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Bardle is a Shakespeare-themed Wordle. You can use words or characters from Shakespeare. This isn't for casual fans who can only think of names like ROMEO and ARIEL. But if the names OSRIC, FESTE, and EGEUS are easy for you to say, this one might be right up your alley.
Try to guess 5 letter phrases that Shakespeare's characters or words used. The tone on Bardle Wordle shows if you are right or wrong about what you are guessing. The green color of the square shows that the letter is in the right place. If it has a yellow tint, that means it is in an unacceptable place. Assuming that the letter has a dark tone, the letter isn't in any place.
This Bardle version differs from the original game in several ways:
All of the five-letter character names could be right. This can be difficult for plays you haven't read.
Some of the common terms for theater that come from Shakespeare are also correct. So, you might see words like "stage" or "scene" at some point, to give a couple of obvious examples.
Most of the answers, though, will be words that should be easy to connect to Shakespeare. Until you get the hang of it, it's hard to explain. One tip is to think of scenes and quotes from Shakespeare that you know well and ask yourself if there are any five-letter words in them. Hamlet is the one about the guy who talks to the skull... oh, wait, skull! Everything is a stage... world! Stage! Get it? What is a midsummer?
Lastly, all of the words on the list are ones that Shakespeare used. Some people are surprised by this because they thought they could use all their usual starting words. Nope. If Shakespeare didn't use the word, you probably shouldn't use it.