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Python Python Collections (Retired) Dungeon Game Building the Game: Part 2

Gilang Ilhami
Gilang Ilhami
12,045 Points

Dungeon Game

The problem is that my map returns a picture that goes down instead of a 3x3 picture

You can move ['LEFT', 'RIGHT', 'DOWN'].                                                          
Type QUIT  to quit     

Here is the code

import random 

CELLS = [(0, 0), (0, 1), (0, 2),
         (1, 0), (1, 1), (1, 2),
         (2, 0), (2, 1), (2, 2)]

def get_location():
    monster = random.choice(CELLS)
    door = random.choice(CELLS)
    start = random.choice(CELLS)

    if monster == start or monster == door or door == start:
        return get_location()

    return monster, door, start

def move_player(player, move):
    # player = (x, y)
    x, y = player

    if move == 'LEFT':
        y -= 1
    elif move == 'RIGHT':
        y += 1
    elif move == 'UP':
        x += 1
    elif move == 'DOWN':
        x -= 1
    return x, y

def get_moves(player):
    moves = ['LEFT', 'RIGHT', 'UP', 'DOWN']
    # player = (x, y)
    if player[1] == 0:
    if player[1] == 2:
    if player[0] == 0:
    if player[0] == 2:
    return moves

def draw_map(player):
    print (' _ _ _')
    tile = '|{}'

    for idx, cell in enumerate(CELLS):
        if idx == [0, 1, 3, 4, 6, 7]:
            if cell == player:
                print (tile.format('X'), end='')
                print (tile.format('_'), end='')
            if cell == player:
                print (tile.format('X|'))
                print (tile.format('_|'))

monster, door, player = get_location()
print ('Welcome to the dungeon!')

while True:
    moves = get_moves(player)

    print ('You\'re currently in room {}.'.format(player)) 
    print ('You can move {}.'.format(moves)) 
    print ('Type QUIT  to quit')

    move = input('> ')
    move = move.upper()

    if move =='QUIT':

    if move in moves:
        player = move_player(player, move)
        print ('**Walls are hard, don\'t move any further**')

    if player == door:
        print('You\'ve escaped')
    if player == monster:
        print('You\'ve been eaten by the grue')

1 Answer

Ryan S
Ryan S
27,275 Points

Hi Gilang,

The issue can be found in your draw_map function. In the for loop, you need to check if "idx" is in the list, not if it equals it.

for idx, cell in enumerate(CELLS):
        if idx in [0, 1, 3, 4, 6, 7]:

This statement is basically allowing you to draw the first 2 columns of each row. Each of those numbers (0, 1, 3, 4, 6, 7) represents the index of each item in the CELLS list needed to draw these columns. So we need to check if "idx" is a member of (in) that particular list of indexes.

The missing three numbers represent the 3rd column (idx = 2 or 5 or 8) and will require a tile with the '|' symbol on the right side.

Gilang Ilhami
Gilang Ilhami
12,045 Points

Thank you very much Ryan :)