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Character Count: 157
Male: 84 ; Female: 73
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Season: Summer

The heat has crept back to replace the pleasant spring weather. The region is uniformly going past “warming up” and straight to “warm and up,” a change gladly heralded by the swarms of fire-types and electric-types in all their habitats. Edgewood has regained its full former glory, its branches filled with leaves, and the last of the ice-types have been banished back to the caves, while southern water-types retreat to the sea and dark-types become almost exclusively nocturnal. Navdia Crater becomes almost unbearable during the day for non-natives, Cypwater Point is shifting full gear into an oppressive dry season, and even frozen Istin City is thawing a little this 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

42 804 Yesterday at 07:03 pm
In: »Harper's Grand Festival...
By: Carnivale
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.
37 225 Jul 27 2014, 01:32 PM
In: »Silk and dye in Harper
By: DancingCrow
 

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.
543 1234 Today at 03:44 pm
In: »Kellan Tillman
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

644 3334 51 minutes ago
In: »Shani Elharar
By: Gwen
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

336 2276 4 minutes ago
In: »Nasreen's Going Away...
By: Carnivale
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

32 89 Today at 09:52 am
In: »Update Requests
By: Gwen
 

Forum Topics Replies Last Post Info
No New Posts OOC
Any planning you'd like to do or organizational things or character notes or even just chatter -- anything that isn't the roleplaying itself -- goes here!
20 123 Today at 08:51 pm
In: »Jaw, Taalka & Remus - O...
By: metronome
No New Posts The Meadow
This is where the party's happening: the masquerade, the games, etc. All threads here will be freeform and characters may be in as many threads as you'd like at a time. If a player does not reply and you can't move the thread forward without them, join another thread while you wait! It's all fun and games!
42 127 Today at 07:37 pm
In: »Dance of Shadows
By: Chanel
 

Forum Topics Replies Last Post Info
No New Posts The Arena
And the winner is...!

49 236 Jul 28 2014, 09:19 PM
In: »Final Showdown!
By: Rosalie
 

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.

16 187 Jul 28 2014, 11:41 PM
In: »Logan Quengrace's Travels
By: Leza
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.

16 223 Jul 26 2014, 10:17 AM
In: »Julian Preston's Travels
By: Tasima
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.

18 156 Today at 12:17 pm
In: »Marchton Madness
By: Nasreen
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.

9 155 Yesterday at 09:23 am
In: »Simon Duval's Travels
By: Tasima
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.

21 153 Today at 11:30 am
In: »Morgan Cecil's Travels
By: Carnivale
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.

20 279 Yesterday at 10:08 pm
In: »Antoinette Goodwin's Tr...
By: Flight
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.

32 279 Yesterday at 09:46 pm
In: »Loki Simmit'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.

15 386 Today at 09:46 am
In: »Shani Elharar's Travels
By: Gwen
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.

36 482 Today at 06:32 am
In: »Talen Bonel's Travels
By: Giustizia
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.

16 275 Jul 29 2014, 05:41 PM
In: »Toras Boldan's Travels
By: Cerebrate
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

12 87 Jul 27 2014, 04:11 PM
In: »Remus Shaw's Travels
By: metronome
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.
11 95 Jul 17 2014, 07:47 PM
In: »Jezenya diHadi's Travels
By: Grimm
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

112 1497 Today at 05:48 pm
In: »Chase Redwood's Travels
By: Grimm
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.
98 315 Yesterday at 02:09 pm
In: »Faint Light in the Dark
By: relapo
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.
58 106 Jul 29 2014, 03:27 PM
In: »No Love Lost Between Us
By: Strander
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

50 321 Jul 28 2014, 07:54 PM
In: »The Promise of Tomorrow
By: SeleneHime
No New Posts Plotting
Self-Explanatory, use it if you'd like!
26 221 Jul 28 2014, 01:16 PM
In: »Looking for Long-Term RP Buddy
By: Hunter
 

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

244 1777 Jul 27 2014, 12:42 AM
In: »To Free Form partners
By: Eternal R. Blaze
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

99 842 Jul 23 2014, 11:00 AM
In: »What's Your Current Fav...
By: DancingCrow
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.
36 906 Jul 27 2014, 03:55 AM
In: »Count to 1000
By: Air Sylph
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

98 1098 Today at 11:41 am
In: »Harper Pokemon Spreadsheet
By: Chase
No New Posts Advertising & Affiliation
Feel free to drop off any and all ads here. Guest friendly.
Subforums: Member Ads, Checked Ads, Linking Back

812 129 Jul 28 2014, 06:04 PM
In: »Bakugan World Championship
By: aegis
 

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