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Posted by Andy Brown on 28 January 2022
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Wordle and Wise Owl
You've probably already played Wordle:
You have up to 6 goes to guess a five-letter word. Yellow means that a letter exists, but not in this position; green means that you've guessed the correct letter in the correct position.
The game is made more interesting by the fact that a word can include repeats of the same letter.
My experience of Wordle
Here are my current Wordle statistics:
5 guesses is my most common result, although I've never (yet) needed that final 6th guess.
Wordle in other formats
Wise Owl being who we are, we couldn't resist seeing if we could get Wordle working in different formats. Try these:
|Power BI||Power BI doesn't lend itself well to Wordling; it's a tribute to Sam that he got this working at all!|
|Python||No glossy interface for this one sadly, although it is functional.|
It would undoubtedly be possible to create Wordle also in C#, Visual Basic, Word (using user forms), Access and even SQL (although the user interface might be a bit primitive for this last one), but you have to draw the line somewhere ...