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

Amir Abohaikel
Amir Abohaikel
1,055 Points

The program keep asking to "guess a letter"

That happen when a word has more than "p" f.ex. Here is the code:

import random

words = ["banana", "apple", "car", "glasses"]

while True:

start = input("Press enter/return to start, or enter Q to quit")
if start.lower() == 'q':

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

while len(bad_guesses) < 7 and len(good_guesses) != len(list(secret_word)):

    # draw guessed letters, spaces, and strikes
    for letter in secret_word:
        if letter in good_guesses:
            print(letter, end='')

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

    # take guess
    guess = input("Guess a letter: ").lower()

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

    if guess in secret_word:
        if len(good_guesses) == len(list(secret_word)):
            print("Woho! you guessed the word! the word was {}".format(secret_word))


    print("You didn't guess it! My secret word was {}".format(secret_word))

1 Answer

Obaa Cobby
Obaa Cobby
9,337 Points

The problem is with printing the strikes. It should be: print('Strikes: {}/7'.format(len(bad_guesses))) Instead of what you have which is: print('Strikes: {}/7'.format((len(bad_guesses))))