Okay so i am started a project for a java class of mine, i would like to make the game simon, you know where there are four different colored buttons and it plays random sequences and you have to repeat them. I was thinking of using the random function, but i have never used it before. So if anyone can help me with any ideas, and if possible explain how i could use the random function in this case it would be greatly appreciated. Any help or ideas would be great? thanks

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You want game logic ideas?


Pseudo code:
const integer max_level = NN;

integer sequence[max_level];

for ( i = 1 to max_level) // for each level
{
for ( j = 0 to i) // get a random sequence length i
{
sequence[j] = random number 1-n for n buttons)
}
for ( j = 0 to i) // display goal sequence
{
show the user the sequence (flash the buttons?)
}
for ( j = 0 to i) // let user have a stab at it
{
get the user input for sequence[j]
compare it to sequence[j]
if(not correct input)
show failure message and break out of i loop

}
}

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