DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 05/25/2013    Duedate: 06/07/2013

RODEKI ARENA

DM-42    TURN-666

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

NO LIMIT HOLD-EM
DEALER'S CHOICE (259)
(42-2887) [14-8-2,138]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

NO LIMIT HOLD-EM               POSITION IS EMPTY
DEALER'S CHOICE (259)          
(42-2887) [14-8-2,138]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

NO LIMIT HOLD-EM               VEAL MARSALA
DEALER'S CHOICE (259)          VENETIAN CINQUE (416)
(42-2887) [14-8-2,138]         (42-4724) [7-4-0,72]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

DELVERS (154)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. DEALER'S CHOICE (259)       42
2. DELVERS (154)               11      VENETIAN CINQUE (416)
3. VENETIAN CINQUE (416)        7      Unchartered Team
4. I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)     -3
5. COLOR ME SUAVE (322)       -23      KAMIGAWA (378)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 VENETIAN CINQUE (416)     26  16  2 61.9   1/ 1 DELVERS (154)             8  7 0
 2/ 2 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)     949 608 39 61.0   2/ 4 DEALER'S CHOICE (259)     6  4 1
 3/ 3 DEALER'S CHOICE (259)     66  54  6 55.0   3/ 3 VENETIAN CINQUE (416)     4  4 1
 4/ 5 DELVERS (154)            842 %1084 20 43.7   4/ 2 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)      2  1 0
 5/ 0 I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)   73 105  9 41.0   5/ 0 I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)   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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                         ---===DELARQUAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 727): GRASSCUTTER of SWEORDMASTERS (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 610): POLISH CAVALRY of MISNOMERS (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 732): WHIFF of LEGIONS' OF HELL (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 704): EDDIE VEDER of PEARL JAM (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 728): 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 732): GUMBERCULES of ADULT SWIM (Buri, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 716): HUMAN CENTIPEDE of ABOMINATION (Chase, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 718): KILL KITTEN of ARDUIN GRIMOIRE (Rascally Rabbit, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 717): LUCIANA of THE UNHOLY ONES (Daikkan, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 683): ETHER of STILLMATIC (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 672): ZANTOS of SOUL WARRIORS (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 312): BETTINA CHIM of THE MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 665): NO LIMIT HOLD-EM of DEALER'S CHOICE (?, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 616): 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 561): HARBERT KREIGH of MIDDLE WAY 10 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 263): FILING FEE of BASH BROS LAWYER (Assurnasirbanipal)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 609): ELAYRON of BLOOD + ORANGES (Jorja, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 727): LOW ROAD 3 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 610): THE GOLDEN FISH (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 732): AESIR (Buri, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 704): PEARL JAM (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 728): THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 723): BLACK AND BLUES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 732): TOOL SHED (Leprechaun, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 716): ANTHROPOS KRATOS (Pagan, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 718): CENTER FOR OLDS (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 717): NOMADIC TRIBE (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 683): SERPENTS HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 672): SOUL WARRIORS (Stillgard, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 312): STEEL WOLVES 2 (Lobo, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 665): DELVERS (Harby, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 616): 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 561): GARBAGE PAIL KIDS (Kharadmon, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 263): BASH BROS LAWYER (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 609) BRUTAL LEGION et al (Seraphim, 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.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 715): STRAP ON of THE MENTORS' TOY BOX (Dr. Feelgood, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 682): CHESTER GRELL of MIDDLE WAY 17 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 665): ISENGALEN of DELVERS (Harby, 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  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 561): HARBERT KREIGH of MIDDLE WAY 10 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 262): CANCELLED APPT of BASH BROS HAIR CUT
                                              (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

NO LIMIT HOLD-EM
ST-15(2), CN=8, SZ=3, WT=21, WL=21, SP=5, DF=13
Come get me.

                                      SPY REPORT

     Greetings warriors!  It is I, Zontani Sharp Eyes, here to bring report of the 
clash and bustle of the weekly RODEKI games.  ISENGALEN caught the eye of many in the 
gladiatorial commission as he skillfully bested VEAL MARSALA and was awarded 12 
points in recognition.  In one of the week's more notable duels, ISENGALEN put down 
VEAL MARSALA, causing him to lose 6 points of recognition in the process.  Not for 
nothing has NO LIMIT HOLD-EM in the past laid claim to the Duelmaster's throne, and 
this week it's proven its combat skill yet again.  Informants "close" to the city 
champion have told me that he never fights without pantyhose on beneath his armor.  
Watch out!   
     Many and various are the arts of battle.  In RODEKI "art" is a word that has 
long since passed from the language!  I saw one fighter that warriors avoided when 
this week's challenge seeking began.  DELVERS is feared.  This much I can say.  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?  Loose talk at the arena has reached my 
ears and it but confirms the knowledge that many fighters are after ISENGALEN.  Watch 
your back!  A match that raised a few eyebrows at the games this week, it seems that 
NO PAIR posted a challenge against the more highly recognized KARMIC KUDZU.  The 
results, you ask?  Well, the firebrand NO PAIR bested KARMIC KUDZU.  Remember 
warriors, this is the discipline of steel.   
     Is not Death a warrior's foremost adviser?   Warriors, may this counselor stand 
ready at your right hand forever!  My sources at DELVERS stable claim they've never 
seen the guild bitterer.  This as a result of the untimely demise of INGRETTE.  
Beware DANGEROUS CRIMINAL!  Dark alleys may hide both secrets and assassins.  In the 
arena there is only the brightness of steel.  Keep vigil always!   
     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        14   8  2   138       DEALER'S CHOICE (259)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SPORK! 4580                  17   6  0   100       I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 NO PAIR 2803                 10  14  1    90       DEALER'S CHOICE (259)
 CRAZY PINEAPPLE 3011          8   7  0    77       DEALER'S CHOICE (259)
 VEAL MARSALA 4724             7   4  0    72       VENETIAN CINQUE (416)
 KARMIC KUDZU 4718            11   7  0    67       COLOR ME SUAVE (322)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VEAL CHOP 4760                3   0  1    66       VENETIAN CINQUE (416)
 JURGENHALEN 4654             12  27  0    63       DELVERS (154)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 WHY DO YOU ASK ME 4556       12  24  2    62       I CAN'T BRUSH YOU (407)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JOSEPH GEORGE 4765            3   0  0    24       DELVERS (154)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KHULBADD 4756                 3   3  0    12       DELVERS (154)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
BLUFF 4769              0  1 0 DEALER'S CHOICE 259  BANDIT PRINCE         666  NONE
DUECES WILD 3063        7  4 1 DEALER'S CHOICE 259  VEAL CHOP 4760        665   
FOLD 4768               0  1 0 DEALER'S CHOICE 259  STONE GOLEM           666  NONE
INGRETTE 4753           5  3 0 DELVERS 154          DANGEROUS CRIMIN      666  NONE
DUD 4764                0  1 0 VENETIAN CINQUE 416  WURM KIN              666  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Please allow me to introduce myself.
I am a man of swords and pain.
I've been gone for a long, long time.
But now I'm back, to your disdain.
I was there when the Dark Circle ruled these lands,
And put you all to shame.
I'm so.... pleased to meet you.
Hope you recall my name.

     Why, have you forgotten it?  Do we get a clue?

Veal Chop -- Thanks, I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with that pud. -- The Dealer

Low, very low?  BORN TO SCUM?  NO!  Say it isn't SO! -- Isengalen

Two losses to managed gladiators, three wins over standbys, this is so typical!  I
suppose I should be glad the standbys didn't beat them up. -- Harby, Delvers,
brooding

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

FOLD was butchered by STONE GOLEM in a 2 minute Dark Arena fight.
DUD was butchered by WURM KIN in a 1 minute Dark Arena duel.
BLUFF was killed by BANDIT PRINCE in a exciting 1 minute Dark Arena melee.
VEAL MARSALA was overpowered by ISENGALEN in a 2 minute mismatched Challenge duel.
NO PAIR overpowered KARMIC KUDZU in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge match.
NO LIMIT HOLD-EM devastated M. CHARDINEE in a 1 minute one-sided Title duel.
CRAZY PINEAPPLE bested JURGENHALEN in a 1 minute match.
WHY DO YOU ASK ME was devastated by VEAL CHOP in a 1 minute one-sided competition.
INGRETTE was slaughtered by DANGEROUS CRIMINAL in a 1 minute uneven duel.
KHULBADD was vanquished by MORDANT DESERTER in a action packed 1 minute uneven fight.
JOSEPH GEORGE overpowered CONVICTED THIEF in a 1 minute one-sided fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  5         PARRY-LUNGE        2 -   0 -  0     100  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   4         STRIKING ATTACK   19 -  11 -  1      63  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         LUNGING ATTACK    18 -  11 -  0      62  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         TOTAL PARRY       11 -   7 -  1      61  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      5 -   4 -  0      56  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         PARRY-STRIKE       4 -   5 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         BASHING ATTACK     9 -  12 -  1      43  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   1         SLASHING ATTACK    3 -   5 -  1      38  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         AIMED BLOW         5 -  12 -  0      29  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    0         WALL OF STEEL      2 -   7 -  0      22  |

Turn 666 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         3  STRIKING ATTACK
PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
SLASHING ATTACK    1 -  0     LUNGING ATTACK     0 -  1         2  BASHING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    3 -  2     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  4         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
                              TOTAL PARRY        0 -  0         1  SLASHING ATTACK
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  0         1  PARRY-STRIKE   
                                                                1  AIMED BLOW     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
PARRY-LUNGE      NO LIMIT HOLD-EM 2887      14   8  2  138 DEALER'S CHOICE (259)
PARRY-STRIKE     CRAZY PINEAPPLE 3011        8   7  0   77 DEALER'S CHOICE (259)
LUNGING ATTACK   VEAL MARSALA 4724           7   4  0   72 VENETIAN CINQUE (416)
BASHING ATTACK   KARMIC KUDZU 4718          11   7  0   67 COLOR ME SUAVE (322)
STRIKING ATTACK  VEAL CHOP 4760              3   0  1   66 VENETIAN CINQUE (416)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is NO LIMIT HOLD-EM 2887.  The most popular warrior 
this turn was VEAL MARSALA 4724.  The ten other most popular fighters were VEAL CHOP 
4760, FOLD 4768, BLUFF 4769, NO PAIR 2803, NO LIMIT HOLD-EM 2887, CRAZY PINEAPPLE 
3011, KHULBADD 4756, JOSEPH GEORGE 4765, DUD 4764, and KARMIC KUDZU 4718.

The least popular fighter this week was INGRETTE 4753.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were WHY DO YOU ASK ME 4556, JURGENHALEN 4654, KARMIC KUDZU 4718, DUD 4764, 
JOSEPH GEORGE 4765, KHULBADD 4756, CRAZY PINEAPPLE 3011, NO LIMIT HOLD-EM 2887, NO 
PAIR 2803, and BLUFF 4769.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

NO LIMIT HOLD-EM (42-2887) DEALER'S CHOICE (259)

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

ISENGALEN (42-4610) DELVERS (154)