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britneyxoxo (1) [Avatar] Offline
Hi Mr. Sande and Mr. Sande
I was trying to do the Chapter 10 Skier game program. I put the code in and stuff, but whenever I load, it says:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:/Python25/", line 75, in <module>
skier = SkierClass()
File "C:/Python25/", line 8, in __init__
self.image = pygame.image.load("skier_down.png")
error: Couldn't open skier_down.png

I'm not sure if this is an issue with my code (I've checked the code several times)

Can you give me some advice?

Thank you!
warren.sande (211) [Avatar] Offline
Re: Skier opening Issue
Most likely, you don't have the image files, or you don't have them in the same folder as the code.

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sunwuk0ng (1) [Avatar] Offline
Re: Skier opening Issue
Hi Mr.Sande
I read the codes in Skier and there is a code that seems odd to me:
I search the guide from Pygame and known that pygame.display.update() receives an argument that is a rectangle or a series of rectangle.
I never see a function like obstacles.draw(screen) so I can not figure out how it work and the entire code works.
Could you explain this line of code for me?
Thanks a lot.
Best regards.