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Character Development

Play-By Directory
by Hortense Selwyn
7 hours ago
Any topics regarding character development can be found inside. If you need to claim and/or reserve something, the lists can be found inside.

Pre-Made Characters

14 Topics   |   147 Posts

Hortense Selwyn
by Hortense Selwyn
9 hours ago
Ready to join us? Post your application here. Accepted and Abandoned applications are stored inside as well.

Accepted, Abandoned

663 Topics   |   1,309 Posts
Helping Hand

by Acacia Ruskin
February 21, 2020 – 6:24 PM
Need a bit of help? Our maintenance requests, guest help and member suggestions forum are located here.

Guest Help, Questions & Suggestions

41 Topics   |   193 Posts


February 2020
by Aldous Crouch
February 7, 2020 – 7:02 PM
Keep up to date with the latest happenings by reading our announcements.

25 Topics   |   139 Posts
Contests & Events

SWP 9: A Pictish Curse!
by Melody Crouch
February 19, 2020 – 10:13 PM
Information regarding our monthly contests and events can be found inside.

Past Contests & Events, Stamp Station

151 Topics   |   875 Posts
Charmers' Chit Chat

by Avery Wilkinson
14 minutes ago
Out of character discussions, graphics, and postlogs should all be directed here.

A Charming Book Club, Character Logs, Games, Graphics

294 Topics   |   2,874 Posts

Lonely Threads
by Handsome Whitledge
1 hour ago
A forum where you can post specific plot ideas to get feedback, find interested members and create all sorts of awesome plots! Networking requests to establish relationships with other characters should be posted in the appropriate subforum.


194 Topics   |   1,802 Posts

Quill & Ink

Fing Finally
by Ophelia Devine
11 hours ago
Anything your characters may need to write down.

Journals, Post, Homework Assignments

484 Topics   |   2,299 Posts
The Daily Prophet

Quidditch World Cup Retur...
by Daily Prophet
February 4, 2020 – 3:51 PM
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The Daily Prophet covers all IC happenings that are worth mentioning to the rest of the wizarding society. Any article published can (and probably will) be read by other characters in the game. To learn more or submit articles, click here.

124 Topics   |   197 Posts
Witch Weekly

Issue #227 - Valentine's ...
by Witch Weekly
February 17, 2020 – 11:55 PM
Witch Weekly is a tabloid magazine geared toward witches who are inclined to gossip. It is considered a bit frivolous and can be frowned upon in upper-crust circles (as gossip is unladylike) but has a rather high readership just the same. WW is published every Sunday. To contribute, click here.

57 Topics   |   327 Posts

Hogsmeade Station

The only train station that travels to and from Hogwarts, Hogsmeade Station is your one-stop-shop for all transportation needs. Almost kitschy in atmosphere, the station is made of big, melodramatic archways and high, vaulted ceilings that serve little purpose. The colors tend to be equally gaudy, and artwork, upholstery, trains, and floor tiles range in color from royal purple to neon orange. A handful of restaurants and gift shops can also be found within.

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High Street

Carnivorous Plants
by J. Alfred Darrow
30 minutes ago
Bursting with activity at all hours of the day, every respectable (or not) establishment can be found along this avenue, wide enough to accommodate the constant rush of pedestrians and carriages. The Three Broomsticks, Ollivander's and many other businesses can be found in varying states of occupation all day and all night.

Hogsmeade Hall, Hogsmeade Hospital, Hogsmeade Memorial Ballroom, The Hog's Head, The Painted Lady, The Three Broomsticks

26 Topics   |   96 Posts

Rather Be
by Charles Macmillan
February 21, 2020 – 1:43 AM
A cut above all of the rest, Wellingtonshire is the residential district for those of considerable wealth. Though the houses are tightly compacted and built somewhat like miner's homes, the outer facades are deceiving. Enchanted to hold more than they ought, the homes of Wellingtonshire are exceptionally and intimidatingly grand on the inside, and few pedestrians litter the immaculately kept streets for fear of being thought of as potential thieves.

17 Topics   |   59 Posts
Padmore Park

by Yuri Podsnapper
February 17, 2020 – 8:56 AM
Padmore Park is a green expanse located next to North Bartonburg and the Black Lake. Greenery is spread all around with bright and colorful flowers sprinkled thickly. Among the sprawling grass and shady copse of twisted trees are paved paths, for walking or bicycling. Benches are scattered through the park. Several decorated boats are enchanted to give lazy and gentle rides around the pond, though the spells are not strong enough to resist the tampering of troublemakers. Several families of ducks have decided to make the park their home, as have dozens of songbirds. In the evenings, the park is lit up by golden orbs that levitate above the walking paths. They have been known to become attached to a person and to try to follow them home. A person of any class is welcome here, though most stick to their own social circles and ignore the rest.

3 Topics   |   19 Posts

We Owned the Night
by Elsie Beauregard
2 hours ago
Home of the middle class, the Bartonburg District is a modest but extremely dense bit of Hogsmeade, holding more than half of its inhabitants in a series of townhouses that all interconnect in various, confusing ways. Homes are known to be stacked aslant on top of one another, though naturally the magic ingrained into the architecture makes the homes of the Bartonburg District sturdy, cozy, and just big enough for your average family.

11 Topics   |   62 Posts

{SWP 9} Nancy Drew: The P...
by Ulysses Harrington
February 20, 2020 – 6:23 AM
Redeveloped in 1886, this district boasts a cleaner, safer quality of living for the working class. Well-lit by gaslights and with ample curb appeal, Pennyworth is not affordable to all members of the working class. (For specifics on residency, see here.)

2 Topics   |   9 Posts
The Slums

The Slums are just as glamorous as they sound. Small, squat buildings line the streets, which are littered with garbage and muck. Though during the day The Slums are unpleasant, it's the night which really gives the area a bad name — even those who live here are rarely seen outdoors after nightfall, as the shadiest of characters can be found in every nook and cranny.

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The Black Lake

meditations on belonging
by Clue Leverett
February 5, 2020 – 12:49 PM
Cold and mysterious, the Black Lake looks exactly the way it sounds - the depths in the middle of the lake are so deep that the water takes on a blackish hue. Closer to shore the bluer the water is. Within its depths live a colony of merfolk, a giant squid, various grindylows, and unknown other aquatic species.

4 Topics   |   49 Posts
The Forbidden Forest

Breaking Free
by Tybalt Kirke
February 16, 2020 – 1:13 AM
Thick and dark, the Forbidden Forest offers many dangers for those adventurous enough to breech its borders. Magical creatures of all kinds call the forest home, though not all are friendly. Please note that Hogwarts students are strictly forbidden from entering the forest, and risk punishment from the Headmaster. Enter the forest at your own risk.

2 Topics   |   15 Posts

Castle Grounds

Snowball Fight!
by Claire Bénet
January 29, 2020 – 8:49 PM
As wide and varied as the rooms of the school itself, the school grounds extend for what seems like eternity. However, there are certain landmarks students learn to identify as the brink of permissible exploration. Overall, the grounds are beautiful, even with its occasionally violently vile quirks.

2 Topics   |   14 Posts
The Great Hall

Cookies Aren't Always Mad...
by Camille Scrimgeour
February 21, 2020 – 4:59 PM
When not being used for meals, the hall is a common place for students to meet in order to talk, study, and generally mingle. The room is amorphous in appearance: the ceiling is alternately starlit, filled by floating candles, garnished with garishly opulent colors, or decorated for the holidays. The tapestries on the walls likewise change depending on the headmaster's mood. The only solid features are the four tables for the four houses, the staff table at the front of the room, and the headmaster's podium.

6 Topics   |   32 Posts
The corridors of Hogwarts are just as varied as the classrooms - some are wide, some narrow, some tall, some you have to duck in order to pass through and some seem to shift direction as you pass by. They lead to the different rooms in the castle, while some lead to nothing at all.

Classrooms, Library, Hospital Wing

22 Topics   |   123 Posts
Upper Levels

Cheerful Christmas Cards
by Hestia Fairchild
February 14, 2020 – 12:55 AM
The higher levels of the castle consist of a smattering of towers, including the highest-reaching point of Hogwarts, the Astronomy Tower. The Gryffindor and Ravenclaw Common Rooms can also be found up here, as can the North Tower.

Gryffindor Tower, Ravenclaw Tower

1 Topics   |   8 Posts
Lower Levels

A Ridiculous Request
by Sweetie Whitledge
February 4, 2020 – 12:28 AM
The lower levels of the castle are located underground. The basement is the first level where the Hufflepuff Common Room can be found alongside the kitchens. Below the basement are the dungeons. Underneath the Black Lake, the dungeons are as ominous and chilly as they sound and their labyrinthine passages are almost identical in appearance, making it easy to get lost. Besides the Slytherin Common Room, the dungeons also contain the potions classroom and the Potion Master's office. Other, less frequently used rooms, can be found in the dungeons and are sometimes used for detentions, among other things.

Hufflepuff Den, Slytherin Dungeon

3 Topics   |   21 Posts

Hawthorne Hollow

Social Butterfly, Headed ...
by Earth Beck
January 29, 2020 – 6:02 PM
The area around Irvingly is filled with a lush forest. Set about a mile into the forest is Lake Greer, a lake nearly the same size as the town itself. It holds freshwater fish of the non magical variety. The hollow offers room to hunt, forage and explore. Meadows are woven in and out of it at random. The northwest section possesses steep hills and small mountains that are accompanied by valleys and creeks throughout.

Podmore Zoological Gardens, Church of St. Fergus

2 Topics   |   13 Posts
Swallowbury District

Swallowbury Alternative L...
by Charming
January 29, 2018 – 4:51 PM
The north side of Irvingly is decidedly different than the south. While the muggles had solid homes built for them, the magical residents were left to their own devices when it came to shelter. Homes of different styles and skill levels have been erected. Magic is not allowed on the streets even in the north side, so wizards have to be careful to keep such things inside the privacy of their homes.

1 Topics   |   1 Posts
Salem Square

One Minute to Midnight
by Amelia Evans
February 19, 2020 – 3:34 AM
The commercial district lies in the very heart of Irvingly. The casino and the home and office of the Magical Liaison are set at the very center, a perfect location for neutrality. Over time, more and more businesses have grown around them, and a large, open area lies just in front. For more information on Irvingly, see here.

Irvingly Casino, Chance D'Amour, The Irvingly Arms, Irvingly Infirmary, Irvingly Schoolhouse

5 Topics   |   45 Posts
Dovecote District

Originally made of poorly built ramshackle huts, the south side of Irvingly has since been remade into neat and organized red brick and stone two story homes that are identical in appearance. The muggles tend to stick to this side of the town in order to avoid running into the magic folk.

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The largest city in Britain—larger even than the muggles know. With several magical side streets accessible only to those who know they are there, the city boasts the most commercial magic activity outside of Hogsmeade.

St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies & Injuries, Crowdy Memorial Library of Writing & Witchcraft, The Museum of Magical Miscellany, The Augurey Beak Cafe

49 Topics   |   289 Posts
Ministry of Magic Offices

{SWP 9} Summons
by Lyre Carrow
10 hours ago
A large, imposing facade marks the entrance to the Ministry, however, the facade is just that; upon entering the building in Hogsmeade or London, you are transported to the atrium of the Ministry of Magic building in London. The main floor, the atrium, is located on the first floor. Gold gilded fire places are pressed up against two of the walls and serve for arrivals and departures. The floor is black and white checkered squares, while the ceiling stretches up so high that one cannot see it. It is a vast blackness and most try not to look at it. Farther down the room is a long hallway which holds several lifts, operated by a person of lower class. The lifts can move forward, backward, right as well as left and are able to reach all the way up to the ninth floor.

11 Topics   |   74 Posts
Diagon Alley

After Christmas Comes New...
by Earth Beck
February 21, 2020 – 4:23 PM
Tightly-packed buildings pile high over the narrow cobblestone streets in the hub of Magical London. Though the area is primarily commercial, some magical residents have taken on flats above the myriad shops that line the district. Accessed via the rear of The Leaky Cauldron.

The Leaky Cauldron, Gringotts Wizarding Bank, House of Lytton

10 Topics   |   43 Posts
Knockturn Alley

{SWP 9} The Unsubtle Knif...
by Eli Fox
February 18, 2020 – 10:47 PM
A shadier shopping district for the darker soul. Accessible via Diagon Alley.

4 Topics   |   21 Posts

British Isles

No Time To Die
by Tiberius Lestrange
12 minutes ago
Threads that take place around the British Isles are located inside. Wizarding families must be sure to keep themselves hidden throughout the country, with only magical areas of London serving as a safe haven.

The Sanditon Resort, Professional Quidditch Pitches

13 Topics   |   117 Posts
Around the World

The Game of Truths
by Melody Crouch
9 minutes ago
From Germany to France and China to Russia, all threads that take place around the world can be found inside.

4 Topics   |   17 Posts
The Past

The World Ender
by Azazel
8 hours ago
Want to roleplay something that happened in the past? You can do it here.

48 Topics   |   413 Posts

The Archives

Moving Forward
by Melody Crouch
6 hours ago
All of the finished threads are stored here.

Pre-1888, 1888, 1889, 1890, Archived Competitions, Charming 1.0

952 Topics   |   14,465 Posts

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