Re-Logic and Engine Software announce Terraria: Otherworld, a spin-off with RPG and strategy elements
Re-Logic and Engine Software, co-creators of sandbox build-em-up, have announced a new game set in the same universe, Terraria: Otherworld.
Might sound like a sequel, but apparently it's not. Instead it's a kind of spin-off, which mixes familiar sandbox gameplay with role-playing and strategy elements.
According to a Terraria will be coming to Mac and Linux systems.from developer Re-Logic, sandbox action adventure game
There's also a brief FAQ section regarding the new versions, which reveals that owners of a Windows copy can transfer their characters and worlds across to those platforms.
Andrew Spinks has announced his working on Terraria 2, a sequel to his side-scrolling craft-mad sandbox, and he's "super excited" about the prospect. While it'll have "a lot in common" it will still be quite distinct.
He really wants to push for "infinite worlds" to explore where you can "travel anywhere" you like. Another focus is "more biome diversity" in Terraria 2.
The 1.2 update for Terraria is now available, and it adds a tremendous volume of content. It adds 8 new friendly npcs, 4 new bosses and over 100 new enemies. If that weren't enough, there's also 10 new ores, 4 new wood types, and 31 new brick types. In total, there's over 1000 new items added to the game. The game also adds a bunch of fixes, including gold exploit removal.
The 1.2 update for the PC version of Terraria, which will be on the 1st October, has a new gameplay trailer showing off the features of the patch.