The internet loves two things: A new trend, Y Word games. Wordle is both, and even has a love story in the mix. On Sunday, second day of 2022, the online The pun went viral and it was played by more than 300,000 people.
That It started as a word guessing game created by Jost Wardle, a Brooklyn-based software engineer, for his partner who loves word games. Since then, you’ve probably seen ppeople tweeting blocks of gray, green and yellow. If youant to be part of the fun, this is how Wordle plays.
How to play (and share) Wordle
Wordle is a once-a-day puzzle game on a simple, ad-free website. Start with six blank rows of five boxes each. The game does not give you any lyrics to start, yyour goal is to fully guess the word before all six guesses run out.
After guessing a word (and it must be a real word, not random letters), the letters will turn gray, yellow, or green.
- Gray it means that the letter is not in the word at all.
- Yellow means the letter is on the word, but not where you guessed it.
- Green means that the letter is in the exact place where you guessed it.
Once you understand the rules, it is simply an elimination game. Start with one word and see if you can get yellow or green tiles (if you’re new to word games, we’ve got a hack for you below).
Once you’ve guessed the word, you’ll see a pop-up with your streak, scores, and a countdown to the next Wordle. You can click “Share“To copy your score into visual emojis, stick it on a tweet and send it. So you are addicted and cTo return to Try it every day.
How to master Wordle, even if you stink of puns
Yes, like me you stink of puns, here’s some good news: Wordle has a great variety. Wordinary game lovers can get competitive with it, but if you are a beginner, there are a couple of tricks you can use to guess the word correctly on the third or fourth try.
The good thing here is that you are limited to only guessing five letter words, sOr your best strategy is to guess words using the most common letters of the English alphabet. Try words that include the letters e, t, a, i, o, n, s, h and r. Y, more commonly, words begin with the letters t, a, o, d, and w.
Here are some word suggestions to start with: siren, octal, abuse, etc. HThere is a list of the most common in the world. five letter words.
After your first or second try with this, you will probably get two or three yellow or green tries. You will also know what letters you should not include.
Then you can start the removal process on your own. Obviously u canse Google (for my puzzle, I searched for “five letter words containing ‘nal’,“Or you can trust in a wonderful site like Word hippo.
Here, you can filter words that contain certain letters, and you can even use the advanced filters to define letters at the beginning, middle, or end of words. With this list, find the right word in no time. Once you do a couple of times, you will have the confidence to solve Wordle without help.