Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 56

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<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="./styles.css">
    <title>RPG - Dragon Repeller</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="game">
      <div id="stats">
        <span class="stat">XP: <strong><span id="xpText">0</span></strong></span>
        <span class="stat">Health: <strong><span id="healthText">100</span></strong></span>
        <span class="stat">Gold: <strong><span id="goldText">50</span></strong></span>
      </div>
      <div id="controls">
        <button id="button1">Go to store</button>
        <button id="button2">Go to cave</button>
        <button id="button3">Fight dragon</button>
      </div>
      <div id="monsterStats">
        <span class="stat">Monster Name: <strong><span id="monsterName"></span></strong></span>
        <span class="stat">Health: <strong><span id="monsterHealth"></span></strong></span>
      </div>
      <div id="text">
        Welcome to Dragon Repeller. You must defeat the dragon that is preventing people from leaving the town. You are in the town square. Where do you want to go? Use the buttons above.
      </div>
    </div>
    <script src="./script.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>
/* file: styles.css */
body {
  background-color: #0a0a23;
}

#text {
  background-color: #0a0a23;
  color: #ffffff;
  padding: 10px;
}

#game {
  max-width: 500px;
  max-height: 400px;
  background-color: #ffffff;
  color: #ffffff;
  margin: 30px auto 0px;
  padding: 10px;
}

#controls,
#stats {
  border: 1px solid #0a0a23;
  padding: 5px;
  color: #0a0a23;
}

#monsterStats {
  display: none;
  border: 1px solid #0a0a23;
  padding: 5px;
  color: #ffffff;
  background-color: #c70d0d;
}

.stat {
  padding-right: 10px;
}

button {
  cursor: pointer;
  color: #0a0a23;
  background-color: #feac32;
  background-image: linear-gradient(#fecc4c, #ffac33);
  border: 3px solid #feac32;
}
/* file: script.js */
let xp = 0;
let health = 100;
let gold = 50;
let currentWeapon = 0;
let fighting;
let monsterHealth;
let inventory = ["stick"];

const button1 = document.querySelector('#button1');
const button2 = document.querySelector("#button2");
const button3 = document.querySelector("#button3");
const text = document.querySelector("#text");
const xpText = document.querySelector("#xpText");
const healthText = document.querySelector("#healthText");
const goldText = document.querySelector("#goldText");
const monsterStats = document.querySelector("#monsterStats");
const monsterName = document.querySelector("#monsterName");
const monsterHealthText = document.querySelector("#monsterHealth");

// User Editable Region

const locations = [
  {
    name: "town square",
    "button text": ["Go to store", "Go to cave", "Fight dragon"]
    "button Functions": [goStore, goCave, fightDragon]
  }
];

// User Editable Region


// initialize buttons
button1.onclick = goStore;
button2.onclick = goCave;
button3.onclick = fightDragon;

function update(location) {

}

function goTown() {
  button1.innerText = "Go to store";
  button2.innerText = "Go to cave";
  button3.innerText = "Fight dragon";
  button1.onclick = goStore;
  button2.onclick = goCave;
  button3.onclick = fightDragon;
  text.innerText = "You are in the town square. You see a sign that says \"Store\".";
}

function goStore() {
  button1.innerText = "Buy 10 health (10 gold)";
  button2.innerText = "Buy weapon (30 gold)";
  button3.innerText = "Go to town square";
  button1.onclick = buyHealth;
  button2.onclick = buyWeapon;
  button3.onclick = goTown;
  text.innerText = "You enter the store.";
}

function goCave() {
  console.log("Going to cave.");
}

function fightDragon() {
  console.log("Fighting dragon.");
}

function buyHealth() {

}

function buyWeapon() {

}

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Challenge Information:

Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 56

The best help I can offer without giving you the answer is to throughly read the info given about objects in step 54 of this project. At least that is what helped me understand the exact issue that I had. (Assuming we are talking about the same syntax error, as you did not post what the actual error was that you were given)

I hope this helps!

SyntaxError: unknown: Unexpected token, expected “,” (23:4)

Hi @kempje

The error that was thrown is saying that a comma is missing.

If you carefully look at the locations array, you may find where it goes.

Happy coding

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i do not see it

:sob::sob::sob::sob::sob:

Look at the first object property, then compare it to the second one.

The error code tells you exactly what the issue is. What does it say it was expecting, and where was it expecting it? If you can answer that you will solve your syntax error.