DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER Date : 08/15/2005 Duedate: 08/27/2005 ARDIVENT ARENA DM-46 TURN-455 This Weeks Top Honors THE DUELMASTER IS POISED TO KILL CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) (46-2637) [15-8-0,116] Chartered Recognition Leader Unchartered Recognition Leader ECLIPSE POSITION IS EMPTY CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) (46-2740) [11-2-0,131] Popularity Leader This Weeks Favorite PALANTIRIATHALASA VECORDIUS RUBY DRAGONS (336) CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) (46-3808) [20-22-1,87] (46-3870) [5-1-0,62] THE CURRENT TOP TEAM CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) TEAMS ON THE MOVE TOP CAREER HONORS Team Name Point Gain Chartered Team 1. CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) 22 2. BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (74) 16 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) 3. RUBY DRAGONS (336) 0 Unchartered Team IMPS (84) The Top Teams Career Win-Loss Record W L K % Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns W L K 1/ 1 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) 164 111 9 59.6 1/ 1 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) 11 4 0 2/ 2 RUBY DRAGONS (336) 97 83 2 53.9 2/ 2 BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (74) 6 7 0 3/ 3 BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (74) 333 510 9 39.5 3/ 3 RUBY DRAGONS (336) 2 4 0 '*' Unchartered team '-' Team did not fight this turn (###) Avoid teams by their Team Id ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank DUELMASTER'S COLUMN Notes from the arena champ. Don't listen to those reporters, Rusted Soul. I was NOT "brutally trying to slay my foe." How could I, such a nice guy as I am? I was doing it gracefully and in a spirit of good, clean fun. Actually, I just have rotten aim. Sorry about that. Gneiss Guy P.S. Congratulations on escaping the arena with your life. SPY REPORT Well, what are you looking at, ARDIVENT? Ain't you never seen Snide Clemens before? Ah, shaddup and listen to my news. Gee, I'm impressed, a 4-1-0 is nice, but don't get cocky, BLUVALLEY WARRIORS, the Fates teach humility, and the Fates are proud. Of course, we're all terribly impressed to see BECKER COLLIN win a fight and gain 17 points, terribly. Tsk, tsk, ECLIPSE beat PALANTIRIATHALASA and PALANTIRIATHALASA lost 3 points. You're breakin' my heart. And it's out with the old, in with the new, as POISED TO KILL takes the Title and last week's bar tab from the old Duelmaster. Heh, heh. The Seaside Manor, humph! I've tasted better ale at mortuaries. Where do they get this stuff? From ARDIVENT's trash dumps? My mother always told me, 'If you don't have anything nice to say, start talking.' I loved that woman. Death and Taxes. The less death I see, the more it taxes my patience. Let's see if anyone's dead or dying. Honor is like a chainmail shirt, it only shines through use. Certain nameless cowards will doubtless rebuke me on this one. There's got to be a better place in ARDIVENT to get a drink than The Seaside Manor! Any suggestions? Just wait 'till next time I show up here, I won't be so nice! So nyaaah! I see the crowds are getting restless, I must leave now-- Snide Clemens DUELMASTER W L K POINTS TEAM NAME POISED TO KILL 2637 15 8 0 116 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS W L K POINTS TEAM NAME ECLIPSE 2740 11 2 0 131 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) FLINT HILLS 3796 17 31 0 93 BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (74) GNEISS GUY 3787 15 34 0 92 BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (74) CHAMPIONS W L K POINTS TEAM NAME SOLARIS 3759 21 25 0 88 RUBY DRAGONS (336) PALANTIRIATHALASA 3808 20 22 1 87 RUBY DRAGONS (336) DEBRA COLLIN 3816 16 20 0 69 BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (74) CHALLENGER ADEPTS W L K POINTS TEAM NAME VECORDIUS 3870 5 1 0 62 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) BECKER COLLIN 3850 7 7 0 59 BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (74) ADEPTS W L K POINTS TEAM NAME BREAK POINT 2741 11 9 0 52 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) INITIATES W L K POINTS TEAM NAME HERMY COLLIN 3878 1 0 0 6 BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (74) NADA E'COVE 3877 0 1 0 1 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) '-' denotes a warrior who did not fight this turn. THE DEAD W L K TEAM NAME SLAIN BY TURN Revenge? PERSONAL ADS So much for trying out my personalized favorite of a weapon. It seems the quarter staff hits much better. Gneiss Guy, that's being nice and letting you win. -- Rusted Soul Flint -- You might want to strap on some Plate Mail next time. -- Poised Solaris -- Do you know where that whistling was coming from already??? It was a long minute if you ask me. -- Eclipse Visiting Orc -- Don't even bother talking to me; it's so not worth the record. -- Vecordius Becker Collin -- I think there should be a most fights between two persons column. We definitely would be at the top for a very long long time. -- BP Poised to Kill -- Okay, okay, so you ARE poised. Great balancing act, and so on. Do NOT fall off that poise-point and kill me, okay? I value this life highly, as it is the only one I'm likely to have. -- Flint Hills P.S. Damned if I know why the crowd jeered you. P.P.S. (horrified gasp) Could it be...that the predicted coarsening of the moral fiber of the citizens has ARRIVED, and they WANTED you to kill me? Gosh. I hope not. Palantectera -- Oh. It's you. Your name is too long and you never say anything. -- Debra Collin Break Point -- (wincing) That was the point at which *I* broke. -- Becker Collin Eclipse -- Yes, but I didn't LIKE it. -- Debra Collin 4 August 2005 Ladies and Gentlemen...The Announcement You Have All Been Waiting For Is Here!!!!!!!! ZalCon3...The Rebirth!!!!!!! The Rules Are Simple, The Prizes Are Awesome, The Competition Fierce! Where: Dullens (DM13) When: October 8th, 2005 The Rules: Every Manager Must DA Their Entire Team On The First Turn They Enter The Contest. All Warriors DA'd In This Manner MUST Be At Zero FE And May Fight In The Contest If They Live. The Style Of The Warrior Must Be Present In The Name In A Non Ambiguous Manner, Standard Abbreviations Accepted. Scoring Starts On The 3rd Turn Of The Contest Which Will Also Be The First Turn After The October Mail In. Dead Warriors May Be Entered From The Contest To Dead Apprentices ONLY--And With Zero FE!!!!! All Living Warriors May Be Entered Into Rookies or Apprentices For The October Mail In. Scoring: 1 Point For Each Win. 1 Point For Each Kill. -1 Point For Each Loss. -1 Point For Each Death. Categories: Ultimate Style Master: Warrior Of Any Style With The Most Style Master Points. Top Team: Team With The Most Points At The End Of The Contest. Top Warrior: Warrior With The Most Points At The End Of The Contest. MVP Team: Team With The Most Free Fight Awards At The End Of The Contest. MVP Warrior: Warrior With The Most Free Fight Awards At The End Of The Contest. Style Master: Warrior With The Most Points Vs. Style In Each Style At The End Of The Contest. Warrior Top 11: Next 10 Top Point Gaining Warriors At The End Of The Contest. Iron Manager: Any Manager With 100 Fights During The Contest (20 Turns Plus 2 Pre Turns). ***Special Category*** An Additional Top Team Award Will Be Granted For Each 5 Iron Manager Awards Starting At 6. Prizes: Ultimate Style Master, Top Team, Top Warrior: +1 To Bonus, Damage Bump, Free Train Or Learn 2 Skills, Favorites Knowledge. MVP Team And MVP Warrior: 20 Rollups. Style Master: +1 To Bonus. Warrior Top 11: Free Train Or Learn 2 Skills. Iron Manager: +1 To Bonus. Please Contact Zalgor Prigg Via Diplo (Armor & Weapons DM102) or Email (firstname.lastname@example.org) Should You Have Any Questions Or Wish A Free Team Rollup To Dark Arena On Turn 1. Disclaimer: All Prizes Are To Be Used On Contest Team Only And Are Non Transferable. LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS GNEISS GUY was devastated by POISED TO KILL in a 1 minute mismatched Title fight. ECLIPSE vanquished PALANTIRIATHALASA in a exciting 1 minute uneven battle. SOLARIS outlasted VECORDIUS in a crowd pleasing 7 minute mismatched duel. FLINT HILLS overpowered M. CHARDINEE in a 1 minute one-sided fight. DEBRA COLLIN devastated AMBITIOUS GUARD in a 1 minute uneven brawl. BREAK POINT was savagely defeated by BECKER COLLIN in a exciting 4 minute struggle. NADA E'COVE was overcome by HERMY COLLIN in a action packed 1 minute beginner's fight. BATTLE REPORT MOST POPULAR RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS |FIGHTING STYLE FIGHTS FIGHTING STYLE W - L - K PERCENT| |STRIKING ATTACK 3 AIMED BLOW 1 - 0 - 0 100 | |BASHING ATTACK 2 STRIKING ATTACK 15 - 5 - 0 75 | |TOTAL PARRY 2 TOTAL PARRY 13 - 9 - 0 59 | |AIMED BLOW 1 WALL OF STEEL 5 - 4 - 0 56 | |PARRY-LUNGE 1 BASHING ATTACK 17 - 14 - 0 55 | |PARRY-STRIKE 1 PARRY-STRIKE 5 - 5 - 0 50 | |WALL OF STEEL 1 PARRY-RIPOSTE 7 - 9 - 0 44 | |PARRY-RIPOSTE 1 PARRY-LUNGE 4 - 6 - 0 40 | |LUNGING ATTACK 0 SLASHING ATTACK 0 - 0 - 0 0 | |SLASHING ATTACK 0 LUNGING ATTACK 0 - 0 - 0 0 | Turn 455 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 STRIKING ATTACK 1 - 2 2 STRIKING ATTACK PARRY-LUNGE 1 - 0 PARRY-RIPOSTE 0 - 1 2 BASHING ATTACK PARRY-STRIKE 1 - 0 LUNGING ATTACK 0 - 0 2 TOTAL PARRY WALL OF STEEL 1 - 0 SLASHING ATTACK 0 - 0 1 WALL OF STEEL BASHING ATTACK 1 - 1 1 PARRY-RIPOSTE TOTAL PARRY 1 - 1 1 PARRY-STRIKE 1 PARRY-LUNGE 1 AIMED BLOW TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE FIGHTING STYLE WARRIOR W L K PNTS TEAM NAME WALL OF STEEL POISED TO KILL 2637 15 8 0 116 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) STRIKING ATTACK ECLIPSE 2740 11 2 0 131 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) TOTAL PARRY BREAK POINT 2741 11 9 0 52 CYNICAL DELUSIONS (218) Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above. The overall popularity leader is PALANTIRIATHALASA 3808. The most popular warrior this turn was VECORDIUS 3870. The ten other most popular fighters were BECKER COLLIN 3850, ECLIPSE 2740, POISED TO KILL 2637, HERMY COLLIN 3878, FLINT HILLS 3796, DEBRA COLLIN 3816, NADA E'COVE 3877, PALANTIRIATHALASA 3808, BREAK POINT 2741, and GNEISS GUY 3787. The least popular fighter this week was SOLARIS 3759. The other ten least popular fighters were GNEISS GUY 3787, BREAK POINT 2741, PALANTIRIATHALASA 3808, NADA E'COVE 3877, DEBRA COLLIN 3816, FLINT HILLS 3796, HERMY COLLIN 3878, POISED TO KILL 2637, ECLIPSE 2740, and BECKER COLLIN 3850.