Re: Snake Game problem

Linlin Yan <>
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 10:53:24 -0700 (PDT)
On Jun 10, 9:51 pm, ""
<> wrote:

On Jun 10, 7:24 pm, Linlin Yan <> wrote:

These is no ';' after your struct CarType definition. Does it cause
your problem?
And try to use 'void getYourCar(struct CarType & car);' instead?

On Jun 10, 7:06 pm, ""

<> wrote:

On Jun 10, 12:50 pm, ""

<> wrote:

I have written a snake game. There are 2 levels in the game(I
finished 1st level). It can run in VC++ without problem but, whe=

n I

run it on the dev C++, it cannot run. I want to pract=

ice my

programming in Dev C++ rather than in VC++. What can I do now?

The Game:
--- writing a snake game using color console window.
1-player game. The player makes use of 4 arrow keys to operate the
to chase and eat as much food (#) as possible. Food with a different=

color has
score. The game will end when the snake hits itself or the player hi=


ESC key.
-----Use link list is a must.


Owing to the file is quite a lot of code, I think I will use another
method to tell you the error. But now, I suffer a problem in Dev C+=


here is the code:
using namespace std;

struct CarType{
       string maker;
       int year;
       float price;


 void getYourCar(CarType & car);

int main()
    CarType myCar, yourCar;

    myCar.make = "Mercedes";
    myCar.year = 2008;
    myCar.price = 556653;


    cout << "Your car is a: " << yourCar.maker << endl;
    cout << fixed << showpoint << setprecision(2) <<
         "I will offer $" << yourCar.price -100 << "for your=



    return 0;


void getYourCar(CarType & car)
     cout << "Enter your maker: ";
     cin >> car.maker;
     cout << "Enter the year: ";
     cin >> car.year;
     cout << "Enter the price:$";
     cin >> car.price;

Error messages are gotten.

Compiler: Default compiler
Executing g++.exe...
g++.exe "C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp" -o "C:
\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.exe" -I"C:\Dev-Cpp\l=


\gcc\mingw32\3.4.2\include" -I"C:\Dev-Cpp\include\c++
\3.4.2\backward" -I"C:\Dev-Cpp\include\c++\3.4.2\mingw32" -I"C:\=


Cpp\include\c++\3.4.2" -I"C:\Dev-Cpp\include" -L"C:\Dev-Cpp\lib=


C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp:12: error: new types
may not be defined in a return type
C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp:12: error: two or
more data types in declaration of `getYourCar'

C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp: In function `int
C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp:19: error: 'struct
CarType' has no member named 'make'

C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp: In function `void
C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp:35: error: new
declaration `void getYourCar(CarType&)'
C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp:12: error: ambiguates=

old declaration `CarType getYourCar(CarType&)'

Execution terminated

This code should be no problem, why it still cannot run in Dev C++?

Oh, you are right, it is my careless mistake.
Now , the following is my snake game's error:
Compiler: Default compiler
Building Makefile: "E:\Dev C++\CityU\Snake\"
Executing make...
make.exe -f "E:\Dev C++\CityU\Snake\" all
g++.exe -D__DEBUG__ -c main.cpp -o main.o -I"C:/Dev-Cpp/lib/gcc/
mingw32/3.4.2/include" -I"C:/Dev-Cpp/include/c++/3.4.2/backward" -
I"C:/Dev-Cpp/include/c++/3.4.2/mingw32" -I"C:/Dev-Cpp/include/c++/
3.4.2" -I"C:/Dev-Cpp/include" -g3

In file included from SnakeList.h:5,
                 from FoodList.h:10,
                 from main.cpp:13:

SnakeNode.h:19:7: warning: extra tokens at end of #endif directive

g++.exe -D__DEBUG__ FoodList.o FoodNode.o main.o SnakeList.o
SnakeNode.o -o "Snake.exe" -L"C:/Dev-Cpp/lib" colorScreen.a timer.a =



Execution terminated
Compilation successful

Since here it said 'successful', why did you still ask about wrongs?
Maybe some functions you used are not standard. So the program can not
run as you think. I think you can debug into your code, and try to
find standard way to implement them.

-----------here is SnakeList.h------------------
#ifndef _SNAKE_LIST_
#define _SNAKE_LIST_

#include "colorScreen.h"
#include "SnakeNode.h"
#include "FoodList.h"

class SnakeList
        SnakeList(ColorScreen& g);

        void adds (ColorScreen g, int x,int y,char in) ;
        //void adds (ColorScreen g,int x,int y,char in) ;

        void display(const SnakeNode* ptr,ColorScreen g,int sx,int=


in) ;
        void display(ColorScreen g,int sx, int sy,char in) ;

        // function to search X hits body;
        bool search(SnakeNode* ptr);
        bool search();

        void move(ColorScreen g,int x,int y, char in);
        void move(SnakeNode*& ptr,ColorScreen g, int x,int y, char=


        void clear(SnakeNode*& ptr,ColorScreen g, int sx,int sy);
        void clear(ColorScreen g,int sx,int sy);

        int length (const SnakeNode* ptr) const;
        int length() const;


        ColorScreen sGame;
        int maxlen,size;
        SnakeNode *head;



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