Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 65

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How do I select the first element of the button text property inside the update function?:thinking: I have tried everything and I cant find how to do it. Pls help me

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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");
const locations = [
    {
        name: "town square",
        "button text": ["Go to store", "Go to cave", "Fight dragon"],
        "button functions": [goStore, goCave, fightDragon],
        text: "You are in the town square. You see a sign that says \"Store\"."
    },
    {
        name: "store",
        "button text": ["Buy 10 health (10 gold)", "Buy weapon (30 gold)", "Go to town square"],
        "button functions": [buyHealth, buyWeapon, goTown],
        text: "You enter the store."
    }
];

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


/* User Editable Region */

function update(location) {
  button1.innerText = location[0]["button text"];
  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\".";
}

/* User Editable Region */


function goTown() {
  update(locations[0]);
}

function goStore() {

}

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 65

I found the solution you just have to select the first element of the button text property by
selecting it outside. Have a happy 2024 and a good year of coding! :firecracker: :sparkler:

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