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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Dungeon Game Win or Lose

while... else, is this syntax right

while playing: ......

else: if input("play again? [Y/n]").lower() != "n": game_loop()

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

It looks like it might be, but indentation is so important in Python, it's impossible to be sure without formatting.

Use the instructions for code formatting in the Markdown Cheatsheet pop-up below the "Add an Answer" area. :arrow_heading_down:   Or watch this video on code formatting.

Commonly I know if...else pair, but I didn't come across with while...else, it seems in this video that else is paired with while, and this worked out.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

Python is the only language I know that allows an "else" after a loop. It is executed if and when the loop ends by failing the conditional expression. It is not executed if you "break" out of the loop.