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#1
I didn't see a thread for Terraria so I thought I would start one. The best way to describe it would be like a 2D Minecraft. (Edit: Wrong, The more I play the more I realize its extremely different from Minecraft) Its a fun game and a great time killer just like Minecraft. A lot more fighting and has PvP and teams/colors.
Its on Steam for $9.99

I set up a server to play with a few friends so I don't know to much about it yet but a sad part about the server is right now it only holds 8 people. :(

Edit: http://www.terraria.org/
Has links to forums/Chat/Twitter & more.
 
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This game has minecraft elements but is not minecraft. I would say it i more complex. Overall, I like MC more, but this is really fun.
 
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Didn't mean to say it was Minecraft but a nice way to paint a picture for someone that hasn't heard of it I think would be saying "its like a 2d Minecraft", But yes your complete right it is not Minecraft. Still very fun
 
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Hehe this is addictively fun... xD although haven't improved much from my 1st gameplay.. Got eaten too much by zombies when night falls lol.
 

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Does it get new updates a lot like minecraft, or it shit pretty much a finished game with new content probably coming in the form of DLC if there is any new content?
 
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It gets updates a lot like minecraft it seems.
 

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I tried it, somehow it did keep me busy for a while. Then I had to do other things. I might play again, I need people to move into my homes.
 

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Once I got the molten armor, the muramasa, the flamarang, and had killed the 2 summonable bosses like 40 times + killing skeletron, I stopped playing because there really isn't much else to do.
 

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I found an Enchanted Boomerang in a chest (yeah I'm deep in the ground!) and it rocks.
 

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I just started playing this a few days ago, just finished up my floating Castle, screenshots not big enough to show the final tower :(

 

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Holy crap this thing just appeared in my house. I got it down to half health and then it flew away! I could have killed it! FUCK.

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I guess a charm against the Evil Eye would help you a lot! (lol joke)
 

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You have to summon that to get it to appear.
You don't have to summon it. (Eye of Chulu) I've had it come randomly 2 times now.
 
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Gwahh so addicting lol... Especially making other worlds just to pillage ores and stuff hahaha
 

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You don't have to summon it. (Eye of Chulu) I've had it come randomly 2 times now.
Huh, I havent seen it random or even heard of it being random, must be bad luck :p
 
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Huh, I havent seen it random or even heard of it being random, must be bad luck :p
there are smaller ones that come randomly, but i have never seen one that large in hours of play.
 

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there are smaller ones that come randomly, but i have never seen one that large in hours of play.
I went deep, deep underground, and then "SOMETHING IS WATCHING YOU" appeared on the screen. I then used my teleport to home item, and this thing appeared.
 

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I haven't summoned it myself ever, usually my friends have, but I believe you have to be underground at one of those altars to summon it.
 
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i have to say, just like minecraft: i didn't think much of terraria at first,

but it gets addicting. for me it will never be on par
with minecraft, but it's still a goof waste of time :)
 

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It really shouldn't be compared to Minecraft, it is about building, but it's a lot about fighting and crafting gear, also it's half the price now and will be 1/3 the price with Minecraft is fully released.
 

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Only can be purchased through Steam? :(


I assume it is an indy title so I wonder if it will ever be part of an Humble Bundle. At the same time, $10 is difficult to pass up.
 
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I would love to see Terraria go 3D like minecraft. It would open it up to a whole new level of awesome. It still wouldn't be a rip off of minecraft even if it was 3D.
I love the RPG element of Terraria. The color teams,the weapons,npc/s,tons of fighting,hunting down items,etc. just makes it awesome!

But yes it can only be purchased through Steam.
 
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Game has a ton of micromanagement. I made a wood sword, felt like I accomplished a lot. Any tips and tricks for a newcomer? ;D Is it worth it to build a house? I dont see a real use..cept maybe if its protected from slime.
 

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Game has a ton of micromanagement. I made a wood sword, felt like I accomplished a lot. Any tips and tricks for a newcomer? ;D Is it worth it to build a house? I dont see a real use..cept maybe if its protected from slime.
You need a house. For a place to put workbenches, beds, etc. You will need to protect yourself when a blood moon comes up.

I have a whole town. Once giant hotel structure with 4 stories for the NPC's, and a small 5th house for another NPC. I also have my house with double thick walls, and tons of chests, etc. I'll take a screenshot of it.