DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 09/13/2012    Duedate: 09/26/2012

ROCANIS ARENA

DM-56    TURN-568

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

WHOMP
THEM (433)
(56-4218) [18-8-0,112]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

WHOMP                          SNAKE BITE
THEM (433)                     SERPENTS' HOLD (450)
(56-4218) [18-8-0,112]         (56-4343) [3-1-0,58]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

LOIS THUG                      KASPAR
STRAIGHT UP THUG (426)         MEN OF STEEL (131)
(56-3970) [18-15-1,99]         (56-4285) [6-4-3,31]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

THEM (433)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THEM (433)                  27
2. SERPENTS' HOLD (450)        23      INCONSISTENT FURY (20)
3. MIDDLE WAY 20 (435)          4      Unchartered Team
4. INCONSISTENT FURY (20)       2
5. TREXTRAS (449)               0      SERPENTS' HOLD (450)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1*TREXTRAS (449)             2   0  0  100   1/ 1 THEM (433)                8  3 0
 2/ 2 INCONSISTENT FURY (20)   570 425 46 57.3   2/ 3 INCONSISTENT FURY (20)    7  8 1
 3/ 3 STRAIGHT UP THUG (426)    76  65  4 53.9   3/ 2 MIDDLE WAY 20 (435)       7  8 1
 4/ 4 MIDDLE WAY 20 (435)      280 261  6 51.8   4/ 4*SERPENTS' HOLD (450)      5  2 0
 5/ 5 THEM (433)               102  96  9 51.5   5/ 6 MEN OF STEEL (131)        4  7 0
 6/ 6 MEN OF STEEL (131)       149 180 25 45.3   6- 7*TREXTRAS (449)            1  0 0
 7/ 7*SERPENTS' HOLD (450)      12  16  0 42.9   7/ 5 STRAIGHT UP THUG (426)    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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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 704): JED TARRAN DAPP of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 706): MAC THE SPOON of THE SYNDICATE (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 643): NIMBLE DANCER of ARCANE ROYALTY (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 700): INKED PIG of INK & STEEL RETRO (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 702): SNAKE of SERPENTS HOLD 114 (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 694): LT. OLSEN of 82ND ILLINOIS (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 695): DONKEY HOTAY of MAN OR BEAST? (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 349): MADELINE of DODGE BULLETS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 692): WENIEN of MID EARTH (Visionist, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 347): BUZZ-BUZZ of BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 688): ROTTING ROLAND of THE WALKING DEAD (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 685): HULL SCRUBBER of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 677): MADON AP LLEW of CHILDREN OF LLYR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 636): KHARIJANH of THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 325): ANDROMEDA of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 319): BROOMSTICK of LAND OF OZ (Oz, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 306): 4-H of LIFE IMPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 567): LOIS THUG of STRAIGHT UP THUG (?, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 552): TICK ... TOCK of UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 534): HORSE D'OEVRE of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 529): IRONIC TWIST of THE MOTHERSHIP CE (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 254): SUN RAY of SUPER STARS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 490): SPIDERPIG of HOMER'S PETS (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 484): KOGAN DJIAN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 476): CALEAM CHOWDER of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 593): KOOKABURRA of GIRL SCOUT COOKIES (Emerald Orbs, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 704): DARK WARDS (Dark Warden, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 706): BLUE NOTE (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 643): ARCANE ROYALTY (Destitute Noble, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 700): BLIND MELON (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 702): SERPENTS HOLD 114 (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 694): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 695): THE MOTHERSHIP CC (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 349): DODGE BULLETS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 692): MID EARTH (Visionist, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 347): THE STORM REAVERS (?, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 687): THE WALKING DEAD (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 685): SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 677): HAPPY FUN TIME (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 636): THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 325): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 319): SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 303): LIFE IMAPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 567): THEM (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 552): UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 534): SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 529): THE MOTHERSHIP CE (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 253): SUPER STARS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 490): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 484): EL CAMINO:DOS (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 476): SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 593): DIRT DEVILS et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 704): TOREADOR of DARK WARDS (Dark Warden, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 700): SUNDOG of GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 693): BARNUM CHELLS of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 348): TAXES of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 688): ROTTING ROLAND of THE WALKING DEAD (Deep Thought, mgr.)
              (turn 687): DISTORTION of DEATH BY DESIGN (Bubba Ganoosh, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 635): A BAD LIE of IS THAT A CLUE? (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 319): GIZMO of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
                   (turn 318): SALAD SLAYER of VEGAN CANNIBALS (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 552): Q MARK of UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.0
              (turn 551): DIGGITY DOG of RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 253): BOOB of PALINDROMES (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 490): HALF PAST PI of NUMB-ERS (Sherlock, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Well, what are you looking at, ROCANIS?  Ain't you never seen Snide Clemens 
before?  Ah, shaddup and listen to my news.  Of course, we're all terribly impressed 
to see THUD! win a fight and gain 19 points, terribly.  Tsk, tsk, THUD! beat GERHART 
ERVIN and GERHART ERVIN lost 17 points.  You're breakin' my heart.  WHOMP challenged 
ROCANIS' Duelmaster for a shot at the throne.  And it's out with the old, in with the 
new, as WHOMP takes the Title and last week's bar tab from the old Duelmaster.  Heh, 
heh.  Kickbacks and bribes, kickbacks and bribes, how else do you think some of these 
guys win their fights?  Skill?  Ha!   
     Well, let's take a look at some more misdeeds of you miserable sword-boys.  MEN 
OF STEEL, I suppose you'll be glad to know you were this turn's most avoided team.  
Care to know who is the most afraid of you?  And it looks like INCONSISTENT FURY 
avoided them the most this turn.  What a pack of would be losers, if you ask me.  
Hmph.   
     Some people like volunteer work in the hospitals.  I volunteer for ROCANIS' 
morgue.  More variety.  I could say I saw this coming, but so could anyone else.  
Anyway, this turn it came.  TAM TAM KA'BLAM's 18-13-2 has earned him the Dark Arena.  
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 ROCANIS to get a drink than The Wanton 
Troll!  Any suggestions?  Well, I've had enough of this drivel, and I'm sure you have 
too.  Off like a dirty shirt of padded leather.  Paste this one in your scrapbooks, 
you'll need the kindling come this winter-- Snide Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 WHOMP 4218                   18   8  0   112       THEM (433)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-POW! 4170                     9   1  0   128       THEM (433)
 MOE FROSTTOOTH 4287          12   8  2   103       INCONSISTENT FURY (20)
 LOIS THUG 3970               18  15  1    99       STRAIGHT UP THUG (426)
 LINKIN LOGGER 4272           17   8  1    96       INCONSISTENT FURY (20)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-LOVEABLE LARRY 3981          19  11  0    88       STRAIGHT UP THUG (426)
-MR THUG 3982                 11  15  1    73       STRAIGHT UP THUG (426)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 THUD! 4269                    6   5  0    66       THEM (433)
 SNAKE BITE 4343               3   1  0    58       SERPENTS' HOLD (450)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-FRANCIS THUG 3986             9   9  0    52       STRAIGHT UP THUG (426)
 KULGAN 4268                   9  17  2    51       MEN OF STEEL (131)
 GERHART ERVIN 4309            7   5  0    44       MIDDLE WAY 20 (435)
 FRANKIE TOO 4305              8   7  0    41       INCONSISTENT FURY (20)
 DRAKEN-KORIN 4279             5   3  2    37       MEN OF STEEL (131)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-JUAN THUG-A-LOT 3999          8   7  0    36       STRAIGHT UP THUG (426)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-DROXINE 4298                  2   0  0    33       TREXTRAS (449)
-BACKLASH 4323                 5   0  0    32       SERPENTS' HOLD (450)
 KASPAR 4285                   6   4  3    31       MEN OF STEEL (131)
 KRAIT 4344                    3   1  0    30       SERPENTS' HOLD (450)
 GASTON IPPS 4306              5   9  0    28       MIDDLE WAY 20 (435)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DENNA FEYL 4350               3   2  0    23       MIDDLE WAY 20 (435)
 HIKA SUGAR 4349               3   2  0    23       INCONSISTENT FURY (20)
 FERRIA HOUGH 4345             5   1  1    19       MIDDLE WAY 20 (435)
 MERVIN OLDES 4326             3   7  1    17       MIDDLE WAY 20 (435)
-JIM DASHER 4319               0   1  0     7       MEN OF STEEL (131)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
ROCANI TURNCOAT         0  0 0                      LINKIN LOGGER 4272    568  NONE
TAM TAM KA'BLAM 4262   18 14 2 INCONSISTENT FURY 20 JO-KOBA HARRO         568  NONE

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                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

TAM TAM KA'BLAM was dealt death by JO-KOBA HARRO in a 3 minute Dark Arena fight.
WHOMP subdued LOIS THUG in a 4 minute gory veteran's Challenge Title melee.
THUD! vanquished GERHART ERVIN in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge brawl.
MOE FROSTTOOTH overpowered RIRORNI SABOTEUR in a 2 minute one-sided fight.
LINKIN LOGGER butchered ROCANI TURNCOAT in a 1 minute uneven brawl.
DRAKEN-KORIN was overpowered by SNAKE BITE in a 1 minute one-sided struggle.
KASPAR was unbelievably bested by FRANKIE TOO in a popular 3 minute competition.
KULGAN vanquished HIKA SUGAR in a 1 minute uneven duel.
FERRIA HOUGH vanquished RIRORNI ARCHER in a dull 5 minute uneven fight.
MERVIN OLDES was overpowered by KRAIT in a action packed 1 minute one-sided fight.
GASTON IPPS overpowered PERSISTENT BEGGAR in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
DENNA FEYL subdued MAGE'S APPRENTICE in a 1 minute amateur's competition.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         PARRY-LUNGE        5 -   3 -  0      63  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         AIMED BLOW        17 -  11 -  3      61  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         TOTAL PARRY       15 -  10 -  1      60  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         SLASHING ATTACK   10 -   7 -  1      59  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         BASHING ATTACK    12 -  10 -  0      55  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         PARRY-STRIKE       1 -   1 -  0      50  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         WALL OF STEEL     17 -  17 -  2      50  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         LUNGING ATTACK    13 -  15 -  0      46  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         STRIKING ATTACK    4 -  15 -  0      21  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 568 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    WHOMP 4218                 18   8  0  112 THEM (433)
AIMED BLOW       MOE FROSTTOOTH 4287        12   8  2  103 INCONSISTENT FURY (20)
PARRY-LUNGE      LOIS THUG 3970             18  15  1   99 STRAIGHT UP THUG (426)
SLASHING ATTACK  LINKIN LOGGER 4272         17   8  1   96 INCONSISTENT FURY (20)
LUNGING ATTACK   THUD! 4269                  6   5  0   66 THEM (433)
BASHING ATTACK   GERHART ERVIN 4309          7   5  0   44 MIDDLE WAY 20 (435)
TOTAL PARRY      FRANKIE TOO 4305            8   7  0   41 INCONSISTENT FURY (20)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is LOIS THUG 3970.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was KASPAR 4285.  The ten other most popular fighters were WHOMP 4218, LOIS THUG 
3970, MOE FROSTTOOTH 4287, FRANKIE TOO 4305, KRAIT 4344, THUD! 4269, SNAKE BITE 4343, 
GASTON IPPS 4306, DENNA FEYL 4350, and LINKIN LOGGER 4272.

The least popular fighter this week was FERRIA HOUGH 4345.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were HIKA SUGAR 4349, DRAKEN-KORIN 4279, GERHART ERVIN 4309, MERVIN 
OLDES 4326, KULGAN 4268, LINKIN LOGGER 4272, DENNA FEYL 4350, GASTON IPPS 4306, SNAKE 
BITE 4343, and THUD! 4269.

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

TAM TAM KA'BLAM (56-4262) INCONSISTENT FURY (20)