New games that involve auto-generating terrain (e.g. Earth-like, Abandoned World) do not generate the water/ether on the region map. It can show up when you start a zone, but you are going in blind and have no idea what to expect. This seems to have appeared with the 1.24 patch.
It should generate on the overworld, it just takes a long time. If it's not working then I must of broke something, but I will investigate for the next release
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