Mod Creation in Distant Worlds Edit
With the Distant Worlds Universe expansion release, much of the content can now be modified, allowing you to customize your game experience.
Want to add your own alien races to the game? Maybe you want to predefine your own characters that appear in the game? Do you have some custom ship pictures you want to use in the game? Or maybe you just want to hear different music while playing the game? All of these changes are possible in Distant Worlds.
The Distant Worlds Modding Guide describes which content you can customize, and explains how to do it. Some of the Modding Guide released with the game is a little unspecific, and has been expanded on below: