Crew Awards

Commanding Officer’s Medal of Honor Commanding Officer’s Medal of Honor
To justify the award, the individual's service must clearly be rendered conspicuous above his or her comrades by an act so outstanding that it clearly distinguishes his or her gallantry beyond the call of duty from lesser forms of bravery; and it must be the type of deed which if not done would not subject the individual to any justified criticism. The deed must be without detriment to the mission of the command or to the command to which attached. This medal is given to a player only once. They must outshine all others on the simm, both IC and OOC and is given for battling overwhelming real life or in character odds to be the best player of the year. Given once a year to the most outstanding player; decided by Administration only, and may only be won by a player one time in his career with the Islandica.
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The XO’s Order of the Lion The XO’s Order of the Lion
This award is given by the Executive Officer to the person who has intricate knowledge of the simulation, and is excellent to work with. This person knows how to make the forum a relaxing atmosphere, and assists in keeping the mood up. They also put great care into their posts, and continuously distinguish themselves IC and OOC.
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Distinguished Service Medal Distinguished Service Medal
Awarded to members who distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious service by being the most active person within the simulation. This person is always posting and goes out of their way to make missions more enjoyable.
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Medal of Achievement Medal of Achievement
Awarded to any member who is a pleasure to work with. Recipients post without asking for assistance, and continue to move the story along; they also present new ideas for the betterment of the simulation.
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Decoration of Honor Decoration of Honor
Awarded to crewmembers who continue to go beyond the standard posting requirements. They are continually involved with the story, and are always advancing the storyline.
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Meritorious Expeditionary Team Medal Meritorious Expeditionary Team Medal
Awarded to the most dynamic ‘away team’ in a mission. This award is not always given out; however, it represents overcoming great obstacles and making the ‘away team’ shine in the mission.
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Recruitment Medal Recruitment Medal
Given to those who recruit quality people for the simulation. The person recruited must stay with the simulation for at least 90 days before the person who recruited them is eligible.
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Treatise Award Treatise Award
Awarded to those who create more then just a bland paragraph per post. Their posts are in-depth, fun, and interesting to read. They must show this ability continuously to be eligible for this award. This is awarded for In Character Posting only.
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Distinguished Volunteer Award Distinguished Volunteer Award
Awarded to an individual that volunteers their spare time to help the simm and/or the Fleet in a significant way, such as designing graphics for use on the site or helping with site maintenance.
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Rivalry Ribbon Rivalry Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that develops a convincing and heated rivalry with another character or NPC.
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Commissioning Ribbon Commissioning Ribbon
Awarded to all individuals that actively participate in a ship’s Shakedown Mission.
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Cupid Award Cupid Award
Awarded for establishing a meaningful romantic relationship, either with another character or an NPC.
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Mission Development Ribbon Mission Development Ribbon
awarded to an individual that is instrumental in developing the current mission through quality, easy to understand posts.
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Friendship Ribbon Friendship Ribbon
Awarded to an individual that develops a convincing and meaningful friendship with another character or NPC. (Romantic relationships qualify for the Cupid Award instead.)
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Humboldt Award Humboldt Award
Awarded to an individual that creates a new species and all the data that goes with it.
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