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A simple snake game right in your command line. Just try it, it is fun :)

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Terminal snake game

A simple snake game right in your terminal using python built-in curses package.



  • python 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8
  • curses
  • OS compatibility
    • Linux
    • Mac
  • docker



Please press esc or cntl+c to stop the game.

Docker installation

Please run following script to obtain application from docker hub:

docker run -it vyahello/cli-snakegame:0.1.0

PYPI installation

Please run following script to obtain latest package from PYPI:

pip install cli-snakegame

Please execute pysnake CLI tool from your shell:


Run from source code

Please execute command from the root of your source directory:

python -m snake

Development notes

Run code analysis

In general static code analysis consists of following tools: black, flake8, pylint, mypy and unittests accordingly. To be able to start static code analysis locally please run following script from the root directory of the project:

./ install-dependencies

Anyway, this script is triggered via Travis CI.

Run unittests

Also you can run unittests separately. Please run script from the root directory of the project:


After please open test-report.html file to see detailed testing report

Release notes

Please refer to CHANGELOG file to get more details


Author – Volodymyr Yahello (

Distributed under the GNU license. See LICENSE for more information.

You can reach out me at:


  1. clone the repository
  2. configure Git for the first time after cloning with your name and email
  3. pip install -r requirements.txt to install all project dependencies
  4. pip install -r requirements-dev.txt to install all project development dependencies

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