DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 03/09/2006    Duedate: 03/22/2006

NIATOLI ISLAND ARENA

DM-33    TURN-517

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

LIONESS
DARK TOADS II (598)
(33-7222) [10-0-0,140]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

LIONESS                        SPROUTS SURPRISE
DARK TOADS II (598)            TURKEY DAY CARNAGE (605)
(33-7222) [10-0-0,140]         (33-7357) [3-0-1,29]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

SHIVA NARAKA                   NIBERA DESHRET
HALCYON DAZE (428)             HALCYON DAZE (428)
(33-4840) [12-17-1,62]         (33-5425) [10-9-0,65]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

HALCYON DAZE (428)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. HALCYON DAZE (428)          32
2. VEGGIES (435)               19      DARK TOADS II (598)
3. DARK TOADS II (598)          9      Unchartered Team
4. TURKEY DAY CARNAGE (605)     8
5. THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)      3      TURKEY DAY CARNAGE (605)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*TURKEY DAY CARNAGE (605)   4   0  1  100   1- 1*PHILANTHROPISTS (535)     6  2 0
 2- 2*PHILANTHROPISTS (535)     11   2  1 84.6   2/ 5 HALCYON DAZE (428)        6  6 1
 3- 3 CHAOTICDISORDER (585)     77  37  5 67.5   3/ 2*TURKEY DAY CARNAGE (605)  4  0 1
 4/ 4 DARK TOADS II (598)       11   6  0 64.7   4/ 4 VEGGIES (435)             4  4 0
 5- 5 ARENA FELINES (539)      159  98  9 61.9   5/ 6 DARK TOADS II (598)       3  0 0
 6/ 6 SACKETT'S & CO. (552)    137 102 12 57.3   6/ 7 SACKETT'S & CO. (552)     2  3 0
 7/ 7 VEGGIES (435)            208 194 12 51.7   7/ 8 THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)   2 10 0
 8- 8 KLKASINO HAMMERZ (576)   134 136 15 49.6   8- 3 CHAOTICDISORDER (585)     1  1 0
 9/ 9 HALCYON DAZE (428)        55  70  3 44.0   9- 9 KLKASINO HAMMERZ (576)    0  2 0
10/10 THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)  105 156  0 40.2  10-10 ARENA FELINES (539)       0  1 0

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

                                      SPY REPORT

     Much has changed in NIATOLI ISLAND since last I was here.  Never fear, Olaf 
Modeen adapts to many situations, as do all successful fighters.  Woof!  
PHILANTHROPISTS were a bunch of dogs after HALCYON DAZE got through with 'em!  1st 
ain't so sweet as 2nd!  Hmmmph!  I always thought CHAOTICDISORDER was an over-rated 
team and they proved it with a 0-0-0!  Up 'n down.  Up 'n down.  Rankings always 
change.  Up 'n down.  I think I'm gonna be...  Well, HALCYON DAZE's 2nd moved them up 
to 3-2-0 place.  What's with DEMCK DESHRET?  He actually beat NIATOLI ISLAND's 
CONVICTED THIEF, and walked away with 13 more points from the fight.  Laughs were big 
at VEGGIES while they watched PEA POD clobber IZMAR ODEMIS.  He lost 6 points and got 
bruised from objects thrown from the stands.  LONIGAN was reminded on the sands why 
LIONESS is Duelmaster.  I suppose you want to hear some rumors and dirty gossip about 
your fellow fighters?  Tough!   
     If at first you don't succeed, avoid.  That'll get you in the Spyreports.  The 
most avoided team was HALCYON DAZE.  The bums at SACKETT'S & CO. couldn't face the 
challenges from HALCYON DAZE!  No excuse for that!  What do people see in THIMBELL?  
His 12-28-0?  THE SEWING CIRCLE ain't talkin', but he's got 64 points.  I hate going 
to the effort of writing about the kind of fights that SPROUTS SURPRISE gets in.  He 
fights people like KORIENELLIS, 11 points below.  I thought SPROUTS SURPRISE showed 
great skill and promise when he dispatched KORIENELLIS.  All right, so I slept 
through it!  Big deal!   
     Warriors of NIATOLI ISLAND unite.  You have only your games to lose!  Is it my 
imagination, or are fighters getting younger every day?  To die so young, so 
gloriously!   
     Many other cities have retirement homes for aged warriors.  Any plans here?  All 
work and no play makes Olaf a dull fighter.  Work and play no fighter dull Olaf.  
Olaffighterwork and no play.  Remember--a good fighter needs both good skills and 
good luck.  Until next time,-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LIONESS 7222                 10   0  0   140       DARK TOADS II (598)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-CLINCH 7133                  13   2  1   118       SACKETT'S & CO. (552)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SCREWFACE 6829                4   0  1    90       PHILANTHROPISTS (535)
 PEA POD 7338                  9   1  0    87       VEGGIES (435)
 LONIGAN 7022                 14  15  1    86       SACKETT'S & CO. (552)
-KID RODELO 6899              11   9  3    84       SACKETT'S & CO. (552)
 HOPALONG 7259                 5   3  0    68       SACKETT'S & CO. (552)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 IZMAR ODEMIS 4842            14  17  1    66       HALCYON DAZE (428)
 NIBERA DESHRET 5425          10   9  0    65       HALCYON DAZE (428)
 THIMBELL 4836                12  28  0    64       THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)
 SHIVA NARAKA 4840            12  17  1    62       HALCYON DAZE (428)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 IRINKESTA 7321               13  14  0    53       THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)
-LITTER BOX LUCKY 7015        14   4  0    52       ARENA FELINES (539)
-THINKER 6259                  4   0  0    49       PHILANTHROPISTS (535)
-PHILABUSTER 6260              3   0  0    45       PHILANTHROPISTS (535)
-AMORPHOUSBLOB 7042            6   6  0    40       CHAOTICDISORDER (585)
 JAKUB ALIZARIN 5799           4   5  1    40       HALCYON DAZE (428)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CARROT TOP 7336               5   4  0    32       VEGGIES (435)
 SPROUTS SURPRISE 7357         3   0  1    29       TURKEY DAY CARNAGE (605)
-EGGPLANT 7349                 1   1  0    24       VEGGIES (435)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RINTIRISSE 7340               4  10  0    22       THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)
-HEATHCLIFF 7271               4   0  0    22       ARENA FELINES (539)
 DEMCK DESHRET 7352            1   0  0    13       HALCYON DAZE (428)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-CAT SCRATCH FEVER 7284        2   2  0     9       ARENA FELINES (539)
-SPASTICFLINCH 7342            0   1  0     7       CHAOTICDISORDER (585)
-DIRTY DRUMSTICK 7356          1   0  0     6       TURKEY DAY CARNAGE (605)
-GOOD POSTURE 6258             0   1  0     5       PHILANTHROPISTS (535)
-CAT'S UP 7286                 0   2  0     2       ARENA FELINES (539)
-RUDE DUDE 6257                0   1  0     1       PHILANTHROPISTS (535)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
HIMALAYAN HELLIO 7344  4  1 0 ARENA FELINES 539     JAKUB ALIZARIN 5799   515         
FAIZA HUSNA 6180       0  3 0 HALCYON DAZE 428      SCREWFACE 6829        513 NOT REVE
KORIENELLIS 7347       2  5 0 THE SEWING CIRCLE 388 SPROUTS SURPRISE 7357 517         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Thinker -- You are no Screwface, thankfully. -- Shiva Narakas

Screwface -- You have to die this turn or we're all going to the dark arena. -- Izmar
Odemis

Thimbell -- Believe it or not, I'm much better with weapons.  I'll show you sometime.
-- Nibera Deshret

Carrot Top -- I like my vegetables mashed up real good. -- Jakub Alizarin

Bobby Bigfoot -- You want me to hurt you, don't you?  Activate the rest of your team
and we'll go at it until everyone on your team is dead.  Remember, we all serve
Kjarran in our own way.  You will serve him as a Sacrifice.  Your blood will be
spilled in honor of our Lord, Kjarran. -- Noachian, Servant of Kjarran

Nibera Deshret -- Ah, my favorite, striped sherbet with nuts! -- Thimbell
P.S.  Don't you hate it when you strain every muscle for power and I just flick the
blow away?  Of course, you had your revenge, because I strained everything not to
show that I was straining, and you creamed me with the next blow.  But the win makes
up for it, I love wins, and not least because victory is the BEST healer in the
arena.

Philabuster -- Hmm.  A lover of busters?  Are you sure you want to be saying that?
People are always ready to practice that fine indoor Olympic sport, leaping to
conclusions. -- Irinkesta

Sprouts Surprise -- I'll say it was a surprise!  It sprouted so fast, I could
actually see it growing!  Unnerving. -- Korienellis the unnerved
P.S.  I was especially taken aback when the sprouts began to eat the cheese.

Eggplant -- You are the nastiest vegetable I've encountered this month, worse even
(for the moment) than okra.  And obviously possessed of deadly intent:  jaw, chest,
head, forehead, face, groin, neck.  I figure I was lucky to get out of the arena
alive. -- Rintirisse

Lord, or as it might be Lady Malodorousreek -- It was suggested by some fool at the
Commission with more hair than sense that I should wish you "godspeed" to the Isle
and give you some land.  This is a bad plan on two counts:
     First, the existence of a god, any god, is unproven and unprovable, and probably
blasphemous anyway.  Further, why should the speed of a god, if such a being exists,
be something you desire?  Some alleged gods are very fast, and you would probably
find it uncomfortable, to say the least, if you to travel at that speed.  Especially
at this season, with all the ice crystals in the upper atmosphere--imagine crashing
into them at "godspeed"!  Clearly, to wish you "godspeed" would be an act of
hostility and disapproval.
     And second, I have no land; I am a younger son with an apartment here in the
arena complex.  The arena has no land, it belongs to Second Bank of Niatoli, which
has in fact been threatening to take the said land back for defaulted payments on the
mortgage.  The lord and people of Niatoli do have land, but they refuse to give it
away to anyone, much less someone who is about to depart this island at the speed of
a god.  And even if, by some preposterous chance (on the order of the chance of
proving the existence of a god and winning his, her, or its favor), land were to be
available, and someone was so soft-headed as to give it to you, what would you do
with it?  If it is to generate any income, and why else would one burden oneself with
land and its demands, it must be tended and watched over constantly.  You will not be
here to do that.  Therefore, you do not need land.
     I shall, however, take that illogical, human liberty of hoping that the variable
factors, acting randomly, expedite your departure. -- Arenamaster Khagal
P.S.  Commission Agent Barango was going to make "an offer you couldn't refuse," but
I dealt firmly with THAT.  I won't have that kind of thing going on in MY arena.

22 February 2006
The Olympics have arrived!

The Mordanti Olympics, having been gone for six years, have returned to the Mordanti
Alliance, sponsored by Amicitia Primoris.  Teams have competed against each other for
recognition and notoriety four times in the past.  It is far past time for the fifth
Mordanti Olympics to be held.  The Mordanti Olympics shall be held in the Mordant
arena (DM-1) from May 1st (T544) through Oct 30 (T557).  There will be a
'registration period' lasting until T543, where teams will be allowed to register by
activating in Mordant and declaring their participation in the personals.  Rules will
be posted in the Mordant arena (DM-1) newsletter no later than T543, but shall be
available online before then.  An announcement will be made as to where they will be
posted.  Prizes will be awarded to the winners.

Lord Xiang
Amicitia Primoris
amicitia@gwi.net
http://amicitiaprimoris.gotdns.com

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

NIBERA DESHRET bested THIMBELL in a crowd pleasing 1 minute Challenge fight.
SHIVA NARAKA vanquished IRINKESTA in a 1 minute uneven Challenge battle.
SPROUTS SURPRISE murdered KORIENELLIS in a 1 minute bloody uneven Challenge fight.
LIONESS devastated LONIGAN in a exciting 1 minute one-sided Title fight.
PEA POD devastated IZMAR ODEMIS in a 1 minute uneven brawl.
HOPALONG defeated JAKUB ALIZARIN in a 1 minute struggle.
RINTIRISSE was overpowered by CARROT TOP in a popular 1 minute mismatched brawl.
DEMCK DESHRET handily defeated CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute uneven melee.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         STRIKING ATTACK   14 -   1 -  2      93  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         AIMED BLOW        11 -   5 -  0      69  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         LUNGING ATTACK    17 -  10 -  0      63  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      7 -   9 -  0      44  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         SLASHING ATTACK    8 -  14 -  0      36  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         PARRY-STRIKE       1 -   2 -  0      33  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         WALL OF STEEL      5 -  12 -  0      29  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         BASHING ATTACK     3 -   8 -  1      27  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         TOTAL PARRY        3 -   9 -  0      25  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 517 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     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         2  STRIKING ATTACK
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  TOTAL PARRY    
STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         2  AIMED BLOW     
SLASHING ATTACK    1 -  1     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  2         2  SLASHING ATTACK
                              TOTAL PARRY        0 -  1         1  WALL OF STEEL  
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  2         1  LUNGING ATTACK 
                                                                1  BASHING ATTACK 

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  LIONESS 7222               10   0  0  140 DARK TOADS II (598)
AIMED BLOW       PEA POD 7338                9   1  0   87 VEGGIES (435)
LUNGING ATTACK   HOPALONG 7259               5   3  0   68 SACKETT'S & CO. (552)
SLASHING ATTACK  NIBERA DESHRET 5425        10   9  0   65 HALCYON DAZE (428)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is SHIVA NARAKA 4840.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was NIBERA DESHRET 5425.  The ten other most popular fighters were CARROT TOP 
7336, LIONESS 7222, SPROUTS SURPRISE 7357, PEA POD 7338, HOPALONG 7259, DEMCK DESHRET 
7352, SHIVA NARAKA 4840, LONIGAN 7022, IZMAR ODEMIS 4842, and JAKUB ALIZARIN 5799.

The least popular fighter this week was KORIENELLIS 7347.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were IRINKESTA 7321, THIMBELL 4836, RINTIRISSE 7340, JAKUB ALIZARIN 
5799, IZMAR ODEMIS 4842, LONIGAN 7022, SHIVA NARAKA 4840, DEMCK DESHRET 7352, 
HOPALONG 7259, and PEA POD 7338.

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

MALODOROUSREEK (33-7274) CHAOTICDISORDER (585)