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Welcome to Guild Matters

Jul 11

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7/11/2012 6:00 PM  RssIcon



Before diving into the meat and potatoes of this new blog I’d like to take a few paragraphs to introduce myself and why the topic of guilds is so important to me. So hello and welcome, it’s nice to meet you. I’m Sam, some will know me as Tasha. I’ve had the good fortune to work with some great people in the Guild Wars, Guild Wars 2 and general gaming community, and I’m now making a nest here at Dragon Season to talk about a subject near and dear to my heart; guilds.

I’ve been a guild leader for most of the last 6 years with the same guild, taking it from an idea in 2006 to a thriving community today. Over that time we’ve faced the same problems that many other guilds face - how to recruit effectively and get people to stay, trying to enhance gameplay with events and yes, dealing with drama. On occasion, I’ve tried to search for the experiences of other leaders to get an idea of how they’ve approached similar problems and come up lacking. Similarly, I’ve tried to learn from other guild leaders I’ve been in contact with and found them muddling through the same problems in isolation, often needlessly.

My aims with this partnership with Dragon Season are many fold. I’d like to share the knowledge and approaches I’ve learnt in a way that can be applied to any guild in any stage of its life to assist experienced and new leaders. I’d also like to bring guild leaders together to discuss the problems they are having and the solutions they have discovered so that everyone, myself included, can benefit. I hope that if you are an officer or have leadership ambitions you’ll find the information useful as well.

I’ll be starting off with an overview of the guild system in Guild Wars 2 in a few days.

Until then take care,
Tasha

12 comment(s) so far...


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Re: Welcome to Guild Matters

Hooray! Welcome Sam! :D

Can't wait to read your upcoming entries.

By Tilion on   7/11/2012 6:13 PM
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Oooh, interesting theme! I'm definitely looking forward to reading your posts. :)

By paeroka on   7/11/2012 6:25 PM
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Welcome :).

By aimilios96 on   7/11/2012 6:45 PM
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oh,well,hi there and welcome to Dragon Season community.I'm really looking forward to hearing from you and your thoughts about the Guildwars series.

By Babastrumf on   7/11/2012 6:59 PM
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Welcome to our humble albeit celebrated company ^^
I wish you an entertaining stay and a fruitful partnership :p

By thevalliant on   7/11/2012 7:25 PM
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Looking forward to reading more on the subject. Great choice of topic!

By Hyperion on   7/11/2012 9:31 PM
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Welcome to the dragonseason community.:)

By uriens on   7/11/2012 9:54 PM
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That's my Guildleader folks! *points proudly towards Tasha*

No seriously, looking forward to read upon your experiences as a guildleader ^^
Ow, and for those who are willing to find out more about Tasha (and because she's probably too humble), here's her website with some more opinions on Guild Wars (2) and general gaming.

www.tashadarke.co.uk/

-Cheers

By Master Chill on   7/12/2012 11:12 AM
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Hello there Chill. Nice to have you here as well. :)

You should be proud for her. She's an amazing person!

By Tilion on   7/12/2012 2:19 PM
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excellent idea !!! guilds above everything, are communities and not a way to feed your need for glory

also welcome : )

By Loulaki on   7/12/2012 2:21 PM
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Thanks for pointing the finger Chill ! We looove to know about everyone's alter ego and shameful secrets and...
Oops, got a bit carried away :p

By thevalliant on   7/12/2012 7:19 PM
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Thanks for the warm welcome everyone, hope I can do you proud :D

By Tasha on   7/12/2012 10:37 PM

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