Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. Four Pack also available!
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Overwhelmingly Positive (5,497 reviews) - 96% of the 5,497 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (135,568 reviews) - 96% of the 135,568 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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Cloudz
( 47.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
♥♥♥♥ing fantastic game
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paulwilly
( 91.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
Product received for free
this ia an amazing 2 platform game for anyone who loves pvp and boss battles and it has a good section for the builder
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Cynical Cyrado™
( 813.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
This game is one of the Elder Ones. One of the great ones and one of the wise ones. By not getting this, one could, with rightness, asume that you need training wheels to walk.

I have played this game for 815 hours and it is impossible to get tired of it. You can play this game for thousands of hours without getting bored. The replayability is amazing.

There is an astounding amount of things to discover and do, such as: defeating all the bosses, get the best gear possible, build the most amazing base anyone has ever seen in gaming history, build an event grinder and much, much more.


I really recommend this game and for you to play it as much as possible to discover and do everything it has to offer, if you don't, you're wasting your money.
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Pelican Priority
( 12.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
I played this on mobile before playing on pc. Here's my tip to beginners: Don't make your first world a large world. You'll get lost looking for loot.
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GERMA.YRN
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
Product received for free
really fun, one of the best games ever made.
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Link Is Bro1964
( 190.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
think about playing this game its fun if you like adventure games
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Triggered Scяuв
( 9.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
Product received for free
2D ripoff of Minecraft but cool!
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powen
( 26.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
The first world i created was small and was on normal difficulty. I had no iddea how the game worked or just how much you could do, craft, build, and explore. I started cutting down trees, with the axe of course, and saw that it had no durability. So i kept for the remainder of the time I played. I tryed making a shovel and got hrribly confused at how to dig down. 10/10 would go back and be a noob again.
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The Sir
( 59.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
Fun game, hard to get the hang of. But that feeling when you start to understand it is amazing. The devs dont stop updating it. A new Terraria has been announced as well.
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Misaki1625
( 227.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
Product received for free
hello i love playing terraria, and its awesom to play, but from some reason i cant play the game it wont start so if anyone that can help me please help me! I really want to play more but the game shut itself down and i did everything to fix it but still dosent work so please i really want to play the game more.
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428 of 472 people (91%) found this review helpful
483 people found this review funny
Recommended
214.9 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"
-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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117 of 134 people (87%) found this review helpful
152 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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103 of 115 people (90%) found this review helpful
16 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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263 of 356 people (74%) found this review helpful
404 people found this review funny
Recommended
385.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
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132 of 180 people (73%) found this review helpful
188 people found this review funny
Recommended
454.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
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47 of 52 people (90%) 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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18 of 20 people (90%) found this review helpful
15 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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16 of 17 people (94%) 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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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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13 of 18 people (72%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
7.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
Product received for free
First of all I want to make clear something: I really liked the soundtrack at the opening. Now you may begin to read the review.

Terraria is a sandbox adventure game, where your main objective is to survive. You'll start with 3 useful tools in single player: Godly Copper Shortsword, Massive Copper Pickaxe and a Chopper Axe. You can change your character, like the style of your clothes and hair and also the character name. You can decide the map size, there are three different sizes: Small, Medium and Large. And also you can choose up to two different difficulties in the game: Normal and Expert. The game lets you craft lots of contents with the workbench you can make on the inventory menu. If you die, you won't lose your full inventory only things like: silver coins.

After these standard things of sandbox from above, I started to swing with my axe hoping to cut a tree, but it didn't work like Minecraft. Apparently you needed to wait several seconds more than the game. But if you cut down one place of the three, the whole tree will fall down so you get the woods faster than Minecraft. So when I had like hundred ten wood I started trying to craft some things, but for it I needed to find the inventory menu. Like I said it isn't the same as Minecraft. So I've pressed tons of buttons to find out how to make a workbench, but I couldn't find it. I looked online on a guide of Terraria to find an answer, after I found the button to craft; esc I died of a zombie. Because it was already dark.

I spent several minutes to make a house to survive the nights. After I made a house I started searching unexplored areas and found some treasures. I started turning back to my house, when it was almost dark. I started crafting several of craft able items and began to become a true legend. I still died most of the times. My pc crashed and needed to start all over again, but 10/10 I'll start all over again. But in expert mode.

My impressions of the game so far.

The game starts boring, but later when you understand how to play it starts to become fun. The game made me clear to say this: the game isn't (almost) the same as Minecraft.


The Pros and Cons of the game.


Pros.

- Lots of different creatures
- Lots of different blocks
- Lots of items to craft
- Amazing gameplay
- Lots of caves to explore
- Admirable soundtrack
- Many bosses
- Has trading cards


Cons.

- The game has sometimes starting up problems on my pc


The game is totally worth it even without any discounts. Received a free copy for testing/reviewing purposes. This review is part of the Steamified Community Review program. For similar reviews and fantastic giveaways please visit http://www.steamified.com/.
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