a hobbyist's dilemma

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Mar 30 00:09:41 CEST 2006


"John Salerno" <johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com> wrote in message 
news:6uAWf.1851$No6.41879 at news.tufts.edu...
>> Try creating simple games using PyGame. Think of simple things like
>> minesweeper.
>>
>
> Actually, PyGame *is* something I am interested in experimenting with. I
> definitely want to use it, but I also want to try some stuff with the
> basics too, just so I don't immediately get into the complicated stuff
> without working with the usual things first, like lists and
> dictionaries, etc.

So start with a game that is playable with a text interface.  Perhaps 
hangman, perhaps with a different metaphor ;-)  That requires basic i/o, 
lists, import of random module, and conditional statements.

tjr






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