Hangman in python with source code

Hangman in python with source code


Hangman is a simple pencil and paper guessing game. Two or more players can play this game at once. The players have to guess the unknown word.

Hangman is played often using paper and pencil. Players must find the unknown words in certain attempts. The objective of hangman is to guess the word before your man gets hung. It is very easy and funny game. The gameplay goes like one player draws a number of dashes equal to the number of letter. The other player starts to guess the letter.

If the player is unable to guess the word the imaginary man will be hanged step by step. The guessing player must fill the dashes with the correct letter to win and save the hanging man. Guessing incorrect letter leads to the next step to hang. The image below is an executed output of the hangman project. This is how the project looks like.


The project hangman implements python programming. It is similar to pencil and paper game. This game is based on the command-line. It is not using GUI. It is very much useful for beginner. In this game project different function, variable, loop, if else, try…etc. A random function should import in the first place. Some sets of words are previously added in the program.

The words need to be guessed by the player. Every wrong guessed letter computer starts to hang a man. Player must guess different letter in each attempts. The computer allows you to guess the letter from A to Z. Each keyword in this program is easy to understand. The code is not so long.


How to use the project hangman?

  • Download the project.
  • Get the code.
  • Set up an editor or IDE.
  • Open the python file in editor.
  • Execute the program.
  • Play the game.
  • Enjoy!

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