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The Guild Leader's Handbook by Scott F. Andrews

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Choosing the Right System

When you're choosing a loot system for your guild, consider every available option. The system you choose should meet all of the following requirements.

  • Your officers are willing to enforce the system.

  • Your members agree to follow the system.

  • The system does not cause excessive drama.

  • The system does not put an undue burden on the officers' time.

  • The system is fair.

That last one is really the kicker. Fair is a matter of perspective. Is it fair for someone who's been in your guild longer to have loot priority over a newer member? Is it fair for a player who hasn't raided as much to win an item, purely by luck, over someone who has attended every run? You can grapple endlessly with questions like these.

A fair system, by my definition, ...

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