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2011/05/07

Joystick Support

Artur "Zear" Rojek sends in a patch to add joystick input support for Flare. Excellent!

To make that patch really useful, I need to add an aiming option that always aim powers the direction the player is facing. Perhaps I can look at supporting non-cursor (mouse, stylus, touch) systems -- some of the menus could be tricky.

While I was in that area of the code, I added Hardware Surface and Double Buffering options to settings.txt -- should help with systems that don't have those capabilities.