What are the most important traits of a good
leader, and what, in your opinion, distinguishes a good leader from a
A good leader communicates clearly, and is
generally kind, amiable, and resilent. A bad leader falters/quits at
the first sign of trouble or failure, and often takes difficulty
personally. A bad leader casts blame.
What should an aspiring leader always
keep in mind? What mistakes should he/she avoid? (Multple answers
Well, leading is often a time-consuming "job" .. it takes time and
energy to keep people moving in a positive direction.
What, in your opinion, makes a good
Do you have a leader role-model, or
someone whose style you emulate in whole or part?
Who do you think are other good leaders (in
game/out of game)?
Any more comments on your own style of
leadership (and/or "followship")?
Bonus question: Some of you role-play while
leading. Any comments on the role of roleplaying with
Do you think leadership in DAoC has had positive (or even
negative) effects in you and your Real Life? If so, in what way?
If you have alts that take up leadership, do
you find that followers treat you differently when they don't know