While it could be argued that part of the appeal of Wordle, the five-letter word game that took the internet by storm last month, is its exclusivity, we don’t blame anyone for not having enough. Luckily for players looking to get lost in the art of letter deduction, there are actually a few ways you can keep the game going without having to wait 24 hours.
As reported by life hacker, Devang Thakkar, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at Duke University, has developed a file that allows players to test their power on all of the above Wordles. About Memory of Wordles past, users are given an interface that closely resembles Wordle with a few additional options: “First”, “Previous”, “Choose”, “Next” and “Last”. These buttons allow players to go through the puzzles and try the ones they might have missed.
However, Thakkar isn’t the only Wordle fan who has developed a way for players to relive puzzles from the past. Noah Metzger is another fan who has developed a similar file, albeit with a slightly different design. In Metzger’s archive, users can scroll through a list of puzzle options, complete with their original release dates, until they find the one they’re looking for. Like Wordle, it also keeps track of which puzzles players have solved and in how many tries, allowing you to add these previous puzzles to your current score and perhaps even bolster your bragging rights.
And hey, if you’re feeling really cheeky, and I mean fresco–you can also consult the unofficial ones and very NSFW Wordle split lascivious. As mentioned on the game’s home page, Lewdle is a game about “dirty words” and draws its word bank from vulgar and obscene language. If you’re the type to avoid a Cards Against Humanity game, this might be the best one to avoid.
If you haven’t tried Wordle yet, be sure to check out GameSpot’s guide to the best opening words and other techniques that can give you an edge.
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