“Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game.” – Is the slogan for this lovely little indie game, a slogan which sums it up pretty nicely.
On the face of it, there is some resemblance to Minecraft (have you heard of that? Little game by some guy called ‘Notch’?), where you build a shelter and then dig down into the world for resources. But Terraria is a little more completed than Minecraft, with NPCs, more enemies, bosses, and a large assortment of armour, weapons, and magical items.
The world of Terraria is separated into biomes that are each host to their own variety of monsters and loot. The first you’ll find is the basic surface of Terraria where there is little loot, and the only monsters are slimes (unless it’s night time). When you dig far enough down, you will encounter skeletons that only appear deep underground. And when you reach the bottom, you find hell, where there is lava, big skeletal worms, and lava imps that don’t like you. There is also the jungle biome which can be harder to find, though on small worlds it is often near to or even on the surface of the world, here you can find great treasures, but there are some of the nastiest creatures on Terraria here. Continue Reading