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Python Python Basics (2015) Letter Game App Letter Game Introduction

It keeps giving me syntaxError's, I don't know what I'm doing wrong please help ^^

import random

word_list = [ 'appel', 'banaan', 'kiwi', 'ananas', 'peer', 'pruim', 'citroen', 'druif', 'mango' ]

while True: start = input("Press enter to start and Q to quit") if start.lower == 'q': break

#pick a random word
secret_word = random.choice(word_list)   
bad_guesses = []
good_guesses = []

while len(bad_guesses) < 7 and len(good_guesses) != len(list(secret_word)):
    for letter in secret_word:
        if letter in good_guesses:                       
            print(letter, end='')                       
        else:
            print('_', end='')

    print('')
    print("Strikes: {}/7".format(len(bad_guesses))                            
    print('')

    #vraag om input
    guess = input("Kies een letter: ").lower()

    if len(guess) != 1:
        print("You can only guess one letter!")
        continue
    elif guess in bad_guesses or guess in good_guesses:
        print("You already chose this letter!")
        continue                           
    elif not guess.isalpha():                               
        print("You can only guess letters!")                           
        continue

    if guess in secret_word:
        good_guesses.append(guess)
        if len(good_guesses) == len(list(serect_word)):
            print("Yeah you win! The word was {}".format(secret_word))
            break
    else:
        bad_guesses.append(guess)
else:
    print("You didn't guess it, it was {}".format(secret_word))

Hello,

if start.lower == 'q' 

should be

if start.lower() == 'q': 

and

print("Strikes: {}/7".format(len(bad_guesses))

should be

print("Strikes: {}/7".format(len(bad_guesses)))

it is missing one parenthesis

1 Answer

Thanks, solved the problems.