Paradox, this is why we need to talk about your mods

Last week, Paradox pulled a Stellaris mod that altered the game’s human race to consist of only white people with European names. Stellaris is an excellent 4X Grand Strategy game in which human empires are made up of multicultural populations.

Labelling the mod as “discriminatory”, which made its stance pretty clear. Although Paradox was happy for players to mod its games as they please, there’s a line to be drawn when it comes to matters of race and intolerance.

Why then,