DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 05/11/2013    Duedate: 05/24/2013

RODEKI ARENA

DM-42    TURN-665

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

NO LIMIT HOLD-EM
DEALER'S CHOICE (259)
(42-2887) [13-8-2,134]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

NO LIMIT HOLD-EM               POSITION IS EMPTY
DEALER'S CHOICE (259)          
(42-2887) [13-8-2,134]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

ISENGALEN                      KARMIC KUDZU
DELVERS (154)                  COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
(42-4610) [17-37-0,91]         (42-4718) [11-6-0,90]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

DELVERS (154)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. VENETIAN CINQUE (416)       25
2. COLOR ME SUAVE (322)        17      VENETIAN CINQUE (416)
3. DEALER'S CHOICE (259)       13      Unchartered Team
4. DELVERS (154)               10
5. INTELLECTS OF HIPHOP (414)   0      SOL INVICTUS (289)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 VENETIAN CINQUE (416)     25  14  2 64.1   1/ 1 DELVERS (154)             8  7 0
 2/ 2 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)     949 607 39 61.0   2/ 5 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)      3  0 0
 3/ 0 DEALER'S CHOICE (259)     63  52  6 54.8   3/ 4 VENETIAN CINQUE (416)     3  2 1
 4- 4 INTELLECTS OF HIPH (414)  85  99  5 46.2   4/ 0 DEALER'S CHOICE (259)     3  2 1
 5/ 5 DELVERS (154)            840 %1081 20 43.7   5- 3 INTELLECTS OF HIPH (414)  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

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                         ---===DELARQUAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 726): GRASSCUTTER of SWEORDMASTERS (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 609): ELINTERRI of THE GOLDEN FISH (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 731): ODIN of AESIR (Buri, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 703): EDDIE VEDER of PEARL JAM (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 727): SAIRY WELLS of THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 722): JOE WILLIAMS of BLACK AND BLUES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 731): OZAWINDIB of SENTINELS (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 715): NIKKITA of THE MENTORS' TOY BOX (Dr. Feelgood, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 717): KILL KITTEN of ARDUIN GRIMOIRE (Rascally Rabbit, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 716): BRANDON of RANDOM CHAOS (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 682): CHESTER GRELL of MIDDLE WAY 17 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 671): ZANTOS of SOUL WARRIORS (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 311): BETTINA CHIM of THE MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 664): ISENGALEN of DELVERS (Harby, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 615): PUMA of WILDCATS (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 293): DIAN WEI of ASIAN INVASION (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 286): DILLIS RHIN of ISLANDERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 560): HARBERT KREIGH of MIDDLE WAY 10 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 262): CANCELLED APPT of BASH BROS HAIR CUT
                                              (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 608): ELAYRON of BLOOD + ORANGES (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 726): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 609): THE GOLDEN FISH (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 731): AESIR (Buri, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 703): PEARL JAM (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 727): THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 722): BLACK AND BLUES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 731): TOLBIN'S BP (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 715): THE MOONDOGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 717): HIP HOP HEROES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 716): RANDOM CHAOS (Tolbin, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 682): SERPENTS HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 671): SOUL WARRIORS (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 311): THE MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 664): DELVERS (Harby, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 615): DARK HORSEMEN (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 293): ASIAN INVASION (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 286): ISLANDERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 560): GARBAGE PAIL KIDS (Kharadmon, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 262): BASH BROS LAWYER (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 608) DYSLEXICS UNTIE! II (The Upright Man, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 726): BLACK LUCK of BLACK JUNTA (Chief Illiniwek, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 609): KESTRALINE of THE GOLDEN FISH (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 731): ODIN of AESIR (Buri, mgr.)
                          FREQUENT FLAYER of GENERATION X (Storm Lord, mgr.)
                          SMEG MAGGOD of DARK BLADES (Madwand, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 703): PUY of TEERAK HA (LHI, mgr.)
               (turn 702): DISSIDENT of PEARL JAM (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
                           RABID RABBIT of THE BAD BUNNIES (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 730): DELLEA DOVER of BEACH BABES (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 715): STRAP ON of THE MENTORS' TOY BOX (Dr. Feelgood, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 715): FLAP JACK of ALL JACKED UP II (Pat Sajak, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 682): CHESTER GRELL of MIDDLE WAY 17 (Jorja, mgr.)
              (turn 681): FANG of SERPENTS HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 310): MASSEY of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 663): SEAFOOD RISOTTO of VENETIAN CINQUE (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 292): HARAZIM KOREH of TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 286): DILLIS RHIN of ISLANDERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 262): CANCELLED APPT of BASH BROS HAIR CUT
                                              (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
                   (turn 261): TOO SHORT of BASH BROS HAIR CUT (Assurnasirbanipal)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     Okay!  This time I won the title match fair and square, and got a good meal out
of it besides.  Of course, I have something like eight visible fights to every one of
my opponent's, but... way it goes.

                                   Isengalen, trying to juggle four jobs up here

                                      SPY REPORT

     Hail and well met warriors of RODEKI!  Know me for who I am, Zontani Sharp Eyes, 
Spymaster extraordinaire of all Alastari.  Warriors--remember that glory waits always 
around the corner!  Witness how this week COLOR ME SUAVE went 1-0-0 to move up 3 in 
the rankings.  VEAL CHOP caught the eye of many in the gladiatorial commission as he 
skillfully bested DUECES WILD and was awarded 32 points in recognition.  In one of 
the week's more notable duels, KARMIC KUDZU put down VEAL MARSALA, causing him to 
lose 7 points of recognition in the process.  The city has turned out in honor of NO 
LIMIT HOLD-EM, for with its arena victory it may now lay claim to the highest 
position in the city!  Would you believe that over half of the old women in RODEKI 
seem to feel that they could fight better than you gladiators?   
     But come now, let us look deeper into the maze of contention and crossed blades 
that is city RODEKI.  My inside sources tell me that the team to beat in RODEKI these 
days is DELVERS.  At least, most blades in town are looking to avoid them.  If you 
didn't look down dark alleys you'd have been hard pressed to find any of VENETIAN 
CINQUE last week.  Busy avoiding DELVERS?   
     Is not Death a warrior's foremost adviser?   Warriors, may this counselor stand 
ready at your right hand forever!  Look no more for NOTHING in the arena or on the 
streets of RODEKI.  Its fate was sealed in the Dark Arena.  Inevitable for one at 
15-7-0.  Some guilds are strict but few are as heartless as DEALER'S CHOICE.  
Witness, last turn they sent NOTHING, a 15-7-0 fighter, to the Dark Arena!  NO PAIR 
has sworn to take up religion upon living to tell of his recent bout with the Dark 
Arena horrors.  A rare thing indeed!  I have seen warriors die in youth.  I have seen 
men cut down in their prime.  This week DEALER'S CHOICE must mourn the loss of 7-4-1 
DUECES WILD to VENETIAN CINQUE.  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!   
     The girls are as pretty in RODEKI as ever I remembered them....and the fighters 
as ugly!  Don't let your reputation slip!  More than a sharp eye must I keep, indeed 
a stout pair of legs must I keep as well!  The endless paths of Alastari await me!  
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                  
 NO LIMIT HOLD-EM 2887        13   8  2   134       DEALER'S CHOICE (259)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-PASDANOUS 4613               21  26  0    95       INTELLECTS OF HIPHOP (414)
 ISENGALEN 4610               17  37  0    91       DELVERS (154)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KARMIC KUDZU 4718            11   6  0    90       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
-KOOL MOE DEE 4632            11   6  2    85       INTELLECTS OF HIPHOP (414)
 VEAL MARSALA 4724             7   3  0    78       VENETIAN CINQUE (416)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CRAZY PINEAPPLE 3011          7   7  0    75       DEALER'S CHOICE (259)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 NO PAIR 2803                  9  14  1    65       DEALER'S CHOICE (259)
 JURGENHALEN 4654             12  26  0    62       DELVERS (154)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VEAL CHOP 4760                2   0  1    56       VENETIAN CINQUE (416)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 INGRETTE 4753                 5   2  0    27       DELVERS (154)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KHULBADD 4756                 3   2  0    17       DELVERS (154)
 JOSEPH GEORGE 4765            2   0  0    17       DELVERS (154)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
BANDIT PRINCE           0  0 0 DARK ARENA           NO PAIR 2803          665  NONE
DUECES WILD 3063        7  4 1 DEALER'S CHOICE 259  VEAL CHOP 4760        665   
NOTHING 2802           15  8 0 DEALER'S CHOICE 259  BLACK ORC             665  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Karmic Kudzu -- Yeah.  Damn.  That's what I've got. -- Jurgenhalen

Why do I get the feeling that the arena is serving as a sort of debtors' prison for
the Osksi Noble?  He's no fighter, that's for sure. -- Ingrette

Veal Chop -- Cheese louise!  You Venetians are cradle-robbers!  If you don't let your
cattle grow up, you're going to run OUT of them. -- Khulbadd

No!  I am NOT A DWARF!  Where do the clerks GET these ideas?  Just because I didn't
shave before applying for a team--!  ARGGH! -- Joseph George

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

NOTHING was viciously butchered by BLACK ORC in a 3 minute Dark Arena fight.
NO PAIR savagely slew BANDIT PRINCE in a 2 minute brutal Dark Arena melee.
ISENGALEN was overpowered by NO LIMIT HOLD-EM in a 1 minute mismatched Title duel.
KARMIC KUDZU savagely defeated VEAL MARSALA in a exciting 3 minute bloody fight.
JURGENHALEN was devastated by CRAZY PINEAPPLE in a 2 minute bloody one-sided duel.
DUECES WILD was executed by VEAL CHOP in a popular 1 minute mismatched brawl.
INGRETTE handily defeated OSKSI NOBLE in a 1 minute uneven melee.
KHULBADD vanquished MORDANT DESERTER in a 1 minute one-sided duel.
JOSEPH GEORGE won victory over CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute novice's duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  4         PARRY-LUNGE        1 -   0 -  0     100  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         LUNGING ATTACK    23 -  10 -  1      70  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      5 -   3 -  0      63  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         STRIKING ATTACK   17 -  11 -  1      61  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         TOTAL PARRY       13 -   9 -  1      59  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         BASHING ATTACK     9 -   9 -  1      50  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         PARRY-STRIKE       4 -   5 -  0      44  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         SLASHING ATTACK    3 -   6 -  1      33  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         AIMED BLOW         6 -  14 -  0      30  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    0         WALL OF STEEL      3 -   8 -  0      27  |

Turn 665 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     AIMED BLOW         0 -  1         2  STRIKING ATTACK
PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  0     LUNGING ATTACK     0 -  2         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  0     TOTAL PARRY        0 -  1         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
SLASHING ATTACK    1 -  0     WALL OF STEEL      0 -  0         1  TOTAL PARRY    
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0                                       1  BASHING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    3 -  1                                       1  PARRY-STRIKE   
                                                                1  SLASHING ATTACK
                                                                1  AIMED BLOW     
                                                                1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
PARRY-LUNGE      NO LIMIT HOLD-EM 2887      13   8  2  134 DEALER'S CHOICE (259)
BASHING ATTACK   KARMIC KUDZU 4718          11   6  0   90 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
LUNGING ATTACK   VEAL MARSALA 4724           7   3  0   78 VENETIAN CINQUE (416)
STRIKING ATTACK  VEAL CHOP 4760              2   0  1   56 VENETIAN CINQUE (416)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is ISENGALEN 4610.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was KARMIC KUDZU 4718.  The ten other most popular fighters were VEAL MARSALA 4724, 
NO PAIR 2803, NO LIMIT HOLD-EM 2887, CRAZY PINEAPPLE 3011, VEAL CHOP 4760, INGRETTE 
4753, NOTHING 2802, ISENGALEN 4610, JURGENHALEN 4654, and DUECES WILD 3063.

The least popular fighter this week was JOSEPH GEORGE 4765.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were KHULBADD 4756, DUECES WILD 3063, JURGENHALEN 4654, ISENGALEN 
4610, NOTHING 2802, INGRETTE 4753, VEAL CHOP 4760, CRAZY PINEAPPLE 3011, NO LIMIT 
HOLD-EM 2887, and NO PAIR 2803.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

ISENGALEN (42-4610) DELVERS (154)