I've beaten the game many times since 1.2, and I've developed a certain progression plan that I'd usually follow.
In Pre-Hardmode, I follow a generic routine for progression that most players probably follow. Sometimes I raid the Jungle Temple Pre-Hardmode, but I rarely do so. Additionally, I...
For a long while now, I usually get the Truffle Worm early in Hardmode and fight Duke before any Mechanical Boss.
I'd prepare by getting/preparing:
the Shield of Cthulhu and Pixie Wings
any Hardmode armor set (preferably Orichalcum or Spider Armor)
some good weapon with decent range
honor as holy
a saint or holy person
Apparently the hallow, the biome in Terraria, is based on an actual word. Moreover, it's an old word, and apparently its adjective form "hallowed" and infinitive form "to hallow" are archaic terms that really only find usage in the...
These wings do not flap at all, so why do they make wing sounds? They should just make no sound at all like the Beetle Wings or Lazure's Barrier Platform.
Please make this change soon, it's a simple change.