Guide: How to make/setup a Terraria server to play multiplayer *5 ways* on PC 1.3+, for Windows Mac & Linux! Full tutorial covering the easy way right up to the advanced TShock server! No need for Hamachi or anything like that!
I start with the basic Host and Play, then the easiest Steam integrated dedicated server, regular included version, official downloadable server package and finally TShock!
This also includes how to run a server on Mac and Linux, plus a very basic introduction to TShock setup, commands & permissions!
The default Steam install folders for Terraria are:
MacOS: ~/Library/Application Support/Steam/steamapps/common/Terraria
GOG default path for Terraria on Windows is:
Terraria’s default Worlds folders are:
Windows: DocumentsMy GamesTerrariaWorlds
MacOS: ~/Library/Application Support/Terraria/Worlds
–Downloads, Docs & Wiki links below–
Download official dedicated server at:
Download TShock at:
Guide for TShock on Linux:
Documentation for TShock (permissions etc.):
Official server info:
General official guide for setting up a server: