DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 12/11/2009    Duedate: 12/24/2009

COLLUSION COVE ARENA

DM-60    TURN-483

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

FLUMMAX
RED DOG GANG (476)
(60-8193) [15-25-0,96]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

FLUMMAX                        NIGHTWIND
RED DOG GANG (476)             TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)
(60-8193) [15-25-0,96]         (60-8761) [3-0-2,48]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

LITTLE BIG DOG                 KISMET
RED DOG GANG (476)             THE BROTHERHOOD (648)
(60-8355) [16-16-0,64]         (60-8752) [3-3-1,28]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. RED DOG GANG (476)          50
2. TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)      42      PHILANTHROPISTS (594)
3. PHILANTHROPISTS (594)       23      Unchartered Team
4. THE BROTHERHOOD (648)      -17
5. FRUIT OF THE LOOM (615)    -37      TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1*TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)    11   4  3 73.3   1/ 1*TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)   11  4 3
 2/ 3 PHILANTHROPISTS (594)     14  11  0 56.0   2/ 2 RED DOG GANG (476)        7  8 0
 3/ 2 FRUIT OF THE LOOM (615)   58  49  9 54.2   3/ 3*THE BROTHERHOOD (648)     5  5 1
 4/ 4*THE BROTHERHOOD (648)     16  16  2 50.0   4/ 4 PHILANTHROPISTS (594)     4  0 0
 5/ 7 RED DOG GANG (476)       420 673  6 38.4   5/ 5 FRUIT OF THE LOOM (615)   2  5 0

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

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

     "First round's on me," bellowed Godric Magnesson as he entered the front door of
the Bucket O' Blood tavern.
     "Good to see you," greeted Prentice, one of the tavern's barkeeps.  Supposedly,
he had gotten the nickname Prentice from a short stint studying under a master
wizard.  No one knew for sure.
     "What brings you by today?"
     "Business," replied the boisterous dwarf.  "I'm in the market for silk from
Lirith Kai.  I'm to meet a man here within the hour,"
     "Lirith Kai?  Any connection to that new warrior of yours?" questioned Prentice.
"You know, I've won a good bit of money off him.  You should keep him."
     "Nope, no connection," Godric winked.  "But I think you're right.  I think I
will keep him.  I mean, that young man is as tough as nails."
     Godric emptied his first flagon and motioned for it to be refilled.
     "As he tells it, he was training under a master swordsman in Sendor.  His master
had been feuding with the master of another school of swordsmanship.
     "One day, Sai Jin had been sent out on some small task.  Upon returning, he
discovered the training school on fire.  He rushed in to find everyone slaughtered.
He grabbed a weapon and a few mementoes and fled.  He fought his way past the few
thugs that had been left to finish off the wounded and struck out across the
countryside alone.  He journeyed all the way to the coast and found a ship that let
him work to pay for his passage away from Lirth Kai."
     "How did you run across him?" asked Prentice.
     "He was working at the dock here, not too long ago, when I was picking up a
shipment of spices.  I was having a hard time understanding the captain of the ship
and someone brought him to interpret.  Later, we talked, and he told me his story.
He was very interested in the arena games.
     "I Expect that he plans to return home to Sendor someday to make amends.  He's
smart, athletic, and certainly has the desire, so I offered him a chance to join the
team.  The rest, as they say, is history."
     The front door opened just then and three richly dressed men entered.
     "Ah," exclaimed Godric, "My guests have arrived.  Let's have another round,
rentice.  And you have one on me as well."

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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 632): EIGHTH MATE of SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 634): ACE of CARDS (?, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 628): REXROTH of DARK CREATION (H.P.L. West, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 630): GOLDBRICK of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 622): SAPHRONICUS of FIELDS OF ELYSIUM (Caesar, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 627): ERIC CARTMAN of CUNNING RUNTS (Deep Thought, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 313): CRICTOR UNGERER of THE PENTARCHY (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 620): COPPER COMPACTER of METAL MINCERS (Oremaster, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 311): MARLENUS of CAESAR'S POOL HALL (Caesar, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 616): PETER PIQUIN of FISHERMAN'S WHARF (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 614): MONOLYTH of RAVAGING LORDS (General Ikillyu, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 605): FEEL THE BUZZ of ON THE ROCKS (Bartender, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 568): KING COREY of LUROCIAN ROYALTY (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 289): PAYNE of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 SCOMBS SWAMP (turn 283): TEN LORDS ALEAPIN (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 270): KIRLA LORVIN of MIDDLE WAY 6 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 495): SPLAT of THEM (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 482): PEACH FUZZ of FRUIT OF THE LOOM (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 461): FALL PRINCESS of AUTUMN SAGA (?, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 459): LUISENYA of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 218): DEATH SUCKS of BLACKMAIL (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 419): JAXON of INSIGNIFICANCE (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 412): JADE RING of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 405): MEDUSA of VICTORIOUS III (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 521): NIGHTCAP of DARKLINGS (She-Puppy, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 632): SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 634): DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 628): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 630): GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 622): THE GENERALS (?, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 627): THE MAGNIFICENT MAGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 313): EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 620): TRAIL OF TEARS (?, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 311): CAESAR'S POOL HALL (Caesar, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 616): DEVIL ADVOCATES (Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 614): RAVAGOMG LORDS (General Ikillu, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 605): SEA DOGS (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 568): LUROCIAN ROYALTY (The Greek Guy, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 289): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 SCOMBS SWAMP (turn 283): THE BEAR'S PAW (Kat, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 270): LIFE IMPACTS (Smitty, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 494): INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 COLLUSION COVE (turn 482): TWILIGHT BRIGADE (?, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 462): AUTUMN SAGA (?, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 459): CASTAWAYS (She-Puppy, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 218): BLACKMAIL (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 419): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 412): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 405): GIRLS X3 (Non, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 521): DO IT AGAIN et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 633): SOPHOCLES of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 622): URSILA VINE of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 312): EXPERIETIA of STEEL AND SILK (Michael Eldritch, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 620): HORN ROCK of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
              (turn 619): VON GROV of TRAIL OF TEARS (?, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 311): MARLENUS of CAESAR'S POOL HALL (Caesar, mgr.)
                               ULL HARDHAMMER of THE STORMBRINGERS (High Lord Bosk)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 616): PETER PIQUIN of FISHERMAN'S WHARF (Jorja, mgr.)
                          LOU C. FIRR of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
              (turn 615): AGONY of ANGELS OF PAIN (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 288): HALF of SRETSAMLEUD II (Phat Phat, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 269): INGLEMORT JULS of MIDDLE WAY 6 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 495): FONZETH HILGRA of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 460): DECAY of AUTUMN SAGA (?, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 459): LUISENYA of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
                  (turn 458): FSSTIS KACHIEU of CASTAWAYS (She-Puppy, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 404): DANNI ROGERS of GIRLS X3 (Non, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Oh, hi.  Its just little 'ol Debby Tonte.  Thought I'd check out COLLUSION COVE 
to see what's new.  MVP award for ATALAN?  PHILANTHROPISTS' proud of him after 
beating TWIG and getting 18 points.  Talk about yer major upsets!  PLUM's match with 
LASSIE cost him a loss of 10 points!  Was that a tear I saw in FLUMMAX's eye, as he 
took over Duelmastership?  And wasn't PEACH FUZZ fit to be tied!  Is the Duelmaster 
really being a real snob to his teammates?  Don't ask me!   
     I gotta admit I haven't been in "deep con caves" with any spies.  Really, I just 
wing this stuff.  Can PHILANTHROPISTS' ATALAN be more popular than me?  He was 
challenged the most, but is that really the same?  I'm not so sure NIGHTWIND knew all 
the facts when he challenged BB BULLY BOY of RED DOG GANG.  I saw NIGHTWIND stumbling 
and dribbling at The Victory Tavern last week...  Like, was that some fighting on 
NIGHTWIND's part, or what?  And he got 20 points out of it!  (besides getting in my 
report)  Poor BB BULLY BOY.  For sure, I was holding my breath when I found out 
DUSKBORN challenged AHKEEM.  After all, haven't TWILIGHT BRIGADE and THE BROTHERHOOD 
had a long standing duel in COLLUSION COVE?  It wasn't a spectacular fight, or 
anything, but AHKEEM wants me to write about it since he beat DUSKBORN.  Satisfied?   
     Man, all these warriors dying and killing each other!  Don't you guys ever give 
it a break?  Hey you guys, don't you think your families would like to hear from you? 
Write!  (Or have someone write for you.)  
     Remember, blood on a purple robe may stain.  Soak it in cold water, and hand 
wash.  I'm getting tired of writing this stuff, so I'm calling it quits.  Remember 
you guys, ease up sometimes!  Chill out!  Later, Debby Tonte  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FLUMMAX 8193                 15  25  0    96       RED DOG GANG (476)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DRAVENDER 7655                7   2  0    90       PHILANTHROPISTS (594)
 LASSIE 8194                  15  25  0    85       RED DOG GANG (476)
 PEACH FUZZ 8095              14  10  1    72       FRUIT OF THE LOOM (615)
 PLUM 8094                    11   9  2    72       FRUIT OF THE LOOM (615)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ATALAN 7656                   5   6  0    66       PHILANTHROPISTS (594)
 LITTLE BIG DOG 8355          16  16  0    64       RED DOG GANG (476)
 TWIG 8096                    11  11  2    64       FRUIT OF THE LOOM (615)
-COCO NUTS 8163                5   1  0    64       FRUIT OF THE LOOM (615)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 NIGHTWIND 8761                3   0  2    48       TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)
 BB BULLY BOY 8477            10  14  0    44       RED DOG GANG (476)
 AHKEEM 8754                   4   1  0    37       THE BROTHERHOOD (648)
 SHIVERSHREIK 8759             3   0  1    35       TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SHADOWFIRE 8758               3   0  0    33       TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)
 KISMET 8752                   3   3  1    28       THE BROTHERHOOD (648)
-SQUEEZE THE LEMONS 8569       6   4  0    24       FRUIT OF THE LOOM (615)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MAXIMILLIAN KI 8748           4   2  1    22       THE BROTHERHOOD (648)
 ESTRAYA 8747                  3   3  0    21       THE BROTHERHOOD (648)
 READY EDDIE 8763              1   0  0    18       RED DOG GANG (476)
-ETAN FROCK 7658               1   0  0    11       PHILANTHROPISTS (594)
 DAWNBLADE 8757                1   2  0     5       TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)
 DUSKBORN 8760                 1   2  0     5       TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)
 SAI JIN 8762                  1   1  0     4       THE BROTHERHOOD (648)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
DONOLD DOG 8719         5  8 1 RED DOG GANG 476     KISMET 8752           482   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Red Dog Gang -- I really wasn't trying to kill Donold Dog.  I just get so carried
away out on the sand and I really wanted to win that rematch. -- Kismet

Trevor of Hollen Katze -- Don't keep hiding from us. -- Godric Magnesson Da Vinci

Atalan -- I feel like I learned a lot from our fight. -- Ahkeem

Peach Fuzz -- Well, I was *going* to bite you, but you made me sneeze.  It's hard to
bite when sneezing. -- Lassie
P.S.  Nothing personal, but that's what we're here for isn't it?  To bite each other?

Plum -- You chipped my tooth! -- Flummax

I don't know about this Virginal Gigolo dude.  He smells funny.  It hurts my nose. --
Little Big Dog

Maximillian Ki -- Sometimes a dog had to be proactive and make sure he's got the
upper tooth. -- BB Bully Boy

Kismet -- Damn.  It was. -- Ghost of Donold Dog

Actually, I find myself wondering if this really is Aradi under the funny name.  This
is farther down and missing the key teams than Togs-exhaustion usually brings about.
-- BB Bully Boy

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

SHIVERSHREIK unbelievably bested KISMET in a crowd pleasing 2 minute Challenge fight.
NIGHTWIND subdued BB BULLY BOY in a 2 minute one-sided Challenge melee.
DAWNBLADE was defeated by ESTRAYA in a 3 minute Challenge duel.
DUSKBORN was devastated by AHKEEM in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge contest.
SHADOWFIRE defeated MAXIMILLIAN KI in a 3 minute Challenge match.
PEACH FUZZ was devastated by FLUMMAX in a 1 minute uneven Title brawl.
PLUM was savagely defeated by LASSIE in a 2 minute bloody veteran's struggle.
DRAVENDER handily defeated LITTLE BIG DOG in a 1 minute uneven fight.
TWIG was vanquished by ATALAN in a 1 minute uneven duel.
SAI JIN was vanquished by READY EDDIE 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|
|BASHING ATTACK                   6         TOTAL PARRY        3 -   0 -  0     100  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     4         LUNGING ATTACK    13 -   4 -  2      76  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         STRIKING ATTACK   15 -   7 -  0      68  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    3         WALL OF STEEL      8 -   5 -  0      62  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         AIMED BLOW        10 -   8 -  2      56  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         BASHING ATTACK    28 -  25 -  2      53  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         SLASHING ATTACK    8 -  10 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-STRIKE      14 -  18 -  3      44  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-LUNGE        2 -   5 -  0      29  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -   3 -  0      25  |

Turn 483 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
STRIKING ATTACK  DRAVENDER 7655              7   2  0   90 PHILANTHROPISTS (594)
SLASHING ATTACK  PEACH FUZZ 8095            14  10  1   72 FRUIT OF THE LOOM (615)
BASHING ATTACK   PLUM 8094                  11   9  2   72 FRUIT OF THE LOOM (615)
LUNGING ATTACK   NIGHTWIND 8761              3   0  2   48 TWILIGHT BRIGADE (649)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is LITTLE BIG DOG 8355.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was KISMET 8752.  The ten other most popular fighters were DAWNBLADE 8757, 
ESTRAYA 8747, SHADOWFIRE 8758, LASSIE 8194, NIGHTWIND 8761, AHKEEM 8754, MAXIMILLIAN 
KI 8748, ATALAN 7656, SHIVERSHREIK 8759, and FLUMMAX 8193.

The least popular fighter this week was SAI JIN 8762.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were TWIG 8096, LITTLE BIG DOG 8355, PEACH FUZZ 8095, DUSKBORN 8760, BB 
BULLY BOY 8477, READY EDDIE 8763, DRAVENDER 7655, PLUM 8094, FLUMMAX 8193, and 
SHIVERSHREIK 8759.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

LASSIE (60-8194) RED DOG GANG (476)