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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    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~
    09.30 The AC Approaches
    09.24 We have new Wenches!
    November 1887
    Rupert Bingham
    In Character
    Full Name: Rupert Walter Bingham
    Nicknames: Ru
    Birthdate: May 23, 1871
    Current Age: 13 Years
    Occupation: Student
    Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw
    Wand: 12”, swishy, laurel, sea serpent scale
    Blood Status: Pure
    Social Class: Upper
    Walter Bingham, Father [1822-1875]
    Scarlett Bulstrode, Mother [1854]
    Rose Bingham, Sister [1873]

    Irving Bulstrode, Step-father[1849]
    Ru is a long and lanky boy with a slim build and a height of five feet, six inches. He will more than likely reach the height of five feet, eleven inches when he stops growing. He has a very wan complexion which is all the more accentuated by his black hair and and dark brown eyes. He dresses in the typical clothing of an upper class teenager with a fondness for darker colors. He was born left handed but as is typical, was trained to be right handed. This has caused him to be rather ambidextrous.
    1871: Rupert Walter Bingham is born.

    1872: Family drama. Rupert is a baby and doesn’t care about it all.

    1873: A sister, Rose, is born. Rupert doesn’t care much.

    1875: Ruperts father dies. He gets cranky about it because the man had never delivered on the promise of getting him a new toy broom before doing so. Rupert finds this very inconsiderate of the man.

    1876: First signs of magic appear when he vanishes the toys of a boy his age that he disliked but was made to play with.

    1879: Ruperts mother remarries. This hardly affects the boy though he thinks the man rather boring.

    1882: Hogwarts time! Rupert is sorted into Ravenclaw. He sees the adoration that Quidditch players get and decided then and there that he will become one. He fails tryouts for a seeker. He decides to get better at Quidditch by being an active member in Flying and Quidditch Club.

    1883-1884: His second year passes without any remarkable events happening. He once again tries out for the team but does not succeed.

    1884: A plague occurs and he is happy to be out of the quarantine zone. He can’t bring himself to care about the epidemic much past that. His third year arrives. He chooses Arithmancy and Ancient Runes as his electives. He still has yet to make the team but has been told his skill has only gotten better. Next year, he is sure he will make it.
    Sample Roleplay Post:
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    Out of Character
    Name: Emma
    Age: 26
    Contact: AIM/PM/Cbox
    Other Characters: See CML
    How did you hear about us?: eh
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    — 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
    — Kayte isn't awesome at networking. Get in touch if you'd like a thread! —

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