Major Factions Starting Populations, Version: 1.0 Zip Archive with mod files within
How to install:
1) Download this file & open the zip
2) Go to [My]Documents/Endless Space 2/Community (Create the Community folder if it does not exist)
3) Drag the MajorFactionsStartingPopulations folder from the downloaded zip file into the Community folder
4) Launch Endless Space 2
(If the game was already running it must be restarted, as it only checks for mods at launch)
5) Open the Mods Menu in-game from the main menu select the tickbox next to Major Factions Starting Populations (along with any other mods you wish to use) and click confirm in the bottom right.
It now should have the list of mods active in the bottom right.
(Note: you must re-select mods each time you launch the game)