Crew Awards

Friendship Ribbon Friendship Ribbon
SIM Level Award

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 do not qualify for this award)
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Zefram Cochrane Medal of Exploration Zefram Cochrane Medal of Exploration
Sim Level 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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DeForest Kelly Humor Award DeForest Kelly Humor Award
Sim Level 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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Whoopi Goldberg Diversity Ribbon Whoopi Goldberg Diversity Ribbon
Sim Level Award

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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Ribbon of Merit Ribbon of Merit
Sim Level Award

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.

Also encompasses the former Unit Citation award: 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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Creativity Award Creativity Award
Sim Level 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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Library Excellence Ribbon Library Excellence Ribbon
Sim Level Award

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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Non-Player Character Award Non-Player Character Award
Sim Level 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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Outstanding Volunteer Award Outstanding Volunteer Award
Sim Level 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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Recruitment Award Recruitment Award
Sim Level 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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Professional Merit Award Professional Merit Award
Sim Level Award

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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Service Accommodation Award Service Accommodation Award
Sim Level Award

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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Good Conduct Medal Good Conduct Medal
Sim Level Award

For exceptional performance of one's duties.

This medal denotes a committed and dependable individual both on and off duty
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Service Citation 2+ years Service Citation 2+ years
Sim Level Award

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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Service Citation - 1 Year Service Citation - 1 Year
Sim Level Award

Awarded to crewmembers who have served on the ship for one year. This award is non-cumulative.
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Service Citation - 6 Months Service Citation - 6 Months
Sim Level Award

Awarded to a member of the crew who has served with the ship for at least 6 months. This award is non-cumulative.
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Tour of Duty Award Tour of Duty Award
Sim Level 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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Captain's Personal Merit Captain's Personal Merit
Sim Level Award

Awarded to the crew member who the Captain feels worthy.
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Executive Officer's Award of Merit Executive Officer's Award of Merit
Sim Level Award

Given to the crewmember the XO feels is worthy.
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Crew's Choice Award Crew's Choice Award
Sim Level 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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Meritorious Newcomer of the Month Meritorious Newcomer of the Month
Sim Level Award

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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Most Improved Player of the Month Most Improved Player of the Month
Sim Level Award

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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Enlisted Award of Merit Enlisted Award of Merit
Sim Level Award

This award will be given to an enlisted player who shows that officers are not the only ones who keep the galaxy safe. If it weren't for enlisted personnel a starship would not fly.

In particular this is awarded for enlisted going above and beyond their rank and station.
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