Charming is a Victorian Era Harry Potter roleplay set primarily in the village of Hogsmeade, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the non-canon village of Irvingly. Characters of all classes, both magical and muggle — and even non-human! — are welcome.

With a member driven story line, monthly games and events, and a friendly and drama-free community focused on quality over quantity, the only thing you can be sure of is fun!
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    News
    01.11 I've got a bit of a reputation...
    01.06 AC underway, and a puzzle to solve!
    01.01 Happy new year! Have some announcements of varying importance.
    12.31 Enter the Winter Labyrinth if you dare!
    12.23 Professional Quidditch things...
    12.21 New stamp!
    12.20 Concerning immortality
    12.16 A heads up that the Secret Swap deadline is fast approaching!
    12.14 Introducing our new Minister of Magic!
    12.13 On the first day of Charming, Kayte gave to me...
    12.11 Some quick reminders!
    12.08 Another peek at what's to come...
    12.05 It's election day! OOC, at least.
    12.04 We have our PW winners for November!
    12.02 New Skins! In less exciting news, the AC is underway.
    11.27 AC Saturday and election next week!
    11.21 A glimpse at post-move changes.
    11.13 This news is not at all big. Do not bother with it.
     
        
     
    Newbie Guide
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    Newbie Guide

    Welcome to Charming! Charming is a Victorian Era Harry Potter roleplay set in the towns of Hogsmeade and Irvingly as well as at Hogwarts. Not sure what roleplay is? See our fanfiction and roleplay 101 documentation! Anxious about joining a new community? Familiarize yourself with our buddy system! Our storyline is constantly being developed by the players and characters. We strive to be a mature, friendly and drama-free community. Enjoy your stay - hopefully it'll be a long one! Below, there are a few simple steps for you to follow to get the best joining experience possible. If you have any questions or need any help at all, the staff is happy to help.

    1) INFORMATIONAL TOPICS
    First off, you'll need to read through our information topics located in the About Us forum in order to get a good understanding of how we're molding Harry Potter and the Victorian era together, as well as unique aspects about Charming. The important links are as follows:

    — Plot
    — Victorian Wizarding
    — Map
    — FAQ
    — Timeline of Events
    — Rules
    — Reputation
    — Hogwarts: A Guide


    If you have any questions, feel free to post them in the Cbox or the Guest Help Forum.

    2) REGISTERING
    Once you've decided what kind of character you'd like to make, you can register with your character's first and last name (properly capitalized, please.) For a helpful list of Victorian first names you can click here and an extensive list of Victorian last names, click here. If you need inspiration, you can also go to our Character Development forum and view our available canons, wanted characters, playbys, occupations and more.

    3) JOINING US
    The next stop is to go to our Application forum and fill out a joining application using one of the templates provided. One is HTML and the other is BBCode. They should be posted in the main forum. Your application should be responded to within 48 hours. For a quick way to get an accepted application, follow the guidelines provided here.

    VOILA!
    And you're done! Congrats and happy posting! Be sure to check out the Links to Everything You Could Ever Possibly Need thread for more help!


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    Newbie Guide - by Charming - 05-23-2010, 05:45 PM