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what data structure do i use in vb.net?

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I am unsure of the best data structure to use in vb.net for this game I have made 'without classes' but I am going to change this. I have an array of objects 'called enemies' which each enemy has an Array property that is 'missile' . Missile has properties and methods. Each enemy and missile has a boolean value. I want to create a list of enemies and missiles of that enemy which have Boolean values set to false.That way i can just check the list for relevant values instead of scrolling through the all objects and testing the property for true false. So what i want to do is have 3 classes. class1 -will create a new enemy with a call to class2 and contain a list of enemies with a property set to false. class2 - will contain properties and methods to for a enemy. One property will be a missile which will contain an array of objects and contain a list of missiles with a property set to false. class3 - will contain proerties and methods to for a missile i thought about extending a collection class but this is getting too confusing for me. THis way i have 3 classes and create 2 lists of objects where a property is set to false. also collections are said to be 10 times slower than arrays which complicates matters [Edited by - jagguy2 on July 19, 2008 8:17:04 PM]

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