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!
  • Newbie Guide
  • Apps
  • Rules
  • Playbys
  • Policy
  • Buddy System
  • History Lists
  • Occupations
  • Census
  • Adoptables
  • Hogwarts '87
  • CML
  • Daily Prophet
  • Witch Weekly
  • Lonely Threads
  • House Points
  • 1887
  • Events
  • New Posts
  • Map
  • Suggestions
  • Maintenance
  • Stamps
  • Documentation
  • Toggle Cbox

    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~
    Benjamin Turner
    In Character
    Full Name: Benjamin Luther Turner
    Nicknames: Ben
    Birthdate: December 7th, 1870
    Current Age: Fifteen
    Occupation: Student
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: Bartonburg, Hogsmeade
    Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw
    Wand: Cherry, 9 inches, with a unicorn tail hair
    Blood Status: Halfblood
    Social Class: Middle Class
    Woodrow Turner, Father [1842-1884]
    Vivian Turner née Beaufort, Mother [1846-1883]
    Benji Lee, Half-Brother [1871]

    Hope Turner, Aunt [1850]
    Fenton Turner, Uncle [1847], and family.
    Luther Turner, Uncle & Guardian [1849]

    Commodore Perry, elf owl [1880]
    Ben has always heavily favoured his father's looks. He possesses the same dark hair, kept reasonably neat, and grey-blue eyes, framed with a pair of simple glasses, having inherited the poor eyesight of his grandfather. Ben is not particularly tall for his age, standing at a flat five feet, two inches, but hopes to one day grow as tall as his father once stood. His is still the wiry build of a boy, and he despairs he may never fill out into the body of a man. He cares not at all for clothing, dressing primarily in robes and whatever Aunt Hope chooses for him. He is right-handed.
    1870 | A child is finally born to Woodrow and Vivian Turner, a boy that they call Benjamin. Initially, Ben proves to be a sickly child, and will have bouts of illness—though not so severe as in his earliest months—throughout his childhood.
    1871 | Woodrow fathers a bastard on the housemaid, who is born some months after Ben and given the same (well, more or less) name and becomes something of a ‘backup’. Though Ben, in the years to come, does not particularly dwell upon this fact, the knowledge that his half-brother could prove a replacement someday lurks at the back of his mind, waiting for a day when it might finally concern him.
    1875 | In June, Ben finally shows his first signs of magic, inadvertently lighting a book on fire when his mother is ‘too distraught’ to read to him.
    1877 | The family relocates to Hogsmeade.
    1881 | For Ben’s eleventh birthday, he’s gifted an owl.
    1882 | Aunt Hope moves in. During wand shopping, Vivian has a bit of a fit in the shop and upsets everyone #ClassicViv. The boys depart for Hogwarts in the fall, with Ben sorted into Ravenclaw and Benji into Gryffindor. That December, after what will ever be considered The Worst Christmas Ever, Benjamin's mother is sent to the asylum. He sees this as evidence that his father prefers Benji, and so makes up his mind to hate the both of them.
    1883 | Ben’s mother tragically breaks her neck and dies. Fortuantely (unfortunately?) death is not the end and she lingers on as a ghost.
    1884 | Ben’s father dies of the laughing sickness—Ben will forever regret not forgiving him before he passed. With Aunt Hope hardly in good health and his mother technically dead, reluctant bachelor Uncle Luther is brought in as his guardian. Luther both turns out the maid and her illegitimate offspring and spends as little time with the family as possible, and Ben sees it as his duty to care for his aunt and mother’s spirit. In the fall, Ben adds muggle studies and ancient studies to his academic roster.
    1885 | In a bid to be less bookish, Ben tries out for the quidditch team. He falls during the tryouts and breaks his arm.

    Someday, far from now, a detailed personality might just appear.
    Sample Roleplay Post:
    [Image: tumblr_mcbfbsSae01qanpzp.gif]
    Out of Character
    Name: Kayte
    Age: 25
    [Image: e1kQPQm.png]
    set by te
    ù You should be titled in a few moments. Please post with your new character in the Character Master List thread.

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

    ù Not sure where to start? You can introduce yourself here and fill out the plottage preferences form so people know what you're interested in.

    ù Our Postlogs, Profiles and Stamps forum is where you can post to network your new characters along with keep track in your postlog. You can also hop in on a thread in our Lonely thread list or start an open thread of your own.

    ù Don't forget to check out our Stamp station for some extra fun!

    ù 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
    Please tag Barnabas Skeeter in replies.
    [Image: visig_zpstvfnsede.jpg]
    [Image: Stamp3_zpsc250b732.png] [Image: HamletBt_zps96feccff.png]
    Lilypie Waiting to Adopt tickersLilypie Waiting to Adopt tickers