I just did the math on completing all the sector defense and star cluster accolades (up to 70 runs of each cluster and sector). It's a grand total of 1400 runs of all the missions combined. Assuming you're able to complete all of them within the half-hour cooldown of all the missions, that's 700 hours of gameplay to finish all of it. Given I'm averaging 3-5 runs of these missions a day, I'll finish them all...in about six months, ha ha ha.
Not to mention, they all net about 1200 points (give or take), which isn't exactly a huge amount, but it would put me at ~6600. Looking at what else I'm missing, I can get another 500 from the rest of my kill accolades, and around 450 from the "hidden" accolades I missed, according to the wiki page. That still leaves me short of you all-star guys, heh.
I created the above link as a guide for those who want to keep track of their accolades in a simple manner. There are now several sources online that can provide hints on how to get the accolades and give descriptions of them, but if you want to just make sure you have everything, checking them off as you go down the list in STO, this was made for you.
I'm slowly making my way through my accolades too but annoyed that the explores and defends appear not to be retroactive as I'm sure I did some of these more than it says I have but something tells me they are abnd I didn't do as many as I thought. Anyway all I can do is do is keep working on them a bit at a time whilst doing VA dailies for 3 feds and leveling 1 kling. Closing on 1000 orions...pew pew!
I would beg you however, if you have the time ofcourse, to put it up somewhere in xls format so I (we) can mark progress somehow!
Thanks in advance!
I put it on the wiki in plain text format without all the bells and whistles so you can do just that.
Nevertheless, here is it in Excel format: http://www.mediafire.com/?uh6qb7x3ehx6j0h (both Federation and Klingon).
Feel free to send me rare Mk XI consoles as thanks
you will see that quarn put in descriptions to almost every accolade.....how and where to obtain the accolades
his list is at the moment not up to date but it is still very useful if a newbie wants to gain all accolades.....because of the detailed descriptions to each accolade
for example when i look in your list under exploration accolades: Cleaning up Their Mess......ok but now i don't know where to gain this accolade....in quarns list he wrote: Check the Gorn Victim on Kassae IV and Mission: Researcher Rescue (Klingon Front).
Tip: Scan the dead body in the middle of the room of where the boss is.
if you could just merge these 2 accolade lists(if quarn agrees with it of course) then it would be perfect!!