Of particular interest is the Brigand and Pirate factions, because of their similarity to vanilla gameplay, unique heraldry, reskinned modules, and their (compared to other monster nests) broad pool of ship designs.
Gameplay would be wildly different from Conquest mode as we understand it, relying almost entirely on raiding for income instead of passive income. Your limited fleet would force aggressive playstyle, and you get to listen to the awesome pirate theme every battle.
You know, since I earned the Mad Scientist in the monster quizz, I second this notion, but with the Mad Scientist as well
well, i think there is a way to get their lazerbeam thing, and i know you can get fleshcrackers from defeating one