DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/22/2006    Duedate: 07/05/2006

JHANS ARENA

DM-36    TURN-511

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

PALADIN
ERRATA (490)
(36-5410) [12-19-1,77]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

PALADIN                        OBSIDIAN
ERRATA (490)                   VOW TO DESTROY (601)
(36-5410) [12-19-1,77]         (36-7135) [3-3-0,40]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

PALADIN                        THE AZURE NYMPH
ERRATA (490)                   HOUSE OF RATS (3)
(36-5410) [12-19-1,77]         (36-34) [12-6-0,49]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

ERRATA (490)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. BABES (416)                 33
2. ACT OF MALICE (257)         33      HOUSE OF RATS (3)
3. ERRATA (490)                10      Unchartered Team
4. VOW TO DESTROY (601)         5
5. KARNIVORZ (455)              0      VOW TO DESTROY (601)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 HOUSE OF RATS (3)         50  37  0 57.5   1/ 1 ERRATA (490)              5  0 0
 2/ 0 ACT OF MALICE (257)      103  86 10 54.5   2/ 2 BABES (416)               5  2 0
 3/ 2 BABES (416)              259 245 10 51.4   3/ 4*VOW TO DESTROY (601)      3  8 1
 4- 3 KARNIVORZ (455)           41  41  2 50.0   4- 3 KARNIVORZ (455)           1  1 0
 5- 4 THE CLOWNS (565)          37  49 11 43.0   5/ 5 HOUSE OF RATS (3)         1  2 0
 6/ 5 ERRATA (490)              56  79  3 41.5   6/ 0 ACT OF MALICE (257)       1  4 0
 7/ 6*VOW TO DESTROY (601)      10  16  3 38.5   7- 6 THE CLOWNS (565)          0  3 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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                         ---===DELARQUAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 546): TERCERO ENCANTO of LAB EXPERIMENTS (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 430): THE SHOCKER of INQUISITION SL5 (LHI, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 554): FLAGPOLE PANTIES of FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (The Anarchist)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 550): SCANDALF of THE SHALLOWSHIP (Elfwine, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 549): IAN of I HEART BALLS (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 553): HOBBLED of DARK PANTHEON (Doc Steele, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 551): UMBRELLA MAN of BEACH BABES (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 545): QUO VADIS of QUBIT (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 537): JOSH of SHEPHERDS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 536): TUSK of GRIM FANDANGO (Stik, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 510): PALADIN of ERRATA (JE, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 500): ZIPPO of U.A.K. (Otis the Drunk, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 221): SKULK of CHEAP SHOTS (Cheap Shots Management, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 487): FOUR OF SPADES of COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 436): GRAPE of FRUITS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 208): DANI of JANIX (KAT, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 196): BRANA GOREFANG of VILE REAVERS (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 384): HOLLY MACKEREL of FISH MONGERS (Ghoti, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 173): MADKAWRAW'S LAW of MILCHAMAH (Hammer, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 429): HITZ of 4-LETTER DOCTORS from DWES EG (TUM, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 546): LIVE FROM MOSCOW! (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 430): THE GOLDEN FISH (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 554): FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 550): THE SHALLOWSHIP (Elfwine, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 549): PAPER MARIO (Luigi, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 553): WINGED LEGION (Seraphim, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 551): BEACH BABES (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 545): CHILDREN OF INTI (Noachian, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 537): WASTELAND (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 536): SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 510): ERRATA (JE, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 500): INQUISITION CLONES (LHI, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 221): THE MIDDLE WAY (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 487): DELVERS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 436): AMAZON ELITE (Doc Miracle, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 208): JANIX (KAT, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 196): VILE REAVERS (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 384): CHAOS ENFORCERS (?, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 173): OUTLAWS (Savant, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 429): BLACK PRIMERS (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 547): MOUSE DAVIS of PARTY ANIMALS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 551): UMBRELLA MAN of BEACH BABES (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 537): BARITUS of VINCERE AUT MORI (Dark Knight Toker, mgr.)
                (turn 536): LOAF of CENTER FOR OLDS (Suave, mgr.)
                            ARMPIT CANDY of STREET PIZZA (TUM, mgr.)
                            PLANKWALKER of SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 536): TUSK of GRIM FANDANGO (Stik, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 509): CLOVER of ERRATA (JE, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 487): FOUR OF SPADES of COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 435): GRANDMASTER of RONIN (Rosebud, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

I guess I'll write a column, not that anyone will be listening.  I really shouldn't
write one anyway as I got the throne on a technicality.  Clover's the one that
shoulda been writing these things, but he said something about not upsetting anyone
in this arena 'cause he didn't want to get killed.  Me, I fear death, but I am not
going to just sit here and be quiet out of fear.  I am going to enjoy my time in the
spotlight.  So Jhans.  Bask in all the glory that is Paladin.  'Til next time (if
there is a next time).

Paladin

                                      SPY REPORT

     Hail and well met warriors of JHANS!  Know me for who I am, Zontani Sharp Eyes, 
Spymaster extraordinaire of all Alastari.  Did only my eyes note the 3-0-0 record 
which BABES managed to post this round?  I don't doubt that such a record will draw 
challengers!  BLAIN caught the eye of many in the gladiatorial commission as he 
skillfully bested THE AZURE NYMPH and was awarded 25 points in recognition.  In one 
of the week's more notable duels, BLAIN put down THE AZURE NYMPH, causing her to lose 
16 points of recognition in the process.  Although M. CHARDINEE made a valiant 
effort, it did not suffice to topple the reign of victorious PALADIN.  No 
confirmation, but my sources claim that the top team has gained their position using 
magical aids.  Charmed weapons perhaps?   
     I have been in deep conclave with my spies who watched all that has recently 
transpired.  Indeed there is much I would report.  My inside sources tell me that the 
team to beat in JHANS these days is BABES.  At least, most blades in town are looking 
to avoid them.  Methinks more than a few here could name the guild it was that spent 
the better part of last week avoiding BABES.  Indeed it was ERRATA.   
     What warrior does not hone his years, impatiently waiting for the moment of his 
foe's mortality?  Some say a warrior is judged by the way he bears arms.  One thing 
is sure, better a dagger in hand then a sword on the belt!   
     If it were not for my skills as a spy I would have been mugged three times 
already in JHANS.  Nice atmosphere you have here!  Sadly warriors, now longer can I 
keep thy company nor savor the ale of thy fine city.  Depart I must and soon!  Till 
next we meet remember - the pen is mightier than the sword, but a maul is a different 
story!-- Zontani Sharp Eyes  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PALADIN 5410                 12  19  1    77       ERRATA (490)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SPEKTER 4921                 13   9  0   105       KARNIVORZ (455)
-MARCIE 6076                  13  11  1    92       BABES (416)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-RIREMA 6934                   8   3  1    79       KARNIVORZ (455)
-RODNEY 6881                   8   5  2    77       THE CLOWNS (565)
-RAKAR 5307                   11   6  1    68       IRON TIGERS (484)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BAM BAM THE IMP 35           13   6  0    64       HOUSE OF RATS (3)
 BLAIN 5907                    7   0  0    59       ACT OF MALICE (257)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-FREAKY FRED 4920              7   9  0    56       KARNIVORZ (455)
 THE AZURE NYMPH 34           12   6  0    49       HOUSE OF RATS (3)
-BEEZLE 4924                   7   8  0    45       KARNIVORZ (455)
 OBSIDIAN 7135                 3   3  0    40       VOW TO DESTROY (601)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ROSIE 7161                    4   0  0    32       BABES (416)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MORNGRIM THORTH 5902          5   6  0    31       ACT OF MALICE (257)
-RITA RUDNER 6987              2   1  2    31       THE CLOWNS (565)
-DETRALOR 7139                 4   1  2    29       VOW TO DESTROY (601)
-DAPHNE'S SQUID 327            6   6  0    28       HOUSE OF RATS (3)
-ROLLO THE CLOWN 36            5  10  0    25       HOUSE OF RATS (3)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PAULA 7108                    2   0  0    21       BABES (416)
 DANIKA 7159                   1   0  0    20       BABES (416)
-ACERERAK 6887                 2   0  0    15       KARNIVORZ (455)
-AFTER 7118                    0   1  0     7       ERRATA (490)
 CHESHIRE BAT 7167             0   2  0     2       HOUSE OF RATS (3)
-COLBERT 7166                  0   1  0     1       THE CLOWNS (565)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
OTIS THE CAT 7116      2  2 1 ACT OF MALICE 257     HIGH ELF 19           511 NONE    
123 7178               0  1 0 ACT OF MALICE 257     SLIPPERS MCGHEE 24    511 NONE    
ABC 7177               0  1 0 ACT OF MALICE 257     KOBOLD ENFORCER 18    511 NONE    

                                     PERSONAL ADS

All -- It is a sad day indeed when a JE run team gets five awards in the mighty
Jhans.  Very sad indeed.  I weep for the state of this once proud arena. -- JE

26 May 2006
     The Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire want to announce the joining of a new
member who cherishes the same ideals, respect and loyalty that we hold dear.
     From this day forward let all know that Blackstorm is now a Dark Knight of the
Desolate Empire Alliance.  With him as our chosen brother, our alliance only becomes
stronger.  Let all his foes become ours, and ours his.  May all our enemies' blood
flow freely and give NO quarter in war.
     This is also a warning to any cowards, bullies, etc....  If you play with fire,
you WILL get burnt!!!

Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire

6 June 2006
To those involved, no, I have not abandoned your stories.  But I've been letting them
drift, and that has to stop, so I am taking the time to make sure that I know where
they are going, more than just "what happens next" dreamed up on the fly, before
resuming work on them.  No new stories will be started until at least one of the old
ones has concluded, for the same reason:  quantity can't substitute for quality.
Your patience in this matter is appreciated. -- the Scribe

20 May 2006
Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire
Our newest Dark Knight disrespected?!?!?!  ARE THEY SERIOUS?!?!  If at all possible,
let's get over to 31.  I'm on the way.  Let's get 'em. -- Dark Knight Osiris

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

OTIS THE CAT was butchered by HIGH ELF in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
123 was butchered by SLIPPERS MCGHEE in a 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
ABC was savagely slain by KOBOLD ENFORCER in a 2 minute brutal Dark Arena melee.
PALADIN defeated M. CHARDINEE in a 4 minute mismatched Title duel.
THE AZURE NYMPH was outwaited by BLAIN in a popular 10 minute fight.
BAM BAM THE IMP savagely defeated OBSIDIAN in a crowd pleasing 9 minute competition.
MORNGRIM THORTH was luckily beaten by ROSIE in a exciting 2 minute bloody struggle.
PAULA viciously subdued CHESHIRE BAT in a action packed 2 minute gruesome fight.
DANIKA vanquished EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 1 minute uneven duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    3         LUNGING ATTACK    30 -  20 -  4      60  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      3         BASHING ATTACK     4 -   3 -  0      57  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         WALL OF STEEL      9 -   7 -  0      56  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         TOTAL PARRY        8 -   7 -  0      53  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         SLASHING ATTACK   11 -  15 -  0      42  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         PARRY-RIPOSTE     10 -  14 -  1      42  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-LUNGE        4 -   8 -  0      33  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         STRIKING ATTACK    6 -  14 -  3      30  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         AIMED BLOW         2 -   5 -  0      29  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   2 -  0       0  |

Turn 511 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         1 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         4  LUNGING ATTACK 
PARRY-RIPOSTE      2 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         3  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
TOTAL PARRY        2 -  1     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  0         2  WALL OF STEEL  
LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  1     STRIKING ATTACK    0 -  3         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
                              BASHING ATTACK     0 -  0         1  TOTAL PARRY    
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  1     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
PARRY-RIPOSTE    BAM BAM THE IMP 35         13   6  0   64 HOUSE OF RATS (3)
TOTAL PARRY      BLAIN 5907                  7   0  0   59 ACT OF MALICE (257)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is PALADIN 5410.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was THE AZURE NYMPH 34.  The ten other most popular fighters were BAM BAM THE IMP 35, 
MORNGRIM THORTH 5902, PAULA 7108, OBSIDIAN 7135, ABC 7177, PALADIN 5410, ROSIE 7161, 
DANIKA 7159, CHESHIRE BAT 7167, and OTIS THE CAT 7116.

The least popular fighter this week was BLAIN 5907.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were 123 7178, OTIS THE CAT 7116, CHESHIRE BAT 7167, DANIKA 7159, ROSIE 
7161, PALADIN 5410, ABC 7177, OBSIDIAN 7135, PAULA 7108, and MORNGRIM THORTH 5902.