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How do i make a text shop - Python 3

+3 votes
asked Jan 7 by ARTY (160 points)
So I need to make a text shop in python for a game and I want to add a sword in it that let's you defeat enemies that you could not defeat before. I also need to add the sword to the inventory to show the player he has it

1 Answer

+2 votes
answered Jan 8 by Peter Minarik (15,580 points)
edited Jan 8 by Peter Minarik

Think about what you need for your game.

  • What classes do you need for this?
  • What functionality would these classes offer?
  • What relations would be there between the classes?

I could think of the following.


  • ListItems()
  • Sell(ItemId)

Sword : Item

  • Use()


  • Equip(Item)

Give it a go, think about how you'd do it. Implement it and come back and show us how it went.


I was a bit bored, so I did quick implementation. Feel free to make it better:

class Hero:
    def __init__(self):
        self.items = []

    def Add(self, item):
    def Has(self, itemName):
        for item in self.items:
            if (item.name == itemName):
                return True
        return False
    def Die(self):
        print('The hero has died a terrible death')

class Monster:
    def Fight(self, hero):
        if (hero.Has('Sword')):
    def Die(self):
        print('The monster has been slain.')

class Sword:
    def __init__(self):
        self.name = 'Sword'

class HealingPotion:
    def __init__(self):
        self.name = "Healing potion"

class Shop:
    def __init__(self):
        self.items = [Sword(), HealingPotion()]
    def ShowItems(self):
        print('Available items in store:')
        index = 0
        for item in self.items:
            print(str(index) + '.\t' + item.name)
            index = index + 1
    def Purchase(self, itemIndex): # itemIndex is 0-based
        if (itemIndex < 0):
            print('Index must be >= 0')
            return None
        length = len(self.items)
        if (itemIndex >= length):
            print('Index must be < ' + str(length))
            return None
        return self.items[itemIndex]

hero = Hero()
shop = Shop()
itemId = int(input('Which item would you like to purchase (enter ID only): '))
item = shop.Purchase(itemId) # 0 --> Sword; 1 --> Healing potion
if (item != None):
    print('Purchased a ' + item.name + '.')
    print('Nothing purchased.')
monster = Monster()
commented Jan 8 by ARTY (160 points)
Thanks it's perfect
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