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Memory Game in Python + Pygame - Part 4(Final Touches + Running Game)

Welcome back to the Memory Game using Python and Pygame series. This is fourth and final part of the series where we put the final touches and run our finished game.

Here is the YouTube video for the part 4 where we go into much more depth on how to build this game:

Here are the timestamps for this video:

  • 0:00 Intro to Part 4
  • 0:23 Adding Final Code Block
  • 1:25 Running Finished Game

Along with all the supporting links for the video:

Video Summary

Here is a quick recap of the important sections covered in the video above:

  • First we add the if __name__ == '__main__' code block in order to call the main() method when running the Python script. Note: If you're wondering what the __name__ variable is, it is a special variable in Python that takes on the value of '__main__' when being run as a Python script(ex: python If the Python script is imported by another script then the value of __name__ would be the name of the Python script, which in this case would be
  • Finally we run the application to make sure all aspects and features of the game work as expected, which in hindsight can be said to be true


Congrats if you made it this far as you should have a fully functional Memory Game now 👏

Thanks for following along in this tutorial and if you have any questions or concerns please feel free to post a comment in this article and I will get back to you if I have time.

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