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109-05-2011
2        - Abuse 0.8 released.
3        - Support for the original music packs.
4        - The fRaBs and main Abuse artwork were merged.
5        - 15 save slots instead of 5.
6        - The Lisp interpreter was heavily improved and now uses its
7                garbage collected allocator instead of malloc.
8        - A new abuse-tool binary helps editing Abuse data files.
9
1002-03-2008
11        - Abuse-SDL 0.7.1 released.
12        - Countless bugfixes (memory leaks, alignment issues, 64-bit
13                portability, buffer overflows, uninitialised data).
14        - New webpage.
15
1615-12-2002
17        - Abuse-SDL 0.7.0 released.
18        - Added OpenGL support. (Joris Beugnies)
19        - Fixed to compile on MacOSX. (Ben Hines, Julian Mayer)
20        - Fixed window manager "Quit" events being ignored.
21        - Can specify the location of the datafiles in the abuserc now.
22        - Updated documentation regarding installation of the datafiles.
23
2404-02-2002
25        - Abuse-SDL 0.6.1 released.
26        - Fixed video blit routine, giving a large speedup. (Bob Ippolito)
27        - Fixed to compile with gcc 3.0.x.
28        - Fixed to compile on Sparc systems.(Arto Jantunen)
29
3019-01-2002
31        - Abuse-SDL 0.6.0 released.
32        - Rebuilt the make and configure scripts, including patches.(nix)
33        - gamma.lsp now stored in the ~/.abuse directory.
34        - Sound is disabled if no sound files are available.
35        - Tweaked timing routines.
36        - Improved mouse handling, should be more responsive on slower systems.
37        - The binary can now be in a different location to the datafiles. (nix)
38        - Fixed -fullscreen command-line option.
39        - Fixed pressing both mouse buttons being ignored if "Emulate3Buttons"
40                is enabled.
41        - Fixed the size of the volume settings dialog.
42        - Fixed to compile on BigEndian systems.(Arto Jantunen)
43        - Added scaling.
44        - Added a man page.
45
4614-08-2001
47        - Abuse-SDL 0.5.0 released.
48        - More 100% CPU usage fixes.(Ed Snible)
49        - More temp files (light.tbl, end.mem) are now stored in
50                the ~/.abuse/ directory.
51        - Fixed compile problems on Solaris.
52        - Fixed slight graphics corruption at the bottom of the main menu screen.
53        - Added the ability to customise the keys used in the game.
54        - Updated documentation.
55
5629-04-2001
57        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.8 released.
58        - Stopped Abuse using 100% CPU time in certain places.(Ed Snible)
59        - Fixed problem with saving games on some systems.
60        - Added missing documentation about the abuserc file.
61        - Configure script now handles the X libraries not being in ld's default
62                library path.(Arto Jantunen)
63        - Fixed compile problem when SDL isn't installed in a /SDL directory in
64                the include path.
65        - Fixed the -window_scale option to set the size of the window properly.
66                Performance when using this option is still bad.
67        - Can now use the mouse to skip the intro story.
68
6909-03-2001
70        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.7 released.
71        - Temp files (fastload.dat, level backups etc) are now stored in
72                the ~/.abuse/ directory.
73        - SDL include and library locations are now gathered from sdl-config.
74        - Fixed a crash on some systems when saving games.
75                Those who were getting this crash may not be able to save games.
76                Abuse-SDL will print out what it was trying to do in this case.
77        - Improved audio mixing when lots of sounds are playing.
78        - Toggling Grab Mouse now informs what state it is in.
79        - The numpad can now be used for movement aswell as the cursor keys.
80        - Settings can be stored in an rc file (~/.abuse/abuserc).
81
8215-02-2001
83        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.6 released.
84        - Don't even check for the existence of a sound file if sound is disabled.
85        - Added some checks to the video code to handle failure gracefully.
86        - Fixes to compile under gcc 2.96.
87        - Fixed the graphic glitches relating to the gamma window and the save
88          game dialog.
89
9006-02-2001
91        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.5 released.
92        - Stopped loading and trying to play sound files when sound has been
93                disabled.
94
9505-02-2001
96        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.4 released.
97        - Adjusted the make and configure scripts.
98                Can now specify the install location with the --with-abuse-dir flag
99                to 'configure'.  Defaults to '/usr/local/bin' if not specified.
100        - Added grab-mouse support.  F12 toggles this on and off.
101        - Added screenshot support.  PRNT-SCRN key takes a screenshot.
102        - Can now toggle fullscreen during the game.  F11 toggles this on and off.
103        - Added mousewheel support for changing weapons.
104        - Savegames are now stored under ~/.abuse/
105        - Window now has it's own icon(abuse.bmp). Looks nicer in tasklists etc.
106        - Updated the AUTHORS file as it was a little out of date.
107
10821-01-2001
109        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.3 released.
110        - Fixed a problem with initialising the mouse driver.
111        - Reenabled net code.  Doesn't work very well yet.
112
11320-01-2001
114        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.2 released.
115        - Fixed to compile under gcc 2.95.2
116        - More code tidying.
117
11813-01-2001
119        - Abuse-SDL 0.4.1 released.
120        - Rebuilt the make and configure scripts.
121        - Added an icon. (abuse.png)
122        - Code tidying.
123        - Improved key and mouse handling.
124
12530-12-2000
126        - Abuse-SDL 0.4 released. (first release with source available)
127        - Fixed a _huge_ memory leak caused by the stereo sound stuff. (oops)
128        - Fixed a crash if SDL failed to initialise.
129        - Tidied up the code, makefiles and configure scripts.
130
13124-12-2000
132        - Abuse-SDL 0.3 released.
133        - Fixed palette changing when running at 8bpp.
134        - Fixed draw problem when a window was moved off the screen.
135        - Fixed sound getting choppy and eventually disappearing.
136        - Fixed an extremely rare crash when playing sounds.
137        - Added stereo sound and panning. (-mono to disable)
138        - Removed some stray debug messages that I accidently left in.
139
14013-12-2000
141        - Abuse-SDL 0.2 released.
142        - Removed dependancy on lnx_sndsrv.
143          All sound is now handled through the SDL API.
144        - Added fullscreen and doublebuffer modes.
145
14610-11-2000
147        - Abuse-SDL 0.1 released.
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