Steam Review: Terraria


     Steam Review: Terraria

 Price: $10.86 w/ tax
 Worth the money? Yes, without a doubt.
 Stars: 5

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Terraria is a single or multi-player adventure game with the world at your fingertips, you can build, fight and do almost anything in this game. When you first start off you can customize your character, just the hair color, eye color, skin color, clothes color and outfit (you get more outfits in game). Then you build your world (I suggest large and easy if you are new) and then go about making your world!

You build your home the way you want it, simple or complex, and merchants move in to help you, you sometimes need to find these merchants but they usually come to you. Merchants are very helpful and some aren’t merchants some are healers, so be aware that you need these people. The bigger your house with more rooms (light, walls, chair, table) you have the more people that will move in.

Exploring is key. You need to explore to find loot, loot is key. You get weapons, seeds, potions, an endless number of items to help you through the game. Also, before you explore get gel and wood to make torches, just a friendly tip.  Actually, just stockpile wood and re-plant trees for your house too.

Another important tool you find exploring is Heart Crystals to gain Health Points (HP) because you start out at 100 HP, which means you’re a meek-ling and a slime can kill you if you don’t have good weapons. Some other monsters are zombies, bugs of all sorts (bee’s worms, etc.), there are underworld demons, and then the random ones that appear in the “deadlands” that are hard to defeat when you’re a new player so you tend to avoid that area just like the underworld. So you are a small, small little person (food) in a big world.

Like I said before the world is at your fingertips, you can explore to the stars above (if you can find a way, in the beginning, good luck to you), or to the underworld (be careful when you’re new), and to the ocean, also, there are different biomes in your world. For instance, jungle, snow, desert, and wasteland to name a few. These biomes house different monsters and different types of loot, so exploring, again, is key. I am very cautious when exploring because I am afraid I’m going to die. Also, if you explore have a way to teleport back to home, or a grappling hook or rope or some way to get out of the hole you dug.

What can also help you is other players or trading items. When you are a new player you may get help from senior players, or you may not. If you are on Steam, subscribe to a Terraria group, read the forum, make friends! Friends can sometimes be life or death, no joke!
I think I have rambled enough! Terraria is amazing and addicting!! I’ve never played it on the PC, I’ve always played mobile but trust me it’s worth the money.

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Side Note: I forgot to add this game is great for all ages. My brother who was about 11 started playing it on the iPad and is the one who got me hooked on the game. So kids will enjoy this game immensely, it also will teach them to be creative and to count because they need to count to craft things. It also teaches how to read because you sometimes have to read what to do about the guide and how to craft certain things!

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32 Responses to Steam Review: Terraria

  1. Amber Myers says:

    This sounds like something my kids would enjoy. In fact, I’m pretty sure they’ve played this before.

    • Jenna VanHoof says:

      Just posted an update saying my brother when he was about 11 on his iPad introduced me to this game 🙂 it’s on the ios and android app store as well, just not as big!

  2. Adriana Gil says:

    This looks very cool and it probably is great for kids. I guess my brother would love it! Great post and thank you for sharing 🙂 xoxo

  3. emma white says:

    oh now my little people would just love this for sure they seem to be stuck on Minecraft so they need something new to play

    • Jenna VanHoof says:

      My brother is stuck on Minecraft and a few other games but he’s older now so it’s more fighting games and stuff lol

  4. This looks like a game my daughter’s would like to play. I’m not much of a gamerbut they are so I am always on the lookout for games that will be age appropriate and appealing to them.

    • Jenna VanHoof says:

      I’m going to do more game reviews that are focused toward kids, I have one I’m planning now. I’m going to do both free and paid 🙂
      I’m glad your daughters would like this, its very fun!

  5. Shirley says:

    I think my kids will definitely like Terraria. Sounds interesting to me as well. Thank you for sharing 🙂

  6. Hra says:

    I haven’t heard about Terraria before, but its seems awesome for kids 🙂

  7. Elizabeth O. says:

    Looks like a pretty cool game, thanks for the review, I’d love to show this to my girls and see if they like it! Adventure games are always fun!

  8. Katja says:

    I’m not much of a gamer but this would not put a dent in my wallet so may try it anyway 🙂 Who knows, maybe I’ll be converted!

  9. Robin Rue says:

    This looks like a game that both my kids would love. I am going to have to look it up for them.

  10. stacey says:

    Sounds like you found a winner with a little adventure.

  11. As advanced the video games are now, I still enjoy me a good bit-style game! this one looks like a great game to play esp when you just want to unwind and not think about anything for a bit 🙂 Thanks for the review!

  12. Crystal Gard says:

    I don’t use my steam very much. This looks like it may be worth giving a try

  13. Elizabeth says:

    My kids absolutely LOVE Terraria. I don’t get the appeal, but hey ho, they like it and it’s safe so that’s all that matters! 🙂 You might want to check out my husband’s video game – Demented Pixie – on Steam. It’s a brand new indie game not many have played. 😉

  14. Ave says:

    My husband loves all kinds of video games and has hundreds of games on Steam. I wish I had more time to spend playing games!

  15. Asia says:

    I think my fiance would lovvve this game! Looks cool. Im going to tell him about it when he gets in from work, thanks so much for sharing!!

  16. This does look awesome. I’m a fan of sidescrolling games and rpgs so this looks perfect. I’m going to bookmark it so that I remember it next time I’m looking for a mobile game.

  17. I don’t really play games on my computer but this sounds like fun! It’s nice to build your own home and to be able to do quests as well. I think it’s a good game.

  18. maria han says:

    I haven’t heard about this and sounds like so much fun for my two boys, They love this for sure

  19. Anosa says:

    There are so many games out there that is now available. I think I will try this and share with my friends too. Kids will surely enjoy this game as well.

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