DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 07/07/2006    Duedate: 07/20/2006

LIN TIRIAN ARENA

DM-78    TURN-327

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

VLAD
LETHAL HERITAGE (10)
(78-1939) [20-23-0,94]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

VLAD                           BIRD
LETHAL HERITAGE (10)           OLD SCHOOL BALL (268)
(78-1939) [20-23-0,94]         (78-2301) [1-1-0,22]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

VLAD                           BIRD
LETHAL HERITAGE (10)           OLD SCHOOL BALL (268)
(78-1939) [20-23-0,94]         (78-2301) [1-1-0,22]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

THE LEGENDS (208)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THE LEGENDS (208)           35
2. SAND DANCERS (68)           17      THE LEGENDS (208)
3. OLD SCHOOL BALL (268)        7      Unchartered Team
4. LETHAL HERITAGE (10)         6
                                       OLD SCHOOL BALL (268)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 2 THE LEGENDS (208)        101  83  3 54.9   1/ 1 THE LEGENDS (208)        12  3 0
 2/ 1 LETHAL HERITAGE (10)     186 154  7 54.7   2/ 2 LETHAL HERITAGE (10)      5  0 0
 3/ 4 SAND DANCERS (68)        611 770 21 44.2   3/ 3 SAND DANCERS (68)         4  8 0
 4/ 3*OLD SCHOOL BALL (268)      3   5  1 37.5   4/ 4*OLD SCHOOL BALL (268)     3  5 1

    '*'   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.

Hello, Lin Tirian!!

This is the first, and hopefully not the last, DM column that I will be writing for
your perusal.  Enjoy it, or not.

I took the throne from Jigger Kree's grasp!  With this victory, I need only ten more
of these so called political points in order to grasp the immortality that my younger
teammate, Aiden (and many others, I might add), has recently taken for his own.

I knew I was popular, having had the Popularity Leader title many times (before that
upstart, Aiden, took it from me).  It was, however, quite satisfying that I was able
to snag ALL the awards positions last cycle!  I kind of like seeing my name in all
those locations.  Perhaps I can do it again THIS cycle.

With no Challenger Champs to choose from (indeed, I don't even qualify for that based
on recognition alone), and because I really like staying up here, I have decided to
give Jigger Kree another chance to take me down.  This might sound kind of greedy of
me, but, you know, I am really, REALLY tired of hanging around here when all my other
contemporaries have graduated (not to mention THEIR replacements graduating, as
well!!).

I hope I can pontificate from this place next time, too!

Vlad

                                      SPY REPORT

     So why do I have this bag over my head?  Because I am The Unknown Spymaster and 
I'm going to give you a spy report!.  Hey everybody, watch out for MIRIAL STEEL, who 
flew up 16 points in the rankings after mashing KHALHUMS DWARF like a melon.  Keep 
your eye on this gal.  Ya know, some days it doesn't pay to walk out on the sands.  
DR J was bested by STAN and drops 9 points.  Well, everybody's pal VLAD moved his 
record to 20-23-0 by defeating JIGGER KREE in the Duelmaster's Title Bout and gaining 
6 recognition points.  Can you believe they are paying me 10 gold to deliver this 
stuff?   
     Let's dig a little deeper into what's happening in the LIN TIRIAN arena.  And 
hey, kiddies, those of you who didn't avoid THE LEGENDS, please raise you hand.  Wow. 
Does LIN TIRIAN really have that many liars?  And you guys like to boo me?  Well, 
unsling your rasberries, cause LETHAL HERITAGE beats feet every time THE LEGENDS 
smiles at them.  Try farming, eh?   
     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.   
     Well, there's the manager of the LIN TIRIAN giving me the 'cut' sign (or is that 
'They're going to strangle you in the alley?).  Well, there goes another Spy Report.  
Good luck in next week's fights.  See ya next time I'm on this circuit!-- The Unknown 
Spymaster  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VLAD 1939                    20  23  0    94       LETHAL HERITAGE (10)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 MIRIAL STEEL 2675            13   8  1    91       SAND DANCERS (68)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CLINT 1886                   14   8  0    87       THE LEGENDS (208)
 JIGGER KREE 2631             15  22  0    67       SAND DANCERS (68)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SHANA THE KNIFE 2663         10  13  0    62       SAND DANCERS (68)
 SAMMY 2678                    9   7  0    60       THE LEGENDS (208)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-SAGANAMI 2679                 3   0  0    35       LETHAL HERITAGE (10)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 FRANK 2692                   10   2  0    34       THE LEGENDS (208)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DEAN 2712                     5   1  0    27       THE LEGENDS (208)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 BIRD 2301                     1   1  0    22       OLD SCHOOL BALL (268)
 CHALBAEG 2705                 4   6  2    20       SAND DANCERS (68)
 STAN 2720                     2   1  0    20       THE LEGENDS (208)
 DENNIS JOHNSON 2721           1   0  1    11       OLD SCHOOL BALL (268)
 MAGIC 2300                    0   2  0     6       OLD SCHOOL BALL (268)
 DR J 2304                     1   1  0     4       OLD SCHOOL BALL (268)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
PERSISTANT BEGGAR 4    0  1 0   1                   DENNIS JOHNSON 2721   327 NONE    

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Jigger Kree -- I'll mention it to his lordship, and I KNOW he's talked to his fellow
allied managers about it, and he DOES have an idea about increasing the population
base here, but he has some things he needs to take care of first, so it may be a
while. -- LP Aiden

Old School Ball -- Welcome to Lin Tirian!  Your warriors names have certainly struck
a chord in my heart!  Hope you can stick around, as this arena is one of the best in
the game. -- Lord Xiang, mgr. Lethal Heritage

Vlad -- I didn't need to "reconsider" this gladiator stuff, I already knew I didn't
like it.  I just didn't like the alternative even more. -- Jigger Kree

It was a pleasure to beat up the Kung-Fu Master.  He's an elf, after all, and us orcs
are anti-elf in a reciprocal relationship. -- Mirial Steel

Sammy -- I love the legends where I win. -- Shana the Knife
P.S.  You'll find your scars are very manly.

Frank -- Damned dwarf! -- Chalbaeg
P.S.  Sure, I can pass for Palani, but I was born and raised among the orcs, and I
know what's what.

20 June 2006
Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire
Our newest Dark Knight disrespected?!?!?!  ARE THEY SERIOUS?!?!  If at all possible,
let's get over to 31.  I'm on the way.  Let's get 'em. -- Dark Knight Osiris

26 June 2006
To those interested, G.E.C.K.O., Inc, is looking for able-bodied warriors to embark
on a dangerous mission.  Those interested (or for more details) diplo me at:
Juice, DM 93, mgr. Arena Masters, Inc -- Juice

30 June 2006
All -- I am looking for able bodied warriors, magic-wielding wizards, faith-healing
clerics, and quick-handed thieves to begin a quest requested by the Emperor of the
Southern Kingdom of Crailmia.  All interested parties can diplo me in arena 93 --
Noblish Island, c/o Will-O-Wisps (1422) or write to me at -- Robert Bennett, 317173,
4269 West M-80, Kincheloe, Mi 49784. -- the Lightbearer, mgr. Will-O-Wisps

1 July 2006
BROTHER KNIGHTS OF THE DESOLATE EMPIRE -- Hail brothers where ever you are to be
found!  We are engaging in arena 31.  Let them feel our wrath.  Onward to glory!!! --
Dark knight Blackstorm

1 July 2006
Soultaker -- Read your e-mail! -- Guardian

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

BIRD was bested by FRANK in a crowd pleasing 5 minute Challenge fight.
MAGIC was unbelievably bested by CHALBAEG in a 2 minute Challenge battle.
VLAD handily defeated JIGGER KREE in a 1 minute one-sided Title match.
CLINT won victory over SHANA THE KNIFE in a popular 3 minute gory master's brawl.
MIRIAL STEEL demolished KHALHUMS DWARF in a 1 minute mismatched competition.
SAMMY vanquished DANGEROUS CRIMINAL in a 1 minute brutal mismatched fight.
DEAN bested OSKSI NOBLE in a 2 minute competition.
DR J was overpowered by STAN in a 1 minute uneven melee.
DENNIS JOHNSON dispatched PERSISTANT BEGGAR in a 3 minute beginner's duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|PARRY-STRIKE                     3         PARRY-LUNGE        1 -   0 -  0     100  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         TOTAL PARRY       15 -   4 -  1      79  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         SLASHING ATTACK   10 -   5 -  0      67  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         AIMED BLOW         6 -   4 -  0      60  |
|AIMED BLOW                       1         LUNGING ATTACK     7 -   5 -  0      58  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   1         STRIKING ATTACK    8 -   6 -  0      57  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         WALL OF STEEL     12 -  10 -  0      55  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  1         PARRY-RIPOSTE      4 -   6 -  0      40  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         PARRY-STRIKE       9 -  16 -  2      36  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         BASHING ATTACK     1 -   5 -  0      17  |

Turn 327 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     PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  2         2  WALL OF STEEL  
LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         2  PARRY-STRIKE   
SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  0     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  1         2  SLASHING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        2 -  0     STRIKING ATTACK    0 -  1         1  AIMED BLOW     
WALL OF STEEL      2 -  0     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  1         1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
                                                                1  LUNGING ATTACK 
                                                                1  TOTAL PARRY    
                                                                1  BASHING ATTACK 

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    MIRIAL STEEL 2675          13   8  1   91 SAND DANCERS (68)
AIMED BLOW       CLINT 1886                 14   8  0   87 THE LEGENDS (208)
LUNGING ATTACK   SAMMY 2678                  9   7  0   60 THE LEGENDS (208)
TOTAL PARRY      FRANK 2692                 10   2  0   34 THE LEGENDS (208)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is VLAD 1939.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
BIRD 2301.  The ten other most popular fighters were CLINT 1886, MAGIC 2300, MIRIAL 
STEEL 2675, SAMMY 2678, FRANK 2692, VLAD 1939, SHANA THE KNIFE 2663, DEAN 2712, 
CHALBAEG 2705, and STAN 2720.

The least popular fighter this week was DENNIS JOHNSON 2721.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were DR J 2304, JIGGER KREE 2631, STAN 2720, CHALBAEG 2705, DEAN 
2712, SHANA THE KNIFE 2663, VLAD 1939, FRANK 2692, SAMMY 2678, and MIRIAL STEEL 2675.