Rock, Paper, Scissors With Python: A Command Line Game

Game programming is a great way to learn how to program. You use many tools that you’ll see in the real world, plus you get to play a game to test your results! An ideal game to start your Python game programming journey is rock paper scissors.

In this course, you’ll learn how to:

  • Code your own rock paper scissors game
  • Take in user input with input()
  • Play several games in a row using a while loop
  • Clean up your code with Enum objects and functions
  • Define more complex rules with a dictionary

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Christopher has a passion for the Python language and writes for Real Python. He is a consultant who helps advise organizations on how to improve their technical teams.

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dngrant on Sept. 29, 2021

Outstanding Chris. Thank you and the RP team for putting this together. I’ve never dealt with IntEnums before. I will look for ways to put this into practice.

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