Thanks for the update. I really like how the different themes change the feel of the game, so I think there is a lot of potential for additional expansions. I am planning on getting in on the KS of this,
The panoramas right now are a bit of an Easter Egg for the decks in the KS release. They're in there because we could, and because they look gorgeous.
But Joel being the sneaky*, devious*, creative** individual that he is, there will be a plan to make these pay off somehow in a future expansion.
* Not even a little.
** This bit is completely true.