here was the reasoning:
this happened a while back, as you'll see
Shame, that's a pretty poor reason. not too worry i don't use the out of the box Sov's anyway personally... was just curious.
Thanks for the response all.
Actually just thought I might clarify.. when I said "poor reason", what I mean is, the traits and background and everything were done and it seems they were actually fleshed out pretty well so it's a bit of a shame they got dropped. But anyways all good, love the game, love the ability to create faction/sovs/units. Thanks Stardock.