DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/11/2014    Duedate: 06/24/2014

LAPUR ARENA

DM-29    TURN-738

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

ZOT
THE GUILD (208)
(29-4464) [17-6-1,108]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

ZOT                            POSITION IS EMPTY
THE GUILD (208)                
(29-4464) [17-6-1,108]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

RED MARE                       SHINE
CARDOW HUNTERS (359)           THE TAKEN (173)
(29-5972) [14-10-0,81]         (29-6009) [5-5-0,64]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

THE GUILD (208)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. BLACK SAMURAI (166)         29
2. THE GUILD (208)             19      DEVIATION (488)
3. CARDOW HUNTERS (359)        17      Unchartered Team
4. DEVIATION (488)             16
5. CAVEMEN (480)                1       (153)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 0 DEVIATION (488)           28  14  2 66.7   1/ 3 THE GUILD (208)          12  3 0
 2/ 1 SHADOWMIST (491)          72  63  8 53.3   2/ 1 THE TAKEN (173)          10  5 0
 3/ 2 THE TAKEN (173)          680 607 35 52.8   3/ 4 CARDOW HUNTERS (359)      6  9 0
 4/ 3 BLACK SAMURAI (166)      449 433 24 50.9   4/ 2 SHADOWMIST (491)          5 10 0
 5/ 4 THE GUILD (208)          574 633 22 47.6   5/ 0 DEVIATION (488)           3  2 0
 6/ 5 CARDOW HUNTERS (359)     755 941 15 44.5   6/ 5 BLACK SAMURAI (166)       3  6 0
 7- 6*WORLD BLADES 2 (486)       6   8  0 42.9   7- 7*WORLD BLADES 2 (486)      1  1 0
 8/ 7 CAVEMEN (480)              5   9  1 35.7   8/ 6 CAVEMEN (480)             1  2 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 750): MERCURY of QUEEN (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 752): WARFARIN of PURE POISON (?, mgr>)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 734): LAME OX of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 746): SIR TOO DUMB of THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 748): JUDGEMENT of PANDORA'S CARDS (Var, mgr,)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 739): LEAD BELLY of BODY OF MUSIC (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 740): PUTRID DEFILER of KARNHORN KARNAGE (Var, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 372): TRAVEL of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 737): ZOT of THE GUILD (Guido, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 640): PITCHFORK of USEFUL WEAPONS (Smithy, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 734): APOCALYPSE of ANGELS OF PAIN (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 731): BENJYN BLAYDE of OBSIDIAN HALL (Dameon Darkheart)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 723): FINN MAC KARMEK of CHILDREN OF LLYR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 681): SHADOW FROGGY of BATTLE FROGS 12-15 (Grimm, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 347): BENEZIA of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 342): EXPOSED of HORNY GOAT X (Grimm, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 328): NEFARA of PUBLIC ENEMY (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 613): NICHOLAS of MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 598): STAR of DREAMTIME (Hombre, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 580): SYBO of TREXTRAS (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 574): STAR RUBY of TOLBIN'S GEMS (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 277): URSULA ZAROFF of MIDDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 538): KNOS THE AXE of BATTLEAXE STAMPEDE (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 530): JADE LOTUS of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 521): SILVER SLIM of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 638): NIGHTCAP of DARKLINGS (She-Puppy, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 750): QUEEN (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 752): PURE POISON (?, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 734): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 746): THE GRAIL KNIGHTS (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 748): PANDORA'S CARDS (Var, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 739): QUEENSRYCHE (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 740): THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 372): EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 737): THE TAKEN (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 370): BASH BROS OCEAN (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 734): DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 731): OBSIDIAN HALL (Dameon Darkheart, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 723): FOOT OF PRIDE (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 681): TOLBIN'S X-MEN (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 347): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 342): NUKE TEST (Malaquar, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 328): LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 613): MEN OF STEEL (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 598): UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr>)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 580): MEDAL OF HONOR G10 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 574): TOLBIN'S GEMS (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 277): MIDDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 535): TOLBINS LADIES (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 530): RUNEBLADES (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 521): MEDAL OF HONOR Z2 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 637): BEERBARIANS et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 751): INCREDIBLE HULK of FANTASTIC FIVE II (?, mgr>)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 737): SERENA of SHADOWMIST (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 639): MALICE of ASSASSINATION (Ghab, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 723): FINN MAC KARMEK of CHILDREN OF LLYR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 681): SHADOW FROGGY of BATTLE FROGS 12-15 (Grimm, mgr.)
                 (turn 680): LYRICAL DRUGGIST of ORL 2013K (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 347): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 341): WITCHCRAZE of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
                               CHICKEN A LA KING of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 598): DAISY DAWG of RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 574): DRIVING A ROLLS of BASH BROS EVANGELIST
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 530): JADE LOTUS of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
                                         (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     Well, I have finally fought my way back to the throne.  Guido tells me he's not
sure he's ever had a warrior lose the throne and go that long before taking it again.
Lucky me.  He also says I should get my Invitation as long as I don't fall out of the
Challenger Champs.  I hope to simply win and not have to worry about it.  I have
issued no challenges or avoids, so let the chips fall where they may.
Zot

                                      SPY REPORT

     I can't believe the violence in LAPUR!  I still haven't told Mom I'm writing 
Spyreports.  She'd have a cow!  Well, here we go...  Like, THE TAKEN had to be so 
embarrassed when they got kicked off #1 spot by THE GUILD!  Way to go THE GUILD!  MVP 
award for RISUI?  BLACK SAMURAI's proud of him after beating BAK SHIELDBORN and 
getting 20 points.  Talk about yer major upsets!  BAK SHIELDBORN's match with RISUI 
cost him a loss of 9 points!  Don't you think the Duelmaster is being unfair?  I 
think ZOT should let RED MARE be Duelmaster for a while, without fighting about it.  
Is the Duelmaster really being a real snob to his teammates?  Don't ask me!   
     I gotta admit I haven't been in "deep con caves" with any spies.  Really, I just 
wing this stuff.  THE TAKEN was LAPUR's most avoided team.  Is there some award for 
that?  Is there some deep dark secret why BLACK SAMURAI's been avoiding THE TAKEN so 
much?  Or is it just that they're too scared?   
     Challenges, revenges, Bloodfeuds.  All LAPUR ever talks about is fighting!  Me, 
I'm more laid back.  Hey!  Quit laughing!  Just because SERENA had 14-11-1 was no 
reason for SHADOWMIST to send her to the Dark Arena!  Stop it!  Fight, fight, fight.  
Is that all you guys can do?   
     I really didn't, you know, study when I was a kid.  Who would've guessed I'd be 
a famous Spyreporter?  I'm getting tired of writing this stuff, so I'm calling it 
quits.  Its been really albendranius!  Later, guys-- Debby Tonte  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ZOT 4464                     17   6  1   108       THE GUILD (208)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ALI BOOMBAH YAY 5874          8   0  1    96       DEVIATION (488)
 DRAAF 5955                   16   6  0    91       SHADOWMIST (491)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 YEZURA 5953                  12  10  1    88       THE TAKEN (173)
 RED MARE 5972                14  10  0    81       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 THE PAIN AINT CHEAP 5876      7   2  1    72       DEVIATION (488)
 SANDSTORM 5957               15  11  0    67       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JAYLA 5936                   12  14  5    65       SHADOWMIST (491)
 SHINE 6009                    5   5  0    64       THE TAKEN (173)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PREXUS 5950                  13  11  1    61       SHADOWMIST (491)
 NEKODA 5958                   8  10  0    60       BLACK SAMURAI (166)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 WINDGLASS 5947                8  21  0    50       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 LINNAEUS 5784                 5   7  1    45       CAVEMEN (480)
 DONT CALLME CASSIUS 5998      5   2  0    38       DEVIATION (488)
 GRIEVOUS 6013                 5   2  0    37       THE TAKEN (173)
-ARUBA 5855                    3   1  0    36       WORLD BLADES 2 (486)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ROOKIE MISTAKE 5875           5   5  0    32       DEVIATION (488)
 FLEDGELING 6023               3   0  0    29       THE GUILD (208)
-BELIZE 5854                   2   2  0    29       WORLD BLADES 2 (486)
 TOADSMACKER 6025              2   1  0    28       THE TAKEN (173)
 RISUI 5985                    2   2  0    25       BLACK SAMURAI (166)
 BORAN RAGNARSON 6011          4   4  0    24       THE GUILD (208)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MOSIDAE 6019                  3   1  0    19       THE GUILD (208)
-CAYMEN 5959                   1   0  0    19       WORLD BLADES 2 (486)
 HUNTER 6008                   3   9  0    18       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 WYREN 6022                    2   1  0    16       THE GUILD (208)
 QUEEN FOR A DAY 5913          3   2  0    11       DEVIATION (488)
 SOYUSE 5933                   2   4  0    10       BLACK SAMURAI (166)
 DANCES WITH RAIN 6016         2   3  0     9       CARDOW HUNTERS (359)
 BAK SHIELDBORN 6024           2   1  0     7       THE TAKEN (173)
-TROGLODYTE 5788               0   1  0     7       CAVEMEN (480)
 ANDRE 6026                    0   1  0     1       SHADOWMIST (491)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
SERENA 5923            14 12 1 SHADOWMIST 491       DARK CHAMPION         738  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Nekoda -- Very pleasant surprise! -- Yezura

Sandstorm -- We all shine down here. -- Shine

Boran -- Once again a great fight, my thanks. -- Grievous

Hunter -- Toads, Toads, Toads.  Smack, Smack, Smack! -- Toadsmacker

Congrats to Serena on your invitation. -- Stillgard

Dances with Rain -- Beanpole?  Well, I guess it's all relative. -- Wyren

Serena -- Congratulations on your Invitation.  With any luck, I will soon follow
suit. -- Zot

Grievous -- I'm beginning to not like you very much. -- Boran

Risui -- Um, this is kind of hard to say.  It's been great and all, but I really
think we should fight other people.  It's not you, it's me, but I don't think this
exclusive thing is working out.  You're a great warrior, and I'm sure, in time,
you'll find someone else to fight. -- Mosidae

Soyuse -- Whew. -- Wyren

Dances with Rain -- Unlike my teammate, I think you are better off as a non-dwarf. --
Fledgeling

Wyren -- And have to pluck my WHOLE FACE instead of just my eyebrows?  Gah! -- Dances
With Rain
P.S.  Been a lot of rain to dance with lately, too.

Our congratulations to Serena. -- Jorja and the Cardow Hunters

Two-three.  Oh, well. -- Red Mare, for the Cardow Hunters

Jayla -- Ha!  A killer you may be (typical for a Karnhorn!), but today I was better
than you with a blade.  Works for me! -- Sandstorm

Prexus -- How odd.  I had this sudden image of you as a "class president," and I
don't even know what that IS.  And you asked me to go with you to a "prom."  I think
we've been taken over by a couple of souls in limbo who have weird plans. -- Red Mare

Linnaeus -- I don't CARE what the "official name" of that plant is, okay?  I totally
don't CARE. -- Windglass

I just got smacked with a toad.  Advice to other gladiators, come prepared with toad-
stickers.  I'm probably going to have warts all over my arms!  Horrible. -- Hunter

Fledgeling -- That's even worse than cudgeling. -- Dances with Rain

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

SERENA was butchered by DARK CHAMPION in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
SOYUSE lost to MOSIDAE in a 3 minute Challenge battle.
RISUI handily defeated BAK SHIELDBORN in a 6 minute one-sided Challenge match.
ZOT bested RED MARE in a exciting 1 minute veteran's Title fight.
YEZURA devastated JAYLA in a 1 minute uneven brawl.
DRAAF overpowered SHINE in a crowd pleasing 3 minute one-sided struggle.
ALI BOOMBAH YAY handily defeated DEADLY ASSASSIN in a 2 minute gruesome uneven fight.
THE PAIN AINT CHEAP won victory over PREXUS in a popular 4 minute expert's duel.
SANDSTORM viciously subdued LINNAEUS in a popular 2 minute gory duel.
GRIEVOUS was beaten by WINDGLASS in a 2 minute one-sided melee.
ROOKIE MISTAKE was overpowered by NEKODA in a 2 minute bloody one-sided match.
DONT CALLME CASSIUS unbelievably bested BORAN RAGNARSON in a 1 minute contest.
HUNTER was devastated by FLEDGELING in a 1 minute mismatched bout.
QUEEN FOR A DAY was handily defeated by TOADSMACKER in a 1 minute uneven fight.
DANCES WITH RAIN was savagely defeated by WYREN in a 1 minute beginner's struggle.
ANDRE was bested by IRRITATED HOUSEWIFE in a 2 minute amateur's brawl.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|WALL OF STEEL                    6         TOTAL PARRY        8 -   2 -  0      80  |
|AIMED BLOW                       4         LUNGING ATTACK    17 -   8 -  2      68  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         AIMED BLOW        14 -   7 -  0      67  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    4         PARRY-STRIKE      11 -   7 -  1      61  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      3         WALL OF STEEL     31 -  20 -  2      61  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         PARRY-LUNGE       13 -  13 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     2         PARRY-RIPOSTE     15 -  17 -  1      47  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         SLASHING ATTACK    6 -   9 -  0      40  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         BASHING ATTACK     7 -  17 -  0      29  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         STRIKING ATTACK    7 -  22 -  0      24  |

Turn 738 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         3 -  1     PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  2         4  WALL OF STEEL  
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  1     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  0         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  1     STRIKING ATTACK    0 -  3         2  PARRY-LUNGE    
PARRY-RIPOSTE      2 -  2     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  1         1  TOTAL PARRY    
TOTAL PARRY        1 -  1                                       1  PARRY-STRIKE   
WALL OF STEEL      3 -  3                                       1  AIMED BLOW     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   ZOT 4464                   17   6  1  108 THE GUILD (208)
TOTAL PARRY      DRAAF 5955                 16   6  0   91 SHADOWMIST (491)
WALL OF STEEL    YEZURA 5953                12  10  1   88 THE TAKEN (173)
PARRY-LUNGE      PREXUS 5950                13  11  1   61 SHADOWMIST (491)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    GRIEVOUS 6013               5   2  0   37 THE TAKEN (173)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is RED MARE 5972.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was SHINE 6009.  The ten other most popular fighters were RISUI 5985, THE PAIN AINT 
CHEAP 5876, PREXUS 5950, SANDSTORM 5957, ALI BOOMBAH YAY 5874, ZOT 4464, GRIEVOUS 
6013, NEKODA 5958, WYREN 6022, and MOSIDAE 6019.

The least popular fighter this week was BAK SHIELDBORN 6024.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were DANCES WITH RAIN 6016, QUEEN FOR A DAY 5913, HUNTER 6008, 
ROOKIE MISTAKE 5875, BORAN RAGNARSON 6011, LINNAEUS 5784, JAYLA 5936, RED MARE 5972, 
ANDRE 6026, and TOADSMACKER 6025.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

ZOT (29-4464) THE GUILD (208)

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

SERENA (29-5923) SHADOWMIST (491)

               NEW GRADUATES--FROM ALL ARENAS (INCLUDING CLOSED ARENAS)

For those of you who keep track of such things, several additional warriors 
graduated from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament. 

                      STARGRITS (28-3714) UGLY URBAN ORCS  (425) 
                        CAUSEY (65-5881) THE CAUSEY WAY  (659) 
                 FLYING HELLFISH (82-7132) CARNIVAL OF CHAOS  (1019) 
                     WARRIOR 1 (82-22691) TOURNEY TEAM II  (3620) 
                       CRAZY 69 (84-11518) CRAZY 88 20  (2091) 
                          ANGRY (84-11693) WORDS IX  (2126) 
                  SUBTERFUGE (84-38420) COLLUSION UNLIMITED  (6707) 

Congrats to the grads. -- Green Eyes