Someone suggested on the Subreddit for that long distance wire placing you should have a wire-kite string. I'm bad at explaining so here's the thread
Right now teleporters aren't really worth it because it just takes so much time and pain.
i only found out about bosses and biomes other than grasslands at about 10 hours in
i just kind of sat in my house hole for those 10 hours
then when i finally decided to beat the eoc i put the corruption seeds right at my spawn