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# Can someone help me with my code?

I tried writing this code out by myself before the guy does it on his video, however when i try running the game it showing a SyntaxError for the line elif guess < secret_num:

can someone please have a look at my code and see where i've gone wrong.

import random

guesses_remaining = 5
secret_num = random.randint(1, 10)

def play_game():
while guesses_remaining > 0 :
# get a number guess from the player
guess = int(input("Guess a number between 1 and 10: "))
# compare guess to secret number
if guess == secret_num:
print("You got it! My number was {}.".format(secret_num))
play_again = input("Write YES to play again! ")
if play_again == 'YES':
play_game()
else:
print("Thanks for playing")
elif guess > secret_num:
print("A Little bit lower")
guesses_remaining -= 1
print("You have {} guesses remaining".format(guesses_remaining)
elif guess < secret_num:
print("A little higher and you got it!")
guesses_remaining -= 1
print("You have {} guesses remaining".format(guesses_remaining)
if guesses_remaining < 0:
print("Sorry you lose!!")
play_again = input("Write YES to play again! ")
if play_again == 'YES':
play_game()
else:
print("Thanks for playing")

play_game()

STAFF

Hi there! In the print lines where you're using the .format you've forgotten a closed parenthesis on both of them. There should be one more closed parenthesis after (guesses_remaining).

Hope this helps!

Extra tip: If a compiler is telling you that a problem is on a specific line, and you're 100% sure that the line is correct, start looking upwards in your code. Nine times out of ten it'll be on a line or two before that. The reason it's saying there's a problem there is because the line above it is actually where the problem starts. It's expecting a closed parenthesis and instead got an elif.

It does! however i am now getting an IndentationError for line:

if play_again == 'YES':

it says unindent does not match outer indentation level.

You're right! But keep my tip in mind. Look at the 2 lines above that one. They are not indented correctly. They should be in line with where your if play_again == 'YES': is

They have been indented not once, but twice which puts them too far to the right.