Thanks to everyone that has shown interest in this! :>
AshDarksideHaha! I like your description a lot! I really want to the player to be panicking upon such an encounter.
TheKasparrrYou're right! I do plan to give the GUI a makeover, and a lot of good advice has been sent my way regarding it, but I also intend to keep it very simple and no-nonsense feeling. May update sometime this week depending on how things go.
You're not the first to question that, but it's just plain ol' pixel pushing. Albeit with slightly less precision than the other elements because it was a large job and I was happy with the effect I arrived at!