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    Behind the Scenes: The Roleplaying Guildmaster

    Here at the Guildmasters, we seek to explore and examine leadership from guilds of all types. Most traditional guilds tend to focus on raiding and progression which leads to most of our content being based around that. One thing that I’ve always wondered about […]

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    Raid Communication 101

    The first week of a new raid instance tends to be tough. Players aren’t as familiar with the encounters. You can’t rely on gear as much to carry you or overpower the challenges. Raid leaders have to be on the ball when they’re issuing […]

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    The Long Winded Raid Leader

    Have you ever joined a pickup raid where the raid leader literally spends more time explaining the entire encounter then it takes for the encounter itself?

    I’ve even heard of certain guild leaders who fall into this trap. Maybe we just like hearing our own […]

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    The Healing Officer

    Today, we look at the healing officer. Depending on the size of your guild, their responsibilities will range from a small number such as setting up cooldowns on the fly or a broader array such as recruiting and critique.
    Responsibilities
    At the heart of it, a […]

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Featured Posts of The Month

  • Secrets and Transparency

Secrets and Transparency

  • April 22nd, 2015

Secrets, secrets, and more secrets. What level of privacy are GMs expected to uphold? What should we keep from the rest of the guild? What aspects should GMs be transparent about? We almost came […]

  • Parting with Players

Parting with Players

Raid rosters can often be volatile. The current state of raiding means players that are raiding with a guild one week might not be here the next as they explore other options. With so […]

  • Choosing Your Officers

Choosing Your Officers

  • April 8th, 2015

While the guild leader may be the face of the guild, they need a strong support staff backing them up. This week, we examine the different officer qualities you should be on the lookout […]

Gaming News

  • WildStar: Introducing Megaservers!

WildStar: Introducing Megaservers!

  • September 3rd, 2014

It’s official. Carbine has announced that Megaservers are arriving to WildStar.

Greater server capacity
One PvP and one PvE realm per Data Center
Increased number […]

  • Archeage Announced!

Archeage Announced!

  • September 1st, 2014

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about Archeage, the medieval fantasy MMORPG developed by Korean studio XL Games. […]

  • Wildstar: Attunement Changes Coming

Wildstar: Attunement Changes Coming

  • August 29th, 2014

If you’ve been having a hard time with the difficulty of getting your character attuned for raiding in Wildstar, fear not! Carbine […]

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Latest  How-To’s

26 07, 2014

How to Handle Bad Days

  • July 26th, 2014

This is a previously featured post on Chick GM.

So you’ve had a bad day. Your dog threw up on the carpet, your […]

24 07, 2014

How to Track Your Guild’s Attendance

  • July 24th, 2014

DPS meters aren’t the only metric that should matter. There’s another one that’s far more important: Attendance.

Raiders who consistently show up are […]

Most Shared Posts

  • Secrets and Transparency

Secrets and Transparency

  • April 22nd, 2015

Secrets, secrets, and more secrets. What level of privacy are GMs expected to uphold? What should we keep from the rest of […]

  • Parting with Players

Parting with Players

Raid rosters can often be volatile. The current state of raiding means players that are raiding with a guild one week might […]

  • Choosing Your Officers

Choosing Your Officers

  • April 8th, 2015

While the guild leader may be the face of the guild, they need a strong support staff backing them up. This week, […]

  • Compromising for Progression

Compromising for Progression

  • March 31st, 2015

This week, we discuss the different kinds of sacrifices that we make in the name of progression. It could be in terms […]