Commputer programming (poker card game)

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Requirements:  This is a project-oriented assignment, which will be the lab coding work for the remainder of the course.  Create a manually played game, in particular, a poker card game is suggested, and code samples will be provided for programming a card game.  

Lab 8: 

  1. Create a 1D array of String to store a deck of cards.  Use the following scheme to store the cards:  “VS”

Where V is Value and S is suit.  For example, AS would be Ace of Spades, 4D would be 4 of Diamonds, QH would be Queen of Hearts, TC would be 10 of Clubs (use T for 10).  So for face cards, A-Ace, K-King, Q-Queen, J-Jack, T-Ten.  The Diamond cards would be 2D, 3D, 4D, 5D, 6D, 7D, 8D, 9D, TD, JD, QD, KD, AD.  Initialize the deck String array in the code with the { , , } initializer list.  Optional to read from a file, but not necessary.

  1. Ask the user how many players n (1-7)
  2. Print the unshuffled deck, then shuffle the deck by generating two random numbers between 0 and 51, and swapping the elements in those two array locations, at least 100 times.
  3. Deal 7-Card-Stud to n players (need 49 cards for 7 players) into a 7x7 array called hands[][].  Use a counter to access the deck[] array from 0 to (7*n)-1, while setting up a nested loop to iterate over n players (rows) and 7 columns.
  4. Rules:  No betting.  No drawing.  Just deal the cards all at once into the hands[][] array, using the # of rows needed for each player (1-7) and all 7 columns.  Note:  use 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42 or 49 elements depending on # of players.
  5. Show the current state of the deck (all 52 cards) and the hands for the players.
  6. Determine if a flush exists for each hand (use 4 counters).  A flush is a hand with 5 or more of the same suit.  You can compare a particular item in the hand array as such: 

if (hand[p][c].charAt(1) == ‘C’) ++cCount;  // where p is player, c is card, and do this for each suit

  1. Some of the variables which will be needed:  String [] deck;  String [][] hands;  int numPlayers;  loop counter variables;  other counters such as int cCount, dCount, sCount, hCount;  // these would be used as counters for clubs, diamonds, spades, hearts.  Remember to initialize them to 0 before processing the hand.

Alternate to 7-Card Stud:  create a simple game that uses arrays and methods (functions).  For example, Craps, Blackjack, Yahtzee, etc.  You can also do a simple simulation of a sport.

7-Card Stud Sample Output:

Please enter # of players:  2

Unshuffled Deck:  (Note:  print in 4 rows using modulus, for example:  if ( (n+1) %13 ) System.out.println(); )

2H 3H 4H 5H 6H 7H 8H 9H TH JH QH KH AH

2S ….

2D ….

2C ….

Shuffled Deck:  (Note:  include all 52 cards, print in 4 rows like unshuffled deck)

7D  AC  8C  KD  KS  TH  QD  5S  2S  JD  7H  2H  JD  5C ..  ..  ..  ..

Player 1 Hand:

7D 8C KS QD 2S 7H JD

Player 2 Hand:


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