Hangman Game

The classic hangman game is a good case study for a simple JavaScript game. The logic of the game itself is very simple, but its implementation offers a good range of challenges and techniques.

The Complete Game

BackBefore we begin with the step by step analysis and construction, you can find the complete implementation here. This page takes a wee while to load because of the huge word list included...

If you want to check out some other implementations for comparison you can find a Flash version here. Flash is an interesting technology to compare are is it is the main alternative to JavaScript/HTML for building web applications.

Background Info

You can find a great introduction to JavaScript programming here.

You can find a collection of HTML5/JavaScript game engines here.

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