DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/11/2004    Duedate: 06/24/2004

TRICORUS ARENA

DM-51    TURN-384

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

APPLE
FRUITS (548)
(51-5169) [20-2-0,112]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

APPLE                          REALITY
FRUITS (548)                   SRETSAMLEUD (557)
(51-5169) [20-2-0,112]         (51-5234) [4-2-0,35]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

KOLVEGH                        KALLIE
DARK HORSEMEN (433)            AMAZON ELITE (536)
(51-5197) [7-11-0,34]          (51-5244) [1-0-0,12]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

FRUITS (548)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. AMAZON ELITE (536)           9
2. DARK HORSEMEN (433)          9      FRUITS (548)
3. SRETSAMLEUD (557)            9      Unchartered Team
4. FRUITS (548)                 2
5. BLACKEND PRIDE (529)         1      SRETSAMLEUD (557)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1*ALL-UGLY TEAM (554)       20   3  2 87.0   1- 1*ALL-UGLY TEAM (554)       8  2 1
 2/ 2 FRUITS (548)              33   7  1 82.5   2/ 2 FRUITS (548)              3  0 0
 3/ 3 BLACKEND PRIDE (529)      22   6  0 78.6   3/ 3 DARK HORSEMEN (433)       3  9 0
 4/ 4*SRETSAMLEUD (557)          5   3  0 62.5   4/ 4 BLACKEND PRIDE (529)      2  1 0
 5/ 5 AMAZON ELITE (536)        82  73  7 52.9   5/ 5 AMAZON ELITE (536)        2  4 0
 6/ 6 DARK HORSEMEN (433)      425 525 14 44.7   6/ 6*SRETSAMLEUD (557)         1  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 497): WISPER of SWEORDMASTERS (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 382): TOOFLESS of GLORY BOUND TROLLS (DeGotti, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 502): HARALDUR of AESIR (Buri, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 498): MARCH MADNESS of SPORTZ! (Guardian, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 497): FRIED TWINKIE of MORE NEW TEAMS 2 (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 501): SERENGETI of BATTLE BEASTS (Sensei Jan, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 498): GINGER of SUGAR AND SPICE (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 493): HOLY BULL of THOROUGHBREDS (DRF, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 484): BRICKTOP of WASTELAND (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 483): MR. TWISTER of IRONIC TAILS (Mr. Twister, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 457): PINK BEAR of LITTLE GIRLS LIKE... (Shocking Toad, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 448): UHLEK of DARK TOADS (TigToad, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 195): DUCK TAPE of DUCKS UNLIMITED (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 435): GUNSLINGER of KING'S KREW (King Ralph, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 383): APPLE of FRUITS (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 182): MOUSETRAP of USELESS TOOLS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 170): HOFFA WITH HAIR of IMPROVED ILLUSION (Phantasm, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 333): BET OR NOT DIE of SRETSAMLEUD (Phat Phat, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 147): 2 PHAT of VERMIN (Sultan, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 376): SLEEPLESS PARANOIA of PARENTHOOD from DWES EG (TUM)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 497): THE BLACK COMPANY (Darkfist, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 382): GLORY BOUND TROLLS (DeGotti, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 502): none
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 498): ORCCON THUGS (DMobster, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 497): THE TAKEN (Silver Stroke, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 501): BATTLE BEASTS (Sensei Jan, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 498): SUGAR AND SPICE (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 493): DEVIL'S ADVOCATE (Assamite, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 484): CENTER FOR OLDS (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 483): COSMIC FREAK OUT (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 457): KAMIKAZI (Turtle, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 448): DENNY'S BKFAST (T'Loi, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 195): ATMAN PROJECT (Kosmos, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 435): COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 383): ALL-UGLY TEAM (The Sentinel, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 182): THE MUPPETS (Keldon Blackfang, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 170): ISLANDERS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 333): MIDDLE WAY 10 (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 147): X-POSSE (Savant, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 376): BLACK PRIMERS, etc. (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 497): WISPER of SWEORDMASTERS (Mannequin, mgr.)
                (turn 496): SMEDS of THE BLACK COMPANY (Darkfist, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 498): MARCH MADNESS of SPORTZ! (Guardian, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 497): ANGRY CANDY of FLOWER CHILDREN (Ebenezer Frothingslosh)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 492): VAPID VANNA of SPRINGBORN (Still, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 483): FRENCH GRUNT of BIG MEAN FISH (Big Wave Dave, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 483): MR. TWISTER of IRONIC TAILS (Mr. Twister, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 457): KATHLEEN of BABES (Papa Bear, mgr.)
              (turn 456): M. THRASHER of 5440 OR FIGHT! (Mordraith, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 448): UHLEK of DARK TOADS (TigToad, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 194): TAMMY FAYE of WITLESS WONDERS (Berylstar, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 435): ANN ARTICHOKE of DELVERS (Nick, mgr.)
                           YANKEE DAN of CLOWNING AROUND (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 182): MERGEN of THE BLACK COMPANY (Woelfe, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 147): 2 PHAT of VERMIN (Sultan, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Welcome TRICORUS.  I, Olaf Modeen remember this place well.  Many the fights 
have I fought here.  The celebrations, the disappointments...  Woof!  ALL-UGLY TEAM 
were a bunch of dogs after FRUITS got through with 'em!  1st ain't so sweet as 2nd!  
What's with KALLIE?  She actually beat DARK HORSEMEN's TURAGH, and walked away with 
12 more points from the fight.  Major screwup at AMAZON ELITE.  INANNIA lost 3 points 
to DELANGE.  Some new strategies, perhaps?  Maybe INANNIA will provide more easy 
wins...  Try as he might, KHALUHUMS DWARF wasn't good enough at persuading APPLE to 
step down from the Duelmaster's throne...  Advice to fighters with a 1 will--give up 
fighting!   
     If at first you don't succeed, avoid.  That'll get you in the Spyreports.  How 
well I know the feeling of being in the most avoided team!  Don't fall out of 
practive, BLACKEND PRIDE!  Management must be dealin', as the boys at FRUITS ain't 
reelin'!  BLACKEND PRIDE's mad!   
     A fighter's lot is filled with strife, revenge, and killing.  Some fighters 
don't accept this.  The best do.  Many a warrior has met his fate in a hungover 
stupor.  You young rapscallions, take note!   
     Who knows what the future holds for a warrior.  More fights, there's no doubt.  
The end of another Spyreport!  That's cause for celebration in my book!  Time for my 
medication, so I'll leave now.  Practice, practice, practice!-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 APPLE 5169                   20   2  0   112       FRUITS (548)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-ULTRAZILLA 4888              11   2  0   136       BLACKEND PRIDE (529)
-HANNAH 5059                  10  13  2   102       AMAZON ELITE (536)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-MARK MESSIER 5214             4   0  1    66       ALL-UGLY TEAM (554)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SAM CASSELL 5215              5   0  0    45       ALL-UGLY TEAM (554)
-WILLIE MCGEE 5212             5   0  1    42       ALL-UGLY TEAM (554)
 REALITY 5234                  4   2  0    35       SRETSAMLEUD (557)
 DELANGE 5230                  7   3  1    34       DARK HORSEMEN (433)
 KOLVEGH 5197                  7  11  0    34       DARK HORSEMEN (433)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DAPHNE 4987                   4   4  0    33       AMAZON ELITE (536)
-ROBERT PARISH 5213            4   1  0    30       ALL-UGLY TEAM (554)
-JACINTHE 5211                 5   2  0    26       AMAZON ELITE (536)
-KEVIN MCHALE 5216             2   2  0    25       ALL-UGLY TEAM (554)
 HARZOGH 5210                  5   9  0    24       DARK HORSEMEN (433)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 INANNIA 5183                  3   7  0    23       AMAZON ELITE (536)
 DARK CARNY 4890               1   1  0    14       BLACKEND PRIDE (529)
-BLAZING DOOM 5122             1   0  0    13       BLACKEND PRIDE (529)
 KALLIE 5244                   1   0  0    12       AMAZON ELITE (536)
-HALF 5233                     1   1  0     4       SRETSAMLEUD (557)
 TURAGH 5243                   0   3  0     3       DARK HORSEMEN (433)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
BELLONA 4986           8  5 0 AMAZON ELITE 536      MARK MESSIER 5214     383         
ORANGE 5168           13  5 1 FRUITS 548            HANNAH 5059           380 REVENGED

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Fruits -- It is indeed unfortunate that Hannah's challenges against Apple are being

cancelled out by your sniveling bloodfeud challenges.  But then, of course, vicious
sniveling is so commonplace with you, your dumbed-down level of intellect cannot
really tell the difference.

Apple -- Well, not much better this time!  Managed to keep you on the ground like a
wriggling worm for nearly two minutes, though.  You really got some very lucky
parries, you know.  Am going to try a couple new things against you next time.  Will
see how it goes. -- Hannah

Amazon Elite -- The All-Ugly Team will be inactive this turn, but I wanted to let you
know that I am not trying to duck your revenge for the unfortunate demise of Bellona.
My team will be active next turn (#385), but inactive again after that.  Sorry that
only leaves you one turn to get your piece of flesh, but my tourney warrior is poised
at the top of his class I can't keep the team active on the principal of honor alone.
Best of luck to you. -- The Sentinel, mgr. All-Ugly Team

Kevin McHale -- You worthless pile of DUNG!  With the team sporting this sick record,
you have to go ruin a 5-0 turn by losing to a STAND-IN?!?!?  I always hated you....
-- The Sentinel

Harzogh -- I can't believe that you would impugn the integrity of my physical
countenance like that.  Some people find the huge-toothed alien look attractive, for
your information.  I'll be expecting a retraction. -- Sam Cassell

Kolvegh -- Thank you, I appreciate the compliment, but it makes me worry about your
idea of beauty.... -- Kevin McHale

Turagh -- I do my best to teach, but my methods are still a touch lacking.  Practice
will make perfect, though. -- Robert Parish

Willie McGee -- You're just as mean as your brother Wontie.  Ouch! -- Kolvegh

Robert Parish -- (sigh)  So perish, then.  I won't mind. -- Harzogh

Sam Cdassell -- And yet another Ugly guy beats us up.  Maybe we should avoid you.
But then who would there be to fight? -- Delange

Dark Carny -- I especially resented the black elephant. -- Turagh

25 May 2004
                                 TEN TURNS OF HELL:
                        The KLK Capture The Flag Competition

In the spirit of the ongoing effort to make arena play what it used to be (FUN!!), I
am proud to announce the KLK Capture The Flag Competition.  The competition will be
held in Jhans (DM-36, which has, by the way, grown in size equal to Talcama already).
:)  We are announcing this contest early to allow managers time to prep.

Rules:
     -- On turn 462 (due 8/4/04) the lowest ranked warrior on your team is given your
team's 'flag' (he is your initial flag defender).
     -- Starting on turn 463 (due 8/18/04) flags will be defended every turn and turn
463 is the turn scoring will begin.
     -- Fights involving flags are winners-take-all and a warrior can carry as many
flags as he can win.
     -- If a warrior holding a flag either A) goes inactive, B) loses to a stand-by
warrior or C) gets DA'd, he forfeits all flags he has and they are returned the their
original team's lowest ranked warrior.
     -- If you hold your own flag on an inactive warrior you receive NO POINTS that
turn.
     -- If a warrior graduates to AD holding flags starting on the next turn those
flags will be defended by the lowest ranked warrior on the team of the graduating
warrior.
     -- Scoring as follows for each turn:
          2 pts -- possession of your own team flag
          1 pt -- possession any other flag
          1 pt -- for each win
          1 pt -- for each kill
          1 pt -- for each award you receive in the newsletter
     -- You may enter as many teams as you like (per RSI rules) but each team is its
own entry.
     -- Tie-Breaker goes to the team that had the most points from flags.
     -- If still tied the tie-breaker will be the team that had the most points from
kills.  (It's the Delarq way.)
     -- The contest lasts 10 turns and there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
(based on highest point totals)

Prizes: (what you've been waiting on)
1st -- 3 know favorites potions*
       DA warrior named after winning manager
2nd -- 2 know favorites potions*
3rd -- 1 know favorites potion*

* These are full favorite potions (weapon, rhythms and tactics) and can only be used
on warriors with at least 4 FE.

     How's that for paying out? (grin)  Even if you think that it's all about the TC,
these prizes should be enough to draw you in.  (You know who you are.)
     I hope to see friend and foe alike come to Jhans.  Legion, Froths, and all the
others...this is your personal invite.  Can you win?  Can you survive 10 turns of
Hell in Jhans?
     Note:  Special thanks to RSI for helping make this contest possible.  Thanks
guys!

Bookie
KLK Alliance
Director Jhans' Board of Tourism
Warden of the Froth Circle (grin)
D.R.C. 4 Life

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

APPLE bested KHALUHUMS DWARF in a crowd boring 5 minute master's Title fight.
REALITY demolished HARZOGH in a 2 minute one-sided melee.
KOLVEGH defeated DARK CARNY in a crowd pleasing 1 minute duel.
INANNIA was bested by DELANGE in a 2 minute gory fight.
TURAGH was demolished by KALLIE in a 2 minute mismatched competition.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         SLASHING ATTACK    8 -   1 -  0      89  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         TOTAL PARRY       19 -   7 -  0      73  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         LUNGING ATTACK     7 -   5 -  2      58  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-LUNGE        5 -   5 -  0      50  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         STRIKING ATTACK    6 -   6 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         BASHING ATTACK     7 -   8 -  1      47  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         WALL OF STEEL      4 -   5 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         AIMED BLOW         5 -   7 -  0      42  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   2 -  0       0  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   1 -  0       0  |

Turn 384 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 -  2         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  TOTAL PARRY    
BASHING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         2  STRIKING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        2 -  0     LUNGING ATTACK     0 -  0         2  SLASHING ATTACK
                              SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  0         1  BASHING ATTACK 
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  1         1  PARRY-LUNGE    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
TOTAL PARRY      APPLE 5169                 20   2  0  112 FRUITS (548)
BASHING ATTACK   DELANGE 5230                7   3  1   34 DARK HORSEMEN (433)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is KOLVEGH 5197.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was KALLIE 5244.  The ten other most popular fighters were KOLVEGH 5197, DELANGE 
5230, REALITY 5234, INANNIA 5183, TURAGH 5243, DARK CARNY 4890, HARZOGH 5210, APPLE 
5169,  0, and  0.

The least popular fighter this week was APPLE 5169.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were HARZOGH 5210, DARK CARNY 4890, TURAGH 5243, INANNIA 5183, REALITY 5234, 
DELANGE 5230, KOLVEGH 5197, KALLIE 5244,  0, and  0.