PC Dedicated Servers Incoming!

Discussion in 'News & Features' started by Kane, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Kane

    Kane Administrator Staff Member

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    Dedicated Servers are a thing of the very near future for Terraria! Sometime within the next week or so Terraria 1.0.3 will be releasing. With Terraria 1.0.3 comes the new Dedicated Server executable that has DX stripped out so you can run it on your dedicated Windows box without having to have a special dedicated video card.

    So many settings and features will also be included like admin commands, configuration settings to toggle features such as Blood Moons, Goblin Attacks, and much much more. You can even make dedicated PVP servers where everyone is force-flagged.

    The biggest feature is that play cap is being removed for multiplayer and if your machine can handle it you can have up to 255 players online at once.

    Just remember this post covers only the new dedicated server features; there is even more new content coming in 1.0.3 so stay tuned!
     
  2. Newkirk

    Newkirk Green Slime

    Awesome news! Finally dedicated servers, we really needed those. :D
     
  3. Dizy

    Dizy Green Slime

    Woo! Sounds great!
     
  4. Jimothy

    Jimothy Green Slime

    YESSSSSSSS!!!!
     
  5. 88BiGGiN

    88BiGGiN Green Slime

    YAY!!!
     
  6. Fear

    Fear Green Slime

    Can't wait, awesome news!
     
  7. koisoi

    koisoi Green Slime

    Hurray!
     
  8. SynthAura

    SynthAura Corruptor

    YES! This will help soooo much!
     
  9. oldnesjunkie

    oldnesjunkie Cursed Man

    SWEET !!!!:eek:

    Quick question, how much will this lower system requirements for hosting ??
     
  10. Wyrmi

    Wyrmi Green Slime

  11. primo

    primo Green Slime

    wewt =D
     
  12. Mom

    Mom Green Slime

    I couldn't help to think that Jimothy upload that pic as his avatar just to post this message. lmao

    But this is great news indeed! Dedicated servers from a dedicated staff.
     
  13. TheWolfie

    TheWolfie Green Slime

    YAH YAH YAAAAAAH

    this is going to be soooo fun =3
     
  14. SynthAura

    SynthAura Corruptor

     
  15. TheWolfie

    TheWolfie Green Slime

    FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUuuu
    I WAS GONNA DO THAT

    IM GONNA KELL U DX
     
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  16. BlankVerse

    BlankVerse Green Slime

    Nice, can't wait!!!
     
  17. deviantdigi

    deviantdigi Green Slime

    What are the system requirements for this Dedicated server client? Or system resources usage?

    Also will we, as hosts, need to run two instances and this client? (Makes sense, just to be clear)

    Overall the dedicated server sounds really nice and the admin controls are welcomed. Also the new modes this will offer, like strictly PVP, should be fun.

    255 players on a single map is a bit overkill. I think the cap should be restricted to 24. even at that imagine 24 players within a small area.

    -deviantdigi
     
  18. Junn

    Junn Green Slime

    o_o awestruck.....this is going to be awesome!

    EDIT:the 255 player will end up becoming a double edged sword...that...is a little too much.
     
  19. Varkarrus

    Varkarrus Wraith

  20. Direcious

    Direcious Green Slime

    Already 1.0.3! =D

    Also I Cant wait until the secret content. :3
     

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