Archive for the 'Games' Category

18
Oct
12

FizzBuzz

FizzBuzz is variously; a drinking game, a maths game, a way of learning numbers in a foreign language and more importantly (for this blog) a programming kata. The principle of FizzBuzz is a counting and substitution game you count to a limit and replace some numbers with words. In the classic example you replace any number which is divisible by 3 with Fizz and any number divisible by 5 with Buzz, and any number which is divisible by both with FizzBuzz. Continue reading ‘FizzBuzz’

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17
Jun
12

Hangman

A short post this time. A few months ago I was looking for a little light distraction and I thought I’d learn Python. After doing all the usual stuff (Hello World, and a few problems from Project Euler) I decided to make a short game. As I’m sure you can tell from the title of this post it was a game of hangman. I made this decision because I found out about the string translate feature in Python and thought that it would be perfect to gradually reveal the word. Continue reading ‘Hangman’