Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Why Guilds will Ruin your Game


Why Guilds will Ruin your Game
Anchor.fm/Clerics-Wear-Ringmail

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Description

Answering a prompt from a friend of the show about guilds: why you should hate them too.

Disagree? Drop me a voicemail!

https://anchor.fm/clerics-wear-ringmail/message

Theme music by Michael Ramir C, courtesy of Mixkit.co (https://mixkit.co/)

Show Notes

  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 00:53 - Theme
  • 01:23 - Expanding the (OSR) Anchorverse
  • 04:01 - Community and Civility
  • 06:52 - Main Topic: GUILDS and Why they will Ruin your Game
  • 08:00 - Why do refs use guilds?
  • 10:47 - How to guilds benefit players and player characters?
  • 11:30 - Why these "benefits" are lies in disguise
  • 11:41 - Players that Don't Want to Play
  • 13:35 - Gold Sinks: Are they Really Needed?
  • 14:29 - Time Taxes: the Boring Way... or the Awesome Way?
  • 15:59 - Player Benefits or Incentive Doffers?
  • 17:24 - No Free Lunch
  • 20:39 - Rugged Individualism
  • 21:52 - Call in: James Eck - DM Metagaming
  • 27:30 - Further, Player Metagaming in a Troupe Game
  • 29:55 - Outro
  • 30:38 - Theme & Legal

Links

The "Prior" Episode, Call Ins on Player Skill: https://anchor.fm/clerics-wear-ringmail/episodes/Call-Ins-Players--Player-Interactions--and-Player-Skill-e1nahlf
Don't Be Nice: https://anchor.fm/clerics-wear-ringmail/episodes/Dont-Be-Nice-e161q2a
Strict Time Records: https://anchor.fm/clerics-wear-ringmail/episodes/Strict-Time-Records-e1da6ti

The RedCaps Podcast: https://anchor.fm/theredcaps/
Mindweave RPG: https://mindweaverpg.wordpress.com/

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