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Character Count: 157
Male: 84 ; Female: 73
OR - 17 | R - 31 | H - 75 | G - 31

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Season: Autumn

Summer is gone; the region is cooling down with the coming of fall. The deciduous sections of Edgewood Forest have gone from green to yellow, and the moon brings cold winds and the whispers of swarming ghosts in the shadows — for Autumn is their season, when the barrier between life and death weakens for whole months on end, and grants them increased powers at the cost of their self-control. Meanwhile, Cypwater is sliding back into its rainy season and Istin City returns to its habitual freeze. Grass-, Bug-types and certain pokémon prepare for hibernation, while ice-types begin to emerge from their caves.

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Forum Topics Replies Last Post Info
Redirect Welcome to Harper!

Welcome to the Harper Region, where we take pokémon back to a simpler time, before cars and trains and computers. In fact, we take it all the way back into the middle ages, in a region founded by an exiled bard whose name has become legend.

That's right, Harper is a medieval era pokémon site, where the Guardians of the region are in constant conflict with the rogues and the Order of the Masque, who would see the region's governing systems and classes overthrown. Both civilians and the rest of the region's pokémon handlers lay in between the two opposite sides of the law, making their own way by breeding, acting as vigilantes or generally people for hire, or trying out something entirely new.

Harper is not stat/numbers based, making for realistic battles and allowing members to choose their own characters' paths. Both pokémon battles and physical, hand-to-hand combat battles may occur in character, and players begin with a weapon and some armour.

The style of play here is different than your typical play-by-post forum, more similar to tabletop RPGs, in that you play your character with/against a staff member, who acts as the "dungeonmaster" or "gamemaster," controlling the world and the non player characters in order to keep the system fair.

Join us, and plunge into the rich and diverse world of pokémon, taken back in time.

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Forum Topics Replies Last Post Info
No New Posts Announcements
This contains the various forum updates.
Subforums: Promotions, Harper Tribune, Staff Applications

43 848 Yesterday at 08:42 pm
In: »Trick-or-Treat 2014!
By: Ronald
No New Posts Rules & Information
Read this forum first. In this forum you can find our rules and information on how various aspects of pokemon are handled in Harper Region. You may find a map, pokemon habitats, pokemon experience, etc. in this forum.

Subforums: Pokemon Information, Site Information, Character Information, Region/Setting Specific Information, Game Mechanics

60 29 Jul 4 2014, 12:22 AM
In: »Rough Timeline of the Region
By: Rosalie
No New Posts Support
Guest Friendly. If you have a question or a suggestion for/about Harper's Region, feel free to post here.
44 258 Oct 16 2014, 05:37 PM
In: »Elemental weapon
By: Carnivale
 

Forum Topics Replies Last Post Info
No New Posts Character Applications
Once you've registered and are ready to create your character, fill out the form pinned inside and a staff member will take care of your profile.
585 1313 Yesterday at 10:52 pm
In: »Alexander Drake
By: Alex Silvermane
No New Posts Character Registry
All accepted player characters may be found listed here in alphabetical order.

Subforums: NPCs, Adopted NPCs, Inactive Characters, The Graveyard/Retirement Home

669 3386 Yesterday at 02:16 pm
In: »Miles Ashford-Thatcher
By: Leza
No New Posts Public Services
Under this forum are things like special job bulletins, the shop prices list, characters'/players' sale or trade offers, NPC trade offers or sales, et cetera. Staff may also sometimes post little fun things for characters, and members are welcome to contribute resources as well.

Subforums: The Market, Bulletin Board, Thread Trackers, Archives

484 3126 Yesterday at 02:28 pm
In: »WANTED: Specialty Pokeballs!
By: Amelia Rey
No New Posts Update/Character Requests and Plots
With the addition of multi-character travels, it was decided that moving some things to their own forum would greatly benefit both this section and the Public Services. Here, you can post if you would like someone to multi-thread with you, or if you want an NPC turned into a temporary PC and played in your travels along with the mod. You may also use this area to plan things with your multi-travels if you wish. The update request thread has been moved here.
Subforums: NPC Profiles

39 127 Yesterday at 10:22 pm
In: »Update Requests
By: Destrier
 

Forum Topics Replies Last Post Info
No New Posts Harper's Pass
The Pass is the region's oldest founded and capital city, with a large underground network. It is one of the largest in the region.

See full descriptions here.

21 223 Oct 16 2014, 11:39 PM
In: »Branson Faust's Travels
By: Rosalie
No New Posts Cape Augustine
Cape Augustine is both very large and the wealthiest port city of the region. It's known for a vast marketplace and the lighthouse, primarily. The Guard's HQ is here.

See full descriptions here.

21 252 Oct 18 2014, 12:20 PM
In: »Elena Fletcher's Travels
By: Grimm
No New Posts Marchton City
Marchton is a small city used primarily for a sheltered docking point for the region's ships. A famous bird-pokemon breeder sells pokemon here, and there is a day care that is widely used for breeding by beginners.

See full descriptions here.

20 204 Oct 19 2014, 03:55 PM
In: »Connie Potter's Travels
By: Khaleesi
No New Posts Miramossa
This 'town' is almost entirely a mirage, with only one or two truly solid buildings. It is used sort of like an inn for travelers. Psychic pokemon behave very strangely here.

See full descriptions here.

14 239 Yesterday at 03:21 am
In: »Lucius Lancaster III's ...
By: Sir Eev
No New Posts Fough Place
Known as the City of Blacksmiths, it produces most of the region's metalwork. It has rocky cliffs on one side that drop off to the ocean and rivers leading to the inland sea on the other, with some forest to the north that is used for hunting.

See full descriptions here.

27 199 Oct 19 2014, 12:56 PM
In: »Amelia Rey's Travels
By: Amelia Rey
No New Posts Istin City
Called the City in the Sky, this city is built up instead of out, and is the northernmost city in the region. It has never fallen, thanks to its fantastic natural defenses. This city experiences the cold all year long, but is known for flying pokemon.

See full descriptions here.

20 306 Oct 19 2014, 06:12 PM
In: »Henric "Henry" Simnel's...
By: relapo
No New Posts Dedrius
A city known for its logging industry, grass pokemon are most common in the area due to Edgewood to the immediate south. Bears fairly harsh winters, but also retains average summers.

See full descriptions here.

39 377 Yesterday at 01:47 pm
In: »Gwynn Garfield's Travels
By: Leza
No New Posts Navdia Crater
Relatively isolated, situated in the desert oasis by a supposedly bottomless lake with its own myths, it is a fairly prosperous city, and surprisingly mostly merchants.

See full descriptions here.

17 445 Yesterday at 03:43 pm
In: »Darah Deschain's Travels
By: darahdeschain
No New Posts Cypwater Point
Cypwater is situated on the southernmost point of Harper in the wetlands. It is a well known party-city that the rogue Trick Lord more or less controls. It is the largest port, but is also very poor and known for smuggling, primarily.

See descriptions here.

43 649 Yesterday at 08:21 pm
In: »Where the Wind Blows
By: Rainwhistler
No New Posts Doran Village
A very small town isolated in the south of the Crescent Range, Doran Village's 'founders' invented tiered farming to cultivate the mountains and steep hills that surround its valley. It has a lot of strange superstitions.

See full descriptions here.

15 270 Oct 7 2014, 09:15 PM
In: »Harry and Braer's Travels
By: Meesh
No New Posts Seaway City & Maritime
Seaway is the ultimate vacation spot and the last word in fashion and relaxation. Set on the region's only big island, a strong current from the south and the weather patterns make the island nearly tropical.

See full descriptions here.

Subforums: Maritime Industrial Park

15 131 Yesterday at 10:17 pm
In: »Beatrix Cruel's Travels
By: Beatrix "Trixy" Cruel
No New Posts Pennant Isles
Previously inaccessible and only recently discovered following a change in the currents along the western coast of the region, these islands are filled with elaborate ruins and powerful pokemon and -- so far -- have no residential populations of humans either alive or(more remarkably) dead. Its discovery appears to have released a strange force that brought a new type of pokemon to the region.
14 113 Oct 18 2014, 06:04 PM
In: »Oswald Moore and Mary McKi...
By: Meesh
No New Posts Routes
See descriptions here.

Subforums: Route 1, Route 2, Route 3, Route 4, Route 5, Route 6, Route 7, Route 8, Route 9, Route 10, Route 11, Route 12, Route 13, Edgewood

136 1561 Yesterday at 07:04 pm
In: »Marine Jardine's Travels
By: Leza
No New Posts Special Locations
Mostly free-form, events in these forums can be run separately from your travels, but pokemon experience and gold can be earned here, and events can influence your travels threads. Injuries suffered here will be mitigated when they are incorporated into your travels.
Subforums: The Forum, The Outpost, The White Courts

21 94 Jan 25 2014, 06:23 PM
In: »The Camp Before the Storms
By: Ninetales
 

Forum Topics Replies Last Post Info
No New Posts Training
Any threads dedicated to training a pokemon may be started here. To read more about training, please go to the Pokemon Experience topic.
116 359 Yesterday at 02:45 am
In: »Let's see what you can do
By: Khaleesi
No New Posts Development
Posts in here will garner no EXP for the pokemon involved, but may result in happiness increases if listed as a goal at the start of the topic. Anything that happens in here can and will be considered as having happened ICly, which is particularly useful for backstory fleshing or building relationships between pokemon and character that there might otherwise be little time for. These threads, like training threads, can have any setting in the region.
74 132 Today at 12:45 am
In: »To the Road Once More
By: Adelulf
No New Posts Sandbox Freeform
Whether your thread takes place in the time and setting of Harper or somewhere else entirely, from another fandom to another time period to simply just-for-kicks threads, they can be played out here in the appropriate subforums without affecting or having any relation to your official character.
Subforums: Cities, Other

53 325 Oct 18 2014, 06:40 PM
In: »Things Mended
By: Grimm
No New Posts Plotting
Self-Explanatory, use it if you'd like!
28 235 Yesterday at 12:03 am
In: »Characters - Long-termed an...
By: Sir Eev
 

Forum Topics Replies Last Post Info
No New Posts General Discussion
This are is for anything from asking for sympathy, to sharing an awesome moment, to just plain chatting about anything and everything that doesn't fit elsewhere.
Subforums: Introductions and Farewells

265 1969 Oct 19 2014, 04:45 AM
In: »If You Were A Gym Leader
By: Reynard Shawe
No New Posts Culture Center
Discuss all forms of creative expression, showcase some pieces, or ask for constructive criticism here. This includes pop culture like movies and new music and the like.
Subforums: Harperian Eats, National Novel Writing Month

108 914 Oct 14 2014, 03:44 AM
In: »Coats of Arms
By: Hunter
No New Posts Forum Games and Fun Stuff
Any and all games you can play on a forum can be posted and played here, as well as sharing funny pictures or youtube links. This is more or less a spam forum, but please remember that all rules do apply and that this is an area meant primarily for games.
40 1096 Oct 17 2014, 08:13 PM
In: »Test Your Strategy
By: Slondermins
No New Posts Site Discussion
Want to talk about Harper? Have suggestions to help us improve on something? Just want to see what's up with other people's adventures? This is the place to do all of that.
Subforums: Feedback

106 1238 Oct 16 2014, 07:22 PM
In: »Fencing and Sword Play
By: Grimm
No New Posts Advertising & Affiliation
Feel free to drop off any and all ads here. Guest friendly.
Subforums: Member Ads, Checked Ads, Linking Back

688 133 Oct 18 2014, 09:17 PM
In: »THE WILD
By: POE.
 

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