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3.94 stars 3.94/5 Stars Average score of 17 user reviews spread across 12 releases and 0 DLC

Fun with friends. 0

It's easy to say Terraria is 2D minecraft, and hell I think I've said that to several people who have asked me about it, but it's much more than that. It takes minecraft concepts and puts a real game around it (a fun one at that). You do all the minecraft things like chopping down trees, smashing up stones, and building a shelter, but you end up exploring massive dungeons with boss fights, discovering underground forests, and using your jetpack to fly a floating island. This game has depth! I...

8 out of 9 found this review helpful.

No, it's not minecraft. 0

This game is very unique and fun, despite people constantly referring to it as a minecraft rip-off. With the "you dig, you craft it's minecraft" generalization. Although it has similarities to the elements of minecraft basics, in 2D. The gist of the game do not tie together to minecraft at all, however you may play it as a 2D minecraft if you wish. You start out by having a set of copper tools ready at hand, destroying a tree that collapses, collecting resources to craft a workbench. Then stone ...

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

A Subtle Steal, With Adequate Results 0

Terraria is a new game that was suddenly released, with little fanfare, by developer Re-Logic on May 16. It was anticipated for quite some time as a sort of 2D parallel to Minecraft, being directly cited as a reference and taking several game elements into scope. It’s an open world 2D platformer, with worldbuilding themes and an oddly RPG flair. It seems like it came out of nowhere in the gaming world, and it has taken a lot of websites by storm, becoming the major flavor of the month for many ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Furiously Addicting but a Ton of Fun. 0

Hard to believe you start off with just a pick and an axe.  Terraria is a hard game to classify, it’s also a hard game to spell but that’s all beside the point, Terraria is great fun, painfully addicting, and has a ton of depth both literally and figuratively. Most of all, it sets itself apart from the other crafting games out there right now to put together one simple, easy to pick up,  and fun to play experience that’ll keep you busy for dozens and dozens of hours. It’s a charming experience,...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Forget Minecraft, think rogue-like and buy Terraria 0

Terraria is a colourful and approachable sandbox game on a 2D plane, where you control a character as they explore the world, collect loot, and mine in search of new material to turn into loot, and more challenges to hit over the head with shiny new hand-made stuff. Almost all of the action happens underground, and you discover different and distinctive environments the further you go, each with different dangers and rewards. Nearly every mention of Terraria (including this one) compares it to M...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Meh 0

I played this game for roughly 15 hours mostly just to see what all the fuss was about, and I'm now feeling really let down by this game; I don't know how long you have to play to get to the sort of stuff you see in all those youtube videos with jetpacks and big boss fights, but I felt like I was nowhere near any of that. It was 15 hours of inventory management. There may be an interesting game hidden in here somewhere, but it's buried pretty deep....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Digging Terraria 0

After seeing the Quick Look for Terraria (helpfully linked to here) and seeing it going for a song on Steam,I figured I'd give it a try and see whether it was worth the fuss.Turns out,it's well worth the price of purchase.Though it throws you right in the middle of things practically blind,deaf,and dumb,your abandonment in unknown lands actually turns out to aid in the appeal to the game.That lack of knowledge breeds interest and curiosity,which naturally progresses to invention,innovati...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

There's mining and crafting, but also so much more. 0

It's hard to review a game that is the second entry into a genre. Especially a genre so specific as the "Crafting" genre crafted by (pun totally intended) Notch and his mainstream phenomenon, Minecraft.  I very specifically promised myself I would avoid comparisons, but here I am, first paragraph and I'm already starting on it. That big eyeball boss? You'll end up killing a ton of those.    Terraria is a 2D, loot-based platformer (much like Castlevania) featuring 16-bit retro style graphi...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Minecraft, but not really... 0

The only concept this game shares with Minecraft is the removal of blocks, and the replacing of them. Once that happens the game is completely different. This is unique in its own way and a very refreshing take on the new "Minecraft Genre" of games. Multiplayer is very fun and easy to set up. 3 1\2 stars only because it doesn't feel as deep as it could be, lack of achievements (I know, I'm a terrible person), and no stat tracking. ...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Biggest dissapointment in pc indie games 0

Terraria is a brand new surprise attack of a game that appeared brand new a few weeks ago. It took the internet by surprise and showed everyone what they could do with the minecraft formula. But can this sneak attack of a video game live up to the high hopes of gamers up in this place? Lets find out.Right off the bat there is something odd about this game. It just resembles to much of minecraft. The game clearly lifts everything right from notch's previous work. Ignoring that, the game starts of...

5 out of 26 found this review helpful.

A game that doesnt fallback on story or graphics but is great fun 0

Terraria is an indie game made by Re-Logic for download via PC (not Mac as of yet) for a mere 10 smackroos. In a gaming world overrun by triple 'A' tittles where everyone is trying to put their sights on the next videogame graphical apex it is nice to see a 'retro-style' game like this come out from an independent game developer and see it do great from a sales aspect. This 2d downscroller delivers great character customization, environment manipulation, and gameplay with a misleadingly simplist...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The best value on Steam 0

I bought this game on a whim after hearing Jeff talk about how much time he dumped into it. For ten bucks it seemed like a great value. Over fifty hours of game time later I can safely say that Terraria is one hell of a game and for only ten dollars it's an absolute freaking steal. Buy this game. It's not just another Minecraft clone it's so, so much more than that....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The best value on Steam 0

I bought this game on a whim after hearing Jeff talk about how much time he dumped into it. For ten bucks it seemed like a great value. Over fifty hours of game time later I can safely say that Terraria is one hell of a game and for only ten dollars it's an absolute freaking steal. Buy this game. It's not just another Minecraft clone it's so, so much more than that....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

So, this is one of those modern games. 0

I must admit I was deceived. You see, I'm a huge old-school style fan, platformers have that charm from former days where gaming had but one defining characteristic that could make them stand out, challenge. No overblown stories, pretentious ideas that ultimately fail, nor hollywoodian graphics to cover the lack of depth. Here's the controller, you can jump to save yourself from the waterfall of enemies coming up at the screen, sometimes you were able to shoot some kind of projectile or perform ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

I literally cannot stop playing this game 0

I literally cannot stop playing this game. I decided writing a review might help me get away from it for a little while.Terraria is fun, and it does include elements from another game (Minecraft), but it is also has some unique elements of its own. You can build a small town or castle, where people will come to live after you meet certain conditions. The crafting in Terraria is more straightforward than it is in Minecraft, but crafting isn't the only thing the game offers. The game is a kind of ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Great Sidescroller 0

Graphics: Great-  8-Bit inspired and really fun to see the pixelated world!  Some animations are slightly inaccurate but I figure that's not a game breaker  Music/Atmosphere: Great! I love the fact that it does get a time period / sun rotation in this game, and the different music makes the world seem a lot bigger and less... sandboxy Objectives:  There is a clear set of objectives and an unclear way of achieving them, I love that-- some people don't. All in all I'd argue that this game is essen...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

only for sick retronerds 0

Unintuitive, userhating shit game that only someone with a letter combination mental disability and a sickly retronostalgic obsession can love.  This game not only hates you, it ignores you. It shoves you into a world filled with no instructions and shit controls.  It boggles me how this piece of shit has become so popular....

0 out of 8 found this review helpful.

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