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Python Object-Oriented Python Dice Roller Boards

mourad marzouk
mourad marzouk
5,560 Points

Not sure why its working with the resizing in the init and not the super


So I followed the example Kenneth used in the video and put the call to size in the super() like this: super().init(width=3, height=3)

but it didn't work. When I looked online at others working through it. They got it to work by putting the width and height parameter in the init itself, like this: def init(self, width=3, height=3)

In the video right before this Kenneth creates a D6 class and put in it: class D6(Die): def init(self, value=0): self().init(sides=6, value=value)

So how come it worked when he pass the parameter in the super() and not the init it worked. Yet when I do the same it will not. Instead I have to pass the wight and height in the redefining of the init? If anyone can explain I would be great full, thank you. BTW I am putting all the underscores in front and after the init in the examples above, they are just not showing up.

class Board:
    def __init__(self, width, height):
        self.width = width
        self.height = height
        self.cells = []
        for y in range(self.height):
            for x in range(self.width):
                self.cells.append((x, y))

class TicTacToe(Board):
    def __init__(self, width, height):
        super().__init__(width=3, height=3)

1 Answer

Ernestas Petruoka
Ernestas Petruoka
1,856 Points

You don't need set arguments in TicTacToe class init method. You just simply need add self as argument.

class TicTacToe (Board):
    def __init__(self):