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I thought this is a fun game to program. Easy to program and can teach a lot.

Captain DeadBones

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def print_board(board):

	print "The board look like this: \n"

	for i in range(3):
		print " ",
		for j in range(3):
			if board[i*3+j] == 1:
				print 'X',
			elif board[i*3+j] == 0:
				print 'O',	
			elif board[i*3+j] != -1:
				print board[i*3+j]-1,
			else:
				print ' ',
			
			if j != 2:
				print " | ",
		print
		
		if i != 2:
			print "-----------------"
		else: 
			print 
			
def print_instruction():
	print "Please use the following cell numbers to make your move"
	print_board([2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10])


def get_input(turn):

	valid = False
	while not valid:
		try:
			user = raw_input("Where would you like to place " + turn + " (1-9)? ")
			user = int(user)
			if user >= 1 and user <= 9:
				return user-1
			else:
				print "That is not a valid move! Please try again.\n"
				print_instruction()
		except Exception as e:
			print user + " is not a valid move! Please try again.\n"
		
def check_win(board):
	win_cond = ((1,2,3),(4,5,6),(7,8,9),(1,4,7),(2,5,8),(3,6,9),(1,5,9),(3,5,7))
	for each in win_cond:
		try:
			if board[each[0]-1] == board[each[1]-1] and board[each[1]-1] == board[each[2]-1]:
				return board[each[0]-1]
		except:
			pass
	return -1

def quit_game(board,msg):
	print_board(board)
	print msg
	quit()

def main():
	
	# setup game
	# alternate turns
	# check if win or end
	# quit and show the board
	
	print_instruction()

	board = []
	for i in range(9):
		board.append(-1)

	win = False
	move = 0
	while not win:

		# print board
		print_board(board)
		print "Turn number " + str(move+1)
		if move % 2 == 0:
			turn = 'X'
		else:
			turn = 'O'

		# get user input
		user = get_input(turn)
		while board[user] != -1:
			print "Invalid move! Cell already taken. Please try again.\n"
			user = get_input(turn)
		board[user] = 1 if turn == 'X' else 0

		# advance move and check for end game
		move += 1
		if move > 4:
			winner = check_win(board)
			if winner != -1:
				out = "The winner is " 
				out += "X" if winner == 1 else "O" 
				out += " :)"
				quit_game(board,out)
			elif move == 9:
				quit_game(board,"No winner :(")

if __name__ == "__main__":
	main()
	

4 comments

mickey mouse 5 years, 1 month ago  # | flag

How do you play?

Otis Root 4 years, 10 months ago  # | flag

You need to put parentheses in the print argument.

Darryl Jonathan Louis 4 years, 6 months ago  # | flag

Yup there's something wrong you didn't put in parenthesis for print Example 'print' That you didn't do that or something please fix it quick. If you check your websites comments. Thank You

Grant Jenks 4 years, 5 months ago  # | flag

Classic game but lacking in graphics :P Check out Tic-tac-toe in Free Python Games at http://www.grantjenks.com/docs/freegames/ You can just do "python3 -m pip install freegames" and then "python3 -m freegames.tictactoe" That includes a complete visual interface in just 57 lines of Python code!

Created by Captain DeadBones on Fri, 31 Jan 2014 (MIT)
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