S.S. Fawkes - CF-142AC

Crew Awards

::Fawkes Achievements:: ::Fawkes Achievements::
Achievements specific to the Fawkes. They are divided in different categories. Some are specific to a mission, others can be done as a sub-plot whenever you feel like it! All of them encourage creative writing and will only be awarded when completed in solid writing that holds up to the quality posting standard we hold ourselves to on the Fawkes.
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Achievement: Achievement: "Learning to walk"
Write and submit one post weekly for one month.
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Achievement: Achievement: "Hitting a Stride"
Write and submit one post weekly for two months.
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Achievement: Achievement: "Born to run"
Write and submit one post weekly for three months.
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Achievement: Achievement: "In the Flow"
Write and submit one post of at least 1000 words (can be a joint post)
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Achievement: Achievement: "In the zone"
Write and submit one post of at least 2000 words (can be a joint post)
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Achievement: Achievement: "Spaced out"
Write and submit one post of at least 3000 words (can be a joint post)
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Achievement: Achievement: "Let's duet"
Write and submit five joint posts with someone other than the Captain or First Mate
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Achievement: Achievement: "Put two and two together"
Write and submit ten joint posts with someone other than the Captain or First Mate
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Achievement: Achievement: "Perfect harmony"
Write and submit twenty joins posts with someone other than the Captain or First Mate
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Achievement: Achievement: "No I in team"
Write and submit a joint post with every member of the crew (not counting NPCs, not counting crew wide joint posts)
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Achievement: Achievement: "Deck hands are people too!"
Create an Deck Hand NPC and write at least one post with them.
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Achievement: Achievement: "It's the journey, not the destination"
Create a Passenger NPC and write at least one post with them.
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Achievement: Achievement: "Come here often?"
Create a Recurring Character NPC and write at least one post with them.
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Achievement: Achievement: "Lend me a hand"
Write a joint post between your main character and someone else’s Deck Hand NPC
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Achievement: Achievement: "You going where I’m going?"
Write a joint post between your main character and someone else’s Passenger NPC
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Achievement: Achievement: "You look horribly familiar"
Write a joint post between your main character and someone else’s Recurring Character NPC
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Achievement: Achievement: "Open Mic Night"
Voted by the crew for having the most hilarious one liner, comeback, or joke in a post during the contract.
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Achievement: Achievement: "Edge of our seats"
Voted by the crew for having the most exciting action packed post during the contract.
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Achievement: Achievement: "There’s something in my eye"
Voted by the crew for having the most emotionally engaging post during the contract.
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Achievement: Achievement: "Kind of a big deal"
Voted by the crew for having the best overall contribution over the course of the contract.
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::Obsidian Fleet Awards:: ::Obsidian Fleet Awards::
Obsidian Fleet has several awards that can be earned by the crew of all simms in the fleet. Below is a list of awards that apply to the Fawkes and can be earned during your time here. Everyone can nominate another crewmember for the award, the Command crew will then take that nomination into consideration.
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Award - Captain's Personal Merrit Award - Captain's Personal Merrit
Awarded to a crew member who the Captain feels worthy.
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Award - Creativity Award Award - 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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Award - Crew's Choice Award Award - 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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Award - DeForest Kelley Humour Award Award - 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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Award - Good Conduct Award - Good Conduct
For exceptional performance of one’s duties. This medal denotes a committed and dependable individual both on and off duty.
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Award - Library Excellence Ribbon Award - 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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Award - Meritorious Newcomer Award Award - Meritorious Newcomer 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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Award - Non-Player Character Award Award - 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 their development of engaging, detailed NPCs who add realism and dimension to the simm.
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Award - Outstanding Volunteer Award Award - 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.
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Award - Professional Merit Award - 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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Award - Recruitment Award Award - 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.
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Award - Service Accommodation Award - 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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Award - Service Citation: 6 Months Award - Service Citation: 6 Months
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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Award - Service Citation: 1 Year Award - Service Citation: 1 Year
Awarded to crewmembers who have served on the ship for one year. This award is non-cumulative.
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Award - Service Citation: 2+ Years Award - 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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Award - Whoopi Goldberg Diversity Ribbon Award - 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.

This award can also be used to commend those players who support other diversity factors in real life and our sims, including race, gender identity, ethnicity, sexuality, and more.
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Award - Zefram Cochrane Writing Award Award - Zefram Cochrane Writing Award
For those who excel at writing unique and well-thought out styles and posts during a mission. This could include discovery, first contact, battle scenes, romance, general obstacles, and more.
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Award - Bronze Star Award - 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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Award - Medal of Honour Award - Medal of Honour
This medal is awarded for the showing of bravery and valour in the heat of combat. Recipients of this medal can serve in any department.
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Award - Purple Heart Award - 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. Also applies to POWs: Given to Starfleet officers who are captured by enemy forces for an extended period of time.
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Award - Ribbon of Commitment Award - Ribbon of Commitment
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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Award - Character of the Year Award - Character of the Year
This award is given annually in January of each year and is decided upon by nominations from ship COs. Sample posts are not required, but reasons for the nomination are. Sample posts should be available upon request though.
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Award - James T. Kirk CO of the Year Award - James T. Kirk CO of the Year
This award is given annually in January of each year and is decided upon by nominations from Task Force COs and Task Group COs. One CO is chosen from the nominations received. Reasons supporting the nomination are required, but post samples are not.
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Award - Outstanding Character Award Award - Outstanding Character Award
This award recognizes the efforts put forth by a crew member; as recognized by their fellow crew members, and Commanding Officer.

Nomination and Selection for this award is on a continual basis, nominations shall be given to the Task Force Commanding Officer who will decide on the validity of the nomination. Nominations should contain a detailed explanation for the nomination. Once done the nomination will forwarded to the Awards Director for awarding. Should the Task Force Commanding Officer be nominated the Awards Director shall decide validity of the nomination. It should be noted that the Awards Director shall have the final say on the Awarding of the award.
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Award - Outstanding Executive Officer Award Award - Outstanding Executive Officer Award
This award recognises the efforts put forth by an Executive Officer; as recognised by their fellow crew members, and Commanding Officer.

Nomination and Selection for this awards is on a continual basis, nominations should be turned into the Task Force Commanding Officer who will decide on the validity of the nomination. Nominations should contain a detailed explanation for the nomination. Once done the nomination will forwarded to the Awards Director for awarding. Should the Task Force Commanding Officer be nominated the Awards Director shall decide validity of the nomination. It should be noted that the Awards Director shall have the final say on the Awarding of the award.
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Award - Outstanding Commanding Officer Award Award - Outstanding Commanding Officer Award
This award recognises the efforts put forth by a Commanding Officer; as recognised by their Task Force Commanding Officer.

Nomination and Selection for this awards is on a continual basis, nominations should be turned into the Task Force Commanding Officer who will decide on the validity of the nomination. Nominations should contain a detailed explanation for the nomination. Once done the nomination will forwarded to the Awards Director for awarding. Should the Task Force Commanding Officer be nominated the Awards Director shall decide validity of the nomination. It should be noted that the Awards Director shall have the final say on the Awarding of the award.
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Award - Platinum Sim of the Year Award - Platinum Sim of the Year
This is used to recognize the Obsidian Fleet simm which has done its very best to embody the spirit of the Fleet in the crew’s actions both in character and out of character. This includes postings; recruiting for the simm, Task Force, and Fleet; advertising for all of the above; etc.
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Award - Silver Star Award - Silver Star
A player who demonstrates supreme postings, posts often, and plays their character “to the hilt” will receive this award. Arguably considered one of the highest honours a crew member can receive.

This is also awarded at the fleet level for exemplary service, community engagement, and an overall good example of a model player.
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Award - William Riker XO of the Year Award - William Riker XO of the Year
This award is given annually in January of each year and is decided upon by nominations from ship COs. One XO is chosen from the nominations received to receive the award. Sample posts are not required, but reasons for the nomination are. Sample posts should be available upon request though.
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