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Guilds are an integral part of most MMOs but there is a right way and, conversely, a wrong way to go about putting a guild together. Read our latest Fair Game to find out more. Leave your thoughts on guilds in the comments.
-Begin at the beginning: Who, what, and why
Before you start designing heraldry or making plans for matching gear, it’s important to decide what kind of guild you actually want. To do that, you have to figure out what you want from a guild, what you hope to achieve, and just how much you’re willing to put into it to get there.
Do you prefer guilds that are small and intimate? Then consider building from the people you already know personally, online or off. Or do you envision an enormous guild, with a complex hierarchy and overflowing with a never ending stream of new recruits?
Read more of Lisa Jonte's Fair Game: Guilds, How to Make Friends and Influence People.