DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/23/2008    Duedate: 07/05/2008

CALEAM ARENA

DM-26    TURN-582

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

IRIS
MENAGERIE (228)
(26-4228) [16-6-1,106]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

IRIS                           GUT BUSTER
MENAGERIE (228)                ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)
(26-4228) [16-6-1,106]         (26-4750) [7-2-0,60]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

IRIS                           HEART BREAKER
MENAGERIE (228)                ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)
(26-4228) [16-6-1,106]         (26-4752) [7-2-0,56]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. MEDAL OF HONOR F7 (481)     27
2. ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)         19      MENAGERIE (228)
3. GOLDEN CANYON (290)          4      Unchartered Team
4. STEEL CRUSADE (477)          0
5. MENAGERIE (228)             -1      ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)       31  12  1 72.1   1/ 2*ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)      11  3 0
 2/ 2 MENAGERIE (228)          145  85  8 63.0   2/ 5 MENAGERIE (228)           7  2 0
 3/ 3*MEDAL OF HONOR F7 (481)   12   8  1 60.0   3/ 1*MEDAL OF HONOR F7 (481)   7  8 1
 4/ 4 GOLDEN CANYON (290)      634 774 22 45.0   4- 4 STEEL CRUSADE (477)       5  4 1
 5- 5 STEEL CRUSADE (477)      154 193  7 44.4   5/ 3 GOLDEN CANYON (290)       4 11 0
 6/ 0*W.A.B.O.S. (75)            4   7  0 36.4   6/ 0*W.A.B.O.S. (75)           0  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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                          ---===ANDORIAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 297): UNHOLY TERROR of BLOOD RITES (Wretch, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 596): CHIEF SITTING BULL of BULLDOGS (Kennelworth, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 595): STEWART of OTAGO HIGHLANDERS (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 588): DONDRIC of KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellumbo, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 585): MORLIN POOLE of KRILL CAVALRY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 584): KEG STAND of BARHOPPERS (Apex, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 581): IRIS of MENAGERIE (Ichabod Frothingslosh, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 577): IRISH CREAM of RED DOG GANG (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 547): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 538): RAMBLING OX of WANDERERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 529): GODZILLA of THE BEARS II (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 245): PAINFUL PANSY of FLOWER GIRLS (Lady Fern, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 431): DIMAGGIO oF 1949 YANKEES (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 198): TRYPTOPHAN of SUPERIOR FORCES (Manager, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 481): AXLY HIMSELF of GERFEL'S FRIENDS (Generalissimo Puerco)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 297): CONSANGUINEOUS (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 596): BULLDOGS (Kennelworth, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 585): ALL THE MUN'S MEN (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 588): KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellumbo, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 585): MEDAL OF HONOR F3 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 584): BARHOPPERS (Apex, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 581): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 577): RED DOG GANG (Jojra, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 547): MEDAL OF HONOR G1 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 538): MEDAL OF HONOR H3 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 529): DEATHTONGUE (Technogeek, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 245): BLOOD AND GUTS! (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 431): 1949 YANKEES (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 198): THE ZOO (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 481): SUPERIOR FORCES (Manager, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                   ----------------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 296): HAMMURABI of SMITHSONIAN (Curator, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 596): CHIEF SITTING BULL of BULLDOGS (Kennelworth, mgr.)
                               DELIA'S GONE of ELFQUEST (Armalias, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 594): MOLYNEUX of OTAGO HIGHLANDERS (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 587): CHUCKER ISTTA of MIDDLE WAY 15 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 576): PRIVATE PERNA of LENPROS (Lenpro, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 547): PARTICLE MAN of NEUROMANCERS (Rude Buddha, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

Well, normally these things are written by the DM, but I think that this time, I'll
be doing the talking.

Please allow me to introduce myself, I'm a man of wealth and taste.  I've been around
for a long, long year....

Or not.  Anyway, you can call me Ichabod Frothingslosh, of the late Frothingslosh
Syndicate.  I've come and gone from DM a couple times now, but I initially started
playing back in either 1987 or 1988, back when I was still in high school.  Caleam
was my third arena, having started in Sibikhas (37) and then expanded to Caer (48),
and Menagerie is my second team here.  I don't even recall the name of the first, but
it pretty much sucked.

I have to say that it pains me to see Caleam down to 5 active teams.  Way back when,
this arena had playing, at the same time: Mob Boss/Skrag (Pretty in Pink), Doc
Legrand (Doc Legrand's Lab), Crip (Worldwide Gore), Silk (Blackshirts), and Detective
Kellumbo (Headbangers, as Sablon-O-Vlad), along with a dozen or so folks I can't even
recall these days.  Even when I came back in 2002-2003, there were a few more guys
than this.

Ah, well, enough misty-eyed reminiscing, I guess I'll see you all on the sands.

                                      SPY REPORT

     Greetings warriors!  It is I, Zontani Sharp Eyes, here to bring report of the 
clash and bustle of the weekly CALEAM games.  Former top team MEDAL OF HONOR F7 was 
unseated this week as ULTRA-VIOLENT moved up from 2nd ranking to take the top spot 
with a 4-0-0 record for the round.  Warriors--remember that glory waits always around 
the corner!  Witness how this week MENAGERIE went 3-2-0 to move up 3 in the rankings. 
Did only my eyes note the 4-0-0 record which ULTRA-VIOLENT managed to post this 
round?  I don't doubt that such a record will draw challengers!  DEATH RATTLE caught 
the eye of many in the gladiatorial commission as he skillfully bested VHOU WANGO and 
was awarded 13 points in recognition.  In one of the week's more notable duels, 
KUNG-FU MASTER put down DRALION, causing her to lose 20 points of recognition in the 
process.  Although NOBLE ASSASSIN made a valiant effort, it did not suffice to topple 
the reign of victorious IRIS.  No confirmation, but my sources claim that the top 
team has gained their position using magical aids.  Charmed weapons perhaps?   
     But come now, let us look deeper into the maze of contention and crossed blades 
that is city CALEAM.  I saw one fighter that warriors avoided when this week's 
challenge seeking began.  STEEL CRUSADE is feared.  This much I can say.  Methinks 
more than a few here could name the guild it was that spent the better part of last 
week avoiding STEEL CRUSADE.  Indeed it was MENAGERIE.   
     What warrior does not hone his years, impatiently waiting for the moment of his 
foe's mortality?  Dark alleys may hide both secrets and assassins.  In the arena 
there is only the brightness of steel.  Keep vigil always!   
     A thought before I go.  Each warrior practices one style, but must not the wise 
manager learn the secrets of them all?  More than a sharp eye must I keep, indeed a 
stout pair of legs must I keep as well!  The endless paths of Alastari await me!  
Till next we meet remember - the pen is mightier than the sword, but a maul is a 
different story!-- Zontani Sharp Eyes  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 IRIS 4228                    16   6  1   106       MENAGERIE (228)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BORDERLINE 4195              12  10  2    98       MENAGERIE (228)
-CALONYMUS 4721               14  13  0    91       STEEL CRUSADE (477)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ALEGRIA 4291                 14   3  1    90       MENAGERIE (228)
 DRALION 4303                 12   4  0    79       MENAGERIE (228)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SUZETTE CREPPAY 4746         14   4  1    61       GOLDEN CANYON (290)
 GUT BUSTER 4750               7   2  0    60       ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)
 SHORT ORDER JOE 4745         12   9  0    57       GOLDEN CANYON (290)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HEART BREAKER 4752            7   2  0    56       ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)
 FLESH FLAYER 4751             6   3  1    45       ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)
-DINK GRUNTLING 4748           8   6  0    44       STEEL CRUSADE (477)
 SOLDIER 22 4768               4   0  0    42       MEDAL OF HONOR F7 (481)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 COROT TORO 4743               8  16  0    40       GOLDEN CANYON (290)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-CNUT CNUKLZ 4747              6   9  1    31       STEEL CRUSADE (477)
 HERSHEL WILLIAMS 4767         3   1  1    29       MEDAL OF HONOR F7 (481)
 HARRY MICHAEL 4766            2   2  0    29       MEDAL OF HONOR F7 (481)
 SPITZIN 4772                  3   0  0    28       GOLDEN CANYON (290)
 KETTELMAN 4749                6   6  0    24       GOLDEN CANYON (290)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-KNEE BREAKER 4770             2   1  0    22       ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)
 SOLDIER 23 4765               2   2  0    14       MEDAL OF HONOR F7 (481)
 DEATH RATTLE 4773             1   1  0    14       ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)
 VHOU WANGO 477                2   1  0     7       W.A.B.O.S. (75)
-JUSTIN THYME 4769             1   2  0     7       STEEL CRUSADE (477)
-BUBBA B. BASH 478             1   1  0     6       W.A.B.O.S. (75)
 HOMER WISE 4764               1   3  0     6       MEDAL OF HONOR F7 (481)
-WHITE SPEARS 585              0   1  0     6       W.A.B.O.S. (75)
-PRINCE ADAIR 586              0   1  0     5       W.A.B.O.S. (75)
-SPIKE OZGA 481                1   1  0     4       W.A.B.O.S. (75)
 JEREMY 4774                   0   1  0     1       MENAGERIE (228)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
FRATSFAN NOBLE          0  0 0                      HERSHEL WILLIAMS 4767 582  NONE
BONE CRUSHER 4754       4  3 0 ULTRA-VIOLENT 479    CNUT CNUKLZ 4747      580  REVENGED

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Dralion -- Well, this is a bit of a challenge.  It sounds like some kind of salad
with exotic greens, but I don't do salads, you know.  Not my "thing."  Still, I might
be able to do something with the plum jam, a sort of jelly-roll effect, to be eaten
WITH the salad.  Which, of course, would have to have plums in it. -- Suzette Creppay

Borderline -- Are you nuts?  I do fast food, I don't have TIME for fancy trimmings.
If they don't like my crown roast with a hat on every rib, they can eat elsewhere. --
Short Order Joe

Gut Buster -- Tricky.  You had me laughing so hard at that totally WEIRD color
combo--avocado, peach, and turquoise?  So DATED--that I wasn't able to give any
attention to the fight. -- Corot Toro

Soldier 22 -- Sort of a "catch" deal, I take it?  I believe my preference is for the
renowned Fifty-Seven Varieties. -- Kettelman

Homer Wise -- Huh, I guess the whole nutmeats weren't such a bad idea after all.  If
they're pecans.  Black walnuts would overpower the dough. -- Spitzin

Calonymus -- Come to me, my friend! -- Suzette

Heart Breaker -- It's true that liver and onions is not my best dish, especially when
it's my liver. -- Kettelman

Flesh Flayer -- AND a little cayenne pepper, don't forget. -- Short Order Joe

Cnut -- (severely)  Too much vodka and it doesn't matter what kind of borscht it is.
-- Kettelman

Jorja -- Looks like I'm going to have to have a little chat with Borderline.  I don't
know what he has against your team, but despite appearances I'm *NOT* sending him out
there to try to get kills! -- Ichabod

Cnut Cnuklz -- I got the revenge without declaring an actual bloodfeud, that
shouldn't count.  Let Death Rattle get a shot then it'll be over. -- Flesh Flayer
P.S.  I prefer pigs cnuklz.

All -- Most challenged warrior, you're going to make me blush.  Bring on whomever
wants to go a few rounds.  I'm an equal opportunity impaler. -- Heart Breaker

31 May 2008
Any and all who live in the 805 area, I would like for you to call me so we can get
together for BBQ's, softball games, and so on.  It has been a while since the last
get together (several years).  It was a blast and I am sure the next one will be
also.  We just have to do it.  All alliances are welcome.  Just because my warriors
leave your warrior beaten and bloody in defeat does not mean we can't have a beer or
five together.  I'll even buy the first round.  So call 805-588-3419 and ask for Dave
a.k.a. Misfit, former member of the Green and Purple Polka Dot Alliance (GAPPDA).

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

IRIS devastated NOBLE ASSASSIN in a action packed 1 minute mismatched Title fight.
DRALION was overcome by KUNG-FU MASTER in a 2 minute match.
BORDERLINE overpowered SUZETTE CREPPAY in a 1 minute mismatched duel.
ALEGRIA devastated SHORT ORDER JOE in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
GUT BUSTER subdued COROT TORO in a 1 minute competition.
HEART BREAKER viciously subdued AMBITIOUS GUARD in a 3 minute gory duel.
FLESH FLAYER bested HARRY MICHAEL in a 2 minute master vs. amateur match.
SOLDIER 22 overpowered KETTELMAN in a 1 minute uneven melee.
HERSHEL WILLIAMS slaughtered FRATSFAN NOBLE in a 1 minute uneven duel.
VHOU WANGO was defeated by DEATH RATTLE in a 4 minute beginner's duel.
HOMER WISE was overpowered by SPITZIN in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
SOLDIER 23 handily defeated JEREMY in a 1 minute one-sided bout.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   7         AIMED BLOW         5 -   2 -  1      71  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    4         STRIKING ATTACK   14 -   7 -  0      67  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         LUNGING ATTACK    28 -  16 -  1      64  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         WALL OF STEEL     24 -  14 -  1      63  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         BASHING ATTACK     6 -   4 -  0      60  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         PARRY-STRIKE       4 -   3 -  0      57  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         TOTAL PARRY        5 -   5 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-LUNGE       14 -  14 -  0      50  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         SLASHING ATTACK    0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 582 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        1 -  0     STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  2         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
LUNGING ATTACK     5 -  2     WALL OF STEEL      1 -  3         3  WALL OF STEEL  
AIMED BLOW         2 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  PARRY-LUNGE    
PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         1  AIMED BLOW     
                              SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  0         1  STRIKING ATTACK
                              BASHING ATTACK     0 -  0         1  TOTAL PARRY    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   IRIS 4228                  16   6  1  106 MENAGERIE (228)

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       BORDERLINE 4195            12  10  2   98 MENAGERIE (228)
STRIKING ATTACK  DRALION 4303               12   4  0   79 MENAGERIE (228)
WALL OF STEEL    SUZETTE CREPPAY 4746       14   4  1   61 GOLDEN CANYON (290)
PARRY-LUNGE      HEART BREAKER 4752          7   2  0   56 ULTRA-VIOLENT (479)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is IRIS 4228.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
HEART BREAKER 4752.  The ten other most popular fighters were IRIS 4228, SOLDIER 22 
4768, VHOU WANGO 477, DRALION 4303, BORDERLINE 4195, ALEGRIA 4291, GUT BUSTER 4750, 
FLESH FLAYER 4751, HARRY MICHAEL 4766, and HERSHEL WILLIAMS 4767.

The least popular fighter this week was JEREMY 4774.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were HOMER WISE 4764, DEATH RATTLE 4773, KETTELMAN 4749, COROT TORO 4743, 
SHORT ORDER JOE 4745, SUZETTE CREPPAY 4746, SOLDIER 23 4765, SPITZIN 4772, HERSHEL 
WILLIAMS 4767, and HARRY MICHAEL 4766.