DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/09/2005    Duedate: 06/22/2005

VEASTIAN ARENA

DM-43    TURN-453

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

VAHNZUR
THE FAMILY (116)
(43-4373) [17-13-0,96]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

VAHNZUR                        POSITION IS EMPTY
THE FAMILY (116)               
(43-4373) [17-13-0,96]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

VAHNZUR                        STILJANZ
THE FAMILY (116)               THE FAMILY (116)
(43-4373) [17-13-0,96]         (43-4409) [7-2-0,44]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

THE FAMILY (116)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE FAMILY (116)            21
2. HEADHUNTERS (440)            0      BADLANDS (227)
3. BOOGIE NIGHTS (304)          0      Unchartered Team
4. BADLANDS (227)              -8
                                        (100)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1*HEADHUNTERS (440)          4   2  0 66.7   1/ 1 THE FAMILY (116)          8  6 0
 2- 2 BOOGIE NIGHTS (304)      193 112  9 63.3   2/ 2 BADLANDS (227)            3  1 0
 3/ 3 BADLANDS (227)            49  36  0 57.6   3- 4 BOOGIE NIGHTS (304)       1  0 0
 4/ 4 THE FAMILY (116)         422 480 10 46.8   4- 3*HEADHUNTERS (440)         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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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 516): BLUE SUEDE of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 516): CAT TAGIOUS of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 510): LIL E. TEE of TRIPLE CROWN (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 513): GOLDENROD of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 511): DARK MAGICIAN of LET'S DUEL! (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 510): WHITE WOLF of THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 254): DAISY HAMMER of FLOWER HAMMERZ (Hammer, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 502): DOMITIAN of EQUESTORS (Spartacus, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 252): TERRIBLE TWO of NUMBERS GAME (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 498): KILLING MACHINE of CALL THE PRIEST (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 496): SUCCOTASH of VEGGIES (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 489): HUCKLE CAT of BUSY, BUSYTOWN (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 452): VAHNZUR of THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 230): HOT LIPS of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 SCOMSS SWAMP (turn 224): OSLOBEN BENBOBEN of SKELETON KEY (Skallagrim, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 211): HOLLAN INNIS of MIDDLE WAY 6 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 377): HEDGEHOG of REDHORSE (Mila, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 356): DELORES of FAVORITE GUYS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 159): DEMOGORGON of BAATANAR'RITEZU (Asmo Dius, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 403): THE BLOB of HORROR FILMS from ARUAK CITY (Garfield)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 516): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 516): ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 510): TRIPLE CROWN (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 513): YAMABUSHI (Doc Miracle, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 511): HEROESANDFOUNDONES (The Judge, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 510): THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 254): BAD GERMS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 502): EQUESTORS (Spartacus, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 252): THE STORMBRINGERS (High Lord Bosk, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 498): DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 496): CHAOTICDISORDER (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 489): THE BEARS (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 452): THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 230): SUPERIOR FORCES (Manager, mgr.)
 DM  47 SCOMSS SWAMP (turn 224): SECOND BANANAS (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 211): DARK SIDHE (Daehir, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 377): REDHORSE (Mila, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 356): FAVORITE GUYS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 159): BAATANAR'RITEZU (Asmo Dius, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 403): LEGION OF DUMB (Carnage, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 515): TOM SMITH of THE LAWMEN (Marshal D, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 254): CENTIPEDE of CLASSIC ARCADE (Street Legal, mgr.)
                          FOOLISH FOLGERS of IDIOTIC ICCERS (THawk, mgr.)
              (turn 253): BALDER of VALHALLA (KAT, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 501): CASSIE of CROC FILES (THawk, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 252): MAGOG of DARQUE FORCES (Darque Forces, mgr.)
                   (turn 251): REZOS THE THRACIAN of OVERLORDS (The Icelord, mgr.)
                               TRASHIUS of WHAMMO & THUDDA 4 U! (Micky, mgr.)
                               ABYSSINIAN of THE STORMBRINGERS (High Lord Bosk, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 497): SAVORY of SARATOGA GLORY (The Trainer, mgr.)
                          TAD DEVILLE of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  47 SCOMSS SWAMP (turn 224): OSLOBEN BENBOBEN of SKELETON KEY (Skallagrim, mgr.)
                     (turn 223): LEVIATHAN OF LARD of MYSTIC ORC FEAST (Slugbait)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 355): TAIL IN THE AIR of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 158): ABASHI of BAATANAR'RITEZU (Asmo Dius, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     I can't say that I gave the Convicted Assassin what he had coming--he was still
alive at the end of the fight.  But I gave him a preview.

                                       Vahnzur

                                      SPY REPORT

     It's me, The Unknown Spymaster here with my bag to give you the news on last 
week's fights.  Hey everybody, watch out for STILJANZ, who flew up 16 points in the 
rankings after mashing SHADOW TOMB like a melon.  Keep your eye on this guy.  Ya 
know, some days it doesn't pay to walk out on the sands.  SHADOW TOMB was bested by 
STILJANZ and drops 13 points.  Going for the gusto and coming up with aught but 
bloody knuckles was VEASTIAN's KHALHUMS DWARF, who was turned away from the 
Duelmastership by VAHNZUR.  Advice to bashers--never force anything, just get a 
bigger halberd!   
     Here is other news that is of note.  And hey, kiddies, those of you who didn't 
avoid THE FAMILY, please raise you hand.  Wow.  Does VEASTIAN really have that many 
liars?  Okay, so I may not be funny, but catch BADLANDS' act in the arena.  Those 
acrobats seem to be fairly deft at running from THE FAMILY.   
     Death is kind of like a new puppy:  he's always around wanting to play.  (Ha 
Zontani, how's that for a wise saying?).  Here's some advice:  warriors with little 
wit and will may encounter problems on the trail to the Isle.   
     I think I had better cut this one short.  It's been nice chatting to those of 
you whom I have not offended yet.  Well, there goes another Spy Report.  Good luck in 
next week's fights.  Its been fun, and I'm sure you enjoyed it (boos).  Now that I've 
got you worked up for Snide Clemens, I'll be leaving-- The Unknown Spymaster  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VAHNZUR 4373                 17  13  0    96       THE FAMILY (116)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HANDOW 3960                  10   2  0    70       BADLANDS (227)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DIRK DIGGLER 3962             4   3  0    62       BOOGIE NIGHTS (304)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 STILJANZ 4409                 7   2  0    44       THE FAMILY (116)
-ROY! ROY! ROY! 4401           4   2  0    44       HEADHUNTERS (440)
 TIRANIAN 4391                 8   8  0    35       THE FAMILY (116)
 SHADOW TOMB 4071              5   6  0    35       BADLANDS (227)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GRINIAN 4407                  6   4  0    24       THE FAMILY (116)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TIRRAJ 4429                   2   0  0    23       THE FAMILY (116)
-TORE 3948                     1   2  0    13       BADLANDS (227)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Handow -- Yep, you're from a bad land, all right.  Ouch! -- Tiranian
P.S.  And rude, too!

Damned beggars!  They should all be deported to Andoria!  Down with Beggars! --
Grinian
P.S.  Especially when they're dwarves.

I cannot find it in me to be sympathetic with the Mordant Deserter.  So he didn't
like the way Mordant was, he should have STAYED and tried to make changes.  He's a
quitter. -- Stiljanz

I'm so glad the Embezzling Scribe's insurance policy lapsed!  He probably embezzled
the money to pay for it, and then the insurance agent embezzled it, too, so there was
nothing there!  Poetic justice. -- Tirraj

21 May 2005
Amendment for "Fratsfa's Quest for the Best!"
     Managers that have teams already established in Fratsfa need not have (3) three
warriors in the initiates.  FE will NOT be a factor.  Stables may be entered at any
time.  Just announce your stable in the p-ads.
     ***************************************************************************
     This in my invitation to all managers  who wish to prove their mettle against
managers from all over Alastari.  We have limited TP's in this contest to one a team
at a time.  We DO NOT want this contest to become a scum fest as many others have,
hence the Andorian arena.  Good luck to all who come to prove their skills.  "May
your enemies' blood flow freely" -- Dark Knight Toker, Desolate Empire Alliance

7 June 2005
I am in the process of moving house, and spotlight writing for the next two months
will be very hit-and-miss. -- the Scribe

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

VAHNZUR viciously subdued KHALHUMS DWARF in a 3 minute gruesome master's Title fight.
HANDOW demolished TIRANIAN in a 1 minute one-sided melee.
SHADOW TOMB was defeated by STILJANZ in a 3 minute bloody duel.
GRINIAN was devastated by DANGEROUS CRIMINAL in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
TIRRAJ demolished MORDANT DESERTER in a 1 minute mismatched competition.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   2         SLASHING ATTACK    4 -   0 -  0     100  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         PARRY-LUNGE        7 -   2 -  0      78  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         WALL OF STEEL     12 -   5 -  0      71  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         TOTAL PARRY        2 -   1 -  0      67  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         PARRY-STRIKE       2 -   1 -  0      67  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      6 -   4 -  0      60  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         BASHING ATTACK     3 -   2 -  0      60  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         LUNGING ATTACK    12 -   9 -  1      57  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         STRIKING ATTACK    8 -  10 -  0      44  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         AIMED BLOW         8 -  14 -  0      36  |

Turn 453 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-STRIKE       0 -  0         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         3  STRIKING ATTACK
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  0     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  0         1  WALL OF STEEL  
LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  1     STRIKING ATTACK    0 -  1         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
                              BASHING ATTACK     0 -  0         1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
                              TOTAL PARRY        0 -  0         1  AIMED BLOW     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    VAHNZUR 4373               17  13  0   96 THE FAMILY (116)
LUNGING ATTACK   HANDOW 3960                10   2  0   70 BADLANDS (227)
PARRY-LUNGE      STILJANZ 4409               7   2  0   44 THE FAMILY (116)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is VAHNZUR 4373.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was STILJANZ 4409.  The ten other most popular fighters were VAHNZUR 4373, SHADOW 
TOMB 4071, HANDOW 3960, TIRRAJ 4429, TIRANIAN 4391, GRINIAN 4407,  0,  0,  0, and  0.

The least popular fighter this week was GRINIAN 4407.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were TIRANIAN 4391, TIRRAJ 4429, HANDOW 3960, SHADOW TOMB 4071, VAHNZUR 
4373, STILJANZ 4409,  0,  0,  0, and  0.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

VAHNZUR (43-4373) THE FAMILY (116)