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Python Object-Oriented Python (retired) Inheritance Score Method

How do you know what the player argument will be like?

I don't really get the question again!...

Add a score method to Game that takes a player argument that'll be either 1 or 2. Increase that player's value in self.current_score by 1. You'll need to adjust the index (i.e. player = 1 means self.current_score[0] needs to increase).

... how do I know what the player argument will be like? Is it is tuple- like one value for each player? (which is suggested with the info about needing to adjust the index)

class Game:
  def __init__(self):
    self.current_score = [0, 0]

  def score(self):
    # do some check on player/ player arg 
    self.current_score = self.current_score + 1 

2 Answers

Dan Johnson
Dan Johnson
40,532 Points

The description states the value for player will be restricted to 1 or 2. The comment about adjusting the index is to show that the players' number is not zero based like their score, e.g. player 1's score is stored at index 0 of self.current_score, so you'll need to account for that.

Here's one way to select between the players:

  def score(self, player):
    # This can be reduced to one line
    if player == 1:
      # ...
      # ...

Hmm... I still don't like the question tbh!

It doesn't really explain what current_score is... if it is a tuple of two players scores or different types of score- I can't see the link with the video beforehand too