Yep, developing something from scratch takes a lot of time and research.    I have been thinking about the VC Infusions version as well, I miss working on "breaking the VC engine" I think the challenge is worth a revisit! making the VC engine work beyond it's default limits including adding Cleo and steam support. ??? oh and MVL..   Besides there was still a ton of hacks that still had to be added that would fixed the LOD spawning beyond the original map, Swimming animations