Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. Four Pack also available!
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Release Date: May 16, 2011

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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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Skorpion
( 320.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
It's one of the best games evah!
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GMD spooky [SOI]
( 72.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
10/10 IGN rating best game evr.
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💖Deathkitten💖
( 205.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
This game gets my stamp of 10/10. This game is so much fun and has so much in it..and the replay value is awesome, Cuz even after you are done with your own world, you can go join a friends...you can invite friends..and you can all play together..multiplayer. The games sandboxy..you can go anywhere and do anything..though its often not always the brightest idea at times to "go anywhere" unless you are prepared. The game has an incredible amount of depth to it. Though its hard to notice at first because the game seemed to lack a decent tutorial that explained things to you. I overlooked this and enjoyed experimenting and figuring things out on my own. You can literally take anything in the game and pretty much turn it into some kind of usable item, be it fo decoration for a home your building (And you can build pretty much whatever your imagination lets you think of) Or new armor or weapons or random items (Bubble makers...weeee!) This game has so much random fun in it. The bosses are extremely hard, Do yourself a favor if you get this game though and do NOT take items from high level players who want to help you out, it ruins the balance of the game. I was grateful for the help but at the end of the day..getting an endgame weapon (though at the time felt great) Really ruined a vast majority of the game for me making things far to easy. If you are going to get said items from friends..be prepared to make the game extremely easy on yourself. If you dont want the challenge..all fair. But youve been warned otherwise! I think the coolest part about this game is the ability to step into someone elses world and....Oh..I dunno..just drop like...22 golden toilets in a random room for your friend to find at a later time on thier own. 10/10 would drop 22 random golden toilets in said friends room again.
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LIAM
( 152.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
pretty dang good
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Tank Prank
( 473.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
I don't know if anyone will disagree or agree with me but personally I think Terraria is a great game it gives you a challenge (expert mode) But still it matters what you like playing. For example if you like games where you have free will and the game lets you do anything you want you should try terraria or minecraft. Terraria has a good contrast to it and even though it's pixeleted it has a good design. But the only bad point is that I had a problem with the game where it lost all data on terraria and I had to start from scratch. (from begginig of the game)
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BradXElite
( 132.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
Terraria is a fantastic sandbox game which involves many elements of action, mystery and adventure. The game gives the player a choice to build, mine, fish, explore, discover, fight and ride a bumble bee! Also, how you play the game is totally up to you!

Good points:
• Design how your character looks with great customisation options.
• Cloud Support for your characters and worlds.
• Many, many weapons, armour, equipment, tools and consumables to choose from.
• Love pets? Great! There is a variety of pets and mounts that you can can find across the world!
• Many bosses that offer the player a great challenge, especially for people who love combat.
• Multiple biomes with their own unique inhabitants, resource and behaviour.
• NPCs that accept your house design and choose to live in, no matter if its the best of the best or the most horrible.
• Lots of many ways to play this game such as fishing, melee, ranged and more!
• Seems that there is millions of things you can craft.

Bad points:
• I know some people can disagree with this point becuase it can also be a good point for people but the point is that the game is very time consuming, so if you like a long lasting game then this is a excellent choice.

Conclusion:
In my opinion, the game is massivlely fun, especially if you get some friends on, that is full of content. There is so much to explore, even after defeating the final boss. You still get to discover and achieve stuff to keep you satisfied and keep playing for many hours. Personally, with over 130+ hours of game time, I can highly suggest to you that is this game worth it? Absolutely!
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Gb55V:|DjQhxUa4AV{=8_g5RN]KA1L5W
( 220.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
Just to say this is one of the besy games I've ever played. It offers so much content and it becomes even more when you and your friends enjoy the experience of this game together.
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EXO260
( 120.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
Not as good as Starbound but still good. 7/10
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KushLord
( 51.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
Very inticing and enjoyable. A very fun game to play especially with friends.
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Oh2
( 794.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
its okay.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
189 of 217 people (87%) found this review helpful
220 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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140 of 158 people (89%) found this review helpful
23 people found this review funny
Recommended
103.3 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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332 of 460 people (72%) found this review helpful
488 people found this review funny
Recommended
385.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
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65 of 70 people (93%) found this review helpful
7 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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84 of 102 people (82%) found this review helpful
43 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


edit: please stop adding me i don't want to play terraria or starbound with random people online
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162 of 231 people (70%) found this review helpful
227 people found this review funny
Recommended
455.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
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35 of 38 people (92%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
104.5 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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23 of 24 people (96%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
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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26 of 33 people (79%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
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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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
36.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 20
im a starmade addict as i love building things. i figured this game was on sale lets try it

for a 2d game its pretty deep. im barely past the beginning really @ 31 hours. even though ive mined down to the bottom. i found tons of stuff i couldn't mine with a gold pick and i triggered some boss that chain killed me . i can see myself playing this for 100s of hours easily exploring randomly generated worlds and building traps and palaces.
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