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 2 years ago
Is anyone interested in posting their code for Exercise 2.6, the NIMS game? I have mine working but I thought it would be nice to see others.
 2 years ago
Is anyone interested in posting their code for Exercise 2.6, the NIMS game? I have mine working but I thought it would be nice to see others.

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exchaoordo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Of course another quirk in OS is I can't attach a file to a question, but I can to a comment, hence:

andrew.m.higgs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yours looks more elegant than mine. :) I also went on step further and wrap parts in functions and made it that more than two players could play. But that was just for fun.

exchaoordo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yours is much more robust than mine. And you've used booleans and min, so kudos to you.Thanks for posting.dan

andrew.m.higgs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Pleasure. I believe we learn the most by comparing. That is what makes open source so wonderful. I am going to study your cod because i like the way you worked through the problem.

exchaoordo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Study my cod just for the halibut ;)

andrew.m.higgs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2:) See, peer review works...

Screech
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Since there is nearly identical code handling each player, I combined them and set a variable to denote the current player.

andrew.m.higgs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What I did as an added bit of work was to create a function called make_move and made it that more then 2 players could play at once.

FabienToune
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I tried it with recursion and tried to avoir any exception during game... seems to work fine

andrew.m.higgs
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Hi Fabien, I like your code. Very neat indeed. Only problem is that stack can go negative which means you will never end the game, in certain circumstances. :)

FabienToune
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Made a mistake in my while test... forgot to convert choice to integer and flipped the comparator... Like, I think the problem shouldn't happen again...

dsabalete
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I like the recursive solution from FabienTourne. Anyway, here is mine:

mmailliw
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'll post the function I used to make the English grammatically correct (with regards to singular vs plural): def plural(counter, word): if word == "stones": if counter == 1: return "stone" else: return "stones" elif word == "are": if counter == 1: return "is" else: return "are" elif word == "remain": if counter == 1: return "remains" else: return "remain" else: return None
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