Crew Awards

Sim: Captain's Personal Merit Sim: Captain's Personal Merit
Awarded to the crew member who the Captain feels worthy.
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 Sim: Creativity Award Sim: Creativity Award
The Creativity Award is presented to those who come up with an outstanding idea during a mission.

This can be in battle, a diplomatic meeting, medical crises, or even during a shore leave. There is no exacting criteria for the qualifications of this award. Sample posts are required.
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Sim: Crew's Choice Award Sim: Crew's Choice Award
Voted on by the crew of the simm in question. No real criteria, just the player which the crew feels excelled that month.
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Sim:  DeForest Kelley Humour Award Sim: DeForest Kelley Humour Award
This award is meant to help us all remember that a bit of light-heartedness goes a long way; even in the face of danger.

DeForest Kelley was as much a comedian as he was an actor of the 20th century. Therefore, this is as much a tribute to him as it is an award to any recipient. This award can be given to any player in Obsidian Fleet.
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Sim: Library Excellence Ribbon Sim: Library Excellence Ribbon
Awarded for the best writing style: clear, precise, and easy to follow - yet allows the story to flow smoothly and easily passed off to another crew member. Also includes spelling and grammar used properly.
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Sim: Most Improved Player Sim: Most Improved Player
This award will be given to the player who shows the most improvement from the previous month.

Truly an award to be cherished, as it is a result of a lot of time and hard work.
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Sim: Meritorious Newcomer Sim: Meritorious Newcomer
This award will be given to the newcomer who makes themselves known and puts in the most effort to make their character a valuable addition.
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Sim: Non-Player Character Award Sim: Non-Player Character Award
For the development of Non-Player Characters.

The lives of our characters are in a setting populated by countless other people who are important to our featured individuals. This award marks the achievement of a player for his/her development of engaging, detailed NPCs who add realism and dimension to the simm.
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Sim: Professional Merit Sim: Professional Merit
Awarded to the character who has developed his/her character with considerable talent, making that character a joy to interact with.

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Sim: Recruitment Award Sim: Recruitment Award
For recognition of recruitment successes.

In order to secure a bright and long lasting future for Obsidian Fleet, there must always be the continual introduction of excited and eager new players. This award is to recognize those who have successfully recruited a new player to the simm who remains on that simm for a minimum period of 6 months. (OOC award, not available to the simm's CO)
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Sim: Ribbon of Merit Sim: Ribbon of Merit
This ribbon is used to symbolize the great sacrifice that the men and women of Starfleet endure.

These officers often pay the price for defending the very principles of the United Federation of Planets. A player must recieve a Purple Heart in order to qualify for this ribbon. Those who cannot perform their normal duties aboard their location of service due to ongoing medical conditions and wounds (both which must have originated in service) are eligible for this ribbon.
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Sim: Service Accommodation Sim: Service Accommodation
Awarded to the crew member who performs his/her character's job and advances above and beyond the job description they were "hired" to follow.
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Sim: Obsidian Fleet Merit of Time Served Sim: Obsidian Fleet Merit of Time Served
Awarded to crewmembers who have served on the ship for six months. This award is non-cumulative.

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Sim: Obsidian Fleet Service Citation Sim: Obsidian Fleet Service Citation
Awarded to a member of the crew who has served with the ship for at least 1 year. This award is non-cumulative.
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Sim: Service Citation 2+ Years Sim: Service Citation 2+ Years
Awarded to crew who have served on the same vessel for two years and for each subsequent year thereafter.

It is becoming increasingly common for players to extend their service beyond two years and, as such, we reward those stalwart contributors.
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Sim: Tour of Duty Award Sim: Tour of Duty Award
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the sim to the borders or interior regions of a specific area of space, such as Romulans, Klingons, Cardassians, or others. This should be specified upon receipt of the award. This includes Expeditionary (first mission) recipients.
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Sim: Whoopi Goldberg Diversity Ribbon Sim: Whoopi Goldberg Diversity Ribbon
Awarded for the successful portrayal of a non-human character aboard a simulation.

In the interest of diversity, this award is granted to individuals who have done an exemplary job writing and developing their non-human characters. Playing ruthless Romulans, killer Klingons, freeloading Ferengi, clever Cardassians, benevolent Bajorans, vigilant Vulcans, aspiring Andorians and any others, while doing so in an excellent fashion, is worthy of recognition.
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Sim: Outstanding Volunteer Award Sim: Outstanding Volunteer Award
For the player who makes every effort to find significant ways to lend a hand to the simm's command staff.

Performs excellent support work to the best of his/her abilities. Reserved for out of character contributions only, as such efforts differ in scope and often involve a player's personal time commitment beyond the game play. (Not as prestigious as the Ribbon of Commitment)
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Sim: Zefram Cochrane Writing Award Sim: Zefram Cochrane Writing Award
Given to those officers who discover a noteworthy place or thing.

This could be anything from a new and strange planet or moon, an abnormal nebula or subspace distortion, ancient ruins of a civilization long past, or anything else of this nature. As any Academy graduate should know, Zefram Cochrane was the first Terran to accomplish warp speed. Sample posts are required.
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Task Force: Bronze Star Task Force: Bronze Star
A player who demonstrates excellence in posting and playing his/her character “to the hilt” will receive this award.

This is also awarded for task force level exemplary service, community engagement, and an overall good example of a model player.
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 Task Force: Medal of Honor Task Force: Medal of Honor
This medal is awarded for the showing of bravery and valor in the heat of combat.

Recipients of this medal can serve in any department.
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Task Force: Purple Heart Task Force: Purple Heart
Awarded to personnel who are injured in the line of duty.

They do not have to be on their deathbed, or even have broken limbs and such. Basically, any crew member with an injury or injuries that a CO feels worth making record of should receive this award.
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Fleet: Silver Star Fleet: Silver Star
The crew member who demonstrates supreme postings, posts often, and plays his/her character "to the hilt" will receive this award. Arguably considered one of the highest honors a crew member can receive.

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Legacy: Air Medal Legacy: Air Medal
For proficiency in the flight operation of various craft piloted during any mission.
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Legacy: Civilian Commendation Medal Legacy: Civilian Commendation Medal
This award is for those civilians who play another side to Star Trek. This award should be awarded to civilians who make their character a joy to interact with and add another dimension to the game.
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Legacy: Departmental Service Badge: Science Legacy: Departmental Service Badge: Science
Awarded for service in the science department, including departments of Science, Medical, and Counseling.

A player is eligible for the service badge of their department through commitment to their department over a period of time on the simm that the CO feels significant. (Each departmental badge can only be awarded once per character per year.)
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Legacy: Departmental Service Badge: Command Legacy: Departmental Service Badge: Command
Awarded for service in the command department, including departments of Command, Strategic Operations, Flight Operations, and Communications. A player is eligible for the service badge of their department through commitment to their department over a period of time on the simm that the CO feels significant. (Each departmental badge can only be awarded once per character per year.)
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Legacy: Departmental Service Badge: Service Legacy: Departmental Service Badge: Service
Awarded for service in the service department, including departments of Operations, Security, Tactical, and Engineering.

A player is eligible for the service badge of their department through commitment to their department over a period of time on the simm that the CO feels significant. (Each departmental badge can only be awarded once per character per year.
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Legacy: Friendship Ribbon Legacy: Friendship Ribbon
For the development of a meaningful character relationship.

The friendship may be either with an NPC of the player's own design or with another player character or another Player's NPC. The friendship should be an unfolding story over the course of multiple posts and impact the character(s) lives significantly. (*romantic relationships not included- please refer to the Rose Award in those instances)
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Legacy: Kublai Khan Award Legacy: Kublai Khan Award
This award is presented to an individual who plays a key part of developing new tactical combat maneuvers while in hand-to-hand combat; not to be confused with the ship-to-ship award, which is similar.
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Legacy:  LaForge Obstacle Citation Legacy: LaForge Obstacle Citation
This award is presented to those who have overcome a disability in order to perform their duties.

While this could be anything from being blind or deaf to being mute or missing both thumbs, this award is intended to recognize the achievements of those who have to overcome additional obstacles to get the job done. This award is for those individuals who have found clever and intriguing ways to counter their own personal handicaps in unique situations so as to equal or surpass the capabilities of able-bodied people around them.
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Legacy: Good Conduct Medal Legacy: Good Conduct Medal
For exceptional performance of one's duties.

This medal denotes a committed and dependable individual both on and off duty.
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Legacy: Heart of the Tiger Legacy: Heart of the Tiger
Awarded to the crew member who writes supreme battle posts, making their posts enjoyable and exciting to read in the heat of battle.
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Legacy: Marksmanship Ribbon Legacy: Marksmanship Ribbon
For recognition of firearm abilities.

Defense of the Federation and her Allies requires action. Proficiency with firearms is a valued skill and this ribbon is to recognize those individuals who prove exceptional in their use.
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Legacy: Plot Development Citation Legacy: Plot Development Citation
For developing the current plot line and making it original and unexpected yet not unbelievable.

In other words, the crew member who throws the best "monkey wrenches" into the plot to make it interesting, but not totally off center.
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Legacy: Tour of Duty : Breen Legacy: Tour of Duty : Breen
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Breen space.
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Legacy: Tour of Duty : Cardassian Legacy: Tour of Duty : Cardassian
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Cardassian space.
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Legacy: POW Ribbon of Sacrifice Legacy: POW Ribbon of Sacrifice
Given to Starfleet officers who are captured by enemy forces for any length of time.
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 Legacy: Rose Award Legacy: Rose Award
Awarded to the crew member who has made significant "romantic" character advancements.

This has become an award in itself because romance gives a sense of realism and constant battle-only posts can get stale. Crew members who progress their characters in a romantic setting deserve recognition in this respect.
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Legacy: Technical Medal Legacy: Technical Medal
Awarded to the crewmember who follows the technical standards of the Star Trek universe, incorporating them into their posts with nearly flawless precision.
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Legacy: Tour of Duty : Borg Legacy: Tour of Duty : Borg
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Borg space.
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Legacy: Tour of Duty : Deep Space Legacy: Tour of Duty : Deep Space
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to deep space.
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Legacy: Tour of Duty : Dominion Legacy: Tour of Duty : Dominion
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Dominion space.
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Legacy: Tour of Duty : Ferengi Legacy: Tour of Duty : Ferengi
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Ferengi space.
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Legacy: Tour of Duty : Klingon Legacy: Tour of Duty : Klingon
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Klingon space.
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Legacy: Tour of Duty : Mirror Universe Legacy: Tour of Duty : Mirror Universe
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the Mirror Universe.
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Legacy: Tour of Duty : Romulan Legacy: Tour of Duty : Romulan
This ribbon is issued to all participating players at the end of a mission that posts the simm to the borders or interior regions of Romulan space.
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Legacy: Unit Citation Legacy: Unit Citation
Awarded to the crew member who shows considerable talent in working with other crew members to create a winning plot line worthy of the vessel's reputation.

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Legacy: Unsung Hero Medal Legacy: Unsung Hero Medal
For recognition of support actions in character.

While heroism is often recognized, the silent and ever ready support crew can be overlooked. They are the ones who are always there to back us up, and their support makes the real difference when the heat is on. This award can only be applied to IC (in character) actions.
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 Legacy: Antagonist Award Legacy: Antagonist Award
This award denotes a player's exceptionally well crafted villain who has contributed to a simm's plot line convincingly over a series of posts.

We love to hate the bad guy or the sinister mind plotting against our heroes. Without these dedicated evil, twisted, or simply misguided souls setting out against our protagonists, there might not be much story to tell!
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Legacy: Community Builder Citation Legacy: Community Builder Citation
This crew member is always going out of his/her way to help the crew connect with one another and knit the simm much closer together

Awarded to anyone who makes a constant indisputable effort to be welcoming to new players and encouraging to long-standing members.
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Legacy: Exemplary Courage Medal Legacy: Exemplary Courage Medal
Officers who put themselves in grave danger by going far beyond the normal call of duty qualify for this medal.

Examples would be protecting a group of trapped/injured persons from enemy aggression; staying behind to ensure that the rest of the unit gets to safety and are not followed. NOTE: To achieve this award, the person nominated cannot simply be following their superior's orders. They must volunteer to carry out such acts. Sample posts are required.
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Legacy: Flying Cross Legacy: Flying Cross
Presented to a Flight Control Officer for exhibiting outstanding flying abilities.

While not absolutely neccesary, people who receive this award typically have to fly their ship manually either in battle situations or emergencies. Sample posts are required.
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Legacy: Geneva Peace Ribbon Legacy: Geneva Peace Ribbon
This ribbon is presented to individuals who were responsible for attaining a peaceful resolution between two conflicting parties.

The recipient may either be single-handedly responsible or have played a large part in the negotiations. The conflicting parties do not have to be Starfleet. The Geneva Peace Conference was a milestone in Terran diplomacy. Sample posts are not required, but a detailed description of the events for which the award is being sought for is.
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Legacy: Humanitarian Cross Legacy: Humanitarian Cross
In recognition of efforts to relieve the suffering of any person(s) within or outside of Federation borders.

A detailed description of the reasons for the nomination is required.
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Legacy: Jonathan Archer Civilization Award Legacy: Jonathan Archer Civilization Award
This award is among the highest achievements in Starfleet.

The recipient of this award is recognised as a key figure in introducing a new member species into the Federation. At the time of integration, the species cannot be in civil war. The crew member will have been at the forefront of any contact with this species. Sample posts are not required, but a detailed description of the situation is required.
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Legacy:  Montgomery Scott Engineering Award Legacy: Montgomery Scott Engineering Award
This is given to those who develop useful new technologies, engineering-oriented upgrades, techniques and so forth.

Creativity and innovation are attributes that help to earn this award. (NOTE: To keep ships believable, these improvements should not be anything too drastic or long-term.) Sample posts are not required, but a detailed description of the situation is needed.
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Legacy: Patterson Ribbon of Excellence Legacy: Patterson Ribbon of Excellence
This is issued to Starfleet's Medical officers who do something very special in the field.

This can be awarded for curing a disease or medical condition, or for finding a new disease or ailment. Dr. Colin Patterson was a 21st century Terran physician from Scotland who specialized in the study of bone diseases. Sample posts are required.

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Legacy: Ribbon of Committment Legacy: Ribbon of Committment
Given to a person who has truly put forth an indisputable amount of extra effort.

This refers primarily to out of character circumstances. Recruiting, pulling the crew together, posting, helping to fill in the "gaps", and helping maintain their ship's website are just a few of the things that could count toward this award. Truly, this is one award to cherish when received. Sample posts are not required, but a detailed description of the events for which the award is being sought for is.
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Legacy: Ribbon of Compassion Legacy: Ribbon of Compassion
This ribbon is for those in the Counseling field. The awardee must have truly gone out of their way to help out a fellow crew member.

This encompasses more than just a couple of counseling sessions. Sample posts are not required, but a detailed description of the entire situation is required.
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Legacy: Scheherezade Award Legacy: Scheherezade Award
Named after the mythical heroine of the Arabian Nights, the Scheherezade awards the intricate story-crafting which is displayed within Obsidian Fleet. This goes beyond simple matters of spelling, grammar, and legibility; rather, it is for the obvious effort put into posts to make them enjoyable to read for all members of a platform and not just as enjoyment for the writers who created them – for telling a tale within a tale as they weave their own story within the greater plot of their simm.

This award is an extension of the Level 1 Library Excellence Ribbon: the Scheherezade is awarded for use of excellent language for artistic purposes and not just for the sake of making language more complex. It focuses more on the intent, but also on the successful writing of supreme quality posts.
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Legacy:  Tactical Superiority Award Legacy: Tactical Superiority Award
Presented to individuals who play a major role (or even solely) develop new tactics and/or combat manuevers while in ship-to-ship combat; not to be confused with the hand-to-hand award, which is similar.

These must prove to be very efficient and worthy of much attention. An example would be the Picard Maneuver. Sample posts are required.
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Achievement: Hyper Drive Achievement: Hyper Drive
Post three times in a seven day period
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Achievement: Warp Drive Achievement: Warp Drive
Collect Three ‘Hyper Drive’ badges.
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Achievement: Faster than light Achievement: Faster than light
Collect Three ‘Warp Drive’ badges.
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Achievement: Spree Mark I Achievement: Spree Mark I
Post a quality post or log once a day, for 5 days.
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Achievement: Spree Mark II Achievement: Spree Mark II
Post a quality post or log once a day, for 10 days.
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Achievement: Spree Mark III Achievement: Spree Mark III
Post a quality log a once a day, for 15 days
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Achievement: Rants Achievement: Rants
Write three personal Logs
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Achievement: Muses take me Achievement: Muses take me
Write a post that achieves 3000 words
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Achievement: Ultimate Scribe Achievement: Ultimate Scribe
Achieve three ‘Muses take me’ badges
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Achievement: Level One Achievement: Level One
Achieve Ten achievements
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Achievement: Level Two Achievement: Level Two
Achieve Fifteen achievements
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Achievement: Level Three Achievement: Level Three
Achieve twenty achievements
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Achievement: Never ending story Achievement: Never ending story
Write a story that has Multi chapters
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Achievement: It’s 5 O’clock somewhere  Achievement: It’s 5 O’clock somewhere
Write a story where your character is drunk
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Achievement: Downside Achievement: Downside
Make a post in which your relationship comes to be under severe pressure
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Achievement: We’re all someone's baby Achievement: We’re all someone's baby
Develop a plot that expands your character that explores a flaw or weakness
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Achievement: Dreamer Achievement: Dreamer
Write a post that involves a dream or illusion
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Achievement: The right tool for the right tool Achievement: The right tool for the right tool
Write a post with any of the engineering team where something has broken.
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Achievement: I’m not that kind of doctor Achievement: I’m not that kind of doctor
Write a post with a member of the science department.
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Achievement: Go on make my day Achievement: Go on make my day
Write a post with someone from Security.
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Achievement: Gardener Achievement: Gardener
Write a post in the hydroponic bay
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Achievement: Friendship circle Achievement: Friendship circle
Write a post in the mess with three or more characters
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Achievement: Triage Achievement: Triage
Write an emergency.
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Achievement: Frienmies Achievement: Frienmies
Write a post where your character cannot decide if they are friends or enemies
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Prospecting:: Fancy meeting you here Prospecting:: Fancy meeting you here
Post with Liem Yoniad, Nollel Livaam or Brent Cadascott
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Prospecting:: CSI Rosie Prospecting:: CSI Rosie
Use the terms ‘Fingerprint’, ‘Motive’ and ‘Murder’
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Prospecting:: Diamond in the rough Prospecting:: Diamond in the rough
Do ten joint posts for prospecting
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Railway: Wolf in the Fold Railway: Wolf in the Fold
Participate in JP with Kaylin Jaal.
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Railway: Strong and Silent Railway: Strong and Silent
Participate in JP with Krynn.
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Railway: Under Your Skin Railway: Under Your Skin
Write about your character’s experience of being in someone else’s body.
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Railway: Natural law and order Railway: Natural law and order
Participate in Jp with Meghan
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Achievement : Holoworld - ‘Where nothing can possibly go wrong!’ Achievement : Holoworld - ‘Where nothing can possibly go wrong!’
Have your character create a new scenario in the Holoworld
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Achievement : Holoworld - ‘It doesn't look like anything to me…’ Achievement : Holoworld - ‘It doesn't look like anything to me…’
Meet Kaleetha Sloan
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Achievement : Holoworld - ‘Once in a lifetime’ Achievement : Holoworld - ‘Once in a lifetime’
Escape the Holoworld!
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Achievement : Holoworld - ‘Three’s the charm’ Achievement : Holoworld - ‘Three’s the charm’
Survive three holo scenarios
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Achievement : Holoworld - Discover that the safeties are off on the holodecks.  Achievement : Holoworld - Discover that the safeties are off on the holodecks.
Discover that the safeties are off on the holodecks.
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Achievement : Adrift - “It wasn’t my fault!” Achievement : Adrift - “It wasn’t my fault!”
Participate in a JP where Rosie suffers its breakdown
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Achievement : Adrift - “Let Me Entertain You” Achievement : Adrift - “Let Me Entertain You”
JP your character doing something to help entertain the rest of the crew
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Achievement : Adrift - “A Bright Full Moon” Achievement : Adrift - “A Bright Full Moon”
Help the crew figure out how to get the supplies they need together.
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Achievement : Adrift - “Tug boat” Achievement : Adrift - “Tug boat”
JP your character in a jp around preparing and getting rid of the Alexander and the feelings they brings up.
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Achievement : Adrift - “Minerals” Achievement : Adrift - “Minerals”
JP your character getting the minerals the ship needs.
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