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Discord minesweeper grid generator with emojis and spoiler tags
#!/bin/python3
import sys, random
emojis = ["zero", "one", "two", "three", "four", "five", "six", "seven", "eight", "regional_indicator_x"]
mine = -1
def gen_grid(size, mines):
grid = [[0]*size for _ in range(size)]
half = size // 2
# generate mines randomly
for _ in range(mines):
y = random.randint(0, size-1)
x = random.randint(0, size-1)
grid[y][x] = mine
# the position of the zero we're going to reveal
zero_pos = (-1, -1)
# go through the grid and count up neighboring mines
for y, row in enumerate(grid):
for x, cell in enumerate(row):
if cell != mine:
# for ±1 cell in each direction
for j in range(-1, 2):
for i in range(-1, 2):
ny = y+j
nx = x+i
# out of bounds check
if ny >= 0 and nx >= 0 and ny < size and nx < size:
grid[y][x] += grid[ny][nx] == -1
if grid[y][x] == 0:
# save the zero position if it's closer than our previous one to the middle
zy, zx = zero_pos
if abs(y - half) + abs(x - half) < abs(zy - half) + abs(zx - half):
zero_pos = (y, x)
# print out grid
for y, row in enumerate(grid):
for x, cell in enumerate(row):
emoji = f":{emojis[cell]}:"
if zero_pos != (y, x):
# spoiler it, not our starting 0
emoji = f"||{emoji}||"
sys.stdout.write(emoji)
print("")
# 8x8 with 10-ish mines
gen_grid(8, 10)
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