Category Archives: Guild Management

Guild management and anything else that has to do with herding a successful group of raiding kittens around the world of Azeroth.

Getting your guild ready for Cataclysm

So this topic is probably a bit behind the power curve since most of this stuff should be well on its way to being finalized at this point for most established guilds. Putting the final touches on everything has been … Continue reading

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Attendance Tracking and Raid Slots: The *real* “loot crisis”

Introduction aka “what is this post about?” I have posted before that, at least in our guild, loot simply isn’t an issue. The only real currency that our raiders care about is who gets to raid and who gets to … Continue reading

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Core Expectations of a Raiding Guild

Every group that raids together should have a common set of expectations for everyone involved in the process.  The more transparent these expectations are, the easier they are to evaluate and meet.  The more consistent they are in both how … Continue reading

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Dress for the Guild You Want

A small, 10-man guild may seem to lend itself to a more casual approach when it comes to running the guild. There is a much smaller member base to contend with therefore the formal structure and systems typically in place … Continue reading

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Hardcore, softcore, casual, elitist, or n00b… What kind of guild is this?

This was inspired by something I read on Windsoar’s Jaded Alt blog here: <link> (her post is a little over a year old)  It is also a topic of discussion that Roksi and I covered frequently all throughout last summer … Continue reading

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Raid to loot, or loot to raid?

Loot is usually a major issue in guilds.  Which loot system should you use, how should you address its weaknesses (all loot systems have weaknesses) and what is the best way to handle the inevitable drama that follows the shiny … Continue reading

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Progression Strategies and Extending Your Raid ID

There is a thread posted on Tankspot by Ciderhelm that Roksi and I have referenced several times to each other over the time we have been working together (actually there are lots of posts like this, but one in particular … Continue reading

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