I updated the links, now they work. Sorry I did not realise before there still are tags for this.
What we have now in LIF: Forest Village reminds me of Vanilla Wow. The water does not have waves (or they are not functioning - i.e. do not crash into shore, but just change level of water)
I think that you should aim for the best effects available. Just like you did the foliage, it is excellent.
Low - what we have now