QuickAwards

From Station

Time Served

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Denotes how long a player has been with Kepler.

Eligibility: Anyone who has been with Kepler for the allotted period of time.

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When a player reaches the milestone of 5 years with the sim, they are awarded the Service Citation for their continued efforts in keeping Kepler Station going.

Eligibility: Anyone who has been with Kepler for 5 years.


Merit Awards

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This is probably the most coveted awards that we have. It is decided by votes made by every player. I don't care how you make your decision only that you make one and it's based on what you've seen, read, enjoyed, admired or whatever'd in the mission just been.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award for the previous mission.

Voting: Voting is conducted in the forums and generally lasts for seven days. Even though the votes are anonymous, please vote for others and not yourself.


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Awarded to the player whom the Captain deems the most worthy. Can be awarded for writing or for OOC reasons.

Eligibility: Anyone who participated during the relevant mission and did not receive this award for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations to the Commanding Officer however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player whom the Executive Officer deems the most worthy. Can be awarded for writing or for OOC reasons.

Eligibility: Anyone who participated during the relevant mission and did not receive this award for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations to the Executive Officer however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who joined during the relevant mission, who has written exceptionally well.

Eligibility: Anyone who participated during the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who creates (P)NPCs that interacts with others and are continually used in meaningful ways.

Eligibility: Anyone who created and/or writes their own (P)NPC during the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who contribute their time and energy to the expansion and/or upkeep of the forum or wiki.

Eligibility: Anyone meeting the above criteria who hasn't received this award for the same reason.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who help with keeping the sim moving smoothly; from creating missions to getting tasks accomplished.

Eligibility: Anyone meeting the above criteria.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote.


Writing Awards

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Awarded to the player(s) who realistically develops their character and / or contributes to the advancement of the plot.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award (for the same reason) for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who forges meaningful or interesting friendships with others.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award (for the same reason) for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who entertain us with interesting relationships and romances.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award (for the same reason) for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who realistically applies treknology / treknobabble in posts.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award (for the same reason) for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who entertains us with the best facepalm moment(s) during the mission.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who writes a realistic and quality combat scene or scenario. Can be ship to ship, hand to hand, phaser fight, etc.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award (for the same reason) for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who start off on the wrong foot, forges meaningful or interesting hateships and/or rivalries or just someone we love to dislike.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who go above and beyond in creating and carrying out interesting subplots that add to the mission.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award (for the same reason) for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who has created and written an undeniably good and three dimensional antagonist.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who somehow manage to spend a good portion of the mission (or a vital moment) unconscious.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who jerry-rig a jumble of jovial jokes. Or more specifically those who are able to craft a witty retort, a humourous one liner, or just a genuinely funny moment.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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The player(s) who realistically sentences their character (PC, PNPC or NPC) to death will be awarded the coveted Red Shirt.

Eligibility: The death in question must be suitable for the current mission and involve a character who has been previously established. PC deaths resulting from a player leaving the sim are also disqualified from receiving this award.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who create a heartfelt piece of writing that allows the reader to see the real emotions behind the character's actions, whether it be a joyous occasion or tempestuous.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who set the scene in a post like a master Holodeck Programmer.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who go out of their way to be the teacher's pet.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and did not receive this award for the previous mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who have their characters get snuggly with another, be it simply falling asleep together or something much more adult oriented.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission and has not received this award for the same character (one of the two, or more, who received it).

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who performs a heroic act, either on their own or as part of a team. Whether it be deifying the odds and saving themselves or swooping in to save the day.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) whose character is on the receiving end of torture for the purposes of the main plot.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who have reached a certain point in their character's relationships and "popped the question".

Eligibility: Anyone who has reached this 'goal point' in their character's relationship.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote or by nominations.


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Awarded to the player(s) whose character is being exceptionally cheesy.

Eligibility: Anyone who has reached this 'goal point' in their character's relationship.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote or by nominations.


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Awarded to the player(s) who's characters are involved in a 'cute' moment or post.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who have given birth to a baby and/or become a parent.

Eligibility: Anyone who has met the criteria during this mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who write an interesting/entertaining tête-à-tête or verbal joust.

Eligibility: Anyone who has met the criteria during this mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


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Awarded to the player(s) who creates a cringe-worthy moment.

Eligibility: Anyone who has met the criteria during this mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.


Mission Specific

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Awarded to the player(s) who have a character manipulated, altered, or in any way affected by a non-corporeal lifeform.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote or by nominations.

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Awarded to the player(s) who take part in a successful Pirate hunt.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote or by nominations.

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Awarded to the player(s) who were part of, and managed to survive, the asteroid strike on the station.

Eligibility: Anyone who has participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote or by nominations.

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Awarded to the Cadet(s) who goes above and beyond the normal expectations for their duties or classes in order to help their colleagues and/or fellow residents of Kepler Station.

Eligibility: Anyone who has a Cadet and participated in the relevant mission.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.



Miscellaneous

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Awarded to the players who exceed the posting output of their fellow players during the two week period surrounding Kepler Station's birthday.

Eligibility: Anyone who participated during the festival.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote or by nominations.


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Awarded to the players who completed the assigned Challenge in the allotted time period.

Eligibility: Anyone who participated during the challenge.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote or by nominations.


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To commemorate the 45th Anniversary of the creation of Star Trek by Gene Roddenberry back in 1966, Kepler Station held a month long Joint Post Festival. During that time points were awarded for various, and constantly changing, reasons to encourage a more creative environment in honour of Gene and the numerous people involved in the shows over the years.

Eligibility: Anyone who participated during the festival.

Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote or by nominations.


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Founded in 1999 by the Simming League, the Tournament of Simulations is an annual competition where role playing games of different clubs and genres compete against each other in a friendly manner. The competition has been continued thanks to the efforts of the current sponsor; Ongoing Worlds.

Eligibility: Anyone selected to participate by the Judging team.

Voting: Judges review a submitted mission / episode / thread from the allotted time period.


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The Ongoing Worlds Medal for Superior Online Roleplaying (affectionately known as the Squiddie Award) is the top honour presented annually by Ongoing Worlds. Each year it is bestowed to three different entities: one person, one sim/game, and one club. Squiddies are presented for exemplifying one or more of the following characteristics:

  • Excellence in Role Playing
  • Originality and Innovation
  • Facilitating the Community Experience

Eligibility: Anyone nominated for the award who did not win the previous year.

Voting: Judges observe the sims as they normally occur during the period of time the Tournament is being held.