Photo of all of the Wordle party game pieces laying on a table.

Wordle Comes to Life in New Wordle: The Party Game

July 14, 2022

By: Samantha Plaisance

 
 

The New York Times and Hasbro have announced that Wordle is not just for online players anymore. The Wordle Party Game will be a board game where two to four players compete head to head in real-life to solve puzzles. 

Wordle Party Game screenshot of player using pieces to spell out a word.

Wordle is a game that people worldwide have become familiar with over the last few years. The puzzle game makes players guess a five to six-letter word in six attempts or less. On the online version of the game, players select their chosen letters and will be shown by color whether they are correct or incorrect. Correct letters will turn green, while wrong guesses will turn gray. Now, here comes the complex part. Just guessing the correct letters isn't a win; players must guess the word based on the correct letters they've chosen. Letters that are correct but in the wrong order will turn yellow, and only putting them into their proper order will prompt them to turn green. The answers will never be plural, and the same letters can be used more than once in a word.

 

Hasbro and the New York times have stated that the game will be as close to the online version as possible, except in the real-life version, players will need to designate a "Wordle Host" who will be the one to write down the word for each player to guess. Just as in the original, the competitors will only have six tries to guess the Wordle, and the fewer the guesses, the fewer the points. The player with the least amount of points at the end of each round will be crowned victorious. Hasbro also went on to say that the game will include a couple of new variations, such as fast, timed, or teams. 

The Wordle board game is available for pre-order on Amazon and HasbroPulse for $19.99 and comes with 45 green tiles, 45 yellow tiles, 3 Wordle boards, 3 shields, 1 Secret Word board, 3 dry-erase markers, and the game guide.