To start a guild you must first meet some requirements.
Requirement One - Have discord and make a discord server
Requirement Two - Have a guild icon/banner (Found or made)
Requirement Three - A guild theme and guild name
Requirement Four (Optional) - If you want to go an extra step, make lore
Requirement Five - Think of something that makes your guild unique or different
Requirement Six - Trustworthy staff
Now you’re ready to start making your guild!
What you have to do next is customize the discord server to your desire!
(If you don’t know how to set up a discord server, hit me up and I’ll help you out if I’m available - sevi#0001)
After customizing the discord with roles, chats, and systems, the next goal is to get publicity. To do this there are a few ways.
First way isn’t very effective and it’s to recruit people via in-game.
The second and the best way is to post it on official WoM websites like the wiki and the forum #guilds:guild-recruitment . To follow through with the forum posts, you should come up with enticing factors that make your guild better than others! Do this by listing the positives of your guild and helpful information.
Any of these options will take a decent amount of work and time and if you make a guild you should be totally active or people will start to leave. If you really want to speed things up you could always use $$$ and R$ funds to gain recognition via RBLX Group and forum packages.
How to keep your guild alive.
Starting a guild is easy, gaining members is hard, and keeping them is even harder. To keep members in a guild means to keep them entertained and keep them from disliking your community. This is where a trustworthy staff team comes in. Leading a guild is surely hard on you own, which is why all of the larger guilds in this game have staff teams. In Roselight, our staff are the Royal Guards and Imperial Guards. The Royal Guards are our Admin figures while the Imperial Guards are our Moderators.
The reason staff is so important is because like stated earlier, running a guild and pumping events / content out 24/7 is very hard on your own; therefore, have staff members hold events and keep the community entertained when you cannot!
Not only will having a good staff team keep your community entertained, they’ll keep your community clean from anyone that you wouldn’t want in your guild.
What to do after you have a stable guild.
There are a few options.
Option One - Try to compete for the leaderboard. This is an incredibly hard feat and will require alliances with stronger guilds and a LOT of wars. To do this you must have a good amount of skilled PvPers that play often.
Option Two - Try to grow massive. This option is easier but also difficult. This option involves you continuing to expand like an empire. This option is for those who want a large community to lead and satisfy.
Option Three - Nothing. Just keep your guild stable and do whatever you want, this option is for those who just want to enjoy the community they have.
How to be seen as a good guild leader.
Being seen as a good leader is a lot harder than most make it out to be. Some have natural talent for leading people, others have to work extremely hard to be a good leader. There are a lot of different routes that people can take to be seen as a good or strong leader.
- Become respected
- Become well liked
- Become well known
To be a good leader, you must have people trust you with things they wouldn’t trust to others normally. To accomplish this, either build respect between you and your guild; otherwise, just become well liked and loved by your members. If you can prove to your members that you’re a trustworthy and devoted leader, people will realize it in time.
After reaching a certain size, or even just wanting something to be the symbol of your guild, you should look into creating a guild hall. No, not a building actually in-game, a build on ROBLOX in a place. Now, this one is optional but is a pretty good way of showing that your guild is dedicated. Building a guild hall has steps.
Step One - Plan. Make plans or drawing of what you want your guild hall to look like. For example, Roselight’s guild hall is planned to be part of an entire kingdom. Castle, gardens, library, armory, and more. If you amde lore for your guild you could also base the design around the lore.
Step Two (Optional) - Hire a build team. They can be in your guild or not, it doesn’t matter, all that matters is that it’s easier if you have multiple people working on it. This is optional however though, as some people work better alone.
Step Three (If you did step two) - Make a group for your guild, create the guild hall under this group.
Step Four - Build the hall. Use terra-forming and other modeling skills to make the best you can. Following step 2 will help with this step a LOT. This is because having more builders means not only more work getting done at a faster rate, but different skillsets. Say you have a good terra-former and also a good modeler, these two pair together well. Some people also have different styles and pairing different styles together into one single style can sometimes turn out really well.
Final Step - Publish your hall. Announce it in your discord and use the hall to your pleasure!
'Good luck guild leader and best regards, Fourth leader of the Roselight Guardians, Rose'