Questions tagged [hangman]

A common word-guessing game, usually involving a pictorial representation of a stick figure being hanged, progressively rendered for each wrong guess

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My first Hangman game in Python

This is my first game and I'm really proud of it, but I think it's horribly messy. Is there any way to improve it? ...
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Hangman Game (YAHG)

I’m in the process of learning C++ and this was an assignment for a class. It is a simple hangman game. The instructor gives no feedback, only a pass/fail remark. While this works, I would like to ...
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CLI Hangman game in C++

Well this is a basic hangman game in c++ without the classy man getting hanged animation (life is printed instead) ...
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A first “Hangman” game in Python

I am new to Python (it's my first language), been coding for a couple of weeks now. I have already made a couple of simple scripts to download and manipulate some financial data, but lately I thought ...
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Very simple Hangman game, with a Swing GUI added

I have just started learning basic Java. I would like to know what I can do to improve my coding habits in Java and how to code more efficiently. In this code example, I took code from Very simple ...
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Python Hangman (guess the word) game

I implemented a Hangman/guess the word clone in Python. This is my first attempt at making an actual interactive app instead of just a list of functions or a static program. It is also the first time ...
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Another Python Hangman

I have finished my Python Hangman app with very basic code. ...
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Hangman program in Python

I am fairly new to coding and decided to test my skills and make a program from scratch on my own. I chose to make a Hangman game, it's pretty straight forward. The code reads a file consisting of ~40,...
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Functional Programming Hangman Practice

Recently, I have been trying to improve my functional programming skills and understanding. While at work today, my coworkers and I were playing Hangman in a group chat. I thought of a program that ...
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My Hangman game in Python

I've been trying to practice more Python recently so I decided to try and make different simple text-based game programs. I'd hope anybody could help me see how to make the code neater or more ...
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Hangman game with Python 3

I tried to create a "guess the word" game. I would appreciate to get some suggestion to improve myself, because I'm new at Python. ...
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Hangman Game in C#

I've created a simple Hangman game (not finished yet). What could I improve? (This isn't intended to be object-oriented but suggestions on that are also welcome.) What are its flaws? Here's the ...
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Implementing Hangman using a State Pattern

I decided to implement a Hangman game using an object oriented State Pattern design. This is one of my first actual OOP as I normally write functional code. Code use: ...
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A simple Java game where the player guesses the word

It's a simple word guessing game. The game picks a random word - you guess a letter until it's correct, the game automatically starts a new one. Is my code readable? Am I doing anything that could be ...
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My second game (Hangman in C++)

I recreated the game Hangman and I'm decently happy with it, but like always it would be preferable if anyone knew how to improve my code: main.cpp ...
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Hangman Game with C++

After finishing my C++ course, I decided to make a hangman game. (without the drawing part) I was wondering how the code could be improved. Header File: ...
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Beginning C, hangman

I have been working on this hangman game for a little while trying to get familiar with C programming. The game seems to work fine but I am looking for some pointers on my code. Are the global ...
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Simple HangMan game Implemented in Java

This simple implementation of the HangMan game in Java is a side project, unlike the usual programs I write which are either school assignments or problems on coding websites. It feels great to have ...
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Display command-line Hangman

This code is part of my Hangman game. One of my minor issues is how to properly print out the hangman. Could you please give me hints on how to make the code less hardcoded? This code is so redundant,...
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Java simple game - guess the word

I developed a simple and short java game in which a random word is selected and the user needs to guess it's letters one after another. I'm a java beginner so I'll be glad to hear your thoughts. ...
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Simple Hangman game - first Python project

I created a basic Hangman game that uses a text file to select a secret word. Are there any areas for improvement? ...
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Hangman v2 written in C

This is a follow up to my previous Code Review, and I have incorporated feedback I received in this revision of the code, along with some other improvements. I would appreciate your feedback on this ...
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Hangman written in C

I would like your feedback on any improvements that can be made to this Hangman game I have written in C. Specifically, improvements in terms of runtime and code organization. This game was a nice way ...
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Hangman game, written after taking a Python course

I have recently finished a course on Python 3 and I really learned a lot, but every time I write a script, it is messy and I often feel like there must be shorter, more efficient ways to write and ...
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Hangman program w/ Python and JSON

What improvements can I make? Should I organize my functions based on A-Z? For example, find_letter function comes before guessing function. ...
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Simple Hangman in PHP

This is the simple game of hangman. Guess letters and six wrong letters means you're dead. This took me about 20 hours. And I learned enough to be certain I could make something better now in half ...
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Basic Hangman using Python

I've stopped programming in Python for a long time now, someone recommended to me that the best way to get into it is by trying to code a game of Hangman, and that's what I did. Or tried to, at least. ...
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Hangman in Python 3

I started learning Python a couple of weeks ago and decided to make a game of Hangman. Some of the features: Take in player name Allow them to pick and change difficulty level Play again when the ...
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Hangman game Python project

This is one of my first programmes which I had written (definitely first over 100 lines) and I could really use some feedback. ...
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Simple Hangman game in Java

I'm teaching myself Java and I had some basic questions on how well I am writing my code for readability. I feel like sometimes I'm just writing code that works, and I'm not that proud of myself when ...
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Hangman Game in C++

This is my version of Hangman Game, written in C++. How could it be improved? what should I avoid using/doing in future projects? ...
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python hangman (another one)

I'm pretty new to python and have created a simple hangman. Since doing so I realise this appears to be a fairy common theme. It uses /usr/share/dict/words on the local system, resulting in some ...
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Very basic Hangman game in Python

I'm trying to learn Python, so I made this project. I think there are problems with the code, but I don't know how to improve it. ...
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JS Procedural Hangman

I wrote a procedural version of Hangman (very basic) and would appreciate some feedback on the following points: Is the basic logic OK? Any obvious improvements? Any details or matters of style I ...
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Simple CLI Python Hangman game

Preamble: I am very new to Python, and outside of Googling functions and a former work colleague telling me why I'm wrong, I have no formal training and haven't taken any "Learn Python" courses. I ...
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My HangMan Game

I have been trying to learn C by making a Hangman game. It's not perfect, but with C, I worry that my coding practices will not be very good. I'm also new to allocating memory myself, so I feel I ...
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hangman in bash

Rules 7 mistakes allowed. Hangman rules. Disclaimer I don't have a figure (drawing) of the hangman as this project took way longer than I thought I would take. It took like 9 hours during 3 weeks. ...
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Secret hangman homework

Recently I was given homework to make a hangman game, where I wrote the below. How can I refactor this to use classes? ...
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Small Haskell Hangman game

I've been learning Haskell, and a while ago I created this Hangman game. I've been working on using a library for terminal output, so no more hardcoded escape codes, but in the meantime I'd like some ...
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The game Hangman made in Python 3 with a little bonus

This code is for the game Hangman, I added a little bonus in it for cheating/debugging reasons, I thought it's worth sharing since it's the biggest code I've created yet. Description: Classic game ...
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Hangman game with hard-coded word or phrase

I feel that this implementation can still be simplified. I've tried to keep variable scopes low and have used as much of the standard library as I could. It currently works with a hard-coded word or ...
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Code efficiency check for hangman in Delphi

I recently coded a game of hangman and wanted to know, A: Are there any places it could be more efficient? B: Are there any things that are distinctly wrong with it, since I know people seem to say ...
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Find all words that satisfy unknown letters (Hangman)

I have been working on a function which might be used to solve a word game like Hangman or "Wheel of Fortune". Basically, I wish to search from a very large ...
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Hangman game in Ruby

I'm just a few months in learning to code and never had my code reviewed. Is this class structure ok? Should I split it differently? How is the code overall? ...
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Java Hangman implementation

I'm learning Java and plan to take the OCA Java SE8 exam pretty soon. I made a fairly primitive Hangman game to aid with the learning. I would love some feedback on it if possible. Anything that's not ...
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Hangman game, with the number of guesses depending on the word length

This is an interactive game between the computer and the player, where the computer chooses a word and the user has to guess the letters in that word. The computer provides certain number of guesses ...
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Simple game of hangman which counts wins and losses

I am trying to get this code on Python 3.6.3 to be: More efficient More readable More simple This code is supposed to be like hangman, just without the stickman. I also have added code which will ...
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Hangman Python Game

I have recently been diving into Python. I have been making really small programs like this one and I am not confident in how practical I am writing Python. This is because I am not familiar with the ...
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Guessing the word game

I'm done with this "Guessing word game" but I have a very ugly method named startGuessing(). I tried to make it cleaner and more readable but I couldn't. How I can improve this method? ...