Trying to make a basic Python score counter in a game... will not count.

rurpy at rurpy at
Sun Dec 16 18:16:34 CET 2012

> Hey guys, I'm working on a Python rock paper scissors (lizard spock)
> game, and the beginning is complete. After I finished it, I thought,
> "You know what? I think I can make this even better, and add a score
> counter." And so I did.
> The problem is that it doesn't seem to actually keep track of score.
> In fact it always keeps the score at 0 for both players. It's fully
> functional otherwise, but it's bothering me that I can't get it to
> work.
> Currently using Windows Python 32 bit v2.6.8
> Download of the code here:
> Copy of the code here:

If you are keeping the score in 'winx 'and 'winy' then you are adding
one to the the values but not saving the results.

I think you want 

  winx = winx + 1

or more concisely,

  winx += 1

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