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Jack Pincus
Jack Pincus
1,673 Points

NameError: kwargs is not defined

Doing the inheritance in OOP python. it keeps spitting back an error, I can't seem to find out why

class Character:
    experience = 0
    hit_points = 10

    def get_weapon(self):
        weapon_choice = input('choose [S]word, [A]xe, or [B]ow: ')
        while weapon_choice not in 'SAB':
            weapon_choice = input('{} is not a choice. You must choose [S]word, [A]xe, or [B]ow: '.format(weapon_choice))
        if weapon_choice in 'SAB':
            if weapon_choice == 'S':
                weapon = 'sword'
            elif weapon_choice == 'A':
                weapon = 'axe'
                weapon = 'bow'
            return weapon
    def __init__(self, **kwargs):
        self.name = input('Name: ')
        self.weapon = self.get_weapon()

        for key, value in kwargs.items():
            setattr(self, key, value)
Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,390 Points

How are you executing the code? Please post the code that causes error.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
225,742 Points

I couldn't replicate your error, could there be more code that you didn't include?

But I did discover a different issue - did you mean to use self.get_weapon(), or should that be get_weapon(self)?

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,390 Points

self.get_weapon() is the correct reference to a method on this instance.