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1News for Abuse 0.8 (2011-05-09)
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3    - Support for the original music packs!
4    - The fRaBs and main Abuse artwork were merged. Due to name conflicts
5        in the level files, fRaBs save games will no longer work.
6    - 15 save slots instead of 5.
7    - The Lisp interpreter was heavily improved and now uses its
8        garbage collected allocator instead of malloc.
9    - A new abuse-tool binary helps editing Abuse data files.
10
11New for Abuse-SDL 0.7.1 (2008-03-02)
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13    - Countless bugfixes (memory leaks, alignment issues, 64-bit
14        portability, buffer overflows, uninitialised data).
15    - New webpage.
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17News for Abuse-SDL 0.7.0 (2002-12-15)
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19    - Added OpenGL support. (Joris Beugnies)
20    - Fixed to compile on MacOSX. (Ben Hines, Julian Mayer)
21    - Fixed window manager "Quit" events being ignored.
22    - Can specify the location of the datafiles in the abuserc now.
23    - Updated documentation regarding installation of the datafiles.
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25News for Abuse-SDL 0.6.1 (2002-02-04)
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27    - Fixed video blit routine, giving a large speedup. (Bob Ippolito)
28    - Fixed to compile with gcc 3.0.x.
29    - Fixed to compile on Sparc systems.(Arto Jantunen)
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31News for Abuse-SDL 0.6.0 (2002-01-19)
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33    - Rebuilt the make and configure scripts, including patches.(nix)
34    - gamma.lsp now stored in the ~/.abuse directory.
35    - Sound is disabled if no sound files are available.
36    - Tweaked timing routines.
37    - Improved mouse handling, should be more responsive on slower systems.
38    - The binary can now be in a different location to the datafiles. (nix)
39    - Fixed -fullscreen command-line option.
40    - Fixed pressing both mouse buttons being ignored if "Emulate3Buttons"
41        is enabled.
42    - Fixed the size of the volume settings dialog.
43    - Fixed to compile on BigEndian systems.(Arto Jantunen)
44    - Added scaling.
45    - Added a man page.
46
47News for Abuse-SDL 0.5.0 (2001-08-14)
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49    - More 100% CPU usage fixes.(Ed Snible)
50    - More temp files (light.tbl, end.mem) are now stored in
51        the ~/.abuse/ directory.
52    - Fixed compile problems on Solaris.
53    - Fixed slight graphics corruption at the bottom of the main menu screen.
54    - Added the ability to customise the keys used in the game.
55    - Updated documentation.
56
57News for Abuse-SDL 0.4.8 (2001-04-29)
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59    - Stopped Abuse using 100% CPU time in certain places.(Ed Snible)
60    - Fixed problem with saving games on some systems.
61    - Added missing documentation about the abuserc file.
62    - Configure script now handles the X libraries not being in ld's default
63        library path.(Arto Jantunen)
64    - Fixed compile problem when SDL isn't installed in a /SDL directory in
65        the include path.
66    - Fixed the -window_scale option to set the size of the window properly.
67        Performance when using this option is still bad.
68    - Can now use the mouse to skip the intro story.
69
70News for Abuse-SDL 0.4.7 (2001-03-09)
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72    - Temp files (fastload.dat, level backups etc) are now stored in
73        the ~/.abuse/ directory.
74    - SDL include and library locations are now gathered from sdl-config.
75    - Fixed a crash on some systems when saving games.
76        Those who were getting this crash may not be able to save games.
77        Abuse-SDL will print out what it was trying to do in this case.
78    - Improved audio mixing when lots of sounds are playing.
79    - Toggling Grab Mouse now informs what state it is in.
80    - The numpad can now be used for movement aswell as the cursor keys.
81    - Settings can be stored in an rc file (~/.abuse/abuserc).
82
83News for Abuse-SDL 0.4.6 (2001-02-15)
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85    - Don't even check for the existence of a sound file if sound is disabled.
86    - Added some checks to the video code to handle failure gracefully.
87    - Fixes to compile under gcc 2.96.
88    - Fixed the graphic glitches relating to the gamma window and the save
89      game dialog.
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91News for Abuse-SDL 0.4.5 (2001-02-06)
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93    - Stopped loading and trying to play sound files when sound has been
94       disabled.
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96News for Abuse-SDL 0.4.4 (2001-02-05)
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98    - Adjusted the make and configure scripts.
99        Can now specify the install location with the --with-abuse-dir flag
100        to 'configure'.  Defaults to '/usr/local/bin' if not specified.
101    - Added grab-mouse support.  F12 toggles this on and off.
102    - Added screenshot support.  PRNT-SCRN key takes a screenshot.
103    - Can now toggle fullscreen during the game.  F11 toggles this on and off.
104    - Added mousewheel support for changing weapons.
105    - Savegames are now stored under ~/.abuse/
106    - Window now has it's own icon(abuse.bmp). Looks nicer in tasklists etc.
107    - Updated the AUTHORS file as it was a little out of date.
108
109News for Abuse-SDL 0.4.3 (2001-01-21)
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111    - Fixed a problem with initialising the mouse driver.
112    - Reenabled net code.  Doesn't work very well yet.
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114News for Abuse-SDL 0.4.2 (2001-01-20)
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116    - Fixed to compile under gcc 2.95.2
117    - More code tidying.
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119News for Abuse-SDL 0.4.1 (2001-01-13)
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121    - Rebuilt the make and configure scripts.
122    - Added an icon. (abuse.png)
123    - Code tidying.
124    - Improved key and mouse handling.
125
126News for Abuse-SDL 0.4 (2000-12-30)
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128    - First release with source available
129    - Fixed a _huge_ memory leak caused by the stereo sound stuff. (oops)
130    - Fixed a crash if SDL failed to initialise.
131    - Tidied up the code, makefiles and configure scripts.
132
133News for Abuse-SDL 0.3 (2000-12-24)
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135    - Fixed palette changing when running at 8bpp.
136    - Fixed draw problem when a window was moved off the screen.
137    - Fixed sound getting choppy and eventually disappearing.
138    - Fixed an extremely rare crash when playing sounds.
139    - Added stereo sound and panning. (-mono to disable)
140    - Removed some stray debug messages that I accidently left in.
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142News for Abuse-SDL 0.2 (2000-12-13)
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144    - Removed dependancy on lnx_sndsrv.
145      All sound is now handled through the SDL API.
146    - Added fullscreen and doublebuffer modes.
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148News for Abuse-SDL 0.1 (2000-11-10)
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150    - First public release.
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