USS Cygnus
NCC-71954

Crew Awards

Act of Distinction Medal Act of Distinction Medal
The recipient of this medal has continually posted a great deal through the course of the mission, contributing to the story at every turn.
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Act of Kindness Medal Act of Kindness Medal
The recipient of this honor has continuously helped with the flow of the plot when splits and inconsistencies have occurred, or has created a sub-plot outside of the main storyline to keep people writing, together with making new officers and crew feel welcome on their arrival.
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Citation of Valour Citation of Valour
The crew member has provided additional work for the ship, and crew, this may be graphics, the maintenance of a web page, or just text, (be that text for a web page or the selection of newsletters dedicated to the U.S.S. Cygnus, or other relevant areas).
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Cross of Distinction Cross of Distinction
The recipient of this honour has worked the plot along, showing a more real side to their character, by giving insight to the rest of the crew to his/her feelings, motivations and beliefs.
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Decoration of Gallantry Decoration of Gallantry
The recipient of this medal continually provides good and interesting opportunities for other posters to become involved in the plot and their character.
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Honour of Excellence Honour of Excellence
The recipient awarded this medal consistently post with a high standard. Where the content is descriptive, imaginative, and enjoyable to read. Length is not an essential feature, but content is.
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Legion of Honour Legion of Honour
The recipient has been imaginative and inventive over a number of missions, (or posts, if the opportunity has been provided) in solving problems encountered by the crew.
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McCoy Cluster McCoy Cluster
The recipient of this medal has shown continuous effort or improvement through the course of several missions and (but not or) shoreleaves.
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Medal of Honour Medal of Honour
The recipient of this medal has worked the plot along well on the Cygnus continually, neither moving it along too fast or neglecting to add to the flow of the mission.
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Captain's Distinguished Service Order Captain's Distinguished Service Order
This commendation is restricted. Only the Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Cygnus may award this commendation medal to the crew. This award is designed specifically as a special achievement award for personnel the Commanding Officer identifies as deserving of special recognition where a promotion would be inappropriate for what ever reason, but some form recognition is deserved. Personnel should have performed (or should still be performing) outstanding service to the Cygnus as a whole.
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Starfleet Star Starfleet Star
Highest honour available on the U.S.S. Cygnus. Presented to individuals who have contributed (at a high standard) to both posting on the ship (which should be a contribution of both the Honour of Excellence and Act of Distinction), and providing additional work for the ship (such as graphics, text for use by the ship CO, without being asked). In the case of Commanding Officers, this award is presented for outstanding work and dedication to the game, with regards to assistance provided, ideas and contributions of time to the maintenance and upkeep of the game.
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Outstanding Crewman of the Year Outstanding Crewman of the Year
The Outstanding Crewman of the Year Award is given to the player that has done the most for the Cygnus, both in character and out of character. This includes, but is not limited to, high levels of posting (in quality or in quantity), additional work for the Cygnus outside of the gameplay, and general activity level. This award is given out on the last day of the year every year.
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Dramatis Personae Award Dramatis Personae Award
Awarded to the character that has shown outstanding achievement in character development and/or interaction with other crewmembers, adding rich and deep understanding of the character and their motivations and outlook.
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Quarterly Solo Post Award Quarterly Solo Post Award
This award is given each March, June, September and December for the player that has submitted the most solo posts in a quarter.
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Quarterly Joint Post Award Quarterly Joint Post Award
This award is given each March, June, September and December for the player that has submitted the most joint posts in a quarter.
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Thrown For a Loop Award Thrown For a Loop Award
The Thrown For a Loop Award is granted to the author that introduces an unexpected or difficult-to-deal-with plot element unforeseen by the originator(s) of the mission. This plot twist is either dramatic, humorous, horrific or intriguing to the crew of the Cygnus, and adds a great deal of quality and quantity to the posts submitted.
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Recruiters Award Recruiters Award
This award is given for recruiting a new person and player to the USS Cygnus. The award is given upon the first successful solo post of the new player to the person that recruited them.
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Longevity Award - One Year Longevity Award - One Year
Given on the first anniversary of the players joining the USS Cygnus.
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Longevity Award - Five Years Longevity Award - Five Years
Given on the fifth anniversary of the player joining the USS Cygnus.
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Longevity Award - Ten Years Longevity Award - Ten Years
Given on the tenth anniversary of the player joining the USS Cygnus.
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Longevity Award - Twenty Years Longevity Award - Twenty Years
Given on the twentieth anniversary of the player joining the USS Cygnus.
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