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author: Goral

Terraria – New Update Improves Graphics and Adds a Host of New Items

The PC version of the popular game Terraria went through a major update number 1.3, which has improved some graphis elements, introduced hundreds of items, made changes in the Expert Mode, and much more.

Terraria is one of the biggest indie hits, which has sold over 12 million copies to date – this information was revealed at the beginning of the latest trailer (you can see it below). The creators are not taking this success for granted, however, and are further developing the popular title. Yesterday we received a new update marked 1.3. It is available for PC and introduces a number of new elements, which you can read about here. Among the most important new features we can find new sprites and backgrounds. In the Expert Mode bosses and some enemies have better AI, in the case of death we lose 75% of our gold, and we wait longer for respawn during boss fights. These are just a few examples, as the complete list of implemented changes is a really long read. Below you can find our selection.

Terraria 1.3 update in a nutshell:

General:

  • Changed behavior of town NPCs. They now sit, avoid monsters, etc.;
  • You can now join multiplayer games through Steam;
  • Steam Cloud saving is now available;
  • Character Select Menu now shows additional character information;
  • The game informs about the amount of gold lost.

Crafting and items:

  • You can now craft items from a chest while it is open without having to place its contents in the player inventory beforehand;
  • There is a new Alchemy Table that has a chance to reduce potion crafting cost;
  • You can now craft Bone Platforms;
  • You can now craft various walls and bricks, including Honeyfall, Chlorophyte, Crimtane, Sunplate, and Meteor;
  • There are over 800 new items to discover.

Miscellaneous:

  • Several now tracks were added;
  • Changes in graphics were implemented;
  • Various bugs were fixed.
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In Terraria we have to face a variety of obstacles.
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Terraria is an action adventure game that is best described as a two-dimensional Minecraft. Players are introduced to a randomly generated world where they can do all kinds of things. First of all, we have to make sure that we have all the raw materials needed to build sophisticated constructions and craft equipment that is useful during exploration and combat with opponents who cross our path.

The title launched in 2011 on personal computers, but since then received many other editions. Now, owners of the majority of current hardware platforms – from home consoles to mobile devices – can enjoy the game as well.

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