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Guild Care

Pointers on handling relationships between you, your guild, and everyone involved.

Is it Time to Re-evaluate Your Guild’s Focus?

This post was resurrected from Chick GM.

So unless you’re living under a rock, then you know they’ve announced the launch date for World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor – November 13th, 2014. And, unless you’re still under that rock, you also probably know that the 6.0 Public Test Realm servers are now live, and […]

What Defines a Core Raider?

Have you ever come across recruiting posts specifying that they’re looking for a core raider? Is there a major difference between that and a standard raider?

Allow me to explain here.

No guild is stable without a firm backbone. Sure you have your officers, your raid leader, and guild master to help direct traffic and handle […]

How to Handle Bad Days

This is a previously featured post on Chick GM.

So you’ve had a bad day. Your dog threw up on the carpet, your fish died and someone backed into your car in the parking lot. Some days just suck, but how do you keep real life suck from affecting your WoW time?
What happened?
Some things that […]

The Tough Stuff: Dealing with a Mid-Raid Quitter

Maybe someone else won the robes. Maybe they’re tired of wiping to the same mechanics. Maybe they’ve got beef with that one rogue. Maybe they’ve been arguing with you in tells for half an hour, or maybe it’s out of the blue, but they skipped over everything else and went straight for the most […]

A Guildmaster’s Guide to Dealing with Raider Burnout

Whether we’ve seen it in friends or experienced it ourselves, we have all witnessed gaming burnout. Of course, it is a natural part of the raiding life cycle – but when the conditions are right, it can spread faster through a guild than wildfire through a forest. It can feel like one of the […]