Date   : 07/22/2011    Duedate: 08/18/2011


DM-59    TURN-263

This Weeks Top Honors


(59-363) [12-3-1,125]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)          
(59-363) [12-3-1,125]          

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

I'M POWERLESS                  SYLVESTER
(59-2629) [20-36-0,96]         (59-2728) [18-16-0,93]



Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. ISLANDERS (247)             58
2. WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)       32      WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)
3. BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)       2      Unchartered Team
4. BLOODGUARD (190)            -1
5. TALL TALES (305)           -17      LITTLE ITALY (274)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)     46  21  3 68.7   1/ 5 ISLANDERS (247)           9  6 0
 2/ 3 TALL TALES (305)          57  32  1 64.0   2/ 2 BLOODGUARD (190)          7  3 0
 3/ 4 BLOODGUARD (190)          35  38  3 47.9   3/ 1 TALL TALES (305)          7  8 0
 4/ 5 BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)    63  74  1 46.0   4/ 6 WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)     6  2 0
 5/ 6 ISLANDERS (247)          348 445 12 43.9   5/ 4 BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)    3  7 0

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

                             THE ADM REGIONAL TOURNAMENT

The next ADM Regional Tournament will be held in the months of October/November 2011
and will be contested in the regular arenas during the late Summer months.

Q: What is the ADM Regional Tournament?
A: The ADM Regional Tournament is a competition where the best and brightest warriors
   from the ADM regionals compete for bragging rights and to see which region is the

Q: How does it work?
A: During the month of October, the warriors of each Regional Team will be temporarily
   moved to a special regional arena, where they will battle it out in a single
   elimination tournament.  The last warrior standing wins for his region.  (Learns,
   skills, and FE gained during the contest will not be permanent.)

   Results will be posted online during the months of October/November.

Q: How are teams determined?
A: There are 10 warrior slots given out to each team. The 10 Stylemasters of each
   regional arena during Saturday, October 15th will automatically qualify and be

   To qualify for a Stylemaster position, you must have been active in the arena in 4
   of the prior 6 turns including the last one (2 of the last 3 for Crysalis).  (Thus,
   you'll want to activate your warriors before the week of July 23rd, to be safe.)

   Should a team not be able to qualify all 10 warriors, they may select wildcard
   entrants to fill those empty slots.  However, they must have at least 7 different
   styles represented AND no more than 2 of any style.  Should they not be able to
   meet this criteria, their team will be filled with NPCs.

   Each manager may only play for 1 region and may qualify no more than 3 warriors on
   a regional team.  They may play a 3rd warrior only if everyone else who wants to
   participate already has 2 and/or there is no other option.  A manager may not have
   more than 1 warrior of the same style on the regional team.

Q: What's a Regional Coordinator?
A: The Regional Coordinator is the unofficial "team captain":  They are in charge of
   putting together their team based on the rules, trying to make sure everyone is
   included and that any disputes are handled.  (For instance, if someone qualifies
   more than 2 warriors, the regional coordinator will work with that manager and
   determine which warriors will participate on the team, and then notify
   replacements, etc.)

   The Regional Coordinators are: Manager (Andorak), Buri(Darkholm), The Dark One
   (Free Blades), Crip (Crysalis), Master Darque (Unnamed No Tourney Arena), One Arm
   Bandit (Home Guard).  If you need to contact them, you can write a personal ad in
   the ADM arena, or send a diplo to them at:

                        Manager:        Superior Forces in DM 105
                        The Dark One:   Angels of Pain in DM 103
                        Buri:           Tackle Box in DM 104
                        One Arm Bandit: Sea Dogs in DM 101
                        Crip:           Royal Flush in DM 106
                        Master Darque:  Darque Ages in DM 81

Q: What does happen if someone qualifies more than 2 warriors?
A: That manager will be able to decide which 2 to send (or, if there are no other
   options, the manager may send 3--see above) and the next highest qualifying warrior
   will be able to take place of the warrior that doesn't get sent if it's an
   automatic spot.  It's definitely a good idea to communicate with your team
   coordinator and fellow teammates.  Remember, even though you are fighting for
   qualification spots, you all still want to put together a competitive team! (All
   of the captains treat this as an inclusive event so it's unlikely anyone will
   completely get left out in the cold.)

Q: What if my warriors are not in ADM regional?  Or, what if they are in the wrong
   ADM regional?
A: If your warriors are in 100, or are in the wrong region, and they haven't fought
   since the split, you can request to CSR to have them moved into the proper
   regional arena.

Q: Is there a prize?
A: Bragging rights!

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                              ---===SLOW ARENA NEWS===---

 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 337): CONFIDENCE of CONSANGUINEOUS (Manniquin, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 334): SCARLET of D'HARAN EMPIRE (Lord Rahl, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 332): SNORTY MCSNORT of ALL NIGHT LONG (Destitute Noble?)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 288): TIMOR UNRED of THE MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 310): ELISHAR of GOD OR GODDESS (Sir Blackguard, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 304): ACE OF BASE of ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 291): NASTY NES of PUBLICH ENEMY (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 285): HOT STUFF of PYROMANIA (Marma Duke, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 269): CAO ZHEN of ASIAN INVASION (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 262): BURNING RUBBER of WHAT'S IN A NAME (Storm Lord, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 238): AFTERSHOCK of SLAMMA JAMMA (?, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 239): WHOLE of MILK IS GOOD (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 239): MRS POTATOE HEAD of DREW'S BOYS II (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  83 TELORINTHE (turn 54): ACCORDION of OLDIES (Coach, mgr.)
 DM 106 CRYSALIS (turn 237): DUTCH TREAT of WORLDWIDE GORE (Crip, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 337): SMITHSONIAN (Curator, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 334): THE DEATH LORDS (Widowmaker, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 332): AVENGERS (Huckle Cat?, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 288): THE MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 310): NORTHERN LIGHTS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 304): ROYAL FLUSH (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 291): LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 285): WAH CHING (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 269): TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 262): TALL TALES (A-Sop, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 238): SLAMMA JAMMA (?, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 239): MIDDLE WAY 9 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 239): H8 2 TXT (Sherlock, mgr.)
 DM  83 TELORINTHE (turn 54): SUDDENLY, THE VAN (She-Puppy, mgr.)
 DM 106 CRYSALIS (turn 237): CRYPTICS et al (Crip, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 337): CONFESSION of CONSANGUINEOUS (Manniquin, mgr.)
               (turn 336): ZITHER of Z GLADIATORS (Z-Man, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 288): TIMOR UNRED of THE MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  47 TEMPLE OF ABARSIS (turn 303): SMOKEY BEAR of THE BEAR'S PAW (Kat, mgr.)
                          (turn 302): PROWL of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
                                      EARVLING FLASH of FORCE OF WILL
                                                    (Michael Eldritch, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 291): GOBERT HINNY of MIDDLE WAY 6 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 269): CAO ZHEN of ASIAN INVASION (Pec Killer, mgr.)
                           ALLERDAE CHAN of TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 239): MRS POTATOE HEAD of DREW'S BOYS II (The Mun, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     Greetings, city of Illis!  It's your reigning Duelmaster sprouting wisdom from
the throne.  Actually it's my first time in the top spot, and the view sure is grand!
It's also my manager's first Duelmaster here in Illis, so let's give a quick shout
out for him!  My stable mate has decided to sit out the next few turns, and at first
I was going to go with him.  But after winning the throne, I decided to see how long
I can actually keep the purple robes!  I believe I challenged I\'m Powerless and Lord
Foul for the chance at the title, but who can keep track of these things, I'm more of
a last minute type of guy.  So we'll see how it plays out.  See you on the sands, and
hopefully back on the throne!

Your big honcho,
Burning Rubber

                                      SPY REPORT

     Well, what are you looking at, ILLIS?  Ain't you never seen Snide Clemens 
before?  Ah, shaddup and listen to my news.  Later days, TALL TALES, since ISLANDERS 
took top team from you this turn, you guys are old news.  ISLANDERS turned their 
4-1-0 turn into a 1st place rank in the listings this turn.  Any better than this, 
and you get put on hit lists.  Of course, we're all terribly impressed to see 
SYLVESTER win a fight and gain 26 points, terribly.  Tsk, tsk, SYLVESTER beat G W 
BUSH and G W BUSH lost 21 points.  You're breakin' my heart.  And if variety is the 
spice of life, ILLIS may be getting bland, as BURNING RUBBER stays top dog in the 
city.  The Dripping Blade, humph!  I've tasted better ale at mortuaries.  Where do 
they get this stuff?  From ILLIS' trash dumps?   
     Well, let's take a look at some more misdeeds of you miserable sword-boys.  
WHAT'S IN A NAME, 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 BASHAHOLICS 
ANON avoided them the most this turn.  What a pack of would be losers, if you ask me. 
Hmph.  Ooh, I'm frightfully impressed, LORD FOUL was this turn's most challenged 
warrior.  Watch that ego swell, sports fans.   
     Ah, now we come to my favorite part, where we see all the guys who are dead and 
gone, and get to see if their team cared.  We're all going to die in the end, so why 
worry if the fate catches up with you sooner that later?   
     There's got to be a better place in ILLIS to get a drink than The Dripping 
Blade!  Any suggestions?  Just wait 'till next time I show up here, I won't be so 
nice!  So nyaaah!  Paste this one in your scrapbooks, you'll need the kindling come 
this winter-- Snide Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BURNING RUBBER 363           12   3  1   125       WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LORD FOUL 1395               12   8  1   109       BLOODGUARD (190)
 I'M POWERLESS 2629           20  36  0    96       BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)
 KING MIDAS 2770              10   2  0    96       TALL TALES (305)
 SYLVESTER 2728               18  16  0    93       ISLANDERS (247)
 DAMN I'M SEXY 362            11   4  0    93       WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 UNCLE FESTER 2768            11   7  0    86       TALL TALES (305)
 I'M A BASHER 2682            23  12  0    81       BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)
-SUDDEN DEATH 361              9   5  0    76       WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)
 COCO NUTTAL 2741             13   9  0    74       ISLANDERS (247)
 G W BUSH 2764                11   7  1    70       TALL TALES (305)
 BELITRIS 2737                11  16  0    69       ISLANDERS (247)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JOHN WAYNE 2766              11   7  0    45       TALL TALES (305)
 HAPPY DRUNKARD 2126           5   2  0    45       BLOODGUARD (190)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 URMUNG COSBU 1397             9   4  0    43       BLOODGUARD (190)
 JOHNNY APPLESEED 2767        11   7  0    40       TALL TALES (305)
 DILLIS RHIN 2742              9  12  0    39       ISLANDERS (247)
 TABBEK 1613                   6   7  1    35       BLOODGUARD (190)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CHAGUA KORBIN 2760            4   9  0    33       ISLANDERS (247)
-SNAPPLE 364                   6   6  0    24       WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-THOSE I HURT 2778             2   1  0    18       BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)
-THERE IS A GOD 2779           2   1  0    17       BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)
 BANN 2162                     3   2  1    13       BLOODGUARD (190)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Those I Hurt -- I commend your desire to win--you really didn't want to give up.
Perhaps next time, you'll save yourself the effort and give earlier?  We shall see.
-- Bann

There Is a God -- An exciting fight for my return, but it seems you have a glass
jaw...?  It matters not, it was a good fight and enjoyable. -- Happy Drunkard

Chagua Korbin -- A fast fight, they say, is a good fight.  Especially when I win it.
*grins* -- Tabbek

John Wayne -- You have a rather imposing presence, but it seems I was able to fell
the legend. -- Urmung Cosbu

I'm Powerless -- I never thought I'd face a warrior of your experience and actually
manage to win the fight.  Perhaps you are aptly named?  I guess only the future will
tell, assuming we are matched again. -- Lord Foul

Burning Rubber -- Well, I'm finally within striking distance of my first DM title, so
you'll never guess who's challenging you... oh, you can? -- Lord Foul

Illis -- Well, it's been over a decade since the last time I had a team fight in
Duel2, although the game had a different name back then, of course.  The arena, I
believe, also had a lot more teams then, but I guess that is the consequence of the
current generation being the "instant gratification" generation; although I must
confess to waiting impatiently on two counts:  first for the online newsletter to
update, and then for the mail to arrive.  I had a very nice first turn back, and I
expect I'll now go 0-5-0 just to "even things out"; as with all things, we shall see.
Lord Foul challenged this turn for my first possible DM ever; hopefully the fight
goes his way, but I dare say Burning Rubber will be keen on retaining the title.  We
shall see. -- Sigurd Fafnisbane, mgr. Bloodguard

Happy Drunkard -- I've heard that being drunk makes you not feel pain.  Is that true?
On the other side, I've heard that being drunk can ruin the rest of your life.  Might
I recommend our sister program, Alcoholics Anonymous. -- There is a God

Bann -- For you, I'm tempted to not say sorry, but I must resist my old ways!  I am
sorry for all hurts inflicted upon you! -- Those I Hurt

Lord Foul -- Truly your reputation is well deserved.  But I know how the story ends
and while not by me, because I truly am Powerless, you will be defeated. -- I'm

Uncle Fester -- I'm glad you're not my neighbor. -- I'm a Basher

Bloodguard -- Welcome back. -- Assur

Sudden Death -- Well, I'm glad there wasn't as much in YOUR name as there might have
been. -- Sylvester, glad to have escaped with his life

Johnny Appleseed -- Peeled you, didn't I?  But the arenamaster, a noted wet blanket,
stepped in before I could plant you.  Ah, well.  Into each life a little hot, humid
weather must fall, so long as it isn't overdone. -- Coco Nuttal

The Userous Merchant, HA.  It is to laugh, if it weren't so hot.  I know, I know, he
says he's "just got to make a living," but I have serious doubts that he needs to
make THAT GOOD a living. -- Belitris

Note to self:  Do not be misled by Scrawny George's name and appearance.  He's
dangerous and probably a criminal. -- Dillis Rhin

Tabbek -- Okay, okay, I can take a hint:  No more smoking behind the guildhouse. --
Chagua Korbin

13 July 11

          The No-Tourney ADM arena will be opening for business on the
          first of August of this year!
     It will be ADM Arena #107, making use of that idle installation down at Lirin
Kiv.  If the managers involved in this arena wish to rename it, suggestions will be
entertained through the months of August and September.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

I'M POWERLESS was devastated by LORD FOUL in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
DAMN I'M SEXY vanquished I'M A BASHER in a 1 minute uneven Challenge battle.
BURNING RUBBER demolished UNCLE FESTER in a 1 minute uneven Title fight.
G W BUSH was devastated by SYLVESTER in a popular 1 minute one-sided contest.
KING MIDAS demolished DOOMIE JUGGERNAUT in a 1 minute mismatched competition.
BELITRIS vanquished URMUNG COSBU in a exciting 1 minute mismatched fight.
COCO NUTTAL devastated JOHNNY APPLESEED in a 2 minute one-sided competition.
JOHN WAYNE overcame TABBEK in a 1 minute melee.
DILLIS RHIN was vanquished by HAPPY DRUNKARD in a 1 minute uneven duel.
BANN was overpowered by CHAGUA KORBIN in a 1 minute uneven duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|AIMED BLOW                       6         WALL OF STEEL      2 -   0 -  0     100  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         PARRY-LUNGE        4 -   1 -  0      80  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         SLASHING ATTACK    7 -   6 -  0      54  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         BASHING ATTACK    17 -  15 -  0      53  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         AIMED BLOW        18 -  16 -  0      53  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         LUNGING ATTACK    20 -  19 -  0      51  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         TOTAL PARRY        5 -   5 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         STRIKING ATTACK   13 -  13 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 263 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         2 -  4         3  STRIKING ATTACK
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  0     BASHING ATTACK     1 -  2         2  BASHING ATTACK 
STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  AIMED BLOW     
SLASHING ATTACK    1 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         2  SLASHING ATTACK
                              TOTAL PARRY        0 -  1         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
                              WALL OF STEEL      0 -  0         1  LUNGING ATTACK 

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  BURNING RUBBER 363         12   3  1  125 WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)
PARRY-LUNGE      LORD FOUL 1395             12   8  1  109 BLOODGUARD (190)
AIMED BLOW       KING MIDAS 2770            10   2  0   96 TALL TALES (305)
SLASHING ATTACK  DAMN I'M SEXY 362          11   4  0   93 WHAT'S IN A NAME (68)
BASHING ATTACK   I'M A BASHER 2682          23  12  0   81 BASHAHOLICS ANON (297)
LUNGING ATTACK   JOHN WAYNE 2766            11   7  0   45 TALL TALES (305)
TOTAL PARRY      JOHNNY APPLESEED 2767      11   7  0   40 TALL TALES (305)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is I'M POWERLESS 2629.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was SYLVESTER 2728.  The ten other most popular fighters were COCO NUTTAL 2741, 
363, KING MIDAS 2770, JOHN WAYNE 2766, HAPPY DRUNKARD 2126, and G W BUSH 2764.

The least popular fighter this week was BANN 2162.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were DILLIS RHIN 2742, TABBEK 1613, UNCLE FESTER 2768, I'M A BASHER 2682, 
DRUNKARD 2126, and JOHN WAYNE 2766.


     For those of you who keep track of such things, several additional warriors 
graduated from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament.  

                          THE BUNNY GOD (2-5631) of 042909A               
                   BULLETPROOF MONK (11-4999) of LUROCIANS EXTREME 
                       COCO NUTS (60-8163) of FRUIT OF THE LOOM        
                          EAR (82-39911) of UNFORTUNATE HAIR               
                           NUTHYN (82-32147) of GAMMA HORDE                 
                          PORSCHE (82-41317) of COMPENSATING               

Congrats to the grads. -- Green Eyes

                   MAIL-IN TOURNEY LI

PRIMUS TOURNEY                         W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
SIMBACK 834 (86-61-0)                  0  5  0         DAMAGE INC.          

CONTENDERS TOURNEY                     W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
POPEYE 1429 (45-37-0)                  2  3  0         S.O.S.               

ADM TOURNEY                            W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
WON TWO MANY 2208 (15-4-0)             4  3  0         THE WILLBURYS 59     

CHALLENGERS TOURNEY                    W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
HARVEY 2636 (9-1-0)                    1  3  0         IMPROVED ILLUSION    

CHAMPIONS TOURNEY                      W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
IMMACULATECOLLECTION 2632 (16-2-0)     2  3  0         CHAPEL ROCK          

ADEPTS TOURNEY                         W  L  K         TEAM NAME            
RED RED WINE 2481 (10-4-1)             2  3  0         HANGOVERS