New 'Hardcore' Mode for Terraria Detailed, Stats
Two big announcements from the folks over at Terraria today. First, some numbers. As of today–the 16th of June:
And that’s not all. In an effort to give the game some staying power and replayability, a new mode will be implemented: hardcore mode. Included in the 1.0.5 update, the mode is somewhat of a mystery. Not wanting to go without throwing us some sort of a bone, though, what was revealed about the mode is the following:
It’s a character-based option, picked at character creation and cannot be turned off once picked.
It will implement a permadeath playthrough ala Witcher 2: meaning, once you die, that’s it. You have to start a new character. You can, however, revisit the world left behind by an older character–doing so might mean finding your old character’s gravestone, too!
Blue talks about other upcoming changes in the dev log, which you can find here.