Originally Posted by RowdyScot
Agreed. I think spreading out a bit may help alleviate some of those issues, too, but certainly agreed.
Do not underestimate the size of the large biomes! If Grey were to set up in the nearest desert, the second-nearest may be a long
distance away. In the experimentation I've been doing locally, some seed have generated zero deserts in the ~1000-block radius around spawn that I explored.