I'd like to recommend that the trader villager spawns a bit farther from the player. Its important for it to make itself known, but it often appears and begins walking all over whatever part of my building I am currently working on, which is quite frustrating.
The other reason this is important is for balance with the Illager Patrols. The patrols are a bit challenging to deal with early game, but I managed to stay pretty safe after finding a crossbow. Patrols tend to spawn relatively far away, which I think is a good choice. I don't think that its good for game balance if the patrols spawn close to the player. The player should generally notice the patrols before they get attacked.
But with the Trader Villager (who has no sense of self preservation, it seems) spawning almost right on top of the player, suddenly home base becomes an Illager magnet, even in the middle of the day.
The Village and Pillage update adds some flavor to Minecraft that I enjoy. But in Minecraft, daytime is generally for working on your house, meaning you might have a wall completely open and nowhere to hide if a sudden patrol appears and sees you before you see them.
Survival Minecraft is historically a game that lets you control your experience. If you feel like having a peaceful time farming and building, sleep in a bed and just work during the day. If you're feeling like some action and danger, go mining, or stay up at night and fight monsters. And you stop when it starts getting too intense (before you die and lose all of your loot and xp!).
Having Patrols be too aggressive disrupts this core part of Minecraft, so I think adjustment is necessary to maintain the experience.
When I was working on my house earlier, the Trader appeared for a while and started doing his thing, which was all well and good. But then a bunch of Pillagers (without hearing any warning sounds) dropped from a hole in my ceiling and killed me in my own house. This doesn't feel like something I could prevent by being smart, and I think most people would be turned off if this happened to them.
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