Thread: Othello help

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    Hello I'm new to programming and I am working on an Othello game and I have issues creating the function to determine whether a entered move is valid or not. Can someone please help its urgent.
    I have attached an incomplete code of what I have so far. Can someone please help?main.c

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    Why is your board 26x26 when the actual game board is 8x8 ?

    You seem to be doing hacky things with the values of characters.

    I've no idea what you're trying to do here.

    checkLegalInDirection and checkLegality are a good start, but could probably do with some more splitting to reduce internal complexity.

    > int row,col,temp;
    > printf("Enter a move:\n");
    > scanf(" %c%c%c",&typeOfPlayer,&row,&col);
    Watch those scanf formats.
    Use a compiler like gcc with the -Wall option to diagnose these before you run the code and wonder WTF is happening.
    If you dance barefoot on the broken glass of undefined behaviour, you've got to expect the occasional cut.
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