Inspired by the discussion over at Nil’s MMO Blog, I got some ideas in my head I wanted to share.
First, I believe guilds are in a really bad spot right now. There’s no guarantee that when you join one you’ll like the people in it and none that the players who run […]
This isn’t about guilds trying to improve their individual reputations. It’s about how guilds have become a generic and arbitrary way to encourage players to group or otherwise create communities.
It wasn’t always like this, of course. At one point in time, guilds were this amazing idea that RPGs gamers came up with for a […]
I have been noticing more and more of this phenomenon lately, but especially in the Rift community. One examination of the guild forums gives a small view of the lines that players have drawn between the younger and older gamers. Further examination of the forum posts in the General Rift section reveal that many gamers […]
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