Our server, Gunnar's Hold, is going through something of a tough shake-up in WvWvW. We've lost some big guilds and now I hear that on top of this, Dibinka has also left (to Aurora Glade with KISS)? This means that we've lost a lot of capable leadership in one go.
Given the RPS guild's relatively high participation in WvWvW, and engagement with things like server Mumble channel, perhaps we should at least consider banding together to nominate an RPS commander and purchasing a commander book for someone on behalf of the guild. Maybe this would help to fill the potential power vacuum and add another rallying point for the server.
I'm sure we could scrimp together the cash between us, though we might have to save a bit. I'd certainly be willing to contribute some gold.
On the other hand, of course, we'd have to find someone who was willing to carry the commander mantle. We have lots of experienced WvW-ers in our guild, but it's not clear whether many favour a stereotypical offensive commander-playstyle; many prefer to ninja, roam, upgrade or run supply. But then again, maybe it would be a good thing for our server if there was a commander upgrading and running supply -- maybe there's something to be said for new commanders with very different styles and priorities.
Anyway, I don't know -- what do others think?