First I must compliment you about the Aslain modpack. It is awesome!
I think the New minimaps from WG the last patch 0.9.16 is really bad. The bushes and trees are hardly visible anymore. The minimaps looks flat even in maps with hilly terrrain. They look aenemic and the buildings and mountains is of same color and all of them black and too dominant on the minimaps. I hope it would be possible to make a mod that replaces the minimaps back to the original ones which was working fine all the time. Could you have a look at that? On forehand, Thank you.