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
    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.
    11.10 Election update!
    11.07 We have Posting Wizards!
    11.06 A big announcement...
    11.04 Happy AC day!
    11.03 Banner time!
    11.03 Welcome to November!
    10.29 October is waning...
    10.17 Election 1887 campaign ledgers are up!
    10.16 Kayte's changed her (Charming) face!
    10.10 Congrats to September's PW winners Olive and Miri!
    10.03 An update on the Hogwarts ban...
    10.01 It's now October~
     
        
     
    Josiah Rohlwing
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    In Character
    Full Name: Josiah Rohwling
    Nicknames: Joe
    Birthdate: 25th April 1860
    Current Age: 24 Years
    Occupation: Irvingly School Caretaker
    Hogwarts House: N/A
    Wand: N/A
    Blood Status: Muggle
    Social Class: Lower
    Family:
    Father: Henry Rohlwing
    Mother: Agnes Rohlwing
    Brothers: Jeremy Rohlwing, Jason Rohlwing
    Sisters: Tuesday Hatchitt nee Rohlwing
    Appearance:
    Josiah has a thin, wirey build, more due to childhood malnourishment than lack of physical strangth. He is rather tall, standing at six feet, two inches which makes his thin frame all the more prominent. He has long, dark hair that he usually keeps in a ponytail and dark brown eyes. His clothing is quite obviously second hand and usually frayed, patched or threadbare.

    History:
    1860 - Josiah Rohlwing is born.
    1866 - A sister, named Tuesday, is born. With more strain on the family finances, a six year old Joe begins working in a factory.
    1872 - A brother, named Jason, is born.
    1875 - A factory accident claims the life of Josiahs father.
    1878 - Pneumonia claims the life of Josiahs mother, leaving the children under Jeremys care.
    1881 - Another factory accident claims the life of the fiance of Josiahs sister as well as a Mr. Ingrahm. Mr. Ingrahms widow and children are treated badly by the factory owners. The Rohlwings, along with five other families band together to rally for better work conditions. They are driven out of their homes and fired from their jobs, forcing the six families to wander across the country for months.
    1882 - Managing to survive with one anothers help until spring, the six families settle in one place and establish Irvingly. Soon, their lives are in upheaval once again as magical folk happen upon their small settlement. An agreement is established between the two groups and a Casino along with homes are built. Faced with different employment options for the first time in his life, Josiah decides to work as a labourer so that he could work outdoors, as he always wished he could do.
    1883 - Josiah is quite surprised when Tuesday unexpectedly marries a wizard by the name of Noah Hatchitt. Another surprise comes to the Rohlwing family as it is discovered that the youngest of their brood, Jason, is in fact a muggleborn wizard.
    1884 - As more businesses were established and the opening of a train station, Joe decided to get a more secure job as the caretaker for the Irvingly School.

    Personality:
    HARD WORKING - QUIET - CAUTIOUS - OUTDOORSY
    Sample Roleplay Post: ALL ACROSS THE UUUUUUUUUUNIVERSE
    Out of Character
    Name: Emma
    Age: 26
    Contact: AIM/PM
    Other Characters: See CML
    How did you hear about us?: Originally: Caution 2.0
    Prior to Sept 1887, Josiah had long hair.
    “The poetry of the earth is never dead.”
    #2
    APPLICATION ACCEPTED!


    — You should be titled in a few moments. Please post with your new character in the Character Master List thread.

    — If you have a playby you would like to claim, you can go here.

    — Don't forget to record your character's past position(s) in our history records.

    — Not sure where to start? You can introduce yourself in a new topic here and fill out the plottage preferences form so people know what you're interested in. If you're looking for assistance in getting integrated into Charming, check out our Welcome to Charming: Getting Into the Game doc written by newbies!

    We also have a newly developed buddy system. If you are new to Charming, you will be contacted by your assigned buddy within 48 hours. Once initial contact is made, you can decide whether you'd like to continue to participate in the buddy system or if you'd prefer to figure things out on your own.

    — Our Networking Forum is here. You can also hop in on a thread in our Lonely thread list or start an open thread of your own.

    — Don't forget to check out our Stamp Station for some extra fun!

    — We also have a member submitted and staff run Daily Prophet that reports on in character happenings. Check it out so you can see how it might effect your future plots.

    Thanks for deciding to join us, we hope you have a blast! :D
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