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April 28, 2015

Wish Lists & Wands


6:09 am - John


Many of you have been asking for forever, and it is finally here. You can now re-order all items on your wish list. In addition to this, wish lists have received a general design refresh. Start re-ordering your items now! Wish lists are also now located at www.hexrpg.com/wishlist/index.php?view=username instead of www.hexrpg.com/clist.php?view=username, so any links you may have to yours will need to be updated.

The popular Savior and Destroyer wands from the recent Ravenclaw sitewide event are now sitewide random events that anyone can receive. As many of you may recall, both of these items have actions. One can attack someone with the Destroyer wand, and then the person has within one hour to defend themselves with the Savior wand. If they fail to, they are temporarily stopped from posting, along with some health point deductions. Be on the lookout for them!



April 24, 2015

Collections


12:39 am - John


There is now a new area on all user info pages: Collections. Click this to see a specific user's collections. Right now collections include wizard cards, along with the all new charms and bean holder sections! Equip the necessary items to get your charms and bean holder areas going. For more info: Charms Guide and Every Flavor Beans Guide .

Order your charms and beans the way you want. Put charms on your bracelet, and your favorite beans in your bean drawer for optimal display. Charms also have the option of captions and commenting.

With all of this this, all Every Flavor Beans have been completely re-designed to have a more modern and sleek look to them. Many more will be added in the future! In addition to this, charm boxes, bracelets and bean holders are available for sale at Madam Puddifoot's in Hogsmeade.

What are you waiting for? Start collecting now!



April 22, 2015

The RPC Teaching Center - Prowling for Tutors


9:02 pm - Tinuel


After a long hibernation, the RPC Teaching Center is finally ready to open its doors once more. That's right! The RPC Teaching Center is rumbling back to life, and it's on the hunt. What for? Keep reading.

The RPC Teaching Center is a program offered by the RP Central to help roleplayers and writers grow in their skills. The only problem? A Teaching Center can't be run without its tutors! This is where you come in. The RPC is hiring, and we want you to apply!

Excited? To read out more about how to apply, please go to THIS THREAD. There are some decent perks that come with tutoring that you just don't want to miss out on.



April 20, 2015

Sailing With Snakes


2:30 pm - Nicole2013



Avast, ye landlubbers!

Villains and scoundrels we certainly be, but now we've found our place; The sea! Aye, we're usin' our wits and all our dirty tricks to get our hands on some treasure. So board our ship and join our crew fer an adventure ye won't soon forget. Though ye be warned, the life of a pirate be a dangerous one to lead.

Buy-Ins Thread | Come Aboard!



April 18, 2015

Magical Archives


4:26 pm - Ninja Kitten


The Magical Archivists would love for you to come out and play with us. Each month there will be two contests in two separate Harry Potter archives. So join us on a journey back to Harry's year on the run as we create hats for the trio and then apparate on over to see if you've got an eye for design as it's time to rebuild Hogwarts. Here are this month's opportunities:

Hark! Hats, eh? || Building Your Bridges



April 16, 2015

April 2015 Daily Prophet - Welcome Back!


8:46 am - Samantha Bradley


Good news! The Daily Prophet has returned after an absence of close to half a year. We are very excited about the new writers we have hired, and hope you enjoy the diversity of articles we have for your enjoyment and reading pleasure.

Enjoy, and we look forward to bringing you many more hours of enjoyment in the future.


If you have any general concerns about this month's issue of the DP, please contact either Samantha Bradley, or Kay85, or check in with icemousey in Publication Management.



April 15, 2015

Dueling


4:32 pm - Ninja Kitten




Princesses, knights, dragons, and adventure! What else could anyone want? It's the stuff of legends, specifically, the legend of St. George and the Dragon. Come recognize the Patron Saint of England as students attempt to recreate this epic story on the dueling platforms. Will the dragon be victorious this time, or will St. George once again rescue the damsel in distress? Or will the fair lady rescue herself from the dastardly clutches of her unwelcome captor in a modern role reversal? Perhaps negotiations will go through and they'll settle it all peacefully. Only time will tell!

The fifth set of duels is between Bold Gryffindor and Creative Ravenclaw. Head over to the Great Hall to see which House will bring home the victory!



April 13, 2015

Dividend Updates


8:55 pm - John


As many of you know, we have made a consistent effort in the past couple years to provide everyone with more ways to make galleons. We will continue to focus on adding more and more ways. Since a lot of the ways have been around for a while now, it is time to start balancing things out to keep the economy in the best possible state that it can be. With this, there are some big changes that are happening to dividends come May 1st. They are:

- Dividends will now be taxed if you make 50k G or more per month. How much you are taxed depends on how much you make in dividend payments. To see percentages based on payment amounts, please see here. In addition to this, your total amount you will pay in taxes each month is listed at the bottom of your portfolio.

- Dividends will only be paid to your account if you have logged in within the last 30 days of the 1st of the month they are being issued. So if you were to not login for a few months, you would not receive dividends in those months. If you were to login again, you would begin receiving dividends again as normal (but you would not receive any back payments).

Thank you for your understanding with all of this. If you have any questions, feel free to ask in this thread!



April 11, 2015

Wizarding Wireless Network: April Broadcast


2:22 pm - Nicole2013



Feel free to wear an avvie to support WWN!
(You can click on the images to be taken to the broadcast.)


I'm sure you've heard enough about Spring, right? Well, have you heard about the fever that comes along with it? No matter if you have or haven't, you should tune into the April Broadcast all about the so-called Spring Fever that's going on! Additionally, we have a special Gryffindor HEXian as our HEXian of the Month! You'll just have to listen to find out who it is!
You should like the WWN Facebook Page to stay updated with everything WWN! Happy listening!

If you have any suggestions concerning WWN or want to send in questions for advice or nominate a HEXian of the Month, you can owl Nicole2013 or WWN.


If you have any general concerns about the this month's issue of WWN, you can send an owl to Nicole2013 or WWN. Or you can check in with icemousey or picklepuddy7 in Publication Management.



April 10, 2015

The Time is Drawing Near...


6:56 am - Ninja Kitten


YENOH DGBERAS TOND ACRE, HTEY STUJ OLVE HTRIE LLEFWO KSNSAE.

EWLL, ITHS NOE TUSJ ORVSPE HTTA ZZUA NDA FMUASA REWE LRLAYE RIDSNEF.



April 8, 2015

Professor Sprout Saves Spring


6:11 am - Artemis Eve


At long last, the harsh winter that has terrorized the Hogwarts has come to an end. Still, the bitter cold is left lingering in the Greenhouses, reluctant to relinquish its hold on the various plants that have unfortunately become its prey. It is up to Professor Sprout, the Herbology teacher, to pick up where the frost left off. Steady and steadfast, she sets off to revive her precious plants. But the immense workload is proving to be too hard, even for the unyielding lady. She needs more hands on the decks - er, pots. This is where you come in!

The Welcome Center moderators have arranged for Hexians from all around the world to help Professor Sprout save spring. Are you ready to put on your gardening gloves and pick up your trowels? Good. There is plenty of work to be done, but wait! That is not all. Plenty of prizes are in store to reward you for your hard work and effort!

Join Professor Sprout here.



April 6, 2015

RPC Update - April


11:27 am - picklebuddy7


It was supposed to be a routine procedure. Exit the Hab, get into the Rover, travel to the MAV and ascend to the ship before, ultimately, returning to Earth safely. No one counted on the freak sandstorm, or the stray beam which careered into both you, an engineer, and your best friend, a botanist/engineer. The accident destroyed both bio-monitors, leaving the rest of your crew to believe neither of you made it. Making some calculations, you find you can survive for four years (providing you can find/make food) on the Red Planet, but no more. Now, stuck on Mars, it's a race for survival-- can you make it? Or will Mars lead to your downfall?

Join RPC for its April Roleplay of the Month: An Impossible Mission. You have until April 30th at 11:59 pm HEX time to complete your roleplay.

Prizes:
Best Plot: 5,000 Galleons and 2,500 HP (each)
Best Character: 5,000 Galleons and 2,500 HP
Best Overall Post: 5,000 Galleons and 2,500 HP

Also - don't forget that roleplay nominations will earn you tickets into our annual raffle (prizes TBA soon)! Nominate a roleplay here.



April 5, 2015

Arts & Graphics Forum - April


5:29 am - harry_fun



Art has been around as long as us humans have been. This month in the Arts and Graphics Forum we are taking you through some interesting eras in art history and the world of art critiques.

For the writing challenge, your task is to critique an exquisite piece of artwork. The graphics challenge, requires from you to create a signature inspired by one of three eras in art history. Good luck and have fun!

As always the best three entries in each challenge will be rewarded with:
1st Place: 10,000 Galleons + 3,000 House Points
2nd Place: 5,000 Galleons + 2,000 House Points
3rd Place: 2,000 Galleons + 1,000 House Points

Writing Challenge || Graphics Challenge || Artwork of the Month



April 3, 2015

Easter 2015


5:45 am - HEX Staff



Hoppy Easter, HEXians! The Easter Bunny has some extra special Easter fun planned for you.

You've likely already noticed the Limited Edition Bertie Botts Every Flavor Bean boxes -- which dispense special, Easter edition beans. Well, soon you'll also be able to display all of your beautiful beans in a special display box. Get your bean holder now so you can be ready to show off your collection in the next couple days.

Not only are there beans to collect, we've also brought back last year's popular egg decoration. So, make sure you collect those ingredients, and find yourself a recipe to decorate a beautiful egg (this year with a completely new look!). We have also added an exciting new feature, egg dyeing! Collect all the ingredients to dye your eggs and then visit the magical cauldron to dye your eggs.

We have also heard that leprechauns had so much fun around here during St Patty's that they have been able to convince the Easter Bunny himself to join in some similar fun. Are you able to catch Peter Cottontail in exchange for a reward? What are you waiting for? Go to the thread in the Easter Forum for a quick how to guide on how to join in all the fun!



April 2, 2015

The Quibbler - April 2015


8:16 am - picklebuddy7



The circus is in town! From fire eaters to pie-throwing clowns, there is plenty in store for everyone to enjoy! Watch your step and c'mon in, we've been waiting! This April, join The Quibbler staff for tons of fun under the big top. If you have questions or comments, please owl Misti or Allie.



April 1, 2015

Fight or Flight?


12:00 am - Ninja Kitten




It's that time of year again, the Twins' Birthday, April 1st. The Twins have taken over hex and have completely overhauled the pranks on the site! Be here to see them all in action. Keep your eyes peeled, I heard a rumor there may or may not be one or two people trying to break HEX...

The ever-so-mischievous duo, Gred and Forge, are up to something! Is this a war, or something more friendly? Did they have an argument? Are there ill-intentions behind it all? Whatever the cause, they appear to be pranking each other left and right, with several poor users being caught in the middle.

Will you choose to join the fight, or will you hide in the shadows? Is there truly anywhere safe at all? Other characters have been sighted, choosing to help their favorite twin. Lines are being drawn, and subsequently crossed. Who will wind up being the winner? Can one actually win against one of the infamous Weasley twins? They appear to have an endless supply of products, will they ever run out?

Let's just hope it's not a full-out rebellion, as things could get out of control rather quickly indeed.

It's your decision. Choose wisely.
#LetsBreakHEX or #GetThoseTwins



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