
Too much drinking and too little dodging gave AMAZONS a 0-0-0!  I got a good laugh 
out of it!  Ya gotta be quick on yer feet!  Keep your elbow off the table!  Thrust!  
Block out the pain!  BARHOPPERS II is now ranked 6th with a 2-2-1 turn.  What's with 
ROSE O'SHARON?  She actually beat BARHOPPERS' CROWN ROYAL, and walked away with 14 
more points from the fight.  Laughs were big at THE MIDDLE WAY 4 while they watched 
X. ROLPH TUPP clobber BLOODFEUD MAN.  He lost 6 points and got bruised from objects 
thrown from the stands.  Try as she might, NARCISSISTIC wasn't good enough at 
persuading KEG STAND to step down from the Duelmaster's throne...  Wouldn't it be 
nice to have live subjects to practice on?  I hear some team is looking into the uses 
of convicted prisoners.   
     No matter the time or place, men will always duel.  LYRATILAN thinks DARK FORCES 
and their 143-154-9 is too much!  If at first you don't succeed, give up...  
Management must be dealin', as the boys at MASTERS OF SIN ain't reelin'!  DARK 
FORCES' mad!  What do people see in X. ROLPH TUPP?  His 15-21-0?  THE MIDDLE WAY 4 
ain't talkin', but he's got 70 points.   
     There have been some calls to lengthen the time limit.  Do you want the fighters 
to walk away, or not?  How long have I been here?  I got people to see, places to 
go...   
     Who knows what the future holds for a warrior.  More fights, there's no doubt.  
All work and no play makes Olaf a dull fighter.  Work and play no fighter dull Olaf.  
Olaffighterwork and no play.  Time for my medication, so I'll leave now.  Practice, 
practice, practice!-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KEG STAND 5257               17   2  0   104       BARHOPPERS (429)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SLAMEO 4410                  15   5  0   106       THE RED BLADES (125)
-HIPPOLYTA 5344               10   9  1    94       AMAZONS (493)
-BLITZKRIEG 5261              17  19  0    93       MADTOWN (358)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JUST A WIN 3369              21   7  0    89       MASTERS OF SIN (119)
 NARCISSISTIC 3594             8   4  1    86       MASTERS OF SIN (119)
-HARMONY 5264                 17  17  1    84       MADTOWN (358)
-ANNE 5341                    13   6  0    83       AMAZONS (493)
 ROSE O'SHARON 5393            6   1  0    73       FUNKY FOLK (469)
-AIKIDO 3179                  13   6  1    71       DARK FORCES (179)
 X. ROLPH TUPP 5287           15  21  0    70       THE MIDDLE WAY 4 (464)
-RAVING LUNATIC 2797          15  15  1    67       DARK FORCES (179)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CROWN ROYAL 5274             11   8  0    61       BARHOPPERS (429)
 BLOODFEUD MAN 3595            6   6  1    58       MASTERS OF SIN (119)
 TRELLIN XISS 5321            15  12  0    57       THE MIDDLE WAY 4 (464)
-STAN DAUFF 5323               8   1  1    57       FUNKY FOLK (469)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-COREY 5365                    7   4  1    51       AMAZONS (493)
 OCEAN BLUE 3677               5   6  0    42       MASTERS OF SIN (119)
-MAELSTROM 5354               11   7  1    41       MADTOWN (358)
-MASON DIXON 5363              5   2  0    41       FUNKY FOLK (469)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PHIL ANDERER 5404             3   1  0    40       FUNKY FOLK (469)
 FOIRENE ILMER 5353            8  12  1    37       THE MIDDLE WAY 4 (464)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-ANEURISM 4934                 7   3  0    33       DARK FORCES (179)
 ELINDOR IMARDA 5381           5   9  0    32       THE MIDDLE WAY 4 (464)
 PINOT NOIR 5335               3   0  0    31       BARHOPPERS II (434)
 SHOOTER GIRL 5324             4   2  0    30       BARHOPPERS (429)
-KRAKEN 4928                   4   7  0    30       DARK FORCES (179)
-MARTA 5386                    8   2  0    28       AMAZONS (493)
 FEDER JORNIS 5360             4  15  0    27       THE MIDDLE WAY 4 (464)
 MISS SCARLET 5413             6   7  0    25       GOTTA GET A CLUE (498)
 NIGHTFALL 5414                6   7  0    25       GOTTA GET A CLUE (498)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PROF. PLUM 5415               5   8  0    23       GOTTA GET A CLUE (498)
-SLAID CLEAVES 5409            1   1  0    22       THE RED BLADES (125)
 GUDGE 5410                    3  10  1    20       GOTTA GET A CLUE (498)
 COL. MUSTARD 5411             4   6  0    18       GOTTA GET A CLUE (498)
-WHIRLWIND 5408                2   0  0    17       MADTOWN (358)
 PINOT GRIGIO 5333             3   0  1    16       BARHOPPERS II (434)
-KRISTY 5407                   2   0  0    12       AMAZONS (493)
-PROPHET MUSE 5401             2   2  0    10       TEAM CHAOS (497)
-DIVINE DEVIL 5399             1   2  1     7       TEAM CHAOS (497)
-RIALTO 5396                   1   4  0     7       THE RED BLADES (125)
-BROKEN HALO 5397              1   3  0     6       TEAM CHAOS (497)
 DOLLY LLAMA 5405              0   2  0     6       FUNKY FOLK (469)
-AVENGELINA 5417               0   1  0     1       TEAM CHAOS (497)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
COSMOPOLITAN 5336       0  2 0 BARHOPPERS II 434    MARTIN SHEW           577  NONE
SALTY DOG 5334          0  2 0 BARHOPPERS II 434    TALMOR THE TROLL      577  NONE
FLAGITIOUS 5419         0  1 0 MASTERS OF SIN 119   PINOT GRIGIO 5333     577   
UNTAMED ANGER 5400      2  1 0 TEAM CHAOS 497       COREY 5365            573  NOT REVENGED

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Well, not too bad of an overall turn back for the Barhoppers stables.  3-3 with one
DA.  Not shabby.  It'll take me a couple of turns to get all the built up trash out
from around my guildhouse so I can start training these guys back up to where they
should be at.  A couple of guys will be night fighting this turn, so that'll take
some time to get them built up as well.  But to all, it's good to be back home, and I
look forward to crossing you all on the sands. -- Apex, Mgr. of Barhoppers and
Barhoppers II

To the Keeper of the Lists -- I know I saw where you were going to be doing an update
of managers in all the arenas, or at least I thought I read that, but if you could be
so kind as to share with me what you have here currently, I'd appreciate it.  Thank
you! -- Apex

Bloodfeud Man -- Pshah. -- X. Rolph Tupp

Rose O'sharon -- I think I should have stayed home that day. -- Foirene Ilmer

Ocean Blue -- How is this a sin?  I'm not getting it. -- Elindor Imarda

Aikido -- Oh, JUST what I needed, a new Kung-Fu Master. -- Trellin Xiss

Prophet Muse -- Say something in prophesy, go on, I want to hear it. -- Feder Jornis
P.S.  That's a kind of poetic language, right?  Like poesy, but stronger.

     As threatened, here is a current manager list for this arena.  Let me know if
     I've gotten anyone's name wrong! -- The Saint, keeper of lists
     AMAZONS           ?             GOTTA GET A CLUE     ?
     BARHOPPERS        Apex          MADTOWN              Namenlos
     BARHOPPERS II     Apex          MASTERS OF SIN       Sin
     DARK FORCES       Irascible     TEAM CHAOS           ?
     ERRATA            JE            THE MIDDLE WAY 4     Nolan Orgel, team captain
     FUNKY FOLK        Papa Bear     THE RED BLADES       Bill the Bard

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

SALTY DOG was butchered by TALMOR THE TROLL in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
COSMOPOLITAN was butchered by MARTIN SHEW in a 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
BLOODFEUD MAN was subdued by X. ROLPH TUPP in a 1 minute Challenge melee.
ROSE O'SHARON narrowly defeated CROWN ROYAL in a 2 minute Challenge fight.
OCEAN BLUE bested FOIRENE ILMER in a 2 minute Challenge fight.
PHIL ANDERER overpowered MISS SCARLET in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge match.
SHOOTER GIRL devastated GUDGE in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge duel.
DOLLY LLAMA was bested by COL. MUSTARD in a 4 minute bloody Challenge match.
PINOT NOIR overcame FEDER JORNIS in a 2 minute Challenge fight.
KEG STAND unbelievably bested NARCISSISTIC in a 2 minute Title duel.
JUST A WIN outwaited VETERAN MERCENARY in a action packed 11 minute fight.
TRELLIN XISS vanquished PROF. PLUM in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
NIGHTFALL was savagely defeated by ELINDOR IMARDA in a 1 minute gory melee.
PINOT GRIGIO slew FLAGITIOUS in a 2 minute bloody novice's match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|TOTAL PARRY                      4         PARRY-LUNGE        2 -   1 -  0      67  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    4         TOTAL PARRY       27 -  17 -  0      61  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    4         WALL OF STEEL     25 -  20 -  2      56  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         STRIKING ATTACK   10 -   9 -  1      53  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         SLASHING ATTACK   21 -  21 -  0      50  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         LUNGING ATTACK    35 -  36 -  2      49  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         BASHING ATTACK    23 -  25 -  1      48  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         AIMED BLOW         8 -   9 -  0      47  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-RIPOSTE     11 -  14 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   6 -  0       0  |

Turn 577 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
TOTAL PARRY      KEG STAND 5257             17   2  0  104 BARHOPPERS (429)
SLASHING ATTACK  NARCISSISTIC 3594           8   4  1   86 MASTERS OF SIN (119)
BASHING ATTACK   ROSE O'SHARON 5393          6   1  0   73 FUNKY FOLK (469)
LUNGING ATTACK   CROWN ROYAL 5274           11   8  0   61 BARHOPPERS (429)

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is X. ROLPH TUPP 5287.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was CROWN ROYAL 5274.  The ten other most popular fighters were ROSE O'SHARON 
5393, FOIRENE ILMER 5353, NARCISSISTIC 3594, DOLLY LLAMA 5405, FEDER JORNIS 5360, 
PHIL ANDERER 5404, ELINDOR IMARDA 5381, PINOT GRIGIO 5333, X. ROLPH TUPP 5287, and 
OCEAN BLUE 3677.

The least popular fighter this week was JUST A WIN 3369.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were NIGHTFALL 5414, PROF. PLUM 5415, COL. MUSTARD 5411, GUDGE 5410, MISS 
SCARLET 5413, BLOODFEUD MAN 3595, COSMOPOLITAN 5336, SALTY DOG 5334, FLAGITIOUS 5419, 
and TRELLIN XISS 5321.