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Posted by , 12 February 2013 at 6:13 pm UTC / 27151 views
Terraria a once widely popular 2D game can be played on Linux natively using a couple neat tricks, sad the developers don't do this for us themselves.


Thanks to a forum user called "jesyspa" and his friend they worked on a Mono version which can be found here, someone else now though has updated it here to use MonoGame 3 which apparently makes it work a lot better too!

This is all unofficial and you need the "content" folder from an official purchased install, shame the actual developers won't release a Linux version but the community can.

Couldn't get into Terraria myself, seems very much like Minecraft in 2D (from my very limited experience with it anyway).
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excaliber27 commented on 12 February 2013 at 9:55 pm UTC

Just curious, have you contact the Terraria developers to see about a possible port to Mono?
Not a full port, but it's better than no Linux support.

xeranas commented on 13 February 2013 at 7:57 am UTC

Unless official native port for Linux come I do not buy Terraria. But this is good new for those who already brought this game.

Orkultus commented on 13 February 2013 at 1:58 pm UTC

Game loads, followed install directions, but still no sound. Cant figure it out.

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