Re-logic  Tagged Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Re-logic  RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network Does Launcher for Terraria on Android Actually Work? https://www.gameskinny.com/a44zf/does-launcher-for-terraria-on-android-actually-work https://www.gameskinny.com/a44zf/does-launcher-for-terraria-on-android-actually-work Mon, 01 May 2017 08:00:01 -0400 Paige McGovern

The Launcher app for Terraria claims to be the very first pocket edition mod app for this sandbox adventure game. Launcher currently has more than 4,000 reviews at 4.3 stars, proving its worth as an effective app for many users. There's just one problem... It doesn’t work for everyone.

The app -- which requires Android 4.1+ -- is free to all players who want new characters, building archives, and other content for Terraria. With the help of the app, your character can even become invincible and alter the environment. Of course, Developer Re-Logic has informed users that more new items and features are coming.

The latest update for the app, which released on April 27, fixed some bugs and added Google login support. Unfortunately, many users are complaining that it still doesn’t work. They are not able to log into their Google accounts -- that's not the only issue either.

On the Google Play page, the developer has stated that GGTT might not work with the following:

  • Android 7.1 devices
  • Android 4.3 and 4.4 Galaxy devices
  • Zenfone and Zenpad intel-based devices

However, the developer has stated that they plan to fix this in future updates. In addition, Android 5.1 and 6.0 users should be wary of lagging and crashes, as these bugs have been reported as well.

Those who are interested in downloading Launcher for Terraria should be aware that pre-existing data can't be transferred to the launcher. Once the Cloud Save feature is implemented, old progress can be uploaded then.

While Launcher for Terraria is far from perfect, it's made many users very happy. The developer seems to be well aware of the app's shortcomings, and we can only hope this awareness leads to compatibility improvements in the future.

If you have any questions or concerns about Launcher, send an email to the developer at gameexpert@gmail.com. You can also leave a private message on the app's official Facebook page.

What do you think about Launcher for TerrariaWill you be downloading it? Are you using it now? Let us know in the comments!

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Terraria 1.3.4 Guide: How to Get the Tavernkeep and Use/Make World Seeds https://www.gameskinny.com/pvrkc/terraria-134-guide-how-to-get-the-tavernkeep-and-usemake-world-seeds https://www.gameskinny.com/pvrkc/terraria-134-guide-how-to-get-the-tavernkeep-and-usemake-world-seeds Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:38:37 -0500 Ashley Shankle

How does Terraria just keep getting better? I don't get it. 

After Redigit's hiatus and the massive 1.2 update in 2013, the game has just gotten waves of new content. Here we are three years later and the game is up to version 1.3.4.

As with most of Terraria's updates, this one is packed with new content. You can check out the full patch notes on the forums. As usual, they're fairly hefty but aren't massive this time around.

Some notable additions to the game in 1.3.4 are a new ability for players going the summoner route, letting them specify minion attacks. That's alongside new enemies, two new mini-bosses and boss, and the addition of the Dungeon Defenders 2 cross-over invasion.

That last one is the meat of the update as it brings in a brand new invasion, new mechanics, and new gear to earn via a special vendor tied to the event: the Tavernkeep.

How to Find the Tavernkeep

Some players are having trouble finding the Tavernkeep NPC, and that's understandable. After all, he can be anywhere! Luckily, there aren't many restrictions on finding him, but here are some notes to keep in mind:

  • The Tavernkeep NPC will spawn in a random location either above or below ground somewhere in your world as an "Unconscious Man."

  • The Unconscious Man will spawn in both new and old worlds.

  • The Unconscious Man will spawn both during Hardmode and pre-Hardmode.

  • The Lifeform Analyzer can show where he is like with other NPCs

  • At the time of writing (November 15, patch day) the Unconscious Man has been spawning in oceans for many players, which is a bug. If you haven't found him, check your oceans.

Once you set him free and have a free room for him, he will move in just like any other NPC.

The Tavernkeep sells some items for standard currency but most of his wares have to be bought with Defender Medals, which only drop during the cross-over invasions. He gives you a few Defender Medals to start, but you're going to need a lot more to buy the high-end gear he's got for sale.

The new Dungeon Defenders 2 cross-over content is by far the biggest chunk of new stuff in 1.3.4 and based on the gear the Tavernkeep has for sale, it's well worth the effort.

Enabling World Seeds in 1.3.4

One new feature in the update that some may ignore is the new experimental seed feature. This spawns worlds off of seeds, much like some other sandbox games. This new addition should be great news for all PC, Mac, and Linux-based Terraria players and hopefully, it will grace other platforms in the near future.

Windows

Here's how Windows users enable using seeds in Terraria 1.3.4:

  • Make sure the game is not running
  • Go to your Documents folder, then My Games, then the Terraria folder
  • Right-click the "config.json" file and choose to open it in Notepad
  • Look for "UseExperimentalFeatures": false, not far down the list
  • Change the "false" to "true" (no quotation marks, leave the comma after "true" as it was originally)
  • Save the file
  • Launch the game
Mac
  • Make sure the game is not running
  • Open your Finder by clicking "Go" at the top of your screen
  • Hold "Option," click "Library," then open "Application Support"
  • Open "Terraria" folder and double click "config.json"
  • Look for "UseExperimentalFeatures": false, not far down the list
  • Change the "false" to "true" (no quotation marks, leave the comma after "true" as it was originally)
  • Save the file
  • Launch the game
Linux
  • Make sure the game is not running
  • Go to your Documents folder, then My Games, then the Terraria folder
  • Right-click the "config.json" file and choose to open it in Notepad
  • Look for "UseExperimentalFeatures": false, not far down the list
  • Change the "false" to "true" (no quotation marks, leave the comma after "true" as it was originally)
  • Save the file
  • Launch the game

Now, when you go to make a new world after you've chosen your world name the game will ask for a seed, you can choose to use one or leave it random.

It's a relatively simple process that finally brings a relatively common feature in the genre to its most popular 2D entry.

While the world seed feature is currently experimental, which may cause crashing or other issues, it should be stabilized in upcoming updates to be a standard feature. 

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How Has Terraria Stayed Relevant for Five Years? https://www.gameskinny.com/195re/how-has-terraria-stayed-relevant-for-five-years https://www.gameskinny.com/195re/how-has-terraria-stayed-relevant-for-five-years Wed, 02 Nov 2016 06:00:01 -0400 Damien Smith

Terraria first released over five years ago. After five years, most video games would be long forgotten about. Terrariaon the other hand, has still remained as popular as ever and currently has over 18 million sales across all platforms. What has kept the game alive for so long you might be wondering? Regular content-rich updates, and it being simply a great game. Let's take a look at its updates and gameplay that kept it alive for so long.

Massive content updates

Since the game's release, there have been numerous huge updates that bring in a tonne of new content to Terraria. The latest one for example on PC would be the 1.3 update, back in June last year. The ginormous update took a whole year to develop and when looking at its patch notes, you can understand why.

The update had an array of new and revamped features and mechanics, expert mode changes, new events and fixes to old events, new items to craft, over 800 new items to collect and a tonne of fixes. That is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the gargantuan size of the update.

It completely changed Terraria and for the better. It gave players a whole new experience and with so many new features, mechanics, items and so on, there was more than enough to keep them busy for a very long time. Few games ever have big content updates, even fewer ever see the size that this update brought.

Regular patches that include fixes and new content

When Re-logic is not creating massive content updates, they are always updating the game with fixes, small content updates and requested adjustments. An example of this would be the latest update to the PC version, 1.3.3 that released in September.

This update added new features, new items, changes and bug fixes. While it isn't a massive update, it is more than enough to give players plenty of new content to keep them busy. Such updates are released across all the platforms that the game is available on. Allowing for new content to everyone no matter what they play the game on. Such updates keep the game forever feeling fresh and polished.

What makes Terraria so good?

Terraria at first glance may appear as nothing more than just a 2D Minecraft. The heart of Terraria has always been about building the world as you see fit, similar to that of Minecraft. It, however, has always gone a step further by implementing RPG features and gameplay.

It gives those who are looking for adventure, more of an RPG experience. It's more than enough to make it worth investing in the game too. Terraria's gameplay encourages you to build and gather resources while also going out and adventuring to find new crafting ingredients to receive better equipment. It allows for the two forms of gameplay to blend together in harmony, giving something for everyone.

This is one of the reasons why Terraria has done so well, it appeals to a number of different forms of gamer. That and the ability to play with all your friends is a guaranteed recipe for success.

A favourite for years to come

Terraria is one of the most content-filled games that you will ever find. There are over 3,000 items in the game at present. There are tonnes of awesome and varying enemies, lots of biomes that are each unique, and colourful NPCs to interact with.

It is a game that allows you to create anything you can imagine in 2D, and if constructing isn't your thing, you can always go slaying monsters. It is a game that caters for many different types of gamer. It's all this, along with regular updates that make it such a great game. Terraria is a game that will be a favourite among gamers for years to come.

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Terraria Wii U and 3DS release confirmed for 2016 https://www.gameskinny.com/v5juo/terraria-wii-u-and-3ds-release-confirmed-for-2016 https://www.gameskinny.com/v5juo/terraria-wii-u-and-3ds-release-confirmed-for-2016 Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:37:28 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Nintendo fans with a penchant for sandbox games should get excited, because Terraria's finally making its way to the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS next year.

Terraria heading to Nintendo's current consoles was widely speculated and rumored, but never confirmed until last week with the announcement's posting on the official Terraria forums. The ports are being handled by 505 Games as with versions of the game other than the PC version.

505 Games has separate development teams for each version of Terraria, and the Wii U and 3DS versions are no different. Both are being handled by different development teams, so as to not slow down update releases after launch.

Terraria on the Wii U will allow for one to eight people to play together online, and four people to play together locally. Player one will have the option to change the display to the Gamepad instead of splitting the screen with other local players. The 3DS version will have one to four player ad hoc play.

Terraria's been on every other console, and it's about time it's finally making its way to Nintendo platforms. 505 Games estimates it will be ready for launch in early 2016.

2016 - The year Terraria was finally released on every modern console. Who'd have thought?

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Terraria is officially coming to the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U; rumored for October release https://www.gameskinny.com/yf7jy/terraria-is-officially-coming-to-the-nintendo-3ds-and-wii-u-rumored-for-october-release https://www.gameskinny.com/yf7jy/terraria-is-officially-coming-to-the-nintendo-3ds-and-wii-u-rumored-for-october-release Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:50:24 -0400 Courtney Gamache

The very popular Steam game, Terraria, finally has an official release for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U after a partnership between the developer Re-Logic and 505 Games. 

Terraria, the 2D sandbox game

Terraria is a fantastic sandbox game that has been gathering updates for many years. It has a resemblance to Minecraft in the aspect that there are over 1,300 crafting recipes, and the world is filled with plenty of foes to battle with. Since spelunking is the key with Terraria, you'll have to mine your materials and hoard them from exploring the vast land. By doing so, you'll be able to progress in the game and gain better equipment. 

Details on the Nintendo Versions

The Nintendo versions are utilizing the touchscreen abilities that the 3DS and Wii U have. Using local wi-fi on the 3DS version up to four people can play Terraria together, where the Wii U edition will support up to eight players online, but only four locally through split-screen.

This annoucement on the expansion of Terraria is coming straight from Gamescom, and they will be featuring a Nintendo booth where Terraria will hopefully be a spotlight. 

Prefer to Play on Consoles?

Terraria has always been available on the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and mobile devices. This new addition will be the first time Re-Logic is launching their famous game Terraria on Nintendo hardware. Personally I've always played it on Steam and found that to be a great version.

Rumored for a 3DS release in October

There's no official launch date for 3DS and Wii U Terraria, but we can expect more details from Gamescom. Based on a release from Amazon, Terraria is available for the Nintendo 3DS as of October 31st, which is quickly approaching.

Would you be up to playing this 2D sandbox game on your Nintendo consoles? I can't wait to get my hands on it.

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The 6 coolest weapons you can get your hands on in Terraria https://www.gameskinny.com/4xgqu/the-6-coolest-weapons-you-can-get-your-hands-on-in-terraria https://www.gameskinny.com/4xgqu/the-6-coolest-weapons-you-can-get-your-hands-on-in-terraria Fri, 10 Jul 2015 20:25:27 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Terraria has a ton of cool weapons. Seriously, check out the weapons page on the official wiki. There are a ton of cool ones on there, but some definitely stand out more than others in terms of visual effects.

Perhaps naturally, most of Terraria's coolest-looking weapons have to be obtained in hardmode. Several of the new endgame weapons brought about by the 1.2 and 1.3 patches have some really cool effects and if you're not a boss farming machine, you may miss them entirely.

Below are some of the coolest weapons you can find in Terraria 1.3. Your and my definitions of "cool" may be different, but I think we can all agree these are some definite improvements over the more dull weapon designs and effects seen pre-1.2.

Rainbow Crystal Staff

Ever wanted to summon a stationary floating crystal? Me neither, until I got my hands on the Rainbow Crystal Staff.

You can use the staff to summon one crystal minion for exactly one minute. It might not move, but its attacks are far-reaching and downright cool. It shoots sparkling laser beams out over a large range in a full rainbow spectrum. the image above doesn't really do its effects justice.

The Rainbow Crystal Staff has a low chance to be dropped by the Moon Lord boss.

North Pole

I've never been huge on spears in Terraria, but the North Pole is a definite exception. Not only does it look pretty neat, its attack is unique.

The North Pole is both a melee and ranged weapon. When you attack, an ice spear flies from the weapon itself and drops a damaging snowflake trail in its wake. The snowflakes fall and do a fair amount of damage on their own. A good .gif of this in action can be seen on the wiki.

Hits from the weapon itself, the snowflakes, and the ice spear that's thrown all do damage.

The North Pole can only be acquired by killing the Ice Queen during the Frost Moon. You can begin the Frost Moon event by crafting a Naughty Present.

Last Prism

This is another low chance Moon Lord drop, but it is definitely worth it.

The Last Prism shoots several rainbow-color light beams that do individual damage on their own, but slowly converge the longer you hold the attack button to form an ultra-bright beam. This thing also does massive damage and can potentially be the biggest damage weapon in the game when geared right.

There's not much more to say about this one except that it's pretty awesome all around.

Stardust Dragon Staff

I like dragons. Do you like dragons? Who doesn't like dragons? Who doesn't like dragons made of stars?

The Stardust Dragon Staff summons one of the best minions in the game: the Stardust Dragon. You can only have one out at a time, but if you are geared up in minion-boosting equipment, you can make the Stardust Dragon even longer. Each segment does damage when it touches an enemy.

The Stardust Dragon can also fly through obstacles and has a very long homing range. Plus, you know. It's a dragon.

You can craft the Stardust Dragon Staff using Stardust Fragments. These can be obtained from the Lunatic Cultist or by crafting them using Solar, Vortex, and Nebula Fragments.

Nebula Arcanum

This is definitely one of the coolest weapons in the game.

The Nebula Arcanum shoots a large particle orb that bounces and homes in on enemies, which it can hit three times before it explodes. It's very simple in function, but looks pretty amazing and does a good amount of damage.

You can craft the Nebula Arcanum using Nebula Fragments, which you can get from the Nebula Pillar buss during the Lunar Event.

Meowmere

Nyan Cat's more than a little played out, but the Meowmere sword is no joke. It does a ton of damage, is delightfully colorful, and is wonderfully irritating.

If you ever wanted to mow down your enemies while making your friends wish you were dead, this is the weapon to go for. You can shoot multiple cats at once and each of them will yowl as it bounces (and they will bounce). It's both great and awful all at once.

This is seriously the highest damage melee weapon in the game, but it's arguable whether it's worth it or not. The Meowmere has a low chance to drop from the Moon Lord boss.

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Terraria 1.3 release is just a couple weeks away, are you ready? https://www.gameskinny.com/i7qna/terraria-13-release-is-just-a-couple-weeks-away-are-you-ready https://www.gameskinny.com/i7qna/terraria-13-release-is-just-a-couple-weeks-away-are-you-ready Thu, 11 Jun 2015 11:35:50 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Is Terraria the sandbox that never dies? It's been a year and a half since the 2D sandbox got its massive 1.2 update and fans have been waiting with bated breath for the upcoming 1.3 update to sweep through and change they way they play the game yet again.

Terraria 1.3 is slated for a June 30th release, meaning in just over two weeks (Redigit willing) we'll be seeing some exciting additions and changes -- including Mac and Linux support for the first time ever.

1.3 will be bringing not only over 250 new items to the game, but also new mini-biomes, two new events, new bosses, a new Expert Mode for more challenging gameplay, and updated NPC sprites along with a couple new NPCs.

Terraria 1.3 won't be the biggest update the game's seen (it would be hard to top 1.2 in regards to sheer content), but it will bring several quality of life changes along with the above new content. Some of the upcoming quality of life changes are just as welcome as the new content itself, such as:

  • Steam multiplayer integration, making it possible to join friends' worlds without all the IP address hubbub.
  • An additional team is being added to multiplayer, making for a total of five teams.
  • The hook will now have a dedicated inventory slot.
  • The ability to stack items in nearby chests automatically, so you don't have to deal with it yourself.
  • A slew of UI enhancements to make the UI easier to use and understand.
  • A new screenshot function to let you take screenshots of areas larger than your screen can display.
  • It will be possible to attack while on a mount.

This is only a small chunk of the new quality of life features that have been teased over the past year and a half, and it's almost time to see them alongside the new content in-game.

If you haven't grabbed Terraria yet and you're itching for a new sandbox, you may want to consider grabbing it during the currently-running Steam Summer Sale. Terraria Otherworld is coming later this year, and who knows how easy or difficult it will be to adjust to the original game once you've gotten a taste of Re-Logic's new baby.

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Terraria Coming to Wii U and 3DS https://www.gameskinny.com/gr46v/terraria-coming-to-wii-u-and-3ds https://www.gameskinny.com/gr46v/terraria-coming-to-wii-u-and-3ds Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:09:08 -0400 OrganisedDinosaur

The popular game Terraria is already available on almost every system including PC, both console generations, tablets and the PS Vita. It is not currently available on any of Nintendo’s systems however. That will soon change though as Re-Logic, the game’s developers, have announced that the game is currently being ported over to both the Wii U and the 3DS.

Terraria was first released in 2011 and is possibly best described as 2D Minecraft. Player can explore, build and craft in a randomly generaTted 2D world. A sequel or rather a spin-off of some sort has also been announced as been in the works. Nintendo have certainly been invited to the party late, but it is good to see more third party games making their way onto these systems.

Amazon at the moment lists the 3DS version as due for release on 31st October 2015. If this is true then the Wii U version will likely drop at around the same time. Terraria will certainly suit Nintendo’s consoles as the 2D gameplay is ideal for both the Gamepad and the portable 3DS.

 Have you already got Terraria? Would you pick it up on a Nintendo system?

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Terraria: Otherworld Featuring RPG and Tower Defense Aspects https://www.gameskinny.com/tk204/terraria-otherworld-featuring-rpg-and-tower-defense-aspects https://www.gameskinny.com/tk204/terraria-otherworld-featuring-rpg-and-tower-defense-aspects Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:48:05 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Terraria has been one of the staples of the sandbox gaming community for what feels like ages now. Re-Logic has continued to pump their time into a game that would otherwise be forgotten, and that is something the Terraria community is profoundly grateful for.

While Terraria 1.3 is being released this year, Re-Logic and the console development team Engine Software are working on a brand new entry to the franchise called Terraria: Otherworld. If you have been able to call yourself a Terraria fan in the past (or even now), you should get pretty hype.

Can you imagine Terraria with more RPG elements? Because that's what Otherworld's going to have. A characters skills with weapons will increase with usage, the game will have a cohesive (but flexible) story, and finally NPCs will have personalities and be more than merchants.

Re-Logic revealed a great deal about Terraria: Otherworld over GDC, and there's simply too much to cover here. Check out this post on the official forums for information on the new focus on Corruption purification and the new tower defense-style gameplay additions to protect your structures and Purifying Towers.

We may be seeing 1.3 this year, but we may get to see Otherworld in 2015 as well. Re-Logic are aiming for a 2015 release with no Early Access.

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Terraria: Otherworld - Official Announcement Trailer https://www.gameskinny.com/vgx65/terraria-otherworld-official-announcement-trailer https://www.gameskinny.com/vgx65/terraria-otherworld-official-announcement-trailer Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:31:42 -0500 Autumn Fish

Terraria: Otherworld was just announced today as a brand new game that explores new directions of the action-sandbox gameplay that was so well-received by consumers of their previous game, Terraria.

Along with the beautiful teaser trailer above, Re-Logic and Engine Software have launched an official site and shared some more in-depth thoughts with Terraria fans on their forums.

"Set in an alternate dimension within the Terraria universe, Terraria: Otherworld places the player in a life-and-death struggle to restore a once-pristine world – now overrun by a malevolent force that has corrupted nature itself – to its original splendor.

"Combining elements of sandbox gameplay with role-playing and strategy elements, Terraria: Otherworld explores the Terraria experience in an innovative and unique way - providing a fresh approach to the “open world” genre."

Aside from this short and ambitious description, we know very little about the actual game. Re-Logic and Engine Software will both be attending the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco this March to showcase Terraria: Otherworld and open up the floor for Q&A.

"Terraria: Otherworld explores the Terraria experience in an innovative and unique way - providing a fresh approach to the "open world" genre."

Terraria: Otherworld is in development for PC & Mac platforms—and currently being considered for PS4 and Xbox One but they have no final word on that as of yet—with no release date in site. The game is currently in early alpha and still has quite a bit of work to do on it. Terraria originally refused to come out on Early Access for a long time, so it's fully possibly that gamers will not be able to get their hands on Terraria: Otherworld until its full release. Probably for the best, too.

We will see how they plan to change-up the open world genre come March.

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Terraria 1.2.3 Update - Dyed Wings! https://www.gameskinny.com/04vri/terraria-123-update-dyed-wings https://www.gameskinny.com/04vri/terraria-123-update-dyed-wings Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:38:41 -0500 Courtney Gamache

Some more news is available from the creator, Andrew Spinks, via his Twitter account. Spinks tends to use his Twitter to announce the upcoming updates for Terraria as well as give us a sneak peek of things within the update. Thanks to the wonderful world of social media, you'll see first-hand what dyed wings will look like, and much more.

Dyed Wings!

It's well-known that you can craft wings within Terraria, but the 1.2.3 update, which is expected around February 16th, will let the user dye their wings many different colors. By the looks of this, the color dyeing will also affect hover-boards.

Fireflies?

Along with the wing updates, Andrew Spinks and the guys behind Terraria are also developing fireflies that will sit upon the trees, and fit inside bottles if a net is developed. You might think fireflies aren't that amazing, but it can be very gorgeous while playing Terraria in the pitch-black and seeing these little flashing creatures high up in the trees and sky.

How do you feel about this upcoming Terraria update? What would you like to see? Comment below!

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Terraria 1.3 to Be 'Amazing', 1.2 for Consoles in Development https://www.gameskinny.com/1fdih/terraria-13-to-be-amazing-12-for-consoles-in-development https://www.gameskinny.com/1fdih/terraria-13-to-be-amazing-12-for-consoles-in-development Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:38:53 -0500 Ashley Shankle

If you've run yourself ragged on the new content found in Terraria 1.2, you may be happy to know the game's 1.3 Lunar update will be bringing the total item count above 2,000.

Redigit announced they were nearing the 2,000 item mark on Twitter earlier this week, saying they only had 17 to go until they reach the big 2-0-0-0.

Re-Logic Creative Director Cenx posted the an interesting tweet a few hours prior to Redigit's announcement:

Over 2,000 items total and an amazing update? If this doesn't sound good enough to drag you back to the game yet again, Cenx also mentions the1.3 update in a tweet on January 7th, mentioning the bosses in 1.3 will be more of a challenge.

To compound all of this good news, programmers Yoraiz0r and Solsund are joining Redigit in Terraria 1.2.3 and 1.3 development. Things are looking busy over at Demilogic. One can only imagine how much is going into Terraria and its announced sequel.

Console version of 1.2 development progress

PC players got their dose of the patch in late 2013, but those who prefer their sandbox fun times on consoles have been waiting patiently to get the game-changing 1.2 patch.

An Engine Software development team member made a post on the official forums giving an outline on what has been developed for the console version of the game thus far. More than half of the port seems to be complete, based on the posted 2013 progress report. Four screenshots of 1.2 on consoles were added to the Engine Software Facebook as well.

It is important to remember Engine Software simply develops the console Terraria ports, while Codeglue develops the mobile ports. There have been no direct 1.2 informational updates on the mobile versions as of yet. Hopefully mobile-playing fans will hear an update on the patch soon.

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Christmas Update Teaser for Terraria https://www.gameskinny.com/x5a0p/christmas-update-teaser-for-terraria https://www.gameskinny.com/x5a0p/christmas-update-teaser-for-terraria Sun, 08 Dec 2013 13:07:37 -0500 Courtney Gamache

Thanks to the wonderful world of Twitter, we've caught wind of the upcoming Christmas update for the infamous Terraria. You can thank Andrew Spinks, the mastermind behind the game for the above tweet!

It's Christmas time, what can Terraria do?

The amazing developers at Re-Logic, and mastermind Andrew Spinks have created an update to bring some holiday cheer into your hearts. Featured within the Twitter picture is some clear Christmas lights upon some good old fashioned pine trees. If you look closely enough you'll also find your old friend Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer hiding amongst the trees. What better way to kick off the holidays than with some Terraria time?

Assuming this update pack is anything like the older Christmas ones, you'll find these ornaments or lights within some wrapped presents that have a percentage chance of dropping from mobs. As for Rudolph, I have no idea as to where or how you'll come across him, but in time I'm sure the Terraria team will give us more hints.

If you feel the urge to play some Terraria or haven't tried it out, pick it up on Steam during the Christmas sale. I bet it'll go down to about $5 during the sales, and just-in-time for this epic update.

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Terraria Updates for Mobile and Console Gamers https://www.gameskinny.com/w10kq/terraria-updates-for-mobile-and-console-gamers https://www.gameskinny.com/w10kq/terraria-updates-for-mobile-and-console-gamers Fri, 08 Nov 2013 21:52:35 -0500 Courtney Gamache

Terraria finally has some great updates for the mobile players on iOS and Andriod, and they also have some goodies for console gamers. Although these updates are ready, Terraria is still selling PC copies of their game, reaching 3 million PC sales.

What's up for those mobile players?

By the looks of it, playing Terraria on mobile devices is a great direction for multi-player capabilities. With the help of Wi-Fi, you'll be able to play with up to four people, and enjoy great adventures. It's done locally through the same network, so best get those LAN parties going.

Another update for mobile devices would be the numerous bug fixes that have taken place, and the ability to drop items directly into the world from your inventory bar. I've personally haven't had the chance to try out the mobile features of Terraria, but I bet they'll trump the mobile Minecraft edition by a landslide.

Console Gamers - Watch Out!

Patches for consoles will give the console gamers a full taste of what Terraria 1.2 feels like.The updates on consoles have given the PS3 and Xbox 360 dozens of new items and recipes. Many new monsters have been added, but the biggest update would be better performance on the consoles. For more information about the recent Halloween update, check here

Terraria has been doing great things since their revival and upcoming updates. As an avid Minecraft and Terraria player, I can't wait to see what Re-Logic's Terraria has in store to compete with Mojang's Minecraft.

 

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Terraria 1.2 Trailer Gives Look at Game's Biggest Patch in Action https://www.gameskinny.com/e3yz6/terraria-12-trailer-gives-look-at-games-biggest-patch-in-action https://www.gameskinny.com/e3yz6/terraria-12-trailer-gives-look-at-games-biggest-patch-in-action Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:54:44 -0400 Ashley Shankle

You know that Terraria patch? The one with over 1,000 new items, new biomes, features, NPCs, and bosses? It's coming October 1st, and the trailer above solidifies its imminent release!

Just how many new things can you count in the trailer? The number is immense, not to mention that amazing music. I could not be more ready if I wrapped myself in a giant blanket and slept my way to October 1st. I (and the rest of the Terraria community) are just that excited.

Post-1.2

Redigit's intention is to take a break after Terraria 1.2 launches because of the amount of time and effort that has gone into this update, as development began at the beginning of this year. After a much-needed vacation he will be working on the 1.3 patch, which (as his forum posts and IRC chats imply) will mostly be focused around bug fixes and some smaller game additions.

The 1.2 patch is looking at us in the face, and soon enough we will be able to lick it all over and call it our own. If you're not ready to put at least another 50 hours into Terraria once 1.2 goes live, you are doing it wrong.

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Terraria 1.2 Release Date Set for October 1st! https://www.gameskinny.com/183iw/terraria-12-release-date-set-for-october-1st https://www.gameskinny.com/183iw/terraria-12-release-date-set-for-october-1st Fri, 13 Sep 2013 01:17:52 -0400 Ashley Shankle

After months of development and endless tears from fans, Terraria 1.2 is finally set for a solid and very believable release date: October 1st.

Fans have been waiting on the edge of their seats to get their hands on the newest Terraria patch since it was teased at the beginning of this year, signalling that development on the fan-favorite sandbox title was not over.

We've waited through long delays and Redigit and the other folks over at Re-Logic have worked their hands to the bone to bring the game's biggest update to PC users -- and the time is finally drawing near.

Redigit had mentioned a few days ago that the 1.2 patch was in the final stages of development, which includes "balancing, bug testing, and tying up loose ends". Yesterday he confirmed that it was indeed coming at the end of his previous 'before October 1st' release window -- the release is now on that very date.

Don't let that sting of being let down in the past put a damper on your excitement. This is the first time Redigit has given a firm release date since development began. Considering the apparent current state of the Terraria 1.2 patch, this time it's the real deal.

Hold onto those hype hats, because it's coming. The team hopes to have a trailer out for all to see by Tuesday; if you still have your doubts, let the trailer be the proof of the Terraria update finally seeing the light of day.

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Terraria 1.2 in Final Stages of Development, Release Sometime This Month! https://www.gameskinny.com/8avtk/terraria-12-in-final-stages-of-development-release-sometime-this-month https://www.gameskinny.com/8avtk/terraria-12-in-final-stages-of-development-release-sometime-this-month Wed, 11 Sep 2013 01:55:12 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Remember when Redigit said Terraria 1.2 would be going live before October 1st? If his promise of a September release didn't convince you due to all the previous vague release windows, doubt no longer: Redigit is giving the patch its final touches to before setting it loose.

The wait for Terraria 1.2 has been long and dramatic. Spoiler images have taunted us and release windows turned delays have crushed us, but here we are on the brink of the game's biggest patch after a extended development hiatus.

Redigit put up the following tweet yesterday afternoon confirming that the patch is on the way, and it really is coming out this month:

After so many delays and so many irate (and excited) fans waiting in the wings to get their hands on Terraria 1.2, it feels good to know that we are so close to the game's PC revival. With the game having made its way to most platforms at this point, its original PC release desperately needed some love.

We are on the cusp of a total Terraria revival. Doesn't it just feel nice?

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Terraria Heading to iOS Tomorrow (August 29th) https://www.gameskinny.com/4hqtp/terraria-heading-to-ios-tomorrow-august-29th https://www.gameskinny.com/4hqtp/terraria-heading-to-ios-tomorrow-august-29th Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:51:54 -0400 Ashley Shankle

I know, I know -- this isn't an update on the state of the Terraria 1.2 patch, so who cares? iOS users, that's who. Re-Logic's sandbox-slash-adventure game is finally making its way to iOS devices tomorrow courtesy of the same studio who handled the console release, 505 Games.

This Terraria release will include Facebook integration, leaderboards, achievements, and a control scheme meant to allow for long periods of play. What more could iOS users want?

As with the console versions of the game, the iOS port will include some aspects not seen in the PC release. It is possible the new assets being added in the 1.2 update to the PC version of the game will not make it to iOS until it is added to the console versions. It is worth noting that Re-Logic and 505 Games are still up in the air as to whether these secondary releases will be seeing the 1.2 update.

Only two days left to go! Look for Terraria (for a yet to be announced price) on the App Store on Thursday, August 29th to get your mobile adventuring fix.

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Terraria 1.2 Release Window Announced - Redigit Says Before October 1st https://www.gameskinny.com/6oejd/terraria-12-release-window-announced-redigit-says-before-october-1st https://www.gameskinny.com/6oejd/terraria-12-release-window-announced-redigit-says-before-october-1st Thu, 22 Aug 2013 01:19:32 -0400 Ashley Shankle

We've all seen the folks over at Re-Logic give release windows for the Terraria 1.2 update, only to be disappointed when that the stated time rolls around. Hints were dropped that the patch would be released in June, then again in July, and finally once more in August -- but here we are with no update.

The above said, there is no reason to get gloomy. Redigit gave a little update yesterday with a solid, believable release window:

The update will be out before October 1st now stop asking! :P

After being pushed back so many times, it's understandable that you may want to take this announcement with a grain of salt. This is the fourth time we've heard claims of Terraria 1.2 being imminent, but Redigit assures this is the definite window for release.

The man himself made an appearance on Reddit to calm the masses, reiterating the above and stating Terraria 1.2 is going to be released "for sure" before October 1st.

It's easy to brush away his claims after we have been waiting so long, but each announced release window before was stated in earnest. This estimation is no different, and Redigit's presence on Reddit backing up his announcement says leagues about how serious he is about getting the update to fans within this time.

Whether you believe Redigit or not is up to you. What really matters here is that the 1.2 patch and all of its glorious updates upon an already solid sandbox title is coming, and its release is edging ever closer.

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Want to Design an NPC for Terraria 1.2? Get to it! https://www.gameskinny.com/am5gw/want-to-design-an-npc-for-terraria-12-get-to-it https://www.gameskinny.com/am5gw/want-to-design-an-npc-for-terraria-12-get-to-it Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:39:42 -0400 Ashley Shankle

Want to make an appearance in Terraria 1.2? Redigit is holding a contest for fans to get their own NPC added to the game for the big patch, and you have five days from today to get on it.

Redigit posted the contest two days ago over at the Terraria Online forums (I'm a bit late here), but it is still valid and you still have more than enough time to come up with your ideal NPC to come with the 1.2 patch. The only real restriction lies in copyright infringement: all entries must be original creations.

The contest guidelines are simple. Head on over to the thread, create an account (if you have not done so already), and add a post to the thread with the following listed:

  • Appearance
  • Purpose
  • Acquisition (How players would get your NPC.)
  • Dialogue (Such as memorable phrases and personality.)
  • Name(s)

Ta-da! No art required!

The contest will be running until August 25th, this coming Sunday. Put on your creative hat and get to designing! Some entries are great, some are okay, and some are.. you know, not great. Get in there and do your best for your spot in Terraria history!

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