Steel Striders

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The Steel Striders can be the 3rd faction you fight, up to the 8th, and focus on realistic designs.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Formerly known as the Steel Empire, this once great nation had a long history of cooperation and was the ruling power of Neter. During the first planetary invasion of the Scarlet Dawn it took the combined power of the Steel Empire and the focused might of the Tribal Gray Talons to stand up to the invaders. The war was long and brutal, but ultimately the Empire and the Talons pushed the Scarlet Dawn back into space

The Steel Striders are the remnants of a massive nation known as the Steel Empire, who at one time held control over most of Neter. Despite the Steel Empire's best efforts, they were unable to claim the territory of the Gray Talons, who took to the skies long ago(some sources say 200 years, others say millennia). The Gray Talons' flying battleships proved superior to the Empire's naval power and rebuffed any incursions from the Steel Empire. Some say the Gray Talons could have become the rulers of Neter, if not for their introverted tribal nature and fractious, internecine squabbling. The Empire soon learned to leave them to their in-fighting, and left them alone.


War had come to the Steel Striders, due to the arrival of an alien faction, the Scarlet Dawn. The Empire Fully committed to the war with these alien invaders, but as the war dragged on over the course of 50 years, the various power blocs within the Empire became restless. The rigours of war left many factions disenfranchised, as taxation, piracy, and heavy handed policies pushed the factions to the brink of secession. Had it not been for the temporary alliance with the Gray Talons, the Empire would not have prevailed against the Scarlet Dawn. With the two forces combined, they were able to defeat the Scarlet Dawn.


During the war with the Scarlet Dawn, the seeds of the Empire's dissolution were planted. As the war raged on, the Steel Empire began pulling more warships to the front lines, leaving fewer ships for patrol and convoy protection. Piracy became rampant, and trading corporations found their convoys under constant attack without the Empire's Navy to defend them. The corporations saw little benefit of the heavy taxes they paid to support the Empire, whose navy was unable to protect the corporation's convoys and interests. They soon seceded and formed their own faction-nation, known as the Onyx Watch. Headquartered in the tundras of Cold Loch, they found their money better spent constructing their own navy, and defending their convoys and interests abroad.


Later on, sensing the weakness of the Empire, the White Flayers formed and seceded from the Empire. Located in the Empire's heartland, These religious zealots, led by the enigmatic High Priests, rebelled from the Empire and took with them several advanced warships, as well as a large portion of the Empire's population. They now reside in their chapels in High Lorham, worshipping their Flayed God.


During the White Flayers' rebellion, The top scientists and research divisions of the Empire seceded, forming the Lightning Hoods. Little is known about their motivations.


After the dissolution of the Steel Empire, the remaining power blocs and loyalists became what is now known as the Steel Striders.

Corporations[edit | edit source]

  • Rapromium Heavy Industries
  • Aerodyne Incorporated
  • Equilibrium Industries
  • Selachii Industries
  • Subaquatic Inovations (spelt as in-game)

Loadout[edit | edit source]

Steel Striders have similar designs to real-world warships. They are light but well armoured, being made of a good amount of Alloy and Metal, and have Advanced Cannons on turrets, and the turrets fire at a reasonable rate; some fire quite quickly. Their planes however are one of the deadliest.

Style[edit | edit source]

Steel Striders assumes an alternative modern aesthetic. This aesthetic combines modern hull work and superstructure with some cold war aesthetic as well. For example, the Steel Striders' Pride of the Fleet, the Thyr, has tall superstructure characteristic of ww2 designs, and not appearing so much on modern designs in real life, along with three frontal superfiring triple-barrel turrets - another characteristic not fit to modern times - Yet also incorporates modern hull work such as a 45° bow, 45° sloped turrets or modern-looking radars. The aesthetic is an amalgamation of realistic designs, from lots of different time periods, giving it a characteristic realistic look, yet still remaining unique to community designs. Some subsections of Steel Striders are painted to have shark figureheads, and the stealthy Spectre is very similar to modern ships, but most ships follow the alternative modern aesthetic.

Bordering Factions[edit | edit source]

The Steel Striders has the Scarlet Dawn to the East, Twin Guard to the West, Onyx Watch to the South-west and White Flayers to the South.

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Player: Friendly [30]

Deepwater Guard: Suspicious [25]

Onyx Watch: Suspicious [25]

White Flayers: Aggressive Expansion [-40]

Twin Guard: Allied To the End [75]

Lightning Hoods: Hatred [-80]

Gray Talons: Friendly [45]

Scarlet Dawn: Aggressive Expansion [-40]

In-game designs[edit | edit source]

WIP

Easy Designs
Name Corporation Type Campaign Battle Points Volume in m³ Spawn Chance Top Speed in m/s
Allegiance Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 15 2,287 10% in All Designs, 5% in GSPG, 15% in SwFJE 16.5
Chrysaetos Equilibrium Industries Helicopter 30 2,043 20% in All Designs, 10% in FFaS, 10% in CF, 20% in GG 23.0
Defiance Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 12 1,986 15% in GSPG, 20% in FFaS, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in CSF, 20% in SaS 15.0
Dromaeo Equilibrium Industries Helicopter 8 356 20% in All Designs, 20% in HG, 20% in GG, 20% in CF 22.3
Gannus Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 37 16,520 15% in All Designs, 20% in GSPG, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 10.8
Hammer Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 25 3,606 10% in All Designs, 20% in GSPG, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in CSF, 20% in SaS 13
Iron Maiden Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 40 12,408 15% in All Designs, 20% in FFaS, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 10.4
Reef Shark Selachii Industries Ship 20 1,522 15% in GSPG, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 10.4
Spiral Aerodyne Incorporated Plane 10 497 20% in All Designs, 30% in SwFJE, 20% in BG, 20% in BaF, 20% in NG, 20% in JF 86
Thunderchild Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 35 10,520 15% in All Designs, 15% in GSPG, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 8.2
Tadpole Subaquatic Inovations Submarine 5 283 5% in All Designs, 20% in SG, 20% in SaS 9.5
Regular Designs
Name Corporation Type Campaign Battle Points Volume in m³ Spawn Chance Top Speed in m/s
Aurora OCDS Engineering Plane 18 2,242 20% in All Designs, 20% in GG, 30% in SwFJE 60.8
Banshee Selachii Industries Ship 30 4,795 10% in GSPG, 20% in FFaS, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS, 20% in All Designs 11
Cinder Equilibrium Industries Helicopter 6 715 20% in All Designs, 10% in CF, 20% in HG 34.8
Exter Equilibrium Industries Ship 35 356 25% in All Designs, 15% in GSPG, 40% in SwFJE, 10% in SaS 14.5
Guernsey Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 45 25,652 20% in All Designs, 20% in GSPG, 20% in SwFJE, 20% in FFaS, 20% in 20% in SaS 8.5
Hydra Equilibrium Industries Helicopter 25 3,551 10% in All Designs, 20% in CF, 20% in BaF, 20% in HG, 20% in GG 45.9
Manatee Equilibrium Industries Helicopter 22 2,561 10% in All Designs, 20% in GG, 20% in HG, 10% in SwFJE 37.9
Norge Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 40 21,129a 20% in All Designs, 20% in FFaS, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 9.6
Retribution Aerodyne Incorporated Plane 10 1,132 20% in All Designs, 20% in SwFJE, 20% in GG 106.3
Rhea Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 50 35,750 5% in All Designs, 15% in SwFJE, 10% in SaS, 30% in FFaS 25.1
S.M.S. Daring Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 12 5,280 20% in All Designs, 20% in GSPG, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 3
Sabre Selachii Industries Ship 15 6,692 50% in All Designs, 25% in GSPG, 25% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS, 20% in CF, 20% in FFaS 17
Sacrilego Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 15 3,929 5% in GSPG, 75% in CSF 3
Shadowcat Equilibrium Industries Helicopter 5 656 20% in All Designs, 10% in CF, 20% in GG 29.3
Tigershark Selachii Industries Ship 20 6,155 15% in GSPG, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 3
Type19 Selachii Industries Ship 42 13,784 20% in All Designs, 20% in GSPG, 20% in CF, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 16.2
XB-42 Lynx Aerodyne Incorporated Plane 8 440 10% in All Designs, 20% in CF, 30% in SwFJE, 20% in BG, 20% in BaF 103.1
XF-04 Hake Aerodyne Incorporated Plane 8 249 20% in All Designs, 20% in CF, 30% in SwFJE, 20% in BaF, 20% in Novgard Group, 20% in JF 244.2
Expert Designs
Name Corporation Type Campaign Battle Points Volume in m³ Spawn Chance Top Speed in m/s
Aerotyrant OCDS Engineering Plane 38 13,150 10% in All Designs, 20% in BG, 20% in BaF, 20% in GG 80.2
Annularis Equilibrium Industries Helicopter 38 18,217 10% in All Designs, 90% in CF 15.3
Catshark Selachii Industries Ship 10 4,032 10% in All Designs, 20% in GSPG, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in CSF, 5% in CF, 20% in SaS 3
Excalibur Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 50 29,627 15% in All Designs, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in GSPG 10.3
Falcon Aerodyne Incorporated Plane 12 687 15% in All Designs, 15% in CF, 30% in SwFJE, 20% in BaF, 20% in NG, 20% in JF 136.8
Greatwhite Selachii Industries Ship 50 36,491 10% in All Designs, 20% in FFaS, 40% in SwFJE 12.1
Icarus Equilibrium Industries Helicopter 25 9,177 20% in All Designs, 20% in GG, 20% in FFaS 31.4
Maelstrom OCDS Engineering Plane 18 4,981 10% in All Designs, 20% in BG, 20% in BaF 126.9
Novara Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 40 10,978 20% in GSPG, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in All Designs 9.7
Oracle Selachii Industries Ship 42 19,691 15% in All Designs, 20% in FFaS, 40% in SwFJE 15.1
Panther Subaquatic Inovations Submarine 22 2,411 10% in All Designs, 20% in SG, 20% in SaS 16.3
PredatorX OCDS Engineering Plane 18 4,981 10% in All Designs, 20% in BG, 20% in BaF 126.9
Raptor Aerodyne Incorporated Plane 22 4,494 20% in All Designs, 15% in CF, 30% in SwFJE, 20% in BaF, 20% in NG, 20% in JF 155.5
Remora Subaquatic Inovations Submarine 28 4,145 10% in All Designs 18.8
Spirit OCDS Engineering Plane 10 2,283 10% in All Designs, 10% in CF, 20% in BG, 20% in BaF 121.6
Toad Subaquatic Inovations Submarine 18 2,804 10% in All Designs, 10% in CF, 20% in BG, 20% in BaF 30.1
Trident Selachii Industries Ship 45 30,702 10% in All Designs, 90% in CF 13.8
Trondheim Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 30 23,478 15% in All Designs, 20% in FFaS, 40% in SwFJE 15.1
Typhoon Subaquatic Inovations Submarine 32 6,184 10% in All Designs, 20% in SG, 20% in SaS 10.3
Victoria Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 35 18,798 20% in All Designs, 20% in GSPG, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 3
XF-30 Gannet Aerodyne Incorporated Plane 5 473 10% in All Designs, 20% in CF, 30% in SwFJE, 20% in BaF, 20% in NG, 20% in JF 108.6
Godly Designs
Name Corporation Type Campaign Battle Points Volume in m³ Spawn Chance Top Speed in m/s
Asphodel Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 32 15,436 10% in All Designs, 15% in GSPG, 20% in FFaS, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 15.2
Bayonet Selachii Industries Ship 28 15,485 10% in All Designs, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in GSPG, 20% in FFaS, 20% in SaS 18.2
Black Current Subaquatic Inovations Submarine 40 21,519 10% in All Designs, 20% in SG, 20% in SaS 19.7
Bullshark Selachii Industries Ship 38 26,998 20% in GSPG, 20% in All Designs, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in FFaS 12.2
Cezar Selachii Industries Ship 45 19,796 20% in All Designs, 20% in FFaS, 20% in GSPG 5.9
Fury Aerodyne Incorporated Plane 15 2,915 10% in All Designs, 20% in FFaS, 20% in CF, 20% in SwFJE, 20% in BG, 20% in BaF, 20% in JF 176.2
Kitakami Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 30 8,848 10% in All Designs, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in GSPG, 20% in FFaS, 20% in SaS 18.2
Novgorod OCDS Engineering Airship 35 11,127 10% in All Designs, 10% in BG, 10% in BaF, 50% in NG 38.2
Spectre Selachii Industries Ship 20 11,856 15% in All Designs, 25% in GSPG, 15% in SaS, 10% in SwFJE 13
Thyr Rapromium Heavy Industries Ship 50 37,481 10% in All Designs, 30% in SwFJE, 10% in FFaS 20.7
Valiant Rapromium Industries Ship 25 15,436 10% in All Designs, 15% in GSPG, 20% in FFaS, 40% in SwFJE, 20% in SaS 15.2
Installations, Buildings & Other Lore Designs
Name Corporation Type Campaign Battle Points Volume in m³ Spawn Chance Top Speed in m/s
Air Field N/A Building N/A 14,874 N/A 0
Air Fort Sigmoid N/A Drone N/A 5,990 N/A 3
Ammo Dump N/A Building N/A 711 N/A 0
Anti Air Cannon N/A Building N/A 973 N/A 0
Boat Target Drone N/A Drone N/A 570 N/A 3
Civilian House N/A Building N/A 3,684 N/A 0
Coal Factory N/A Building N/A 8,065 N/A 0
Command Center N/A Building N/A 5,479 N/A 0
Damascus N/A Installation N/A 39,491 N/A 3
Dockyard N/A Building N/A 16,506 N/A 0
Drone Creation Tower N/A Drone N/A 601 N/A 5.3
Floating Target N/A Drone N/A 144 N/A 3
Forward Operating Base N/A Installation N/A 6,082 N/A 3
Four Seasons Missile Test Facility N/A Drone N/A 4,729 N/A 3
Iceberg Logistics Hub N/A Installation N/A 29,984 N/A 11
LAMS Drone N/A Drone N/A 667 N/A 37.5
Liberator Cannon N/A Building N/A 2,725 N/A 0
Limbo N/A Installation N/A 24,546 N/A 3
Long Range Missile Silo N/A Building N/A 1,621 N/A 0
Mining Rig N/A Installation N/A 555 N/A 3
Obelisk N/A Installation N/A 600 N/A 3
Quad Copter Target Drone N/A Drone N/A 356 N/A 15.6
Revox ICBM Facility N/A Building N/A 1,965 N/A 0
Steel Warden N/A Installation N/A 9,286 N/A 3
Submarine Pen N/A Building N/A 20,423 N/A 0
Torpedo Bomber Drone N/A Drone N/A 212 N/A 55.5
Unarmed Tower N/A Building N/A 760 N/A 0
VTOL Drone N/A Drone N/A 143 N/A 29.8
Watchmen N/A Installation N/A 5,227 N/A 3

Special Fleets[edit | edit source]

In-game Description: N/A

In-game Description: N/A

In-game Description: "Karbengo did it"