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Python Object-Oriented Python Dice Roller RPG Roller

Carlos Marin
Carlos Marin
8,009 Points

What is the process of the interpreter?

I know the solution to my problem is to remove the self from the line super.().__init__(self, sides=20) but why?

import random

class Die:
    def __init__(self, sides=2):
        if sides < 2:
            raise ValueError("Can't have fewer than two sides")
        self.sides = sides
        self.value = random.randint(1, sides)

    def __int__(self):
        return self.value

    def __add__(self, other):
        return int(self) + other

    def __radd__(self, other):
        return self + other

class D20(Die):
    def __init__(self):
        super()__init__(self, sides=20)
class Hand(list):
    def total(self):
        return sum(self)

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,788 Points

The "self" parameter is not actually passed explicitly in the argument list. They system adds it as a reference to the object that the method was called on (or to the new object being constructed).

Carlos Marin
Carlos Marin
8,009 Points

I get it! Thank you Steven Parker! You allowed me to continue my learning process!!

Carlos Marin
Carlos Marin
8,009 Points

You are a hero to many people on these fourms! lol

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,788 Points

Thanks for the kind words. :blush: And happy coding!