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

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Weather Conditions

Season: Spring

Spring has crept back into the region at long last, bringing the return of drier weather in the south, much to the annual relief of those in Cypwater. Ice types and dark types both have started to return to their hidden places or nocturnal habits and have been replaced in turn by the resurgence of grass and bug pokemon. Flying pokemon that migrated south for the frigid winter months make their way back to the northern parts of the region, and the seas between the mainland and the Pennant Isles are the calmest they will be all year.

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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

52 1052 May 23 2015, 09:49 PM
In: »Rose Bowl 2015 Consolation ...
By: Jay
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

61 29 Dec 15 2014, 06:51 PM
In: »Special Case Pokemon IV
By: Carnivale
No New Posts Support
Guest Friendly. If you have a question or a suggestion for/about Harper's Region, feel free to post here.
66 321 May 18 2015, 01:53 PM
In: »NPC question
By: Arty
 

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.
641 1441 May 21 2015, 09:44 PM
In: »Magdalena Rousseau
By: Carnivale
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

772 3967 Yesterday at 08:41 pm
In: »Antonio Jones
By: Ronald
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

567 3711 Yesterday at 11:53 am
In: »[b] third character coupon
By: relapo
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

43 154 May 23 2015, 09:00 PM
In: »Update Requests
By: Exile
 

Forum Topics Replies Last Post Info
No New Posts The Arena
The Final Battle!
Combatants!
Place Your Bets!

34 190 May 23 2015, 08:53 PM
In: »The Rose Hall
By: Seasle
 

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.

21 171 May 14 2015, 10:38 PM
In: »Under the Skin
By: Toperavi
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.

23 229 May 22 2015, 09:42 AM
In: »Adalynn "Lynn" May's Tr...
By: relapo
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.

14 117 Yesterday at 10:59 pm
In: »William "Billy" Hobbs's...
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.

14 185 May 18 2015, 04:45 PM
In: »Josephine "Josie" Walter...
By: relapo
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.

22 181 May 22 2015, 10:30 PM
In: »Jane Halacre's Travels
By: Flight
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.

12 189 Yesterday at 11:37 am
In: »Rogues Gallery
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.

31 217 May 20 2015, 10:30 PM
In: »Casper Fitzgerald's Tra...
By: Korosensei
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.

18 499 May 9 2015, 07:51 AM
In: »Emma Fisher's Travels
By: Nyom
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.

61 798 May 22 2015, 09:36 PM
In: »A Requiem for Beggars
By: Chase
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.

16 241 May 22 2015, 09:42 PM
In: »Stringing Fate
By: Flight
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

17 234 May 21 2015, 03:26 PM
In: »Mei Xiang's Travels
By: Trisha
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.
15 205 May 17 2015, 08:09 PM
In: »Jonna Shipston's Travels
By: Seasle
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

176 2143 Yesterday at 04:31 pm
In: »A Hazy Truth
By: Mindir
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.
138 400 May 23 2015, 03:01 PM
In: »Limits are There to be Surp...
By: Trisha
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.
91 152 Yesterday at 03:53 pm
In: »Hiraeth
By: Heron
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

56 336 May 22 2015, 10:23 PM
In: »Seung Han v. Antonio Jones
By: Heron
No New Posts Plotting
Self-Explanatory, use it if you'd like!
28 237 Jan 14 2015, 10:58 PM
In: »Characters - Long-termed an...
By: Katherine
 

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

288 2222 May 22 2015, 08:11 AM
In: »Instruments?
By: Gwen
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

117 989 May 22 2015, 05:25 PM
In: »What's Your Current Fav...
By: Arty
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.
44 1169 May 14 2015, 08:01 PM
In: »Our Characters as Sims
By: Chase
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

109 1348 May 23 2015, 03:37 PM
In: »Dream Team
By: Trisha
No New Posts Advertising & Affiliation
Feel free to drop off any and all ads here. Guest friendly.
Subforums: Member Ads, Checked Ads, Linking Back

825 141 May 23 2015, 06:46 PM
In: »Remoor
By: Remoor Staff
 

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