DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 02/06/2009    Duedate: 03/05/2009

ILLIS ARENA

DM-59    TURN-231

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

ROSE SHELL
ISLANDERS (247)
(59-2658) [22-17-0,107]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

ROSE SHELL                     POSITION IS EMPTY
ISLANDERS (247)                
(59-2658) [22-17-0,107]        

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

ROSE SHELL                     LA JOLLA
ISLANDERS (247)                ALL-STAR NANA'S (299)
(59-2658) [22-17-0,107]        (59-2703) [10-7-1,53]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

ISLANDERS (247)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. ISLANDERS (247)             38
2. KIWI CONNECTION (301)       13      KIWI CONNECTION (301)
3. ALL-STAR NANA'S (299)      -15      Unchartered Team

                                        (-1)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 KIWI CONNECTION (301)     29  18  2 61.7   1/ 2 ISLANDERS (247)          10  5 1
 2/ 2 ALL-STAR NANA'S (299)     53  41  4 56.4   2/ 1 KIWI CONNECTION (301)     9  3 1
 3/ 3 ISLANDERS (247)          266 370  9 41.8   3/ 3 ALL-STAR NANA'S (299)     6  6 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 615): WAYWARD SON of MANNEQUIN'S BEST (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 498): HORMONAL GROWTH of WIDE WORLD OF... (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 623): BUD GREEN of GREEN WITH ENVY (Misfit, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 618): HALIBUTT of WIZARD'S WRATH (?, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 619): DEADLY DUO of PSYCHO SQUAD (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 620): NEANDERTHAL of SENTINELS (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 610): REESE SILEEN of THE MOONDOGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 606): DECK APE of SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 605): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 577): KYRA of BABES (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 569): RUMAKI of FREAKISH (Hombre, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 256): D'URVILLE of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 553): DIPSY DIXIE of COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 504): GARANH of DARK HORSEMENT (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 242): SAMILDAR of TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 230): ROSE SHELL of ISLANDERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 453): INVUR KREB of MIDDLE WAY 10 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 207): UM-PAH of ONE MAN BAND (Allegro, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 467): SUPER BUM of FLAT BROKE (The Muffin Man, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 615): SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 498): THE GOLDEN FISH (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 623): SORCERY COVENANT (?, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 618): THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 619): PSYCHO SQUAD (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 620): BEACH BABES (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 610): THE MOONDOGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 606): WIZARDGUARD (?, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 605): NOMADIC TRIBE (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 577): MIDDLE WAY 17 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 569): U.A.K. (Otis the Drunk, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 256): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 553): COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 504): SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 242): TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 230): KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 453): THE BEARS (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 207): ONE MAN BAND (Allegro, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 497) NO MORE TEARS (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 623): BUD GREEN of GREEN WITH ENVY (Misfit, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 620): NEANDERTHAL of SENTINELS (Nomad, mgr.)
               (turn 619): HIDA YAKAMO of CALL TO THUNDER (Ichabod Frothingslosh)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 609): LUNAR COYOTE of THE MOONDOGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 604): THELONIUS of NOMADIC TRIBE (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 569): RUMAKI of FREAKISH (Hombre, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 504): GARANH of DARK HORSEMENT (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 228): KONA QUAIL of ISLANDERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 452): RUSSIAN BEAR of THE BEARS (Papa Bear, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     I don't mind a Banana now and then, especially in a split.  And I split this
one.

                                    Rose Shell

                                      SPY REPORT

     It is I, Novgorodny Vir, Spymaster of Spymasters.  Look on my work, ye mighty, 
and despair!  KIWI CONNECTION?  Who?  ISLANDERS is the top team these days, buddies!  
Practice pays for KIRRALA, who pummelled BANANA, to pocket 12 points.  FLUFFY BUNNY 
certainly had a baffled expression on hers face, after losing to TITUS PULLO and 
losing 10 points in the process!  RAVE found out that ILLIS isn't a democracy.  
You've gotta be the best to be Duelmaster here!  So who was the warrior seen charging 
into immovable walls and challenging dead trees?  Someone's got a basic problem...   
     My mother wished me to avoid conflict, and seek the gentle trade of Spyreporter. 
But warriors aren't supposed to avoid fights!   
     Is there life after death?  Pragmatics (and warriors) know there is death after 
life!  More than one waitress at The Swinging Aardvark was spilling more drinks than 
usual last week, as HARPER's early demise became known.  What will KIWI CONNECTION 
do???  Death in the arena!  In a cheap quest for a cheap victory, STINGAREE faced 
HARPER in an uneven fight.  KIWI CONNECTION, we expect bloody revenge!  Ask not a 
spymaster for counsel, for he will pontificate long after you have fallen into an 
unconscious stupor.   
     All good things must come to an end.  As the seasons change, and the creatures 
of the wild change also, so do I feel a yearning to leave this place.  Like a mixed 
metaphor, and an overtaxed simile, I now bid ILLIS farewell-- Novgorodny Vir  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ROSE SHELL 2658              22  17  0   107       ISLANDERS (247)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RAVE 2701                     7   5  1    90       ALL-STAR NANA'S (299)
 KIRRALA 2691                 13  11  0    82       ISLANDERS (247)
 GISBORNE 2709                 9   3  0    72       KIWI CONNECTION (301)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 STINGAREE 2698               15   9  1    60       ISLANDERS (247)
 BANANA 2702                   7   5  2    58       ALL-STAR NANA'S (299)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LA JOLLA 2703                10   7  1    53       ALL-STAR NANA'S (299)
 BUXTON 2724                   5   1  1    47       KIWI CONNECTION (301)
 FLUFFY BUNNY 2714             5   6  0    39       ALL-STAR NANA'S (299)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 PAPARANGI 2710                8   4  0    31       KIWI CONNECTION (301)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SYLVESTER 2728                2   0  0    21       ISLANDERS (247)
 CHERVIL BEN 2723              1   7  0    10       ISLANDERS (247)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
HARPER 2727             3  2 0 KIWI CONNECTION 301  STINGAREE 2698        231   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

La Jolla -- Hmm, I notice that last time Stingaree said you just made him tired.  And
today I feel tired.  Maybe it's Thursdays that does it? -- Kirrala

Harper -- Play us a tune, it might wake us all up. -- Stingaree

Paparangi -- I could make the tired old pun, but--  Oh, gods, there's that word
again!  "Tired."  We're being haunted by it today.  What the heck?  The sun is
shining, the temperature is above freezing, most of the snow has melted, why are we
tired? -- Chervil Ben the puzzled and sleepy

A Persistent Beggar, eh?  Why does he persist? -- Sylvester

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

ROSE SHELL viciously subdued RAVE in a action packed 1 minute mismatched Title fight.
GISBORNE slimly lost to VETERAN MERCENARY in a popular 5 minute gruesome match.
KIRRALA devastated BANANA in a popular 1 minute one-sided contest.
FLUFFY BUNNY was subdued by TITUS PULLO in a 1 minute competition.
LA JOLLA viciously subdued THE USEROUS MERCHANT in a 2 minute gory duel.
BUXTON bested THE USEROUS MERCHANT in a 2 minute bloody match.
STINGAREE easily killed HARPER in a 1 minute uneven fight.
PAPARANGI vanquished CHERVIL BEN in a 1 minute uneven duel.
SYLVESTER vanquished PERSISTENT BEGGAR in a 1 minute uneven fight.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|STRIKING ATTACK                  4         AIMED BLOW         7 -   1 -  0      88  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         TOTAL PARRY        5 -   1 -  0      83  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         WALL OF STEEL     16 -   4 -  0      80  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      7 -   3 -  0      70  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         BASHING ATTACK     2 -   1 -  0      67  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         LUNGING ATTACK    17 -  12 -  2      59  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         PARRY-STRIKE       5 -   5 -  0      50  |
|AIMED BLOW                       0         SLASHING ATTACK    5 -   5 -  0      50  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         STRIKING ATTACK   16 -  21 -  2      43  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         PARRY-LUNGE        5 -   7 -  0      42  |

Turn 231 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    ROSE SHELL 2658            22  17  0  107 ISLANDERS (247)
PARRY-STRIKE     RAVE 2701                   7   5  1   90 ALL-STAR NANA'S (299)
SLASHING ATTACK  KIRRALA 2691               13  11  0   82 ISLANDERS (247)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    GISBORNE 2709               9   3  0   72 KIWI CONNECTION (301)
LUNGING ATTACK   STINGAREE 2698             15   9  1   60 ISLANDERS (247)
STRIKING ATTACK  BANANA 2702                 7   5  2   58 ALL-STAR NANA'S (299)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is ROSE SHELL 2658.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was LA JOLLA 2703.  The ten other most popular fighters were ROSE SHELL 2658, 
GISBORNE 2709, KIRRALA 2691, BUXTON 2724, STINGAREE 2698, SYLVESTER 2728, RAVE 2701, 
BANANA 2702, FLUFFY BUNNY 2714, and PAPARANGI 2710.

The least popular fighter this week was CHERVIL BEN 2723.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were HARPER 2727, PAPARANGI 2710, FLUFFY BUNNY 2714, BANANA 2702, 
RAVE 2701, SYLVESTER 2728, STINGAREE 2698, BUXTON 2724, KIRRALA 2691, and GISBORNE 
2709.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

ROSE SHELL (59-2658) ISLANDERS (247)

                 FACE-TO-FACE TOURNEY XLII

ROOKIES TOURNEY                        W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
PANTS 2718 (0-0-0)                     7  3  0         JGW'S WARDROBE