Memory Matching Game – Text Based Game
Select a Theme and have 50 words associated with it
Words must have a common theme - your choice
Examples: Like Periodic Table Elements, or Sports teams, or Types of cars…
Max number characters in each word is eight(8)
Have one Term describing category/theme you picked. This is the FACE term…
New Game Option
Exit Game Option
Level of Play – Use selects at start of game
4 x 4 grid (Easy)
6 x 6 grid (Moderate)
8 X 8 grid (Difficult)
Speed of Play – At start of game, User selects time interval for clicked-on term-pair to display
1 seconds (Difficult)
3 seconds (Moderate)
5 seconds (Easy)
Populate Grid with Term
At start of game – program places the same face/theme term in all squares in the visible grid
If 4 x 4 grid, randomly pick 8 terms, place each image name twice in 2-Dim array.
If 6 x 6 grid, randomly pick 18 terns, place each image name twice in 2-Dim array.
If 8 x 8 grid, randomly pick 32 terms, place each image name twice in 2-Dim array.
The 2-Dim Array corresponds to grid on screen.
During the course of play, the face/theme term in the grid is replaced by a
corresponding array terms, when user selects a grid square
1) User selects a FIRST square, the theme/face term in the grid square is replace with correspond stored term, from the 2-dim array
2) User selects a SECOND square, the term theme/face in the second grid square is replace with the corresponding stored term, from the 2-dim array
3) The computer compares the terms for the two selected squares.
If they are the same, the terms remain on the screen and can no longer be selected.
If they are different, the term remain the screen for 1, 3 or 5 seconds, depending on user selection at the beginning of the game. After that elapse time, those two grid terms are replaced with the face/theme term.
Timer (Extra credit) - Create/display a timer that keep track of the number of seconds it took to win a game.
Look at website for example of play: [url removed, login to view]
Note: The example above is a windows GUI version. You are to make a text based version.