Thx for the compliments!
I tagged that commit for now: https://github.com/fricy/Spacefox/archive/40.24-fr.zip, I'll see what I can do about it in the future. My problem with Spacefox is that the original author is gone, and it's becoming unfocused, the recent additions are not really Spacefoxy... I'm not promising to distribute two versions of the same pack, but maybe I'll have some time to maintain two forks. I'll think about what's best.
OK thanks, and fair enough!
I don't know precisely which changes you're referring to as 'recent' - whether that means the very new ones in the last few weeks, or includes any changes this year or whatever? To be honest, if there had to be "one" Spacefox, my vote would be for the July 2015 version. I don't know if that's still "spacefoxy" or not, but I figure at the very least it has to be more Spacefoxy than what's in right now, simply by virtue of having fewer new changes.
I do like the latest additions, and a lot of it feels like an improvement. But I'm coming to the feeling that the Workshops are a bit much. With July 2015 Spacefox, I am pretty good at recognising any workshop (in a large cluster of varied workshops) from a quick glance. I have found I am losing that ability in Latest Spacefox. The graphics are better, but they're also a little harder to distinguish - there's a lot of dark tiles, and the 'unique' part of each Workshop is a little harder to pick out, at least for me. That may be partly because I've got a lot fewer hours in Latest than I do in July. But I do feel like it's got a bit 'heavier' if you know what I mean.
On the other hand, some of the other stuff I definitely do prefer - like the new stones, walls, farms and more.
Perhaps my perfect Spacefox would be the new stuff from Latest, but the Workshops from July (and also the original numbers from July, because although the new numbers look great on water/magma, they completely kill Designation Priorities which I can't live without.) But I'm sure that's just something I'd use locally, I don't think the world needs yet another Spacefox combo.
So whatever you decide to use as your master I can always keep my own local preferred version anyway, so it's no big deal. But I will say that if you did decide to go back to July, you would get a vote from me: I think on balance I prefer the clean look of July to the fancier-but-heavier look of Latest, and if I had to pick one or the other (no merging of the two) I would go back to July.
All that said, you may be referring to a yet-older, original version of Spacefox I've not seen!
In the meantime I am going to keep playing with Latest as per your pack, putting in a good few 10s of hours in a new game just to be sure of my preferences. Which I can now do because..
On the other hand I saw a recent twbt addition that may address your problem. The command should work in 0.9.18.
Fixed! Thank so much. I thought I was keeping up with the TWBT thread but obviously I am not, because I missed that completely.
So mifki did already do the fix and yes it works great - and with no overall FPS hit at all. There is sometimes a slight lag when I scroll, but it's no big deal at all and most importantly total FPS and GFPS stay the same (which are v low for me on OSX vs Windows, but that's a different story.)
That sounds promising. ('got ninja'd, whatever, leaving this here)
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