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The Rowling Magazine Issue #46 · October 2020

Hogwarts Legacy: Is it J.K. Rowling’s legacy?

And in the end, it was announced. There were many months of waiting and anxiety for the Harry Potter fandom, or at least for the part that was asking for something since forever. A Harry Potter role-play game (RPG) looked like a million-dollar idea and there were not many reasons why a videogame like that […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #16 · April 2018

How I solved the WOMBAT

The Harry Potter fandom was keen to know the right answers to the WOMBATs as soon as the first one appeared behind the door at jkrowling.com. I can remember attempts to collect people’s answers and the grade they got. However, I don’t think this ever got very far as the few lists of answers and […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #16 · April 2018

What the W.O.M.B.A.T.s are and what they mean for canon

On March 31st of 2006, JK Rowling released a new addition to her website. By solving a certain puzzle, fans could open a secret door and discover a Harry Potter test known as “W.O.M.B.A.T. Grade One”. For the next five days, fans could take this test and submit their answers. Various fansites of the time, […]

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November 29th, 2017

Hogwarts Houses editions quoted a fake Rowling tweet

The House Editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone published earlier this year included a few pages of “fact files” in the back of each book. Most of this information can be traced back to various writings, interviews, and tweets of J.K. Rowling. One of these facts, however, can not. The Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw […]

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March 16th, 2017

What was changed in the new Fantastic Beasts book, and what it means for canon

A few days ago, J.K. Rowling released a new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, originally published as a mock-textbook in 2001. A few sections were removed, including all of Rowling’s handwritten parts, some new content was added, and a handful of lines were edited to ensure consistency with the new movies. While Rowling […]

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