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.
     
        
     
    The NPC System
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    THE NPC PROGRAM



    Sometimes you need a character for a particular thread—or series of threads—but they wouldn’t have enough to do to justify making an entirely new character. That is where the NPC account comes in! Members are able to PM posts to this account to be posted wherever they need—and as whoever they need.

    Charming now makes use of two types of NPCs: standard and dedicated. Standard NPCs are around for a thread or two, but likely not much more—or not very often. They won’t have an application posted. Dedicated NPCs are used either more frequently or over a longer period, and their player(s) are happy to post up an application for them to keep things consistent.

    If playing a standard NPC, stop! You have all the information you need! Simply PM your post and its destination to this account, and it will be seen to in no time :)

    To submit records for a dedicated NPC, please fill out the form below and PM it to this account. Unless otherwise stated, all IC sections are optional. Please use your best judgment if you wish to tweak it for non-human use. The following guidelines should be kept in mind:
    • NPCs cannot be on (played) quidditch teams, cannot be (current) prefects, and cannot hold limited occupations such as committee members or heads of things.
    • For illustrative purposes, you are welcome to include an image of your character in the application, even if already in use as a PB. If claimed as a PB, however, you need player permission to use that face outside of your NPC’s profile.
    • NPCs are subject to HR+C.
    • Please only post applications for NPCs you foresee using in multiple threads.
    • We do not allow dedicated NPC veela at this time.
    • Applications can be updated at any time by sending the complete coding, with changes made, to this account.

    In Character
    Full Name: The NPC’s name. Mandatory.
    Nicknames: Any IC nicknames they might go by.
    Birthdate: When were they born? Must include at least a year.
    Current Age: In years. Mandatory.
    Occupation: NPCs are welcome to hold “general” occupations, such as spell damage healer or housemaid for X family, buy may not hold “limited” jobs like Head of X Department or History Professor.
    Hogwarts House: Current, former, or N/A.
    Wand:
    Blood Status: Mandatory
    Social Class: Mandatory
    Family:
    Appearance: Please keep it brief. Mandatory
    History: List/point form is ideal.
    Personality: Please keep it brief.
    Opinions:
    • Thoughts and feelings on certain matters, such as blood status or even particular colors, that should be kept in mind for continuity.
    Out of Character
    Playable By: Which players are allowed to write this character?
    Future Plans:
    • Anything you have in store for the character that could affect when they’re written, their opinions, etc. Including but not limited to fallings out, weddings, sicknesses, etc.

    Code:
    <div class="container" style="width:95%; padding:5px; border:3px solid #efefef;"><div class="thead" style="text-align:center; font-weight:bold; text-transform:uppercase; font-size:14px; letter-spacing:5px; padding:3px 0px 3px 0px;">In Character</div><div style="text-align:justify; font-size:12px; padding:3px 0px 3px 0px;">
    <b>Full Name:</b> [First, middle, last]
    <b>Nicknames:</b> [If any]
    <b>Birthdate:</b> [Month, day, year]
    <b>Current Age:</b> [ ? Years]
    <b>Occupation:</b> [If any]
    <b>Hogwarts House:</b> [Either current or former. If future or for those who did not attend Hogwarts, simply write 'unknown']
    <b>Wand:</b> [ex. holly, 11", supple, single phoenix tail feather]
    <b>Blood Status:</b> [Pure, half, muggle]
    <b>Social Class:</b> [Upper, middle, lower]
    <b>Family:</b>
    <b>Appearance:</b>
    <b>History:</b>
    <b>Personality:</b>
    <b>Opinions:</b>[list][/list]
    </div><div class="thead" style="text-align:center; font-weight:bold; text-transform:uppercase; font-size:14px; letter-spacing:5px; padding:3px 0px 3px 0px;">Out of Character</div><div style="text-align:justify; font-size:12px; padding:3px 0px 3px 0px;">
    <b>Playable By:</b>
    <b>Future Plans:</b> [list][/list]</div></div>
    NPC is a staff-run account which can be used for any currently non played characters. PM this account with your post and the URL to which thread it needs to be posted in.
    For more information, click here.

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