DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 08/31/2006    Duedate: 09/13/2006

CLIFFHOME ARENA

DM-38    TURN-506

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

CPT. CRUNCH
U.A.K. (92)
(38-4244) [12-12-2,94]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

CPT. CRUNCH                    POSITION IS EMPTY
U.A.K. (92)                    
(38-4244) [12-12-2,94]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

BALLOU YS                      CPT. CRUNCH
JINDA-BAN (198)                U.A.K. (92)
(38-4539) [13-37-0,76]         (38-4244) [12-12-2,94]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

U.A.K. (92)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. U.A.K. (92)                 43
2. JINDA-BAN (198)             17      EAGLES CLAW (47)
3. TEAM FLOYD (99)              9      Unchartered Team
4. INQUISITION CLONES (416)     0
5. BATTLE BLADES (420)          0      ZULUS FROM HELL (234)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1 ARENA FELINES (374)      152  60 12 71.7   1/ 1 U.A.K. (92)              11  4 0
 2- 2 INQUISITION CLONES (416)  20   8  2 71.4   2/ 3 EAGLES CLAW (47)          6  7 0
 3/ 3 EAGLES CLAW (47)         674 577 56 53.9   3- 2 INQUISITION CLONES (416)  5  1 0
 4/ 0 TEAM FLOYD (99)          304 262 18 53.7   4- 4 ARENA FELINES (374)       4  1 0
 5- 4 BATTLE BLADES (420)       83  74  2 52.9   5/ 5 JINDA-BAN (198)           3 12 0
 6/ 5 U.A.K. (92)              287 266 16 51.9   6- 6 BATTLE BLADES (420)       2  3 0
 7/ 6 JINDA-BAN (198)          387 522  9 42.6   7/ 0 TEAM FLOYD (99)           1  0 0

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

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

         + ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ A Dark and Stormy Night ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ +

     Lady Protector Runabout pulled up in front of a tavern and garrage and slowed 
her racing engine.  Though the night was not particularly cold, she really needed 
antifreeze right now.  After a moment, she stepped through the swinging doors and 
into the taproom of the tavern.  There was the inevitable reaction of half-drunk 
patrons who thought they saw an elven woman, which annoyed her mildly.  There were 
times when being a horseless carriage in the body of an elf was... inconvenient.  She 
crossed to the bar, parking herself neatly next to it, and nodded to the barkeeper.  
He knew her, she had been in Cliffhome long enough before her graduation that most of 
the people who needed to did know her.  He set a bottle of her preferred antifreeze 
on the scarred wooden counter, then moved back to tend to another customer.
     She took a swallow, enjoying the way it warmed her spark plugs.  Elves, she had 
been told, did not drink directly from the bottle.  Horseless carriages did, though.  
Glasses were for, well, others.  She took another swallow.  Someone pulled into the 
space next to her, and she turned, prepared to repel unwanted attentions.
     It was her teammate, Lord Protector Dingil Bill.  "Bad night for driving," he 
said.
     She nodded.  He was giving her the Look.  The one she didn't know what to do 
about, because it made her think that maybe being in the body of a woman was a good 
thing, and how could that be?  "Pavement's wet," she said.  Her voice sounded hoarse, 
which was just wrong.  She was horseless, after all.  "This isn't your usual service 
station."
     "I just wanted to make sure you were okay.  Something went through the guard 
rail up on the Cliff Road."
     "It was following me," she said.  "Tried to force me off.  I was lucky."
     "Any idea who it was and why it was following you?"
     She shivered.  There was something scrabbling around in her trunk, and she 
didn't want to know what it was.  Besides, the lid was closed and locked.  It should 
stay that way.  Even if it meant things following her on the Cliff Road?  Yes.  There 
was nothing useful stored there.
     "It didn't look like someone intent on a random, er, hit-and-run," Bill said.
     "It was nothing to do with me," Runabout said.  "Or with you."  Minutes ticked 
by when she said nothing, and Bill said nothing, and everyone else in the bar said 
nothing.  She felt the urge to speak rising, and tried to stop it, but her breaks 
weren't working.  "It was my father."

                                      SPY REPORT

     I was going on vacation, see?  Surf, sun...  But what do those bums say?  "Hit 
the road, Debby Tonte.  CLIFFHOME needs a spyreport."  Oh, well.  MVP award for 
RIQUETTIE?  JINDA-BAN's proud of her after beating FUZZY BUNNY SLIPPERS and getting 
12 points.  Talk about yer major upsets!  BALLOU YS' match with CPT. CRUNCH cost her 
a loss of 7 points!  This Duelmaster is like something else!  ZIPPO stopped ROBERT 
GERMAN dead in his tracks!  I hear the top team insists all their warriors get nine 
hours sleep.  They want photogenic fighters for PR photos.   
     I gotta admit I haven't been in "deep con caves" with any spies.  Really, I just 
wing this stuff.   
     Challenges, revenges, Bloodfeuds.  All CLIFFHOME ever talks about is fighting!  
Me, I'm more laid back.  Fight, fight, fight.  Is that all you guys can do?   
     Remember, blood on a purple robe may stain.  Soak it in cold water, and hand 
wash.  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                  
 CPT. CRUNCH 4244             12  12  2    94       U.A.K. (92)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-PAWS 4342                    17   9  2   103       ARENA FELINES (374)
-SIR LICKSALOT 4341           24   4  0    98       ARENA FELINES (374)
-LEE LEE LO LEE 4653           6   0  2    93       INQUISITION CLONES (416)
-HELLO KITTY 4600             13   5  0    91       ARENA FELINES (374)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ROBERT GERMAN 4521            9   4  1    85       EAGLES CLAW (47)
-FRZNGRMDBEEFPATTIES 4652      5   2  0    82       INQUISITION CLONES (416)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BALLOU YS 4539               13  37  0    76       JINDA-BAN (198)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 AVERAGE JOE 4677              7   0  0    57       U.A.K. (92)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-EAGLE'S CLAW 4345             6   1  1    53       TEAM FLOYD (99)
-SCROD BOY 4675                3   4  0    51       INQUISITION CLONES (416)
 POULAN 4331                   7   6  1    44       U.A.K. (92)
-THWDGRNDBEEFPATTIES 4651      4   0  0    43       INQUISITION CLONES (416)
 WHAT'S A VOLKSIE? 4563        3   1  0    38       TEAM FLOYD (99)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RUNNA DAMILL 4676             4   3  0    32       U.A.K. (92)
-FRANKEN FELINE 4399           2   0  0    32       ARENA FELINES (374)
 RIQUETTIE 4672                5   6  0    30       JINDA-BAN (198)
 FUZZY BUNNY SLIPPERS 4549     4   2  0    24       EAGLES CLAW (47)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DA9965439564 4650             1   2  0    23       INQUISITION CLONES (416)
 LOMBER BOS 4670               5   6  0    21       JINDA-BAN (198)
-BERANNE 4697                  1   0  0    21       BATTLE BLADES (420)
 NICKELBACK 4567               2   1  0    19       EAGLES CLAW (47)
-TERDA 4700                    1   0  0    19       BATTLE BLADES (420)
-STABBING EASTWARD 4562        2   0  1    18       TEAM FLOYD (99)
 DASHER 4685                   2   2  0    15       JINDA-BAN (198)
 SWITCHFOOT 4568               1   1  0    12       EAGLES CLAW (47)
 MALEVOLENCE 4569              1   1  0    12       EAGLES CLAW (47)
-MELLOW LEDBETTER 4561         1   1  0     8       TEAM FLOYD (99)
 BENT FENDER 4702              1   2  0     5       JINDA-BAN (198)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
ARTICULATE LORI 4620  14  9 1 JINDA-BAN 198         LEE LEE LO LEE 4653   502 NOT REVE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Nickelback -- Did you hear something in the news last week?  A crash of some kind, on 
the high road, somebody went over the side in the rain.  I'm sure I heard talk about 
something like that, and I can't help being concerned.  It could happen to ME, after 
all. -- Bent Fender

Sir Licksalot -- You should take that problem to a vet.  It's probably something that 
could be cured, if you catch it in time. -- Ballou Ys
P.S.  Hairy tongue, or something.

Poulan -- Damn.  Now we've both got even records, both poised on the brink of going 
up or down.  While YOU may, I say MAY, find that exciting and inspiring, I don't like 
it at all.  It makes me queasy. -- Lomber Bos

Runna Damill -- One of the Lowtown Damills, I can tell. -- Riquettie
P.S.  I'd like to run you THROUGH your old mill.

Malevolence -- Huh, lot of that going around. -- Dasher
P.S.  Like this is a surprise, right?

Zippo -- You're a dear!  Thanks for writing the column, and don't worry about the 
influx of warriors.  You can take them. -- Ballou Ys
P.S.  And congratulations on your graduation!  Always go out on a high note, if you 
can.

11 August 2006
All -- I support Vendetta Cartel's observation of The Dark Knights!  If war is
declared on V.C. by The Dark Knights, then war is also declared on The Dark Knights
of the Desolate Empire by The Avengers of Light!  We have been quietly awaiting such
a chance to expose ourselves (all interested parties contact me c/o The Barbarians:
DM 31, Attn: Timothias)!  Come, Vendetta Cartel, let us show these broke-down
"Knights" what true warriors are! -- Gemini Goldphoenix, Overlord of The Avengers of
Light

26 August 2006
The Avengers of Light.  Another VC lackey?  What's the matter VC, are you scared?
Bringing in reinforcements.  It matters not, bring your avengers and they shall be
crushed!  I am Dark Knight Blackstorm and I represent the Desolate Empire and can
easily be found in 8, 28, 31, 47, 54, and 106.  I reply with steel and your women
shall cry when they start the body count!!!!!!!!!  Remember to sign your posts to
whoever from the VC wrote that earlier Ad. -- Dark Knight Blackstorm

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

ZIPPO devastated ROBERT GERMAN in a action packed 1 minute mismatched fight.
BALLOU YS was demolished by CPT. CRUNCH in a 1 minute one-sided Title melee.
AVERAGE JOE overpowered FRATSFA SLAVE in a 1 minute mismatched duel.
POULAN devastated NICKELBACK in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
RUNNA DAMILL demolished OSKSI NOBLE in a 1 minute mismatched competition.
WHAT'S A VOLKSIE? vanquished LOMBER BOS in a 1 minute brutal mismatched fight.
FUZZY BUNNY SLIPPERS was bested by RIQUETTIE in a popular 1 minute competition.
MALEVOLENCE was overcome by DASHER in a 1 minute melee.
SWITCHFOOT viciously subdued BENT FENDER in a 2 minute gory beginner's duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|SLASHING ATTACK                  4         PARRY-LUNGE        1 -   0 -  0     100  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         STRIKING ATTACK   12 -   4 -  3      75  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         TOTAL PARRY        4 -   2 -  0      67  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         LUNGING ATTACK    23 -  12 -  0      66  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         SLASHING ATTACK   12 -   7 -  0      63  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         AIMED BLOW        15 -  16 -  1      48  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         WALL OF STEEL      4 -   5 -  1      44  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         BASHING ATTACK     9 -  16 -  0      36  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 506 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  ROBERT GERMAN 4521          9   4  1   85 EAGLES CLAW (47)
LUNGING ATTACK   AVERAGE JOE 4677            7   0  0   57 U.A.K. (92)
AIMED BLOW       POULAN 4331                 7   6  1   44 U.A.K. (92)

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is BALLOU YS 4539.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was CPT. CRUNCH 4244.  The ten other most popular fighters were WHAT'S A VOLKSIE? 
4563, DASHER 4685, SWITCHFOOT 4568, AVERAGE JOE 4677, POULAN 4331, RUNNA DAMILL 4676, 
FUZZY BUNNY SLIPPERS 4549, RIQUETTIE 4672, ROBERT GERMAN 4521, and BENT FENDER 4702.

The least popular fighter this week was MALEVOLENCE 4569.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were LOMBER BOS 4670, NICKELBACK 4567, BALLOU YS 4539, BENT FENDER 
4702, ROBERT GERMAN 4521, RIQUETTIE 4672, FUZZY BUNNY SLIPPERS 4549, RUNNA DAMILL 
4676, POULAN 4331, and AVERAGE JOE 4677.

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

ZIPPO (38-4254) U.A.K. (92)