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The Guild Leader's Handbook by Scott F. Andrews

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Faith and Fairness

Loot systems work on faith. Your membership has faith that you'll follow the system as it has always been followed. They have faith that you'll communicate changes to them. They have faith that, if they are next in line for an item or have priority over another player according to the system, they'll receive what they are due. In the same way a worker has faith that he or she will be paid what a company has promised, your raiders have faith that by putting in their time they will eventually be rewarded for it.

For this reason, the worst thing you can do is to betray or circumvent your own loot system. A while ago I received an email from a distraught player. His guild's loot system had made him next in line for a certain piece ...

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