Word Guessing Game in Python

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Let’s create a simple word guessing game in Python. Below are a couple of examples you can follow:

  1. Word Guessing Game using Random Module:
import random

def initialize_game():
    words = ['Donkey', 'Aeroplane', 'America', 'Program', 'Python', 'language', 'Cricket', 'Football', 'Hockey', 'Spaceship', 'bus', 'flight']
    return random.choice(words)

def make_a_guess(correct_word):
    guesses = ''
    turns = 10
    while turns > 0:
        failed = 0
        for char in correct_word:
            if char in guesses:
                print(char, end=' ')
                print('_', end=' ')
                failed += 1
        if failed == 0:
            print("\nCongratulations! You've guessed the correct word:", correct_word)
        guess = input("\nEnter your guess: ")
        guesses += guess
        turns -= 1
    if turns == 0:
        print("\nSorry, you're out of turns. The correct word was:", correct_word)

if __name__ == "__main__":
    player_name = input("What is your name? ")
    print(f"Best of luck, {player_name}!")
    random_word = initialize_game()
    print("\nPlease guess the characters:")
  1. Word Guessing Game with a Predefined Word List:
def word_guessing_game():
    words = ["lemon", "mango", "banana", "apple"]
    player_name = input("Enter your name: ")
    print(f"Hi {player_name}, let's start the game!\n")
    print("*** Word Guessing Game ***\n")
    random_word = random.choice(words)
    guessed_letters = set()
    attempts = 5

    while attempts > 0:
        display_word = ''.join([char if char in guessed_letters else '_' for char in random_word])
        print(f"Word: {display_word}")
        guess = input("Guess a letter: ").lower()

        if len(guess) != 1 or not guess.isalpha():
            print("Please enter a single letter.")

        if guess in random_word:
            print("Correct guess!")
            print("Incorrect guess!")
            attempts -= 1

        if set(random_word) == guessed_letters:
            print(f"Congratulations, {player_name}! You've guessed the word: {random_word}")

    if attempts == 0:
        print(f"Sorry, {player_name}, you're out of attempts. The word was: {random_word}")

if __name__ == "__main__":

Written by: Piyush Patil

Feel free to choose the one that suits your preference and have fun playing the word guessing game! 😊

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