So I've compiled quite a bit of feedback from people this week. The first order of business is to re-work the map interface. Many people have been talking about changing the animation and using the buttons to reinforce the main game mechanic. So... I'll totally do those things. Here's the first thing I do when I'm working on a system. I think about it. Then comes the sketch of the re-work on paper. This is a most valuable reference in the context of this feature. Image related.
I love paper. Soon I'll be out. Gotta get more.