DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 11/13/2010    Duedate: 11/26/2010

RODEKI ARENA

DM-42    TURN-600

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

HARD KNOCKS
COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
(42-4555) [11-6-0,112]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

HARD KNOCKS                    POSITION IS EMPTY
COLOR ME SUAVE (322)           
(42-4555) [11-6-0,112]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

BRAID                          TOOTHBRUSH
I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)        I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)
(42-4548) [10-9-3,73]          (42-4546) [10-9-0,73]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

DELVERS (154)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. FACELESS FACTORS (410)      34
2. DELVERS (154)               21      COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
3. COLOR ME SUAVE (322)        10      Unchartered Team
4. I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)    -15
                                       FACELESS FACTORS (410)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 0*FACELESS FACTORS (410)     9   1  0 90.0   1/ 2 DELVERS (154)             8  5 0
 2/ 1 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)     770 509 34 60.2   2/ 1 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)      7  6 0
 3/ 2 DELVERS (154)            694 911 18 43.2   3/ 3 I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)   5 10 0
 4/ 3 I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)   36  53  7 40.4   4/ 0*FACELESS FACTORS (410)    4  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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                         ---===DELARQUAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 661): JOY of MIGHTY MORALS II (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 544): HEMLOCK of SERPENTS HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 666): ALFJAR of AESIR (Buri, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 638): IRONSIDE of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 662): SONNY of TECHNOLOGY (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 657): UPPER DECK of BALTO (JE, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 666): SONYA of SERPENTS HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 650): FRIDAY THE 13TH of BACON MAKIN' (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 652): BIG PIMPIN' IMP of THE GRATEFUL UNDEAD (Street Legal)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 651): TERRA SIGILLATA of THE RED BLADES (Bill the Bard, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 619): BELARDON FRYE of MIDDLE WAY 17 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 606): LUM BUSBY of JINDA-BAN (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 279): MS D. MEENER of CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 599): HARD KNOCKS of COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 550): OF SEA AND WIND of RAISING R'LYEH (Reaper, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 262): MADAM VENUSIA of SPARF! (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 253): IMMACULATECOLLECTION of CHAPEL ROCK (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 495): GILFMET IVERS of MIDDLE WAY 10 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 230): STEVE LAKE of SUE'S BOYS (?, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 543): GATEWAY of ATTACK OF THE CLONES (Crip, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 661): HOMICIDAL MANIACS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 544): THE GOLDEN FISH (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 666): GAMES LIBRARY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 638): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 662): THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 657): PSYCHO SQUAD (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 666): BUNION SQUAD (Obregon, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 650): THE MOONDOGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 652): CENTER FOR OLDS (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 651): THE RED BLADES (Bill the Bard, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 619): MIDDLE WAY 17 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 606): JINDA-BAN (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 279): PROPHETIC OMENS (Lord Rahl, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 499): COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 550): RAISING R'LYEH (Reaper, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 262): SPARF! (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 253): CHAPEL ROCK (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 495): HILLTOP GURUS (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 230): MEAT YOUR MAKER (Crip, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 543) STREET PIZZA et al (The Upright Man, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 662): IRVINA KORL of THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 657): UPPER DECK of BALTO (JE, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 666): BETTERTHANEVER of WASTELAND II (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
               (turn 665): DOOM DWARF of BUNION SQUAD (Obregon, mgr.)
                           HARPOON of BUNION SQUAD (Obregon, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 650): FRIDAY THE 13TH of BACON MAKIN' (Sherlock, mgr.)
               (turn 649): THE GRINCH of ABOMINATIONS (Chase, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 651): TERRA SIGILLATA of THE RED BLADES (Bill the Bard, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 279): MS D. MEENER of CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 598): ROCKHOG JR of DELVERS (Harby, mgr.)
                           FAROMAN of DELVERS (Harby, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 262): MADAM VENUSIA of SPARF! (Crip, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Good day, in RODEKI a quiet thief gets rich, but a quiet spymaster gets poor.  
So bring me ale and harken to my tidbits of news.  It seems the training can make the 
difference, as COLOR ME SUAVE is pushed out of top team by DELVERS, who came from 2nd 
with a 3-0-0 this turn.  And let's see, MIST fought WHY DO YOU ASK ME and gained 15 
points and contributed to FACELESS FACTORS' 4-1-0.  CO has lost to FELLERMAN, falling 
9 points, while helping make FACELESS FACTORS a 4-1-0 turn.  The attempts to dethrone 
the Duelmaster have failed, and HARD KNOCKS remains RODEKI's top warrior for another 
turn.  By the way, was that our Duelmaster that I saw last night, cramped under the 
table at The Warty Toad?   
     The crowd's roar, the smell of iron and leather, mixed with sweat, what more 
could a warrior ask of life?  Well, besides that.   
     We only live a short time in this world, so why not take a sharp blade, and 
shave it close?  A farewell moment, if you please, HAIRBRUSH of I CAN'T BRUSH YOU has 
been sent to the Dark Arena, and was carried out on its shield.  Is it really true 
that RODEKI has more dishwashers per capita that fighters?  Just thought I'd ask...   
     Remember, blood on the purple robe does not change it from a purple robe.  Dare 
to fight bravely.  Well, I'm burning daylight here in RODEKI and I've a long road 
ahead of me.  Happy Trails.  Until the sun next rises and my pen sets to paper-- 
Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HARD KNOCKS 4555             11   6  0   112       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JELLO KNUCKLES 4554          15   2  0    93       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BRAID 4548                   10   9  3    73       I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)
 TOOTHBRUSH 4546              10   9  0    73       I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GASTAIGNE 4535               11  10  0    60       DELVERS (154)
 DAMON SHOVELL 4552           12   6  1    58       DELVERS (154)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 COMB 4545                     6  13  1    32       I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)
 RODEKILL 4564                 4   3  1    29       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
 TANTRUM YOGA 4563             4   3  1    29       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
 PRIDE 4571                    2   0  0    28       FACELESS FACTORS (410)
 MIST 4572                     2   0  0    28       FACELESS FACTORS (410)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 WHY DO YOU ASK ME 4556        5   6  2    23       I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)
 AGE 4574                      2   0  0    22       FACELESS FACTORS (410)
 ENVY 4573                     2   0  0    21       FACELESS FACTORS (410)
 FELLERMAN 4575                1   2  0    16       DELVERS (154)
 CO 4570                       1   1  0     4       FACELESS FACTORS (410)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
FLIMSY KNICKERS 4553    9  5 0 COLOR ME SUAVE 322   BRAID 4548            597  JUST REVENGED
HAIRBRUSH 4547          4 15 1 I CAN'T BRUSH YO 407 HIGH ELF              600  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Hard Knocks -- I suppose I had no choice but to let you win that one.  We have little
enough to be proud of here in Rodeki, but at least our Duelmaster can take the title
on a win.  Wear it well. -- Faroman

Tantrum Yoga -- Gotta love it, even if it means losing.  I'm watching every minute,
see, and one of these days *I* will be a master of Tantrum Yoga. -- Fellerman

I'd laugh at the Venomous Concubine, but I'm feeling generous.  She couldn't help
being devastated by me.  I'm like that. -- Rockhog the Devastating

Toothbrush -- Dammit, I don't HAVE tooths, I have tines.  I don't NEED a toothbrush,
okay?  Back off. -- Damon Shovell

Comb -- Shave and a haircut, six bits! -- Gastaigne
P.S.  Although it actually costs a lot more these days.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

HAIRBRUSH was butchered by HIGH ELF in a 1 minute bloody Dark Arena fight.
HARD KNOCKS vanquished BRAID in a 1 minute uneven Title battle.
JELLO KNUCKLES demolished TOOTHBRUSH in a 3 minute uneven fight.
GASTAIGNE devastated COMB in a 1 minute one-sided contest.
DAMON SHOVELL overpowered TANTRUM YOGA in a 1 minute mismatched match.
RODEKILL was unbelievably bested by CAPTURED ORC in a 1 minute duel.
WHY DO YOU ASK ME was overpowered by MIST in a 1 minute one-sided struggle.
FELLERMAN bested CO in a 2 minute novice's competition.
PRIDE handily defeated EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 1 minute uneven melee.
ENVY vanquished CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
AGE vanquished CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute one-sided duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|SLASHING ATTACK                  4         TOTAL PARRY       10 -   2 -  1      83  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         SLASHING ATTACK   20 -   9 -  4      69  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         STRIKING ATTACK    3 -   2 -  0      60  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     2         PARRY-LUNGE       13 -   9 -  1      59  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         PARRY-RIPOSTE     13 -  10 -  1      57  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         LUNGING ATTACK     8 -   7 -  0      53  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         BASHING ATTACK     6 -   6 -  2      50  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         AIMED BLOW        12 -  13 -  0      48  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         WALL OF STEEL      5 -   6 -  0      45  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   1         PARRY-STRIKE       5 -   8 -  0      38  |

Turn 600 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
AIMED BLOW       HARD KNOCKS 4555           11   6  0  112 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
TOTAL PARRY      JELLO KNUCKLES 4554        15   2  0   93 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
SLASHING ATTACK  BRAID 4548                 10   9  3   73 I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)
LUNGING ATTACK   TOOTHBRUSH 4546            10   9  0   73 I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)
WALL OF STEEL    GASTAIGNE 4535             11  10  0   60 DELVERS (154)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is BRAID 4548.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
TOOTHBRUSH 4546.  The ten other most popular fighters were HARD KNOCKS 4555, 
FELLERMAN 4575, JELLO KNUCKLES 4554, GASTAIGNE 4535, DAMON SHOVELL 4552, MIST 4572, 
CO 4570, PRIDE 4571, HAIRBRUSH 4547, and COMB 4545.

The least popular fighter this week was WHY DO YOU ASK ME 4556.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were TANTRUM YOGA 4563, BRAID 4548, AGE 4574, ENVY 4573, RODEKILL 
4564, COMB 4545, HAIRBRUSH 4547, PRIDE 4571, CO 4570, and MIST 4572.

                   MAIL-IN TOURNEY L

PRIMUS TOURNEY                         W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
JANET RENO 3823 (135-118-1)            4  3  0         I'M DEAD SEXY        

FRESHMEN TOURNEY                       W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
BOZO 4016 (25-64-0)                    1  3  0         CLOWNING AROUND      
REEKY SNEAK 4491 (23-7-0)              1  3  0         DUNGEON CELL         

CHALLENGERS TOURNEY                    W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
DEAD MAN WALKING 4512 (13-4-0)         0  3  0         DUNGEON CELL         

ROOKIES TOURNEY                        W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
TON OF BRICKS 4562 (0-0-0)             2  3  0         PROVERBIAL           

DEAD CHALLENGERS TOURNEY               W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
DORSAL FINN 1662 (0-0-0)               8  3  0         NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC  

DEAD CHAMPIONS TOURNEY                 W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
GRECIAN FORMULA 1664 (0-0-0)           3  2  0  DEAD   NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC  

DEAD INITIATES TOURNEY                 W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
QUIKTHRUST 1838 (0-0-0)                0  3  0         CRYSTAL EMPIRE       

                        WINTER FACE-TO-FACE IN SUNNY ARIZONA!

Our next winter FTF will be held in Tempe, Arizona, January 14-16, 2011.  It will be 
held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Tempe, Arizona (480-894-7444), the same hotel as 
last year by popular request.  Room rates are $129.00 per night, 1-2 occupancy, which 
includes full cooked breakfast, complimentary manager's reception (yes, really!), free 
airport shuttle, free parking and free high speed internet.  There's a fitness center, 
jacuzzi, and pool.  The rooms are blocked--please make your reservation by December 22 
before the block is released!  (This is prime season for Phoenix, and people have been
unable to book rooms because they waited too long.)  Look for the tournament info 
sheet and minioverviews some time in December.  We hope you're all looking forward to 
it and that we will see you there!