Dark Species Shipsets (84 skins)
Author: Crusader Vanguard
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This is a collection of mods that darken the base hull colour of all seven vanilla ship types and introduce 12 different coloured lights based on the RGB colour wheel. This disables the feature that causes ships to be coloured according to the primary flag colour.
Guilli’s Plantoid Ship Graphics Pack (2 skins)
This adds two Plantoid ship variations – light and dark. This mod, of course, requires the Plantoids DLC.
Stellar Warpaints (21 skins)
Antharis has included 21 additional ship types in this mod, with a focus on the Reptilian ships (seven variations).
Because of the size of this mod, you’ll also need Stellar Warpaints Part 2 – Runtime Fix. Alternatively, you could just use Stellar Warpaints – Performance Edition. These are mutually exclusive options:
- Stellar Warpaints + Stellar Warpaints Part 2 – Runtime Fix
- Stellar Warpaints – Performance Edition
The author specifically points out compatibility with:
- More Ship Classes
- Epic Explosions (but not Epic Explosions fix for Downscaled Ships)
You will need a patch if you also use Downscaled Ships.
Twinks Bloodelf Cityscape And Animated Portraits
Retextures the vanilla Avian ships with a lustrous gold sheen.
The desire for gold ships is real. If you skipped past it, check out the Golden Fallen Empire ships mentioned above. For a lighter gold colour see Golden Avian Ships by Bjusterbaarlik. This hasn’t got its own entry because there appear to be some incompatibilities with mods that Twink315’s does support.