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

Jay Chang
Jay Chang
1,868 Points

Why is the draw function not working properly as like Ken's code?

import os import random

make a list of words

words = [ 'apple', 'banana', 'orange', 'coconut', 'strawberry', 'lime', 'grapefruit', 'lemon', 'kumquat', 'blueberry', 'melon', ]

def clear(): if os.name == "nt": os.system('cls') else: os.system('clear')

def draw(bad_guesses, good_guesses, secret_word): # draw guessed letters, spaces and strikes clear()

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

for letter in bad_guesses:
    print(letter, end=' ')

for letter in secret_word:
    if letter in good_guesses:
        print(letter, end='')
        print('_', end='')

def get_guess(bad_guesses, good_guesses): while True: # 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!")

def play(done): clear() secret_word = random.choice(words) bad_guesses = [] good_guesses = []

while True:
    draw(bad_guesses, good_guesses, secret_word)
    guess = get_guess(bad_guesses, good_guesses)

    if guess in secret_word:
        found = True

        for letter in secret_word:
            if letter not in good_guesses:
                found = False

        if found:
            print("You win!")
            print("The secret word was {}".format(secret_word))
            done = True

            if len(bad_guesses) == 7:
                draw(bad_guesses, good_guesses, secret_word)
                print("You loss!")
                print("The secret word was {}".format(secret_word))
                done = True
        if done:
            play_again = input("Play again Y/n ").lower()
            if play_again != 'n':
                return play(done = False)

def welcome(): start = input("Press enter or return to start or Q to quit ").lower() if start == 'q': print("Bye") sys.exit()

    return True

print("Welcome to Letter Guess!")

done = False

while True: clear() welcome() play(done)

2 Answers

Cindy Lea
Cindy Lea
Courses Plus Student 6,497 Points

Please be specific...whats not working or whats not the same?

Jay Chang
Jay Chang
1,868 Points

My code doesn't redraw the good or bad guess lists. Only asks for guess user input each time. So seems draw function is not working properly, but I can't seem to find out why. Or maybe the lists are not working / appending?