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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    08.08 We have two PW winners for July: Soph and Beanie!
    08.07 SWP7 update for those working/in Hogsmeade
    08.05 Hogwarts updates have begun! Also, the AC is underway.
    08.01 Happy August!
    07.31 SWP meets Monthly Grouper in an opportunity to network and get some stamps.
    07.29 AC incoming et al.
    07.28 And the prefects are...
    07.23 Your stamp collection is about to get bigger!
    07.21 Calling in the banners!
    07.15 The rubble has been cleared and deadlines loom!
    07.10 Not one, not two, but THREE more stamps to add to your collection~
    07.09 New Account Change Feature!
    07.09 Disaster strikes!
    07.08 Charmers go above and beyond...
    07.07 Pop-up protest and photobucket things
    07.06 Photobucket emergency! Read me!
    07.04 A plot is afoot ;)
    07.01 July has come! Group threads are coming!
    August 1887
    SWP7 is live!
    08.01 - 08.31 Posting Wizard
    07.01 - 08.31 Camp Charming
    08.09 - 08.16 Adinbury Hunt
    08.14 Anti-Ban Protest
    08.16 - 08.23 Sanditon Regatta
    08.25 Hogsmeade Hall Dance
    And More!
    Idris Oakby
    In Character
    Full Name: Idris Oakby
    Nicknames: TBA
    Birthdate: November 19, 1872
    Current Age: 13 Years
    Occupation: Sad Squib Child
    Reputation: 4
    Residence: Wellingtonshire
    Hogwarts House: N/A, home-schooled.
    Wand: N/A
    Blood Status: Half-Blood Squib
    Social Class: Upper
    Father. ____ Oakby b. 1844
    Mother. ____ Oakby nee ____ b. 18??
    Sister. ____ Oakby b. 1868
    Standing at four feet ten inches, Idris is of slim build. She has light blonde hair and blue eyes, with rather delicate features. She generally wears muggle clothing, though doesn't have a real preference. She is right handed.
    1872. Idris is born the second child of Mr. and Mrs. Oakby.

    1877. The family moves to Hogsmeade, settling in Wellingtonshire. Idris quite likes their new home and generally lacks the understanding of what happened to cause the mass exodus until she's a bit older.

    1880. The family is dealt a shocking blow when Mrs. Oakby runs off--with another woman, though Idris doesn't understand this. She just knows that her mother is gone and that her father becomes angry if she tries to ask questions about her mother and where she went, so Idris stops asking.

    1882. Idris passes her tenth birthday without having shown any magic at all, and is beginning to genuinely worry. Her sister tries to "help" draw it out of her, though Idris is relieved that this can only happen when she's home from school.

    1884. The family home is damaged, but not destroyed, by the fire during the summer. Worry over the Plague and the fire at least distract over anything else, but soon enough the time when a Hogwarts letter should have arrived for Idris passes with nothing. Idris is crushed, and spends the better part of September 1st crying in her room.

    1885. Aside from a general uncertainty about what she's going to do with her life since it seems--at least to Idris--that any ideas she one had have been utterly derailed, very little of her routine has changed.
    • Sweet
    • Curious
    • Kind-hearted
    • Naive
    Sample Roleplay Post:
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    Out of Character
    Name: Steph
    Age: 27

    — 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.

    We also have a 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.

    Buddy System Leaders:
    Beanie @Cassius Lestrange
    Rosa @Gertrude Baker

    — 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! —

    set by the unparalleled lady

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