This might be controversial but I feel the "disabled pause" map modifier/ penalty from clearing out the rainpunk foundry is out of place in the game. My main concern here is accessibility - for disabled players who are unable to control the map as fast as others the pause function is pretty much essential. It would not be as big of a problem if it was only the map modifier since you can choose not to settle it, but the rainpunk foundry is a problem because it means that as a disabled player you have to think twice if you actually want to open any forbidden groves. I'm sure there would be another interesting debuff you could come up with there.
Agreed, as someone with a connective tissue disorder and a bad left hand, I depend heavily on being able to pause and preload commands. It sucks to have a key accessibility feature taken away as a modifier.