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Modding Guides List

This thread is for compiling a list of links to forum guides, special posts and other tools for modders of all levels who may need help in particular areas of Stellaris code.

If you have a guide or find something that might be noteworthy, post the link here and the first post will be updated accordingly.
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Paradox's Rules for Mods

Thread by the devs about rules regarding modding the game.

Captain's Log
This thread is meant to keep you updated on what modding features the Usermod Coordinators implement to the game.

Quick Questions Thread
A thread where you can ask modding questions and be answered quickly.

Modding Guides & Help

Making Your First Mod: A Guide For Primitives

This guide will take you over the steps of setting up your mod folder, image and getting it into the workshop.

Stellaris Wiki: Modding

The wiki page that goes over a number of different elements for modding and has links to a variety of other information on modding for the game from the Maya Exporter to Defines.

Stellaris Wiki: Species Modding

This article is about creating new species to add in addition to the ones already in Stellaris. It covers the processes of portrait design, folder arrangement and more.

Modding Basics - A Guide to Stellaris Modding
A thread going over the basic of modding, from custom galaxy creation to music.

Unity Cost Calculator

Importing Custom Ships
A thread on important custom ships, who'd have guessed?

Found No Material to Add
A thread containing a lot of information on custom models and issues that may arise.

Other Tools

Visual Diff: Patch changes
A visual representation of changed files to help you with compatibility of your mods through patches.

Stellaris Mods Reddit
The sub for Stellaris modding. You'll have to google it since Reddit links are not allowed in the forums.


Notepad++
A free and easy to use notepad that makes writing and editing code infinitely easier.

Stellaris Notepad++ Syntax
A compiled Stellaris Syntax Highlighting file for Notepad++
 
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Just for future information: no links to reddit are allowed in any part of the forum or any form. The same applies for moddb unless specific permission. Thought it might be good to keep that in mind while compiling a list.
 

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I don't know how long it has been since the notepad++ syntax has been updated, but i've made my own version based off of the original, and updated it with as many new keywords as i could find. It's probably not 100% complete, but it's more than the old one.

Save this as an .xml file, and import it into Notepad++ via Language > Define Your Language > Import:

Notepad++ Stellaris Syntax By LogicSequence

EDIT: Updated to V2.1
 
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