As it is right now, the only way to achieve Housepoints is via Homeworks, correcting such or the little riddles.
But the Game lives off of plays, not of homework no one else will ever see.
Achieving Housepoints for posts in plays or for finished and closed plays, would be a great way to keet the whole Game more active.Since this is the core-mechanic of the whole page there should be some sort of reward fot posting plays. If not housepoints then at least a few knuts would be some kind of motivation.
However granting points for those who paticipate in roleplaying topics would make sense on a meta basis - In the actual world of Harry Potter students can gain rewards for their houses not only through diligent school-work, but also through remarkable actions and noticeable behavior - Since this seems to descripe the content of nearly every play out there, voila!
It would also offer an option for adult characters to participate in the whole house-contest, which in reverse
results in a more active playing enviorement outside of Hogwarts itself. This would be beneficial for things like the Quidditch league, the whole added job-system and so on.
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