“I can’t stop playing Wordle!” This admission is the title of Bill Gates‘ latest Gates Notes blog post, in which he details his strategy for playing the word game that seems to have taken over America.
If you’re not familiar with Wordle, the game gives solvers everywhere six chances to guess the same five-letter word once a day by entering five-letter words into a series of blank spots. Correct letters in their correct spaces turn green; correct letters in the wrong spaces turn yellow, and letters not contained in the word turn gray.
Gates says he’s addicted to Wordle. But there are three other Wordle-related games he also likes to play every day, and they do sound pretty fun. Here they are, plus one more suggested by a Gates fan in the comments to his blog.
In this Wordle variant, you have to guess four different five-letter words at the same time within nine guesses. Each guess is applied to all four words. Quordle sounds hard, but I was able to do it on my first try. It…
This article was written by Minda Zetlin and originally published on www.inc.com