DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 01/31/2013    Duedate: 02/13/2013

NIATOLI ISLAND ARENA

DM-33    TURN-696

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

HULL SCRUBBER
SEA DOGS (630)
(33-7823) [16-1-0,135]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

HULL SCRUBBER                  BRAIN BUSTER
SEA DOGS (630)                 XXX BANDITS (614)
(33-7823) [16-1-0,135]         (33-7436) [3-6-1,24]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

WARTLESS WITCH                 BYL BONESNAPPER
HALLOWIENERS (635)             BIG LAKE BANDITS (71)
(33-7750) [13-8-0,101]         (33-7557) [2-4-0,10]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

SUMMERTEETH (640)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. SEA DOGS (630)              55
2. SUMMERTEETH (640)           33      HALLOWIENERS (635)
3. BAD BREAD (95)              27      Unchartered Team
4. WORLD BLADES 5 (645)         7
5. BIG LAKE BANDITS (71)        5      XXX BANDITS (614)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 0 HALLOWIENERS (635)        66  26  0 71.7   1/ 1 SUMMERTEETH (640)         8  4 0
 2- 1 BATTLE FROGS SO1 (644)    13   7  1 65.0   2/ 4 SEA DOGS (630)            7  0 1
 3/ 2 SEA DOGS (630)           122  85  6 58.9   3/ 3*XXX BANDITS (614)         7  8 0
 4/ 3 SUMMERTEETH (640)         45  33  0 57.7   4/ 2 BIG LAKE BANDITS (71)     6  9 0
 5/ 4 BIG LAKE BANDITS (71)    520 517 50 50.1   5/ 5 THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)   4 11 0
 6/ 0 BAD BREAD (95)           214 230 20 48.2   6/ 0 HALLOWIENERS (635)        3  1 0
 7/ 5 THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)  373 465 13 44.5   7/ 0 BAD BREAD (95)            1  2 0
 8/ 6*XXX BANDITS (614)         16  27  1 37.2   8- 6 BATTLE FROGS SO1 (644)    1  2 0
 9/ 0*WORLD BLADES 5 (645)       0   1  0  0.0   9/ 0*WORLD BLADES 5 (645)      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 714): GLINDORA of CRIMSON DEATH (Verol, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 716): HERMIAS of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 663): GOLDENEYE of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 710): LUCK DEVIL of THE DEVIL'S OWN (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 712): GOLDPLATED of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 704): FENSTER GOLLY of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 705): SIR BLUEBELL of LORDS INC. (Lord Z., mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 354): POSTAGE of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 702): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 352): DRONE-ON of BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 698): PAM DEMONIUM of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 695): TAVELSHAN KETHAL of THE SEWING CIRCLE (Jorja, mgr)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 687): GRINCH of BAD GUYS (Mr. Bad Guy, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 643): ARCHERS OF LOAF of UNC COLLEGE RADIO (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 330): ROSELYN of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 324): SOUTH SPOON of OTTODROME TW (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 311): MOLDAR NAY of MIDDLE WAY 6 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 577): LINKIN LOGGER of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 562): TICK ... TOCK of UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 544): GRAHAM CRACKER of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 539): THE BLUE PILL of THE MOTHERSHIP CE (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 259): FRISBEE of FOUND IN THE SAND (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 500): MARISAN TEN MEDARIN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 494): KOGAN DJIAN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 486): STEAMED MUSCLES of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 603): NOREASTER of DIRT DEVILS (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 714): CRIMSON DEATH (Verol, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 716): SWEET MAGIC (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 663): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 710): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 712): PUNNY AMINALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 704): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 705): LORDS INC. (Lord Z, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 354): LORD OF DISCIPLINE (Longshot, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 702): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 352): BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 698): SAVAGE HORDE (Hawk, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 695): SUMMERTEETH (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 687): HAPPY FUN TIME (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 646): THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 330): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 324): OBG! (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 311): LIFE IMAPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 577): INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 562): RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 544): STAR WARS (Sir Jessie Jest, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 539): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 259): SUPER STARS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 500): MEDAL OF HONOR (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 494): SAND DANCERSS (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 486): SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 603): DIRT DEVILS et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 714): MIDNIGHT of BATTEL BLADES (Madwand, mgr.)
              (turn 713): BLUE STREAK of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 715): DIZZY GILLESPIE of BLUE NOTE (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 711): DEE NILE of PUNNY AMINALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 701): STEEL SHARPENER of METAL MINCERS (Oremaster, mgr.)
                          PLUTONIUM PUNCH of METAL MINCERS (Oremaster, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 698): PAM DEMONIUM of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
              (turn 697): INSIDIOUS of DEATH BY DESIGN (Bubba Ganoosh, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 324): LATKA of SECOND BANANAS (Mannequin, mgr.)
                   (turn 323): FROSTY of FAST FOOD (Madwand, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 310): MATH of LIFE IMPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 577): MOE FROSTTOOTH of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     Somehow, this seems all wrong.  Possibly because I know that if Hull Scrubber
becomes active again, I'm out of this position as fast as a whistling pig.  So I
guess I should just enjoy it while I can, eh?  How about a party, something with
roaring bonfires, hot drinks, and snuggling in the shadows with the opposite gender?

                             Tavelshan Kethal

                                      SPY REPORT

     Hail NIATOLI ISLAND!  Warriors of the arena, prepare to be praised and blamed 
for your deeds.  And let's see, ELT fought JERK O'LANTERN and gained 29 points and 
contributed to SUMMERTEETH's 3-1-0.  JERK O'LANTERN has lost to ELT, falling 45 
points, while helping make HALLOWIENERS a 3-1-0 turn.  And all eyes were on HULL 
SCRUBBER this turn as he ascended to the throne of Duelmaster.  NIATOLI ISLAND has a 
new victor!  Tell me, is nothing sacred?  I have heard from unimpeachable sources 
that The Don't Drop Inn uses trolls in their stew.  Talk about gristle!   
     I tell you, a green quarterstaff lasts longer than a seasoned sapling.  A basher 
friend of mine assures me this is true.  The most challenged warrior this turn was 
SUMMERTEETH's warrior SHE'S A JAR.  More fighters challenged him than challenged the 
Duelmaster!  In a brave attempt, BLACKMOMBA from XXX BANDITS challenged up 24 points 
to fight DA2 from the SUMMERTEETH stable.  BLACKMOMBA perhaps got his just desserts, 
seeing as he lost to DA2 and ended up with 21 recognition points.   
     A coward dies a thousand deaths, a brave man only once.  Wise men know this to 
be true.  THE SEWING CIRCLE has lost HASSIMOR SHOMUR to the arena in the sky, but 
they don't seem to be worried.  What do you expect from 16-29-1?  A brave warrior 
does not carry a red shield, he has nothing to cover or hide when the fight is over.  
Consider well.   
     Thought for the day, a new sword shines bright, but the notched sword sings the 
sweetest.  Always good to rest in NIATOLI ISLAND, but never good to wear out my 
welcome.  Look for me in future turns.  Until you see my quill in NIATOLI ISLAND 
again, farewell-- Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HULL SCRUBBER 7823           16   1  0   135       SEA DOGS (630)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FISHWIFE 7822                11   7  3   104       SEA DOGS (630)
 BURIED TREASURE 7722          9   3  0   103       SEA DOGS (630)
 WARTLESS WITCH 7750          13   8  0   101       HALLOWIENERS (635)
 ELT 7805                     15   7  0   100       SUMMERTEETH (640)
 TAVELSHAN KETHAL 7795        18  27  0    94       THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JERK O'LANTERN 7742          17   3  0    85       HALLOWIENERS (635)
-SHEET WITH EYES 7740         11   3  0    83       HALLOWIENERS (635)
 KARINIRINA 7810              17  18  2    82       THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-FROGGY FOO FOO 7851          10   0  1    82       BATTLE FROGS SO1 (644)
 FLOUR CHILD 7829             10   4  0    77       BAD BREAD (95)
 PIEHOLDEN SWEET 7856          9   3  0    77       SUMMERTEETH (640)
 KURELLEU ZIEN 7800           18  21  0    75       THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)
-SLAYBAGEL 7105                9   2  0    72       BAD BREAD (95)
 SHE'S A JAR 7804              8   8  0    69       SUMMERTEETH (640)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KIELANDOR VENANSINDE 7858    13  11  0    65       THE SEWING CIRCLE (388)
 WHERE WOLF? 7809              5   0  0    60       HALLOWIENERS (635)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DA2 7857                     13   8  0    52       SUMMERTEETH (640)
 THE IMPOSER 7553              5   2  0    49       BIG LAKE BANDITS (71)
 WHITE SQUALL 7862             5   0  0    47       SEA DOGS (630)
 LORTAN FALCONEYE 7465         9   8  1    38       BIG LAKE BANDITS (71)
 GRU-SON OF GROTT 7539         5   3  1    36       BIG LAKE BANDITS (71)
 FRANK N STEIN 7887            4   1  0    34       HALLOWIENERS (635)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TORG THUNDERCLAP 7554         4   3  0    24       BIG LAKE BANDITS (71)
 BRAIN BUSTER 7436             3   6  1    24       XXX BANDITS (614)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BEDAZZLER 7440                4   5  0    23       XXX BANDITS (614)
 BLACKMOMBA 7913               2   3  0    21       XXX BANDITS (614)
 GUNTHER 7439                  3   6  0    17       XXX BANDITS (614)
 WAR PIG 7914                  4   1  0    16       XXX BANDITS (614)
 WHAT THE FOCACCIA 7867        1   0  0    15       BAD BREAD (95)
-2LIVE CROUTON 7893            3   1  0    10       BAD BREAD (95)
 BYL BONESNAPPER 7557          2   4  0    10       BIG LAKE BANDITS (71)
 HIGH TIDE 7927                1   0  0    10       SEA DOGS (630)
 COLOGNE 7876                  0   1  0     7       WORLD BLADES 5 (645)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
PITA THE GREAT 7896     0  1 0 BAD BREAD 95         DARK CHAMPION         696  NONE
HASSIMOR SHOMUR 7796   16 29 1 THE SEWING CIRCL 388 FISHWIFE 7822         696   
R.E.M. 7899             1  3 0 UGA COLLEGE RADI 647 GRU-SON OF GROTT 7539 692  NOT REVENGED

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Brrraaaiiinnnsss... -- Buried Treasure

I don't know what's so darned "unbelievable" about the Khalhums Dwarf winning.  The
little guy is tough.  And NASTY. -- Kielandor Venansinde

Pieholden Sweet -- Aren't you going to SHARE your pie? -- Hassimor Shomur, hungry

And two more equally embarrassing losses to standbys. -- Karinirina and Kurelleu Zien

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

PITA THE GREAT was dealt death by DARK CHAMPION in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
GRU-SON OF GROTT was devastated by SHE'S A JAR in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge duel.
BLACKMOMBA was handily defeated by DA2 in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge match.
TAVELSHAN KETHAL was vanquished by HULL SCRUBBER in a 1 minute mismatched Title brawl.
WARTLESS WITCH narrowly defeated FLOUR CHILD in a 9 minute veteran's fight.
JERK O'LANTERN was bested by ELT in a crowd pleasing 3 minute brutal veteran's duel.
PIEHOLDEN SWEET was devastated by BURIED TREASURE in a 1 minute one-sided competition.
KURELLEU ZIEN lost to KUNG-FU MASTER in a 1 minute uneven duel.
HASSIMOR SHOMUR was slaughtered by FISHWIFE in a 1 minute gruesome uneven fight.
KARINIRINA overpowered CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a action packed 1 minute one-sided fight.
KIELANDOR VENANSINDE was defeated by KUNG-FU MASTER in a 1 minute match.
WHERE WOLF? demolished LORTAN FALCONEYE in a 1 minute bloody mismatched competition.
THE IMPOSER demolished AMBITIOUS GUARD in a 1 minute mismatched match.
WHITE SQUALL overpowered BRAIN BUSTER in a 1 minute mismatched conflict.
FRANK N STEIN savagely defeated BEDAZZLER in a popular 4 minute bloody duel.
BYL BONESNAPPER slimly lost to WAR PIG in a exciting 6 minute bloody fray.
TORG THUNDERCLAP bested GUNTHER in a 2 minute brawl.
COLOGNE was overpowered by HIGH TIDE in a 1 minute one-sided bout.
WHAT THE FOCACCIA overpowered PERSISTENT BEGGAR 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|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  8         PARRY-LUNGE        2 -   0 -  0     100  |
|AIMED BLOW                       5         LUNGING ATTACK    22 -  12 -  1      65  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   5         PARRY-RIPOSTE      9 -   5 -  0      64  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  4         SLASHING ATTACK   14 -  10 -  0      58  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    4         TOTAL PARRY       11 -   9 -  0      55  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    3         WALL OF STEEL     22 -  18 -  0      55  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         AIMED BLOW        13 -  24 -  1      35  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         STRIKING ATTACK   17 -  35 -  0      33  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   1 -  0       0  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         BASHING ATTACK     0 -   5 -  0       0  |

Turn 696 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-LUNGE        1 -  0     STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  6         4  AIMED BLOW     
AIMED BLOW         4 -  1     WALL OF STEEL      1 -  3         2  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
PARRY-RIPOSTE      2 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  2     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  0         1  SLASHING ATTACK
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  2                                       1  WALL OF STEEL  
TOTAL PARRY        1 -  1                                       1  STRIKING ATTACK

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
SLASHING ATTACK  HULL SCRUBBER 7823         16   1  0  135 SEA DOGS (630)
AIMED BLOW       FISHWIFE 7822              11   7  3  104 SEA DOGS (630)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    WARTLESS WITCH 7750        13   8  0  101 HALLOWIENERS (635)
WALL OF STEEL    ELT 7805                   15   7  0  100 SUMMERTEETH (640)
LUNGING ATTACK   JERK O'LANTERN 7742        17   3  0   85 HALLOWIENERS (635)
STRIKING ATTACK  WHERE WOLF? 7809            5   0  0   60 HALLOWIENERS (635)
TOTAL PARRY      THE IMPOSER 7553            5   2  0   49 BIG LAKE BANDITS (71)
PARRY-LUNGE      FRANK N STEIN 7887          4   1  0   34 HALLOWIENERS (635)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is WARTLESS WITCH 7750.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was BYL BONESNAPPER 7557.  The ten other most popular fighters were WARTLESS 
WITCH 7750, FRANK N STEIN 7887, JERK O'LANTERN 7742, FLOUR CHILD 7829, KARINIRINA 
7810, ELT 7805, BURIED TREASURE 7722, FISHWIFE 7822, WHERE WOLF? 7809, and THE 
IMPOSER 7553.

The least popular fighter this week was COLOGNE 7876.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were GUNTHER 7439, BEDAZZLER 7440, BRAIN BUSTER 7436, LORTAN FALCONEYE 7465, 
HASSIMOR SHOMUR 7796, KURELLEU ZIEN 7800, PIEHOLDEN SWEET 7856, TAVELSHAN KETHAL 
7795, BLACKMOMBA 7913, and HIGH TIDE 7927.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

JERK O'LANTERN (33-7742) HALLOWIENERS (635)