A pretty much constant question asked among RPG referees is “What do I do about this problem player?” Now, I’m connected to a ton of online gaming communities, so I see it multiple times a day. But every “DM help” group I watch sees this scenario multiple times per week.
Here is all the advice you’ll ever be given on solving relationship and personal problems at the gaming table, distilled into a flow chart.
It is 1000% true. It really is this simple.
The next time you have a relationship problem in your group, follow the flow chart. I guarantee it will work.
* (I don’t know where it came from, exactly, so I can’t credit it more than that.)