Terraria-Servers.com Blog Feed en https://terraria-servers.com/ Thu, 27 Jun 2024 19:25 CEST Terraria-Servers.com is a Terraria servers list. Its goal is to provide an efficient way for players to find a server that suits their needs and also for servers owners to get more players on their servers. 60 Terraria State of the Game - June 2024 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/438/terraria-state-of-the-game-june-2024/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/438/terraria-state-of-the-game-june-2024/ Thu, 27 Jun 2024 19:25 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

June has been an exciting month, to be sure! Alongside the steady forward march of Terraria development, we saw the Terraria Board Game crowdfunding campaign go completely nuts and we also were able to finally reveal the special vanity set designed by a huge Terraria fan, Frank, via Make-A-Wish®. Suffice to say, it was an eventful month - and July looks to be just as hot. Speaking of heat, it seems to be ridiculously hot everywhere this summer - so no better time to keep cool, stay inside, and start that next Terraria playthrough!

Now, let's dive into some refreshing Terraria news...



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA - OVER 58 MILLION STRONG... AND GROWING!

It has been quite some time since we gave an update on just how massive the Terraria fanbase has grown. This was somewhat by design, as we had our sights set on doing so once we passed a somewhat-obscure game about a plumber and his brother trying to save a princess from this dragon-turtle thing...


Thanks to the support of Terrarians everywhere, we are very proud to share that Terraria has surpassed 58 million units sold - 58.7m to be more exact, with nearly 32m from PC alone!

Once again, we are beyond humbled and thankful for your continued support - it is the force that drives us every day to make even more awesome Terraria experiences. I wonder what might happen when we get to sixty million...



MAKING A WISH COME TRUE IN TERRARIA


In case you missed it, the Re-Logic team recently had the distinct pleasure to work alongside a massive Terraria fan, Frank, as we crafted his very own Terraria vanity set! Frank is a 17-year-old teenager from Rockaway, New Jersey who is battling a critical illness. Frank declared to Make-A-Wish® New Jersey that his one true wish was to have his own Vanity Set in Terraria - and we were beyond thrilled to make that a reality!


You can check out Frank's vanity set - the Heroicis Set, complete with "Film Noir" shader - when Terraria 1.4.5 releases!



TERRARIA TESTING PLAYTHROUGHS - WHAT'S IT LIKE?

Ever wondered what those Re-Logic beta testing playthroughs are like? What sorts of bugs are found? What shenanigans take place? Well, Chippy recently put together a nice little video about his experiences as a beta tester on Terraria 1.4.5 around a year ago - a documentary for science, if you will.

Could YOU pass the Terraria Quiz?



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

Nearly 110,000 packs/worlds await you in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

A recent in-person meeting between a few members of the team has unearthed even more interesting ideas to explore...



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

The tModLoader team and our amazing community of contributors continues to improve tModLoader. On July 1st the monthly update release of tModLoader will go live. This month's release contains many improvements to the user experience, some gameplay bug fixes, as well as new examples and documentation for mod makers.

Modders and users should also keep an eye out for our monthly Steam announcement on the 1st where a complete listing of bug fixes and API changes for this month's release will be listed. The in-game news button on the main menu will direct you directly to the announcement once it is live.

As always, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 6000 mods for you to enjoy! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More features, continuing to evolve and grow what TML can do... and getting ready for 1.4.5.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

The team at DR Studios remains hard at work on both Terraria 1.4.5 content as well as console and mobile specific tweaks and fixes. More details to come on all of that down the line, but suffice to say that we think that the Terraria experience will be the best that it has ever been on all platforms once 1.4.5 comes out! That said, let's dive into some spoilers shall we?

MORE CONTROL MAPPING TWEAKS

As we mentioned last month, we are undergoing a full review of all gamepad/control maps and making QOL changes that we think everyone will enjoy. Here's a taste of some changes from this past month's work on this project:




A buff icon was added in the top left corner, which only displays if the player has unused buff items.


The state display in the top right corner has been expanded on to include more things and their mappings. Health / mana potions also display here in appropriate circumstances, though whether they'll be moved up with buffs is still being discussed.



THESE AREN'T YOUR PARENTS' BOMBS ANYMORE!

Bombs - not just for blasting random holes in the ground anymore!

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Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE HUB​

The Terraria merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise all year round - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]
Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATE


June saw the completion of the Terraria Board Game Kickstarter - and wow, we are blown away!!!

Over 15,000 Terrarians - both old and new - pledged over two million dollars to make Terraria: The Board Game as amazing as it can possibly be. Every single stretch goal was met, the comments were amazing to read and respond to, and we cannot wait to get everything put together and in your hands!


The current expected delivery timing for Terraria: The Board Game is June 2025, but the team at Paper Fort Games will update us all as things move along. In the meantime, the Re-Logic team will continue to partner closely with PFG in order to ensure this latest Terraria experience is authentic and of the highest quality.

If you missed out on the Kickstarter, don't fret - we expect a version to hit retailers down the road as well. The gameplay will be the same, though perhaps with a bit fewer fancy doodads.


TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN




CHECK OUT THE LATEST MONTHLY T-SHIRT ON TERRARIA.SHOP!

Hot on the heels of the recent CEO battle between Redigit and Chippy, this month's Terraria T-shirt drop on Terraria.shop dives deep into the age old question that has bothered humanity since the dawn of time: how exactly does one pronounce "Terraria"? There seems to be some disagreement - and it often seems to fall along country lines...

Of course, with it being close to Independence Day, we couldn't help but poke a little fun at this long-standing Terrarian debate:

[terraria.shop]

Pick yours up today by clicking the image above - and be sure to check out the entire collection of amazing merch over at terraria.shop!

We will be back again next month with yet another fantastic Terraria T-Shirt design!



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES - ISSUE 6 NOW AVAILABLE, BOOK ONE PREORDERS UNDERWAY

Hello everyone!

We are proud to share that as of this Wednesday (June 26), the 50 Amp Productions web store is back open for business! We have fully integrated our new shipping and logistics system, which should result in cheaper shipping costs as well as more timely and reliable delivery to customers. As always, if you are having any issues, let us know via email at [email protected].

But wait, there's much more!


Issue 6 of the Terraria Graphic Novel is available right now - along with some new collectibles that we know you will enjoy. Multiple packages are available on http://www.50ampproductions.com/, same as with previous issues. No preorders this time, however: we have issue 6 materials in stock TODAY and all orders will ship within 5-7 days of you placing your order!

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We are also proud to share the release date of Book One of the Terraria Graphic Novel - October 15, 2024!

Book One will contain the story from Issues 1-4. Each Book release is planned to include some extra goodies that will only be available within each Book. For now, we will reveal one of our favorites - we are planning to add "Terraria Short Stories" - special side stories that take place outside of Vale's main journey. What are those NPCs doing when you are out of town? What other crazy adventures and happenings occur in Terraria? We hope these Terraria Short Stories will be a fun treat for everyone as we seek to explore parts of Terraria that are a bit off of the beaten path!

Preorders are open right now on Amazon and Barnes & Noble - check out the links below to ensure that you get your copy on release day!

TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL: BOOK ONE PREORDER LINKS
Amazon listing[a.co]
Barnes and Noble listing[www.barnesandnoble.com]
Target listing[www.target.com]



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)

[x.com] [x.com]
by Drawnbykrishna

[forums.terraria.org]
by Dassaet Ramirez

[x.com]
by Dragonith

[forums.terraria.org]
by @GustavoVT09

[x.com]
by Mihael

[forums.terraria.org]
by Tanukimario

[forums.terraria.org]
by A_Mazarians_Boat

[forums.terraria.org]
by notlazuli

[forums.terraria.org]
by greyliances

[forums.terraria.org]
by StarsAndStuff

[forums.terraria.org]
by The Gorilla Club 🦍


Minecart Track[forums.terraria.org] by Wardo



PAPER FORT GAMES AMA

We were fortunate to have Paper Fort Games join us for an incredible AMA in the Terraria Discord server.

In case you missed all the fun, you can still stop by the Discord server and visit the AMA channel to review the entire thing! You can find the AMA in the #paper-fort-games-ama channel.

Here is the list of Paper Fort Games team members who joined us for the AMA:
Chris: Lead Developer
James: Co-Designer


Shout out to the wonderful team at Paper Fort Games for answering our community questions



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria Graphic Novel - Issue 6 Available Soon & Book One Preorders Open! https://terraria-servers.com/blog/437/terraria-graphic-novel-issue-6-available-soon/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/437/terraria-graphic-novel-issue-6-available-soon/ Mon, 24 Jun 2024 17:32 CEST
We have been hard at work filling all outstanding orders and preparing things for a couple big announcements. Let's not waste any time and get right to it!

50 AMP STORE RE-OPENING ON JUNE 26!
We will be reopening our web store on Wednesday June 26! Thanks for your patience while we took the time needed to fully integrate our brand new logistics and fulfillment system. We are confident that you will have a better experience moving forward. Lower international shipping costs and more reliable and timely delivery should be the expectation with our new logistics partners.

Check out all of the Terraria Graphic Novel Issues over at http://www.50ampproductions.com/!

As of now, every item we make from Issues 1 - 6 is ready to go, and all orders will ship within 5-7 days of you placing your order! If you have been holding out to avoid the wait that comes with preordering, this is your time. Catch up with Vale and his friends from your favorite video game!



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL - ISSUE SIX AVAILABLE 6/26/24!



Speaking of Issue 6, we are proud to reveal that it will be available for order when the webstore opens this Wednesday - along with some new collectibles we created to go along with it. They will be available on www.50ampproductions.com, same as with previous issues, but to reiterate that this time around, we are NOT doing preorders. We have issue 6 materials in stock TODAY and all orders will ship within 5-7 days of you placing your order!


Terraria Issue 6 - Platinum Package

As usual, you will be able to pick up Issue 6 by itself - or you can upgrade to the Gold/Platinum packages that come with an assortment of collectible goodies, including:
  • Bonus Vinyl Sticker Pack - Featuring Helen the Nurse, Gallius the Traveling Merchant, Goblin Tinkerer, and our hero Vale
  • 8x10 high quality poster depicting a battle between Vale and Helen the Nurse vs the all-powerful and slimy, King Slime in Chibi style
  • The sixth trading card in the ENEMIES series – KING SLIME
  • The sixth trading card in the HEROES series – GALLIUS, THE TRAVELING MERCHANT
  • Metal variants of both the King Slime and Gallius Trading Cards
  • Challenge Coin celebrating the defeat of KING SLIME
  • Terraria magnets – create your own Terraria scene on your refrigerator
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You won't want to miss out on where the journey is taking Vale and crew next in the World of Terraria! Here's just a little teaser of what lies ahead...




BOOK ONE (ISSUES 1-4) RELEASES OCTOBER 15, 2024 - PREORDERS OPEN NOW!



The paperback collected edition of volume 1 of our story (issues 1-4) will be released on October 15. You can preorder your copy on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or your local comic shop to ensure that you have your copy the day it releases. We have included a few links below - but you can also check your favorite shop to find out more!

Each Book release is planned to include some extra goodies that will only be available within each Book. For now, we will reveal one of our favorites - we are planning to add "Terraria Short Stories" - special side stories that take place outside of Vale's main journey. What are those NPCs doing when you are out of town? What other crazy adventures and happenings occur in Terraria? We hope these Terraria Short Stories will be a fun treat for everyone as we seek to explore parts of Terraria that are a bit off of the beaten path!

As we are able to confirm additional content available for each Book, we will let you know!

TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL: BOOK ONE PREORDER LINKS
Amazon listing[a.co]
Barnes and Noble listing[www.barnesandnoble.com]




A THANK YOU NOTE FROM 50 AMP

As a small company with employees in the single digits, we know that we have experienced significant growing pains and we just kept working to improve everywhere we fell short. If for any reason you have not yet received your order containing issues 1-6, please email us at [email protected] and we will be happy to help you. We are so grateful for your patience and support and we cannot wait to show you the results of all the work we have put in to give our customers a smoother experience.​]]>
Making a Wish Come True in Terraria https://terraria-servers.com/blog/436/making-a-wish-come-true-in-terraria/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/436/making-a-wish-come-true-in-terraria/ Wed, 12 Jun 2024 19:05 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

As you all know, we cannot say enough about how much we appreciate the members of our community. In addition, we have always tried our best to be a charity-minded company. With that as background, we are beyond thrilled to share that we are partnering with the Make-A-Wish® Foundation to make a young Terrarian's wish come true!

Make-A-Wish® New Jersey contacted us a few months ago to share that they had a huge Terraria fan whose biggest wish we could help make a reality. Of course, we jumped at the chance to make this happen and we were quickly introduced to Frank. Frank is a 17-year-old teenager from Rockaway, New Jersey who is battling a critical illness. Frank declared to Make-A-Wish® New Jersey that his one true wish was to have his own Vanity Set in Terraria.

Since then, we have been working closely with Frank to bring this Vanity Set to life - from initial concepts to various iterations to adding flavor text and more, it has been a real honor and pleasure to work hand-in-hand with Frank to make his dream a reality. He is certainly a Terrarian, through and through!

With all that said, we are pleased to be able to reveal Frank's Vanity set, which will be coming everyone's way with the Terraria 1.4.5 update...

HEROICIS ARMOR SET



Frank's initial concept art - by Dnsu (IG : dnsu_1 - FB: Dnsu)




We also included a brand new shader, inspired by the "film noir" style of Frank's design. We haven't fully sorted out how this will be toggled just yet, but we will in time.

As always, there may be further tweaks and such to this set and the shader before it goes live in Terraria 1.4.5, but we didn't want to wait any longer to share it with all of you!



We also sent Frank a little Terraria swag...



Huge thanks go out to Frank, Make-A-Wish® New Jersey, the entire Terraria dev team, and our very own Jaxrud🌳 who took on the monumental task of fulfilling this wish. We cannot wait to see Frank's reaction when he gets a chance to dive into Terraria with his very own Vanity Set later this year!



ABOUT MAKE-A-WISH® NEW JERSEY


Make-A-Wish® New Jersey creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. In the fight against a critical illness, a wish serves as a catalyst for renewed strength and encouragement for every child and family on their journey. A wish helps kids look past their limitations, families overcome anxiety and entire communities experience joy. Most importantly, wishes can improve a child’s quality of life. We believe a single wish transforms lives.

With their national headquarters based in Phoenix, Arizona, Make-A-Wish® is one of the world’s leading children’s charities, with 57 chapters serving children in every community in the United States and its territories, and nearly 40 international affiliates. Make-A-Wish® New Jersey was founded in 1983. Serving children in every municipality in the Garden State, Make-A-Wish® New Jersey has granted nearly 12,000 wishes since its inception. For more information about Make-A-Wish® New Jersey, call 800-252-WISH or visit nj.wish.org and discover how you can help transform lives, one wish at a time.

Facebook – wishnj[www.facebook.com]
X – wishnj[x.com]
Instagram – makeawishnj[www.instagram.com]
LinkedIn – Make-A-Wish New Jersey[www.linkedin.com]
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Terraria State of the Game - May 2024 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/435/terraria-state-of-the-game-may-2024/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/435/terraria-state-of-the-game-may-2024/ Thu, 30 May 2024 18:59 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!


Summer is finally here - well for some of us at least. We are greatly enjoying the warmer temperatures and the chance to get outside a lot more. Of course, development work remains at a steady pace as we draw ever-closer to Terraria 1.4.5. In the meantime, we hope that you enjoyed the 13th Anniversary celebration (and re-release of 1.1) earlier this month... and that you are looking forward to the upcoming board game as much as we are! 2024 is nearly half-done, and we are quite excited about what the rest of the year has in store for Terrarians everywhere.


With that out of the way, let's dip our toes into this month's pool of Terraria news!



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - THE RE-LOGIC FAMILY GROWS!

The Re-Logic team is beyond ecstatic to reveal that our little dev team family has grown by two with the official addition of jopojelly and Kazzymodus! Just who are these new Re-Logic team members and what will/have they be working on? Let's find out!

KAZZYMODUS
Kazzymodus has been a beta-tester for Terraria for more than five years, having experienced the development of 1.4 - still known as 1.3.6 at the time - onward first-hand from start to soon-to-be finish. During that time they've tested a great deal of content, weeding out a lot of issues before it ends up in your collective hands, as well as giving feedback and suggestions to make sure any new (and old!) content is the best it can be.

Now in charge of Quality Assurance, they're doing their best to make your 1.4.5 experience as smooth and bug-free as possible!

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JOPOJELLY

Jopojelly became involved in tModLoader during its infancy and quickly became integral in making mods and adding new features to tModLoader. He has always strived to make the experiences of both using mods and making mods better. Rather than make new content himself, jopojelly focused on guiding millions of tModLoader players in experiencing modded content through his quality of life mods Recipe Browser, Boss Checklist, and Census - to name a few. These mods help make players aware of all the awesome bosses, items, and town NPCs added by other mods they have installed so that they can experience them all.

Jopojelly will continue to work on collaborating with the tModLoader community on adding new features and bug fixes to tModLoader.



UNLEASH YOUR INNER VERMIN VIA THE RAT TRANSFORMATION


The latest in the handful of transformations coming to Terraria 1.4.5, the Rat Transformation will let you climb walls and squeak into small spaces!



TERRARIA TURNED 13 - CHECK OUT THE FIRST FINAL UPDATE!

Don't miss the world premiere of the Wall of Flesh and the horrifying Mech Bosses!
Click the banner above to find out how - and to join in the celebration.




STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

Nearly 110,000 packs/worlds await you in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Lots of bug fixing, some balance work, and a few fun inventory management QoL ideas that we hope work out...



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

The tModLoader team and our amazing community of contributors continues to improve tModLoader. On June 1st the monthly update release of tModLoader will go live. This month's release contains several UI fixes and stability fixes.

This month we've fixed a few UI issues: some fixes for the ModPacks feature, some UI fixes for multiplayer connections, and a UI fix for Mod Browser / downloading mods.

Modders and users should also keep an eye out for our monthly Steam announcement on the 1st where a complete listing of bug fixes and API changes for this month's release will be listed. The in-game news button on the main menu will direct you directly to the announcement once it is live.

As always, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 6000 mods for you to enjoy! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More features, continuing to evolve and grow what TML can do... and getting ready for 1.4.5.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

Another month of keeping pace while also tackling some console/mobile specific issues (more on that in a moment) has gone by and we are as excited as ever! Even managing to get a little crossplay progress done in the background. That said, you came for the spoilers so here they are!


We wanted to show off the new Rat Transformation as well - so we hope you enjoy seeing this different spin on this month's spoiler!



BANNERS BANNERS EVERYWHERE!

We have also been hard at work in an attempt to simplify and clarify Control Banners (the little areas that show button mappings on screen). This has been a complaint we have heard from many Terrarians, so we hope this helps - and makes more sense - than the current version. Let's dive into some details!

KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS IS ALL VERY WORK IN PROGRESS AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE!



In the live version of the game, a control banner at the bottom of the screen displays every single binding.

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Because absolutely everything is listed here, it forces players to “fish” for specific actions. This takes a considerable amount of time and slows gameplay down, as it creates a disconnect between where the controls are displayed versus where the player is looking.

To address this, we started by splitting the bottom banner off into several dedicated ones. At the moment these exist in the following places:


Bottom of the screen. This is primarily for a few general items which are not context-specific. At the moment we are working to shorten this, as it is still somewhat long (in part because all bindings display now, regardless of whether a modifier trigger is held).

Up near the minimap & state display - contains smart cursor, map options, chat options, and the like.
Next to the hotbar - contains anything related to the inventory, as well as information for hotbar swapping



At the bottom of inventory pages - these contain bindings that you would normally perform in the inventory, such as splitting a stack and others.

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On top of this, however, we’ve also started placing certain bindings in bespoke areas


If a “Switch to Hotbar #X” binding exists, we display it over the respective hotbar slot.


If an inventory binding exists for something that has a side button (such as Quick Stack or Tools), then we display it below the button.

We are hoping these make certain actions clearer to players, and allow more focus to go towards gameplay and less on figuring out what each button does.

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Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE HUB​

The Terraria merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise all year round - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]
Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN IS LIVE!


At long last, the Kickstarter Campaign for Terraria: The Board Game is live - and to say it is off to a running start would be the understatement of the century!

The project reached its initial funding goal in around eight minutes and has gone on (as of this writing) to nearly eclipse the $900,000 mark, unlocking 14 stretch goals along the way. Of course, the campaign is really just getting started, so you have plenty of time to get your pledge/order in before it closes on June 21.

Expect more stretch goals and information to come out along the way, this is one you will want to keep an eye on and definitely not one to miss!



Check out all of the details, get your order placed, and join in the conversation about Terraria: The Board Game by clicking the banner above or the link below.

TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN


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MEET US AT UKGE 2024

As a reminder, Paper Fort Games will be live and in person at the upcoming UK Games Expo. If you are in the area, this is the perfect chance to check out Terraria: The Board Game in person, chat with the designers, and more.



From May 31st to June 2nd, we’ll be showing Terraria: The Board Game at UK Games Expo (UKGE) held in Birmingham, UK. If you’re coming to the show, please stop by and say hello; you’ll find us at the booth 1-774 (in Hall 1). You’ll be able to play the game, chat with us about the design, take pictures at our life-size King Slime photobooth and win free merch at our Terraria-themed beanbag toss, courtesy of Re-Logic and the terraria.shop crew! It’s going to be a lot of fun and we’d love to see you there.



CHECK OUT THE LATEST MONTHLY T-SHIRT ON TERRARIA.SHOP!

This month's Terraria T-shirt drop on Terraria.shop features everybody's favorite sparkly regent of death - Empress of Light! Elegent and simple in design, we think this shirt really captures the colorful essence of the EoL fight.

[terraria.shop]

Pick yours up today by clicking the image above - and be sure to check out the entire collection of amazing merch over at terraria.shop!

We will be back again next month with yet another fantastic Terraria T-Shirt design!



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES - UPDATE ON NEW SHIPPING SYSTEM AND ISSUE 6

Hello everyone!

We tried to have an update on the new international shipping system integration and the re-opening of orders ready in time for today's State of the Game, but we ran into some last minute technical issues that we want to iron out first. Most important is ensuring the best possible customer experience when we open up the gates. When we reopen, we will unveil the issue 6 materials and this time, they will be in stock as we begin taking orders, so we will be able to ship new orders without delay.

Won't be much longer - we figure it will be sometime next week, barring any more last minute problems.

Stay tuned!!!



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TERRARIA BIRTHDAY CARDS FROM THE COMMUNITY
In celebration of Terraria's 13th Birthday, the amazing Terrarians over at the Terraia Discord server sent us a whole pile of creative and heartfelt birthday cards! We wanted to say thank you so much to each person that took the time to create a card and to the Discord admin team for pulling it all together.


We definitely appreciate all of you more than we could ever express - thanks!!!



TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)
[forums.terraria.org]
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DR STUDIOS AMA

We were fortunate to have DR Studios join us for an incredible AMA in the Terraria Discord server. In case you missed all the fun, you can still stop by the Discord server and visit the AMA channel to review the entire thing! You can find the AMA in the #dr-studios-ama channel. Here isthe list of Dr Studios team members who joined us for the AMA:

Xenopunk - Studio Head
AngryHippo - Lead Programmer
Roboarms - Associate Producer
Nescre - Internal QA + UI Design


Shout out to the wonderful team at DR Studios for answering our community questions!



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria: The Board Game is now live on Kickstarter! https://terraria-servers.com/blog/434/terraria-the-board-game-is-now-live-on-kickstarter/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/434/terraria-the-board-game-is-now-live-on-kickstarter/ Tue, 28 May 2024 16:20 CEST
The moment you have all been waiting for is finally here! We’re delighted to announce that official Terraria Board Game is now live on Kickstarter; find all of the details and join the campaign via the link below:

TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME KICKSTARTER PAGE

Back the game, listen to new Terraria music and join the community over on the campaign page.




FULL TRAILER AND NEW MUSIC


You might have seen the teaser trailer we posted recently; head over to the Kickstarter page to see the full trailer (or check it out above). This full trailer features a brand-new orchestral Terraria medley by The Blake Robinson Synthetic Orchestra.



PAPER FORT LOGO BUILD CONTEST - WIN A COPY OF THE BOARD GAME!​

Between June 4th and June 11th, Paper Fort Games are hosting an in-game build contest; the prize is a Hellstone level Kickstarter Pledge! To enter, recreate the Paper Fort Games logo within Terraria and share a screenshot of your creation on Twitter or Instagram between June 4th and June 11th with the hashtag #terrariaboardgame, tagging in @paperfortgames.



You will want to get a head start on your builds quickly in order to maximize your chances of winning this epic prize! We encourage you to interpret the logo creatively; you could recolour your world to match, build a base that resembles the castle or do something completely different; the choice is yours! We can’t wait to see what you create.

The winner will be chosen by the Paper Fort Games team and announced on June 12th; the winner will also be contacted via DM on Twitter. Please note, to win you must be in a region that the game can be shipped to (see the Kickstarter page for details), but shipping costs will be covered by us.

The winner, as well as some of the team’s other favourites, will be shared with the community on the campaign page and in campaign updates.



REDDIT AND DISCORD AMA'S

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The Paper Fort Games Team will be hosting an AMA (Ask me Anything) on r/terraria and the official Terraria Discord[discord.com] during the campaign; be sure to check the campaign page for dates and times!]]>
Terraria Enters its Teens! https://terraria-servers.com/blog/433/terraria-enters-its-teens/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/433/terraria-enters-its-teens/ Thu, 16 May 2024 19:29 CEST

You heard right, everyone - Terraria has officially entered its teenage years. Don't worry, we promise that we won't be any more moody and rebellious than we always have been! This time of the year is always special to the Terraria development team. It is a time of celebration, but moreso a time of reflection: on the journey we have taken thus far, what is coming soon, and what may lie ahead beyond that horizon. It is humbling to know that our small team has been able to release and support a game as successful as Terraria for all these years.

Even more humbling is the unwavering support that each of you have shown us throughout those thirteen years. Through the ups and downs that game dev and even life has thrown at us - and all of you - your support has been the one constant that we know we can rely on each and every day. In fact. we appreciate you so much that we got YOU a birthday present...

In celebration of Terraria's 13th Anniversary - and building upon the recent Undeluxe Edition - we are releasing Terraria 1.1 as a beta branch on Steam today!


Enter a world where Hardmode was brand new and the mech bosses represented the ultimate challenge - take a glimpse at how far Terraria has come!


We are looking forward to seeing what you make of Terraria 1.4.5 an Crossplay (hopefully!) . Who knows what exactly the future holds beyond that, but what we do know is that the path forward for the Terraria franchise and its fans is a very bright one! We expect to see you all back here next year and for many more years to come!



TALL TALES FROM TERRARIA TESTERS

We thought it might be fun for everyone to get a chance to hear a few stories from our Terraria testing crew. These could be broad personal reflections - or even just fun little happenings that occurred along the way over the years. Without further ado, let the storytelling commence!

DARTHMORF
Hey everyone, I’m ‘darthmorf’ or Sam – some of you may know me as a moderator on the Terraria forums or may have used my Terraria Logo Maker[terraria-logo-maker.darthmorf.co.uk] tool. I’ve also been lucky enough to help test early version of the game since around mid 2017 and have had a great time over the years getting to peek behind the curtain and get to know the developers and my fellow testers (and a few other people from the community too!). The group multiplayer playthroughs are so much fun, and I still manage to learn something new about the game every time I play ... between the many many deaths that is. Certain moments during testing for both Master Mode and the even harder seed variants like 'For the Worthy' were particularly tough, not to mention the trolling from other members of the testing team and even the developers! I very much empathise with the original 1.3 Expert Mode testers ...



We got to see lots of funny, weird and interesting bugs too. I sadly can't mention all of them, but a favourite of mine was the brief period of time when ALL projectiles were affected by wind. It made certain boss fights quite interesting, even if it was totally unplayable! Just don't mention infinite boulders, or the 'Wall of Guide'...


Hmm, yes this is how you sit in a chair, right?


There seems to be something wrong with this campfire.


Motion smoothing for teleporting enemies might have been a mistake...


What do you mean I can't deploy my stool while grappled to a wall!?

Another huge highlight of my time was getting to meet up with a few other members of the community, along with some people from Re-Logic, DR Studios and 505 Games back in July 2019[forums.terraria.org]. It was truly a blast to hang out in person and I cannot wait until we get to do it next.



I've been a part of this amazing community for a while now, and I'm still blown away by just how friendly and kind everyone is. It's been a huge privilege to witness everything I have, and to take part in so much. I'm proud to have been able to give back a little by organising community events such as the amazing Creation Compendium[forums.terraria.org] (go check these out if you haven't - there are some stunning creations in there!) I'd also like to thank Re-Logic from the bottom of my heart for all the amazing opportunities they've given and generosity that they've shown me. I'm lucky enough to have my own career in game development which I would not have without what I've learnt testing this game.

Here's to another 13 years!!!
Wall of guide?[forums.terraria.org]



J BAME
I remember back when beta testing 1.4.4 balance changes, Nimbus and I noticed that whip sizes were strangely inconsistent, sometimes some whips were inexplainably bigger than normal. We quickly realized some armors were increasing Whip Range when they were not supposed to. We started taking off pieces to see which one was bugged, then we realized it wasn't just armor, it was accessories too.

It was so weird that we had to ask Leinfors to check the code and see what the problem was. He looked up which items increased whip range... and then he found the problem. When he gave a 10% range bonus to Tiki Mask, he had accidentally given the same buff to 90% of the items in the game.

This was caused by a single character typo in the code: Instead of checking for which Item ID was equal to Tiki Mask's, it was checking which ID was equal or greater than Tiki Mask's. That was a fun day. We will always remember you, Leinfors.



AURORA3500
My story with Terraria began with learning about it when I was in my last year of high school through youtube videos shared by my classmates. It looked like a very interesting game and I got it gifted to me in late 2011. I played it overtime and learned a lot about it starting from 1.1. And then lurked in Terraria Online for a few years. Mostly to follow dev updates and to get Tconfig Mods.

Later when TCF was born, I would join that after learning it was the new official Forums of Terraria. At 1st I still lurked, and mostly used it to see news for the updates. Seeing the announcement for both Terraria Otherworld and 1.3 was a very exciting time and I got involved more in the community during that time.

I had no idea where it would lead a year later, as the call for new Moderators was put out, I put in a moderator application. Because TCF had become more than a place to discuss Terraria. It was a family. I was inspired from learning what Terraria developers such as Leinfors and Ghostar have done for the game and seeing that they started out as Forum members just like many of us. When I was accepted into the Forum staff, the Forum staff and developers also became family to me. TCF means a lot to me due to how a real effort is put forth to ensure that it is a welcoming place for many people. It is taken for granted across the internet which is why it feels like a treasure.

Sometime after that, I was accepted as a beta tester, to test for the game I love a ton and have invested more hours than any other game into. Together with Unit One who joined the Forum staff and became a tester at the same time as me, we tested the end of 1.3.5, and began to test 1.3.6. At the time none of us had any idea it would become the grand 1.4 update known as Journey's End.

As it developed, I continued my work on the Forums with the Forum staff, and also worked with Leinfors and other testers to test the game, report bugs, and share our own feedback. Memories with Leinfors, other testers from our chats and playthroughs are memories I continue to cherish. One of my favorite moments of 1.4 testing was when the Bestiary was confirmed to be added to the game. I love Monster Guide type features in the various JRPGs and Metroidvanias I love and I doubted my eyes that it was also coming to Terraria. I asked Lein if I was dreaming. And he assured me that I wasn't dreaming, that it was being planned for awhile. It's a moment that still gets me giddy.

One of the favorite bugs I discovered during 1.4 testing was with the Zombie Merman Moonwalking backwards. It never made it to release due to how I looked at Blood Moon fishing once it was added.



1.4.4 is another standout update to me. It is my next favorite update due to how it added the Remix seed, and increased the stack size for all items to 9999, among other additions.

Terraria itself has held longtime appeal to me due to how it takes elements of platformers, metroidvania games, and JRPGs and blends them with sandbox building gameplay. They have always been my favorite types of games and are mixed perfectly in Terraria.

Beyond Terraria itself, the community, dev team, and my fellow Forum staff members and testers remain an important family to me. To this day I continue to give what I can to it in hopes of making all of it an even better place.

Times were hard in 2023 when we lost Leinfors. It has taken time to process, but I've used that time to better myself physically and mentally in multiple areas of life, and continue to be an active part of the Forums while testing the game. I think it's what Lein would want. So I plan to keep giving myself to TCF, and Terraria, to ensure the Forums can be a home for anyone, and to make 1.4.5 another amazing update, and anything beyond that as well.



CRIDDLE
Hi, I'm Criddle! Maybe you know me from somewhere? I've been a beta tester since May 2017. Getting to contribute to the game and helping out the developers at Re-Logic alongside my fellow testers has been pretty incredible.

One of my favorite things to remember are the times we got to create our own paintings. The group playthroughs are also always exciting and chaotic. It can be really interesting listening to the devs discuss ideas.

Over the years I've run into many strange and amusing issues while testing the game.


...did someone mention infinite boulders?





FAIRYPRINCESSSERENITY
So, I don't exactly have a lot of funny stories to share. I tend to do a lot of the background building work that benefits everyone whenever our collective group does a playthrough together to test out new features. Arenas, NPC housing, farms. You get the idea. When I'm not doing that, I like to do things that try to break the game. If I can get Red to go “We gotta nerf that,” that's a good day. I also like to do funny stuff when no one is looking so they can react to it later on.

I remember when I imported a bunch of Terra Toilets into the playthrough world we were on, and I put them at a bunch of fishing holes. When someone asked why that was there I said “If you sit on a toilet, it makes you fish better. All the expert fishermen sit on toilets.” You know what happened? That joke became an actual feature.

When a bunch of us beta testers first joined the crew, we joined a world that had just gotten started a few hours ago. Red said “You need to use torches that match the biome you're in” because we were starting to test torch luck. I wanted to live in the ice biome, but I hate the ice torches. But Leinfors said as long as I don't use wrong torches, it wasn't against the rules to use whatever I want. So I used White Torches. And Lamps. And Lanterns. I made my home. Expanded it. Again, and again. I ended up making this amazing frozen base, and then because I had a lot of time to spare, I built a whole mountain on top of that. I remember that mountain fondly. Whenever I'm feeling nostalgic, I open that world and have a look at it. I wasn't an outlier - Everyone had a house on that world. One of the other testers (I won't say who) was crazy enough to have their house in the Crimson biome.



XMAN101
During one of the beta playthroughs for 1.4, Leinfors and a number of other testers were trying to figure out a strange bug with the Windy Day music. It seemed to play without rhyme or reason.

Turns out, it was no bug. It just so happened that my base on this playthrough was in range of spawn and I had set up a music box to play Windy Day at my base. Once discovered, it was promptly deactivated by Leinfors.



UNIT ONE
Happy Birthday Terraria!

It has been a wild ride that I am so thankful for. Getting to beta test the game is a dream come true, and working with my fellow beta testers has been such a wonderful experience. All of them love the game, and nerd out to it like I do, sometimes so much so that I can't keep up with their knowledge. They are truly passionate and experts at what they do.

One of my favorite bugs involved platinum axes showing up on empty weapon racks after opening legacy worlds. The weapon racks would be empty, I'd save and quit. Then open up that world in the newest beta, and boom, there were platinum axes on them. But not on all the empty weapon racks, it seemed so random and weird. Like I'm sure many of the other beta testers will mention in their stories, it was Leinfors that was right there, ready to dive into it.

After his first reaction (which was "Wtf Unit, phantom Platinum Axes" to which I replied, "Yeahhhh, I dunno..."), he posted this:


Everyone tried to figure it out, people were loading in old worlds and got the platinum axes showing up, but only on certain racks. After a bit, we left it for the dev team to sort out (like they always magically do).


So many platinum axes! Can you spot why it was happening? Turns out that only the weapon racks facing left were getting these phantom axes. Right-facing weapon racks remained empty on world load. Once Yorai and Lein had figured it out, all the phantom axes were put to rest, never to show up again.



DOYLEE
Don't challenge the creator of the game to a copper shortsword duel. He will win in ways you don't initially expect, whether that be boulders or banishment.



MANAUSER
One time I found an obscure bug in the king statue. Specifically, a lightning bug. We were testing 1.4 which added the NPC happiness system, and I took it upon myself to manually check every neighbor combination and biome preference. That all went fine, but I was using the king and queen statues to help with moving NPCs around and happened to find something completely different: The king statue could summon lightning bugs if there were any on the screen. That bug report got a surprised "Whaaaat" from Leinfors. But it turned out that the king statue was supposed to (and now does) work on the traveling merchant, but guess no one ever noticed it wasn't working because they didn't know it should. See, the traveling merchant is NPC 368 and the lightning bug is NPC 358 so a little typo was all it took to get a funny result.



SIGMA
Greetings, Terrarians!

You are probably reading this hoping for spoilers? Loki has been posting teasers for Terraria 1.4.5. At Re-Logic? They're actively working on Terraria 1.96.3!


Don't hold your breath waiting for Terraria 2… it’s at least 3000 years away.


Nah, just kidding. This is one of many amusing bugs that have come up during playtesting. After all, Terraria is a game where eating lunch in midair is a comparatively normal thing to do.

When a game has existed for 13 years and has over 5000 items (and counting), there are going to be strange and unexpected interactions. One of the very early (if not first) bugs I reported as a tester:


When meteors were shown in the background before landing, they were initially visible in the Underworld.



Herein provides an interesting crossover between bugs and contributions. An early version of my painting ‘Blessing from the Heavens’ was a reference to this. It had an Underworld frame and was intended to be found in Obsidian Towers. But the Towers were already quite full of paintings, so it was moved to the Floating Islands and given a skyware frame. Having the opportunity to make some paintings has been the biggest highlight of being involved with Terraria. I hope you like the paintings as much as we did making them!

(Leinfors, I am grateful that you were able to make `Strange Growths’ cycle between the four painting types when placed. You are missed by us all.)

Tester contributions are strictly cosmetic – paintings, names, tooltips, etc. Any new content and the direction of the game is with Re-Logic and its developers. Ever noticed how all of the town slimes’ names start with S? That was somewhat coincidental. We contributed names for slimes on a spreadsheet. Eventually we noticed a pattern emerged: The majority of them started with S. The team decided to keep it that way. (Most of those references the wiki mentions are not actually references. It's coincidental the name is the same.)

Speaking of references… Contrary to what the wiki says, the in-game dog name Lucky has nothing to do with 101 Dalmatians. It’s the name of my real-life dog. He is not a dalmatian. If you do want to find a new reference, there’s another in-game dog name named after my real-life dog. His name comes from a TV show.


I made the Abigail screenshot that was used in the 1.4.3 release announcement. It was not used, but I also made an in-game screenshot with Deerclops, Chester and Wilson.

With news about greedy corporations, abandoned Early Access launches, on-disc DLC, and mob votes to garner attention – how has Terraria managed to live so long, and with so many free updates? The answer: Everyone in Re-Logic plays Terraria and enjoys it. They all want the best they can. Whether paid or volunteer, it really is a labour of love. It's been 5 years since I was asked to join the testing team and I've enjoyed every minute of it. Throughout the journey, I've met some amazing people and made very good friends.

To Re-Logic: Thank you for the opportunity. I am grateful for it every day.

To my fellow team members: You are some of the most amazing people I know.

To the player base: Your enthusiasm, dedication and strong community are what has kept (and will keep) Terraria growing and expanding. Everything Re-Logic does, it does for you.
-- Sigma



DISC
One of the most memorable experiences I’ve had so far in my time as a tester for Terraria was during the summer of 2022, where Redigit invited us to play through a yet-to-be-polished version of what, at the time, was called the “everything seed” (later known as the “zenith” and “get fixed boi” seeds). The most notable difference between what we played and what was released was the number of Queen Bee larvae scattered throughout the world (it has since been drastically reduced after this playthrough, due to the sheer number of accidental summons and therefore effective armageddons during the early game). There were times where Red got so fed up with the Queen Bee summons he would temporarily give himself a Meowmere and slay them all.

However as amazing as all of this was to experience first hand, what I remember the most, and will likely never forget, was when we, the testers and developers of Terraria, were set to face off against the underworld’s fiercest pre-hardmode foe, the Wall of Flesh — only there was one unforeseen issue that was only discovered halfway through the fight: the world difficulty was set to effectively Master mode, whereas it should have been set to Expert. As such, we were set to face a Wall of Flesh with just over 200,000 health, and the encounter resulted in several dozen deaths, and the Wall of Flesh going from one side of the world, to the other, undefeated, with just under half of their health remaining. This was the single most scuffed boss battle I have ever encountered in almost 13 years of playing Terraria, and also the single most enjoyable. There was even a time during the fight where everyone in the world other than Redigit and I had been slain; to fight alongside the creator of Terraria as other testers and developers cheered us on as we fought against the Wall of Flesh was nothing short of an unforgettable experience to say the least.



JENOSIS
Hello! I’m Jenosis and I’d like to share my experience in Terraria both before and after I became a tester!

Before I played Terraria I was unironically in the camp of “oh wow 2D Minecraft”. It started in 2012 with a friend asking me to come over and play it with him for a weekend while his parents were out of town. It felt slow and kind of clunky at first, at least on console (PS3), but it started to get really good and before I knew it I was running around in Hell with a space laser gun re-enacting the whole plot of DOOM trying to find magic weapons.

I returned home and asked my parents if I could download and play it on our family computer (which was quite ancient). I began to play it and forgot about it for a good bit (as it was my senior year in highschool), but returned to it shortly after my graduation after enrolling in Fall college classes. I found the Crimson and told my friend all about it and he spent hours trying to find it on his PS3.

As Terraria grew and updated, so did I and eventually began to dabble in modding it with tAPI a few months before 1.3 came out. Come 1.3 in all of its QoL and much needed expansion on existing content I was having even more fun and tModLoader was just starting to become a thing. I got back into modding again and made even more friends while doing so.

Come 2019 I had a hard time trying to keep up with everything in my life. I got something in my TCF inbox one day and it was Cenx reaching out to me asking if I wanted to become a tester. I felt butterflies in my stomach for the sole reason of being involved in one of my favorite all time games. The first day of setup was information and sensation overload, but I learned a lot more than I thought I was going to for my first day.

Over the course of 1.4 Beta there was much to test and find bugs for; I happened to catch a lot of tile related bugs in the process. One of my favorites was being able to plant the vanity trees on gray bricks. Another bug I loved, that was unexplainable and couldn’t repro even now, was the crystal sentry beams coming from the pet butterfly. Makes me wish we had a butterfly summon now.

Seasons have come and gone; so have phases of testing beta updates. Lein had unexpectedly passed away leaving all of us distraught and lost without him. He was a great person and mentor who helped expand, and understand, my views on game development. To this day whenever I or other testers suggest something; I tend to look at it with a reasonably critical eye to see where said thing could fit into the grand scheme of the game.

I’m loving my time helping out and testing the harder bugs so I can help make Terraria a better and more bug free game. Here’s to Terraria and its wonderful community I’ve had the absolute pleasure of interacting with, cheers!



NIKE LEON
My beta testing horror story is from back in 2015. After one of the updates my character saves started overwriting each other. Nobody else was having the bug. And then the next update mysteriously fixed it.We never could figure out why...


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Terraria State of the Game - April 2024 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/432/terraria-state-of-the-game-april-2024/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/432/terraria-state-of-the-game-april-2024/ Thu, 25 Apr 2024 22:37 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

Spring is finally here - and with it, warmer weather, green plants, and colorful flowers. We noticed lots of speculation that spring would bring the release of 1.4.5 - sorry to say that those guesses were incorrect. The team still has quite a few things that we want to get to, and you never know what else might come up. Terraria development has always been sort of organic in that way. Rest assured that we share your desire to get this out just as soon as possible - but we have always stuck to the mantra that we will only put out an update when we feel it is fully complete and ready. So, hang with us just a bit longer, it should be well worth the wait!

That said, let's take a moment to meander through the garden of Terraria news and spoilers shall we?



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - VAMPIRES AND BUGS AND CONVEYORS, OH MY!

The team really enjoyed seeing how everyone reacted to last month's spoilers - especially Roller Skates! We have been doing a team and tester playthrough on the Vampire Seed over the past two weeks, and we have an even greater appreciation for these new masters of mobility than ever before. Once you skate your way through the Wall of Flesh fight, you may never go back! As always, these playthroughs generate a ton of notes about balance and new ideas as well as highlighting some nasty bugs that we can then fix along the way. You know, things like "Oh oops, with the new item stacking feature, you can accidentally reforge multiple items at once... we better fix that before the Goblin Tinkerer gets so rich, he retires."


We can think of no better way to spend nearly 9,000 platinum... don't worry, we fixed this already.

Our Vampire playthrough ended as it should... with each of us cooking in the sun, except Redigit, who may or may not be a daywalker...

That being said, how about a little spoiler for everyone - the latest in the many conveniences coming your way in Terraria 1.4.5!


Conveyor Belts have unlocked the Y Axis!

TERRARIA: UNDELUXE EDITION


Hopefully you also picked up your copy of Terraria: Undeluxe Edition as well - available as a Beta Branch on Steam!



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We have finally broken the 100,000 packs/worlds milestone in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Going over our playthrough notes, making needed adjustments and bug fixes coming out of that, and prepping for adding even more stuff to the game.



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!


The tModLoader team and our amazing community of contributors continues to improve tModLoader. On May 1st the monthly update release of tModLoader will go live. This month's release contains fixes to long-standing issues as well as an upgrade from Dotnet 6.0 to Dotnet 8.0 for increased capabilities.

This month we've fixed a few crash conditions when using a large amount of mods, made some improvements to mod loading time, and made a major upgrade from using Dotnet 6 to Dotnet 8 for increased performance and capability.

Mod makers can look forward to the new features of C# 12 and Dotnet 8[learn.microsoft.com].

Modders and users should also keep an eye out for our monthly Steam announcement on the 1st where a complete listing of bug fixes and API changes for this month's release will be listed. The in-game news button on the main menu will send you directly to the announcement once it is live.

As always, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 6000 mods for you to enjoy! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More features, continuing to evolve and grow what TML can do... and getting ready for 1.4.5.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

More 1.4.5 work and a smattering of crossplay work in parallel has been the name of the game in April. Our testing lead had the chance to participate in the latest Re-Logic playthrough, which has provided some invaluable insights and dialogue between the teams that will surely pay dividends for Terraria 1.4.5!

In the meantime, we are happy to share that a fan favorite from back in the day will be making its triumphant return...


Behold the majestic Orca in all of its resprited glory!

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE HUB​

The Terraria merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise all year round - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

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Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

FIRST IN NEW LINE OF MONTHLY T-SHIRT DROPS ON TERRARIA.SHOP!

We are very happy to share what will be the first in a series of monthly T-Shirt releases available over at https://terraria.shop/! Our initial release features the one and only The Axe - everyone's favorite super-rare drop from the Queen of the Jungle herself, Plantera! We aren't quite sure, but we feel like this might also be a hat tip to one of the greatest bands in existence...

[terraria.shop]

Pick yours up today by clicking the image above - and be sure to check out the entire collection of amazing merch over at https://terraria.shop/!

We will be back again next month with yet another fantastic Terraria T-Shirt design!



NEW SHIRTS - AND THE MEOWMERE KEYCHAIN - NOW AVAILABLE FROM EIGHTY SIXED!
The amazingly-talented folks over at Eighty Sixed have just release two brand new t-shirts along with the latest in their line of Terraria keychains: the Meowmere Keychain!

[www.eightysixed.com] [www.eightysixed.com]

[www.eightysixed.com]

You will definitely want to check these out today! If the Meowmere Keychain is anything like the Zenith Keychain, it will go super fast!

Click the banners above to check out these latest offerings - or check out the link below to explore the entire Terraria Collection over at Eighty Sixed!

TERRARIA COLLECTION FROM EIGHTY SIXED[www.eightysixed.com]



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES - UPDATE ON NEW SHIPPING SYSTEM AND ISSUE 6!

Hello everyone!

Big things are afoot at 50 Amp Productions!

NEW SHIPPING PARTNER COMING ONLINE - SALES TEMPORARILY PAUSED
You may have noticed upon visiting the 50 Amp site that the store is currently unavailable. This is so that we can take the time needed to fully onboard our new global shipping and distribution partner without risking any disruption or orders getting lost in that transition. In addition, 50 Amp closed sales during this time in order to ensure that every existing order has been honored and taken care of before accepting new ones. The store will reopen upon completion of EVERY shipment outstanding - we do not expect this to take long, but we wanted you to know.

So, what will this new system mean long term? More reliable shipping, cheaper international (non-US) shipping rates, and quicker delivery times. At the time when we re-open the storefront, Issue 6 comic and collectibles will be available to order, as well as having all products from issues 1-5 in stock. This means no delays in shipping times for any Issue 1-5 orders and a smooth release of Issue 6 when all of those items arrive at the warehouse.

ISSUE 6 IS COMING SOON - COVER REVEAL!
50 Amp is also excited to have the issue 6 cover reveal to share with you right here and right now.


This image is available for you to download and print or use as wallpaper on your computers or devices - you can also request any specific sizes you might want if what we have isn't working for you. Click the link below to check it out!
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50 Amp Productions can’t wait to share all these updates and exciting new announcements and products with you soon!




TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DESIGNER DIARY


Here we are again with the latest "Designer Diary" entry from the lead designer for Terraria: the Board Game - Chris Kingsnorth. Let's see what he and the Paper Fort team have been up to over the last month!
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Hello Terrarians!

Chris here, game developer at Paper Fort Games; I’m back with another Terraria: The Board Game designer diary. We’re ramping up to the launch of the Kickstarter next month, so I’ll be providing more gameplay info, showcasing new art, revealing a new boss sculpt and talking about UKGE, the UK’s biggest tabletop gaming convention.


If you don’t want to read the diary, but still want to sign up for launch info, just visit Get Ready for ⛏ Terraria: The Board Game[www.backerkit.com]! (we’re almost at 24,000 Terrarians!)

[www.backerkit.com]

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How on Earth Will Terraria work as a Board Game?
Understandably, lots of Terraria players have asked this question. The videogame has a huge amount of content and features complex mechanisms that are usually handled by code behind the scenes; how could that possibly be achieved using cardboard? We’re also keenly aware that tabletop games based on videogames don’t always capture the essence of the game they’re based on, so we understand if you’re feeling sceptical.

From the outset, we’ve been committed to creating a Terraria board game, not a board game with a Terraria theme. It’s a huge challenge, but we want the game to be faithful to the world that Re-Logic have created.

So how do we turn a huge sandbox game into a tabletop experience? How do we make it feel like Terraria?


A new world each time you play: Using a simple minimap and biome tile system, you’ll generate a unique world during each game of Terraria: The Board Game. Choose an evil biome (or randomise it), build your hidden minimap and reveal new world tiles as you travel around the world. With each flip of a tile, experience the excitement of discovering new biomes to explore, chests to open and enemies to fight!



The freedom to choose: Player choice is a core principle of Terraria. Want to build a Hellavator? Go for it. Want to run to the ocean? You can, whether it’s a good idea or not! You’ll choose which objective chains to attempt in each game (many of which you’ll recognise as achievements from the videogame) and use a small personal deck of cards to generate action points; it’s then up to you how to spend them.



Dig, fight, explore, build: Use your action points to move around the world, or convert them with your starting copper equipment cards to dig tunnels, mine ores and gems, chop down trees for wood or fight enemies for loot. Building a base of houses will unlock crafting stations and spawn helpful NPCs who will heal you, sell useful items and provide backup in sticky situations.



Character customisation: Using armor sets (printed on transparent cards that overlay your character board) and upgraded equipment cards, you can choose a playstyle that suits you. By purchasing new, more powerful cards for your deck and scrapping those you no longer need, you can personalise your experience even further; that’s the beauty of deckbuilding. Maybe you’re into sword-swinging melee fights, or sneaky long-range strikes, or would prefer to unleash a barrage of magic attacks. Perhaps you just want to visit every corner of the world, or collect as many resources as possible; the choice is yours.



Enemies and Boss Battles: As you traverse the world and spelunk underground, you’ll encounter over 30 different enemy types, including slimes, zombies, antlions, skeletons, bats, demon eyes, worms, salamanders and voodoo demons. You’ll use a simple dice battling system to fight enemies and gain loot; upgraded weapons will grant access to more powerful dice and by using action cards, you’ll be able to influence encounters in your favour by weakening your foes, buffing your character, rerolling your attacks and more…

Fight King Slime, Queen Bee, Eye of Cthulhu, Brain of Cthulhu, Eater of Worlds and Wall of Flesh in epic boss battles using unique modular miniatures, which include a shrinking King Slime and Wall of Flesh with removable eye and mouthparts!



(Be sure to read on for the reveal of the Eater of Worlds miniature!)

Co-operative play for 1-4 Terrarians: The game supports solo play, or multiplayer games up to 4 players. Share resources, build bases as a team and fight enemies together. With cards that benefit you *and* other players, you can create memorable moments for everyone at the table!

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New Art: King Slime!

George has knocked it out of the park with this painting; everyone’s favourite gelatinous boss and the poor enveloped ninja! Let us know what you think in the comments!

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New Sculpt: Eater of Worlds!
Our final boss sculpt arrived this week; the Eater of Worlds! This miniature will also be modular; when EoW is sufficiently damaged, the miniature will split.



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Meet Us at UKGE 2024!


From May 31st to June 2nd, we’ll be showing Terraria: The Board Game at UK Games Expo (UKGE) held in Birmingham, UK. If you’re coming to the show, please stop by and say hello; you’ll find us at the booth 1-774 (in Hall 1). You’ll be able to play the game, chat with us about the design, take pictures at our life-size King Slime photobooth and win free merch at our Terraria-themed beanbag toss, courtesy of Re-Logic and the terraria.shop crew! It’s going to be a lot of fun and we’d love to see you there.

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Critter Recap
Last month, we asked for your favourite critters; we’re going to be adding as many as we can to the game’s biome tiles. We had some great suggestions, including squirrels, seagulls, seahorse, mystic frogs, grubby, sluggy, dolphins, bunnies, owls and ducks but let us know in the comments if we’ve missed any that you’d like to see!

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Reforge, Anyone?
Finally, we wanted to share a meme we put together which proved very popular; everyone’s favourite goblin-shaped piggy bank!


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Don’t Miss Out!
If you haven’t already, sign up at Get Ready for ⛏ Terraria: The Board Game[www.backerkit.com]! and be sure to click through to the Kickstarter ‘notify me’ page. We’d be very grateful if you could share the link with fellow Terrarians via social media; you’re always welcome to tag us in using @paperfortgames.

You can also follow us on Twitter, Instagram[www.instagram.com] and Facebook[www.facebook.com].

Until next time!

Chris

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Sign up for the latest and greatest news on Terraria: the Board Game via the link below:
TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)


by BR0COL1


by SnookyZun


by HardBirch


by Kaiga Marine


by JunohNebula


by @Shilaila​


by GreyL1me


by OrientalOrange


by MemeGodTheRealOne


by MihaDaCaterKiller


by RussianTomato206


by TruffleToad


by hellokittykatana


by CyberDragInfinity


by Icy-Assignment51


by SniperOnSunday



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria: Undeluxe Edition - Out Now! https://terraria-servers.com/blog/431/terraria-undeluxe-edition-out-now/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/431/terraria-undeluxe-edition-out-now/ Mon, 01 Apr 2024 19:10 CEST
That being said, we are pleased to share with you all that starting today, the Terraria Undeluxe Edition is available for fans everywhere to enjoy!



Highlights of this massive downdate include:

DIG
  • 12 Biomes to explore - who needs locations like the Ice Biome... too darned cold!
  • Be careful not to trip as you leap over single-high blocks
  • Rope? Minecarts? Blocks and platforms will suffice.
  • The Crimson was deemed too nasty and the Hallow too sweet, so they both have been kicked to the curb.
  • Demon Altars (those purple spiky things) are now immortal - resistance is futile!
  • Cacti can and will damage you - I mean they ARE covered in needles after all
  • Built-in Bunny Protection will prevent you from accidental Bunny-cide.
  • Delve deep into caves free from the threat of boulders and traps
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FIGHT
  • Over 360 items/weapons/armor/etc. to find and craft
  • 45 enemies will seek to defeat you at every turn!
  • Defeat the Goblin Army to obtain the greatest mobility accessory in the game, the Rocket Boots!
  • To maintain accuracy the Scraggler was re-added then promptly removed
  • Four challenging boss encounters await
  • Face the terrifying Final Boss, Skeletron!
  • Challenge the endgame Dungeon for fortune and glory!
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BUILD
  • All 8 NPCs are now clearly labeled by their role so you don't have to remember that Helen is your Nurse
  • Enjoy the streamlined experience of items without any nasty modifiers - no Goblin Tinkerer to take your hard-earned coins here!
  • Speaking of coins, you are going to need to carry them with you if you want to buy something.
  • Valid housing? Figure it out yourself.
  • Axes are now required to chop up all wood blocks - we don't want any accidents!
  • Chests contain a whopping 20 storage slots for you to stash your piles of loot!
  • Avoid accidentally using items by being sure they are in your hotbar prior to use - waste not, want not!
  • Wire? Where you are going, you won't need wires.
  • Paints? Dyes? Angles and slopes? Who needs that kind of variety in their life?
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You can only imagine the sheer amount of time and effort it took to remove almost 500 enemies/critters, 21 bosses, 5100 items, 32 NPCs, 14 biomes (and all of the mini-biomes), 82 music tracks, 586 tilesets, and so on. A small price to pay for the awesomeness that is Terraria v1.06! Starting today, you can pick up Terraria Undeluxe Edition at your favorite Steam Store! We know you will join us in enthusiastically welcoming Terraria Undeluxe Edition to the Terraria family of games!]]>
Terraria State of the Game - March 2024 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/430/terraria-state-of-the-game-march-2024/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/430/terraria-state-of-the-game-march-2024/ Thu, 28 Mar 2024 20:06 CET

Greetings Terrarians!

Another month has flown by - seriously, 2024 feels like it is moving along at warp speed. The development teams have continued to make great progress on Terraria 1.4.5, and we are back this month with some fresh spoilers that we hope everyone will enjoy. The team has recently been diving into some multiplayer testing that has triggered a few ideas within the team that we are planning to explore in the near future. Beyond that, we are seeing lots of good progress on the Board Game and Graphic Novel fronts. Really feels like as the weather is starting to heat up, so are all of the things in the world of Terraria. We may even have a little special something to share with everyone next week.

All that said and without further ado... let's get to it!



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - SKATING IN TO REPORT ON A BANNER MONTH

We do hope everyone enjoyed last month's trip down Terraria 1.4.5's memory lane. Don't worry, we have some fresh spoilers for you this time. That said, we remain hard at work each day adding/tweaking/fixing new stuff, and are making great progress. At this point, the team is putting out at least one new build per week! We still do not have a final sense for when 1.4.5 will arrive (nor what all might still be added!) - as always, the timing will be "when it's ready".


New Menu for Banners - Earned banners can now be claimed instead of dropping in the world and filling up inventory while exploring. This is something the community has requested many times over the years, and we are glad to report that it's coming in 1.4.5!


New Roller Skates will allow you to scoot around easily while placing blocks or platforms...


...and will even let you grind the rails!



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We have finally broken the 100,000 packs/worlds milestone in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Planning for something really cool that will hopefully be able to be shared next week...



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

The tModLoader team and our amazing community of contributors continues to improve tModLoader. On April 1st the monthly update release of tModLoader will go live. This month's release contains fixes to long-standing issues as well as the release of the new mod syncing system previewed last month.

This month we've fixed several issues, the most impactful being the issue with corrupted config.json files preventing the game from loading for some users. The mod loading and syncing logic has been reworked in this month's release. Users will see a new menu when joining a multiplayer server if mods need to be reloaded, explaining which mods will be downloaded, enabled, or disabled. Finally, mod loading speed has been improved by roughly 10%. We expect to see faster mod loading times and more consistent syncing of mods in multiplayer.

Mod makers can look forward to native sand support, active entity iterators, improved Asset documentation, and much more.

Modders and users should also keep an eye out for our monthly Steam announcement on the 1st where a complete listing of bug fixes and API changes for this month's release will be listed. The in-game news button on the main menu will direct you to the announcement once it is live.

As always, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 6000 mods for you to enjoy! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More features, continuing to evolve and grow what TML can do... and getting ready for 1.4.5.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

The team has been hard at work keeping up with the relentless pace of new development versions coming from the PC side of the house while we continue to explore and test Crossplay scenarios in parallel. So far, so good on all fronts - but, of course, we still cannot make any promises on that whole Crossplay thing. We are very pleased to be back this month with a brand new spoiler...


Kites no longer require players to hold them in hand in order to soar far and wide on the Spring breeze...

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE HUB​

The Terraria merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise all year round - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]
Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

NEW TOWN SLIME BIOME AND TOWN SLIME PINS FROM SANSHEE
[sanshee.com]
Our friends over at Sanshee are back with some brand new Terraria pins - this time featuring everyone's favorite blobby buddies, the Town Slimes!

The Town Slimes are featured in the latest pin in the Terraria Biome series, and they are also available as standalone pins via blind box format. Diva Slime includes an iridescent finish in order to capture her flash and style, while Squire is looking quite flashy with a shiny bronze finish. Click the banner above to check out each of these fantastic new offerings - as well as the entire Terraria collection from Sanshee!



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES - PC GIVEAWAY WINNER & UPDATE ON ISSUES 5-6

We have a handful of updates for the Terraria Graphic Novel series this month - including the big reveal of the winner of the custom Terraria PC giveaway!

TERRARIA PC GIVEAWAY WINNER
Back in November, 50 Amp Productions revealed that they would be giving away a one-of-a-kind Terraria PC, built by Singularity. In case you missed it, the details of this amazing prize can be found here > TERRARIA PC GIVEAWAY[www.50ampproductions.com]

We are happy to share that the winner has been selected and has already received their prize!

The Terraria PC Giveaway Winner is Paul Whiteman!!!

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TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SHIPMENT UPDATE

50 Amp Productions is thrilled to be able to announce that the onboarding of their new global distribution partner is complete! This will result in faster shipment times, more reliable shipments, and if you check back in a couple weeks, you will notice much lower international shipping rates.

We will update you as soon as those new rates are in effect. In addition, they wanted to share with you that orders containing only issues 1-4 are shipping within days of ordering.

The issue 5 coins have arrived in the warehouse and as such, the sorting/boxing etc. is underway for those issue 5 orders. Those gold and platinum orders will be speeding to your front door next week, so be on the lookout!

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TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL - UPDATES ON ISSUE 6&7 COMING SOON!

Be sure to check your favorite social media platform in 2 weeks for a big, exciting reveal of Issue 6 of the Terraria Graphic Novel - as well as all of the other materials we have in store for its release!

The adventure is really starting to pick up, as Vale accepts that he cannot avoid his fate forever... and he learns of the daunting journey that lies before him. You will want to stay tuned for these details as they come!



TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DESIGNER DIARY


Here we are again with the latest "Designer Diary" entry from the lead designer for Terraria: the Board Game - Chris Kingsnorth. Let's see what he and the Paper Fort team have been up to over the last month!
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Hello Terrarians!

Chris here, game developer at Paper Fort Games; I’m back with another Terraria: The Board Game designer diary. This month I’m sharing more biome tile art, and we're giving you a chance to choose which critters you want to see in the tabletop game!

If you don’t want to read the diary, but still want to sign up for launch info, just visit Get Ready for ⛏ Terraria: The Board Game[www.backerkit.com]! (we’re almost at 21,000 Terrarians!)


[www.backerkit.com]

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Snow, Desert and Corruption Biome Art
As you explore the world in Terraria: The Board Game, you’ll reveal tiles representing layers and biomes. We previously showed tile art for the surface Forest and Underworld tiles, and we’ve recently received the artwork for 2 more surface biomes; Snow and Corruption! This is background artwork, so other big details like minable blocks and tunnel details will be added next.



Below is the progression from pixel art prototype to painted artwork!



Jungle, Desert, Ocean and Crimson biomes are also nearly ready. We already love how these tiles look, but we’ll be adding lots of smaller painted details too. There will be lots of details to discover as you reveal your world, and something we’ll be adding for sure are Critters! That’s where we’d love your help…

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What are your Favourite Critters?
Bunnies? Penguins? Scorpions? Seagulls? We want to include fan favourite critters in our biome tile artwork, so please let us know your suggestions in the comments! We’ll be including as many as we can, so don’t miss out on the chance to have your top critter included on a tile!



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Don’t Miss Out!
If you haven’t already, sign up at Get Ready for ⛏ Terraria: The Board Game[www.backerkit.com]! and be sure to click through to the Kickstarter ‘notify me’ page. We’d be very grateful if you could share the link with fellow Terrarians via social media; you’re always welcome to tag us in using @paperfortgames.

You can also follow us on Twitter, Instagram[www.instagram.com] and Facebook[www.facebook.com].

Until next time!

Chris

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Sign up for the latest and greatest news on Terraria: the Board Game via the link below:
TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)

[forums.terraria.org]
by Astronomic727

[forums.terraria.org]
by Flor3nce2456

by everquartz

[forums.terraria.org][forums.terraria.org]
by PoisonBricks (this has been submitted to Lego Ideas - worth your support[ideas.lego.com]!)

[x.com]
by Lady Forestia

[x.com]
by BionicBandit


by bonann


by ILLyaDonotdrinkbeer


by Pearl250


by GOOSUS110

[forums.terraria.org]
by @porzucony🌳


by misskotka



TERRARIA COMMUNITY CONTESTS - RESULTS & UPCOMING EVENTS

SPEEDRUNNING EVENT RESULTS

Thank you to everyone who participated in this event! This category was fun to speedrun, and we hope you all had fun as well. Without further ado, here's the final leaderboard!

🥇 - @PsiOnyxSR 0h 17m 09s 800ms


🥈 - @F-cel3ss (or L3MON) 0h 20m 14s 350ms


🥉 - @Antti113 0h 33m 44s 500ms


4th - @🏹bart 0h 39m 04s 983ms


5th - @ImEddeCol 0h 39m 42s 833ms


6th - @TerraSpark bad ankh bad 0h 47m 04s 067ms


7th - @icedlatte 🎀 1h 03m 24s 000ms


8th - @Ember 1h 07m 08s 517ms


9th - @StitchedBasicBee🐝 1h 23m 22s 833ms


10th - @melon 🍉|þei/þem| 1h 35m 49s 867ms


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TERRARIA SPRING MEME CONTEST

We decided it was a great time to start another Discord Meme contest! Our second event of the month is going to be a Terraria-related meme contest!

Prizes
🥇 1st Place: 20,000 Prize Points
🥈 2nd Place: 15,000 Prize Points
🥉 3Rd Place: 10,000 Prize Points
🏅 4th Place: 7.500 Prize Points
🏅 5th Place: 5,000 Prize Points

What are Prize Points?

Prize Points are used to purchase game codes, signed Terraria merchandise, and server roles from our Prize Merchant Bot! You can view the Prize Points shop in bot-commands by using the shp!viewshop command.

Rules:
Submissions must be new, and made by you
Submissions must follow server rules
Submissions must be related to the game Terraria. Follow the r/Terraria Subreddit Memes Guideline for guidance.
You can submit multiple memes, but only the highest voted will be considered
Any image/video format is allowed, so long as it embeds
Submissions will open starting now and close on March 29, 2024 8:59 PM. To enter, simply join the Discord and DM @Submission Bot your original Terraria meme(s). Any submissions which do not comply with the rules or are not within the submission period will not be considered. We look forward to seeing your submissions!



DISCORD COMMUNITY FEATURE LAUNCH - "LOOKING TO PLAY"

We are thrilled to share a marvelous new community feature on the Terraria Discord server!

Introducing the new #looking-to-play channel which now allows community members to easily recruit new allies from the community to join their world.

This channel is exclusively for Terraria looking to play requests. Please remember to always back up your player/world/game files before playing with other people, we do not handle any issues that occur outside of the Discord server.​

Please follow our rules and these additional guidelines:
  • Community/Dedicated servers are not allowed, this channel is specifically for finding people for current Terraria play throughs.
  • Do not mention gender in your request.
  • Do not post trade/sell/buy requests in this channel.
  • Do not ask for free stuff.
  • Do not discuss requests in the channel, if you need to discuss something, send them a direct message.
  • Do not repost your message too often, keep it to at most about 2 messages per hour.
  • Do not bring external drama/arguments/issues into the Terraria Discord server.

You can include additional information if needed, but please keep your play request short and concise. Do not include excessive formatting, overly long mod lists, or similar, just provide the most important details. Messages are automatically deleted after a few hours, make sure to save a copy of your message before sending it! If you do not follow the guidelines stated above, your messages will be removed without warning and you may receive escalated punishment if you continue to misuse this channel.

Please report any inappropriate or rule-breaking content in this channel to @Mod Mail

Massive shout out to MadMan2021 for all their help in bringing this incredible new community feature to life! Thank you bunneo, av.ery, ellari, disturbedtk, ruzike, Ourself, dunkasaur, and demize for your worthwhile contributions to this feature and the community.



A NEW GRAND PRIZE WINNER ON THE TERRARIA DISCORD SERVER

We Have Another Winner - Grand Prize Claimed on Terraria Discord Server! Congratulations go out to JWhitePWC on being an epic Terrarian!

Let us put our hands together and give a massive round of applause to JWhitePWC for winning the grand prize available in the official Terraria Discord server prize shop. JWhitePWC earned 2.5 million prize points and used all of them to unlock The Winner role and some incredible prizes including signed merchandise, Terraria collectibles, and much more.

As many of you know, the official Terraria Discord server has its very own prize shop with some epic swag. 24/7 you can log into our Discord server and participate in events, trivia, epic battles, and other fun activities to win prizes. Come stop by the official Terraria Discord server and participate in our fun activities and let us see if you have what it takes to top our activities Leader Board!



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria State of the Game - February 2024 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/429/terraria-state-of-the-game-february-2024/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/429/terraria-state-of-the-game-february-2024/ Thu, 29 Feb 2024 20:33 CET

Greetings Terrarians!

We hope that 2024 has been treating you right so far. Terraria development progress has ramped back up quickly, with productivity improving by leaps and bounds. We certainly do not want to jump to any conclusions here, but we still maintain that 2024 may be the best year for Terraria yet! Yes indeed, the team has a real spring in their step you might say. Well, I suppose we should hop right to it and dive into this State of the Game, right? Otherwise, before you know it, spring will have sprung.

Let's jump right in head-first, shall we?



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - THE ADVENTURE THUS FAR

What started as a "quick and short" update to add our side of the Terraria x Dead Cells crossover content has morphed into a much larger update that we have been working on for over a year now. The team is currently going over more plans and ideas in regards to what else might make it into 1.4.5, timelines, etc. That said, we thought it might be a good time to go over some of the highlights of spoilers released during the development of 1.4.5. This may not capture them all... but it definitely grabs some of our faves. Enjoy!

Of course, our good friends over at the Official Terraria Wiki[terraria.wiki.gg] keep a running list of upcoming features in case you want to dive deeper.


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Terraria x Dead Cells crossover content (this is just the tip of that iceberg!)

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A plethora of revamped banners are coming your way in 1.4.5 - we think these look so much better!


Boss Trophies are in on the makeover act as well!

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Be the life of the party! Shimmer your friends for giggles with the Shimmer Gun!

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New languages are coming for Terraria 1.4.5 - including Korean and Japanese!

In case you missed it as well, we are currently working with the Community towards polishing the existing localizations - this was a huge success in the 1.3 era, so we are hoping for the best here again!


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Revamped Character Creation screen and the all-new World Seed Menu!

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Speaking of World Seeds, the team shared that new World Seeds are on the way - via World Seed Combos that have the chance to trigger unique experiences such as the Vampire Seed! What combos will you discover?

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We have whipped up some new ways to enhance your Summoner exeperience.

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More Transformations are on the way - including the Velociraptor and Bat!

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Take your throwing to the next level with the Magic Yo Yo Bag!

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New music tracks coming from Scott Lloyd Shelly - including some bosses finally getting their due!

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Tree vs Axe - which side were you on? Either way, we all win with some new items!

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Something fishy is definitely going on with these changes to fishing.

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Rubblemaker has been hard at work upping its game!

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Brand new toggleable filters - head back to the 80's CRT-style!

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Spectator Mode for those unfortunate moments where you have prematurely perished but want to peek in on the party.

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The Axearang - slice and dice those nasty trees from a safe distance!

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Picking up your drops and placing them in chests is SO 1.4.4...

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Slimevolution? What is this madness?!?

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Throughout 2023, we saw Crossplay creep ever closer - though this is going to be a post-1.4.5 addition (if we are successful!), we would be remiss to not share these again!

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We hope you enjoyed this quick overview of the spoilers thus far from 1.4.5 - of course, this doesn't even cover everything that was spoiled. There is also plenty more to come as well as things that you will have to discover on your own when the update comes out later this year.




STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We have finally broken the 100,000 packs/worlds milestone in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Lots of heavy planning for rounding out 1.4.5 (team brainstorming session this week, anyone)?



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

The tModLoader team and our amazing community of contributors continue to improve tModLoader. On March 1, the monthly update release of tModLoader will go live. This month's release mainly contains bug fixes.

This month we've continued our work to harden multiplayer by updating the server host scripts, made several improvements to Mod Config support, and fixed a dozen or so bugs.

Modders and users should also keep an eye out for our monthly Steam announcement on the 1st where a complete listing of bug fixes and API changes for this month's release will be listed. The in-game news button on the main menu will direct you to the announcement once it is live.

As always, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 6000 mods for you to enjoy! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More features, continuing to evolve and grow what TML can do... and getting ready for 1.4.5.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

As with our PC friends, you will find our spoilers-to-date for Terraria 1.4.5 in the recap. We have shared so much already, and there is still so much to come. We hope you enjoy this trip down 1.4.5 memory lane and are as excited as we are for it to come out in just a while longer!

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE HUB​

The Terraria merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise all year round - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]
Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

SILVER ARMOR PLUSH FROM MAKESHIP - AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME

[www.makeship.com]
There is still a week or so for you to place your order for our second plushie from Makeship - the iconic Silver Armor! We already have another few in mind - but what would you like to see next? The next one will be a bit longer to come out, but we think you will love it.

Get your order in today before it's too late! Click the banner above to check it out!



TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DESIGNER DIARY


Here we are again with the latest "Designer Diary" entry from the lead designer for Terraria: the Board Game - Chris Kingsnorth. Let's see what he and the Paper Fort team have been up to over the last month!
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Hello Terrarians!

Chris here, game developer at Paper Fort Games; I’m back with another Terraria:The Board Game update. I had originally hoped to be able to share a lot of new things to see this month, but they didn't quite arrive in time. So, it’s going to be a quick check in this month. We’ve been deep in the design mines over the past few weeks and lots of what we’ve been doing is non-glamorous number balancing stuff, but our artist George has been hard at work so we’ll have loads of exciting things to share next month!




Don’t Miss Out!
If you haven’t already, sign up at Get Ready for ⛏ Terraria: The Board Game![www.backerkit.com] and be sure to click through to the Kickstarter ‘notify me’ page. We are nearly at 20,000 Terrarians signed up already! We’d be very grateful if you could share the link with fellow Terrarians via social media; you’re always welcome to tag us in using @paperfortgames.

[www.backerkit.com]

You can also follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

See you next month!


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Sign up for the latest and greatest news on Terraria: the Board Game via the link below:
TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)

[forums.terraria.org]
by MoonRite

[x.com]
by Malabeja
[forums.terraria.org]
by SageTheWise

[x.com]
by shadouette
[forums.terraria.org]
by Ollie Omen

[x.com]
by Mihael
[forums.terraria.org]
by Kameo

[x.com]
by Rageman

[x.com]
by GreyL1me

[forums.terraria.org]
by Lamp!


by EaldorPrime

[x.com]
by Malabeja



MONTHLY 505 GAMES PIN PROMOTION​

Each month 505 Games will be hosting a pin promotion to giveaway one full set of our 505 Games Series 2 Pins which contains 10 Terraria pins and many other pins! There are 110 total sets of 505 Games Series 2 pins. Each pin has a unique X/X serial number. To be eligible for the pin promotion you must register on the 505 Games Pins page. Check it out for more details. We are only shipping within the United States for now. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. The first winner will be selected on March 21. Best of luck!


505 GAMES PINS PAGE
[505.games]







Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria Makeship Series - Silver Armor https://terraria-servers.com/blog/428/terraria-makeship-series-silver-armor/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/428/terraria-makeship-series-silver-armor/ Mon, 19 Feb 2024 16:45 CET [www.makeship.com]

Greetings Terrarians!

We hope that everyone that was interested had a chance to pick up the Terraria x Makeship Hallowed Armor Plush[www.makeship.com] late last year. Those should be shipping out just as soon as Makeship completes manufacturing, etc. In the meantime, we are pleased to reveal the second in our plush armor series with Makeship - Silver Armor!

The subject of Terraria's box/cover art for many years, Silver Armor has always been an iconic set - since the very early days of Terraria itself!

[www.makeship.com]
Casting a shimmer all around from the sun glinting off of its polished surfaces, Silver Armor is the best way to adventure in style early on in the world of Terraria!​

Taken straight from the iconic Terraria cover art, the Terraria Silver Armor plush includes a Silver Pickaxe as well as a Silver Bow – perfect for keeping enemies at bay as you delve deeper in search of ore and treasure. You can always strap the one you are not using to your back for safe keeping.

We think it looks pretty awesome - and we hope that you agree. To place your order or to find out more, click the banner/image above or the link below! We are already early in planning on what armor will be next... as well as other ideas.

TERRARIA SILVER ARMOR PLUSH - ORDER NOW!
[www.makeship.com]



HOW MAKESHIP CAMPAIGNS WORK​
Makeship utilizes a unique method for determining whether or not a plush gets manufactured and shipped out to players. Essentially, each campaign goes out as a preorder for a set period of time - for this campaign, that will be 21 days - and if the plush orders meet the minimum quantity needed (200), the plush gets made and shipped out to everyone that bought one. If it doesn't hit that level, then no one is out a dime - but sadly, our Silver Armor plush will only ever exist as a concept.

The short version:
  • The Silver Armor Plush will be available for preorder from today through the next 21 days
  • If Makeship receives at least 200 preorders, the plush will be manufactured and shipped to customers
  • If it does not hit that threshhold, then the plush will not be made, everyone gets their money back, and we will hope for better results on our next attempt.



That's pretty much everything to share on this campaign. We really want to see this one be a smashing success - because we think this plush is really cool, and we are really excited to make more armors in the future. Your support here will tell the tale on both fronts. So, if you like what you see and you think the Silver Armor plush might look great in your collection, pick yours up today!
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Terraria State of the Game - January 2024 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/427/terraria-state-of-the-game-january-2024/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/427/terraria-state-of-the-game-january-2024/ Thu, 25 Jan 2024 19:48 CET

Greetings Terrarians!

2024 is here at last and we feel like it has the potential to be a huge one in the world of Terraria! Just looking at the existing plans for Terraria development on 1.4.5 and then looking one step beyond that into (hopefully) the world of Crossplay, this year has the potential to be the most impactful year for the game and community since the release of Journey's End. Of course, there is lots to do between where we are today and reaching that potential, but our team is fired up and ready to make it happen. We hope each of you enjoy following along with us this year and here's to making 2024 one of the best years for Terraria yet!

Let's get started, shall we?



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - SLIMEVOLUTION AND AXEARANGS, OH MY!

What started as a "quick and short" update to add our side of the Terraria x Dead Cells crossover content has morphed into a much larger update that we have been working on for over a year now. The team is currently going over more plans and ideas in regards to what else might make it into 1.4.5, timelines, etc. More on that later. For now, let's take a sneak peek at another of the Tree vs Axe war prizes as well as a bit of slimy goodness!


The Axearang - slice and dice those nasty trees from a safe distance!



Slimevolution? What is this madness?!?

2024 is going to be a great one, we cannot wait to show you more from 1.4.5 in the months to come!



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We have finally broken the 100,000 packs/worlds milestone in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

On top of working on the update? Preparing for some really good planning talks to go over what else needs doing for 1.4.5... and what comes next.



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

The tModLoader team and our amazing community of contributors continue to improve tModLoader. On Feb 1st, 2024 the monthly update release of tModLoader will go live. This month's release mainly contains bug fixes.

This month we've improved support for our Apple Silicon friends, improved GoG compatibility & setup on Unix, and added compatibility for a wider array of language packs.

Modders and users should also keep an eye out for our monthly Steam announcement on the 1st where a complete listing of bug fixes and API changes for this month's release will be listed. The in-game news button on the main menu will direct you to the announcement once it is live.

As always, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 6000 mods for you to enjoy! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More features, continuing to evolve and grow what TML can do... and getting ready for 1.4.5.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

Here we are, back again with the latest in regards to development on the Console and Mobile side of the house. One of the focus areas of 1.4.5 has wound up being in the QOL space - ways of making things that might be tedious or cumbersome less so. One great example is the collection and storage of dropped items, be they something like fallen stars or even an AFK farming setup. The team has introduced the Hopper for that very purpose. Shall we see it in action?


Picking up your drops and placing them in chests is SO 1.4.4...

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE HUB​

The Terraria merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise all year round - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]
Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

TERRARIA X MADRINAS - LIFE FRUIT MANGO LIMEADE OUT NOW!

[madrinas.coffee]

In case you missed the big reveal last week, our good friends at Madrinas have released the latest in our collaboration - Life Fruit Mango Limeade Charged Refresher. Maybe coffee isn't your thing but you are still looking for that energy boost? This should do the trick!

Pick up yours today by clicking the banner above!



DRYAD PIN JUST LAUNCHED BY EIGHTY SIXED

[www.eightysixed.com]

Eighty Sixed are back again with yet another stylish pin! The Dryad is trying out a whole new hairstyle and we are kind of digging it.

Pick up yours today by clicking the banner above - and check out the ever-growing portfolio of super stylish Terraria merch over at Eighty Sixe[www.eightysixed.com]d while you are there!



TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DESIGNER DIARY


Here we are again with the latest "Designer Diary" entry from the lead designer for Terraria: the Board Game - Chris Kingsnorth. Let's see what he and the Paper Fort team have been up to over the last month!
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Hello Terrarians!

Chris here, game developer at Paper Fort Games; I’m back with the first Terraria: The Board Game designer diary of 2024. This month, I’m going to be talking about our Kickstarter launch date and showcasing some of our WIP artwork for the game!

If you want to sign up for launch info but don’t want to read the diary, just visit Get Ready for ⛏ Terraria: The Board Game[www.backerkit.com]!. Otherwise, let’s get stuck in!



Kickstarter Launch Date: May 2024


Our original aim for the board game KS campaign was March 2024. However, just like the Re-Logic team, we’re committed to ensuring that our games are as good as they can possibly be, which means spending as much time on them as they need. With this in mind, we’ve re-evaluated our timeline and are shifting the date of our Kickstarter campaign to May 2024. This allows us to add more content, carry out additional playtesting and plan extra community-focused activities to run during the campaign.
It also gives us the ability to share more of the game’s artwork with you; read on for some such artwork and an explanation of how we go about reimagining the world of Terraria for tabletop.




Painting the World of Terraria
When you’re designing a tabletop game, much like the early stages of videogame design, you need a functional prototype, but it’s not always the prettiest. It has to contain all of the necessary elements, but much of the ‘artwork’ is basic. In the example below, you can see three of our Biome Tiles (in this case, forest surface tiles). In the board game, you’ll use these tiles to generate your world, then explore it. At the top of the image, you’ll see my early prototype tiles, with basic shapes and pixel assets borrowed from the videogame.



Once we’re happy with the layout and function of the component, it’s time to pass it over to someone with much more artistic talent than me. In this case, it’s our fantastic artist George Doutsiopoulos. I create a detailed art specification for each component, with reference images (such as pixel sprites from the videogame) and George produces some basic sketches of the asset. We then discuss any changes that need to be made and I make a second art specification with additional information, such as texture and colour palette references.

George then moves on to painting the assets; for me, this is the most exciting part of the process. I always look forward to receiving the painted images and I’m always blown away by what George can create. Even at this stage, the painted tiles (bottom row) look great, but they aren’t finished; we’ll discuss and make changes as required. There will still be finishing touches added once the necessary game icons and other elements have been placed. We are constantly altering and iterating on the artwork for the perfect balance between aesthetics, function and faithfulness to Terraria.

George has been working on some other artwork, including additional layer backgrounds and icons; you’ll find some more of these below.



We’re going to be getting lots more artwork back over the next few weeks, and we can’t wait to share it with you!


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Don’t Miss Out!
If you haven’t already, sign up at Get Ready for ⛏ Terraria: The Board Game![www.backerkit.com] and be sure to click through to the Kickstarter ‘notify me’ page. We’d be very grateful if you could share the link with fellow Terrarians via social media; you’re always welcome to tag us in using @paperfortgames.
You can also follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

See you next month!


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Sign up for the latest and greatest news on Terraria: the Board Game via the link below:
TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]

In case you missed the big reveal, be sure to take a minute to read our post about Terraria - The Board Game, which contains details about timing, how it will be sold, and more!

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DETAILS



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)

FAN ART & BUILDS

by Mihael


by MihaDaCaterKiller


by Orange


by Kanggereo Defansa


by DoTExclamation


by Samalu Sketch


by rageman


by Mission_Pomelo4022


by Toastie-V


by vincent__dang


by Suweeka


by SnookyZun


by yangtoufu



A NEW GRAND PRIZE WINNER ON THE TERRARIA DISCORD SERVER

We Have Another Winner - Grand Prize Claimed on Terraria Discord Server! Congratulations go out to qrop aka Halcyon on being an epic Terrarian!

Let us put our hands together and give a massive round of applause to Halcyon for winning the grand prize available in the official Terraria Discord server prize shop. Halcyon earned 2.5 million prize points and used all of them to unlock The Winner role and some incredible prizes including signed merchandise, Terraria collectibles, and much more.

As many of you know, the official Terraria Discord server has its very own prize shop with some epic swag. 24/7 you can log into our Discord server and participate in events, trivia, epic battles, and other fun activities to win prizes. Come stop by the official Terraria Discord server[discord.gg] and participate in our fun activities and let us see if you have what it takes to top our activities Leader Board!





Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria x Madrinas - Life Fruit Mango Limeaid out now! https://terraria-servers.com/blog/426/terraria-x-madrinas-life-fruit-mango-limeaid-out-now/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/426/terraria-x-madrinas-life-fruit-mango-limeaid-out-now/ Thu, 18 Jan 2024 19:14 CET
Hot on the heels of our initial coffee releases with our friends at Madrinas, we are very pleased to reveal the latest addition to our collaboration - the Life Fruit Charged Refresher! This delicious Mango Limeade Refresher packs a burst of energy with every sip - plus, who hasn't wanted to know what Life Fruit tastes like, right?




[madrinas.coffee]
Pick up yours today by clicking the banner above or the link below!

GET YOUR TERRARIA LIFE FRUIT CHARGED REFRESHER HERE!​
[madrinas.coffee]]]>
Terraria State of the Game - December 2023 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/425/terraria-state-of-the-game-december-2023/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/425/terraria-state-of-the-game-december-2023/ Sun, 31 Dec 2023 22:38 CET

Greetings Terrarians!

Happy Holidays everyone! 2023 has been a rollercoaster of a year, but we feel we are ending it on a high note. The team is feeling confident and cohesive, excited for what awaits for us and for Terrarians everywhere in 2024. By this point, most all of our team is on holiday break enjoying some time with family and friends - and we hope that each of you find the time over the next little while to do the same. Don't worry, we have left a few presents under the tree for you all to enjoy in this month's State of the Game. Of course, the greatest gift that we receive each year is your immense and unwavering support. Thank you all so much for everything, Happy Holidays, Happy New Year, and let's make 2024 the best Terraria year yet!

Now, let's get to unwrapping those packages...



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - FISHING UP THE PAST

Chicken Bones has been with the Re-Logic team for some time now, and as is tradition for team members that have earned their stripes and proven their mettle, it is high time that he receive his Dev Armor! You can catch a glimpse of this awesome new dev set in the knighting ceremony below, where Redigit bestows this high honor upon Chicken Bones. Take a minute to thank CB for all that he does for Terraria and to congratulate him on this honor!


I dub thee Sir Chicken Bones, guardian of the code and Knight of Terraria!

Catch you all in 2024!!!



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We have finally broken the 100,000 packs/worlds milestone in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Planning for early 2024, laying out what might come out when, getting ready for the Holidays with our families.



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

The tModLoader team and our amazing community of contributors continues to improve tModLoader. On Jan 2nd, 2024 the monthly update release of tModLoader will go live. This month's release mainly contains bug fixes.

As we approach the holiday season, we've aimed to keep this update light on changes where possible, and hope everyone can enjoy the holiday season to the fullest.

We will also be targeting the stable release for January 2nd as opposed to the 1st in lieu of the holiday season.

Modders and users should also keep an eye out for our monthly Steam announcement on the 2nd where a complete listing of bug fixes and API changes for this month's release will be listed. The in-game news button on the main menu will take you directly to the announcement once it is live.

As always, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 6000 mods for you to enjoy! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More features, continuing to evolve and grow what TML can do... and getting ready for 1.4.5.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

Another year come and gone - and another year of the fantastic journey that has been our time on Terraria. So many big things have been accomplished this year, it is hard to really keep count - but we are beyond excited for 1.4.5... and then (fingers VERY crossed), the long-awaited first pass at crossplay! Testing has been going well so far, but we still have the first party approval hurdles to pass - wish us luck!

In the meantime, we made a little festive build for you - one that may or may not contain spoilers. Enjoy!


What a festive tree indeed!

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE HUB​

The Terraria merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise all year round - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]
Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

NEW LUNAR THEMED MERCH FROM EIGHTY SIXED

[www.eightysixed.com] [www.eightysixed.com]

The fantastic artists over at Eighty Sixed keep putting out some of the most unique Terraria designs we have seen to-date! Now available are the Vortex Keychain and the Celestial Standoff shirt - Vortex vs Nebula, who do you have? As always, click the image above to check out these new offerings - as well as the entire Terraria collection over at Eighty Sixed[www.eightysixed.com]!



TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DESIGNER DIARY


Here we are again with the latest "Designer Diary" entry from the lead designer for Terraria: the Board Game - Chris Kingsnorth. Let's see what he and the Paper Fort team have been up to over the last month!
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Hello Terrarians!

Chris here, game developer at Paper Fort Games. I’m back with the final Terraria: The Board Game designer diary of 2023. This month, I’m going to be reflecting on PAX Unplugged 2023 and talking about our previous Kickstarter experience.

If you want to sign up for launch info but don’t want to read the diary, just visit Get Ready for ⛏ Terraria: The Board Game[www.backerkit.com]!.

Otherwise, let’s get stuck in
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PAX Unplugged
From December 1st to 3rd we attended PAX Unplugged[unplugged.paxsite.com] (PAXU) held in Philadelphia, US. We had the first in-person showing of our latest boss miniatures (Queen Bee, Eye of Cthulhu and Brain of Cthulhu) including painted versions of these, plus our Wall of Flesh and King Slime. Even though we were still showing our prototype, the game was chosen by well-known board game content creator Grant Lyon as one of his Best Games of PAXU; he was clearly impressed by the modular miniatures!



It was a fantastic chance to share our passion for Terraria with hundreds of fans, as well as attendees unfamiliar with the game. Thanks to everyone who stopped by! For those of you who weren’t there to see the minis, you can watch a timelapse of the painting of Queen Bee over on Instagram. While you’re there; follow us to get more Terraria content!

https://www.instagram.com/p/C0gwVZnhvMR/



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Why Kickstarter and Why Trust Us?
Terraria: The Board Game will be launched on Kickstarter and we’re currently aiming to kick it off in March 2024. Crowdfunding is often used for board games based on videogames and when used well, it’s a great way to engage the fan community in the final stages of development. We want to involve you all in the process via contests, reveals, and regular updates over the course of the campaign. Having the opportunity to assemble fans in one place and interact in real-time is one of the best things about crowdfunding, and it’s something that we couldn’t do if the game went straight to retail. It also means that we can offer backers exclusive upgrades, promos and more as part of the campaign.


We’ve recently been asked about our prior Kickstarter experience, so let me tell you a little bit about our previous board game campaign; Cosmoctopus!



Cosmoctopus was funded well beyond initial expectations, and fulfilment has been successfully completed for all backers. We’re experienced with the Kickstarter platform and have established strong relationships with trusted manufacturing and logistics partners.


To get an ideas of the kind of campaigns we run, you can read our latest update here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/paperfortgames/cosmoctopus-the-board-game/posts/3989888. We’ve also been gathering feedback from Cosmoctopus backers; here are a few quotes about the campaign:



Cosmoctopus is now available worldwide, including at Barnes & Noble, and has been translated into six languages. It has featured in multiple ‘Top Games of 2023’ lists and has received awards including the Dice Tower’s Seal of Approval, Sir Thecos’ Gold Ace of Games and Senet Magazine’s Top Choice for Winter 2023.



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Don’t Miss Out!
If you haven’t already, sign up at Get Ready for ⛏ Terraria: The Board Game[www.backerkit.com]! and be sure to click through to the Kickstarter ‘notify me’ page. We’d be very grateful if you could share the link with fellow Terrarians via social media; you’re always welcome to tag us in using @paperfortgames.

You can also follow us on Twitter, Instagram[www.instagram.com] and Facebook[www.facebook.com].

Next month I’ll be sharing more detailed gameplay information, as well as shots of our latest in-production prototype and new artwork!

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year,

Chris


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Sign up for the latest and greatest news on Terraria: the Board Game via the link below:
TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]

In case you missed the big reveal, be sure to take a minute to read our post about Terraria - The Board Game, which contains details about timing, how it will be sold, and more!

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DETAILS



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)

FAN ART & BUILDS

[forums.terraria.org]
True Eye of Cthulhu and Hallowed Mimic by NecrolyteSol

[forums.terraria.org]
Church hall by Laqwerty
[forums.terraria.org]
Remix by GreyL1me🌳

[forums.terraria.org]
Town church by Ollie Omen

[forums.terraria.org]
Cenx with an axe by A_Mazarians_Boat

[forums.terraria.org]
Witch Doctor customized mini using heroforge.com by HandsomeSquirrel🐿️

[forums.terraria.org]
Desert Town by Nebulin_

[forums.terraria.org]
4 vs Moon Lord by MySimplePixel

[forums.terraria.org]
Medieval Inn by Flaxes

[forums.terraria.org]
Gijinka (”Humanized") Eye of Cthulhu by PoundToundHound

[forums.terraria.org]
Modded build by Flor3nce2456

[forums.terraria.org]
Gijinka ("Humanized") Eater of Worlds by PoundToundHound

[forums.terraria.org]
Snowy Tavern by notlazuli

[forums.terraria.org]
Broccolina the Ranger by PoundToundHound

[forums.terraria.org]
Starter base by RedBox🏝️



A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR TERRARIA COMMUNITY STAFF MEMBERS!

As we close out this December SOTG we want to take a moment to give a shout out to some of the incredible Terrarians who make our community so wonderful. Over the last 12 years our community has welcomed tens of millions of gamers to join our adventure and today we want to recognize some who really helped Terraria shine in 2023! We have Terraria communities throughout the world, and within the heart of the Terraria culture are community teams members who dedicate their time to help make our main hubs a more enjoyable place for all. Please join us in thanking and appreciating the incredible community team members on the Forums, Discord, and r/Terraria.

Terraria Community Forums
Unit One, Tunnel King, Aurora3500, Criddle, Darthmorf, Doylee, Kazzymodus, Kelp, Nike Leon

Discord.gg/Terraria
dunkasaur, DisturbedTK, MadMan2021, Avery, Ourself, demize, Ammolite, Badgerinot, Blooym, Bombyliodot, Bunneo, CAESFIR, Ellari, fleur, JohnyTheCarrot, Korvlar, Lunaui, MagicMaster, Mello, Pogal, Ruzike, Saikus, Squid, Whalechita

r/Terraria
GoldenTGraham, DisturbedTK, demize, Aracite, Choco1119, ChucklesTheKnuckles, Stonedboss, Mellowzx, and Dyholm796



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria State of the Game - November 2023 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/424/terraria-state-of-the-game-november-2023/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/424/terraria-state-of-the-game-november-2023/ Thu, 30 Nov 2023 21:10 CET

Greetings Terrarians!

Thanksgiving has come and gone, but our thankfulness for all of you - your support, passion for Terraria, and so much more - will never fade. As we look to close out yet another year of Terraria development, it is a great time for us to reflect on what has been a challenging, but productive 2023 thus far. With Crossplay and 1.4.5 on the horizon, 2024 is shaping up to be a big one - thanks for coming along with us on this amazing journey.

Without further ado, let's jump right in to what you came here for!



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - FISHING UP THE PAST

The team has once again been hard at work, adding more and more fun stuff to Terraria 1.4.5. Things will start to wind down for the year once we get into the second half of December, but we are planning to finish the year strong in order to give us a ton of momentum as we head into 2024. As for spoilers this month, we thought we might show a couple of things that are small but really cool. Shall we?


We are not sure how the fish in Terraria stayed invisible all this time, but now you can see what you might be reeling in while fishing!


You may have found yourself thinking what Terraria might feel like "back in the days" on a good old CRT... well wonder no more! (archaic hookups not required)

Until next time folks - let's close out 2023 on a high note!



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We have finally broken the 100,000 packs/worlds milestone in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Planning for early 2024, laying out what might come out when, getting ready for the Holidays with our families.



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

The tModLoader team and our amazing community of contributors has been hard at work improving tModLoader. On December 1st our monthly update release of tModLoader will go live. This month's release mainly contains bug fixes and new capabilities for modders.

As a reminder to modders, as of December 1st any modder added as a "Contributor" to a mod on the Steam workshop will be able to publish updates for the mod directly. We encourage mod owners to ensure that all contributors act responsibly with this new capability. We look forward to this feature enabling mods to more reliably update to fix bugs that arise.

Modders and users should also keep an eye out for our monthly Steam announcement on the 1st where a complete listing of bug fixes and API changes for this month's release will be listed. A recently added news button on the main menu will direct you directly to the announcement once it is live.

As always, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 6000 mods for you to enjoy! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More features, continuing to evolve and grow what TML can do... and getting ready for 1.4.5.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS


Wow, is it almost the end of 2023 already? Our team has been hard at work to close out the year in a strong way - and we are personally hoping that next year will be the year that Terraria Crossplay arrives at long last. In the meantime, we have been keeping pace with the PC team towards the development of Terraria 1.4.5. We have a particularly cool spoiler this month, one that we think everyone will appreciate...

Speaking of which, shall we take a peek?


Know what sucks? Having to stare at your dead character, not even knowing how that epic boss fight is going. Now you can cheer on from the sidelines as you await your respawn with the new Spectate feature!

No more updates on Crossplay timing just yet - other than to reiterate that we expect it will be a post-1.4.5 addition, assuming we are successful with first party reviews, etc.

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA 2023 HALLOWEEN CONTEST RESULTS!!!

[forums.terraria.org]
After a bit of a delay, we are happy to share the winners of the 2023 Terraria Halloween Contest!

PUMPKIN CARVING


FIRST PLACE - cheesyrat


SECOND PLACE - flouwby
THIRD PLACE - RatLord69

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COSTUMES


FIRST PLACE - yu94m3r


SECOND PLACE - deslime03
THIRD PLACE - CelestialPlayzYT

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ART


FIRST PLACE - dontaericeart


SECOND PLACE - infernalquasar
THIRD PLACE - chloraide

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BUILDS


FIRST PLACE - NotSoCursed


SECOND PLACE - BeeNade123
THIRD PLACE - truffletoad

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VANITY



FIRST PLACE - Heath04


SECOND PLACE - Swamuel
THIRD PLACE - ExchangedCard48

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For full details on the winners, runners-up, and more - check out our Halloween Contest Winners post linked below! There were so many amazing entries once again this year, proving once again that Terrarians are the most creative community in all of gaming! We already cannot wait for next year.

2023 TERRARIA HALLOWEEN CONTEST WINNERS[forums.terraria.org]



TERRARIA HOLIDAY SHOPPING GUIDE ​



Once again, we have released our annual Terraria Holiday Shopping Guide - complete with yet another amazing piece of banner art by our very own [USER=61]@Jaxrud🌳[/user] - check out the latest and greatest Terraria Holiday gifts today by clicking the banner above!

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Of course, the Terraria merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise all year round - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]
Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

TERRARIA MOON LORD AND EYE OF CTHULHU PREMIUM FIGURES OUT NOW!



Our amazing friends over at Terraria.shop just released premium figures depicting two of the most iconic bosses in Terraria - the all-seeing Eye of Cthulhu and the lunar menace himself, the Moon Lord!

[terraria.shop]
[terraria.shop]

Click each banner above to pick yours up now - just in time for the Holidays!



HALLOWED ARMOR PLUSH FROM MAKESHIP - FOR A LIMITED TIME
[www.makeship.com]

There is still a week or so for you to place your order for the awesome Hallowed Armor plushie that we recently partnered with Makeship to create! The response has been great so far, and we already have our next one in mind - but you will not want to miss out on our Hallowed friend here.

Get your order in today before it's too late! Click the banner above to check it out!



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES



In case you missed it, orders for Issue 5 of the Terraria Graphic Novel Series opened up last week! Picking up where we left off at the end of Book One, we find out what Vale and the rest of his friends have been up to since their times adventuring together. New friends, new foes, and a new journey awaits!

Pick up your Issue 5 package of choice by clicking on the banner below!
[www.50ampproductions.com]



TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DESIGNER DIARY


Here we are again with the latest "Designer Diary" entry from the lead designer for Terraria: the Board Game - Chris Kingsnorth. Let's see what he and the Paper Fort team have been up to over the last month!
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Hello Terrarians!

Chris here, game developer at Paper Fort Games. I’m back with the next installment of the Terraria: The Board Game designer diary. This month, I’m going to be discussing setup and rulebooks, the miniature design process, painted boss models and PAX Unplugged 2023.


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It’s a Setup!


We realise that we’re asking you to play a board game when you have the digital game at your fingertips, so we’re working hard to make sure that setting up the board game is quick and easy. There will be an organiser in the box to hold all the game components, and you’ll be discovering the world as you go, to minimise the amount you have to do before playing. We want to get you into the fun stuff as soon as possible, so we’re writing the rulebook in a ‘learn-as-you-play’ fashion, more akin to a videogame tutorial than a traditional board game rulebook. You’ll be able to set up, open the rules and start playing right away; no need to read a huge tome beforehand!


New Painted Bosses!
Painter extraordinaire Max has been working his magic on our latest boss sculpts; here are Eye of Cthulhu (in both forms) and Queen Bee! These miniatures will be cast in coloured plastic in the game, and you’ll be able to play with them straight out of the box, give them a simple ink wash, or really go to town painting them; the choice is yours!



Max’s is currently painting Brain of Cthulhu; keep an eye on our Instagram[www.instagram.com] and Twitter to see the finished thing! We’ll also be posting a timelapse of Max painting Queen Bee

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How Miniatures Get Made
Getting from a 2D sprite to a painted 3D model is a multi-person job. I make a size guide sketch at the beginning of the process and oversee the steps, but credit for the final product goes to artist George, sculptor Francesco and painter Max, as well as the Re-Logic team for their feedback and guidance! Here’s a peek at how Eye of Cthulhu and Queen Bee came to life:




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Come and See the Game at PAX Unplugged 2023!
From December 1st to 3rd, we’ll be showing Terraria: The Board Game at PAX Unplugged (PAXU) held in Philadelphia, US. If you’re coming to the show, please stop by and say hello; you’ll find us at the Lucky Duck Games booth (3400). We’ll have the first in-person showing of our latest boss miniatures (Queen Bee, Eye of Cthulhu and Brain of Cthulhu) including painted versions of these, plus our Wall of Flesh and King Slime which went down a storm at Essen Spiel!



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Don’t Miss Out!

If you haven’t already, please sign up at TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com] and be sure to click through to the Kickstarter ‘notify me’ page. We’d be very grateful if you could share the link with fellow Terrarians via social media; you’re always welcome to tag us in using @paperfortgames.

Until next time!


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Sign up for the latest and greatest news on Terraria: the Board Game via the link below:
TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]

In case you missed the big reveal, be sure to take a minute to read our post about Terraria - The Board Game, which contains details about timing, how it will be sold, and more!

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DETAILS



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)

FAN ART & BUILDS

For this month's spotlight, we are sharing some of our favorite Halloween Contest entries that didn't quite make the cut for a prize, but were still absurdly amazing!


by claciallynx


by Eloclaw#6923


by creeperking217


by tommytsunami8918


by manykrc


by Kotlet6000


by lars2d


by cauzip


by spacefox3717


by miguel_krmy



TERRARIA x GHOSTRUNNER 2 ULTIMATE KARAOKE CHALLENGE

Prepare yourself for a Karaoke battle for the ages with Mega prizes!

Date: Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 2, 2023 12:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM GMT
Location: Terraria Discord server[discord.gg]
Prize: We are thrilled to reveal the next series of Terraria collectible community pins! A set of collectible pins will be given to the winner of this Karaoke event! In addition, we will be giving a Steam game and Discord Prize Points to the top 20 placed participants in the event.



Details: During the event you have the choice to sing acapella or use background music through playing on speakers. A voting panel from the Terraria and Ghostrunner community will determine the top 20 performers! Full prize details are located on the official Terraria Discord server.


While we are at it, a shoutout to the Ghostrunner 2 team and community on their nomination for Best Action Game at The Game Awards 2023! Best of luck!



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria Graphic Novel - Issue 5 is Finally Here! https://terraria-servers.com/blog/423/terraria-graphic-novel-issue-5-is-finally-here/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/423/terraria-graphic-novel-issue-5-is-finally-here/ Thu, 23 Nov 2023 03:17 CET

What dangers will our friends face in the next chapter of their Terraria Journey? Click the cover above to pick up your copy of Issue 5 to find out!



TERRARIA ISSUE 5 CELEBRATION - PC GIVEAWAY!

In order to celebrate the release of Issue 5 (the first issue of Book Two) of the Terraria Graphic Novel Series, 50 Amp worked with Singularity Computers to create a one-of-a-kind Terraria PC that they are giving away for free! Check out the images and specs below. You can find full terms of the giveaway, how to enter, etc. over on 50 Amp Productions website by clicking the image below!

[www.50ampproductions.com]



LIMITED TIME EARLY BIRD BONUS!

If you place your order by 11:59PM Pacific Time on December 31, 2023, you will receive a special unique Eye of Cthulhu vinyl sticker FOR FREE as a bonus gift from us to you!

Every GOLD and PLATINUM order will receive a special Eye of Cthulhu acrylic desk art standee!

These items will be available for purchase at a later date, but all who order within the limited time will receive them for free as a thank you for your support!


These items will be available for purchase at a later date, but all who order within the limited time will receive them for free as a thank you for your support!



ISSUE 5 PACKAGES

Once again, 50 Amp is offering three different packages - from just Issue 5 to boxes of new Terraria goodies! Click the banner below to check out all that is available!

[www.50ampproductions.com]


COPPER
1 standard copy of Terraria issue 5: the first part of the new story in the thrilling Terraria comic book series!
1 bonus sticker pack (Nuala, King Slime, Machigai the Ninja, and the Goblin Scout) – durable vinyl stickers!



GOLD
  • 1 standard copy of Terraria issue 5: the first part of the new story in the thrilling Terraria comic book series!
  • 1 sticker pack (Nuala, King Slime, Machigai the Ninja, and the Goblin Scout) – durable vinyl stickers!
  • 1 9x11 high quality poster depicting a battle between Vale and the Goblins rendered in Chibi style printed on ultra-premium pearl stock!
  • The fifth trading card in the ENEMIES series – PINKY!
  • The fifth METAL trading card in the ENEMIES series – PINKY!! A high-quality textured metal version of the trading card!
  • 1 2-inch Challenge Coin celebrating the defeat of The EYE OF CTHULHU! Featuring vivid enamel colors and cut-outs!
  • Clear plastic coin protector – Show off your accomplishment!
  • 1 set of Terraria magnets – create your own Terraria scene on your refrigerator or whatever other metal object you want to look infinitely cooler and more Terraria-ized!



PLATINUM
  • 1 standard copy of Terraria issue 5: the first part of the new story in the thrilling Terraria comic book series!
  • 1 copy of the COLLECTOR’S EDITION Terraria issue 5: the first part of the new story in the thrilling Terraria comic book series! Exciting variant cover!
  • 2 sticker packs (Nuala, King Slime, Machigai the Ninja, and the Goblin Scout) – durable vinyl stickers!
  • 2 9x11 high quality posters depicting a battle between Vale and the Goblins rendered in Chibi style printed on ultra-premium pearl paper stock!
  • The fifth trading card in the ENEMIES series – PINKY!
  • The fifth METAL trading card in the ENEMIES series – PINKY!! A high-quality textured metal version of the trading card!
  • The fifth trading card in the HEROES series – MACHIGAI, THE NINJA (COLLECTOR PACKAGE EXCLUSIVE!)
  • The fifth METAL trading card in the HEROES series – MACHIGAI, THE NINJA (COLLECTOR PACKAGE EXCLUSIVE!)
  • 2 2-inch Challenge Coins celebrating the defeat of The EYE OF CTHULHU! Featuring vivid enamel colors and cut-outs!
  • 2 sets of Terraria magnets – create your own Terraria scene on your fridge or whatever other metal object you want to look infinitely cooler and more Terraria-ized!
  • 2 Clear plastic coin protectors – Show off your accomplishment!

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2023 Terraria Holiday Shopping Guide https://terraria-servers.com/blog/422/2023-terraria-holiday-shopping-guide/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/422/2023-terraria-holiday-shopping-guide/ Mon, 20 Nov 2023 21:21 CET

Here you go, Terrarians: the 2023 Terraria Holiday Shopping Guide! Take a look at the merch hub as well as all of the new stuff and pick up something cool for yourself or a loved one today. Happy Holidays!


TERRARIA MERCHANDISE STORE HUB ​
[terraria.org]

Throughout the year, best place to be able to see all of the available Terraria merchandise listed in one place is our Terraria Merchandise Hub (https://terraria.org/store). This is constantly updated, with all current Terraria merch collected in one place to make shopping for gifts (or gifts for yourself) easy. Click the banner above to check it out!


NEW TERRARIA MERCHANDISE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

TERRARIA HOLIDAYS 2023 SEASONAL COLLECTION

Though they are not QUITE ready for today's post, our partners at https://terraria.shop/ will once again have some suitably festive products on offer. We expect those to arrive soon - we will add them here to this guide once they are available!


COMING SOON!


TERRARIA PREMIUM BOSS FIGURES REVEALED & CHIBICHANS NOW IN STOCK

Our good friends over at Terraria.shop are pleased to reveal the brand new Moon Lord and Eye of Cthulhu Premium Boss Figures - brand new for the Holidays! In addition, Terraria Chibichans are now in-stock!

For anyone that preordered Terraria Chibichans, that means that they will be shipping out to you shortly!

MOON LORD PREMIUM FIGURE[terraria.shop]

EYE OF CTHULHU PREMIUM FIGURE[terraria.shop]

TERRARIA CHIBICHANS[terraria.shop]



TERRARIA HALLOWED ARMOR PLUSH MAKESHIP CAMPAIGN LIVE NOW!

We have recently partnered with Makeship to create what we hope will be the first in a series of plush based on the most popular and iconic Terraria armor sets! Up first, we have Hallowed Armor - complete with Excalibur and Pickaxe Axe!

[www.makeship.com]
Click the banner above to check out the Hallowed Armor Plush!

Personally, we think this little dude looks pretty cool and we hope you will agree and support this campaign by picking up your very own Terraria Hallowed Armor plush today!



TERRARIA COLLECTION FROM EIGHTY SIXED - NEW OFFERINGS AVAILABLE NOW!

Eighty Sixed is a brand new Terraria partner for 2023, and they have come out of the gates hot with some of the most unique Terraria designs that we have seen to-date. From the must-have Zenith Keychain to a handful of some of the most awesome shirt designs thus far, this is a collection that you will not want to miss!

[www.eightysixed.com] [www.eightysixed.com] [www.eightysixed.com]


[www.eightysixed.com]
Eighty Sixed is running a Black Friday sale as well - from November 24 through November 30, you can pick up some of these amazing pieces at a nice discount!

You can pick either of these two new pieces over at Eighty Sixed's Website[www.eightysixed.com] - and be sure to check out the rest of the Terraria Collection[www.eightysixed.com] while you are there!



NEW PLANTERA SHADOWBOX FROM ARTOVISION

Artovision has always been known for making killer videogame-based shadowboxes and desk art... but they have really outdone themselves this time! Brand new just in time for the Holidays, they are releasing the Plantera Shadowbox!

[artovision3d.com]
Do you have what it takes to evade the creeping tendrils and poisonous nettles of the terrifying Plantera? Click the image above to pick yours up today and find out!

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Of course, all of the older favorites from the Terraria Shadowbox and Desk Art collection are available - such as the amazing Wall of Flesh shadowbox! Click the image above to check out the entire Terraria collection at Artovision[artovision3d.com]!



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES​

The day has come! The first issue in Book Two of the TERRARIA Graphic Novel Series will be available for pre-order starting on this Wednesday, November 22. We are even more pleased to see that our partners at 50 Amp Productions have stepped up in a big way to ensure that distribution and shipping goes a lot smoother this time!

[www.50ampproductions.com]
Picking up where we left off, we find out what Vale and crew have been up to since their narrow victory at the end of Book One. All is at peace... or is it?

[www.50ampproductions.com]
Check out what is on offer as far as packages for Issue Five by clicking the banner image above. As with previous releases, we have a variety of options: from "just Issue 5" to a selection of collectors' items featuring the characters from the Graphic Novel. Be ready to order yours starting on Wednesday!



TERRARIA 2024 CALENDAR - ONCE AGAIN FEATURING TERRARIA'S AMAZING FAN ARTISTS

Last year saw the return of Terraria calendars to walls everywhere. Featuring amazing brand new art from some of Terraria's most popular fan artists, this was a must have for any Terrarian's room! We are happy to share that the Terraria calendar is making a return for 2024 - once again with brand new never-before-seen art from Terraria's vibrant fan art community.

[www.amazon.com]
https://www.amazon.com/Terraria-Calendar-Calendars-Officially-Licensed/dp/B0BLTBYYDD?maas=maas_adg_E9A0930CDFA8828AAB66DA528E3A4EE1_afap_abs&ref_=aa_maas&tag=maas
[www.amazon.com]

Click the icon or cover image above to pick up the 2024 Terraria Wall Calendar on Amazon!


NEW TERRARIA MERCHANDISE THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

2023 brought a lot of cool new Terraria merch for fans to enjoy. Perhaps you missed seeing it at the time or you wanted to wait until a later date to check it out. Well, allow us to catch you up on these amazing pieces!

TERRARIA x MADRINAS COFFEE

We had the distinct pleasure to work with the amazing folks over at Madrinas on two distinctly Terrarian coffee flavors. The perfect gift for the coffee fanatic Terrarian in your life... after all, nothing warms you up better than Pigron's Maple Bacon whole bean coffee on a cold night.

[madrinas.coffee]
Terraria x Madrinas Collector's Box[madrinas.com]
Our good friends over at Madrinas[madrinas.coffee] are starting Black Friday early with up to 60% OFF sitewide! From 11/17 – 11/28 you’ll be able to score your favorite Terraria Coffees[madrinas.coffee], like Dryad’s Wild Honey Cold Brew, Pigron’s Maple Bacon Whole Bean or the Limited-Edition Collector’s Box at their lowest price ever! Who doesn't need some extra fuel to dig, fight, and build this busy holiday season, not to mention it’s the perfect gift for the Terraria fan in your life!

Click the banner above to check out the Terraria x Madrinas collection - including the awesome limited edition gift set that includes both Terraria flavors, a Terraria shaker and a Terraria koozie!

Pigron's Maple Bacon Whole Bean[madrinas.com]

Dryad's Wild Honey Cold Brew[madrinas.com]

You can also pick up your favorite flavor on it's own by clicking the images above!



NEW PLUSH AND THE RETURN OF THE BIOME PIN SERIES FROM SANSHEE

Sanshee brought some amazing new offerings to the world of Terraria in 2023 - from the awesome King and Queen Slime Plushies to the return of the Biome Series pins, Sanshee has something for every Terraria fan!

[sanshee.com]

King Slime Plush[sanshee.com]

Queen Slime Pin[sanshee.com]

Queen Slime Plush[sanshee.com]

Ocean Biome Pin[sanshee.com]

Click the product image above to check out the latest and greatest Terraria merch from Sanshee - or https://sanshee.com/collections/terraria.


CHECK OUT THE REST OF THE EXISTING TERRARIA MERCHANDISE LINE

Of course, the new stuff is always great to see - but we would be remiss to not remind everyone about all of the other amazing Terraria merchandise that is out there. Again, check out the merch hub linked at the top of the page if you want to check out absolutely everything in one place. You can also click on any of our partners' logos below to be taken to the Terraria storefront on each partner's website.

https://terraria.shop/

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Terraria Collection @ Eighty Sixed[www.eightysixed.com]

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Terraria x Madrinas Collection @ Madrinas Coffee[madrinas.com]

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Terraria Shadowboxes and Desktop Art @ Artovision[artovision3d.com]

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Terraria Collection @ Sanshee[sanshee.com]

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Terraria Wall Art @ My Wonderful Walls[www.mywonderfulwalls.com]

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Terraria Plush @ Makeship[www.makeship.com]

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Terraria Graphic Novel Series at 50 Amp Productions[www.50ampproductions.com]

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Terraria Clothing & Phone Accessories @ Amazon[www.amazon.com]

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Terraria Shells and Skins @ Elite Gaming Gear[elitegaminggear.com]

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Terrarian & Kraken Yoyos @ OneDrop[onedropyoyos.com]


That's it for our 2023 Terraria Holiday Shopping Guide, everyone. We wish you all Happy Holidays - and just know that, as in years' past, our entire team spends a lot of time reflecting on just how thankful we are for each of you. Have a fantastic Holiday Season - and we cannot wait to see what the future holds for Terraria in 2024!
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Terraria Makeship Series - Hallowed Armor https://terraria-servers.com/blog/421/terraria-makeship-series-hallowed-armor/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/421/terraria-makeship-series-hallowed-armor/ Fri, 17 Nov 2023 21:07 CET
For a good while, we have seen what the good folks over at Makeship have been doing with plush for some of our favorite games (Spiffo from Project Zomboid) and our favorite creators (Khaios has done several). So, when they reached out to us to see if we might be interested in expanding the Terraria plush lineup in new directions, we thought it sounded like a great idea! Terraria is so full of items, monsters, and more that could make some amazing plushies.

What we have planned with Makeship is a series based upon some of the more popular armor sets in Terraria - starting today with the Hallowed Armor!

[www.makeship.com]
Crafted from the finest Hallowed Bars and the souls of vanquished mechanical monstrosities, Hallowed Armor protects the hero from all manner of evil that awaits in the world of Terraria!​

Our Hallowed Armor plush comes complete with the legendary sword Excalibur as well as a Pickaxe Axe - the ideal tool for both delving deep underground and gathering wood. You can place one in the hands of the plush and strap the other to its back for safe keeping.

We think it looks pretty awesome - and we hope that you agree. Now, we need your support to be sure that our Hallowed friend (and future armor sets and more that we have planned) makes it all the way to production and beyond. To place your order or to find out more, click the banner/image above or the link below!

TERRARIA HALLOWED ARMOR PLUSH - ORDER NOW!
[www.makeship.com]



HOW MAKESHIP CAMPAIGNS WORK​

Makeship utilizes a unique method for determining whether or not a plush gets manufactured and shipped out to players. Essentially, each campaign goes out as a preorder for a set period of time - for this campaign, that will be 21 days - and if the plush orders meet the minimum quantity needed (200), the plush gets made and shipped out to everyone that bought one. If it doesn't hit that level, then no one is out a dime - but sadly, our Hallowed Armor plush will only ever exist as a concept.

The short version:

  • The Hallowed Armor Plush will be available for preorder from today through the next 21 days
  • If Makeship receives at least 200 preorders, the plush will be manufactured and shipped to customers
  • If it does not hit that threshhold, then the plush will not be made, everyone gets their money back, and we will hope for better results on our next attempt.



That's pretty much everything to share on this campaign. We really want to see this one be a smashing success - because we think this plush is really cool, and we are really excited to make more armors in the future. Your support here will tell the tale on both fronts. So, if you like what you see and you think the Hallowed Armor plush might look great in your room or would be an amazing gift for a friend or family member this Holiday season, get your order in today!
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Terraria State of the Game - October 2023 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/420/terraria-state-of-the-game-october-2023/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/420/terraria-state-of-the-game-october-2023/ Thu, 26 Oct 2023 20:35 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

Spooky season is finally upon us! We hope that your pumpkin carving, candy collecting, haunted house visiting, and trick or treat preparations have been going quite well. On our end, we have loved seeing the Halloween Contest entries coming in (over 300 entries and counting - you still have time to get your amazing Pumpkins, Costumes, and more in!) while we continue to work away on 1.4.5. We are also getting really excited to see some of the other Terraria things that will be coming out over the Holidays, such as the next wave of the Terraria Graphic Novel, new merch stuff, and more. It is also the time of the year where we really start to reflect on how much we appreciate each and every one of you and your support. We will say it again (probably more than once) - thank you so much for all that you do for us!

That said, let's go door to door for the latest Terraria treats - no tricks, we promise!



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - BAT!

we can call 1.4.5 complete. It is becoming increasingly hard to not spoil some of our favorite bits - but our willpower is winning out thus far. No estimate on timing to add just yet, but it is looking increasingly likely that we are looking at a 2024 release for 1.4.5 at this point. You know our mantra for updates - they are "done when they are done". Hang in there with us a bit longer, it will be worth it.

What better spoiler for the Halloween Season than to share one of our newest additions - the Vampire Bat transformation!


Don't worry, when your nighttime aerial hijinks are concluded, you will be able to safely return to your... Human Form!

Until next time folks - the Holidays are closing in and we cannot wait to see what they hold!



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We are creeping ever-closer to 100,000 packs/worlds in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Thinking about another team playthrough - this time on a World Seed unlike any we have played before.



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

It has been another exciting month! On November 1st our monthly update release of tModLoader will go live. This month's release contains fixes for various gameplay inconsistencies with Terraria. Dye visuals, boss item drops, bomb damage, tool speed, and echo coating have all received fixes to match Terraria behavior. We are extremely grateful to the users that reported these issues to us. The mod configuration menu has been reworked to be less confusing for mods with multiple configuration pages.

We also have exciting news for modders working in a team. Modders added as a "Contributor" to a mod on the Steam workshop will soon be able to publish updates for the mod to the workshop directly. Mods will no longer need to be updated only by the original uploader. Mod owners should take some time this month to ensure that everyone listed as a "Contributor" on the Steam workshop for your mod is trustworthy enough for this responsibility. Please remove any contributors that do not meet this standard. The feature for contributor publishing will be active November 21st starting with our preview releases to provide time to act. Please spread the word to other mod teams you know that might not have seen this announcement. We look forward to this feature enabling mods to more reliably update to fix bugs that arise.

Modders should also keep an eye out for our Steam announcement on November 1st where a complete listing of API changes this month will be listed.

As always, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 6000 mods for you to enjoy! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More features, continuing to evolve and grow what TML can do... and getting ready for 1.4.5.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

We were fortunate enough over this past month to have a bit of extra time to work on the future - above and beyond the ongoing work on Terraria 1.4.5, of course. What future would that be, you ask? Why a future where Terrarians everywhere can come together from all over the world to Dig, Fight, and Build - regardless of which platform on which they choose to play. You will see what we mean in the spoilers below...

Speaking of which, let's give you the customary sneak peek!


Portable Demon Altars, Extra Spiky!
Please note that this will only drop in the most extreme of circumstances and is not going to be easily obtained/readily available.


Crossplay? Crossplay.

It is also worth sharing at this point that the image we shared in the July State of the Game[forums.terraria.org] was shot in a live Crossplay environment - as some of you surmised!

Please note that we do NOT expect Crossplay to be available until a while after Terraria 1.4.5 releases and all hotfixes, etc. are complete. Crossplay will take place in two phases, this is only Phase One.

We still need to go through the hoops and processes with first parties, and (as you can imagine), this feature will need a lot of extensive testing. That has already begun, and we are planning to keep that testing going up to and through the release of 1.4.5, so that we can get Crossplay Phase One (more details on that at a later time) into your hands as soon as possible. However, to reiterate, this will be sometime after Terraria 1.4.5 is out and all fixes are done with that update.

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



ANNUAL TERRARIA HALLOWEEN CONTEST IS GOING ON NOW!


The annual tradition that is the Terraria Halloween Contest is accepting entries as we speak! You have until Sunday, November 5 at 11:59PM Eastern Time to enter.

Fabulous prizes are on the line, including Terraria merchandise, money for video games, and community rewards. We have a category for everyone - from pumpkin carving to costumes to artwork, in-game builds, and more! Don't miss out on your chance to show your creativity and pick up the win!

For all of the details on how to enter, click the link below or the banner above!

2023 TERRARIA HALLOWEEN CONTEST DETAILS



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE STORE HUB ​

The merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]

Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

TERRARIA CHIBICHANS SHIPPING SOON!
[terraria.shop]

There is still time for you to preorder your Terraria Chibichan minifigures, but the window is closing fast! We expect these to ship out to customers in late November, and we will keep the preorders open up until a few days before shipments go out. Terraria Chibichans will remain available on terraria.shop for the long run, but getting your preorder in will qualify you to receive the Gold Bunny figure for free!

Click the banner above to place your preorder today!

Our good friends over at Vidglo will have a few new things to reveal in next month's State of the Game as well, so mark your calendars!



SKYLAND ARTS WANTS YOU TO PICK WHICH FIGURE IS NEXT!
[t.co]

Our partners over at Skyland Arts are running an online poll to allow the Terraria Community to select which figure they should make next! The results of this poll will be combined with sales of the associated pins from each of the three choices to determine which figure is next up.

Cast your vote by clicking HERE[t.co] or by clicking the banner above!

In addition, Skyland Arts is running a sale on all of the Series 1A figures - $5 off with the code "13HALLOWEEN"! This is the last week of the sale, so if you are interested in one of the first three Skyland Arts Terraria figures, this is a great chance to pick one up! Click the banner below to head to their site for more details!

[skyland-arts.myshopify.com]



TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DESIGNER DIARY

Here we are again with the latest "Designer Diary" entry from the lead designer for Terraria: the Board Game - Chris Kingsworth. Let's see what he and the Paper Fort team have been up to over the last month!
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Hello Terrarians!

Chris here, game developer at Paper Fort Games. I’m back with the next instalment of the Terraria: The Board Game designer diary. This month, I’m going to be discussing my time at Essen Game Fair, revealing 3 new Boss miniatures and letting you know where to find us at PAXU in December!

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Essen Game Fair
A couple of weeks ago I traveled to Germany for Essen Game Fair, the world’s largest tabletop convention. 193,000 people visited the event; it was fantastic to meet hundreds of Terraria fans and show our in-development prototype. The painted Wall of Flesh and King Slime miniatures got lots of brilliant feedback, and though the game’s cardboard components currently have prototype art, fans were already excited about how thematic the game is shaping up to be. Multiple people said that they could hear the Overworld Day theme playing when they saw the game on the table, so we must be doing something right!

Our transparent armour set cards are also proving to be a hit; you’ll be able to customise your Terrarian by overlaying see-through cards on top of your basic character. Not only does this look cool, but these armour cards will provide permanent buffs as you progress through the game. We’ll be showing more of these in a future SOTG so keep an eye out!

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New Boss Minis
This month, we’ve been working on 3 new Boss miniatures; Queen Bee, Eye of Cthulhu and Brain of Cthulhu. Here are the WIP renders; we’d love to know what you think!



Next month I’ll give you a sneak peek of the miniature design process; i.e. how we get from my shoddy concept sketch to a fantastic sculpted model (spoiler; it involves other people with much more artistic talent than me!). I’ll also show you the modular features of the Eye and Brain of Cthulhu miniatures in more detail.

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[unplugged.paxsite.com]

Come and See the Game at PAX Unplugged 2023!
From December 1st to 3rd, we’ll be showing Terraria: The Board Game at PAX Unplugged in Philadelphia, PA. If you’re coming to the show, please stop by and say hello; you’ll find us on the Lucky Duck Games stand (booth number 3400). You can find more info about PAXU at PAX Unplugged[unplugged.paxsite.com] .

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Don’t Miss Out!

If you haven’t already, please sign up at TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com] and be sure to click through to the Kickstarter ‘notify me’ page. We’d be very grateful if you could share the link with fellow Terrarians via social media; you’re always welcome to tag us in using @paperfortgames.

Until next time!


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Sign up for the latest and greatest news on Terraria: the Board Game via the link below:
TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]

In case you missed the big reveal, be sure to take a minute to read our post about Terraria - The Board Game, which contains details about timing, how it will be sold, and more!

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DETAILS



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES

Colors for Issue 5 are well underway, as is the lineart for Issue 6. We have also spent a bit of time coming up with the extra goodies that will roll out alongside the Book Two Issues (5-7) - for those that are interested. Expect to see some familiar items alongside some brand new offerings in those packages.

We expect to be able to announce the details around Issue 5 sometime in the next week or so. To celebrate the occasion, 50 Amp has a pretty awesome giveaway planned, so you will definitely want to stay tuned for that! In the meantime, enjoy some more stickers that will be coming your way during the rollout of Issues 5-7


Vale, Helen, and the Mysterious Goblin Tinkerer!



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)

FAN ART & BUILDS

[forums.terraria.org]
Fossil Armor by @nhatkhiem2k

[forums.terraria.org]
Hallowed Castle by @Noibatts


You Are a Terrible Person by u/Waweezy3

[forums.terraria.org]
Great Barrier Reef Castle by @Bodark Hu Tao


Dryad Cleansing by u/nakutaku

[forums.terraria.org]
Desert Temple/Tomb by @Kubiquity^3 🌳


Seasonal Dryads by u/webbfart

[forums.terraria.org]
Sagrada Familia by @Flaxes


The Royalty by u/Little_Pandi

[forums.terraria.org]
Wizarding World Dursleys' house by @LunaViolet


Megumin Million Block Build by u/LucasValkorion

[forums.terraria.org]
Desert Warp by @Zap173 ⚡⚡⚡



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
The Spooktacular Terraria Halloween Contest is Back! https://terraria-servers.com/blog/419/the-spooktacular-terraria-halloween-contest-is-back/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/419/the-spooktacular-terraria-halloween-contest-is-back/ Wed, 11 Oct 2023 21:09 CEST

Trick or Terraria!? It is that time of year again! Happy Halloween fellow Terrarians!

We're pleased to announce that we are running another Halloween contest! This is a long-standing tradition in the Terraria community, and is one of our personal favorites.

Much like last year, not only will members of the Terraria Community Forums (TCF) be able to participate, we are also inviting participants from Twitter (X), Discord, Reddit and Steam! We want this contest to be a celebration of the entire Terraria Community, so whichever of the communities you are a part of, you'll have the opportunity to submit a spooky Halloween themed creation for this contest!

Continue reading for the details regarding submission, deadlines, and prizes!





You will have your choice of 5 categories to submit to. No matter what category, remember that this is a Terraria Halloween contest, so your entry should reflect both Terraria and Halloween.

  • Pumpkin Carving
    - Create a Pumpkin Carving that is Terraria themed. Once you have a carving, take a picture and submit it as an image.
  • Costumes
    - Create a real life Terraria themed costume.
  • Artwork
    - Includes traditional drawing, painting, digital, and pixel artwork. Please note: AI generated content is not permitted.
  • In-game creations
    - Buildings created within Terraria itself. Can be captured with the in-game screenshot tool or your device's own screenshot capturing options.
  • Vanity Set
    - Create an in-game Terraria vanity set inspired by your favourite franchise or character.


To give you a sense for the sorts of amazing entries that we see for this contest each year, check out the Showcase and Winners from the 2022 Labor of Hallow's Eve contest!

2022 HALLOWEEN CONTEST WINNERS[forums.terraria.org]

2022 HALLOWEEN CONTEST SHOWCASE[forums.terraria.org]



  • The Contest runs from Wednesday 11th October to Sunday 5th November, 2023. All entries are to be submitted no later than November 5th, 2023 at 11:59 ET
  • All entries must be PG-13, nothing inappropriate, sexual, profane, or offensive
  • Your entry must be submitted through Google Forms. You may choose to share your entry on TCF or on other platforms if you desire, but entries posted on the thread will not count. All entries must be submitted through Google Forms to count.
  • We reserve the right to share entries publicly during or after the contest - this will not impact anyone's entry.
  • No plagiarism. Anyone found to be stealing another person's work will be instantly disqualified.
  • No AI generated content. If we discover that your content was made using AI, you will be disqualified.
  • Entries that have been submitted to previous competitions are not permitted. Please make sure that your entries are created fresh for this competition!
  • You may resubmit your entry and/or change categories to make any changes as many times as you wish as long as it is before Sunday 5th November, 2023. After this day, your most recent submission will be the one counted as an entry.
  • You may enter as many categories as you like, but only once in each category. You may change your category or entry before the final deadline.
  • Winners and Runner Ups will be shown at a later time in a future announcement.
NOTE: All prizes are subject to availability and/or shipping restrictions that are out of our control. Should such a situation arise, we will work with the winner(s) to find an alternate prize.



Here is how you get your entry into our hands. (A Google Account is required for submitting on this form)

  • Visit our Google Forms submission link here: Terraria 2023 Halloween Contest Entry Form[forms.gle]
  • Select which platform you are from (Terraria Community Forums, Steam, Discord, Twitter/X, etc.)
  • Provide your username based on the platform you are from (Ensure you follow the instructions written in the form)
  • Select the category you are entering
  • Upload an image or images of your creation (You may submit up to 5 images). For Pumpkin Carving and Costume entries, please ensure that at least one image displays a card/paper on which you have written the username with which you are entering the contest. This will serve to verify that your entry is an original creation.
  • Click "Submit"

After that, your entry will be in our hands! Judging will begin when the contest period concludes. The Winners and Runner-Ups will be announced through a new announcement once the judging is complete.

Optionally, you may share your entry with everyone by posting on this thread or anywhere else that you like. Your entry must first be submitted through our Google Form submission for it to count for the contest if you decide to post it publicly. Entries posted only on this thread - or elsewhere - will not count.



For this contest, there will be 1 winner from each category, 2 runners-up from each category. The prizes that can be won are listed below. Also, all participants that are a member of TCF (Terraria Community Forums) will receive the special Headless Horseman Participation title.

One Winner in each category will receive:

  • Up to $200 in Terraria Merchandise from anything available on https://terraria.org/store
  • $50 in funds for your gaming platform of choice (Steam, Xbox, PlayStation, etc.)
  • TCF Community winners will receive the Pumpking Forum title and Headless Horseman Participation Title
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NOTE: All prizes are subject to availability and/or shipping restrictions that are out of our control. Should such a situation arise, we will work with the winner(s) to find an alternate prize.



Two Runners-Up in each category will receive:

  • Up to $100 in Terraria Merchandise from anything available on https://terraria.org/store
  • $25 in funds for your gaming platform of choice (Steam, Xbox, PlayStation, etc.)
  • TCF Community winners will receive the Pumpking Forum title and Headless Horseman Participation Title
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NOTE: All prizes are subject to availability and/or shipping restrictions that are out of our control. Should such a situation arise, we will work with the winner(s) to find an alternate prize.




Well, that's it - let us know if you have any questions and... Now let the spooky festivities begin!

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Terraria State of the Game - September 2023 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/418/terraria-state-of-the-game-september-2023/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/418/terraria-state-of-the-game-september-2023/ Thu, 28 Sep 2023 20:59 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

We are growing ever closer to quite possibly our favorite month of the year. Cooler days? Spooky times? Tricks and Treats? Maybe, just possibly, another Terraria Halloween Contest (we are looking into if we can make this happen)? Count us all the way in! For now, though, let's not sleep on September, because plenty of fun and interesting things took place over the last month. From the rise of more cool Terraria merch to the ongoing development of 1.4.5 to the fall of Unity, September was a month to remember!

Enough with the small talk - let's check out all of the latest and greatest in regards to all things Terraria!



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - CHOPPING AWAY AT THE REMAINING WORKLOAD

Another fantastic month of development has passed by, and the team is really feeling great about what we have in store for 1.4.5. Another of the music tracks that we mentioned last time arrived over the past few weeks - it still needs a bit of work, but we are really digging it!

As for what to share this month - remember the big Tree vs Axe debate/war/thing? Remember the promises made when the "peace treaty" was negotiated? One of those was a Fairy-Axe pet, and we figured what better way to truly memorialize the community event than by giving this pet a striking resemblance to the de facto leader of the Axe faction...


CenAxe does what she wants!

This floating fairy is a menace to any trees that might cross her path. Just don't let her know that she isn't very good at actually chopping them down.

Until next time folks - we are looking forward to finishing the year strong!



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We are creeping ever-closer to 100,000 packs/worlds in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Scoping out a few of the larger ideas we might explore, prepping for the Holidays...



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

The tModLoader team has been busy fixing bugs and incorporating new functionality into tModLoader. On October 1st our monthly update release of tModLoader will go live. There have been many bug fixes made to tModLoader, but this month's release has a particularly large amount of new functionality for modders to play with.

New features include:
  • Support for modded Builders Toggles
  • Modded Emote Bubbles
  • Rubblemaker support
  • Reworked NPC buff immunity system
  • A way to store world header data
  • The long awaited Extra Jump API

These latest additions have made their way into tModLoader thanks to the efforts of our amazing community of modders who have been willing to contribute to tModLoader. We always encourage modders to continue contributing features to tModLoader, as there is no better way to ensure that TML continues to grow in ways that will best support future modding efforts. Changes like those listed above allow modders the ability to make things that were previously prohibitively complex to implement.

We hope players look forward to mods incorporating these new features and encourage modders to take a moment to test their mods on the preview-v2023.08 Steam branch prior to October 1st to ensure a smooth transition. We look forward to seeing how mods make use of these new features.

As always, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop is closing in on 6,000 mods already! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More features, continuing to evolve and grow what TML can do... and getting ready for 1.4.5.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

Another month with even more progress on the Console/Mobile front! Aside from keeping pace with our PC friends, the team has had one eye on contingency planning for "what if" we need to swap out the components of Console/Mobile Terraria that utilize Unity. Given recent events, the team feels like this is a prudent step to take so that we can evaluate all possible pathways. Do note that *IF* the need arises for us to undertake such a swap, we do expect that it will take a bit of time. This would delay any in-progress update by however long that takes - our current best-guess being in the two-ish months timeframe. As of today, we are only laying out plans, and we have not decided if we will or will not make the shift at this point. If that changes, we will let everyone know. Thanks in advance for your understanding in this difficult situation!

Now, with that out of the way, who wants to see a brand new Terraria 1.4.5 spoiler?!


Somebody out there always has to resort to slinging mud...

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE STORE HUB ​

The merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]

Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DESIGNER DIARY

Here we are again with the latest "Designer Diary" entry from the lead designer for Terraria: the Board Game - Chris Kingsworth. Let's see what he and the Paper Fort team have been up to over the last month!
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Hello Terrarians!

Chris here, game developer at Paper Fort Games. I’m back with the next instalment of the Terraria: The Board Game designer diary. This month, I’m going to be discussing world generation, updated artwork and Essen Spiel 2023 (the world’s largest board game convention).


Planting the Seed

Games with procedurally generated worlds, like Terraria, are a challenge to port into cardboard form. Players have to do the ‘heavy lifting’ of world generation that is usually handled by the digital game engine, so we need to make sure that this aspect of the game is quick and fun.


At the beginning of Terraria: The Board Game, you’ll create a minimap of randomised, face-down biome tokens. As you explore the world, you’ll draw and place biome tiles to create the environment, revealing new places to explore, enemies to fight, materials to collect and chests to loot. Whenever you reach the edge of a biome, you’ll flip over the next minimap token; this will show you which biome to build next. It’s quick, simple and exciting; you can never be sure exactly what’s going to be revealed, and every world you generate will be different. As in the video game, you'll also get a choice of evil biome, or you can leave it up to chance during the minimap-making process.



Updated Cover Reveal!
When we announced the board game earlier this year, the cover art reception was generally favourable, but there were some aspects that fans weren’t as keen on. We’ve listened to your feedback, taken the core of what fans and Re-Logic loved about the artwork and overhauled the art style with the help of artist George Doutsiopoulos. Our aim was to stay faithful to Crowno’s 2018 cover, while adding new details that will appeal to veteran and greenhorn Terrarians alike. We’d love to hear what you think!



New Miniature Sculpts
Over the past few weeks, we’ve also been working to maximise the quality of our Boss sculpts. Here are the latest renders of King Slime and Wall of Flesh. As mentioned in my previous update, these Boss models are modular, and as you fight them, you’ll remove pieces to track boss damage and reflect other status effects. For example, you’ll be able to remove King Slime’s outer layers so he shrinks as he loses health. Similarly, WoF will have a removable mouth and eyes.





Come and See the Game at Essen Spiel 2023!
From October 5th to 8th, we’ll be showing Terraria: The Board Game at the world’s largest tabletop game convention, held in Germany. If you’re one of the 150,000 people coming to the show, please stop by and say hello; you’ll find us on the Lucky Duck Games stand in Hall 3 (booth number 3S124).




Don’t Miss Out!

If you haven’t already, please sign up at TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com] and be sure to click through to the Kickstarter ‘notify me’ page. We’d be very grateful if you could share the link with fellow Terrarians via social media; you’re always welcome to tag us in using @paperfortgames.

Until next time!


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Sign up for the latest and greatest news on Terraria: the Board Game via the link below:
TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]

In case you missed the big reveal, be sure to take a minute to read our post about Terraria - The Board Game, which contains details about timing, how it will be sold, and more!

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DETAILS



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES

We just wrapped up inks for Issue 5 this week, which just leaves colors and lettering before the next installment in our adventure should be ready to go! Additionally, we are very close to a final script for Issue 6 - so things are really starting to pick up. We are very excited to get these out to everyone and see what you think!

Alongside the actual issues themselves, the art team has been spending some time pulling together some goodies that we plan to offer with the next rollout. We thought we would take a chance this month to share a few of the sticker designs that we recently completed. If we can get colors down the road far enough, perhaps we will tease a page (or part of one) from Issue 5 next month!


The sneaky Goblin Scout and mysterious Traveling Merchant, in the same chibi style as the stickers from Book One



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

RE-LOGIC STANCE ON UNITY & SUPPORT FOR OPEN SOURCE GAME ENGINES

In case you missed it, Unity recently introduced some changes to their Terms of Service regarding fees - specifically adding a "charge per install" component that would be in place for all games (new and existing) starting January 1, 2024. This resulted in an almost-universal protest from the game development community. While Unity has in recent days made adjustments to this plan that are far more palatable to developers and publishers, Re-Logic stands by its statement and actions outlined in the image below:


*Note: Monogame was added in the days following the initial announcement. It has been added to the image above for ease of reading and clarity*

We hope that everyone will join us in supporting a future where robust open-source game engines and tools exist so that up-and-coming game developers can get their start without having to worry about situations such as the present Unity dynamics. Accessible and powerful tools will only serve to raise up the next generation of indie games for us all to enjoy!



TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)

FAN ART & BUILDS

[forums.terraria.org]
Queen Bee and Plantera by CrisCthulhuXD


[forums.terraria.org]
Beachside Mansion for Stylist by greyliances


[forums.terraria.org]
Cobalt armor by GreyL1me🌳


[forums.terraria.org]
Ocean house by h4zel


[forums.terraria.org]
Santa NPC by The_Idiotic_Banana


[forums.terraria.org]
Gothic mansion by Laqwerty


[forums.terraria.org]
Guilty Gear-inspired King Slime by Enigma_the_Guy


[forums.terraria.org]
Haunted Ship by danielbeta321


[forums.terraria.org]
Queen Bee by PoundToundHound


[forums.terraria.org]
Honey build by lookitsducky


[forums.terraria.org]
Aether outpost by WullisDull


[forums.terraria.org]
Windmill station by Kubiquity^3 🌳


[forums.terraria.org]
Tree by @Flaxes


[forums.terraria.org]
Impossible Palace (modded) by IanOsmium

[forums.terraria.org]
Forest Pylon House by Femtonde_masker



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria State of the Game - August 2023 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/417/terraria-state-of-the-game-august-2023/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/417/terraria-state-of-the-game-august-2023/ Thu, 31 Aug 2023 20:08 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

Back to school time already? Whether you are already back, heading back, or glad to have school way back in your personal rear-view mirror; there is always time for the latest Terraria news! Our teams have been working feverishly all month, adding new goodies to the game and balancing and fixing what already exists. Beyond that, we saw three product launches in the month of August - busy times! You will definitely want to dive deep into this State of the Game, as there is a good bit of juicy and important information to cover. Fall is right around the corner, and it is one of our favorite times of the year. Who knows, maybe we will see a return of the always-popular Terraria Halloween Contest...

Without further ado, shall we get right into all things Terraria?



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - TUNES, TIMING, AND NEW ADDITIONS

The team playthrough has come and gone. I don't think anyone will soon forget their time in The Mad Realm of Boulders! Fun was had, TONS of notes were taken, and the benefits of this playthrough are already being seen in the work on Terraria 1.4.5.

Speaking of time, we have an update on timing for everyone. As we started to check off what work remained on the update, we realized that we would really have been remiss to not cover off some long-standing needs for new music. That's right, Terrarians, the 1.4.5 update will contain several new music tracks by our favorite composer, Scott Lloyd Shelly! How many exactly is still a bit to-be-determined, but we are anticipating at least 5 and maybe more! Want to check one of them out? Of course you do!



So, all that said, we mentioned an impact on timing - the production of all of these new tracks takes a good amount of time in composition, review, editing, etc. We are not going to rush Scott while he works on the latest in a long line of Terraria musical masterpieces. So, that means the update is going to take a bit longer to come out than we had originally anticipated. Now, before anyone gets too upset... the team realized that if we are having to wait on this music anyway, why not just keep the update development moving on our end and add even more goodies?!

What all will that entail? Well you will have to wait and see - but we have some pretty substantial ideas. How much we can get done will depend on how long the music takes. We are pretty confident everyone will be very happy with what we have in store and will feel like this was extra time well-spent. Can't show you too much too soon, though, so it will all be a mystery for now.



Oh, who are we kidding, you knew we were going to show something new. Are we sure it is safe to sit on this Aetherium Furniture, much less build a whole house using it?!

Anyway, we expect this extension to be in the scope of a few months at least - we will give a timeline as we get closer. In the meantime, rest assured that everyone will get a LOT more out of 1.4.5 than you ever expected.



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We are creeping ever-closer to 100,000 packs/worlds in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.

NEW DEVELOPER'S CHOICE ENTRIES
Know what we haven't done in ages? Steam Workshop Developer's Choice! We have two awesome ones for you this go-round... and one of them is super clever. These have each been tagged and added to the Developer's Choice section on the Terraria Steam Workshop - congrats to both authors!

Boss Swap by Seasalt
We love this idea - funny and cool at the same time, we cannot wait to see the author finish out the rest of the bosses!

Backgrounds O' Plenty by Starlalaies
We quite literally were just discussing background diversity the other day... and then we saw this. A subtle but great addition to any playthrough!




WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Music reviews, exploring tons of new ideas, reviewing Book Two Graphic Novel stuff.



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

This month has flown by - with the release of 1.4.4 tModLoader at the start of August came a whole batch of mod updates and hot fixes. We hope you've been enjoying the 1.4.4 era of tModLoader! We are quite happy with how well the transition went from 1.4.3 to 1.4.4 tModLoader - it was so smooth we could call it a success! That said, if you are having issues of any sort, definitely don't hesitate to check out our FAQ on github[github.com] or reach out to us at our Discord[discord.com].

As August comes to an end, we feel we are finally nearing cruising altitude and a return to normal scheduled updates. We have some exciting changes coming in September - including a Mod Browser Revamp... and still more improvements we've been wanting to make on the horizon while we set ourselves up for the future.

As always, we kindly request that we all respect modders' time and not hassle them about porting to 1.4.4. We are greatly impressed at seeing over 85% of all mods by subscriber count have ported to 1.4.4, but we continue to ask to please be respectful of those that have not. Thank you for your understanding.



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 5000 mods already! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

Now that 1.4.4 release is behind us, we are once again casting our eyes towards the future - not only getting ready for 1.4.5 (whenever that happens to arrive), but also building a stronger foundation for that future.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

Over on the Console/Mobile front, we continue to keep pace as best we can with the PC side of the house. It is a different sort of challenge from the old days of playing "catch up", and one we rather enjoy. Being able to bring new Terraria content to everyone all at the same time remains a primary goal!

Speaking of, how about a fresh never before seen Terraria 1.4.5 spoiler?


Yoyo's are evolving - nature always finds a way...

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE STORE HUB ​

The merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]

Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

TERRARIA x MADRINAS COLLABORATION


A few months ago, Madrinas Coffee[madrinascoffee.com] reached out to the Re-Logic team to create some amazing coffees from the world of Terraria. Together we brought two unique flavors together inspired by the mysterious Dryad and the goofy-but-deadly Pigron – Wild Honey Cold Brew and Maple Bacon Whole Bean. The Terraria Team has been grinding through these coffees everyday and we hope you’ll enjoy them too!

Limited Edition Collector’s Boxes are still available, or you can pick up a single bag or a tub of your favorite in the link below!

MADRINAS x TERRARIA COLLECTION[madrinas.coffee]



TERRARIA TEAMS UP WITH EIGHTY SIXED FOR AWESOME NEW MERCH


The amazing artists over at Eighty Sixed recently launched the first wave of their Terraria Collection. These unique designs put a new spin on Terraria clothing, posters, and more in a way that we have not seen in the past. They have much more planned, so you will want to keep an eye on what's next!

[www.eightysixed.com][www.eightysixed.com][www.eightysixed.com][www.eightysixed.com][www.eightysixed.com][www.eightysixed.com]

For full details of the first wave release, check out the link below - or click the banner above to see the Terraria Collection over at https://www.eightysixed.com/

TERRARIA MERCHANDISE FROM EIGHTY SIXED - LAUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT[forums.terraria.org]



NEW TERRARIA BIOME SERIES PIN FROM SANSHEE

After a brief hiatus, the Biome Pin Series from Sanshee is back with a brand new offering - the Ocean Biome! Featuring a dozing Angler, the Ocean Pin is a welcome addition to the Biome pin set.

[sanshee.com]

Check out the entire Biome Series Terraria Pin Collection over at sanshee.com - and don't forget that preorders for King/Queen Slime Plush are still underway!

[sanshee.com][sanshee.com][sanshee.com]



TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DESIGNER DIARY

Here we are again with the latest "Designer Diary" entry from the lead designer for Terraria: the Board Game - Chris Kingsworth. Let's see what he and the Paper Fort team have been up to over the last month!
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Hello Terrarians!

Chris here, game developer at Paper Fort Games. I’m back with the next installment of the Terraria: The Board Game designer diary. This month’s topics; how can we capture the sandbox feeling of Terraria on the tabletop, and what can we offer that can only be achieved in the physical world? Enjoy!


Freedom to Choose
Terraria is a game all about choice. If you want to run all the way to the ocean, you can (we’ve all done it!). Want to build a Hellevator? Go for it. Fancy mining every block in the world, or building beautiful things? No problem! With this in mind, it wouldn’t be right to design a board game that dictates exactly what you have to do. Instead, you’ll have control over how you play.

You’ll be able to choose the objectives for each playthrough, all of which reflect achievements in the digital game. Complete lots of easy-to-achieve tasks, like surviving your first night or building your first house, or defeat bosses for big points and fantastic loot! Alternatively, aim somewhere in the middle; spawn every NPC or mine every block within a biome.

On your turn, freedom of choice will be reinforced by a flexible action point system. This isn’t a game where cards dictate exactly what you have to do. Using your starting equipment, you’ll be able to dig, chop and stab. Want to run over to that tree, chop it down, zip over to a slime and stab it? If you’ve got the action points to do it, you can! You can spend your points how you like; whether that’s on a single endeavour or a variety of tasks. As you upgrade your equipment, the efficiency of your action points will increase. Perhaps you’ve forged an iron axe to replace your copper one; now you can dig more quickly and mine more efficiently.


Modular Miniatures and the ‘Advent Calendar’
We realize that we’re asking you to play a board game when you have the digital game at your fingertips, so let’s talk about things we can do in the physical world that aren’t achievable digitally. One of the reasons we hope you’re excited to play Terraria: The Board Game is the boss ‘advent calendar’.

Bosses are a big event in the videogame and we want to mirror that in the tabletop game. In the box you’ll find a number of doors. Each door will display spawn criteria for a different boss. For example, each time you kill a slime, you’ll be a step closer to the appearance of King Slime. When you hit the spawn threshold, you’ll open the door and find a modular boss miniature, with rules for an epic boss battle. As you fight, you’ll remove pieces of the miniature to track boss damage and reflect other status effects.


Here’s an example of one of these miniatures; our WIP sculpt for the Wall of Flesh:



We’re really looking forward to sharing more of these with you!

Next Month
As I mentioned last month, we’re passionate about Terraria and its players. We’re here to do the best we can and we want to bring you along for the journey by keeping you updated on what we’re doing; that’s one of the aims of the designer diary. In the next instalment, I’ll talk about world generation and deckbuilding in Terraria: The Board Game.

Don’t Miss Out!
If you haven’t already, please sign up at Get Ready for ⛏ Terraria: The Board Game[www.backerkit.com]! and be sure to click through to the Kickstarter ‘notify me’ page. We’d be very grateful if you could share the link with fellow Terrarians via social media; you’re always welcome to tag us in using @paperfortgames.

Until next time!


Sign up for the latest and greatest news on Terraria: the Board Game via the link below:
TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]

In case you missed the big reveal, be sure to take a minute to read our post about Terraria - The Board Game, which contains details about timing, how it will be sold, and more!

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DETAILS



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES

The first reviews and revisions for the script for Issue 6 are nearing completion - and we just received the lineart/inks for the bulk of Issue 5 for review as of this morning. This keeps us on track to be able to deliver the next part of our epic Terraria adventure in the near future!

As in prior months, if you have any outstanding issues with your order from Issues 1-4, we do not want to miss the chance to take care of you (we have been able to take care of everyone that we know of thus far) - please reach out to [email protected] immediately so that we can take care of things ASAP. Feel free to let us at Re-Logic know via [email protected] (we have been able to help several folks) if you are having any issues as well, but the 50amp email above should be the best way to sort out any stragglers out there!

As for our sneak peek this month, let's take a break from all of these goblins and check in with an even more odd visitor...


Who knows what mysteries lie within the Traveling Merchant's pack... and where does he come from anyway?



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention this month. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)

FAN ART & BUILDS

[forums.terraria.org]
Dino gardener by Zap173 ⚡⚡⚡

[forums.terraria.org]
Abigail’s Flower by HollisV2

[forums.terraria.org]
Plantera by EntropyVT


Hogwarts! A Starter base and adventure map by Wardo

[forums.terraria.org]
Party Girl and Zoologist by @A_Mazarians_Boat

[forums.terraria.org]
King Slime & Queen Skime by PoundToundHound

[forums.terraria.org]
Deerclops by HandsomeSquirrel🐿️🍉⭐️
[forums.terraria.org]
Mansion for the Zoologist and Guide by greyliances

[forums.terraria.org]
Crocheted Lunatic Cultist by StarsAndStuff


Terraria NPCs by BloodyArt1st

[forums.terraria.org]
Lunatic Cultist by xenobucket


WHALE by OrientalOrange

[forums.terraria.org]
Merchant’s Pawn Shop by Weed_man420


Stylist & Party Girl by BloodyArt1st

[forums.terraria.org]
Desert pylon by Tor14


Witch Doctor and Zoologist by BloodyArt1st

[forums.terraria.org]
Dining Heaven by Ostean



TERRARIA GUILDS FOR HOPE CHARITY FUNDRAISER



There is still time to participate in the 2023 Guilds for Hope charity fundraiser. We’re teaming up with many other communities to raise money for Give Kids The World, a highly respected non-profit that fulfills many of the wishes for the Make a Wish foundation. 100% of all funds raised are processed by the charity and go towards helping children with critical conditions.

Follow the link and participate today!
Link to Guilds for Hope 2023 Event[tiltify.com]



If you are interested in learning more about the Guilds for Hope charity event then please join the #guilds-for-hope channel in the USDA server located at Join the United Servers of Discord Alliance Discord Server!





Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria x Madrinas Coffee Collaboration Launches Today! https://terraria-servers.com/blog/416/terraria-x-madrinas-coffee-collaboration-launches-today/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/416/terraria-x-madrinas-coffee-collaboration-launches-today/ Tue, 15 Aug 2023 18:10 CEST

Greetings, Terrarians!

We are very excited to be able to at long last share a very unique partnership that has been in the works for some time now - Terraria x Madrinas! That's right, we have been working hand-in-hand with our good friends over at Madrinas to create some unique coffee flavors that we hope everyone will really enjoy! It has been a lot of fun trying out flavors and bouncing ideas off of each other, and we are pretty pleased with how it all turned out. Besides, who doesn't need some extra fuel for those late night (or early morning) Terraria sessions? That one more cave beckons!

If you are not familiar with Madrinas, they are a well-known coffee company focused on providing innovative new coffee flavors while using only all-natural ingredients. From Whole Bean to Cold Brew, they aim to have a coffee out there that is right for everyone.

All in all, we have two cool flavors to share with you here: one based on everyone's favorite 500 year old nature spirit, the Dryad - and the other seeks to answer the age old question of what exactly does a Pigron taste like? The team at Madrinas has also put together a really cool collector's box set that has both flavors and some other goodies as well. So without further ado, grab your favorite mug or shaker cup and let's dive in to Terraria x Madrinas!



As always, simply click on a product image to head on over to purchase that item, and we have listed each of these in our very own Merchandise Hub at Terraria.org/Store.



[madrinas.coffee]

TERRARIA x MADRINAS LIMITED EDITION COLLECTOR'S BOX SET
[madrinas.coffee]
This is the cornerstone of the Madrinas x Terraria collaboration! Included in this amazing Box Set are both of the new coffee flavors: the Dryad's Wild Honey Cold Brew and Pigron's Maple Bacon Whole Bean. Inside the box you will also find a Terraria shaker bottle (perfect for mixing up that Wild Honey Cold Brew) and a Journey's End inspired koozie. This is the one to pick up if you want to give all of what Madrinas x Terraria has to offer a try! This will be a limited edition, so be sure that you get yours before it's too late.



[madrinas.coffee]

DRYAD-INSPIRED: WILD HONEY COLD BREW
[madrinas.coffee]
Direct from the jungles of Terraria, and blessed by the Dryad herself, the Madrinas x Terraria Wild Honey cold brew will keep you on your toes as you delve ever-deeper in search of the Jungle Temple or the beautiful-but-deadly Plantera. This perfect flavor pairing of honey and a hint of lavender will arrive ready-to-craft it at home in less than a minute! All you need is a shaker cup.



[madrinas.coffee]

PIGRON'S VERY OWN: MAPLE BACON WHOLE BEAN
[madrinas.coffee]
From the lair of the iconic Pigron itself comes the new Madrinas x Terraria Maple Bacon Flavored Whole Bean Coffee! Its perfect combo of sweet and salty notes with a smoky smooth finish will help you keep your wits about you as you battle half-pig/half-dragons or whatever else might come your way!


As always, we cannot thank everyone enough for their support, we hope that you will find these latest Terraria products as amazing as we do and pick some up for yourself! Be sure to check out the cool products we launched last Friday from Eighty Sixed[forums.terraria.org] as well!​]]>
Terraria State of the Game - July 2023 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/415/terraria-state-of-the-game-july-2023/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/415/terraria-state-of-the-game-july-2023/ Wed, 26 Jul 2023 18:39 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

Whew, what a month July has been! We saw the great Tree vs Axe War of the Terrarians take place on Terraria Community Forums as well as all over social media? Which side did you wind up supporting? The good news is that things are back to being nice and peaceful again with the leaders of each side reaching a spruce to end hostilities. The even better news is that we will all get to enjoy a couple of new items as a result! We cannot wait to share what we have in mind there when the time comes. Beyond that, we are hammering out the final bits and going through one of our first team Terraria playthroughs in quite a while. These are always fantastic to do near the end of update development for balance, QA, and even the occasional new idea. We know that everyone really wants a launch date window, but we still are not quite ready to share that at this time. Soon though, hopefully!

Let's dive headlong into July's happenings and hints of what is to come in August and beyond!



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - SEEDS, SEEDS EVERYWHERE

​The team has started the customary group full playthrough that accompanies the end stages of development. These are very important (and fun) sessions, where we unearth any remaining pesky bugs, find anything that feels unbalanced or not fun, and - quite often - come up with some fun new ideas.

We have been taking the time to listen to fan requests as well - and one we have heard pretty frequently is a way to see which worlds which characters have visited previously as a method to help know which character goes with which world(s). Players and worlds are also now sorted by most recently played.



The team is also having fun diving into the potential of World Seed combinations. With 128 different possible seed combinations, the team has let its creativity run wild by adding a whole bunch of fun combo effects - some big and some small. This includes at least 2 (and maybe more to come) combos that will substantially change the gameplay experience in unexpected ways. Want an example? Of course you do!




You've seen your last sunrise - that must suck!




STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We are creeping ever-closer to 100,000 packs/worlds in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Getting this update done and out to you is our only development focus right now!



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

We are excited to announce that 1.4.4 tModLoader will be available starting August 1st as tModLoader's default experience! After a lot of testing and changes, we are ready to release this next big version of tModLoader. We have seen significant uptake within the modding community on our 1.4.4-preview Beta, and are looking forward to a smooth transition to the next big stage. A lot of hard work went into this, so a big thank you to everyone involved.

Likewise, although 1.4.4 is released from our end, there will still be some mods not yet released on 1.4.4. This may include some popular mods. We anticipate several of these noteworthy mods to release within the few days to follow, and ask for your patience as modders publish their work.

For more information on the Jump to 1.4.4 and all that's happening around it, you can read more in our big announcement from earlier this month: tModLoader 1.4.4 Transition Plan

We are excited to see our modding community is already more than half way to our 60% porting effort target! As a reminder, we are waiting to changeover tModLoader to 1.4.4 as the default option until the majority of mods have posted a 1.4.4 version.

Please note that 1.4.4 will NOT replace 1.4.3. 1.4.3 will continue to be available in full through Steam Beta options, just as 1.3 is today.​

As always, we kindly request that we all respect modders' time and not hassle them about porting to 1.4.4. Please be respectful as we all wrap up this big jump forward. Please stay tuned, and thank you for your patience. Once again, we are excited to bring tModLoader to 1.4.4 age! We hope you enjoy this next era of modding, and several improvements we've made during the journey.



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 5000 mods already! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

Final preparations for the 1.4.4 release and the subsequent bugfixing and tweaking that will be needed is taking up all of our time for now!

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS

Over on the Console/Mobile front, we are adding content just as fast as the PC side can put it out! We thought we would put together this fun little collage/montage of a recent testing session where we were trying out the new Velociraptor transformation.



Of course, we are also still exploring the handful of issues that remain for some players from the previous technical update:

KNOWN ISSUES WITH FIXES UNDERWAY
  • Multiplayer not working for some users on Xbox - the latest backend updates seem to have cleared this up for almost everyone. The only exception seems to be players with bad connections with each other. We are seeing if we can force the system to allow connection anyway, but not sure if this is possible.
  • Issue where the game freezes suddenly for PS4 users - We have made some progress with replication of situations where this is still occurring. Hoping to get this sorted soon.
  • Old save data not showing anymore for some Xbox users - We have had to travel way back in time to get to the bottom of this issue. Progress is being made, but we do not yet have a line on a fix.

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE STORE HUB ​

The merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]

Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DESIGNER DIARY


This month, we will share the first in what will be several "Designer Diary" entries from the lead designer for Terraria: the Board Game - Chris Kingsworth. We hope you enjoy these behind-the-scenes candid thoughts as we move ever closer to making this a reality!


Hello Terrarians!

I’m Chris, game developer at Paper Fort Games. As you’ve probably heard, Re-Logic recently announced a collaboration between our studios to create Terraria: The Board Game. The Re-Logic team have kindly given me the opportunity to write a designer diary as part of State of the Game, so let’s dive into the first instalment!

We announced Terraria: The Board Game on 1st June, to coincide with the UK Game Expo (UKGE) held at the NEC in Birmingham. I was excited and anxious in equal measure; Terraria is a video game beloved to literally millions of people, so it’s natural that some people’s reaction would be ‘why?’. Some players might be worried about a soulless tabletop rehash of another videogame IP, but I want to reassure you that we’re here to do the best job we can for you, the fans. We care about getting it right. It was wonderful seeing so many of you get excited about the chance to play Terraria in physical form; our aim is for the board game to be an extension of the incredible Terraria universe, and a chance for new and veteran players alike to experience the game in a new way.

If you heard me talk about the game at UKGE, hopefully I was able to convey how passionate we are about doing a great job. Before I even started designing the board game, we’ve spent hundreds of hours of research by playing, trawling the wiki, watching playthrough videos and reading forum discussions to understand the game and the community. We’re making a Terraria board game, not a board game with a Terraria theme.

It was fantastic to meet so many of you at the convention. Hundreds of Terrarians came by to find out about the board game; some who’ve played a few of hours, others who’ve logged thousands. There were kids with their parents, groups of friends and players that have been following the game since day one. One fan on holiday from the US heard the announcement and came to UKGE just to see the game, and Chippy came by for a chat and to ask some questions from the community. It was an amazing weekend, and reinforced how important Terraria is to so many people.




Like Re-Logic, we’re a small indie team, and we share the same game design ethos. We’re aiming for crowdfunding towards the end of the year, but we’re not going to rush. We’re going to take the time to get it right, playtest extensively, listen to feedback and give it the polish that it deserves. Everything that we do will be approved by Re-Logic, to ensure that we are faithful to their vision and respectful to the amazing community that they’ve built.

We’re passionate about the game and its players. We’re here to do the best we can and we want to bring you along for the journey by keeping you updated on what we’re doing; that’s one of the aims of the designer diary. In the next instalment, I’ll talk about the core aims of the tabletop game’s design; how we’re attempting to capture the sandbox feeling of Terraria and the unique things we are adding that can only be achieved in the physical world.

Until then, I’ll leave you with my 2 favourite quotes from fans during the launch: “…Terraria 2 is so light on RAM it doesn’t even need a PC…” and “…Can’t wait to speedrun this…”; these definitely made me laugh!



If you haven't already, sign up here for the latest information!
TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]


In case you missed the big reveal, be sure to take a minute to read our post about Terraria - The Board Game, which contains details about timing, how it will be sold, and more!
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DETAILS



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES

The first rough lineart pages for Issue 5 are starting to arrive - and things are looking really good so far! What have Vale and crew been up to since defeating the evil Eye of Cthulhu, and where are they headed next? You will have to stay tuned to find out... but we will be sharing some spoilers along the way. Oh, and the first passes on the script for Issue 6 are under review this week!

As in prior months, if you have any outstanding issues with your order from Issues 1-4, we do not want to miss the chance to take care of you - please reach out to [email protected] immediately so that we can take care of things ASAP. Feel free to let us at Re-Logic know via [email protected] (we have been able to help several folks) if you are having any issues as well, but the 50amp email above should be the best way to sort out any stragglers out there!

So, we have seen a lot of Goblins in the past State of the Game posts... but we haven't seen perhaps the most famous of them all - until now!


Here to take all of your hard earned coins is none other than the Goblin Tinkerer!



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS

TREE VS AXE - WHICH SIDE WERE YOU ON?
Throughout July, the Terraria community partook in a a friendly "war" between the Axes and the Trees.



As he often does, Chippy put together a great summary of some of the best of the antics. The two sides have since reached a truce, with new items being added to the 1.4.5 update to appease both sides. What will those be and what will they look like/do? You will have to wait and find out!





TERRARIA ON R/PLACE 2023
That's right, though quite delayed, r/place just took place once again. As in past years, Terrarians everywhere did not disappoint with their strong support for making their mark on this global community canvas.

Perhaps even more moving is that the Community has chosen to make this a fitting tribute to our fallen colleague and brother, Leinfors. To give you a taste of what everyone has created:
You may be seeing this arrive as a painting in Terraria update near you!







We also saw Terraria appear in several other spots!

If you are not familiar with r/place, it is intended to be a global community blank canvas where people place one pixel at a time, creating works of art (or not). Of course, nothing is stopping others from overwriting or vandalizing your piece... so defending your turf is also key. That our community was able to create and defend all of these amazing pieces is a testament to your passion and dedication for all things Terraria!



TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention in July. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT)

FAN ART & BUILDS


Cowboy Duel by IlliaLime


Lunatic Cultist by Lun


Ocean Slimes by MoonRite


u/WATEHMELOAN


u/MihaDaCaterKiller


u/MisterS3nder


u/BionicBandit_


u/OrientalOrange


u/SleepyBoi2332


u/Rockvit_



TERRARIA GUILDS FOR HOPE CHARITY FUNDRAISER



The Terraria team is thrilled to be participating in the second annual United Servers of Discord Alliance’s Guilds For Hope charity fundraiser! We’re teaming up with many other communities to raise money for Give Kids The World, a highly respected non-profit that fulfills many of the wishes for the Make a Wish foundation. Last year we reached our goal and successfully raised more than $7.5k for children with terminal diseases. This year our goal is $10k+. 100% of all funds raised are processed by the charity and go towards helping children with critical conditions.

Follow the link and participate today!
Link to Guilds for Hope 2023 Event[tiltify.com]



If you are interested in learning more about the Guilds for Hope charity event then please join the #guilds-for-hope channel in the USDA server located at Join the United Servers of Discord Alliance Discord Server!





Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria State of the Game - June 2023 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/414/terraria-state-of-the-game-june-2023/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/414/terraria-state-of-the-game-june-2023/ Thu, 29 Jun 2023 20:37 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

We hope everyone is enjoying the summer months and getting some much-needed time in the sun. Don't worry, Terraria will be waiting for you when you come in from the heat! We are closing in on the last stages of 1.4.5 development, and we hope that we will be able to have the latest version of Terraria in everyone's hands soon. Beyond that, we have seen several cool things come out lately - from the new minifigures to the Terraria Board Game announcement - and we expect to have a few more fun bits to share in the coming months. We love seeing cool stuff get made that expands and expresses the world of Terraria in different ways, and we hope that you are as well.

With all that said, let's get in to the latest and greatest surrounding all things Terraria!



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA 1.4.5 - ENTERING THE (HOPEFULLY) FINAL STRETCH

We really enjoyed everyone's detective work on last month's spoiler. You all went way beyond even what we have come to know and love about the community in regards to the dissection of spoilers! The team is in the final push towards the end of content additions and turning a more careful eye towards fixes and balance for the remainder of 1.4.5's development cycle. This phase is always tough to predict timing-wise, as it really depends on how many issues we find and how hard they are to address. That said, we do not think it will be much longer until we will be able to provide a more definitive time window.

Of course, if you don't have Terraria yet - or you know someone who doesn't - there is no better time than right now to pick up a copy while Terraria is 50% off during the Steam Summer Sale!


Click the image above to head to our Steam Store Page!

That said, we would be remiss if we didn't share some of the things that we worked on this past month... so enjoy!


Some changes to the character creation screen shared on r/terraria a week or so ago - in case you missed it. We are already making a few tweaks to this coming out of feedback from that post, but hopefully this will be a nice change for everyone that will allow you to make your character even more your own!


Everyone loves World Seeds right? Well, it is our guess that everyone does - except that a ton of folks who are not immersed in our news posts or the wiki might have no idea they even exist. So, we gave them their own menu to up the accessibility.

Know what else would be cool? If you could combine special World Seeds. What if some of those combinations might also have special hidden effects?

Oh, and the sun effects are a work in progress. Just saying.



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

We are creeping ever-closer to 100,000 packs/worlds in the Terraria Steam Workshop! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out these amazing creations from the community.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Mostly focusing on getting 1.4.5 done. The final push, so to speak. Also working on what we hope will be a few more fun surprises.



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

1.4.4 Preview continues to be live on Steam for modders to port with. We strongly encourage all modders to update their mods and post the updates to Steam in a timely fashion. For more information on accessing the Preview build, please check out tModLoader guide for players[github.com]

We are excited to see our modding community is already more than half way to our 60% porting effort target! As a reminder, we are waiting to changeover tModLoader to 1.4.4 as the default option until the majority of mods have posted a 1.4.4 version.

Please note that 1.4.4 will NOT replace 1.4.3. 1.4.3 will continue to be available in full through Steam Beta options, just as 1.3 is today.​

As always, we kindly request that we all respect modders' time and not hassle them about porting to 1.4.4. Please be respectful as we all wrap up this big jump forward Please stay tuned, and thank you for your patience.



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 5000 mods already! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

Finally, we are deep in groundwork conversations and changes to support offering 1.4.4 broadly. We will announce some of these details in the coming weeks in our Discord and on Steam. You will want to stay tuned for that!

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS
Over on the Console/Mobile front, we remain hard at work keeping pace with the PC side while doing the best we can to track down any remaining bugs/fixes from the last update. We hope that the patches we sent out already have helped out - but we are still taking and reading reports, so keep the information coming. As a reminder, this is our current focus list for any additional fixes:

KNOWN ISSUES WITH FIXES UNDERWAY
  • Multiplayer not working for some users on Xbox - the latest backend updates seem to have cleared this up for almost everyone. The only exception seems to be players with bad connections with each other. We are seeing if we can force the system to allow connection anyway, but not sure if this is possible.
  • Issue where the game freezes suddenly for PS4 users - We are working on a hotfix for PS4 with a couple of reported crashes being fixed. This should be available shortly. We're still looking at the PS4 Freezes people are experiencing although we haven't pinned it down, we're looking at the water quality as a possible culprit, if you're having trouble with freezing, try turning down the water quality setting while we continue to investigate as a few players have mentioned this has helped.
  • Old save data not showing anymore for some Xbox users - we are still exploring this. We are almost certain that the data is not lost, just not accessible for some reason. We are still working to replicate this internally, so hang in there!


Now, we haven't had a Mobile spoiler in a while - so let's rectify that now! First of all, the changes to Character Creation have made their way to Console and Mobile...


But wait, there's more! Last month, the PC side showed off the icon images of a few whips. Well, why don't we look at a couple of those in action? Introducing the Soulscourge and Vasculash!






Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE STORE HUB ​

The merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]

Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME UPDATES

In case you missed it, several Terrarians got a unique opportunity to stop by the UK Games Expo to check out the very early in-development version of Terraria: The Board Game last month! The lead designer from our friends at Paper Fort Games had a great time interacting with everyone and listening to your valuable feedback! All of that will be taken back and considered as we continue to evolve and polish what this board game can become.

We’ll be sharing more about Terraria: The Board Game with you via designer diaries in future State of the Game updates, but in the meantime, we have something quite terrifying to reveal…



The image above is an early 3D render of the Wall of Flesh miniature. We want Boss battles in the board game to feel like an event - just like they do in the digital game - so Bosses will spawn when you fulfill the criteria shown on doors of an advent calendar. Once spawned, you’ll open the door to reveal the miniature, then add it to the board. As you can see, Bosses are modular, with pieces that can be removed or manipulated in other ways to allow Boss stat tracking. We’ll be revealing more models over the coming months, so keep your eyes peeled!

If you haven't already, sign up here for the latest information!

TERRARIA: THE BOARD GAME NEWS SIGN-UP LINK[www.backerkit.com]


In case you missed the big reveal, be sure to take a minute to read our post about Terraria - The Board Game, which contains details about timing, how it will be sold, and more!
TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DETAILS



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES

We finally have some timing around Book One and the rollout of the issues that will make up Book Two. We expect that Book One will be available sometime in early 2024 (long story short, we need to line up with retailers' desired timelines), while we will see the story continue with the release of Issue 5 and more later this year. Of course, that is all subject to production lead times and whatnot - but we are confident in the changes that we have made from the lessons learned during the initial rollout. We expect a much smoother and more predictable release this time around!

Speaking of folks that encountered those issues, we have chased down every report that the team knows about as of this point. There are a handful in process, but everyone should be taken care of as of now (or very soon). However, if you have any outstanding issues with your order, we do not want to miss you - please reach out to [email protected] immediately so that we can take care of this ASAP. Feel free to let us at Re-Logic know via [email protected] (we have been able to help several folks) if you are having any issues as well, but the 50amp email above should be the best way to sort out any stragglers out there!

The art team remains hard at work on Issue 5, and we expect to have our first draft soon! We have one last member of the Goblin Army to show off this month... and maybe we will be able to give a sneak peek at a former member of the Goblin Army next time. I wonder who that could be?


Goblin Sorcerers!



OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS
TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse Terraria associated social pages and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention in June. Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator.

We are a bit light this month, as r/terraria has been set to read only in protest of the Reddit API changes.

(CLICK A GIVEN IMAGE TO HEAD OVER TO THE THREAD WHERE WE SAW IT


FAN ART & BUILDS


by Orange80282304


Vortex Armor by drawnbykrishna

Zoologist by Suinumi


Dryad's Shop by PeaLov3r

https://twitter.com/i/status/1662313309603766272

Dryad by RickwestSamp (Twitter videos don't embed well on Steam, but check this one out for sure!)





Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria State of the Game - May 2023 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/413/terraria-state-of-the-game-may-2023/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/413/terraria-state-of-the-game-may-2023/ Mon, 05 Jun 2023 22:06 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

Things are certainly heating up outside - but the team has been able to keep its cool by continuing to push ahead with Terraria 1.4.5! We have had some successful localization tests this month (more on that below), while our good friends at DR Studios released 1.4.4.9.2 and have been hard at work fixing a handful of bugs that have cropped up on Console. We have enjoyed watching your reactions to our two big reveals over the last two weeks - hopefully we will have more to come as the years moves on. For now, let's settle in, grab a cold drink, and catch up on the latest and greatest happenings in the world of Terraria!



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA - 1.4.5 PROGRESSING NICELY

Localization has been the name of the game in May. Bringing three new languages on board - alongside all-new character sets - always SOUNDS easy enough, but it is a pretty monumental task. Lots of checking within the UI for text overruns (which given how huge our game is, that's a tall order!) and so on. That said, we are in a pretty good place at least with the older text (still need to do all of 1.4.5, but that will come when we are done adding content to said update haha). As a matter of fact, let's check out a screen from the Korean localization now!



Getting this step done was always going to take a good amount of time, but with it behind us, the team is really looking into the finishing touches, being sure that we don't want to add anything else, bug fixing, and so on. Hoping to have a release window for you soon!



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

Over 85,000 packs and worlds so far?! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out the Terraria Steam Workshop.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Helping out on the board game as time allows, banging away at the remaining to-do list on the update, dreaming and brainstorming.



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

Another month of hard work on tModLoader 1.4.4 has brought us ever-closer to being able to move this latest version over to the Live Branch. Of course, TML 1.4.4 Preview continues to be live on Steam for modders to port with. We strongly encourage all modders to update their mods and post the updates to Steam in a timely fashion. For more information on accessing the Preview build, please check out https://github.com/tModLoader/tModLoader/wiki/tModLoader-guide-for-players#beta-branches


Looking forward, we are waiting to changeover tModLoader to 1.4.4 as the default option until the majority of mods have posted a 1.4.4 set of files to steam workshop. For effectiveness, we are considering that as when 'the total subscriber count of mods tagged 1.4.4 / total subscriber count of all mods' surpasses 60%. Please stay tuned to our Discord[discord.com] for full visibility.


As always, we kindly request that we all respect modders' time and not hassle them about porting to 1.4.4. Please be respectful as we all wrap up this big jump forward! More information will be made available on the transition to a default 1.4.4 tmodloader as we approach the target. Please stay tuned, and thank you for your patience.



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 4500 mods already! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More of the same - getting TML 1.4.4 ready for prime time and then waiting to see what Terraria 1.4.5 will have in store and how we will need to adjust/account for any changes to bring TML up-to-date.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS
The team at DR Studios is aware of a handful of bugs that players have encountered on Console since the release of Terraria 1.4.4.9.2. We are actively working to resolve these issues, and we wanted to give you an update on our progress. First off, we have a few things fixed already - and we are working to add in at least a few others before submission to first parties. Second, we wanted to share our full list of known issues so that everyone can know that their reports have been heard. Of course, we welcome any and all additional information that anyone can supply regarding these bugs - you never know what might be the key piece of evidence to break open the investigation!

TERRARIA 1.4.4.9.3 Fixes Done
  • Fixed an issue where players couldn't use Multiplayer on Xbox when setting the "You can communicate with voice, text or invites" permission to "Block"
  • Fixed a Xbox issue where controller inputs would have a delayed reaction in the game
  • Fixed an issue where certain mouse inputs would prevent keyboard from working on Xbox
  • Xbox issue where the keyboard disconnects after an undetermined amount of game play
  • Fixed an issue where the game would stop responding to keyboard input after prolonged play
  • Fixed an issue where the game would crash when loading into Multiplayer


KNOWN ISSUES WITH FIXES UNDERWAY
  • Multiplayer not working for some users on Xbox
  • Issue where the game freezes suddenly for PS4 users
  • Old save data not showing anymore for some Xbox users

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE STORE HUB ​

The merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]

Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

TERRARIA CHIBICHAN MINIFIGURES - PREORDERS UNDERWAY!
[terraria.shop]

Last month, we revealed that our friends over at Terraria.Shop would be bringing the first lineup of Terraria minifigures to everyone very soon. Well, that time is now! To be clear, we expect these figures will be produced and ready to be in folks' hands sometime in Q3 of this year. At that time, we plan to have these as a readily-available product (with future series adding more enemies, NPCs, characters, etc to the lineup). However, we wanted to give everyone a chance to preorder now so that they could be sure to get theirs when the time comes!



For full details on how this will all work - including an exclusive free bonus figure for anyone that preorders - check out our post linked below!

TERRARIA CHIBICHANS PREORDERS OPEN NOW

We have even more fun things in store for everyone, but these are honestly REALLY cool, so we hope that everyone will enjoy them!



TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME REVEALED!

Last week, we shared the amazing news that Terraria will be coming to the world of board games in the near future. The great folks over at Paper Fort Games are hard at work already, with early prototypes already coming into focus. This board game implementation will expand the universe of Terraria by faithfully adapting and combining the digital game’s biome exploration, character progression, base building and epic combat with tabletop mechanisms - alongside a fresh new art style - to create a co-operative adventure that will resonate with both long-time fans and novice Terrarians.

To check out all of the details, be sure to take a minute to read our post about Terraria - The Board Game, which contains details about timing, how it will be sold, and more!

TERRARIA - THE BOARD GAME DETAILS



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES

The Book One collection, which we are preparing for shipment to retailers, is still in the works. One thing that we were asked for was a suitably-epic cover to encompass the story thus far. We rather like it.



Emails have been proactively sent out to folks that 50amp is aware of that have had issues with the receipt of anything from Issues 1-4. However, there may be some delivery situations where they are not aware that issues have occurred. If you have not received the earlier email and/or you are still having issues with your order, please reach out to [email protected] immediately so that we can take care of this ASAP. Feel free to let us at Re-Logic know via [email protected] (we have been able to help with a few orders over the last month!) if you are having any issues as well, but the 50amp email above should be the best way to sort out any stragglers out there!

We have completed the character sketch and script phase for Issue 5 - so now the hard work to pull all of that art together is underway. We are super excited to be able to share the next stage of Vale's Terraria journey with you all very soon. In the meantime, you can look forward to further spoilers along the way... like this one, the latest in our teasers for the Goblin Army!





OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS
TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse r/terraria and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention in the last month from the r/terraria subreddit. (Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator or if you are featured and want us to adjust your Cake Day). Say Happy Birthday to your fellow Terrarians!


BUILDS

THE GREATEST WALL - u/OrientalOrange


Oceanside House - u/notgreater

Just entered Hardmode. Do you guys like my base so far? - u/crushKrtPrml


World Start - u/recys_ice


Submarine - u/superkamiks


Terraria Terrarium (click image to see the video) - u/D41V4D

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FAN ART



Call Your Master - u/MihaDaCaterKiller


Terrarian in 1969 - u/FramaSefor


New Achievement Ideas - u/Russ_Guss_Doodles


King Slime x Queen Slime - u/InKay47

Wooden Armor Variants Reimagined - u/Real_Oven_2673


Terra Blade Tattoo - u/Chelstopes

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HUMOR

I found this weird illusion - u/moosmostert


Domino Effect of Terraria Progression - u/firebunny26


It's a struggle... - u/RazzoKat


The urge to check out his stock is too much - u/OverTea5


Because many have asked, the way to respond to "The wall of flesh" opening - u/EmPeror_ReFaaT


Antlion Swarmer - u/BionicBandit_



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria: The Board Game - Coming Soon! https://terraria-servers.com/blog/412/terraria-the-board-game-coming-soon/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/412/terraria-the-board-game-coming-soon/ Thu, 01 Jun 2023 19:03 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

We are very excited to at long last be able to reveal that we are working with our good friends at Paper Fort Games on the official Terraria Board Game! As you can imagine, this is a huge project - and not one that we take lightly. This board game adaptation will expand the universe of Terraria by faithfully combining the digital game’s biome exploration, character progression, base building and epic combat with tabletop mechanisms - alongside a fresh new art style - to create a co-operative adventure that will resonate with both long-time fans and novice Terrarians!

"We are very excited to work with Re-Logic; as an indie design studio ourselves, we have deep respect for what such a small team have achieved, their commitment to making the best game possible and their dedication to the Terraria community. We can’t wait to bring the world of Terraria to the tabletop!" - Paper Fort Games​


Terraria: The board Game box art.
Dig, fight, explore and build in this co-operative tabletop adventure for 1-4 intrepid Terrarians!


What fun details can YOU find in the new cover art?



So, now that we have your attention, what's the timeline and the plan for Terraria: the Board Game?

TIMELINE
We expect that Terraria: the Board Game will take a good amount of time to develop and polish in order to land on a fantastic final version. As such, we do not expect it to be available this year (for example). We will narrow down the window more once we get to the crowdfunding stage and we have a better sense for progress and scope to-date.

Also, you can expect to see spoilers from time to time, as is tradition with Terraria!



PURCHASE & CROWDFUNDING
As is common in the Board Game space, this project will utilize crowdfunding to help ensure that the project can hit the scope and quality level that Terraria deserves. Paper Fort Games (and its sister company Stone Sword Games) have a great track record in this space with funding and bringing great games to the market. All of the details around this - timing, amounts, reward levels, etc. will be revealed in the months ahead.


WHAT'S NEXT AND HOW DO YOU KEEP INFORMED
Early alpha prototype: Will be on show at UK Games Expo (UK Games Expo[www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk]), held at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, UK from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th June 2023. You’ll find Paper Fort Games at stand 1-1025. We would love for any Terrarians in the area to stop by, check it out, and let us know what you think!

We have also created a link for interested Terrarians to sign up to be sure that they always get the latest news on Terraria: the Board Game. We have shared this link below - so feel free to go ahead and sign up to be sure that you are in the know!


Of course, you can always keep an eye on the Terraria socials for the latest Terraria news as well - including tidbits about Terraria: the Board Game!

Terraria Twitter
Terraria Facebook[www.facebook.com]
Terraria Instagram[www.instagram.com]
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Terraria Minifigure Preorders Now Open! https://terraria-servers.com/blog/411/terraria-minifigure-preorders-now-open/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/411/terraria-minifigure-preorders-now-open/ Fri, 26 May 2023 21:14 CEST [terraria.shop]

Greetings Terrarians!

As you may recall, we teased the Terraria Chibichan minifigures in last month's State of the Game... and we said at the time that more information would be coming up in May. Well, we are very pleased to announce that the awesome first series of these minifigures are now available for preorder over on https://terraria.shop/! We have all of the juicy details below, so read on to learn more!



TERRARIA CHIBICHAN MINIFIGURES

Terraria Chibichans will be released as series of 12 minifigures at a time, with one Rare figure (so, 13 total in each Series). ach figure is up to 3" tall and made of vinyl, with a unique and consistent art style that helps to look great together. You can head to the preorder page by clicking any image in this post or via the link below:

TERRARIA CHIBICANS WAVE ONE PREORDERS LINK
[terraria.shop]
[terraria.shop]

These will be sold in blind box format - online for now, and hopefully at retailers in the future. We are also offering the ability to purchase the entire set of 12 at once, to allow fans to ensure that they can get them all if they want to with no repeats. The only exception is the Rare Figure - for this set, that is the Gold Goldfish - though anyone purchasing the set of 12 does have a chance that their Goldfish will be Gold!

All that said, what's the lineup for the first wave of figures?

[terraria.shop]


PREORDERS & TIMELINES​
We expect that these will ship out to customers sometime in September 2023. After that point, they will remain available on https://terraria.shop/ moving forward.

All pre-orders will receive a free Gold Bunny minifigure (one per order) - these will be exclusive to the pre-order period as a thank you to the fans that pre-order any minifigures.

[terraria.shop]]]>
Terraria State of the Game - April 2023 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/410/terraria-state-of-the-game-april-2023/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/410/terraria-state-of-the-game-april-2023/ Thu, 27 Apr 2023 21:42 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

Can we just say that we are always so excited when Spring finally arrives? Everything turning green, the temperature outside finally making it pleasant to get outdoors - new life springing up everywhere. Sort of how it has felt on the Terraria teams as well, with everyone finding their stride again as we push towards the completion of the 1.4.5 update. Even so, it is hard not to look beyond that into the work in front of us to try and make crossplay a reality (no promises!) and whatever else lies ahead. This is a really exciting time for our team, and we hope that all of you are ready to embark on the journey ahead alongside us. However, that's a story for another State of the Game.

For now, let's get rolling on the latest and greatest Terraria news!



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA - 1.4.5 IS DRAWING EVER-CLOSER

The team has started to adjust to the new normal, and we have accomplished a lot over the past month towards getting Terraria 1.4.5 back on track. We are starting to get a more clear sense for what remains to finish and for when we might be able to get this out to everyone. No, that does not mean that we have a date to give you yet - unfortunately, QA and Balancing work is part of what remains to do... and that will be where we are most challenged in the new structure. Still, we hope that we can provide a time frame for 1.4.5 soon.

As for what the team has been working on, we have recently been laying the groundwork to add a few new languages to Terraria for PC - Japanese, Korean, and (potentially) Traditional Chinese. These are large playerbases that have had Terraria on other platforms, but have never had it localized to their native language. This will also be important for Crossplay (should we be successful in those efforts), we feel, to enable Terrarians in those countries to have a shared experience.

That said, is it spoiler time? Why, I believe it is!

A little while back, Redigit teased that a Shimmer Water Gun might be a thing...




Well, how about we show you this beauty in action for this month's spoiler? To be clear, the Shimmer Water Gun only transforms NPCs - for all other uses, you will have to seek out the Aether...



In case you missed it on Twitter a week or so ago, Crowno shared his revamps of Boss Trophies to go alongside the Banner revamps we showed last time!



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

Over 84,000 packs and worlds so far?! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out the Terraria Steam Workshop.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

Planning for what comes next, working with DR Studios on Crossplay stuff (cross your fingers!), and a ton of really cool goings-on in regards to merchandise and the Graphic Novel.



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

It has been a month since we released/announced the 1.4.4 tModLoader preview was ready for modders to start porting their mods - and what a month it has been! We are so pleased to report that the port to 1.4.4 is well underway for several major mods, and the feedback that modders and other early users have shared with us thus far has been invaluable towards fixing bugs and improving the features of TML 1.4.4. Once again, we encourage all modders to get their mods up to date so we can release tML 1.4.4 to players in a timely fashion, allowing players to dive right back into their favorite mods on day one.



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 4500 mods already! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

More of the same - getting TML 1.4.4 ready for prime time and then waiting to see what Terraria 1.4.5 will have in store and how we will need to adjust/account for any changes to bring TML up-to-date.

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS
Now that the development work on the technical updates is complete, the team at DR has shifted gears towards bringing 1.4.5 over to Console and Mobile platforms! The technical update (1.4.4.9.2) should be rolling out to everyone soon, so keep an eye out for that and let us know if you encounter any issues whatsoever.

With that said, wish us luck on the Terraria 1.4.5 path... as with Labor of Love, our goal is to launch simultaneously alongside PC - hopefully with a GLOBAL simultaneous launch this time around. We may have some other surprises in store, but it is much too soon to know if those will work out so we will just leave you wondering for now.

So, keep an eye out for 1.4.4.9.2 and look forward to us sharing our progress as we catch up to what the Re-Logic team has already done for 1.4.5!

Oh yeah, and wish us luck as we get prepared to enter the wild world of Crossplay development soon.

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE STORE HUB ​

The merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]

Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

COMING SOON: TERRARIA CHIBICHAN MINIFIGURES!
[terraria.shop]

Our fantastic partners over at https://terraria.shop/ are at long last ready to announce that the first lineup of Terraria minifigures will be soon be available! This is a product line that the Re-Logic team has been looking forward to for some time. The old Terraria figures from back in the day were good in their way, but we are very excited about the look and style of these! We really feel that they capture the style of Terraria in a way that feels unique and authentic. We hope you agree!

Expect more details about the rollout of the first wave of Terraria Chibichans sometime next month! If you want to be sure not to miss the announcement, you can sign up for the mailing list at https://terraria.shop/as well.

This is the first of a lot of cool Terraria merch offerings that we have been teasing over the past few months. We are looking forward to sharing even more in the months ahead!



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES

The Book One collection, which will be available later this year via book retailers is drawing ever-closer. More on this when we have details (working on a new cover for this as well!).

We are aware that some folks out there are still having issues with receipt of their Issues 1-4 orders. For everyone that has not yet received your shipment for Issues 1-4, you should be receiving an email from 50 Amp Productions soon. If you do not receive this email and you still have not received your package, please reach out to [email protected] immediately so that we can take care of this ASAP. Feel free to let us at Re-Logic know ([email protected] is the best way to be sure it is seen) if you are having any issues as well, but the 50amp email above should be the best way to sort out any stragglers out there!

In addition, the 50amp team is doing a full review of fulfillment processes to ensure that a repeat of this does not occur with any future issues.

We have a final script for Issue 5, so work on translating that over into art can begin in earnest. Continuing in our line of teaser images... here is a peek at another member of the fearsome Goblin Army, the Goblin Peon!




OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS
TERRARIA MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
The Terraria community is filled with incredible fan media. We love to browse r/terraria and check out the creative minds sharing wonderful creations. We wanted to spotlight some of the trending media that caught our attention in the last month from the r/terraria subreddit. (Please let us know if any of the shared media has a different original creator or if you are featured and want us to adjust your Cake Day). Say Happy Birthday to your fellow Terrarians!


BUILDS

TREE - u/OrientalOrange | Cake Day - May 4


my friend is playing terraria for the first time.... this is how he mines.... - u/wetnamE | Cake Day - January 9


Create the World - u/OrientalOrange | Cake Day - May 4


My response to the non-box builds in this subreddit - u/VictorGD467 | Cake Day – May 30


basic desert tower (no mods) - u/Wardo-Youtube | Cake Day – March 20


Arctic research base build - u/Kyzen7 | Cake Day – November 28

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FAN ART



[COMIC] Pockets Full of Eyes - u/hraugur | Cake Day – March 5


making terraria bosses but a little fat, #1 moon lord - u/RaYsNotLoud | Cake Day – July 6


End game armors reworked - u/iHazarD | Cake Day – September 30

"Grow, and be strong... little Terrarians" - u/YeetingPastMidnight | Cake Day – June 14


Mechanic - u/DR3ADM4N | Cake Day – November 29


Food Logic in Terraria. - u/HideBoar | Cake Day – May 9

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HUMOR


Vampire Knives - u/Embarrassed_Sand7113 | Cake Day – April 2


This is BEFORE expert mode hardmode 💀 - u/moonlord2193 | Cake Day – July 9


it will steal ur heart away and it is inevitable - u/Notafuqin_Carrot211 | Cake Day – October 8


The only real way to dash - u/OverTea5 | Cake Day – January 30



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>
Terraria State of the Game - March 2023 https://terraria-servers.com/blog/409/terraria-state-of-the-game-march-2023/ https://terraria-servers.com/blog/409/terraria-state-of-the-game-march-2023/ Thu, 30 Mar 2023 23:07 CEST

Greetings Terrarians!

March already - Spring is nearly here! We will be glad for it and the chance to enjoy some warmer weather and the "greening up" of the outdoors. Fresh air is never a bad thing! It has been quite a challenging month for our entire team since the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Jason "Leinfors" Parker, at the end of February. The team has had a lot to sort through on this - but we are back up and running. It may still take some time to fully figure out the best ways of working moving forward, but we feel like we at least have a handle on things well enough to get 1.4.5 back on the road to completion. Thank you all again for your love and support, it means more than we can say.

Let's get into the latest then, shall we?



PC - RE-LOGIC


TERRARIA - 1.4.5 SEEING PROGRESS AGAIN

It has been quite a challenging month for our entire team since the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Jason "Leinfors" Parker, at the end of February. Beyond the emotional side of things, we have had quite a bit to unravel in terms of ways of working, figuring out how to best carry on what he was working on, etc. We are still in the midst of that process, but the team is up and running again - and we cannot thank you all enough for your outpouring of love and support during this extremely difficult time.

We feel like we have a decent handle on how best to proceed at this point - definitely enough so that we can progress towards the completion of 1.4.5. After a couple of weeks off to mourn and gather ourselves, the team has been hard at work pulling together an update that we hope will make everyone happy. Thus far, we haven't had a chance to show anything off, but let's end that streak with this month's SOTG!


​Just a little taste for now - revamped banners from the amazingly-talented Crowno!



STEAM WORKSHOP NEWS



Click the banner above to check out the Terraria Workshop!

Over 81,000 packs and worlds so far?! You are missing out if you haven't taken the time to check out the Terraria Steam Workshop.

Obviously, the events of the past month have not allowed for much in terms of moderation here - our apologies, sincerely. We will try to get back to this as soon as we can.



WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON?

One eye on crossplay
Another on what is next
A big year ahead



TMODLOADER NEWS - TML TEAM



Hello everyone!

We are very happy to share that 1.4.4 is ready for modders to start porting mods! To set expectations, the preview is in an early access state, there are still several bugs to fix, and mods may break periodically as we make necessary changes in response to modder feedback, but we encourage everyone out there to start the process of porting your mods over to 1.4.4 if you have not already.

tML 1.4.4 is not yet what we would consider player-ready, to be clear, but it is very ready for modders to begin their work!

In addition, there have been multiple major changes in the tML engine, to support better localization, performance and cross-mod compatibility. These improvements will make for a much better tML experience both now and in the future. We know that everyone is excited to see their favorite mods make it over to 1.4.4, but remember to please be patient with modders as they port, adapting to the new systems will take time and many modders may be busy with school/work/family!



TMODLOADER STEAM WORKSHOP

The TML Steam Workshop has over 4200 mods already! Coupled with the in-game mod browser, the TML Steam Workshop is a great way to explore what modded Terraria has to offer - check it out today by clicking the banner above!



WHAT'S NEXT FOR TML?

Pushing closer and closer to a player-ready 1.4.4 version of tML... and then getting ready for whatever 1.4.5 has in store!

As always, you can keep track the current progress and much more in real time at tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] (But note that the completion percentage doesn't mean anything, because issues and PRs don't have weights.)

Developers who are willing to contribute may do so by doing PRs to the tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com] branch. (See tModLoader/tModLoader[github.com])



PlayStation, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, Mobile - DR STUDIOS
The team at DR is also beyond saddened by the passing of Leinfors. He has been an integral part in the testing and improvements on Console and Mobile for years - since our taking over the project and long before that. His impact is greatly appreciated and will be sorely missed.

While the Re-Logic folks remain hard at work with getting 1.4.5 up to the point where we can begin our porting work in earnest (don't worry, we will catch up quickly!), we have taken the opportunity to conduct some backend technical work in order to prepare for the future (and crossplay). Of course, this is not always the most exciting kind of stuff to talk about - but it is necessary to keep the game's foundations strong, and the timing was perfect given that we needed to wait a bit for 1.4.5 to progress before we could get fully involved.

What is in this technical update?
1.4.4.9.2 Change Log
Changes and additions
  • Improved the way backgrounds zoom in and out
  • Massive internal systems upgrade in preparation for crossplay, bringing the latest APIs and a huge rework of the Xbox backend... Hold on to your butts!

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue where the game would crash after creating two small worlds consecutively
  • Fixed an issue where the Aether Monolith was not giving off light
  • Fixed an issue where the seaweed in ocean caverns would not be visible
  • Fixed an issue where some iOS users were unable to host Multiplayer sessions
  • Fixed an issue where vanity accessories would disappear from the player selection screen when exiting a world immediately after death

Our Console & Mobile friends will be seeing this update soon, as it is almost ready for submission to first parties. We are at work now on a similar technical-side update for Mobile, which we expect to wrap up in the next few weeks. At that point, we will turn our full attention towards getting 1.4.5 on to Console and Mobile with our goal as before being a simultaneous launch with PC.

...and then, we prepare to work on entering the crossplay dimension. We are so excited to see what this work will hold!

Until next time, Console & Mobile friends - thanks for all of your love and support!



COMMUNITY

Greetings Terrarians!

Here's the latest and greatest happenings on the Community side of things. Thanks as always for being the most engaged and awesome gaming Community ever!



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE STORE HUB ​

The merchandise hub is where you can find all of the latest and greatest Terraria merchandise - with new stuff arriving all of the time! Check out the latest merch drops as well as some classics and pick up that epic Terraria gift for a friend (or yourself!).

[terraria.org]

Click the banner above to head to http://terraria.org/store now!​



TERRARIA MERCHANDISE UPDATES​

LOTS OF COOL NEW STUFF COMING YOUR WAY IN 2023!

We came so close to having some pretty cool things to show off... but we feel it is best to wait one more month. So, we should have some new stuff to showcase to everyone next month, if all goes to plan. We think you are going to be really excited about some of what is in store.



TERRARIA GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES

The team is hard at work on putting together the full Book One package for retailers (Issues 1-4 in one book plus some bonus goodies). We expect that to be available in the second half of 2023.

If you have not yet received your shipment for Issues 1-4, please reach out to help@50ampproductions immediately so that we can take care of this ASAP. Feel free to let us know if you are having any issues as well, but the email above should be the best way to sort out any stragglers out there!

Work continues on Book Two's script and character development. Here's a quick sneak peek into that process - the concept/character sketch for a couple of Goblin Thieves. We will leave you to speculate about what that may mean for at least part of what is to come in Book Two.





OTHER COMMUNITY NEWS
THE TERRARIA COMMUNITY REMEMBERS LEINFORS

We saw so many amazing tributes to Jason over the past month, we felt like we would be remiss if we did not share a few of them with everyone. Know that we appreciated EVERY single tribute and kind message that anyone sent along. Truly, we have the best community of fans - your love picked us up when we were at our lowest point.


by GreyL1me


by Khaios


by Luna's Runic Pixels


by Lady Forestia


by NetBa


by ppowersteef


by Orange Dude


by Shadouette



LEINFORS MEMORIAL SERVER

The Leinfors memorial server was a community initiative hosted by Nescre, from DR Studios, from February 23 until March 26. The primary goal of the server was to provide users an opportunity to commemorate Leinfors, whose tireless commitment to this game and love for its community touched the lives of millions. On the server there were well over 40 builds made, each honoring Leinfors in their own unique way. In addition to this, many heartfelt messages were left by players, paying respects to or sharing memories of their interactions with Leinfors. The final product of this world serves as a celebration of the irreplaceable player-developer rapport Leinfors formed with our community, both through his friendliness and tireless dedication to his craft.

Leinfors family played an active role in the memorial server and all Terraria staff can’t express enough how appreciative we are of everyone that contributed. Whether you built something, or simply left a message, your willingness to help commemorate him has meant a lot.

If you'd like to download a copy of the world, you can find it on Steam Workshop here: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2953301895

Below are screenshots of a few builds people made on the server.


This is the snow pylon cabin, built by Stardust#8145. It was created after finding out that Leinfors really liked the snowstorm aesthetic of the snow biome.


This is the cavern pylon, built by Chronostasis#9117. Featuring a purple crystalline aesthetic, and including references to the Empress of Light and Leinfors’ shampoo, this build serves as an expansive and touching tribute.


This is the message board. The cloud and pillars were made by Nescre#0001, while the beautiful pixel art above it was made by Hallow Ice#2713. It served as the primary space for players to leave messages for Leinfors.


This is the Shimmer Sky Lake, built by Leinfors’ brother Aurailen#3333. Featuring shimmer instead of water, a crystalline aesthetic, and a heartfelt message at its center, it is a memorial which effectively encapsulates & celebrates his legacy.


This is the Temple of Leinfors, made by Lunautical#8819. A very clever combination of blocks, actuators, and walls were used to achieve the 3D effect in this build!


This is the “Palm of Lein’s Hand”, made by Hallow Ice#2713. A great deal of consideration was put into the specific blocks chosen, leading to an incredibly detailed shading job!


This is the heaven monument. It was contributed to by a variety of builders, including Nescre#0001, “Moon Lord”, and DuneX22#5256. It takes a regular sky island and completely repurposes it, containing mannequins of Leinfors’ coworkers as well as a cloud where he resides.


This is LeinTower, built by Adrian Delta Supdog#4063. Included within this massive build is a vault, a hot springs pool, as well as a room containing Leinfors’ favorite foods.



Until next time, Terrarians - we hope you have an amazing month, and we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest next time!]]>