Implementing the Hangman Function: The Core of the Program
In this function, we need to account for every possible user guess and display messages that communicate with the user. Additionally, this function will integrate all previously written functions.
It considers all potential user inputs: whether the input is not a letter, if the entered letter has already been used, if the letter is correctly guessed, and if it's incorrect. Accordingly, we specify the consequences of the chosen letter according to the rules established at the beginning of the project.
- Check if the word has not been guessed by using the
is_word_guessedfunction with two parameters:
- Display the available letters by calling the
get_available_lettersfunction with one parameter:
- Check if the
guessis not a valid letter.
- Verify if the guessed letter (
guess) has already been used by referring to the
- Determine if the guessed letter is present in the
- Check if
guesses_remainingis equal to or less than 0.
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