Issued for September, 2019. “I’m going to nominate Christine Descharmes again. I always feel its a little unfair to put someone in the running multiple times, and I feel like I have nominated her so many times. Christine has helped a lot this month though, with a lot of good posts, subplots, extra behind the scenes work, future plot lines, and helping me work through current plots. She is always willing to jump in and help get something going, to create or bring in an NPC to move things along. She’s really kept a high quality of the post and is quick to work with every member of the crew. She is one of the best players and a great member to have. I’m happy to have been able to play alongside her for so many years, and she absolutely deserves another win for Player of the Month.”
“For this month, I’ll be highlighting an ongoing relationship post. James and Christine posted Behind Closed Doors, which is such a simple post and idea in the ongoing subplot between the two that it eschews a lot extras. There is nothing distracting from the story presented. These are two players that have been with the Shanghai for years, and two have been in a relationship for a long time (years). And it shows. Both are excellent writers, and a quiet moment between the two is a breath of fresh air and a very enjoyable read. It is a great post, and of a type that is often overlooked.”
The Starfleet Medal of Commendation is awarded once a year to players who show extreme dedication and resilience to their task force and Bravo Fleet as a whole. This medal, given on Gene Roddenberry’s birthday, recognizes those in our community who go above and beyond their call to service.
A long time member of the simm, she is always a great roleplayer. In the past couple of months she’s proven that in post after post – but more importantly in good communication with other players, ideas for the simm, and behind the scene chats to just make sure everything keeps going smoothly. Communication always makes the simm feel more alive, even when we’re a bit slower than usual and too often goes overlooked with players.