That looks awesome, could really help the game engine look more modern to new players.
As for plantlife, there's already plenty of it in the original game, especially in the snow enviroment, but the desert tileset had small green bushes all over the place.
I really think a lot of plantlife would survive a nuclear holocaust better than animal life and humans would, just like a forest fire. Especially since (If I remember the story correctly) the game takes place some time after the war, which I guess would allow some plants to regrow.
Personally I'd love there to be more plantlife in the urban enviroment - that would in my opinion make it look much more apocalyptic. Think of the pictures of Chernobyl you've seen, with plants growing up between the tiles on the abandoned city square, and plants on the walls up even on the tallest of the buildings.
I remember reading as a kid how in only a couple of years (edit: of course, by 'a couple' I don't mean like "in two years", but in only a decade or 'only a few years" or so) much of the world's cities would be overgrown if humanity would suddenly disappear. Granted, a lot would be burned up in the blast, but I guess many roots underground could survive.
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