There are some amazing advantages to being in a guild in World of Warcraft. Not only are you part of a like-minded group of adventurers, but there are also 24 unique rewards and abilities that can be unlocked as your guild advances through levels 2-25.
Running a successful gaming clan takes dedication, free time, and the willingness to work with others to solve problems. A great leader can make gaming fun for everyone in the group and help the clan gain a good reputation.
Blizzard’s calender lets guild and raid leaders schedule events, but it does not take alliances into account and does not give raid leaders a way of making sure needed raid roles are filled.
Any guild that is working on progression and end-game content has a method for distributing the loot that drops. Ranging from very simple to incredibly complex, from intuitive judgments to intricate formulas, there many ways of splitting up the swag.
Any online game designed to have many players interact is going to run into problems dealing with people. Many gamers are not social butterflies to begin with, but when playing an online game they must learn how to interact with people.
If you play an MMO, then you’ve probably encountered your fair share of guild drama. Here’s an article that explains the two keys to preventing drama and effectively dealing with it when it comes up.
A general overview on some of the problems that guilds are facing in the World of Warcraft lately and what players can do to help.