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Python Object-Oriented Python Inheritance Super-Duper!

Im getting a NameError when running my code. Please help to see what i'm doing wrong

import random

class Character:
        def __init__(self, name, **kwargs):
        self.name = name

        for key, value in kwargs.items():
            setattr(self, key, value)

class Warrior(Character):
    strong = True

    def __init__(self, name, strong=True, **kwargs):
        super().__init__(name, **kwargs)
        self.strong = strong

    def attack(self):
        return self.attack and bool(random.randint(0, 1))

    def hide(self, light_level):
        return self.attack and light_level < 10

[MOD: added python to formatting for correct color - cf]

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,622 Points

It helps debug to include the stackdump show with the error. Can you add it to your post?

NameError                                 Traceback (most recent call last)
<ipython-input-11-ae8f97054ece> in <module>()
      1 import random
----> 3 class Character:
      4         def __init__(self, name, **kwargs):
      5             self.name = name

<ipython-input-11-ae8f97054ece> in Character()
      5             self.name = name
----> 7         for key, value in kwargs.items():
      8             setattr(self, key, value)

NameError: name 'kwargs' is not defined

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,622 Points

The for loop over kwargs is outside of the __init__ method where it is defined. Indent the for loop to be inside the method to fix the error.

Post back if you have more questions. Good luck!!