DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 01/27/2011    Duedate: 02/09/2011

VEASTIAN ARENA

DM-43    TURN-594

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

DANIEL SILVERLOCK
WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)
(43-4713) [11-5-0,99]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

DANIEL SILVERLOCK              TORN CLOTH
WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)        IS THAT A CLUE? (473)
(43-4713) [11-5-0,99]          (43-4741) [5-1-0,54]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

VAISTINIE                      KENSELJO
THE FAMILY (116)               THE FAMILY (116)
(43-4702) [21-18-1,82]         (43-4709) [13-10-0,63]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. IS THAT A CLUE? (473)       21
2. THE FAMILY (116)            12      WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)
3. WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)      9      Unchartered Team

                                       IS THAT A CLUE? (473)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*IS THAT A CLUE? (473)     18  10  0 64.3   1/ 2 WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)   9  6 1
 2/ 2 WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)   44  36  5 55.0   2/ 1*IS THAT A CLUE? (473)     8  5 0
 3/ 3 THE FAMILY (116)         765 821 19 48.2   3/ 3 THE FAMILY (116)          6  9 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 662): NORTHER of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 664): ARISTOCLEA of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 558): RAINBIRD of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 658): VARICK of TERMINUS (Carrick, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 660): GOLDEN DELICIOUS of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 651): NEFARIOUS of BROTHERHOOD (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 652): DID NOT FLUSH of BASH BRO HOUSEMATE (Assurnasirbanipal)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 328): TEZCATLIPOCA of THE PENTARCHY (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 649): TRINKET of SERPENTS HOLD (Khisant, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 626): OMBERT QURL of MIDDLE WAY 7 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 646): SLITHER of SERPENTS HOLD (Khisant, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 643): SCUTTLEBUTT of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 635): SECOND WATCH of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 593): VAISTINIE of THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 303): PAYNE of DARQUE FORCES II (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 298): SALSA ELEMENTAL of DARQUE FORCES
                                                         (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 284): WHISTLIN DIXIE of DARQUE FORCES II (Master Darque)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 525): ERBIN GOETZ of MIDDLE WAY 20 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 510): GARM of RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 492): WALLIS YET of MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 486): HARLEQUIN of SERPENTS HOLD (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 233): LILAS KEELER of MIDDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 447): -.... of NUMB-ERS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 442): WATERLOO of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 434): MATT of J (Sherlock, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 550): SUPERIOR FORCES of DUPLICATE REDUNDANCY (A-Sop, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 663): BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 664): DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 558): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 658): TERMINUS (Carick, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 660): GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 651): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 652): CUNNING RUNTS (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 328): MY GENERATION (Storm Lord, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 649): STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 326): MIDDLE WAY 7 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 644): FISHERMAN'S WHARF (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 643): SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 635): CHILDREN OF LLYR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 593): IS THAT A CLUE? (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 303): STREET WALKERS (Roadkill, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 298): LES TURFISTES (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 284): LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 525): INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 510): RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 492): MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 486): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 233): H8 2 TXT (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 447): NUMB-ERS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 442): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 434): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 550): MIDDLE ITALY et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 662): HOMESTAR of HOMESTAR & CO (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 664): ARISTOCLEA of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 657): STONEBOW of GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 652): DID NOT FLUSH of BASH BRO HOUSEMATE (Assurnasirbanipal)
                            WHITE CHOCOLATE of WALI'S FINEST (?, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 328): TEZCATLIPOCA of THE PENTARCHY (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 648): ORATHAI of ECHL-EAST (LHI, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 642): GANGPLANK RIDER of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 634): SCAPA of ON THE ROCKS (Bartender, mgr.)
                           SAZERAC of ON THE ROCKS (Bartender, mgr.)
                           TAMRA KAI of CHILDREN OF LLYR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 298): SALSA ELEMENTAL of DARQUE FORCES
                                                         (Master Darque, mgr.)
                          (turn 297): AFRICAN QUEEN of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
                                      THE LION KING of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
                                      ITHYIC THING of ABYSMAL RITES (Reaper, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 509): READY EDDIE of RED DOG GANG (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 492): BARLO CHELLS of MIDDLE WAY 16 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 491): HUGH GRANT of DOCTORS (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 232): ANASTASIA of MYSTERIOUS (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 447): POLYNIKES of GATES OF FIRE (Chief Illiniwek, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 442): WATERLOO of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 434): MATT of J (Sherlock, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     M. Chardinee and I meet so often, I almost expect my brothers to ask him what
his intentions are!

                                     Vaistinie

                                      SPY REPORT

     Good day, in VEASTIAN 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 IS THAT A CLUE? is pushed out of top team by WARRIORS OF STEEL, who 
came from 2nd with a 1-4-0 this turn.  And let's see, MELANJI fought ALVERNON 
STRONGAXE and gained 12 points and contributed to THE FAMILY's 3-2-0.  JEREMIAH 
BROADBLADE has lost to VILE HENCHMAN, falling 6 points, while helping make WARRIORS 
OF STEEL a 1-4-0 turn.  And not without some honor, DANIEL SILVERLOCK now claims the 
title and throne of Duelmaster of VEASTIAN.  By the way, was that our Duelmaster that 
I saw last night, cramped under the table at The Warty Toad?   
     He who challenges well, fights well.  He who avoids without cause, shall lose 
for good reasons.  My mama told me that one.   
     The Dark Arena is for those who cannot win, not who cannot lose with grace.  
Dignity in life or death is the warrior's creed.  Congratulations go out to IS THAT A 
CLUE?, with VILE HENCHMAN revenging a bloodfeud against JEREMIAH BROADBLADE of 
WARRIORS OF STEEL.  Is it really true that VEASTIAN 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.  It's been nice chatting with you, until we meet again, keep your 
swords sharp and your hammers heavy.  Until the sun next rises and my pen sets to 
paper-- Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DANIEL SILVERLOCK 4713       11   5  0    99       WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VAISTINIE 4702               21  18  1    82       THE FAMILY (116)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KENSELJO 4709                13  10  0    63       THE FAMILY (116)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TORN CLOTH 4741               5   1  0    54       IS THAT A CLUE? (473)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JONAS SWITCHBLADE 4714        9   7  2    46       WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)
 VILE HENCHMAN 4743            4   2  0    46       IS THAT A CLUE? (473)
 SAMUEL CLIPPER 4716          11   5  0    38       WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)
 JEREMIAH BROADBLADE 4712      6  10  2    36       WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)
 KIRVINJ 4730                  7   4  0    35       THE FAMILY (116)
 BOOT PRINT 4740               4   2  0    34       IS THAT A CLUE? (473)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MELANJI 4737                  4   4  0    33       THE FAMILY (116)
 ALVERNON STRONGAXE 4715       7   9  1    31       WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ODD DRAFT 4742                3   3  0    22       IS THAT A CLUE? (473)
 BAIBAR 4738                   2   6  0    12       THE FAMILY (116)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
BLOOD 4739              2  2 0 IS THAT A CLUE? 473  JEREMIAH BROADBL 4712 592  JUST REVENGED

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Jonas Switchblade -- From our names, you'd think I'd be the scum and you'd be the
slasher. -- Vile Henchman

Samuel Clipper -- Clipper?  More like a tanker if you ask me. -- Boot Print

Melanji -- I'm glad you have a good family support system to comfort you after this
loss. -- Torn Cloth

Daniel Silverlock -- No, I don't think it makes you look "distinguished."  You're too
short for "distinguished." -- Kenseljo

Jeremiah Broadblade -- Looks broad enough to shovel snow, so if you need a day job,
there you are. -- Kirvinj

Torn Cloth -- Hmm, probably means you've been climbing through a barbed-wire fence,
yes? -- Melanji

Alvernon Strongaxe -- I didn't know they made weak ones. -- Baibar

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

VAISTINIE was devastated by DANIEL SILVERLOCK in a 1 minute mismatched Title fight.
SAMUEL CLIPPER was viciously subdued by TORN CLOTH in a action packed 6 minute battle.
JEREMIAH BROADBLADE was defeated by VILE HENCHMAN in a 1 minute duel.
JONAS SWITCHBLADE was viciously subdued by KENSELJO in a popular 2 minute contest.
BOOT PRINT demolished BAIBAR in a 1 minute mismatched competition.
KIRVINJ won victory over ODD DRAFT in a 1 minute fight.
ALVERNON STRONGAXE was bested by MELANJI in a crowd pleasing 2 minute bloody match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         WALL OF STEEL      7 -   3 -  0      70  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         SLASHING ATTACK    6 -   3 -  0      67  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         STRIKING ATTACK    9 -   7 -  1      56  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-STRIKE       6 -   5 -  0      55  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         LUNGING ATTACK    19 -  19 -  1      50  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         AIMED BLOW        12 -  14 -  0      46  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         BASHING ATTACK     9 -  11 -  0      45  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         TOTAL PARRY        3 -   7 -  0      30  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 594 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    DANIEL SILVERLOCK 4713     11   5  0   99 WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)
AIMED BLOW       VAISTINIE 4702             21  18  1   82 THE FAMILY (116)
BASHING ATTACK   KENSELJO 4709              13  10  0   63 THE FAMILY (116)
STRIKING ATTACK  TORN CLOTH 4741             5   1  0   54 IS THAT A CLUE? (473)
TOTAL PARRY      JONAS SWITCHBLADE 4714      9   7  2   46 WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)
SLASHING ATTACK  VILE HENCHMAN 4743          4   2  0   46 IS THAT A CLUE? (473)
PARRY-STRIKE     SAMUEL CLIPPER 4716        11   5  0   38 WARRIORS OF STEEL (470)
LUNGING ATTACK   KIRVINJ 4730                7   4  0   35 THE FAMILY (116)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is VAISTINIE 4702.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was KENSELJO 4709.  The ten other most popular fighters were TORN CLOTH 4741, MELANJI 
4737, VILE HENCHMAN 4743, KIRVINJ 4730, DANIEL SILVERLOCK 4713, JONAS SWITCHBLADE 
4714, BOOT PRINT 4740, ALVERNON STRONGAXE 4715, VAISTINIE 4702, and SAMUEL CLIPPER 
4716.

The least popular fighter this week was ODD DRAFT 4742.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were BAIBAR 4738, JEREMIAH BROADBLADE 4712, SAMUEL CLIPPER 4716, VAISTINIE 
4702, ALVERNON STRONGAXE 4715, BOOT PRINT 4740, JONAS SWITCHBLADE 4714, DANIEL 
SILVERLOCK 4713, KIRVINJ 4730, and VILE HENCHMAN 4743.

                 FACE-TO-FACE TOURNEY XLVI

ADM TOURNEY                            W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
LEO POWERS 4599 (39-32-0)              2  3  0         MEDAL OF HONOR F1    
THOMAS FOWLER 4472 (61-41-0)           1  3  0         MEDAL OF HONOR 27    

FRESHMEN TOURNEY                       W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
HAWK NELSON 4636 (29-5-0)              0  3  0         POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE 

INITIATES TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
METOCLOPRAMIDE 4383 (0-0-0)            0  3  0         MEDS                 

ROOKIES TOURNEY                        W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
SWITCHBLADE 3370 (0-0-0)               3  4  0         SHIMMERING STEEL