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Array overwritten

Rob Brew
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Joined: Jun 23, 2011
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Hi all.

I'm building a version of battleships, two arrays are created, x and y, when added to the array list Ships. When i run the program i get the same variables appearing in each instance of the array. Any ideas?
Ryan Beckett
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Joined: Feb 22, 2009
Posts: 192
The member x of each instance of Ship refers to same array instance created in init(). It's the same for y. You need to create a new ones.

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