Card Game Mini Project in Python

This is the second post in a series of mini-projects for Python where you can learn programming knowledge related to python and implement them as a project.


To begin the implementation in Python, make sure you have the following tutorials covered:-

Source code for the mini-project of card game using python

import random
import sys

class Card:
    suits = ['\u2666', '\u2665', '\u2663', '\u2660']  # ["Clubs", "Diamonds", "Hearts", "Spades"]
    ranks = ["2", "3", "4", "5", "6", "7", "8", "9", "10", "J", "Q", "K", "A"]

    def __init__(self, suit=0, rank=0):
        """Default constructor """
        self.suit = suit
        self.rank = rank

    def __str__(self):
        """Returns a human-readable string representation """
        return '%s %s' % (Card.suits[self.suit], Card.ranks[self.rank])
        # return '%s of %s' % (Card.rank_names[self.rank], Card.suit_names[self.suit])

    def __lt__(self, other):
        """Overriding < operator """
        t1 = self.rank, self.suit
        t2 = other.rank, other.suit
        return t1 < t2

class Deck:
    def __init__(self):
        """Initializes the Deck with 52 cards.""" = []
        for suit in range(4):
            for rank in range(13):
                card = Card(suit, rank)

    def __str__(self):
        """Returns a string representation of the deck."""
        res = []
        for card in
        return ', '.join(res)

    def __len__(self):
        """Overriding len operator"""
        return len(

    def add_card(self, card):
        """Adds a card to the deck."""

    def pop_card(self, i=-1):
        """Removes and returns a card from the deck.
        i: index of the card to pop; by default, pops the last card.

    def shuffle(self):
        """Shuffles the cards in this deck."""

    def sort(self):
        """Sorts the cards in ascending order."""

    def wincard(self, cards):
        """Get the highest winner card from list"""
        winner = cards[0]
        for card in cards:
            if winner < card:
                winner = card
        return winner

class Hand(Deck):
    """Represents a hand of playing cards."""

    def __init__(self, label=''): = []
        self.label = label
        self.wincount = 0

    def getlabel(self):
        """ Store players name """
        return self.label

    def roundwinner(self):
        """ increasing the win count for player """
        self.wincount += 1

    def getwincount(self):
        """ get the winner count finally """
        return self.wincount

    def __str__(self):
        return "Card for " + self.label + " is " + Deck.__str__(self)

def play(argv):
    deck = Deck()  # initialize deck
    hands = []
    for i in range(1, 5):
        player = 'Player %d' % i  # default player name
        if len(argv) > i:
            player = argv[i]  # get player name from command line parameter
        hands.append(Hand(player))  # add player

    while len(deck) > 0:
        for hand in hands:
            hand.add_card(deck.pop_card())  # remove card from deck and add to hand

    print(hands[0])  # print first player card
    input("Lets start playing. Press any key to continue : ")  # wait for keypress

    for i in range(1, 14):
        cards = []  # collect card in a round
        floors = []  # get string representation for display in each round
        for hand in hands:
            card = hand.pop_card()
            cards.append(card)  # collect individual card
            floors.append(hand.getlabel() + " : " + str(card))  # add string format for individual card

        winner_card = deck.wincard(cards)  # check for winner card
        winner_hand = hands[cards.index(winner_card)]  # find the winner hand from winner card
        winner_hand.roundwinner()  # add score for winner hand
        print("Round", i, ":-", ", ".join(floors), ", Winner :- ", winner_hand.getlabel(), ":", winner_card)
        input()  # wait for keypress to go for next round

    for hand in hands:  # display the individual hand score after the 13 rounds of play
        print("Score for", hand.getlabel(), "is", hand.getwincount())

def main(argv=[]):
    answer = "Y"
    while answer.upper() == "Y":
        answer = input("Play Again (Y/N)? : ")
    print("Bye Bye")

if __name__ == '__main__':

The output of the above code is:-


You can find the complete code in Github link.

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