DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 12/24/2007    Duedate: 01/05/2008

VALAMANTIS ARENA

DM-62    TURN-425

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

DARTH MALEK
RANDOM SITH (438)
(62-4418) [13-3-0,91]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

DARTH MALEK                    POSITION IS EMPTY
RANDOM SITH (438)              
(62-4418) [13-3-0,91]          

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

DARTH SIDIUS                   DEATH MAGE
RANDOM SITH (438)              DEATH MOB (15)
(62-4316) [15-17-1,79]         (62-2115) [6-4-0,60]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

THE BEARS (268)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE BEARS (268)             36
2. DEATH MOB (15)              32      RANDOM SITH (438)
3. RANDOM SITH (438)           22      Unchartered Team
4. LEGION OF LEGEND (409)       7
5. COLORS (186)                -9      FANTASIA2K (205)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 1 RANDOM SITH (438)         89  67  3 57.1   1/ 2 THE BEARS (268)          10  4 1
 2/ 2 THE BEARS (268)          358 319 32 52.9   2/ 3 DEATH MOB (15)            9  6 0
 3/ 3 LEGION OF LEGEND (409)    52  49  2 51.5   3/ 1 RANDOM SITH (438)         7  5 0
 4/ 4 COLORS (186)              38  45  1 45.8   4/ 4 MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)       5 10 0
 5/ 5 DEATH MOB (15)           105 132 13 44.3   5/ 5 LEGION OF LEGEND (409)    4  5 0
 6/ 6 MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)      219 289  4 43.1   6/ 6 COLORS (186)              0  2 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 586): MIASMA of SWEORDMASTERS (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 469): EDWARD O'HARE of MEDAL OF HONOR A1 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 594): OTIS 3 of FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 590): PANTHER of TANKS FOR NOTHIN' (Master Beru, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 589): BOMBETTE of PAPER MARIO (Luigi, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 593): HOFFA of THE LADY'S LIST (A-Sop, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 591): MOSES of AMEN! (?, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 585): CYNICA of THE MOONDOGS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 577): BERCHTA of THE DARK GODS (Noachian, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 576): PARROT KEEPER of SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 550): PUSS N BOOTS of ERRATA (JE, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 540): CONNIE PAKKIT of JINDA-BAN (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 241): SMIRK of CHEAP SHOTS (Cheap Shots Manager, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 527): HOLLYMOOP of COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 476): ENDLESS WATCH of RAISING RYLYEH (Reaper, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 228): PHOENIX of GRIFFINDOR HOUSE2 (Godric Gryffindor, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 216): DERELICT of ALL-STAR NANA'S (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 424): ZEUS of LEGION OF LEGEND (Seraphim, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 193): MARWAN of SACRED REALM (Brewmaster, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 468): NEOSPHINCTER of WASTELAND (TMM, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 586): SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 469): THE GOLDEN FISH (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 594): GAMES LIBRARY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 590): DOGS OF WAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 589): TEAM CHAOS ELITE (?, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 593): WINGED LEGION (Seraphim, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 591): SENTINELS (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 585): THE ABYSMALS (Noachian, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 577): FUNKY FOLK (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 576): NOMADIC TRIBE (Nomad, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 550): BABES (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 540): BOY O'S (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 241): CHEAP SHOTS (Cheap Shots Manager, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 527): COLOR ME SUAVE (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 476): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 228): TRADERS OF TROCAR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 216): ISLANDERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 424): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 193): ARTIC FIRE (Brewmaster, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 468) VILLAINS et al (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 286): MAKESHIFT ANCHOR of SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
                (turn 585): COBALT of STEEL LEGION (Seraphim, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 594): JUNGLE JUICE of FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (The Anarchist, mgr.)
                          DELON LUROST of GAMES LIBRARY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 590): PANTHER of TANKS FOR NOTHIN' (Master Beru, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 587): HELENE JUSTE of THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 592): BANKSHOT of HI ROLLERS (Darklock, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 591): MOSES of AMEN! (?, mgr.)
               (turn 590): SLAMMER of AMEN! (?, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 585): CYNICA of THE MOONDOGS (Jorja, mgr.)
               (turn 584): SIR CUMFERENCE of SIR AGLIO (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 577): BERCHTA of THE DARK GODS (Noachian, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 576): PARROT KEEPER of SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 538): SCROD BOY of INQUISITION CLONES (LHI, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 241): SMIRK of CHEAP SHOTS (Cheap Shots Manager, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 228): GLUM of JANIX (Kat, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 424): ZEUS of LEGION OF LEGEND (Seraphim, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     If you were disturbed from your beauty rest only to have to watch a bunch of 
VALAMANTIS brutes like you, you'd be grouchy, too.  Later days, RANDOM SITH, since 
THE BEARS took top team from you this turn, you guys are old news.  Gee, I'm 
impressed, a 4-1-0 is nice, but don't get cocky, DEATH MOB, the Fates teach humility, 
and the Fates are proud.  Of course, we're all terribly impressed to see DARTH SCION 
win a fight and gain 17 points, terribly.  Tsk, tsk, BEARFACE beat GROMMIT and 
GROMMIT lost 17 points.  You're breakin' my heart.  Due to absence, and inability to 
defend the throne, ZEUS has lost the Title of Duelmaster.  Start setting that alarm 
earlier!  And it's out with the old, in with the new, as DARTH MALEK takes the Title 
and last week's bar tab from the old Duelmaster.  Heh, heh.  I'm not in a very good 
mood today, but why am I telling you this?  You want to know what's new, don't you, 
VALAMANTIS?   
     Well, let's take a look at some more misdeeds of you miserable sword-boys.  
DEATH MOB, 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 THE BEARS avoided them 
the most this turn.  What a pack of would be losers, if you ask me.  Hmph.  GABRELLA 
IMBRO was challenged more times this turn than the Duelmaster.  Now was the DM 
insulted or feared?  Heh, heh.  And we have THE GRUDGE in a challenge, going down 8 
points for the fight.  Guess what?  I thought THE GRUDGE showed great skill and 
promise when he lost to WOLF RIDER.  All right, so I slept through it!  Big deal!   
     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.  Bye bye, warrior, bye bye...  GABRELLA 
IMBRO, a glorious 7-24-0 fighter, has passed away.  Gee, too bad MIDDLE WAY 10.  
We're all going to die in the end, so why worry if the fate catches up with you 
sooner that later?   
     What does the VALAMANTIS arena have in common with the inns?  It's just as 
comfortable to sleep in either place.  Ha ha ha ha!  Just wait 'till next time I show 
up here, I won't be so nice!  So nyaaah!  I see the crowds are getting restless, I 
must leave now-- Snide Clemens  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DARTH MALEK 4418             13   3  0    91       RANDOM SITH (438)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DARTH SCION 4357             20   9  0    90       RANDOM SITH (438)
 DARTH SIDIUS 4316            15  17  1    79       RANDOM SITH (438)
-BROWN 4383                   12   6  0    69       COLORS (186)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RUSSIAN BEAR 4427             4   3  2    66       THE BEARS (268)
-ORANGE 4371                   9   8  0    65       COLORS (186)
 DEATH MAGE 2115               6   4  0    60       DEATH MOB (15)
 ADMIRAL KRINGE 1379           8   3  0    57       DEATH MOB (15)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 WOLF RIDER 2132               6   3  1    51       DEATH MOB (15)
 DONETTA FALDOUR 4388         11  15  0    48       MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
 DARTH BANE 4415              10   7  0    47       RANDOM SITH (438)
 BLUE 1172                    10  14  1    45       COLORS (186)
 THE GRUDGE 4421               5   2  0    39       THE BEARS (268)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BEARFACE 4445                 3   1  0    33       THE BEARS (268)
 CHATTI 4448                   3   1  0    32       DEATH MOB (15)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MASTIFF 4446                  3   1  0    30       THE BEARS (268)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GORMODUC IRN 4420             4  11  0    23       MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
 ATLAS 4423                    3   1  0    21       LEGION OF LEGEND (409)
 INVUR KREB 4449               2   2  0    20       MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
 HUMA 4406                     2   3  0    19       LEGION OF LEGEND (409)
 CHEA EDEL 4450                2   2  0    18       MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
 GROMMIT 4447                  3   2  0    15       DEATH MOB (15)
-WOUNDED BEAR 4434             2   4  0    15       THE BEARS (268)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
GABRELLA IMBRO 4355     7 25 0 MIDDLE WAY 10 420    RUSSIAN BEAR 4427     425   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Russian Bear -- And here I thought it was the black bears who were most dangerous. --
Donetta Faldour

Grommit -- Well, darn.  I mistook you for a grommet, and what a HUGE mistake that
was. -- Gormoduc Irn

Death Mage -- You can't do that there here! -- Gabrella Imbro

Bearface -- A beard would be good.  A bear-d? -- Chea Edel

The Mordant Deserter?  Piffling. -- Invur Kreb

Lord Protector Zeus -- If you feel the need of some ritual to mark your graduation
and departure, the Silver Mage has offered to turn you into an ermine.  Say the word
and it shall be done. -- Arenamistress Sitalva

22 December 2007
All -- Just that tired old reminder to check your e-mail settings when you send ads
and such.  Please send stuff as plain text rather than as HTML or formatted text.
HAL, being the simple golem it is, doesn't know what to do with anything other than
plain text.  Note, this also means it doesn't know what to do with "smart" or "curly"
quotes, whether single or double, em-dashes (rendered here as two hyphens "--") or
everyone's favourite ellipsis (..., aka three dots). -- A public self-service
announcement from your Ed.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

ADMIRAL KRINGE devastated DONETTA FALDOUR in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
DEATH MAGE vanquished BLUE in a exciting 1 minute uneven Challenge battle.
RUSSIAN BEAR assassinated GABRELLA IMBRO in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge duel.
THE GRUDGE was savagely defeated by WOLF RIDER in a 2 minute brutal Challenge fight.
CHATTI bested INVUR KREB in a action packed 1 minute Challenge brawl.
MASTIFF overpowered GORMODUC IRN in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge struggle.
BEARFACE devastated GROMMIT in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge competition.
DARTH SIDIUS was handily defeated by M. CHARDINEE in a 1 minute uneven melee.
DARTH SCION vanquished KHALHUMS DWARF in a 2 minute one-sided duel.
DARTH MALEK vanquished CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a 2 minute gory one-sided Title duel.
DARTH BANE beat DANGEROUS CRIMINAL in a 1 minute melee.
ATLAS overpowered PERSISTENT BEGGAR in a tiresome 6 minute one-sided fight.
HUMA was viciously subdued by CHEA EDEL in a 4 minute bloody conflict.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|WALL OF STEEL                    5         PARRY-LUNGE       12 -   2 -  0      86  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         TOTAL PARRY       11 -   4 -  0      73  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      3         LUNGING ATTACK    21 -  13 -  2      62  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         STRIKING ATTACK    6 -   4 -  0      60  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      2         WALL OF STEEL     22 -  20 -  0      52  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         SLASHING ATTACK    5 -   6 -  0      45  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         AIMED BLOW        16 -  21 -  0      43  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      7 -  12 -  0      37  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-STRIKE       2 -   5 -  0      29  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         BASHING ATTACK     0 -   1 -  0       0  |

Turn 425 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        2 -  0     AIMED BLOW         0 -  3         3  WALL OF STEEL  
LUNGING ATTACK     3 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         3  AIMED BLOW     
STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  2         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
WALL OF STEEL      4 -  1     SLASHING ATTACK    0 -  2         1  PARRY-LUNGE    
TOTAL PARRY        2 -  1     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  0         1  STRIKING ATTACK
                                                                1  TOTAL PARRY    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
PARRY-LUNGE      DARTH MALEK 4418           13   3  0   91 RANDOM SITH (438)
WALL OF STEEL    DARTH SCION 4357           20   9  0   90 RANDOM SITH (438)
LUNGING ATTACK   RUSSIAN BEAR 4427           4   3  2   66 THE BEARS (268)
STRIKING ATTACK  DEATH MAGE 2115             6   4  0   60 DEATH MOB (15)
TOTAL PARRY      ADMIRAL KRINGE 1379         8   3  0   57 DEATH MOB (15)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is DARTH SIDIUS 4316.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was DEATH MAGE 2115.  The ten other most popular fighters were WOLF RIDER 2132, 
CHEA EDEL 4450, DARTH SCION 4357, DARTH MALEK 4418, CHATTI 4448, BEARFACE 4445, 
ADMIRAL KRINGE 1379, RUSSIAN BEAR 4427, INVUR KREB 4449, and MASTIFF 4446.

The least popular fighter this week was ATLAS 4423.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were GROMMIT 4447, GORMODUC IRN 4420, GABRELLA IMBRO 4355, DONETTA FALDOUR 
4388, HUMA 4406, DARTH SIDIUS 4316, THE GRUDGE 4421, BLUE 1172, DARTH BANE 4415, and 
MASTIFF 4446.

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

ZEUS (62-4010) LEGION OF LEGEND (409)