Before diving in, here are a few notes. Terraria has a server setup wizard, which makes the process dead simple. This varies wildly from router to router, but we have a few helpful resources at the end of this section. Once there , open TerrariaServer. To select a world for the server, type in the corresponding number in the Chosen World field. Afterward, you can make the following configurations:. After this, the world will be set and playable for all those who connect to the server. If you wish to change the settings for the world, you can do so from within the server console window. This allows you to implement changes in your Terraria world in real time. You can make the following configurations to your server:.
Connecting to the server
This page is intended to guide you through configuring and running your own Terraria multiplayer Server for LAN or Internet play. From 1. For more info, see the Guide:Setting up Steam Multiplayer. Before you begin setting up the server, consider these network changes that may be necessary if your server is in your home network. See multiplayer for an explanation of the differences. This is the simplest way of playing multiplayer, and works well for in-home LAN or short online co-op games. Select a world to play in or create a new one then enter a password or leave blank if you would prefer no password. To launch your server for the first time, we won't worry about a configuration file, as the Terraria server file has a nice multiple-step wizard to get it running quickly. You can also download the dedicated server files directly from terraria. First, try setting up a server without a configuration file.
Setting up the server
A Terraria server provides a platform for players to connect over the internet or other network for multiplayer games. Windows installations of Terraria include its server software. For running on a Linux distribution, you must download the server files. See the Downloads section.
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