DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 09/30/2004    Duedate: 10/13/2004

CHAVEZ RAVINE ARENA

DM-74    TURN-299

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

RIOT ACT
INSIGNIFICANCE (414)
(74-3477) [14-4-1,129]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

RIOT ACT                       POSITION IS EMPTY
INSIGNIFICANCE (414)           
(74-3477) [14-4-1,129]         

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

DONSTAN                        TSIRELL
SAND DANCERS (251)             SAND DANCERS (251)
(74-3061) [20-43-1,106]        (74-3793) [23-9-1,106]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

SAND DANCERS (251)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. BROTHERHOOD (406)           22
2. PARTY GEEKS (431)           21      BROTHERHOOD (406)
3. SAND DANCERS (251)          18      Unchartered Team
4. INSIGNIFICANCE (414)        13
5. SLYTHERIN HOUSE (474)        4      JUNTOS NUMERICOS (407)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 2 FORCE OF FIVE (470)       97  66 13 59.5   1/ 2 SAND DANCERS (251)        9  6 1
 2/ 4 BROTHERHOOD (406)         13   9  3 59.1   2/ 4 PARTY GEEKS (431)         5  1 2
 3/ 3 SLYTHERIN HOUSE (474)    114  80  8 58.8   3/ 1 SLYTHERIN HOUSE (474)     5  4 1
 4/ 5 INSIGNIFICANCE (414)      65  55  6 54.2   4/ 3 INSIGNIFICANCE (414)      4  3 0
 5/ 6 PARTY GEEKS (431)         70  73  4 49.0   5/ 7 BROTHERHOOD (406)         2  0 1
 6/ 7 SAND DANCERS (251)       671 732 29 47.8   6- 5 FORCE OF FIVE (470)       1  2 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....  Turn three of my reign until immortality....  Pelak, it was a pleasure
barely breaking a sweat in our "battle" for the throne.  That is three consecutive
different Sand Dancers I have faced for the throne of Chavez Ravine (side note:  what
the hell kind of name is that for an arena and what blathering idiot came up with
that?) and three Sand Dancers that have ultimately failed.  I am surrounded by the
Dancers on the Sands and it appears that unless Papa Bear activates Arm I will once
again have to face one of the Dancers.  So my challenge this cycle goes to Donstan,
seeing as how Pelak has gotten his invite to the Isle I will cut him some slack.
Donstan...prepare to be read the..........
     Riot Act; Insignificance

                                      SPY REPORT

     It's me, The Unknown Spymaster here with my bag to give you the news on last 
week's fights.  Say good-bye to SLYTHERIN HOUSE, as they are pushed from the coveted 
top team spot by the SAND DANCERS stable.  Hey everybody, watch out for RETRIBUTION, 
who flew up 22 points in the rankings after mashing MADAME U-TANA like a melon.  Keep 
your eye on this guy.  Ya know, some days it doesn't pay to walk out on the sands.  
RONSEVAN was subdued by PANSY PARKINSON and drops 3 points.  Going for the gusto and 
coming up with aught but bloody knuckles was SAND DANCERS' PELAK TEN ZORN, who was 
turned away from the Duelmastership by RIOT ACT.  Can you believe they are paying me 
10 gold to deliver this stuff?   
     But enough of that bunch, let's get on to the wimps who like to avoid battle!  
Here's a song for you:  Who's afraid of the big, bad CORPS?  Big bad CORPS.  Big bad 
CORPS.  CHAVEZ RAVINE's afraid of the big bad CORPS.  Tra la la la la!  And you guys 
like to boo me?  Well, unsling your rasberries, cause INSIGNIFICANCE beats feet every 
time CORPS smiles at them.  Try farming, eh?  Well dang howdy, but if challenges were 
votes, DONSTAN would be president.  Although it may be a contest he doesn't want to 
win.   
     Remember that an arena is not always a safe place to be, but it is one of the 
most interesting, though!  Knowing when to use the right tactics at the proper time 
is a very important step on the road to Duelmaster.   
     I think I had better cut this one short.  It's been nice chatting to those of 
you whom I have not offended yet.  C'mon, Leadfoot, let's make some tracks.  Hasta la 
bye-bye.  (Loud choruses of 'Beat it, ya bum!')-- The Unknown Spymaster  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RIOT ACT 3477                14   4  1   129       INSIGNIFICANCE (414)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TSIRELL 3793                 23   9  1   106       SAND DANCERS (251)
 DONSTAN 3061                 20  43  1   106       SAND DANCERS (251)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RETRIBUTION 2982              9   5  1    80       BROTHERHOOD (406)
-THE TICK 3788                10   8  0    77       FORCE OF FIVE (470)
 PANSY PARKINSON 3814         13  11  1    69       SLYTHERIN HOUSE (474)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SAM THE SLUG 3909             4   0  0    52       FORCE OF FIVE (470)
-LUCIUS MALFOY 3946            4   0  0    45       SLYTHERIN HOUSE (474)
 TEASE 3881                    4   3  1    43       PARTY GEEKS (431)
-CRAZY MARY 3051              10   8  0    42       INSIGNIFICANCE (414)
 RONSEVAN 3866                 6  15  0    37       SAND DANCERS (251)
-GREEN DISEASE 3902            3   1  1    37       INSIGNIFICANCE (414)
 TABLE DANCER 3917             5   1  1    35       PARTY GEEKS (431)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-JELLO BOY 3906                4   0  0    33       FORCE OF FIVE (470)
 JAEGO KLEE 3948               2   3  0    26       SAND DANCERS (251)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SUM OF ALL MEN 3869           3   3  0    20       FORCE OF FIVE (470)
-DANCING FOOL 3385             1   2  0    19       PARTY GEEKS (431)
-POP! 3003                     1   0  1    14       BROTHERHOOD (406)
-KRAKEL 3002                   1   0  1    14       BROTHERHOOD (406)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-FNB 3004                      1   0  0    13       BROTHERHOOD (406)
-SNAP 3001                     1   0  0    12       BROTHERHOOD (406)
-DEATH EATER 3939              1   1  0     8       SLYTHERIN HOUSE (474)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
CHANDAR LO 14          0  1 0   1                   DONSTAN 3061          299 NONE    
MADAME U-TANA 15       0  1 0   1                   RETRIBUTION 2982      299 NONE    
PANTYWAIST 3958        0  1 0 INSIGNIFICANCE 414    TALL SHARO-SKA 21     299 NONE    
FATAL 3850             6  4 0 INSIGNIFICANCE 414    PANSY PARKINSON 3814  298         
DEMEMTOR 3944          2  2 0 SLYTHERIN HOUSE 474   TABLE DANCER 3917     298         
DOBBY 3947             1  3 0 SLYTHERIN HOUSE 474   TEASE 3881            298         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Riot Act -- So you got the throne.  Big hairy deal, *I* got an Invitation to the
Isle!  Let Olinda put THAT in her pipe and smoke it! -- Lord Protector Pelak ten Zorn
P.S.  She's not really my sister, you know.  More like a cousin, in a complicated
sort of way.

Sum of All Men -- Somehow, I find that a depressing thought.  Fortunately, it can't
POSSIBLY be true. -- Ronsevan

Komar the Penniless -- So wouldn't begging be an easier life than standby gladiating?
-- Tsirell

Hanval the Claw -- (smugly)  Tough luck, eh? -- Donstan

Lalvo of the Pen -- Oh, a forger?  I love beating up forgers. -- Jaego Klee

Tsirell -- I don't HAVE to enter the arena, you say?  It would be better, maybe, if I
just let the sheriff out at No Kia throw me in jail for alleged vagrancy?  I don't
think so! -- an anonymous Traveling Tinker
P.S.  I have never understood that.  How is throwing me in jail going to give me a
chance to get a job and a visible means of support?

Pelak ten Zorn -- Of course I'm a standby, sonny!  And you should show me more
respect. -- Pelis the Old

20 September 2004
Azereth has returned!  I am the manager for Scarlet Blades in DM 25.  I was a member
of the Crimson Alliance and the Crimson Brotherhood (which was composed of former CA
members).  I've been out of the game for many (at least 5) years.  I would like to
hear from anyone who remembers me, as well as any Alliance that is seeking to add
experienced managers to their roster.  Contact me at:
     Anthony Wells
     600 W. Shore Dr.
     Stanton, MI  48888
or by personal ads in DM 25.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

PANTYWAIST was butchered by TALL SHARO-SKA in a 1 minute Dark Arena fight.
RIOT ACT devastated PELAK TEN ZORN in a 1 minute one-sided Title duel.
TSIRELL handily defeated TRAVELING TINKER in a action packed 2 minute one-sided match.
DONSTAN butchered CHANDAR LO in a 1 minute brutal one-sided fight.
PANSY PARKINSON devastated RONSEVAN in a 2 minute uneven brawl.
RETRIBUTION assassinated MADAME U-TANA in a 1 minute bloody one-sided struggle.
TEASE viciously subdued DARSAL THE FALSE in a action packed 2 minute gruesome fight.
TABLE DANCER won victory over DASHO THE CLAWS in a 1 minute duel.
JAEGO KLEE won victory over LALVO OF THE PEN in a 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                   2         LUNGING ATTACK    36 -  11 -  2      77  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   2         PARRY-LUNGE        8 -   4 -  1      67  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         PARRY-STRIKE       4 -   3 -  1      57  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      8 -   6 -  1      57  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         AIMED BLOW        13 -  10 -  2      57  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         STRIKING ATTACK    7 -   7 -  1      50  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         TOTAL PARRY        2 -   3 -  0      40  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         SLASHING ATTACK    5 -   8 -  0      38  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    1         BASHING ATTACK     9 -  18 -  0      33  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      0         WALL OF STEEL      6 -  14 -  0      30  |

Turn 299 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   RIOT ACT 3477              14   4  1  129 INSIGNIFICANCE (414)
AIMED BLOW       TSIRELL 3793               23   9  1  106 SAND DANCERS (251)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    PANSY PARKINSON 3814       13  11  1   69 SLYTHERIN HOUSE (474)
PARRY-STRIKE     TEASE 3881                  4   3  1   43 PARTY GEEKS (431)
STRIKING ATTACK  TABLE DANCER 3917           5   1  1   35 PARTY GEEKS (431)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is DONSTAN 3061.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was TSIRELL 3793.  The ten other most popular fighters were TEASE 3881, DONSTAN 3061, 
PANSY PARKINSON 3814, RETRIBUTION 2982, TABLE DANCER 3917, JAEGO KLEE 3948, RIOT ACT 
3477, RONSEVAN 3866, PANTYWAIST 3958, and  0.

The least popular fighter this week was PANTYWAIST 3958.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were RONSEVAN 3866, RIOT ACT 3477, JAEGO KLEE 3948, TABLE DANCER 3917, 
RETRIBUTION 2982, PANSY PARKINSON 3814, DONSTAN 3061, TEASE 3881, TSIRELL 3793, and  
0.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

RIOT ACT (74-3477) INSIGNIFICANCE (414)

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

PELAK TEN ZORN (74-3062) SAND DANCERS (251)