GameMaker (2.3)



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This library provides utilities for verifying words and picking words from a list, useful for making word games. It also ships with 2 English language dictionaries to get you started --- "simple" for common words 2-12 letters long, and "full" for more comprehensive needs.


Checking if the user's input is a valid word

global.dictionary = new CheckWordDictionary(working_directory + "dictionaries/simple/full.txt");
var word = get_string("Enter a word:", "");
if (global.dictionary.check(word)) {
    show_message("\"" + word + "\" is a valid English word.");
} else {
    show_message("\"" + word + "\" is not a valid English word.");

Picking random words

global.dictionary = new PickWordDictionary([
    working_directory + "dictionaries/simple_by_length/3.txt",
    working_directory + "dictionaries/simple_by_length/4.txt",
    working_directory + "dictionaries/simple_by_length/5.txt",
var wordOfTheDay = global.dictionary.pick();
show_message("Your word of the day is \"" + wordOfTheDay + "\"");
var words = global.dictionary.pickN(10);
show_message("Your words are: " + string(words));

For more details, please see the official GitHub Wiki for documentation on using this extension.

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GMS2.3 - Version 1.0.1. Published November 18, 2021

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