The “Quidditch World Cup” game was an incredible experience for many fans. It was a new way to explore the Potterverse; it had a unique graphic design that set it apart from the films or the other “Harry Potter” video games, and it moved beyond the books with new characters. Sadly, playing this game today amounts to retro-gaming: It didn’t age well.
Fri, Jan 15
Educational Decree No. 26 is passed
Wed, Jan 20
Sophie Thompson's birthday
Mafalda Hopkirk (DH1)
Thu, Jan 21
Harry visits the prefects' bathroom with the golden egg and solves the clue
- “Sir, I wondered what you know about . . . about Horcruxes?”
- December 4, 2008 – The Tales of Beedle the Bard is released in the United States and United Kingdom. To the dismay of some Harry Potter fans, many bookstores did not hold midnight release parties like they did for other books in the Harry Potter series.
Did You Know
- If a wizard is buried with a wand made from wood of the Yew, the wand sprouts into a tree that guards the dead owner’s grave.