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What is wrong

My lettergame always increasing strikes even if guess is right, can you please help me fix my code even things I didn't notice.

import random

make a list of words

words = [ "lemon", "blueberry", "apple", "pear", "orange", "kiwi", "lemon", "melon", "tangerine", "grapefruit" ]

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

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

while len(bad_guesses) < 7:
    #draw guessed letters, spaces, and strikes
    for letter in secret_word:
        if letter in good_guesses:
            print(letter, end='')
            print('_', end='')
    print("Strkes: {}/7".format(len(bad_guesses)))

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

    if len(guess) != 1:
        print("You can only guess a single letter!")
    elif guess in bad_guesses or guess in good_guesses:
        print("You've 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("You win! The word was {}".format(secret_word))
    #print out win/lost
    print("You didn't guess it! My secret word was {}".format(secret_word))

1 Answer

I can't say for sure if it's the issue, but does a (or series of) elif statements require an else statement at the end?