Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. Four Pack also available!
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Overwhelmingly Positive (4,705 reviews) - 96% of the 4,705 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (136,039 reviews) - 96% of the 136,039 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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ethanray2468
( 115.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
I first started to play terraria on my ios device and loved it and the computer version is 200% better this is a great game.
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DJBeatz
( 1,002.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
Terraria is a is a 2D action-adventure sandbox video game developed by Re-Logic. This game is a very action packed game with an RPG feel to it. It has different weapons and armor assorted to it. You can be a Warrior, Mage, Ranger, Summoner, and now they have added a throwing class. Weapons assorted with that are the molotov cocktails and spears. You can even be all 5. There is no in-game selecting, you make the weapon or armor and you are what you want to be. There will never be that hint of regret in Terraria. This game is based on 3 things: combat, building and crafting. This game has so much to offer from 30+ different armors, 50+ building materials and hundreds of different crafting recipes so the player can have loads of different varieties of stuff to do. I have been playing this game for 5 years and have 1,000+ hours on this game. I am glad to say this game is my favorite game to play on a rainy day. You can make a randomly generated world and no world is ever the same so you don't have to worry about getting the same world creation again. What I like the most about this game is I like the overall concept of the game; the building, the combat, everything! You can never go wrong with this game. What I honestly disliked is two nerfs to two items in this game. One being the Orb of Light being nerfed to the Shadow Orb. Why I do not like this nerf is because the light has been drastically decreased from a bright brown, almost orange light that follows you and lights up your path to a dingy purple orb that barly lights up anything and has to teleport to your character because it simply cannot keep up. I wish it gave just a little more light. It was overpowered I do agree because after you got it, there was no use for torches anymore but it is totally destroyed. It is so bad that everyone sells it for the one gold that it gives because it is an easy way to get some cash early. Almost every Terraria player you may ask if it is worth keeping rather than selling for a gold coin, they would happily take the gold coin. The other item that got a nerf was the star cannon. The star cannon used to be a really overused, overpowered magic weapon that used fallen stars in its recipe and used stars for ammo. It was a weapons that rapidly shot out stars and used a lot of mana to destroy the bosses that stood in its way. It got nerfed because the weapon was seen as too powerful so the damage was severely decreased and the velocity was decreased as well. For example, instead of shooting 2-4 stars a second to 1 star per second. Even though I did not like the nerf, this had to be nerfed anyway. Regardless of the nerfs, this game has panned out to be an interesting and exciting game to experience and play all these years. I give this game a 9.5 out of 10. Those two nerfs were the only thing holding it from being a 10 out of 10. I would recomment this game to anyone who asked. Have fun and enjoy Terraria!
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Acidfire27
( 475.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
This is possibly one of the best 2-D action/adventure games I have played in a while. The things that make this game so great are the endless building possibilities and the unique bosses. There are hundreds of blocks/items that the player can choose from to meet his/her building standards. Buildings range from a meek little fishing shack on the beach to a castle for the npc's to roam. The possibilities for building are endless. The bosses are unique in the sence that they each have their own attack or ability that the player needs to learn to be able to overcome the boss.
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Mr.Cow
( 90.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
As you can tell by my hours I love Terraria! This game always presents you with something new. From exploration to combat, it's always cool to see how things are gonna play out. If you do get this game, I suggest that you bring friends! For the most part, I always played with two too three friends. Although the game is still enjoyable playing solo, it's more fun to bring friends.And NO this is not a copy of Minecraft!
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Heetagan
( 1,528.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
this game has a masive amount of content so expect to be playing this game for a while. this is one of my favorit game of all time
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xYariix
( 34.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
I like this game. Pretty Good.... The only thing is....ITS PERFECT XD. Anyways I recommend this awesome game.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
209 of 237 people (88%) found this review helpful
236 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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146 of 165 people (88%) found this review helpful
24 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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340 of 471 people (72%) found this review helpful
503 people found this review funny
Recommended
385.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
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67 of 72 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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85 of 104 people (82%) found this review helpful
44 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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166 of 238 people (70%) found this review helpful
236 people found this review funny
Recommended
455.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
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37 of 40 people (93%) 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
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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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