The Guild
Season 1, Episode 1
Air date July 27, 2007
Written by Felicia Day
Directed by Jane Selle Morgan
Episode guide
"Wake-Up Call" is the season premiere of the first season of The Guild and is the first episode overall. It was written by Felicia Day and directed by Jane Selle Morgan.

Cast Edit

Starring: Edit

Felicia Day as Cyd "Codex" Sherman

Jeff Lewis as Herman "Vork" Holden

Amy Okuda as April "Tinkerballa" Lou

Vincent Caso as Simon "Bladezz" Kemplar

Robin Thorsen as Clara "Clara" Beane

Sandeep Parikh as Sujan Balakrishnan "Zaboo" Goldberg

Also Starring: Edit

Gaby Gantvoort as Gaby

Kimberly Lewis as Therapist

Blake Sheridan as Baby

Dalainey Spillanie

Synopsis Edit

Cyd Sherman's online gaming addiction brings more than she bargained for...

Continuity Edit

  • Cyd's therapist ends their working relationship. Cyd will call her again in Panic Attack.
  • Zaboo arrives at Cyd's house, where he will live until Quest Accepted!.
  • This episode marks the first time any of the guild members have met in person, in this case Codex and Zaboo.

Behind the Scenes Edit

  • The webcam jump cutting was not part of the script. It was added in post for pacing.
  • Everything in Cyd's bedroom belong to one of the producers or was found for free.
  • Felicia Day had originally wrote The Guild to be a TV show, but it was Producer Kim Evey who suggested turning into a web series.
  • The character artwork for the opening credits was drawn by Eric McKinney.
  • The theme song was written by Don Schiff.
  • The entire first season was filmed on a camera borrowed from Sandeep Parikh.
  • Cyd's attempt at self-imposed online limits is based on Felicia Day's former real-life addiction to World of Warcraft.
  • All the actors wear their real clothes, only Vork's suit was purchased.
  • The role of Vork was specifically written for Jeff Lewis.
  • The role of Zaboo was specifically written for Sandeep Parikh.