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I've just started this game and was set back right away by it's cumbersome UI. I haven't seen anyone else on the forums complain so I figured everyone just went on with getting used to it. Anyway, I'll put a list of what I thought would be improvements. 1) A radial menu. I have seen a few mods in Minecraft that implement those in one form or another, but you'll probably best remember this from Crysis. Having to click, move the mouse and make that a few more times to get to a command/stat you're searching for is a daunting process. Add a customizable radial menu. Click, drag your mouse in a direction of the command you want to execute and release the mouse. Done. Also, one could adjust the radius of the menu, number of "slices" and maybe even set it up to execute different commands depending on how far have you pulled the mouse. Crysis had 5 slices and the menu was very narrow. Here it could be made to look like the target in the game of Darts if you wanted to. 2) Toggle "L-click to look". This one I've felt in the X3 game. When moving around, I very much like to be able to turn without the need to hold down a button. So I'd like a toggle button that inverses that and would rebind L-click to Space or Ctrl to temporarily get my cursor back in order to click something. Of-course, toggling it back when there's a lot to do with a cursor should remain. 3) Custom commands on a hotbar. WoW is a perfect example of a good UI. You have buttons on your UI that can be called by any key combination, do any (!single!) command in the game, and can show the text and a number of your choice on it. Executing one command for one hardware input action is permitted. Why not make it available in-game? I don't like taking my cursor for a stroll each time I want to see another stat. I want to see that stat/skill/ability/item on my UI without the whole window obstructing my view. Compass, as it is now, is a great example. But it's only one element. Any square on a hotbar like that should be configurable to show the state of a compass. Another could show my right hand. Yet a few others could imitate the toolbelt. Heck! Remake the toolbelt to be this hotbar! In WoW, I could make one button show the number of Iron Ores I had, show the cooldown of one ability, mouseover tooltip of another, icon of my equipped helmet, custom name on the button and it could use one of my trinkets if I activated it. Edit: I know that this game is based around gameplay depth much more than being fancy, but so is Dwarf Fortress! Considering depth and what you can do, it's the best game out there. And it's free to play, mod, automate, etc. But it's not fancy at all. And that's why it has few players playing it.