Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes

August 7, 2011 |  by  |  events, Hogwarts: Your Story, lookbook, role play

By now my plurk & flickr friends are probably getting annoyed with my constant HP spammage. I’m such a huge geek over the Harry Potter series in RL, but my friends mostly aren’t. So whilst I’m in SecondLife, I have the opportunity to go completely-nerd-faise on it. Yet another big shootout to the upcoming Role Play called Hogwarts: Your Story – the staff have been working terribly hard on this and even before the role play starts, there’s already plenty to keep you occupied!

You can start creating your characters by joining the in world group and looking at the notices for the application, you can participate in their riddle solving which involves finding a clue and… AH! Can’t tell you more, it’s a riddle within a riddle~ And of course, like most other eager fashionistas who are participating, you can start creating outfits for your soon-to-be character.

Before coming into SecondLife, I’m a huge role-player on forums and such — the process of creating characters and building them up has always been the favorite part of role playing for me. This will be my first venture into the role playing world in SecondLife, and I’m quite nervous, so pardon me if I slip up once in a while. This post is truly dedicated to the magic that JK Rowling has brought to us. As a child of 8 Years old, I picked up her first book and that opened my eyes to a world filled with imagination. If it wasn’t for Harry Potter, I probably wouldn’t love creating as much as I do now. I probably wouldn’t be the person I am today. As dramatic as that sounds, my real life friends would definitely agree!

I’ve created 16 different shapes and characters, 4 for each house. Each with a story that I formed in my head, and I’d hope that when you see each of them, they would somehow come to life for you as well. The possibilities of creating characters is endless within SecondLife, as opposed to forums where you usually use Play Bys (Images of Models/Actors that represent your character). This gives us more ways to give each character a life and personality of its own. So I hope you guys have fun seeing this and also creating your own unique character for the role play!

Oh and of course, if you’ve been having trouble with your Uniforms, these characters might inspire you a bit. But! Some of them are breaking the Uniform code (tsk tsk) so be sure to read the In-Character Rules if you don’t want to lose house points at the start of term!

The Image above is shrunk insanely, so full view it if you wish to see the full effect, or just read on to see each house in their glory~

Homage to Ravenclaw

Ravenclaw Girl (Older) Credits

Ravenclaw Boy (Older) Credits

Ravenclaw Girl (Younger) Credits

Ravenclaw Boy (Younger) Credits

Homage to Hufflepuff

Hufflepuff Boy (Older) Credits

Hufflepuff Boy (Younger) Credits

Hufflepuff Girl (Younger) Credits

Hufflepuff Girl (Older) Credits

Homage to Gryffindor

Gryffindor Boy (Older) Credits

Gryffindor Girl (Younger) Credits

Gryffindor Boy (Younger) Credits

Gryffindor Girl (Older) Credits

Homage to Slytherin

Slytherin Girl (Younger) Credits

Slytherin Girl (Older) Credits

Slytherin Boy (Younger) Credits

Slytherin Boy (Older) Credits

I will also be creating something special when the sim opens up! There will be a fair that will be held for Designers who are interested in creating items for it. For more information, join the in world group. As for what I’m creating… well, we’ll have to wait and see ;)


  1. This is superb, absolutely love it! <33

  2. Blathering Barn Owl

    This post is wonderful. You captured the magic <3

  3. This is wonderful, and the staff really love this! Look forward to seeing you in-world!

  4. Makenzie Irling

    Love this!!

  5. Perfection!! It makes me want to try roleplaying. I’m a HUGE HUGE harry potter fan.

  6. THE best blog post of all time. Ever.

  7. I’ve always loved your work; but this is the first one that has made me go OHMYGODDDDD. Beautiful work Anya; and so intricate! You must have spent ages doing this.

  8. WoooW soo brilliant…
    I really love the whole series & the whole post going along with those pics <3333

  9. YOU are so amazing, I have no words! This whole blog is incredible <3

  10. Simply amazing series.. you are indeed sooooooo talented…

  11. I like your photo a lot and highlighted it in my latest What I Like column at Shopping Cart Disco. I hope you like it.

    Sixteen avatars!!! I can’t believe you did all that! I am awestruck.

  12. This is amazing! You are so very talented..from pictures, to the outfits you put together and sheer imagination. every character looks different. each one has their own feel and personality that shows through the pictures.

    You just rawk my Gryffindor socks! lol

  13. Aeonflux Nexen

    I love this so much, its really helping me with uniform ideas, though I can’t seem to find the correct group in world to get the uniform notecard. I can’t seem to find “NU i” is this a old store thats closed down now? Thankyou so much I really really really love this post :D !

  14. Valletta – Thank you so much <33

    Estella – *Hugs* Thank you :D

    Blathering Barn Owl – Gosh I love your name haha, thank you so so much!

    HogwartsYourStory – <3 i'm glad! Thank you guys for your hard work and I look forward to seeing you guys in world too :D

    Makenzie — I love YOU <3 :D THank you!

    Thema — The work they did on the castle really tempted me to give role playing in SL a shot. I hope you give this one a try, it’s so awesome for the fans!

    Rainey – <33 *hugs* HONORED! :D YAY!

    Winter – Thank you so much Winter <3 This took me a few days for sure, the longest was creating shapes as opposed to dressing them, but it was thoroughly time spent in an extremely fun way :D

    Frances – <333 thank youuuu

    Anjelyc – <3 thank you! I hope I helped you out in world too :D Good luck on your little one~

    Cajsa — I’m terribly honored yet again Cajsa, thank you so very much! *hugs* Words can’t express how thankful I am of your features <3

    Amaiah — Thank you little Gryffindor :D haha, I’m really glad you get a rub of their personalities, I was kinda afraid that wouldn’t show through quite as well as I’d like it to. But yay! Thankkkk youu!

    Aeonflux – Yay! Thank you~ About Nu i, they have 2 branches that I know off, one is in SWITCH and the other one is their mainstore. I hope the links work for you, they have tons of awesome unisex clothes!

  15. This post is pure perfection! Awesome work Anya <3

  16. you did! Thanks so much, I finished her and I was accepted today to Ravenclaw woot! you are the best! <3333

  17. I cannot find NODECO to save my life. I wanted to look at the pants on the younger Hufflepuff boy!

  18. Gosh how do you get such crisp, clear photos of people? I’m trying to add a few pics onto the RP flickr group as well but being an amateur I can’t get the quality you have. What is your secret?

  19. Blathering Barn Owl

    Nodeco is on the SWITCH sim not far from Arai.

  20. This is absolutely amazing! Thank you so much for doing all this. I was curious though, I can’t seem to find the store: !pond Is it not open? Thank you!!

  21. Oh… I see..
    so this is what u have been doing….

    Nice.. Nice..

    Good Job…


  22. Thank you guys :D

    Anabella — the shop is located only on the marketplace, try searching pond + hogwarts, it should appear!

  23. I am looking for the Grunge Skinny by Euclid, pants worn by the older Sly boy. But I can not seem to find the store any where. Any help?

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  25. I love your blog. But i’m having trouble finding the Onpi sweater from ARAI that was used for the Slytherin older girl. I can’t find it for my life.

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