I'm (sorta) back after a couple months hiatus. But with a new years resolution to lurk more and not get so distracted in random stuff that detracts from the actual purpose of being here and making a game...
It's not going very well so far, maybe I should leave again.
Just going to use stationary water for the randomized maps. Sure, particles would look cool... But this is about compromising and not spending countless hours making the perfect water particle for each set piece with water.
Maybe I should get rid of the Banish ability in my game. It's a non-elemental spell that doesn't even appear in the magic chart. It's only there because my Elementalist doesn't use light or dark magic. It only effects summoned creatures.