Title messages

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Title messages are located at the top of Terraria's game window when it is in windowed mode. It is displayed as one of several mock slogans, chosen at random each time the game is started. These messages often reference popular culture or other video games.

The title message will appear in the top-left corner of the game window on Windows 7. It will appear in the top-middle of the game window on Windows 8, Windows 10, Mac OS X, and Ubuntu.

Messages[edit | edit source]

Title Reference
Terraria: Shut up and Dig Gaiden! Reference to "Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden"
Terraria: Sand is Overpowered References Sand's ability to fall and deal damage. This could also be a reference to a Pre-Alpha lets play of Terraria where Blue states "This is, like, the only game where sand is overpowered."
Terraria: A Bunnies Tale Possible reference to the movie "The Knight's Tale"
Terraria: Small Blocks, Not for Children Under the Age of 5 In reference to the warning on toys with small parts
Terraria: There is No Cow Layer Reference to the "Cow Level" in the Diablo franchise, and to another of its kind in the StarCraft franchise, in which the cheat code to access these levels is "There is no cow level"
Terraria: Digger T’ Blocks Reference to the game "Digger T. Rock", an old NES Rareware game that is similar to Terraria
Terraria: The Grass is Greener on This Side Reference to the common saying "The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence"
Terraria Part 3: The Return of the Guide Reference to the third part of the famous novel The Lord of the Rings, "The Return of the King," or possibly the third-created film in the Star Wars saga, "Return of the Jedi"
Terraria: Doctor Bones and the Temple of the Blood Moon Reference to the movie "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"
Terraria: Purple Grass! A possible reference to the song by Jimi Hendrix, "Purple Haze" or because grass in The Corruption is purple
Terraria: Dig Peon, Dig! Reference to a line from the movie "Forrest Gump," which was originally "Run, Forrest! Run!"
Terraria: Noone Dug Behind! Reference to the common military proverb "No man left behind"
Terraria: Slimeassic Park Reference to the movie series Jurassic Park
Terraria: Suspicious Looking Eyeballs The item used to summon the Eye of Cthulhu boss in-game is called a Suspicious Looking Eye.
Terraria: Epic Dirt Possibly a reference to the Merchant's quote, "Check out my dirt blocks: they are extra dirty", however this is likely unrelated.
Terraria: Also try Minecraft! One of Minecraft's title messages is "Also try Terraria!"
Terraria: Terraria: Terraria: A joke on the recursive nature of the title messages
Terraria: Press alt-f4 An attempt to troll the player; this combination of keys in Windows and most UNIX systems closes the current window
Terraria: Dividing by zero Reference to the fact that dividing by zero is impossible
Terraria: Cthulhu is mad... and is missing an eye! Another reference to the Eye of Cthulhu.
Terraria: Rumors of the Guides' death were greatly exaggerated Reference to a Mark Twain quote: "The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated"
Terraria: Judgement Clay Possible reference to "Terminator 2: Judgement Day"
Terraria: Better than life Reference to the Red Dwarf book "Better Than Life"
Terraria: The Water Fall of Content! Possibly referencing that there are now waterfalls in the game since 1.2.
Terraria: Obsessive-Compulsive Discovery Simulator Reference to OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a mental illness
Terraria: What's that purple spiked thing? Reference to the fact many new players are confused by Demon Altars
Terraria: Now with SOUND Reference to an april fool's day trailer of a game "The Molten Core".
Terraria: A good day to dig hard Reference to the movie "A Good Day to Die Hard"
Terraria: Dig Dug Ain't Got Nuthin on Me Reference to Dig Dug, an 80's game that involved digging blocks
Terraria: So then I said "Something about a PC update..." Referencing when Redigit announced the 1.2 update
Terraria: Red Dev Redemption Reference to the Rockstar game "Red Dead Redemption," and regarding Redigit's decision to make the 1.2 update
Terraria: A spelunker says "What"? Reference to the joke "An idiot says "what"?"
Terraria: Now with more things to kill you! Reference to the hostile enemies added in 1.2 update
Terraria: Terrestrial Trouble Possible reference to the popular Garry's mod gamemode Trouble in Terrorist Town. Could be a reference to the Martian Madness event from PC version 1.3, however this is likely unrelated.
Terraria: I Pity the Tools... Reference to the Mr. T's phrase "I Pity the fools"
Terraria: I Pity the Tools This one doesn't have the ellipsis at the end
Terraria 2: Electric Boogaloo Reference to the Electric Boogaloo Meme.
Terraria: Now in 1D Reference to 3D movie remakes
Terraria: Can You Re-Dig-It? Reference to Redigit, the creator of Terraria . Can also be a reference to Beatles song, " Can you dig it? "
Terraria: I wanna be the guide Reference to the game "I Wanna be the Guy"
Terraria: May the blocks be with you Reference to the famous "May the force be with you" quote from the Star Wars saga
Terraria: Rise of the Slimes Reference to the recurring "Rise of the ___" in titles
Terraria: I don't know that-- aaaaa! Probably Reference to the bridgekeeper scene in the movie "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"
Terraria: You sand bro? Reference to the phrase/meme "You mad bro?"
Terraria: Legend of Maxx Reference to a popular fan art webcomic about Terraria named "The Legend of Maxx".
Terraria: NOT THE Bees!!! Reference to Nicolas Cage's line in the movie "The Wicker Man"; likely also referring to the addition of Bee Hives in the Underground Jungle
Terraria: Earthbound Reference to the game Earthbound, and/or possibly Starbound
Terraria: Ore's Well That Ends Well Wordplay on the saying "All's well that ends well"
Terraria: Coming soon to a computer near you Reference to the saying commonly used on commercials "Coming soon to a theater near you"
Terraria: Cult of Cenx Cenx is a developer. The Cult of Cenx is also a TerrariaOnline forum group
Terraria: Adaman-TIGHT! Reference to the in-game ore, Adamantite Ore.
Terraria: Also try Edge of Space! Terraria is also referenced in Edge of Space
Terraria: I just wanna know where the gold at? Referencing the meme "Mobile Leprechaun" and the infamous line "Where the gold at?"
Terraria: 9 + 1 = 11 A reference to a broken puzzle in the Tales of The Terrarian Adventure Map. Can also be a reference to "9 + 10 = 21" internet meme.
Terraria: Infinite Plantera Possibly referencing the game "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare"
Terraria: Now with more ducks! Possibly referencing "Team Fortress 2" or/and talking about Ducks being introduced to Terraria.
Terraria: Also try Dungeon Defenders 2! Added in 1.3.4, where Dungeon Defenders 2 crossover content was introduced.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • At full-screen these messages don't display. However, if you ALT+TAB out, the window name will contain the message.
  • Clicking the language button refreshes the title messages.

History[edit | edit source]

  • 1.3.4: New title message added.
  • 1.3.1: New title message added.
  • 1.2: More random title messages added.
  • 1.0.6: Multiple random messages added (previously only "Shut up and Dig Gaiden!" displayed at each launch).
  • Pre-Release: Introduced.
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