DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 01/31/2013    Duedate: 02/13/2013

JADE MOUNTAIN ARENA

DM-75    TURN-495

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

XAVIER
RUNEBLADES (194)
(75-2071) [8-3-1,107]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

XAVIER                         TRES
RUNEBLADES (194)               EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
(75-2071) [8-3-1,107]          (75-3481) [6-1-1,80]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

WINTER ROSE                    ANGEL
SAND DANCERS (67)              RUNEBLADES (194)
(75-3467) [13-11-0,69]         (75-2193) [3-5-0,24]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

SAND DANCERS (67)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. RUNEBLADES (194)            40
2. CRITICALS (13)              28      CRITICALS (13)
3. EL CAMINO:DOS (307)          2      Unchartered Team
4. SAND DANCERS (67)           -7
                                       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 2*EL CAMINO:DOS (307)       24  12  1 66.7   1/ 1 SAND DANCERS (67)         9  6 0
 2/ 3 CRITICALS (13)            61  43  4 58.7   2/ 2 RUNEBLADES (194)          7  3 0
 3/ 4 RUNEBLADES (194)          24  30  2 44.4   3/ 3*EL CAMINO:DOS (307)       5  3 0
 4/ 5 SAND DANCERS (67)        983 %1390 27 41.4   4/ 5 CRITICALS (13)            4  3 1

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

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

      * }%|[-----+O+-----]|%{ * }%|[-----+O+-----]|%{ * }%|[-----+O+-----]|%{ *

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

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 714): GLINDORA of CRIMSON DEATH (Verol, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 716): HERMIAS of DREAMERS (Sleepy, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 663): GOLDENEYE of CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 710): LUCK DEVIL of THE DEVIL'S OWN (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 712): GOLDPLATED of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 704): FENSTER GOLLY of MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 705): SIR BLUEBELL of LORDS INC. (Lord Z., mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 354): POSTAGE of EXPENSE ACCOUNT (Finance Manager, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 702): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 352): DRONE-ON of BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 698): PAM DEMONIUM of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 695): TAVELSHAN KETHAL of THE SEWING CIRCLE (Jorja, mgr)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 687): GRINCH of BAD GUYS (Mr. Bad Guy, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 643): ARCHERS OF LOAF of UNC COLLEGE RADIO (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 330): ROSELYN of DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 324): SOUTH SPOON of OTTODROME TW (Otto X, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 311): MOLDAR NAY of MIDDLE WAY 6 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 577): LINKIN LOGGER of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 562): TICK ... TOCK of UNNAMEABLES (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 544): GRAHAM CRACKER of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 539): THE BLUE PILL of THE MOTHERSHIP CE (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 259): FRISBEE of FOUND IN THE SAND (Assurnasirbanipal, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 500): MARISAN TEN MEDARIN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 494): KOGAN DJIAN of SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 486): STEAMED MUSCLES of SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 603): NOREASTER of DIRT DEVILS (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 714): CRIMSON DEATH (Verol, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 716): SWEET MAGIC (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  13 DULLENS (turn 663): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 710): GREENWARDENS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 712): PUNNY AMINALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 704): MIDDLE WAY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 705): LORDS INC. (Lord Z, mgr.)
 DM  28 MORYA (turn 354): LORD OF DISCIPLINE (Longshot, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 702): CARDOW HUNTERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 352): BAD NEWS BEES (Stinger, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 698): SAVAGE HORDE (Hawk, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 695): SUMMERTEETH (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 687): HAPPY FUN TIME (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 646): THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 330): DARQUE FORCES (Master Darque, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 324): OBG! (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 311): LIFE IMAPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 577): INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 562): RED DOG GANG (Spot, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 544): STAR WARS (Sir Jessie Jest, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 539): SAND DANCERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 259): SUPER STARS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAYLA KIV (turn 500): MEDAL OF HONOR (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 494): SAND DANCERSS (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 486): SHEWISH BUFFET (One Armed Bandit, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 603): DIRT DEVILS et al (The Dark One, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 714): MIDNIGHT of BATTEL BLADES (Madwand, mgr.)
              (turn 713): BLUE STREAK of BLUE MOON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 715): DIZZY GILLESPIE of BLUE NOTE (Howlin' Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 711): DEE NILE of PUNNY AMINALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 701): STEEL SHARPENER of METAL MINCERS (Oremaster, mgr.)
                          PLUTONIUM PUNCH of METAL MINCERS (Oremaster, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 698): PAM DEMONIUM of DEVIL ADVOCATES (The Dark One, mgr.)
              (turn 697): INSIDIOUS of DEATH BY DESIGN (Bubba Ganoosh, mgr.)
 DM  47 NORTH FORK (turn 324): LATKA of SECOND BANANAS (Mannequin, mgr.)
                   (turn 323): FROSTY of FAST FOOD (Madwand, mgr.)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 310): MATH of LIFE IMPACTS (Coach, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 577): MOE FROSTTOOTH of INCONSISTENT FURY (Banthius, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     First thing, I want to welcome the new, or newly returned, team Runeblades.
This arena isn't a shadow of what it was back in the day (so they tell me, I was not
here then, heck, I wasn't dry behind the ears then!), but maybe it can be again.
Stranger things have happened; if you give me a while, I might even think of some.
     Then, I see that this turn we didn't do so well, by the numbers, as last time.
Two-three.  But we only fought one standby!  That was me, against that annoying
Backstabber, and I won, so that's okay.  Any day now, one of the other managed
warriors, a Runeblade, a Camino, a Critical, will get up here and (finally!) take the
title away from me.  If you can do it, you deserve it.

                                   Kogan Djian

                                      SPY REPORT

     Hail and well met warriors of JADE MOUNTAIN!  Know me for who I am, Zontani 
Sharp Eyes, Spymaster extraordinaire of all Alastari.  LOCUTUS caught the eye of many 
in the gladiatorial commission as he skillfully bested ATERRADO INCREDIBLE and was 
awarded 16 points in recognition.  In one of the week's more notable duels, LOCUTUS 
put down ATERRADO INCREDIBLE, causing him to lose 12 points of recognition in the 
process.  This time victory fell to the grasp of the usurper.  All hail XAVIER, 
Duelmaster of JADE MOUNTAIN!  Informants "close" to the city champion have told me 
that he never fights without pantyhose on beneath his armor.  Watch out!   
     Many and various are the arts of battle.  In JADE MOUNTAIN "art" is a word that 
has long since passed from the language!  Mighty fighters cannot but expect 
competition from those below.  ATERRADO INCREDIBLE take warning!  You have more than 
a few enemies in JADE MOUNTAIN.   
     Vendettas.  Bloodied blades and broken spears.  Indeed the city has seen more 
than its fair share of red in recent times.  My hearty congratulations RAGE, for thy 
revenge upon IRON HANDED, slayer of thy fallen comrade.  Next time he will know 
better, eh?  Fate is a fickle mistress.  She showers the miserable with fortune but 
sets enemies against the victorious.  Remember this!   
     The girls are as pretty in JADE MOUNTAIN as ever I remembered them....and the 
fighters as ugly!  Don't let your reputation slip!  Sadly warriors, now longer can I 
keep thy company nor savor the ale of thy fine city.  Depart I must and soon!  Till 
next we meet remember - the pen is mightier than the sword, but a maul is a different 
story!-- Zontani Sharp Eyes  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 XAVIER 2071                   8   3  1   107       RUNEBLADES (194)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 KOGAN DJIAN 3476             17   6  0    81       SAND DANCERS (67)
 TRES 3481                     6   1  1    80       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
-SECURE DEFENS 490             3   3  0    74       CRITICALS (13)
 WINTER ROSE 3467             13  11  0    69       SAND DANCERS (67)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CLAWS OF NIGHT 3496          12   3  0    65       SAND DANCERS (67)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LOCUTUS 2067                  7   4  0    54       RUNEBLADES (194)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BANDIDOS GUAPO 3480           6   3  0    48       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
 ATERRADO INCREDIBLE 3483      5   2  0    42       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
 FEUNTE 3489                   6   1  0    34       EL CAMINO:DOS (307)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 RAGE 2204                     5   0  0    29       RUNEBLADES (194)
 ANGEL 2193                    3   5  0    24       RUNEBLADES (194)
 DESTRUCTIVE ENERGY 3509       2   1  0    24       CRITICALS (13)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JADE LOTUS 3511               3   4  0    23       SAND DANCERS (67)
 IRON HANDED 3508              2   3  1    10       CRITICALS (13)
 UNTAMED BERZERKER 3512        1   0  0    10       CRITICALS (13)
 DEADLY FORCE 3513             1   0  0     8       CRITICALS (13)
 KO-HAIN 3514                  1   3  0     6       SAND DANCERS (67)
 DREADFUL 3516                 0   1  0     1       RUNEBLADES (194)

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

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
VERAG 3515              0  1 0 RUNEBLADES 194       IRON HANDED 3508      494  JUST REVENGED

                                     PERSONAL ADS

All -- Hi guys!  Hope to be around for awhile. -- Stillgard, mgr Runeblades

Rip Verag, we hardly knew ya. -- Stillgard

Iron Handed -- Coming fo ryou! -- Rage

Destructive Energy -- Nice to come back with a victory! -- Locutus

Claws of Night -- You are a scary one. -- Xavier

Ko-Hain -- Dang, that took some work. -- Angel

Xavier -- You vanquished me NOW, in the daylight, but wait until darkness falls!
Then I become my other, and more terrible, self. -- Claws of Night

Aterradi Incredible -- Looking good!  You needed that loss for balance, and it was my
pleasant duty to provide it. -- Winter Rose

Feunte -- Today, you won.  Tomorrow, who knows?  Or if not tomorrow, two weeks from
today.  Which would be better, I do NOT want to have to fight EVERY DAY.  Horrid
thought! -- Jade Lotus

Angel -- That was not an angelic nature you showed me.  Want to re-think that? --
Ko-Hain the Hopeful

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

RAGE bested IRON HANDED in a 1 minute amateur's Bloodfeud fight.
TRES won victory over WINTER ROSE in a 2 minute Challenge battle.
BANDIDOS GUAPO slimly lost to CLAWS OF NIGHT in a 3 minute gory Challenge match.
LOCUTUS won victory over ATERRADO INCREDIBLE in a 1 minute Challenge brawl.
KOGAN DJIAN was overpowered by XAVIER in a 1 minute mismatched Title match.
FEUNTE unbelievably bested ANGEL in a popular 2 minute bloody duel.
DESTRUCTIVE ENERGY overpowered KO-HAIN in a 1 minute mismatched brawl.
JADE LOTUS overpowered SIR RIKARN T'LUCAN in a 1 minute uneven melee.
UNTAMED BERZERKER vanquished DREADFUL in a 1 minute uneven duel.
DEADLY FORCE defeated GUARDSMAN TAN in a 1 minute beginner's duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|AIMED BLOW                       4         PARRY-LUNGE        1 -   0 -  0     100  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   4         PARRY-RIPOSTE      8 -   2 -  0      80  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  3         SLASHING ATTACK    4 -   1 -  0      80  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         TOTAL PARRY        3 -   1 -  0      75  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         STRIKING ATTACK    9 -   5 -  0      64  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         LUNGING ATTACK     7 -   4 -  0      64  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   1         AIMED BLOW         7 -   6 -  1      54  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  1         BASHING ATTACK     9 -   8 -  0      53  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         WALL OF STEEL      5 -   6 -  0      45  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 495 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         1 -  3         3  AIMED BLOW     
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  0     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         2  TOTAL PARRY    
LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  0     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  4         2  STRIKING ATTACK
SLASHING ATTACK    1 -  0                                       1  SLASHING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        1 -  0                                       1  BASHING ATTACK 
WALL OF STEEL      2 -  0                                       1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  1                                       1  LUNGING ATTACK 

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
SLASHING ATTACK  XAVIER 2071                 8   3  1  107 RUNEBLADES (194)
BASHING ATTACK   KOGAN DJIAN 3476           17   6  0   81 SAND DANCERS (67)
TOTAL PARRY      TRES 3481                   6   1  1   80 EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
STRIKING ATTACK  WINTER ROSE 3467           13  11  0   69 SAND DANCERS (67)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    CLAWS OF NIGHT 3496        12   3  0   65 SAND DANCERS (67)
LUNGING ATTACK   LOCUTUS 2067                7   4  0   54 RUNEBLADES (194)
AIMED BLOW       BANDIDOS GUAPO 3480         6   3  0   48 EL CAMINO:DOS (307)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is WINTER ROSE 3467.  The most popular warrior this 
turn was ANGEL 2193.  The ten other most popular fighters were BANDIDOS GUAPO 3480, 
LOCUTUS 2067, FEUNTE 3489, TRES 3481, WINTER ROSE 3467, DESTRUCTIVE ENERGY 3509, RAGE 
2204, CLAWS OF NIGHT 3496, XAVIER 2071, and JADE LOTUS 3511.

The least popular fighter this week was DREADFUL 3516.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were KO-HAIN 3514, KOGAN DJIAN 3476, ATERRADO INCREDIBLE 3483, IRON HANDED 
3508, DEADLY FORCE 3513, UNTAMED BERZERKER 3512, JADE LOTUS 3511, XAVIER 2071, CLAWS 
OF NIGHT 3496, and RAGE 2204.