Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 93

Tell us what’s happening:

I am confused about what I have been asked to do here. I was asked to add a string to text.innerText in the buyWeapon() function using concatenation and that it must contain a new line. But it does not seem to be checking.

Your code so far

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 weapons = [
  { name: 'stick', power: 5 },
  { name: 'dagger', power: 30 },
  { name: 'claw hammer', power: 50 },
  { name: 'sword', power: 100 }
];
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."
  },
  {
    name: "cave",
    "button text": ["Fight slime", "Fight fanged beast", "Go to town square"],
    "button functions": [fightSlime, fightBeast, goTown],
    text: "You enter the cave. You see some monsters."
  }
];

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

function update(location) {
  button1.innerText = location["button text"][0];
  button2.innerText = location["button text"][1];
  button3.innerText = location["button text"][2];
  button1.onclick = location["button functions"][0];
  button2.onclick = location["button functions"][1];
  button3.onclick = location["button functions"][2];
  text.innerText = location.text;
}

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

function goStore() {
  update(locations[1]);
}

function goCave() {
  update(locations[2]);
}

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

function buyHealth() {
  if (gold >= 10) {
    gold -= 10;
    health += 10;
    goldText.innerText = gold;
    healthText.innerText = health;
  } else {
    text.innerText = "You do not have enough gold to buy health.";
  }
}

function buyWeapon() {
  if (gold >= 30) {
    gold -= 30;
    currentWeapon++;
    goldText.innerText = gold;
    let newWeapon = weapons[currentWeapon].name;
    text.innerText += " " + "You now have a " + newWeapon + "." + "\n" + "In your inventory you have:" + " " + newWeapon + ".";
    inventory.push(newWeapon);
    
  }
}

function fightSlime() {

}

function fightBeast() {

}

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Challenge Information:

Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 93

I would suggest resetting the lesson.

Here was the original starting code for the challenge

function buyWeapon() {
  if (gold >= 30) {
    gold -= 30;
    currentWeapon++;
    goldText.innerText = gold;
    let newWeapon = weapons[currentWeapon].name;
    text.innerText = "You now have a " + newWeapon + ".";
    inventory.push(newWeapon);

 }
}

The test wants you to add a new text.innerText below your push method and add the string In your inventory you have:

You don’t need any of this

or this

And you need to account for spacing, then the test will pass

hope that helps

@chapman.aden

It is great that you solved the challenge, but instead of posting your full working solution, it is best to stay focused on answering the original poster’s question(s) and help guide them with hints and suggestions to solve their own issues with the challenge.

We are trying to cut back on the number of spoiler solutions found on the forum and instead focus on helping other campers with their questions and definitely not posting full working solutions.

What it is asking of you is to add a new text.innerText property just like the other one in the function but use String concatenation

String concatenation just means adding 2 or more strings together. For example, if you want to concatenate “Thank” and “you”, it becomes “Thank you” by adding “you” to the end of “Thank”.

it would look something like:

text.innertext = "Thank";
text.innertext += " you";
// output = Thank you 

This is a method called “chaining” there are other ways to achieve this result, but its what is being used in the lesson because it allows you to separate the two and have them hold different variables.

Thank you so much. That helped. It has been sorted now.