DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 01/08/2008    Duedate: 02/04/2008

ERINIKA ARENA

DM-73    TURN-194

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

LAELKORISSA
FAVORITE GUYS (642)
(73-5599) [17-24-2,97]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

LAELKORISSA                    SKIN PEELER
FAVORITE GUYS (642)            BLACKMAIL (651)
(73-5599) [17-24-2,97]         (73-5716) [2-0-0,66]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

BLACK EYE                      BLACK EYE
BLACK & BLUE (412)             BLACK & BLUE (412)
(73-3654) [12-11-2,84]         (73-3654) [12-11-2,84]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. BLACKMAIL (651)             42
2. DAMNED LIES (648)           27      DREW'S BOYS (575)
3. GRAPES OF WRATH (655)       14      Unchartered Team
4. FREAK SHOW (654)             9
5. MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)          7      FREAK SHOW (654)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/15*FREAK SHOW (654)           1   0  0  100   1/ 0 MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)      10  5 1
 2/ 2*DAMNED LIES (648)          6   1  0 85.7   2/10*BLACKMAIL (651)           3  1 0
 3- 3 DREW'S BOYS II (652)      18   6  1 75.0   3/ 6 FOUND IN THE SAND (299)   3  2 0
 4/10*BLACKMAIL (651)            3   1  0 75.0   4/ 2 DREW'S BOYS (575)         3  3 0
 5/ 4 DREW'S BOYS (575)         19   9  1 67.9   5- 1 KIWI CONNECTION (406)     2  0 0
 6- 5*KNUCKLES (653)             2   1  0 66.7   6/ 5*DAMNED LIES (648)         2  0 0
 7- 7 THE BULLS (43)           174  91 10 65.7   7- 3 DREW'S BOYS II (652)      2  0 0
 8- 8 KIWI CONNECTION (406)     44  25  3 63.8   8/12 FAVORITE GUYS (642)       2  1 0
 9- 9 PLAY BALL (623)           18  11  3 62.1   9- 9*KNUCKLES (653)            2  1 0
10/ 0 MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)       33  21  2 61.1  10/15*FREAK SHOW (654)          1  0 0
11/14*GRAPES OF WRATH (655)      1   1  1 50.0  11/14*GRAPES OF WRATH (655)     1  1 1
12/11 FOUND IN THE SAND (299)   63  67  1 48.5  12-13 THE BULLS (43)            1  1 0
13/12 BLACK & BLUE (412)        26  31  3 45.6  13/ 7 BLACK & BLUE (412)        1  2 0
14/13 FAVORITE GUYS (642)      506 612 12 45.3  14-11 PLAY BALL (623)           0  1 0

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

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

      Well, Black Eye, that's what you get when you fall on your face.  Try falling
on your back next time.

                                     Laelkorissa

                                      SPY REPORT

     Greetings, warriors of ERINIKA!  Once again I've been called out of retirement 
for my abilities and insights into Spyreporting.  Biff!  Pow!  ERINIKA watched with 
glee as KIWI CONNECTION got knocked off top spot by MIDDLE WAY 18!  Phhbltt!  Too 
much drinking and too little dodging gave BLACK & BLUE a 0-1-0!  I got a good laugh 
out of it!  Up 'n down.  Up 'n down.  Rankings always change.  Up 'n down.  I think 
I'm gonna be...  Well, BLACKMAIL's 2nd moved them up to 2-0-0 place.  What's with 
SKIN PEELER?  He actually beat FOUND IN THE SAND's BURIED TREASURE, and walked away 
with 29 more points from the fight.  Laughs were big at MIDDLE WAY 18 while they 
watched NOLAN MARRIK clobber THOMAS.  He lost 9 points and got bruised from objects 
thrown from the stands.  Try as he might, BLACK EYE wasn't good enough at persuading 
LAELKORISSA to step down from the Duelmaster's throne...  Wouldn't it be nice to have 
live subjects to practice on?  I hear some team is looking into the uses of convicted 
prisoners.   
     If at first you don't succeed, avoid.  That'll get you in the Spyreports.  The 
most avoided team was PLAY BALL.  The bums at FOUND IN THE SAND couldn't face the 
challenges from PLAY BALL!  No excuse for that!  How well I know the feeling of being 
the most challenged warrior, GORDON!  Don't make idle boasts, they may come back to 
haunt you.   
     There have been some calls to lengthen the time limit.  Do you want the fighters 
to walk away, or not?  Here's some advice:  study your opponent, master many skills, 
fight dirty.   
     Well, I'm pretty much through.  You guys need to get back practicing.  ERINIKA 
is a nice place to live, but I don't like to live in nice places.  Remember--a good 
fighter needs both good skills and good luck.  Until next time,-- Olaf Modeen  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LAELKORISSA 5599             17  24  2    97       FAVORITE GUYS (642)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BULL MARKET 4124             22  10  1   103       THE BULLS (43)
-SILVER BULL ION 5149         11   3  1   101       THE BULLS (43)
-EUROPEAN HAND BULL 3099      18  11  0    91       THE BULLS (43)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BLACK EYE 3654               12  11  2    84       BLACK & BLUE (412)
 NOLAN MARRIK 5746             9   2  0    80       MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)
 FRISBEE 3098                 12  10  0    69       FOUND IN THE SAND (299)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-RED WING 5484                 4   0  0    66       PLAY BALL (623)
 SKIN PEELER 5716              2   0  0    66       BLACKMAIL (651)
 BURIED TREASURE 4264         12   8  0    60       FOUND IN THE SAND (299)
 THOMAS 5031                   9   5  1    59       DREW'S BOYS (575)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-STINGER 5428                  3   2  1    55       PLAY BALL (623)
-STINKY PETE 5720              8   1  1    54       DREW'S BOYS II (652)
 LISA KAROL 5745               7   4  1    51       MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)
 I'LL PULL OUT 5682            3   0  0    51       DAMNED LIES (648)
-MRS. POTATOE HEAD 5723        7   3  0    49       DREW'S BOYS II (652)
-MARLIN 5426                   7   3  1    43       PLAY BALL (623)
-CARDINAL 5427                 2   1  0    41       PLAY BALL (623)
 GORDON 5032                  10   4  0    40       DREW'S BOYS (575)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ROS QUIN 5748                 6   5  0    38       MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TARIN SILLS 5742              7   4  1    32       MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)
-STUB BULL 5485                2   8  0    31       THE BULLS (43)
-BEACH BUM 4522                2   6  0    28       FOUND IN THE SAND (299)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 I'M A VIRGIN 5684             2   1  0    23       DAMNED LIES (648)
-KNUCKLEHEAD 5731              1   0  0    21       KNUCKLES (653)
-ROSHILL 3625                  4   2  0    20       KIWI CONNECTION (406)
 DEATH SUCKS 5719              1   1  0    20       BLACKMAIL (651)
 MERLOT 5739                   1   1  1    19       GRAPES OF WRATH (655)
-SNEAKERS 5021                 2   1  0    16       FOUND IN THE SAND (299)
-WORKED LATE 5683              1   0  0    15       DAMNED LIES (648)
-REX 5721                      1   0  0    13       DREW'S BOYS II (652)
-KNUCKLECRACKER 5730           1   0  0    13       KNUCKLES (653)
-DUM BULL 5669                 3   1  0    10       THE BULLS (43)
-HAWERA 5596                   2   2  1    10       KIWI CONNECTION (406)
-RANGER 5659                   2   2  1     9       PLAY BALL (623)
 TATTOO 5732                   1   0  0     9       FREAK SHOW (654)
-ARMY MUN 5722                 2   2  0     8       DREW'S BOYS II (652)
-FAIRLIE 5595                  2   2  0     8       KIWI CONNECTION (406)
 SALINDA RENN 5743             1   1  0     4       MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)
-BRASS KNUCKLES 5728           0   1  0     1       KNUCKLES (653)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
PERSISTANT BEGGA        0  0 0                      MERLOT 5739           194  NONE

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                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

I'LL PULL OUT devastated GORDON in a 2 minute mismatched Challenge fight.
LAELKORISSA unbelievably bested BLACK EYE in a 3 minute expert's Title battle.
THOMAS was vanquished by NOLAN MARRIK in a 1 minute mismatched brawl.
FRISBEE overpowered ROS QUIN in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
BURIED TREASURE was devastated by SKIN PEELER in a 1 minute uneven brawl.
TARIN SILLS was defeated by CAPTURED ORC in a 1 minute struggle.
LISA KAROL handily defeated FRATSFA SLAVE in a 1 minute uneven fight.
DEATH SUCKS vanquished SALINDA RENN in a 6 minute uneven duel.
I'M A VIRGIN won victory over EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 2 minute beginner's fight.
MERLOT slaughtered PERSISTANT BEGGAR in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
TATTOO beat MORDANT DESERTER in a 3 minute novice's melee.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|TOTAL PARRY                      4         PARRY-LUNGE        3 -   0 -  0     100  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         SLASHING ATTACK    4 -   1 -  1      80  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         LUNGING ATTACK    31 -  10 -  2      76  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      3 -   1 -  0      75  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         WALL OF STEEL      8 -   3 -  0      73  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         PARRY-STRIKE       2 -   1 -  0      67  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         STRIKING ATTACK   22 -  11 -  3      67  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         AIMED BLOW        13 -   9 -  0      59  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         BASHING ATTACK     9 -   7 -  2      56  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   0         TOTAL PARRY       16 -  13 -  0      55  |

Turn 194 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         0 -  3         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  TOTAL PARRY    
SLASHING ATTACK    1 -  0     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  0         2  SLASHING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        3 -  1                                       2  AIMED BLOW     
LUNGING ATTACK     2 -  1                                       1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  1                                       1  STRIKING ATTACK
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  1     

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   BLACK EYE 3654             12  11  2   84 BLACK & BLUE (412)
SLASHING ATTACK  NOLAN MARRIK 5746           9   2  0   80 MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    FRISBEE 3098               12  10  0   69 FOUND IN THE SAND (299)
AIMED BLOW       BURIED TREASURE 4264       12   8  0   60 FOUND IN THE SAND (299)
PARRY-LUNGE      I'LL PULL OUT 5682          3   0  0   51 DAMNED LIES (648)
TOTAL PARRY      GORDON 5032                10   4  0   40 DREW'S BOYS (575)
STRIKING ATTACK  ROS QUIN 5748               6   5  0   38 MIDDLE WAY 18 (656)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is BLACK EYE 3654.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was BLACK EYE 3654.  The ten other most popular fighters were I'LL PULL OUT 5682, 
SKIN PEELER 5716, LISA KAROL 5745, SALINDA RENN 5743, I'M A VIRGIN 5684, LAELKORISSA 
5599, NOLAN MARRIK 5746, FRISBEE 3098, MERLOT 5739, and GORDON 5032.

The least popular fighter this week was DEATH SUCKS 5719.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were TATTOO 5732, TARIN SILLS 5742, BURIED TREASURE 4264, ROS QUIN 
5748, THOMAS 5031, GORDON 5032, MERLOT 5739, FRISBEE 3098, NOLAN MARRIK 5746, and 
LAELKORISSA 5599.