THIS mod absolutely disables grass
Very simple mod that disables creature spawning. Might give a slight fps boost. Only modifies GCDEBUGOPTIONS.GLOBAL.MBIN
This MOD completely disables the blue info box in the lower right corner.
If you feel like a more fun, more challenging mode, use this mod! This mod will turn off the ability to use your on planet scanner at all, making it a forced mode that encourages more exploration.