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Player-chosen Awards

Award Name Description Template Name
Best Newcomerx1 Best Newcomer This award is given to the best new (non-returning) player. Best Newcomer Award
Best Character Developmentx1 Best Character Development This award is given to the character that has demonstrated the most IC development, be it emotional, mental, spiritual, etc. Best Character Development Award
Best Plot Developmentx1 Best Plot Development This award is given out to the story arc that developed into something beyond what was expected. Best Plot Development Award
Most Captivating Threadx1 Most Captivating Thread This award is given to the thread that we just couldn't stop reading. Must. Know. What. Happens! Most Captivating Thread Award
Most Tear-Jerking Threadx1 Most Tear-Jerking Thread This award is granted to the writers of the thread that most tugged on people's heartstrings and destroyed them. Most Tear-Jerking Thread Award
Best Non-Channelling Combatx1 Best Non-Channelling Combat This award is given out for the best involvement of a good old fashioned fight. Best Non-Channelling Combat Award
Most Creative Use of the One Powerx1 Most Creative Use of the One Power This award is for inventiveness when it comes to using the One Power for non-combat purposes. Creative One Power Award
Best (New) Biographyx1 Best (New) Biography This award is given out to the character with the most intriguing biography. Best New Biography Award
Best Dynamic Duo / Couplex1 Best Dynamic Duo / Couple For the two characters that become thick as thieves, besties, partners in crime. Romance is optional! Best Couple Award
Best Star Crossed Loversx1 Best Star Crossed Lovers This goes out to the couple that is fated - or doomed - to be together. Best Star Crossed Lovers Award
Best Villainx1 Best Villain This award is granted to the writer(s) of the most monstrous character, be they a PC, PSC, or NPC. Best Villain Award
Best Fanficx1 Best Fanfic This award is given out to the writer of the best fanfic, be it for the eloquent prose, exceptional creativity, the captivating plot arc, or excellent character development. Best Fanfic Award
Tower's Choice Awardx1 Tower's Choice Award Awarded by a popular vote to a player each award season. There is no particular criteria beyond selecting the player people felt excelled in the last few months. Tower Choice Award
Friendship Ribbonx1 Friendship Ribbon For the development of a meaningful character relationship. Friendship Ribbon
Not Friendship Ribbonx1 Friendship Ribbon For the development of a meaningful character enmity. Frenemies also welcome. Not Friendship Ribbon
I Ship It! Ribbonx1 I Ship It! Ribbon For the two characters most or least likely to hook up. I Ship It Ribbon

Admin-chosen RP Awards

Award Name Description Template Name
Non-Player Character Ribbonx1 Non-Player Character Ribbon Awarded for the meaningful development of non-player characters. NPC Ribbon
The Sheathed Swordx1 The Sheathed Sword This award is granted to those who inflict mental and/or physical trauma on their character(s), and then delve into the resulting emotions and choices in a realistic manner. This should never be awarded if the action(s) taken to receive these injuries benefited the character's goals. Sheathed Sword Ribbon
The Mark of Friendshipx1 The Mark of Friendship This award is granted for playing a character who goes out of their way to befriend others. This person does all they can to include everyone, making sure that none are left out or left alone. Mark of Friendship Award
The Mark of Trainingx1 The Mark of Training Awarded to those that go out of their way to assist in the training of others. It can be by running several classes at once, or by being a constant presence in the Training and Channelling Yards. This is the person sought by the masses and is there, ready and willing, to teach them. Mark of Training Award
Purple Heartx1 Purple Heart Awarded to a character who is seriously injured as a result of purposeful direct or indirect enemy hostility in combat. Or for contracting a serious and debilitating illness caused by deliberate enemy attack. The injury or illness should result in permanent or significant physical or psychological debilitation - through which the player contributed superb posts relevant to the situation. Purple Heart Award
Blaze of Glory Awardx1 Blaze of Glory Award Rarely do we see the completion of a character's life; yet this character's story has a beginning, a middle, and an ending. The player not only willingly self-terminated their character, but did so in a dramatic and/or endearing way. The ending must be in "a blaze of glory" with superior epic or poetic quality. Blaze of Glory Award
The Blade, Fang and Flame's Commendationx1 The Blade, Fang and Flame's Commendation Awarded by the Amyrlin Seat, the M'Hael, or the Master/Mistress of Arms in appreciation for any act or contribution to the Tower which is especially supererogatory, rising above and beyond expectations. Triumvirate Ribbon
The Golden Blade, Fang and Flamex1 The Golden Blade, Fang and Flame This award is nominated by anyone, but ratified and bestowed by the Triumvirate to the most outstanding writers in the Tower. Triumvirate Award

Admin (or HoA)-chosen Ajah Ribbons

Award Name Description Template Name
Moiraine Ribbon for Justicex1 Moiraine Ribbon for Justice This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the Blue Ajah with enthusiasm and dedication. Service is superior and exemplifies the Ajah. Blue Ajah Ribbon
Rashima Ribbon for Valourx1 Rashima Ribbon for Valour This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the Green Ajah with enthusiasm and dedication. Service is superior and exemplifies the Ajah. Green Ajah Ribbon
Nynaeve Ribbon for Healingx1 Nynaeve Ribbon for Healing This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the Yellow Ajah with enthusiasm and dedication. Service is superior and exemplifies the Ajah. Yellow Ajah Ribbon
Elayne Ribbon for Innovationx1 Elayne Ribbon for Innovation This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the Indigo Ajah with enthusiasm and dedication. Service is superior and exemplifies the Ajah. Indigo Ajah Ribbon
Ferane Ribbon for Logicx1 Ferane Ribbon for Logic This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the White Ajah with enthusiasm and dedication. Service is superior and exemplifies the Ajah. White Ajah Ribbon
Serancha Ribbon for Diplomacyx1 Serancha Ribbon for Diplomacy This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the Grey Ajah with enthusiasm and dedication. Service is superior and exemplifies the Ajah. Grey Ajah Ribbon
Verin Ribbon for Knowledgex1 Verin Ribbon for Knowledge This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the Brown Ajah with enthusiasm and dedication. Service is superior and exemplifies the Ajah. Brown Ajah Ribbon
Pevara Ribbon for Humanityx1 Pevara Ribbon for Humanity This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the Red Ajah with enthusiasm and dedication. Service is superior and exemplifies the Ajah. Red Ajah Ribbon
Alviarin Ribbon for Deceitx1 Alviarin Ribbon for Deceit This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the Black Ajah with enthusiasm and dedication. Service is superior and exemplifies the Ajah. Black Ajah Ribbon
Lan Ribbon for Wardingx1 Lan Ribbon for Warding This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the Warder Yards with enthusiasm and dedication. Service is superior and exemplifies the Warder Yards. Warder Ajah Ribbon
Egwene Ribbon for Leadershipx1 Egwene Ribbon for Leadership This ribbon is awarded to a character who serves and/or upholds the ideals of the Grey Tower with enthusiasm and dedicated. Service is superior and exemplifies the Blade, Fang and Flame. All Ajah Ribbon

Admin-chosen Site Involvement Awards

Award Name Description Template Name
Of All Ajahs and None Cookiex1 Of All Ajahs and None Cookie Awarded by the Amyrlin Seat, the M'Hael, or the Master/Mistress of Arms for performing a humble service to the benefit of the entire Tower. Examples include selflessly aiding the recruitment of aspirants into Ajahs other than one's own or reporting broken links. All Ajah Cookie
The Golden Broomx1 The Golden Broom Awarded to active members of the site who deserve a reward for 'adulting' under duress. Golden Broom Ribbon
Officer's Sanity Ribbonx1 Officer's Sanity Ribbon Awarded to a player in thanks for helping to keep an Officer sane. The player may have taken initiative to play an active role in a project or significant RP, been a helpful posting partner, given OOC administrative assistance, or simply was extra supportive and encouraging. Officer Sanity Ribbon
Officer's Insanity Ribbonx1 Officer's Insanity Ribbon Awarded to an Officer who goes through extreme, even insane measures to get something done. Officer Insanity Ribbon
Builder's Ribbonx1 Builder's Ribbon Awarded to an officer or player who has contributed a significant amount of time and effort to the development of our Library. Builder Ribbon
Community Ribbonx1 Community Ribbon Awarded to a player for going out of their way to help the players connect with one another, and knit the Grey Tower closer together. Community Ribbon
The Ajah Torchx1 The Ajah Torch Awarded to a player who built an abandoned Ajah back up from the ground. This includes building a new Ajah Hall, becoming a strong IC and OOC presence, and recruiting aspirants to the Ajah. Ajah Torch Award
The Builder's Hammerx1 The Builder's Hammer Awarded to a player for devoting extraordinary time and energy to create and maintain the Grey Tower site and/or system(s) for the benefit of the Tower and its players. This medal recognizes these efforts and acknowledges the blood, sweat and tears they pour into facilitating the community. Builder Award
The Golden Wheelx1 The Golden Wheel Given to the host or hosts of an MRP that was plotted, played, and concluded with special care for detail and the involvement and development of all participants. Golden Wheel Award

MRP Awards

Award Name Description Template Name
Awarded for participation in the Winds of Chaos MRP. Winds of Chaos MRP Ribbon Awarded for participation in the 2016 Winds of Chaos MRP Winds of Chaos MRP Ribbon
Awarded for participation in The Children MRP. The Children MRP Ribbon Awarded for participation in the 2016 The Children MRP The Children MRP Ribbon
Awarded for participation in the Legacy of Darkness MRP. Legacy of Darkness MRP Ribbon Awarded for participation in the 2017 Legacy of Darkness MRP Legacy of Darkness MRP Ribbon
Awarded for participation in the Mundus Vult Decipi MRP. Mundus Vult Decipi MRP Ribbon Awarded for participation in the 2017 Mundus Vult Decipi MRP Mundus Vult Decipi MRP Ribbon
The Bronze Towerx1 The Bronze Tower Given to participants in an MRP whose characters provide consistent support throughout multiple plot arcs, but who do not "own" an arc, or may not remain active throughout the entire MRP. Bronze Tower Award
The Silver Towerx1 The Silver Tower Given to participants in an MRP who take ownership of a plot arc and see it through from beginning to end, or who are consistently active throughout the entire MRP without leading any specific plot. Silver Tower Award
The Gold Towerx1 The Gold Tower Given to participants in an MRP who demonstrate exemplary writing and character development while taking ownership of a plot arc that drives the entire MRP forward. Can also be awarded to non-hosts for consistent and selfless OOC assistance with running the MRP. Gold Tower Award