What is WordleBot? Wordle analysis tool explained

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We are nearing the end of 2021. Everyone is exhausted from another tiring year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The stress of the holidays strains our sanity and the desire for distraction is stronger than ever.

Walk in wordle. The unassuming pun, created by Josh Wardle, was born out of an act of love between him and his pun-loving partner. Cleverly incorporating his last name into the title, Josh Wardle launched the game into the world after unanimous praise from his partner and loved ones. Before he knew it, the simple, no-frills pun grew as fast as an uncontained forest fire.

Just as making homemade sourdough bread became a phenomenon at the start of the pandemic in 2020, playing ⏤ and sharing ⏤ Wordle became a phenomenon at the end of 2021, and remained so until 2022.

What about the game is so addictive? Well, for starters, it’s not trying to be something it’s not. There are no banner ads up or down or annoyingly popping up mid-game. There are no flashing lights or neat effects. There are only five empty spaces and a letter keyboard.

“I think people kind of appreciate that there’s this thing online that’s just fun,” Mr Wardle said in an interview with the New York Times. “It’s not about trying to do anything shady with your data or your eyeballs. It’s just a fun game.

It’s been six months since Wordle first graced us with his presence, and the desire to master wordplay hasn’t waned one bit. Even when everyday word choices get tougher with The New York Times’ acquisition of the game, the simple word game is more addictive than ever.

For some, playing Wordle is how they start their day. They roll over on their side, grab their phones from the nightstand, and squint at the LED screen while waking their brains with a simple (and sometimes not-so-simple) five-letter puzzle. For others, Wordle is the perfect afternoon pick-me-up to enjoy on their lunch break. For the rest, Wordle has become what they look forward to at the end of a long day.

What is WordleBot?

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Now that The New York Times has upped the ante with tougher word choices, trying Wordle’s pick of the day isn’t always as easy as throwing a dart in the dark. For many, there is more intent behind the game now. People don’t just want to find the right word, they want to do it in as few tries as possible. Enter WordleBot.

WordleBot is an analytical tool that will not only calculate your skill level against your luck habit, but also make you a better Wordle player. Ergo, this will help you solve the puzzle in as few steps as possible.

How to use WordleBot?

First, play your daily Wordle. Secondly and most importantly, go to WordleBot using the same web browser you just played Wordle in. Then press on to the following pages as WordleBot walks you through what you did well and/or how you could have improved.

WordleBot’s best feature is its lessons on how to choose the best seed word, as the seed word will determine how quickly you solve the puzzle. From there, it teaches you how to make the smartest word choices to eliminate as many words, especially vowels, as possible.

Have no fear ⏤ WordleBot won’t mess up the daily wordle for you because you need to complete the wordle first and then navigate to your daily wordle mate.

And, just when WordleBot was released, The New York Times shared the best opening word for getting the most out of your daily Wordles. Any guesses? We will tell you anyway. It’s CRANE for normal mode and DEALT for “hard mode”.

Have you done your daily Wordle yet? Otherwise, Here is. Good luck!

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