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Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« on: April 24, 2011, 10:44:28 am »
This game is currently in development. It appears to be a Minecraft-inspired RPG with a ton of monsters, crafting exploring and dynamic water. Check out the video:


http://www.terraria.org/
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGo7iMUcxLc" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGo7iMUcxLc</a>

Here is a several-part "Let's Play" by the developers. This game looks pretty awesome even in its alpha state. I'm eagerly looking forward to it. What do you all think?



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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2011, 10:46:45 am »
I think I'm hoping for a mac version.

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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2011, 10:49:59 am »
So totally getting this. Looks crazy fun.
Tons of items, gear, monsters, zones.. just lovely.
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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2011, 11:16:14 am »
I think I'm hoping for a mac version.

It's being made with XNA, so don't get your hopes up.

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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2011, 11:23:00 am »
Reminds me of a game I like called Miner Disturbance.
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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2011, 08:34:16 am »
I'm a bit obsessed with this thing. It's driving me nuts.
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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2011, 09:01:56 am »
you will never play this game gauph

EVER

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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2011, 11:14:49 am »
I'm a bit obsessed with this thing. It's driving me nuts.

I can't stop subconsciously thinking about this game. It's like a latent nagging in the back of my mind: "PLAY THIS GAME! MUST PLAY THIS GAME!"

...but I can't

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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2011, 11:23:34 am »
One of the few games I plan on actually getting and not compulsively buying because everybody else has it



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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2011, 05:17:51 pm »
This game looks very addicting. Nice find.

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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2011, 07:05:12 pm »
http://terrariaonline.com/
Fansite here. They've got all the current let's play vids on there and a discussion forum. Devs have been seen on there a bit.

http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/gw2rv/i_am_the_developer_of_terraria_ama/
Redigit, the developer, is open for questions on reddit.


Regarding the let's play series, they apparently recorded 24 videos in one go; they're gonna trickle them out, one each day, 'til there aren't any more.
He mentioned somewheres that he's considering doing a pre-release purchasing scheme like Minecraft, all future updates included.
But it's just for consideration at this point.
Hope he goes forward, but I only say that because I want to play this bitch.

In case you didn't notice, or if you were unsure as to how many waves this thing was making, that trailer video currently has 119000+ views.

EDIT:
http://twitter.com/Terraria_Blue
Production assistant dude's new twitter. He says they have a new graphics artist who is working to replace the placeholder sprites in the game.
Neato.

EDIT2:
Quote from: Terraria Blue
We've updated out release period from "this year" to "You can expect to get your hands on Terraria in less than a few months. "
« Last Edit: April 26, 2011, 12:25:12 pm by Gauphastus »
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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2011, 07:55:46 pm »
Doubouble posties.
Their trailer now has 182,000+ views by the way.

Thought I'd start posting the let's play vids in here. They're pretty cool.
Here's just the latest three. I figure most of us have seen the rest already. If not, check out their channel.
Part 12 was just released a short time ago.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dxu2qSWJiks" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dxu2qSWJiks</a>

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSfEDMYQ9YI" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSfEDMYQ9YI</a>

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJohzDRukak" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJohzDRukak</a>


I was saying to Celdur earlier that their play is fun but also kinda frustrating. Sort of a strong feeling of wanting to do things differently myself.
But whatever, it's just a bit of an itch I guess.
Pretty stoked to get a bunch of us in there. It's sure to be hilariously chaotic.
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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2011, 08:31:03 pm »
I've been watching the lets plays as they release them.  What I find cool, is that they're having fun while dying and that they're having fun in their own game, and are excited when certain things happen.  

Seeing all the gear and equipment, and knowing that they've only been working on it since January, it makes me want to give Notch a kick in the behind to get him to make more stuff to find and craft.  Though I know he's doing his best.
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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #13 on: April 27, 2011, 10:42:50 pm »
This game.... Makes me SOOOO Want to get it

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Re: Terraria, a 2-d Minecraft-inspired RPG
« Reply #14 on: April 28, 2011, 07:21:00 am »
I don't see how this could be better than Minecraft. From what I've seen it is basically the same thing just in 2D.
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