Replit + Pygame: The Output screen gets this error “There was an error connecting to the server”

Is Replit a usable tool for programming Pygame code?

For me, the problem with “connecting to the server” comes and goes randomly.

Based on other threads around the same topic, it seems to be a known issue that Replit has not been able to fix.

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It used to be…
New update seems to be a little buggy, but hopefully they’ll fix it.


You can try hitting ‘Try again’, or refreshing, while the program is still running, but most likely the output domain (since Jan 1 replit changed to a new domain for this) is being blocked more, possibly because it is a very new domain. ( was usually the fix but now I am not so sure.)