Something I haven't seen mentioned that is crucial I think is a port of Galv's timed button presses or a new code altogether. Combat is so boring without it!
There's a few other things I'd like related to it...
one of the coolest things I've learned from the forums is the ability to give yourself a hitbox. I have a move you can do on the fields. shoulder tackle. thanks to the forums, that tackle triggers self A switches on some events. NPC's and the environment now react to the tackle. awesome.