Building a Wordle game to correct misperceptions about Republicans and Democrats.

This project is ongoing.

Republicans and Democrats often overestimate how extreme the differences between the two sides. They hold misperceptions about the other side that results in more distrust and animosity. We will design a fun wordle-like game to correct these misperceptions. This is the second such game we are building. Grab a friend and play GuesSync (, a two-player party game we built earlier this year.


Must haves:

Experience building applications with Javascript and React

Interested in game design and development


Nice to have:

Experience using Google Cloud/AWS infrastructure

Experience in UX design

Comfortable with playtesting prototypes

Project Timeline

The project start date is early October. The position will initially be till the end of the semester but can be extended based on progress made. We expect to build multiple such games to correct political misperceptions till Summer 2023.


Coding with JS/React to build the game

Iteratively build the game with frequent playtesting

Host the game on Google Cloud infrastructure

Available to meet once a week


While the game will be built from scratch, we already have game designs to guide development.

We also will be borrowing the cloud infrastructure from the existing guessync game.

Typical Time Commitment
Desired Length of Commitment


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