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Saving user input and location in script

Most games have some type of 'Save' system, where the user can save the progress they've made. Is there a way to do that in python so that I can close my scripts and load back up the input I gave them in the last or many sessions ago?

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,986 Points

You'll need to save data somewhere: database or local file. If you're just storing structured data, json works well. If you need to serialize python objects in an insecure fashion the pickle module works. Beyond that you need to use your own text format, a database, or cookies (if web based).