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Yeardle is a history-based Wordle game that aims to test how much history fans know.
You will start with three random events from a certain year in history. The goal is to figure out when they all took place. You can type your answers if you are using a keyboard. Make use of the minus symbol (-) before the year to indicate BC (E).
In Yeardle, players get eight chances to get the right answer, and like in Wordle, their wrong answers are turned into color-coded hints. Guesses that are more than 200 years off look gray, and guesses that are between 40 and 200 years off look brown. Guesses that are more likely to be right are shown in red, orange, and yellow. A correct answer is shown in green.
Everything from ancient Mesopotamia to the 20th century seems fair game, but fans will need to know a lot about world history to figure out some of the clues. For example, the last Yeardle puzzle was:
Wuwei Chanyu of the Xiongnu dies and is succeeded by his youthful son Er Chanyu.
The Han Dynasty forms an alliance with the Wusun by marrying a Han princess to their king.
Gaius Marius, together with the consul Publius Rutilius Rufus, initiates sweeping reforms of the Roman army.
Even though games and history aren't always linked, they do sometimes come together. It might not be as hard as the confusing Octordle, which asks players to come up with eight words at once, but it seems to be for people who know more than just the basics about the topic.