1. Windows are planned. (source: http://www.reddit.com/r/Wayward/comments/1ghevl/even_more_14_preview_can_you_find_the_changes/cakr1co)
2. Monsters already scale with your talent level.
3. Carry some sutures or some food with healing properties with you where ever you go. You should not travel unprepared. You died because you messed up; not because there is something that needs to be changed in the game.