Star Control

Star Control: Origins - Ship Design Contest 2 (3rd - 20th August 2018)

Published on Friday, August 3, 2018 By SchismNavigator In Star Control News

Necessity is the mother of invention

Welcome to the second ship design contest! Last year we held our first contest for people with a talent for unorthodox and innovative ship design.

This time we have new prizes, an improved ship designer in Fleet Battles and just a little bit of alien oversight.

How To Enter

  1. Read the contest details below.
  2. Create your amazing ship design in Star Control: Origins – Fleet Battles BETA.
  3. Upload it to the Steam Workshop.
  4. Submit your entry to this thread with a link to the Steam workshop file.

Contest Details


This contest is open to all owners of Star Control: Origins.

These are two requirements for eligibility to participate:


  • All entries must be submitted before 6 PM EDT, August 20th, 2018.
  • All entries must be original, (cannot be duplicate of any current ship).
  • Any entry that appears to violate any copyright or other IP rights will be rejected by Stardock’s discretion.
  • No vulgar or harassing submissions will be accepted.

Rights & Ownership

  • The author of an entry agrees to grant Stardock a perpetual right to use, modify and redistribute the ship in any Stardock product of promotion as they see fit.

Ship Requirements

  • Your ship must be an original design of your own making.
  • It must be fully viable in multiplayer and single player.
  • You must use the standard set of parts and modules in game. No custom XML modding.
  • Only submit one ship design for consideration. Make it your best one!


  • Judges will be Stardock or/and community members that have not participated in the contest.


  • 3 winners will be selected.
  • These 3 winners will have their ships included in-game.
  • Up to 10 runner-ups will be included in a community spotlight.


  • Judges will be Stardock or/and community members that have not participated in the contest.
  • Ships will be judged for three criteria; Look, Feel and Balance.

Rules Modifications

  • Stardock reserves the right to modify these rules at its discretion.

Cancellation of Event

  • This event must have at least 3 entries to be considered viable.

Law and Venue

This Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan. To the maximum extent afforded under the law, the parties hereby agree upon, and submit to, the sole and exclusive jurisdiction and venue for all lawsuits arising from or related to this Agreement (or the performance of a party hereunder) of the Michigan Courts located in Oakland County, Michigan, and to the Federal Courts of the United States of America located in Wayne County, Michigan. This Contest is void where prohibited by law.