While I'm not planning on currently working on this, I have decided to release this design document I wrote when a mod idea came to me on the weekend.
Helghast race mod
The Helghast are parody of grimdark sci-fi. As such, their society is basically fascist, and their comically incompetent and uses outdated tactics.
Humour mostly revolves around making fun of sci-fi villain clichés. Like any good Starbound race humour still varies however.
Helghast take mainly inspiration from dieselpunk with a dash of cyberpunk. Villages consist mainly of concrete, and dilapidated furniture. Dungeons on the other hand are high tech fortresses, much more colourful and interesting, being stereotypical bond villain lairs. They'd also have airships, to add to the variety of sky pirate "villages".
Likewise, race armours start out resembling the Helghast from Killzone, who these are named after and the Nazis from Wolfenstein: The New Order, but later