Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. Four Pack also available!
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Overwhelmingly Positive (5,306 reviews) - 96% of the 5,306 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (135,609 reviews) - 96% of the 135,609 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 16, 2011

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About This Game

Dig, Fight, Explore, Build: The very world is at your fingertips as you fight for survival, fortune, and glory. Will you delve deep into cavernous expanses in search of treasure and raw materials with which to craft ever-evolving gear, machinery, and aesthetics? Perhaps you will choose instead to seek out ever-greater foes to test your mettle in combat? Maybe you will decide to construct your own city to house the host of mysterious allies you may encounter along your travels?

In the World of Terraria, the choice is yours!

Blending elements of classic action games with the freedom of sandbox-style creativity, Terraria is a unique gaming experience where both the journey and the destination are completely in the player’s control. The Terraria adventure is truly as unique as the players themselves!

Are you up for the monumental task of exploring, creating, and defending a world of your own?

Key features:
  • Sandbox Play
  • Randomly generated worlds
  • Free Content Updates

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux

    REQUIRED

    • OS: Windows Xp, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 2.5GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 200MB
    • Video Card: 128mb Video Memory, capable of Shader Model 2.0+
    • DirectX®: 9.0c or Greater

    RECOMMENDED

    • OS: Windows 7, 8/8.1, 10
    • Processor: Dual Core 3.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 4GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 200MB
    • Video Card: 256mb Video Memory, capable of Shader Model 2.0+
    • DirectX®: 9.0c or Greater

    REQUIRED

    • OS: OSX 10.9.5, 10.10
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 2.5GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 200MB
    • Video Card: 128mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable

    RECOMMENDED

    • OS: OSX 10.9.5, 10.10
    • Processor: Dual Core 3.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 4GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 200MB
    • Video Card: 256mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable

    REQUIRED

    LINUX
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 2.5GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 200MB
    • Video Card: 128mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable

    RECOMMENDED

    LINUX
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    • Processor: Dual Core 3.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 4GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 200MB
    • Video Card: 256mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable
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Overwhelmingly Positive (5,306 reviews)
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stratovideo
( 6.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
Very fun game! I love it because you can build as much stuff as you want, fight bosses, upgrade you stuff and more! Gets an 8/10 from me.
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Chocolate_Bar
( 42.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
10/10 Would definitely recommend checking the wiki for help
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Auris331
( 41.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
one of the best sandbox games ever, so much fun to play, you can come up with a lot of challenges, build a lot of cool things. It gets old eventually, but that's what mods are for!
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kAArot kIEIng
( 115.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
Just the best game, endless gameplay with sooooo many items to use and customize, but it will always be fun and challenging even after you beat the final boss, do it again to get better loot, play with friends and just game fun.
10/10 would play over and over again(to late)
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( 103.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
It gets my SEAL of approval.
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teeheeman™
( 86.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
I bought it and told all the kids in class that i had minecraft
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Boooooty Racer
( 21.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
Amazing game! Most people think that this game might be some kind of 2D minecraft, but it is actually very different from minecraft.

Very unique game. Great with friends. Extremely cheap price when you pick on sales.

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Dipstick
( 294.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
I don't normally write reviews, but something in me felt like I should start, so I'm gonna start here, with the game that got me into PC gaming for real.

Terraria is a gold mine (literally). It's like a 2D Minecraft that's better. Spent too many hours in this game, and I'm pretty sure half of those are fishing hours.

overall 10/10 would fire bunnies out of cannon again
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Jhanz
( 21.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
Soooo...This Game...Yeah....
I saw a Dungeon with an old man outside...
Ignored him and Went inside...
Halfway down the dungeon...Heared a Fckin Scream....
Panicked and quickly went up...
Just outside the Dungeon it kinda felt safe with someone...
Then suddenly the old went Batsht Crazy and Transformed into a Bigass skeleton with Hands and Floats around...
I was so suprised i went back to the dungeon and saw another Fckin Skeleton head called Guardian....
They Killed me..
I'm Never going back in that Dungeon Again....
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446 of 491 people (91%) found this review helpful
499 people found this review funny
Recommended
216.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
After 177 Hrs I will give it a review.

So I started like :
-Make a character
-Make a world
-Kill harmless animals
-Chop some trees down
-Build a house
-Die at night time
-I thought I was brave enough to face all the monsters
-Die
-Die
-Die
-Die
-Die
-I felt sad since I couldnt kill any enemies.
-I went mining
-I died of boulders
-I was raging
-I went on to kill more harmless animals
-I felt guilty
-I mined more
-I got good gear and a nice sword
-I tried facing the monsters at night
-I killed them all..
-I felt like I was the best
-I summoned Eye of Chutulu
-Die
-Die
-Die
-I killed it after loads of tries
-I felt even better
-More mining.
-I got down to the "underworld" , Which took "Hell of a lot of time ;3"
-I melted
-I was killed because my feet were on fire.
-I got Hellstone
-Better Stuff
-Killed a ton of pre-hardmode bosses
-I hated Wall Of Flesh
-Entered Hardmode
-Die
-Die
-Die
-Destroyed altars..
-Ghosts (Wraiths) were after me
-Tried to call ghostbusters... No response
-Die
-Mined new cool ore
-Better stuff
-Hardmode bosses
-Even better stuff
-I took down all of the mechs
-I tried Duke Fishron
-Die
-Die
-Die
-Die
-Killed him
-got gud
-Got cool stuff
-Raided jungle / dungeon
-Got sniper rifle
-360 Noscoped a bunny
-Felt MLG
-Tried moonlord
-Die
-Die
-Die
-Die
-Die
-Die
-I killed him
-I felt soo gud I tried expert mode
-I regret that decission... a lot

Welp.. that is where my story ends..
Hope you will like this cool game ;)
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107 of 119 people (90%) found this review helpful
17 people found this review funny
Recommended
102.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
Terraria looks basic at first, but there is an entirely confusing and complex world under the surface.
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120 of 139 people (86%) found this review helpful
159 people found this review funny
Recommended
154.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 8
Yeah!
Wooden armor!
Ooo
Better iron armor!
Ooo
Better armor still!
Look! I found a spark stick!
Ooo
This Ruby staff is better!
Ooo
A Lazer gun!
Ooo
It became useless after hardmode!
Ooo
Hardmode!
Ooo
Unicorns
Ooo
I found a new ore!
Ooo
This ore's better than the last ore
Ooo
This ore's even better!
(Ten hours later)
Man, the moonlord is such a pushover! I'm bored.
*Restart*
Ooo
Wooden armor.
(Completely accurate gameplay)
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269 of 364 people (74%) found this review helpful
410 people found this review funny
Recommended
385.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
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136 of 185 people (74%) found this review helpful
192 people found this review funny
Recommended
455.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
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48 of 53 people (91%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
387.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Well I think it's about time to review this gem.

Terraria is one of the best value-per-dollar games you can buy on steam. Period. Obviously some of the free-to-play games can match that value (because you spend nothing) but the amount of content in this game is just ridiculous!

Ever since 1.0, there have been 3 absolutely game-changing updates, for completely free. The game was already worth it just at 1.0, apart from bugs, but then they litterally quadrupuled or quintupled every aspect of the game. 1.0 got the basics right; satisfying combat, fun exploration, lots of sandboxy things to do, but as I just said, it's sandboxy; there's a lack of an appropriate ending besides "get the most powerful stuff." 1.3 gave us the Moon Lord which is the equivilant of the Ender Dragon from Minecraft; it doesn't end your game after you defeat it but it's something tough even with the gear you get from him, so it feels like a climactic end.

You'll start off small with your copper shortsword, or maybe you build the wooden broadsword to replace it. After many hours you'll have slowly went through the arsenal of weapons and armor the game provides you, from bows to guns to MAGIC, and from simple "take less damage" armor to armor that has really unique effects such as allowing you to reflect damage and draw aggro from enemies for your friends.

On top of the weaponry you have all of the things to do with blockbuilding. There's so many pieces of furnature and different materials you can use to make something that looks amazing, and then you can customize it further by changing shapes with a hammer or recoloring blocks through the paint gun. On top of those cosmetic things you also have the (as of a recent update) fairly extensive wiring system that can allow you to create some pretty cool traps or other mechanisms such as spawning enemies or opening/closing doors.

And on top of THAT you have the massive variety of enemies to fight, some of which will completely obliterate you and you'll enjoy every minute of it. All of the bosses have their unique elements and you'll definitely be surprised the first time a signature move comes out (like the first time that the Corruption boss comes out of the ground).

AND ON TOP OF THAT you have a thriving modding community if the base game doesn't have enough content. Whether you just want more content or complete overhauls, the modding community's got you covered in user-friendly mod managers and easy mod installation.

So basically I'm saying the game's pretty good and you should buy it if you haven't already with how often it goes on 50% and 75% sales.
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19 of 20 people (95%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
104.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 20
Introduction:
Terraria is a 2D sandbox game with elements of action, mystery and adventure set in a beautifully pixelated world of flying eyeballs and various biomes like hell. With the choice to build, mine, fish, explore, fight and ride unicorns, how you play the game is really up to you.

Pros:
-Customisable characters with cloud support.
-Dozens of weapons, armour, equipment, tools and consumables to choose from.
-Various mounts and pets to choose from.
-Multiple biomes with their own unique inhabitants, resource and behaviour.
-Over ten bosses that provide a challenge for combat lovers.
-Interesting NPCs who appreciate your horrible houses.
-More than one way to play the game (such as fishing, mining and dying).
-Hundreds of craft-able items and dozens of blocks.

Cons:
-Very time-consuming (although some see this as a good thing).

Overall:
Terraria is not a rip-off of Minecraft, but is actually a phenomenal game packed with fun and a lot of content. It is definitely worth its price and twice the fun when played with a friend. Even after beating the final boss, there are still lots to explore, discover and achieve in this wonderfully made game. I personally rate this game a 9/10.
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24 of 29 people (83%) found this review helpful
16 people found this review funny
Recommended
381.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 22
okay so, what if minecraft was 2d and had actual content and was actually fun
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17 of 23 people (74%) found this review helpful
Recommended
356.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 12
This game is 2d side scroller meets minecraft meets rpg meets sandbox to say the least.
But it is so much more.
Instead of describing every little thing its best to just generalize the game

Theres basically 2 parts, pre-hardmode and hardmode
pre-hardmode is the 1st part of the game consisting of semi-hard mobs, events, and bosses.
hardmode is the 2nd part that you unlock after beating the 1st part. It contains alot tougher mobs, events, and bosses.
Theres alot of different biomes, both above ground and underground. Each changes as you switch from one mode to the other.

This game is pretty cool in both visuals and replay value.
If anything, the 2-d aspect of this side scroller game gives it its unique and abstract appeal.

This game is only as fun as your imagination allows you.
The community is pretty decent too compared to other games.

Theres a PC, Console, and Mobile version of the game, each with varying small details and unique mobs/bosses.
PC obviously has the most content due to PC's handling more graphics and having more storage space and programs.
Whoever, the mobile and console versions are just as good and i would highly recommend trying those out as well (i have all 3 versions)

The fun isn't limited to just solo, playing it with friends is also an option, and is alot more fun.

This game is pretty much done with updates (at least thats what i thought until they made the newest wire and mechanics update). Still, theres always the possiblity that they can add more content later on down the line. Still, with the current content its still pretty fun.

***** 5/5 stars no question
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
136.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 24
Nice sandbox, nice survival game

- You'll always have something to do here
- The game is huge if you like to get all the achievements, kill all the bosses and play all the classes.
- Awesome multiplayer game
- Kind of hard at the beginning because everything is hard to get and everyone can kill you easily but it's worth
- You can "share" your singleplayer worlds and it's amazing.
- You can play with all your characters in all your worlds so it's nice because if you get something cool for another character can just let it in a chest, switch characters and get it. :D

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