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rock_paper_scissors.py
#!/usr/bin/env python3
#
# Reason For Creation: The creation of this little script was due to the fact that a
# math class required us to play rock paper scissors against
# someone to observe probability. I didn't have anyone to do it
# with at the time, so I created this.
#
# Version: v1.0.2
# License: MIT License
# Copyright (c) 2020-2021 Hunter T.
#
########################################################################################
"""
A randomized rock paper scissors game for the purpose of observing probability.
"""
####[ Imports ]#########################################################################
from random import randint
####[ Variables ]#######################################################################
NUM_OF_GAMES = 50
pa_score = 0
pb_score = 0
tie = 0
####[ Main ]############################################################################
## Perform "Rock, Paper, Scissors".
for i in range(NUM_OF_GAMES):
# ------------------------------------------------
#
# Number outcomes and their item equivalent:
# 1 = Rock
# 2 = Scissors
# 3 = Paper
#
# - Order DOES matter (player 1, player 2) | (R,P) ≠ (P,R)
# - Duplicates allowed (this means that both players use the same item)
# - Total permutations/possible outcomes: 3^2 = 9
#
# ------------------------------------------------
#
# Player 1 | Player 2
# Tie R = R Tie
# Winner R > S
# R < P Winner
# Tie S = S Tie
# Winner S > P
# S < R Winner
# Tie P = P Tie
# Winner P > R
# P < S Winner
#
# OR
#
# Player 1 | Player 2
# Tie 1 = 1 Tie
# Winner 1 > 2
# 1 < 3 Winner
# Tie 2 = 2 Tie
# Winner 2 > 3
# 2 < 1 Winner
# Tie 3 = 3 Tie
# Winner 3 > 1
# 3 < 2 Winner
#
# ------------------------------------------------
pa = randint(1, 3)
pb = randint(1, 3)
print("Game: {}".format(i + 1))
# {(R,R),(S,S),(P,P)}
if pa == pb:
tie += 1
print("Tie!\n")
elif (pa == 1 and pb == 2) or (pa == 2 and pb == 3) or (pa == 3 and pb == 1):
pa_score += 1
print("Player A won!\n")
else:
pb_score += 1
print("Player B won!\n")
print(
"Games have been complete\nPlayer A score: {}\nPlayer B score: {}\nTies: {}".format(
pa_score, pb_score, tie
)
)
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