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Comprehensive list of Wordle variants

# Original

• Wordle - Guess a five-letter word in six guesses. Each guess must be real words.

# Multiple Wordle Grids

• Dordle - Wordle on two different grids at once.
• Tridle - Wordle on three different grids at once.
• Quordle - Wordle on four different grids at once.
• Octordle - Wordle on eight different grids at once.
• Sedecordle - Wordle on sixteen different grids at once.
• Kilordle - Wordle on 1000 different grids at once.
• Polydle - Choose how many Wordle grids to solve at once (maximum 2315).
• Thirtle - Solve thirty consecutive Wordle grids as quickly as possible.
• Crosswordle - Wordle on two intersecting words.

# Word Variants

• Squardle - Wordle in two dimensions across a 5x5 grid with six different words.
• Absurdle, Evil Wordle - Wordle rules, but the answer is adversarial. Infinite guesses.
• QWRTL - Wordle without the letter E.
• Waffle - Squaredle grid (5x5 grid with six words) with shuffled letters and 15 swaps to find the correct grid.
• Reversle - Given an answer and grid of clues, find a sequence of words that matches the clues as quickly as possible.
• Survivle - Normal Wordle rules but you must use the information you have and the goal is to play as many rounds as possible without finding the answer.
• Absurvivle - Absurdle but the goal is to survive as long as possible.
• Scrabwordle - Wordle, but your word must also match a given Scrabble score.
• xordle - Wordle with two disjoint answers but only one board. Guess both words correctly to win.
• Fibble - Wordle, but the clue contains one lie in every row.
• Sixdle - Wordle with six-letter words and answers.
• Warmle - Wordle, but a yellow clue lets you know if are within 3 letters alphabetically for that position.
• Wordle Peaks - Wordle, but each position is hinted based on the alphabetical direction of the answer's letter in that position.
• Symble - Wordle, but hints are given as a random 3 symbols and it is up to the player to determine what the symbols mean. Important to note: symbols clue at the answer letter in that position, not the guessed letter.

# Math Variants

• Primel - Guess a five-digit prime in six guesses. Each guess must be prime.
• Mathler - Guess a six-character expression that equals a given number.
• Nerdle - Guess an eight-character equation.

# Answer categories (English words + category are all legal guesses)

• Taylordle - Answer will be related to Taylor Swift.
• Byrdle - Answer will be related to choral music.
• A Greener Wordle - Answer will be related to climate change.
• Wordle-BTS - Answer will be related to BTS.
• Moxle - Answer will be a 5-letter Magic: the Gathering card name.
• Sweardle - Answer will be a four-letter swear word. Guess it in four guesses.
• Jordle - Answer will be Neopets-related.
• Queerdle - Answer will be queer related words of various lengths.
• YGODLE - Answer will be Yu-Gi-Oh! related.

# Guessing and answer categories (The set of legal guesses == the set of answers).

• Oundle - Guesses and answers must be a British place name.
• Lewdle - Guesses and answers must be in the lewd word dictionary.
• Paimordle - Guesses and answers must be characters, items, and concepts relating to Genshin Impact.
• BRDL - Guesses and answers must be a 4-letter bird banding code.

# Fandom Variants

• Enchant Worldle - Magic: the Gathering. Guess a card in 20 tries, recieving hints on card properties.
• Commander Codex - Magic: the Gathering. Guess a commander and receive hints based on card properties.
• Squirdle - Pokémon. Guess a Pokémon and receive hints based on Pokémon properties.
• Lordle of the Rings - Lord of the Rings. Uses only five-letter words (including names) in the main text of Lord of the Rings
• Swordle - Star Wars. Guess 5-character Star Wars words including numbers and dashes.

# Transit/Geography

• Airportle (Avi Bagla), Airportle (Scott's Cheap Flights) - Guesses and answers must be three-letter airport codes.
• Subwaydle - Guess a valid NYC subway trip from point A to point B.
• Worldle - Guess a country by its outline. Hints are distance and direction between the guessed country and the answer country.
• Globle - Guess a country based on color-coded hints indicating distance.
• Tradle - Guess a country based on its export profile.
• Flagdle - Guess a country based on its flag. Hints are a similarity score between your guess's flag and the actual flag.
• Flagle - Guess a country based a 2x3 grid of a flag that reveals one square with each guess.

# Joke Variants

• Letterle - Guess one letter in 26 guesses.
• Windle - Wordle built for Windows 3.1.

# Other Variants

• Semantle - Guess any word or phrase. Hints are the Word2Vec semantic distance between guess and answer.
• Scidle - Like wordle, but you create a word or phrase using five consecutive elements from the periodic table.
• Chessle - Like Wordle, but for Chess openings.
• Fusekle - Like Wordle, but for Go openings (fuseki).
• Pictle - Using Wordle rules, use guesses to match a picture inspired by the Wordle puzzle from 7 days ago.
• Heardle - Guess a song by hearing increasingly long opening snippets. Features design language from Wordle.
• Squaredle - Boggle-like word finding game. Features design language from Wordle.

### JaSfields commented Apr 23, 2023

Mazele (https://mazele.io/) a daily maze wordle like game, clues are given from row and column totals

### gigig987 commented Apr 25, 2023

https://historychallenge.club/ you have to guess a famous historical figure every day. You have 5 attempts, 5 clues and you can guess if a letter is in the name to get closer to the solution. Powered by chatgpt.

### perlDreamer commented May 31, 2023

I have created Frolfle (http://www.frolfle.com) which is a disc golf guessing game using the disc's flight number for hints. Comes with 3 levels of difficulty and 3 different hinting styles.

### ARezaK commented Jun 11, 2023

https://guessthe.game Guess The game

### flatoy commented Jun 13, 2023

https://lemot.fr <- New French version
https://www.wordle.lol. <- Norwegian version. I noticed the one in the list is broken.

### Meghan2300 commented Jul 17, 2023

Wordle 2nd Generation, guess the word by context.
https://kveez.com/en/contexto/

### Meghan2300 commented Aug 28, 2023

Dilemmle - Guess the people’s sentiment about different dilemmas.

### ARezaK commented Sep 26, 2023

Guess The Audio (http://guesstheaudio.com)
Guess The Book (https://guessthebook.app)

### ElitoGame commented Nov 4, 2023

MCdle - Guess today's minecraft block, item and mob!

### Meghan2300 commented Nov 16, 2023

The best Statele of them all Statele

https://streakle.net - Create a league and compete with friends to top the leaderboards!

### robobun7 commented Jan 30, 2024

costcodle.com, guess the price of a Costco item in 6 guesses or less

### torinman commented Feb 10, 2024

here is my list so far (some of these are already in there)
https://ducc.pythonanywhere.com/flaggle/

Centordle (100 wordles at once): https://hked.live/centordle/
Sexaginta-quattuordle (64 wordles at once): https://64ordle.au/
Duotrigordle (32 wordles at once): https://duotrigordle.com/
Sedecordle (16 wordles at once): http://sedecordle.com/
Octordle (8 wordles at once): https://octordle.com
Quordle (4 wordles at once): https://www.quordle.com/#/
Dordle (2 wordles at once): https://wordle.onl/dordle
Nordle (n wordles at once): https://www.nordle.us/

Globle (Guess country): https://globle-game.com/
Worldle (Guess the country based on the outline): https://worldle.teuteuf.fr/
Tuble (Guess the London Underground station): https://tuble.co.uk/
Nerdle (Maths equation wordle): https://nerdlegame.com/
Mathler (Maths equation wordle): https://www.mathler.com/
Foodle (Wordle with food-related words): https://food-le.co/
Absurdle (Word changes based on answers): https://qntm.org/files/absurdle/absurdle.html
Birdle (Wordle with bird-related words): https://quuxplusone.github.io/wordle-clone/birdle/
Heardle (1) (Guess the song): https://www.spotify.com/heardle/
Heardle (2) (Phonetic based wordle): https://heardle.glitch.me/
Crosswordle (1) (Fill in the gaps): https://crosswordle.vercel.app/
Crosswordle (2) (Two intersecting wordles): https://crosswordle.serializer.ca/
Crosswordle (3) (Crossword puzzle of wordles): https://crosswordle.xyz/
Waffle (Grid of wordles): https://wafflegame.net/
Survivle (Try not to get the word): https://lazyguyy.github.io/survivle/
Wordle peaks (Wordle based on position in the alphabet): https://vegeta897.github.io/wordle-peaks/
Redactle (fill in Wikipedia article):
https://www.redactle.com/

and the best flaggle ever: https://ducc.pythonanywhere.com/flaggle/

### torinman commented Feb 10, 2024

and some more joke variants:
https://horsle.glitch.me (always horse)
https://leahneukirchen.github.io/luckle/ (you always win first try)

### anilvar commented Feb 24, 2024

Tyzlle (Wordle crosswords): https://tyzlle.com/

### MistorBistor commented Feb 29, 2024

Isaacle - The Binding of Issac. Guess a TBoI item and receive hints based its properties.
Literalnie - Polish variant of wordle

### Jacobrosen819 commented Mar 10, 2024

I Created a version of wordle that keeps going after you get the answer right I would love to get your feedback on it

📷
thewordshift.com/

### TylerJang27 commented Mar 18, 2024

travle is a great geography one

### dhoulihan commented Apr 1, 2024

Worchle is a daily word search Wordle variant

### kellydornhaus commented Apr 5, 2024

double-dabble from the makers of fibble and xordle. letters get paired together and you must guess pairs of letters instead of individual letters

### PersonalPythonProgrammer commented May 13, 2024

What about duotrigordle? 32 wordles at the same time

### damianolszewski commented May 19, 2024

Literówka is polish multiplayer wordle game.

### TomWaterz commented May 23, 2024

Reviewdle is a movie guessing game based off of reviews by people

### Doctor0You commented May 29, 2024

Hádej slova is czech variant

### damaru2 commented Jun 12, 2024

Telegram wordle using phonemes. You can play it in a group with other people.

### Openstreetmapler commented Jul 10, 2024

LikeWordle is a whole website of Wordle clones and variants.

Also, there is The Wikipedia Game with daily challenges, which has the same concept as The Wiki Game which is a real-time online game. In both games, you have to find the shortest path from one Wikipedia article to another one while only using blue links.