DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 09/29/2004    Duedate: 10/12/2004

LAPUR ARENA

DM-29    TURN-485

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

TALL TREE
CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
(29-4380) [23-31-0,110]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

TALL TREE                      LEXINGTON
CARDOW HUNTERS (359)           DARK GLORY (395)
(29-4380) [23-31-0,110]        (29-4580) [4-0-0,52]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

LUCIUS                         TALL TREE
EQUESTORS (158)                CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
(29-4406) [23-20-2,97]         (29-4380) [23-31-0,110]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

CROC FILES (374)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. CROC FILES (374)            39
2. DARK GLORY (395)            27SHREW CAN IT BE NOW (309)
3. CARDOW HUNTERS (359)         9      Unchartered Team
4. DEATH THREAT (376)           0
5. BLACK SAMURAI (166)          0      DARK GLORY (395)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1*WYRMS OF SCOURGE (394)     4   0  0  100   1/ 2 CROC FILES (374)         11  4 0
 2/ 2*DARK GLORY (395)           8   1  0 88.9   2/ 1 EQUESTORS (158)           9  6 1
 3- 4 DEATH THREAT (376)        99  79 14 55.6   3/ 3*DARK GLORY (395)          3  1 0
 4/ 3 SHREW CAN IT BE NO (309)  88  71  9 55.3   4- 4 BLACK SAMURAI (166)       3  2 0
 5/ 5 CROC FILES (374)         192 155 14 55.3   5/ 6 CARDOW HUNTERS (359)      3  9 0
 6- 6 BLACK SAMURAI (166)      256 257 20 49.9   6- 5 DEATH THREAT (376)        2  2 0
 7/ 7 EQUESTORS (158)          502 548 39 47.8   7- 7*WYRMS OF SCOURGE (394)    1  0 0
 8/ 9 CARDOW HUNTERS (359)     196 271  7 42.0   8/ 9 ECHL-EAST (313)           1  1 0
 9/ 8 ECHL-EAST (313)           10  14  0 41.7   9/ 8 SHREW CAN IT BE NO (309)  1  5 0

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                      SPY REPORT

     Oh, hi.  Its just little 'ol Debby Tonte.  Thought I'd check out LAPUR to see 
what's new.  Like, EQUESTORS had to be so embarrassed when they got kicked off #1 
spot by CROC FILES!  Way to go CROC FILES!  MVP award for CASSIE?  CROC FILES' proud 
of her after beating STONETOOTH and getting 12 points.  Talk about yer big time 
losers!  TINY got smashed by AMIE, and lost 9 points!  Was that a tear I saw in TALL 
TREE's eye, as he took over Duelmastership?  And wasn't MACRINUS fit to be tied!  Who 
was the wiseguy that said LAPUR's Duelmaster was paying for drinks at The Burning 
Tree?  Don't look at me!   
     Look, you guys stick to fighting, all right?  The warriors of DEATH THREAT must 
be getting lonely.  They were the most avoided team.  Do you guys know something that 
I don't?  I don't know what DARK GLORY's been doing.  They certainly haven't been 
accepting many fights from DEATH THREAT, that's fer sher.  Can CARDOW HUNTERS' BLACK 
TIGER be more popular than me?  He was challenged the most, but is that really the 
same?  People were asking me did LEXINGTON REALLY challenge BLACK TIGER?  (all right, 
maybe they didn't, but it sounded good!) It wasn't a spectacular fight, or anything, 
but BLACK TIGER wants me to write about it since he was defeated by LEXINGTON.  
Satisfied?   
     Man, all these warriors dying and killing each other!  Don't you guys ever give 
it a break?  Fight, fight, fight.  Is that all you guys can do?   
     Remember, blood on a purple robe may stain.  Soak it in cold water, and hand 
wash.  I know how much you like reading this stuff, but I really should stop.  Its 
been really albendranius!  Later, guys-- Debby Tonte  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TALL TREE 4380               23  31  0   110       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-ENOSHIMA 4349                28   9  0   112       BLACK SAMURAI (166)
 MUCIANUS 4478                18  11  2   107       EQUESTORS (158)
-SHORT-TAILED SHREW 3747      12   9  0    98       SHREW CAN IT BE NOW (309)
 LUCIUS 4406                  23  20  2    97       EQUESTORS (158)
-SOUTHEASTERN SHREW 3719       9   9  2    92       SHREW CAN IT BE NOW (309)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LEAST SHREW 3513             14  12  1    77       SHREW CAN IT BE NOW (309)
-FURY 3872                     8   3  0    75       ECHL-EAST (313)
-MASHED SHREW 4552             5   4  1    74       SHREW CAN IT BE NOW (309)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 AMIE 4564                     6   4  0    62       CROC FILES (374)
-MACHIGAI 4506                12   3  0    61       BLACK SAMURAI (166)
-SMAUG 4573                    4   0  0    58       WYRMS OF SCOURGE (394)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CHARLIE 4555                  6   7  0    55       CROC FILES (374)
 BLACK TIGER 4436             10  24  0    54       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 LEXINGTON 4580                4   0  0    52       DARK GLORY (395)
 BARNEY 4582                   4   1  0    50       CROC FILES (374)
 TINY 4537                     8  10  0    42       SHREW CAN IT BE NOW (309)
-CHUBON 4381                   3   3  0    42       BLACK SAMURAI (166)
-KOJIRO 4456                   7   5  1    34       BLACK SAMURAI (166)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CASSIE 4574                   5   2  0    33       CROC FILES (374)
 STONETOOTH 4560               6   6  0    24       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-QUICK DEATH 4544              3   3  0    23       DEATH THREAT (376)
 LOUISVILLE 4579               3   1  0    23       DARK GLORY (395)
-EBOLA 4581                    2   0  0    22       DEATH THREAT (376)
 CRISPUS 4562                  3   8  0    17       EQUESTORS (158)
 DOMITIAN 4594                 2   1  1    16       EQUESTORS (158)
-CYANIDE 4567                  0   2  0    14       DEATH THREAT (376)
 LUCY 4588                     2   2  0    12       CROC FILES (374)
-NASHVILLE 4577                1   0  0    10       DARK GLORY (395)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 WALKS SOFTLY 4568             0   8  0     8       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
-PINK EYE 4575                 0   1  0     5       DEATH THREAT (376)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
ACCO 4535              8  6 0 CROC FILES 374        MUCIANUS 4478         481 NOT REVE
ARCH BISHOP 4288       1  1 0 ECHL-EAST 313         DOMITIAN 4594         485         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Black Tiger -- Yeah, might have been a fair fight if not for RSI's completely failed
Recog Point system of determining arena results.  The fact that you had a 19-point
advantage (49 points to 30), along with a 31 FE against a 10 FE had everything to do
with your victory. -- Kojiro of Black Samurai

Louisville -- A valiant effort in challenging Kojiro on the sands, pal!  But it
proved to be a bit too much for you.  Try some challenges against Croc Files, Death
Threat, or the Shrew's.  They're a much bigger threat in this arena than me.

Charlie -- I hate crawling, slimy, swimming, cold-blooded, amphibian or maybe
reptilian things like you!  AAAAAGH! -- Black Tiger

Cassie -- Darn, I came out without my Big Stick.  I've got to remember to bring it
next time. -- Walks Softly

Macrinus -- Well done!  It was a pleasure, in so far as that is possible, to lose
that fight to you.  Can you imagine ME doing a Duel2Dude's column?  No, I didn't
think so.  I can't, either. -- Tall Tree, not the stuff of which a Duel2Dude is made
P.S.  Congratulations.

Crispus -- I didn't bury you in the sand.  No way.  Although I MIGHT have done so if
the Arenamaster hadn't prevented me from knocking you down after the fight was over.
It wasn't with any personal hostility that I attempted that, you understand, but the
script spoke of "burying in the sand," and I just don't see how it would be possible
WITHOUT knocking you down first.  Just common sense, right?  At six-foot-four, there
wasn't ENOUGH sand to bury you standing. -- Stonetooth, logical thinker in an
illogical world (it's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it)

20 September 2004
Azereth has returned!  I am the manager for Scarlet Blades in DM 25.  I was a member
of the Crimson Alliance and the Crimson Brotherhood (which was composed of former CA
members).  I've been out of the game for many (at least 5) years.  I would like to
hear from anyone who remembers me, as well as any Alliance that is seeking to add
experienced managers to their roster.  Contact me at:
     Anthony Wells
     600 W. Shore Dr.
     Stanton, MI  48888
or by personal ads in DM 25.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

LEXINGTON devastated BLACK TIGER in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
CASSIE vanquished STONETOOTH in a 1 minute brutal uneven Challenge battle.
LUCY defeated WALKS SOFTLY in a 2 minute Challenge duel.
MACRINUS was bested by TALL TREE in a popular 6 minute veteran's Title contest.
LUCIUS subdued STRIKE BREAKER in a action packed 1 minute mismatched competition.
MUCIANUS overpowered LEAST SHREW in a 1 minute one-sided struggle.
TINY was devastated by AMIE in a 1 minute one-sided competition.
CHARLIE handily defeated BOND SERVANT in a 1 minute uneven melee.
BARNEY won victory over BOND SERVANT in a action packed 1 minute novice's duel.
LOUISVILLE won victory over CRISPUS in a 3 minute fight.
ARCH BISHOP was slain by DOMITIAN in a popular 1 minute gory beginner's match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         TOTAL PARRY       14 -   7 -  0      67  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   4         LUNGING ATTACK    38 -  25 -  2      60  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         PARRY-LUNGE        7 -   5 -  0      58  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         BASHING ATTACK    25 -  18 -  3      58  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         STRIKING ATTACK   12 -  10 -  0      55  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         WALL OF STEEL      6 -   8 -  0      43  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         SLASHING ATTACK   12 -  19 -  0      39  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         PARRY-STRIKE       5 -   8 -  0      38  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         AIMED BLOW         6 -  11 -  0      35  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   8 -  0       0  |

Turn 485 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
BASHING ATTACK   MUCIANUS 4478              18  11  2  107 EQUESTORS (158)
LUNGING ATTACK   LUCIUS 4406                23  20  2   97 EQUESTORS (158)
SLASHING ATTACK  LEAST SHREW 3513           14  12  1   77 SHREW CAN IT BE NOW (309)
STRIKING ATTACK  AMIE 4564                   6   4  0   62 CROC FILES (374)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is LUCIUS 4406.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
TALL TREE 4380.  The ten other most popular fighters were CRISPUS 4562, LUCY 4588, 
LUCIUS 4406, BARNEY 4582, ARCH BISHOP 4288, LEXINGTON 4580, CASSIE 4574, WALKS SOFTLY 
4568, MUCIANUS 4478, and CHARLIE 4555.

The least popular fighter this week was TINY 4537.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were LEAST SHREW 3513, STONETOOTH 4560, BLACK TIGER 4436, LOUISVILLE 4579, 
AMIE 4564, DOMITIAN 4594, CHARLIE 4555, MUCIANUS 4478, WALKS SOFTLY 4568, and CASSIE 
4574.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

TALL TREE (29-4380) CARDOW HUNTERS (359)

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

MACRINUS (29-4452) EQUESTORS (158)