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I''m trying to do a simple Rock Paper Scissors game but I cant get the computer to pick a number between 1-3. 1 rock 2 paper 3 scissors can anyone help?

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use rand() % 2 + 1
store the return value in a variable, then put statements like if value == 1 then rock, else if value == 2 then paper else scissors,

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quote:
Original post by mickey
use rand() % 2 + 1
store the return value in a variable, then put statements like if value == 1 then rock, else if value == 2 then paper else scissors,


That would be rand() % 3 + 1 ... and be warned that the low bits of rand() aren''t that random.

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(int)(3 * ((double)rand() / (double)RAND_MAX)) + 1

Slower, due to the * and / though.

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