Top 15 Best Starsector Mods in 2021

Top 15 Best Starsector mods in 2021


I don’t know if you guys are familiar with FTL or Battlevoid: Harbinger, but those games are just like Starsector with mods at best.

But since we’re about the best mods here, why don’t we show you guys our best picks for the must-have Starsector mods this year? So, yeah, let’s check our best picks for the Top 15 Best Starsector mods in 2021. Let’s go.

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#15 Legacy of Arkgneisis

Created by: Gwyvern

This mod adds a faction of people who’d rather fight unfair fights than courageously fight uphill battles. This mod opens up new factions into the game by adding Anarakis Reparations Society, a smart gang of plunderers.

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14 Lightshow

Created by: TheTartiflette

One of the “best” mods to use to put on a light show while destroying enemy fleets. There are no special effects on this mod except the fact that having various lights on your beams makes your ship a little bit more bright and less gloomy.

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#13 Scy Nation

Created by: TheTartiflette

Basically, these guys are bandits or space pirates. Kinda like the scum of the Earth, except they’re in space. As always, these guys are savages, merciless slavers, and pretty much those you won’t trust to have your back.

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#12 Version Checker

Created by: ALazyWizard

This is an ESSENTIAL mod for every Starsector game and mods. This mod allows you to check if there’s an update available for both the base game and the mods you’ve installed. It’s pretty important since we don’t always check our game or mod version, this mod does it for you.

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#11 Arsenal Expansion

Created by: InventorRaccoon

Pretty much an add-on for the vanilla game, which drops some of the best possible ship addition, weapons, and fighter wings that are still tied to the game’s base version. There’s also some campaign content available.

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#10 Autosave Mod

Created by: ALazyWizard

Hate losing your progress? Don’t worry, this mod gotchu. ALazyWizard’s laziness peaked and it’s contagious that you don’t need to save manually, this mod does the work for you.

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#9 Common radar

Created by: ALazyWizard

Another one of ALazyWizard’s creations, this mod adds a minimalistic radar to your game. Pretty good, nothing bad in terms of design, and it works fine.

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#8 Outer Rim Alliance

Created by: TheTartiflette

Nah, bro. This isn’t Star Wars, but I wish it was. Outer Rim Alliance is basically just like the Corpus faction in Warframe, except they’re not capitalists. The ORA is a faction whose purpose is to help the misfortunate. With the motto of “We help the poor, lift the desperate, mend the broken, and together, we build a better future.”

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#7 Console Commands Mod

Created by: ALazyWizard

Pretty straightforward and direct to the point. With this mod, you can directly access the console command prompt, which allows you to modify certain values of the game. Please be advised that this mod might not work with complete overhaul mods.

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#6 Diable Avionics Corporation

Created by: TheTartiflette

These ruthless killers will stop at nothing like to dominate the entire region of space. They mostly use median technology, but their top-tier mobility allows them to outmaneuver everyone in the battlefield or battlespace in this case.

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#5 Combat Chatter Mod

Created by: Histidine

It’s always great to have some form of immersion in the game, this mod does it for you. When your ship gets damaged, you’ll see some form of combat chatter on your screen, detailing the status of the ship and what’s currently happening. It’s a good reminder to take care of your ships and avoid fights that can mostly kill you in a few shots.

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#4 Unknown Skies

Created by: TheTartiflette

Unknown Skies is basically an expansion mod that allows you to explore over 30 new planet types, a wide variety of explorable and uncharted systems, exotic planetary conditions, and [pretty much everything you want in a space game.

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#3 Nexerelin Mod

Created by: Histidine

It’s Starsector, but it’s a 4X Grand strategy game, because why not?

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#2 MagicLib Mod

Created by: TheTartiflette

This is an open-source “library” of mods that modders and users can access. Pretty important, especially if you have a lot of mods that need micromanaging.

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#1 LazyLib Mod

Created by: ALazyWizard

This mod is pretty similar to MagicLib, with the exception that it’s not open-source, but can include a wide variety of other Starsector mods.

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