January 24, 2022 1:18 pm

Summer rage: what is Wordle about, the puzzle game that causes a sensation in the world

With a simple and addictive proposal, Wordle became the new fashionable online video game among young and old, and it is already considered the fury of summer. The yellow, gray and green squares are a virtual platform sensation and became the center of attention on Twitter. In this case, only clues they occur in three shades of color that indicate the presence or not of the character and if it is in the correct position.

The game will allow that in each of the six attempts a locker in green point out what letter is in the correct position. In yellow will indicate that the character is part of the word, but it is elsewhere, while in gray the letter entered is not part of the challenge to guess. Seen like this, it could be said that it is simple, but it must be recognized that it is well thought out.

An image of a ship full of containers that simulates a Wordle boxTwitter

This “simple” game is the first big hit of 2022 and is already causing a sensation everywhere because, with its simplicity, it managed to attract thousands of people from all over the world. In social networks, many Internet users began to share the final results, as well as the unsolved puzzles, or part of the “achievement” that they harvested and proposes the platform to make the moment more interactive.

An image that reflects the level of addiction that gambling caused
An image that reflects the level of addiction that gambling causedTwitter

Thus, Twitter was filled with memes and yellow, gray and green squares with the image of the game showing step by step with the lockers. In most cases is done in six attempts, but there were also some tweets that managed to get it right on the first entry. While the challenge is fairly straightforward, it is highly addictive for those yearning to fill it out.

One of the game memes
One of the game memesTwitter

Wordle is a pun that was created by a programmer dedicated to your partner, according to a interview of The New York Times a Josh Wardle, a software engineer from Brooklyn.

As part of the premise of entertainment and, in tune with his surname, its creator decided baptize your creation as Wordle. It was released in October as a little entertainment for family and friends; at first it housed only 90 online players, but two months later his little creation became a hobby of more than 300,000 people. One of the “attractions” it offers is that it is free of advertising, since it began as a secondary project for the engineer and his family.

From the massification, the comparisons began
From the massification, the comparisons beganTwitter

“I think people appreciate that there is something entertaining and that it does not try to do anything suspicious with your personal data. It’s just a fun game”, Said the creator about the success that Wordle had.

"Me, trying to explain to new generations what Twitter was before Wordle"
“Me, trying to explain to the new generations what Twitter was before Wordle”Twitter

Unlike other casual games and proposals that tend to take a long time, Wordle only offers one game per day and if the correct word could not be guessed, you will have to wait until the next day. In addition, since all players are facing the same online challenge at the same time, once someone discovers the puzzle, the interaction revolves around the resolution of the game.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in one of the memes
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in one of the memesTwitter

This option was the key to Wordle’s viral success, with thousands of players starting to tweet their games. It is worth clarifying that the shared images do not reveal the secret word but the distinctive colors of the virtual attraction.

One of the memes to reflect the level of addiction that the game produces
One of the memes to reflect the level of addiction that the game producesTwitter

Reference-www.lanacion.com.ar

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