Wordle swept the internet when it appeared online recently. This attention led to it being purchased by The New York Times and even a Game Boy port. This also prompted some copycat iterations of the formula. A new Wordle clone just appeared called Heardle, and it puts an audible spin on the popular game.
Wordle is a game that gives users six attempts to guess a daily mystery word. You start off by typing in a random 5-letter word, and the game will tell you which letters are correct. If a letter is highlighted green, then that letter is in the word and in the right place. A yellow color means that the letter is in the word, but in the wrong place, and a gray color means that the letter is incorrect.
Heardle is a Wordle clone that lets you guess a mystery song
Following in the footsteps of Wordle, Heardle is a game that has you doing much the same thing. Instead of guessing words, you’re given snippets of songs, and you need to guess what song is playing. Much like Wordle, you have six attempts to guess it.
The similarities stop there, however. When you start a round, you’re given a one-second snip of the song, and you need to try and guess it. On your next attempt, it gives you a little more of the song. Each attempt you use, you’re given more of the song until you use all of your attempts.
Retro music lovers will NOT like this game
If you want to go and start guessing songs, just know that the selection is a bit limited. If you were born after the year 2005, then you should feel right at home, but most others won’t. The selection of music caters to those with modern tastes. You’ll get songs from Post Malone, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, and other artists dominating the radio stations.
However, if you like older acts, then you’re out of luck. If you don’t like modern popular music, you might just have to stick with Wordle. Click here to play Heardle.