""" CS150 number guessing game examples """ import random def number_guessing_game(): """ Play a number guessing game where the user tries to guess a number between 1 and MAX_GUESS and is given hints for lower and higher """ # To keep the functions self-contained, and independent, I am creating the constant # inside the function. Normally I would do so at the top of the file after the imports MAX_GUESS = 20 number = random.randint(1, MAX_GUESS) correct = False while not correct: # input returns a string, so we need to convert it to an integer for # comparison guess = int(input("Guess a number between 1 and " + str(MAX_GUESS) + ": ")) if guess == number: print("Good job!") correct = True elif guess < number: print("A bit higher") else: print("A bit lower") # Here is an alternate implementation that doesn't use a bool variable and # instead breaks out of the loop def number_guessing_game3(): """ Play a number guessing game where the user tries to guess a number between 1 and MAX_GUESS and is given hints for lower and higher """ MAX_GUESS = 20 number = random.randint(1, MAX_GUESS) while True: guess = int(input("Guess a number between 1 and " + str(MAX_GUESS) + ": ")) if guess == number: print("Good job!") break elif guess < number: print("A bit higher") else: print("A bit lower") # Here is an alternate implementation that doesn't use a bool variable and # instead incorporates the correctness check into the loop condition. The # trade-off is duplicating the input code. def number_guessing_game2(): """ Play a number guessing game where the user tries to guess a number between 1 and MAX_GUESS and is given hints for lower and higher """ MAX_GUESS = 20 number = random.randint(1, MAX_GUESS) guess = int(input("Guess a number between 1 and " + str(MAX_GUESS) + ": ")) while guess != number: if guess < number: print("A bit higher") else: print("A bit lower") guess = int(input("Guess a number between 1 and " + str(MAX_GUESS) + ": ")) # when we exit the loop, we know the user got it right print("Good job!")