One of the alpha testers accurately reported, “the flag on the setup screen is too shiny”. Yes, yes it was. That was originally just a placeholder image until I could do the flags properly, so thanks for reminding me! The player flags are now much more interesting… 8 different patterns with multiple color settings. Below is an example flag choice. Also, the flag is animated now.
And here’s how it looks on the galaxy map (not nearly as impressive, lol):