How to Create a New World File on a Terraria Server
By Dalton Whalen
After playing on a Terraria server for a prolonged amount of time, you may find your world become tiresome. When this occurs, you may find yourself wishing to start over from the beginning to simply have a fresh world or begin with a harder challenge. Luckily, Terraria allows you to adjust server settings in order to change how a new world behaves. Generating a new Terraria world can be confusing for unfamiliar players, so we have created this Apex Hosting guide to ease you through the process.
Adjusting World Options
- Navigate to the Apex Server Panel and stop the server.
- Proceed to the
Customizationstab on the left-hand side.
- Open the dropdown in the
- Use the text bar to input a seed or select one of the options.
- In the
Difficultysection, select the desired difficulty option.
- Finally, in the
World Sizesection, select the desired world size.
Once configurations are set, they will automatically save and be ready for use!
Generating the New World
- Return to the main panel page from the customizations tab.
- Scroll down and locate the
- Press the
Change Worldbutton, then input a unique world name.
Change Worldonce again, then restart the server.
The server will now generate a new Terraria world using your selected seed and options!
The world is not changing:
If the world does not change, it often means that the changes are not taking place somewhere throughout the instructions. Visit the Customizations tab and ensure that all of your settings are changed. Afterwards, return to the main panel page and generate a new world once again, then restart.
I receive a journey mode error when joining:
When this occurs, it often means that either your character or the world is on journey mode difficulty. As journey mode is significantly easier, only journey mode characters can join journey worlds. If you wish to play in this mode, ensure both the character and world difficulty match. If you do not wish to play in this difficulty, make sure neither the world nor character are in journey mode.