DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 03/01/2013    Duedate: 03/28/2013

ILLIS ARENA

DM-59    TURN-284

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

JOHN WAYNE
TALL TALES (305)
(59-2766) [20-19-0,98]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

DILLIS RHIN                    POSITION IS EMPTY
ISLANDERS (247)                
(59-2742) [19-23-1,99]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

COCO NUTTAL                    DILLIS RHIN
ISLANDERS (247)                ISLANDERS (247)
(59-2741) [21-22-0,87]         (59-2742) [19-23-1,99]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

ISLANDERS (247)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. KIWI CONNECTION (301)       37
2. TALL TALES (305)            15      IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
3. IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)     -5      Unchartered Team
4. ISLANDERS (247)             -9
                                        (-1)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)  223  94 11 70.3   1/ 2 ISLANDERS (247)           9  6 0
 2/ 2 TALL TALES (305)          91  75  2 54.8   2/ 1 IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)   6  9 0
 3/ 0 KIWI CONNECTION (301)     43  36  3 54.4   3/ 0 KIWI CONNECTION (301)     4  1 0
 4/ 3 ISLANDERS (247)          390 506 14 43.5   4/ 3 TALL TALES (305)          3  4 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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                              ---===SLOW ARENA NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 358): PENNY of YOU PAY I SLAY (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 355): LILY OF SARMATIA of DODGE BULLETS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 353): DRONE-ON of BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 309): MASSEY of KIWI CONNECTION (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 331): ROSELYN of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 325): SOUTH SPOON of OTTODROME TW (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 312): 4-H of LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 306): CONFLICT of DRAGONS GUARD II (Khisanth, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 290): DIAN WEI of ASIAN INVASION (Pec Killer, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 283): COCO NUTTAL of ISLANDERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 259): SINCEMILLA of WRATHMEN XIV (Khradmon, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 260): TOO SHORT of BASH BROS HAIR CUT (Assurnasirbanipal)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 260): MRALISSA LOON of MIDDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  83 TELORINTHE (turn 75): CONTRACT BRIDGE of OLDIES (Coach, mgr.)
 DM 106 CRYSALIS (turn 258): GABBER KNIGHT of 500 BPM (The Mun, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 358): MIDDLE WAY 11 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 355): LORD OF DISCIPLINE (Longshot, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 353): BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 309): THE MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 331): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 325): OBG! (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 312): LIFE IMAPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 306): FLOWER GIRLS (Lady Fern, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 290): TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 283): IMPROVED ILLUSION (Phantasm, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 259): PIZZA TOPPINGS (Warlock, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 260): BASH BROS HAIRCUT (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 260): MIDDLE WAY 18 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  83 TELORINTHE (turn 75): PUNY ORC PELOTON (slugbait, mgr.)
 DM 106 CRYSALIS (turn 258): CRAZY CREEPS (Consortium, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                   ----------------
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 355): POSTAGE of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 353): DRONE-ON of BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 325): TALKEETNA of ALASKAN PIPELINE (Storm Lord, mgr.)
                               TEMPTRESS of LUROCIAN DEVILS (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
                               SCOMSSS'S NIGHTMARE of THE OPERA (Manager, mgr.)
                   (turn 324): LATKA of SECOND BANANAS (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 306): CAUSTIC CROCUS of FLOWER GIRLS (Lady Fern, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 259): NAEFAN ORDH of MIDDLE WAY 9 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  83 TELORINTHE (turn 074): LIFE SCOUT of OLDIES (Coach, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     It is I, Novgorodny Vir, Spymaster of Spymasters.  Look on my work, ye mighty, 
and despair!  IMPROVED ILLUSION?  Who?  ISLANDERS is the top team these days, 
buddies!  KIWI CONNECTION had cause to celebrate, after PAPARANGI got 17 points by 
beating SYLVIA.  A certain someone should cut down on the drinking and practice more, 
after losing 15 points to PAPARANGI.  (Discrete enough, SYLVIA?) In ILLIS, nothing is 
permanent (except Death), and we find ourselves a new Duelmaster, JOHN WAYNE.  So 
who's the team that's been walking into taverns last week and ordering milk?  Sounds 
like a PR stunt to me.   
     And how sociable are ILLIS' warriors?  Come, let us see.  If challenges were 
horses, CHAGUA KORBIN could open up a fast food joint!  FISHHOOK found himself 
challenged by a warrior 22 below:  MUJURO UTSUTSU.  MUJURO UTSUTSU of IMPROVED 
ILLUSION kept his wits as he lost to FISHHOOK.   
     Is there life after death?  Pragmatics (and warriors) know there is death after 
life!  Questions are being raised about the disposing of severed body parts in the 
arena.  A certain tavern in ILLIS would I avoid!   
     All good things must come to an end.  As if buffeted by forces of nature beyond 
my control, I must take my leave of this place.  Do not despair!  I shall return!-- 
Novgorodny Vir  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JOHN WAYNE 2766              20  19  0    98       TALL TALES (305)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DILLIS RHIN 2742             19  23  1    99       ISLANDERS (247)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 COCO NUTTAL 2741             21  22  0    87       ISLANDERS (247)
 CHAGUA KORBIN 2760           13  21  1    74       ISLANDERS (247)
 JOHNNY APPLESEED 2767        17  22  0    73       TALL TALES (305)
 TESSAI 2795                  14   0  0    73       IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BUXTON 2724                  10   4  2    51       KIWI CONNECTION (301)
 ZARUKO 2796                   9   5  0    49       IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
 PAPARANGI 2710                9   8  0    49       KIWI CONNECTION (301)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FISHHOOK 2807                 5   2  0    32       ISLANDERS (247)
 SYLVIA 2808                   4   2  0    26       ISLANDERS (247)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MUJURO UTSUTSU 2817           2   2  0    10       IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
 TA RA 2774                    1   0  0     5       KIWI CONNECTION (301)
 DEATH 2829                    1   0  0     5       KIWI CONNECTION (301)
 SHIJIMA 2827                  0   1  0     1       IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
 YURIMARU 2828                 0   1  0     1       IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
BENZIE 2830             0  1 0 KIWI CONNECTION 301  STONE GOLEM           284  NONE

                                     PERSONAL ADS

John Wayne -- I thought of writing a proper column to commemorate my victory over
you, and then I thought, that's a lot of work, and that cowboy wouldn't notice--he
probably can't even read!  So I'm just going to say, wow, good fight! -- Coco Nuttal

A Convicted Assassin?  Pah. -- Dillis Rhin

Zaruko -- Yep, you're an illusion.  I thought you were one place, and you were
somewhere else.  But if YOU are an illusion, then your victory is, too, right?  So,
glad I won that! -- Chagua Korbin

Mujuro Utsutsu -- Bit of a cold fish, are you?  Fortunately, I have no trouble
hooking cold fishes. -- Fishhook

Ah!  This Titus Pullo is a standby, too.  Good. -- Sylvia

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

BENZIE was butchered by STONE GOLEM in a 2 minute Dark Arena fight.
TESSAI outwaited JOHNNY APPLESEED in a monotonous 10 minute Challenge duel.
ZARUKO was handily defeated by CHAGUA KORBIN in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge match.
MUJURO UTSUTSU lost to FISHHOOK in a crowd pleasing 1 minute Challenge brawl.
COCO NUTTAL was defeated by JOHN WAYNE in a 1 minute veteran's Title fight.
DILLIS RHIN devastated M. CHARDINEE in a 2 minute uneven brawl.
SYLVIA was overpowered by PAPARANGI in a 1 minute one-sided struggle.
BUXTON devastated LUCIUS VORENUS in a 1 minute gruesome one-sided competition.
SHIJIMA lost to DEATH in a 3 minute beginner's duel.
YURIMARU lost to TA RA 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|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   5         WALL OF STEEL      7 -   1 -  0      88  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         PARRY-LUNGE        8 -   2 -  0      80  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      3         SLASHING ATTACK   12 -   9 -  2      57  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         LUNGING ATTACK    21 -  16 -  1      57  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         TOTAL PARRY       13 -  11 -  0      54  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         STRIKING ATTACK    5 -   5 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         AIMED BLOW        19 -  21 -  0      48  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         BASHING ATTACK     1 -   5 -  0      17  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   3 -  0       0  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 284 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   JOHN WAYNE 2766            20  19  0   98 TALL TALES (305)
TOTAL PARRY      TESSAI 2795                14   0  0   73 IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
PARRY-LUNGE      ZARUKO 2796                 9   5  0   49 IMPROVED ILLUSION (261)
WALL OF STEEL    PAPARANGI 2710              9   8  0   49 KIWI CONNECTION (301)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is COCO NUTTAL 2741.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was DILLIS RHIN 2742.  The ten other most popular fighters were CHAGUA KORBIN 
2760, FISHHOOK 2807, JOHN WAYNE 2766, BUXTON 2724, SHIJIMA 2827, MUJURO UTSUTSU 2817, 
DEATH 2829, YURIMARU 2828, TA RA 2774, and PAPARANGI 2710.

The least popular fighter this week was TESSAI 2795.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were JOHNNY APPLESEED 2767, SYLVIA 2808, COCO NUTTAL 2741, ZARUKO 2796, 
BENZIE 2830, PAPARANGI 2710, TA RA 2774, YURIMARU 2828, DEATH 2829, and MUJURO 
UTSUTSU 2817.