I think I realized what the "issue" is (and you probably noticed it already) - the trait bar was moved to the leftNever mind, everything's working. Thanks a lot for your help, I'm sure tons of fun is ahead of me. Cheers.
I gave up with trying to remove roads. any edit I make on that regard seems to make the terrain map be all funky in-game, akin to the problem this guy is having. I have no bloody idea why, but I'll just port the lightly-edited v0.3 terrain map over instead.