DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 04/17/2013    Duedate: 04/30/2013

LAPUR ARENA

DM-29    TURN-708

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

ANSHIN
BLACK SAMURAI (166)
(29-4861) [25-16-0,104]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

ANSHIN                         GASOLINE DREAMS
BLACK SAMURAI (166)            STANKONIA (477)
(29-4861) [25-16-0,104]        (29-5739) [5-2-1,52]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

WINTERSONG                     WINTERSONG
CARDOW HUNTERS (359)           CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
(29-5783) [20-15-0,95]         (29-5783) [20-15-0,95]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

CARDOW HUNTERS (359)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. BLACK SAMURAI (166)         29
2. STANKONIA (477)             29      BLACK SAMURAI (166)
3. ARCANE PHARMACY (401)       22      Unchartered Team
4. EVIL EATER BUNNIES (482)     0
5. THE TAKEN (173)              0      STANKONIA (477)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 2*EVIL EATER BUNNIES (482)   4   2  0 66.7   1/ 1 CARDOW HUNTERS (359)      6  9 0
 2- 3 BOHICA (449)             151  99  3 60.4   2- 2 BOHICA (449)              4  1 1
 3/ 0*STANKONIA (477)           15  12  2 55.6   3/ 5 BLACK SAMURAI (166)       4  3 0
 4- 4 THE TAKEN (173)          613 552 30 52.6   4/ 3 ARCANE PHARMACY (401)     4  3 0
 5/ 5 BLACK SAMURAI (166)      415 401 23 50.9   5/ 4*SHADOWMIST (491)          4  4 1
 6/ 1*SHADOWMIST (491)           4   4  1 50.0   6/ 0*STANKONIA (477)           3  2 0
 7- 6 CLAN CROW (456)          193 194 15 49.9   7- 6 THE TAKEN (173)           2  3 0
 8/ 8 CARDOW HUNTERS (359)     701 845 15 45.3   8- 8 CLAN CROW (456)           1  1 0
 9/ 9 ARCANE PHARMACY (401)     20  37  1 35.1   9- 9*EVIL EATER BUNNIES (482)  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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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 720): BARELY LEGAL of IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 722): ELEVENTH of BLUE NOTE (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 674): GOLDENEYE of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 716): WREN of GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 718): WELL DON of GARBAGE PAIL KIDS (Kharadmon, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 709): LT MUELLER of 82ND ILLINOIS (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 710): SHARK NORMAN of MAN OR BEAST? (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 357): THE INFLUENCER of LORD OF DISCIPLINE (Longshot, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 707): THE CLEAR of ARCANE PHARMACY (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 355): THRALL of THE STORM REAVERS (?, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 704): DEVLIN DE SEGIZE of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 701): WARTLESS WITCH of HALLOWEINERS (The Dark One)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 693): FREE CHEESE!! Of HAPPY FUN TIME (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 651): ARCHERS OF LOAF of UNC COLLEGE RADIO (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 332): ROSELYN of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 327): BLIZZARD of FAST FOOD (Madwand, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 313): 4-H of LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 583): KASPAR of MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 568): HOFFA of BUGS, SLUGS & THUGS (A-Sop, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 550): HAN SOLO of STAR WARS (Sir Jessie Jest, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 544): NORVAN TEN KOGAN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 262): MRALISSA LOON of MIDDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 505): JACK PENDELTON of MEDAL OF HONOR (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 500): STREGOICA of DARKSTALKER2 (Hombre, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 491): STEAMED MUSCLES of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 608): BILBO BAGGINNI of MIDDLE ITALY (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 720): SERPENTS HOLD 3 (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 722): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 674): ARCANE ROYALTY (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 716): CRUCIAL TAUNT (Daikkan, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 718): GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 709): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 710): CUNNING RUNTS (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 357): LORD OF DISCIPLINE (Longshot, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 707): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 355): BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 704): DRAGON RIDERS (Daikkan, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 701): BIG LAKE BANDITS (Den, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 693): HAPPY FUN TIME (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 651): TOLBIN'S X-MEN (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 332): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 327): LAND OF OZ (Oz, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 313): LIFE IMAPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 583): MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 568): RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 550): MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 544): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 262): MIDDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 505): MEDAL OF HONOR (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 500): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 491): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 608): DIRT DEVILS et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 722): ELEVENTH of BLUE NOTE (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 674): GOLDENEYE of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
                (turn 673): ADELITA of ARCANE ROYALTY (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 355): POSTAGE of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 703): TRUST BUSTER 1 of SEGUE CARTEL (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
                          SIR VEILLANCE of SECRET SQUIRRELS (Gentleben, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 701): WARTLESS WITCH of HALLOWEINERS (The Dark One)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 327): BLIZZARD of FAST FOOD (Madwand, mgr.)
                               SLUGBAIT of I HATE THEM (Rillion, mgr.)
                               WRATH of OBSIDIAN ORDER (Skaven, mgr.)
                   (turn 326): SOUTH SPOON of OTTODROME TW (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 312): MOLDAR NAY of MIDDLE WAY 6 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 504): MARISAN TEN MEDARIN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Good day, in LAPUR a quiet thief gets rich, but a quiet spymaster gets poor.  So 
bring me ale and harken to my tidbits of news.  And let's see, GASOLINE DREAMS fought 
SNOWFLAKE and gained 21 points and contributed to STANKONIA's 3-2-0.  MS JACKSON has 
lost to HEAVENLY BLUE, falling 7 points, while helping make STANKONIA a 3-2-0 turn.  
Due to his absence and inability to defend the throne, THE CLEAR has lost the title 
of Duelmaster.  And not without some honor, ANSHIN now claims the title and throne of 
Duelmaster of LAPUR.  Tell me, is nothing sacred?  I have heard from unimpeachable 
sources that The Burning Tree uses trolls in their stew.  Talk about gristle!   
     The crowd's roar, the smell of iron and leather, mixed with sweat, what more 
could a warrior ask of life?  Well, besides that.  THE TAKEN has cause to stand tall, 
as they were LAPUR's most avoided team.  A smart manager knows this is a team to 
beat.  And guess who avoided THE TAKEN stable the most?  Believe it or not, it was 
BLACK SAMURAI.  Anyone surprised?  Well, sports fans, take notice that CHISAHARU from 
BLACK SAMURAI was LAPUR's most challenged warrior this turn.   
     We only live a short time in this world, so why not take a sharp blade, and 
shave it close?  You gotta do what you gotta do.  BLACK SAMURAI has sent CHISAHARU to 
the Dark Arena.  The deed is done.  Lift the ale, and toast the memory.  A brave 
warrior does not carry a red shield, he has nothing to cover or hide when the fight 
is over.  Consider well.   
     I like this place, LAPUR, the taverns have old wine, and young serving girls.  
Who could ask for more?  Well, I'm burning daylight here in LAPUR and I've a long 
road ahead of me.  Happy Trails.  Until the sun next rises and my pen sets to paper-- 
Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ANSHIN 4861                  25  16  0   104       BLACK SAMURAI (166)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-THE CLEAR 4632               13   2  0   177       ARCANE PHARMACY (401)
 WINTERSONG 5783              20  15  0    95       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
-CALYPSO 5710                 15   8  0    95       BOHICA (449)
-DEADMAU5 5779                 7   2  1    93       BOHICA (449)
-SPIN MCDUECAN 5728           15  11  2    92       CLAN CROW (456)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-HOPE 3988                    19  12  0    87       THE TAKEN (173)
-CAIRRAIG AMADAN 5518         21  15  0    84       CLAN CROW (456)
-DIVERGENT 5803                7   1  0    74       BOHICA (449)
-BUZZARD 3995                 19  11  0    69       THE TAKEN (173)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-ENIGMA 4466                   7   5  1    65       THE TAKEN (173)
-THE WHITE RABBIT 5815         4   2  0    63       EVIL EATER BUNNIES (482)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-RAVAGE 4444                   8   7  0    53       THE TAKEN (173)
 SNOWFLAKE 5781                8  28  0    52       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GASOLINE DREAMS 5739          5   2  1    52       STANKONIA (477)
-AVOX 5823                     5   3  0    48       BOHICA (449)
 HEAVENLY BLUE 4714            4   6  1    48       ARCANE PHARMACY (401)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SINISTER FINN 5862            5   7  1    31       CLAN CROW (456)
 INSLUMNATIONAL 5830           3   0  0    31       STANKONIA (477)
-HAMBONE 4512                  3   3  0    25       THE TAKEN (173)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-PERILOUS QUINN 5869           4   5  0    21       CLAN CROW (456)
 MS JACKSON 5738               2   5  1    21       STANKONIA (477)
 STEFAN 5924                   2   0  0    21       SHADOWMIST (491)
 SUMIRE 5885                   1   0  0    15       BLACK SAMURAI (166)
 SOUL GOLD GRILL 5805          1   0  0    11       STANKONIA (477)
-SHAMROCK SHAMUS 5904          2   0  0    10       CLAN CROW (456)
 SERENA 5923                   1   1  0    10       SHADOWMIST (491)
 MORNING THUNDER 5931          2   0  0     9       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 DREKENMOSS 5922               1   1  1     9       SHADOWMIST (491)
 STORMRUNNER 5906              1   5  0     8       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 DANCING CAT 5905              0   6  0     6       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 ASTOR 5921                    0   2  0     2       SHADOWMIST (491)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
BABY ASPIRIN 5915       0  1 0 ARCANE PHARMACY 401  ARENAMASTER KYAL      708  NONE
CHISAHARU 5180         17 13 0 BLACK SAMURAI 166    HEINOUS BEAST         708  NONE
WINDFLOWER 5772        22 13 1 CARDOW HUNTERS 359   DEADMAU5 5779         706   
SO CLEAN 5740           3  3 0 STANKONIA 477        SHAMBLING MOUND       708  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Butterface -- Yes, and you upset my stomach, too. -- Snowflake

Deadman 5 -- It happens.  Regretable, but true. -- Ghost of Windflower

Anshin -- Ah!  I wasn't sure I had that in me. -- Wintersong
P.S.  I could've used a skill, though.

The Ambitious Guard?  Ha. -- Snowflake

Stefan -- My record remains unbroken.  I don't seem to be cut out for this life. --
Dancing Cat

Serena -- I was smitten by your beauty?  And your sword, of course. -- Stormrunner

Astor -- Thank you for this promising beginning to my career.  And as for your
beginning, well, you have nowhere to go but up! -- Morning Thunder

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

CHISAHARU was butchered by HEINOUS BEAST in a 2 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
SO CLEAN was slaughtered by SHAMBLING MOUND in a 1 minute Dark Arena battle.
BABY ASPIRIN was easily killed by ARENAMASTER KYALL in a 1 minute Dark Arena match.
WINTERSONG was unbelievably bested by ANSHIN in a 6 minute master's Title brawl.
SNOWFLAKE was demolished by GASOLINE DREAMS in a 1 minute mismatched competition.
HEAVENLY BLUE vanquished MS JACKSON in a 1 minute mismatched fight.
INSLUMNATIONAL overpowered DANCING CAT in a 1 minute mismatched brawl.
STORMRUNNER was overpowered by STEFAN in a 1 minute uneven melee.
MORNING THUNDER won victory over ASTOR in a 1 minute beginner's duel.
DREKENMOSS was savagely defeated by SUMIRE in a 2 minute gory beginner's duel.
SERENA was outlasted by SOUL GOLD GRILL in a tiring 15 minute 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         LUNGING ATTACK    16 -   8 -  1      67  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      4         WALL OF STEEL     12 -   8 -  0      60  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  4         TOTAL PARRY       20 -  15 -  0      57  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         AIMED BLOW        17 -  13 -  1      57  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         SLASHING ATTACK    7 -   6 -  0      54  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         BASHING ATTACK    12 -  12 -  3      50  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-LUNGE        3 -   6 -  0      33  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         STRIKING ATTACK   13 -  27 -  3      33  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-STRIKE       2 -   5 -  0      29  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      4 -  10 -  1      29  |

Turn 708 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         2 -  0     STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  3         4  TOTAL PARRY    
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  1     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         3  WALL OF STEEL  
TOTAL PARRY        2 -  2     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         1  SLASHING ATTACK
                              PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         1  STRIKING ATTACK
                              SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  1         1  AIMED BLOW     
                              BASHING ATTACK     0 -  2         1  BASHING ATTACK 
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  1     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
TOTAL PARRY      ANSHIN 4861                25  16  0  104 BLACK SAMURAI (166)
WALL OF STEEL    WINTERSONG 5783            20  15  0   95 CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
AIMED BLOW       GASOLINE DREAMS 5739        5   2  1   52 STANKONIA (477)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is WINTERSONG 5783.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was WINTERSONG 5783.  The ten other most popular fighters were SUMIRE 5885, ANSHIN 
4861, GASOLINE DREAMS 5739, HEAVENLY BLUE 4714, MORNING THUNDER 5931, CHISAHARU 5180, 
MS JACKSON 5738, INSLUMNATIONAL 5830, STEFAN 5924, and DREKENMOSS 5922.

The least popular fighter this week was SOUL GOLD GRILL 5805.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were SERENA 5923, ASTOR 5921, STORMRUNNER 5906, DANCING CAT 5905, 
SNOWFLAKE 5781, BABY ASPIRIN 5915, SO CLEAN 5740, DREKENMOSS 5922, STEFAN 5924, and 
INSLUMNATIONAL 5830.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

THE CLEAR (29-4632) ARCANE PHARMACY (401)
WINTERSONG (29-5783) CARDOW HUNTERS (359)