Cassette – Short
The Cassette – Short is a hand-held electrical recording implement that can record 10 seconds of audio and be played back from a Cassette Recorder, Boom Box, and Portable Boom Box. Facepunch added electricity components in the Electric Anniversary update on the 7th of December, 2018, with a considerable amount of additional items coming with the Voice Props DLC patch in July of 2021.
On their own, all Cassette varieties are fairly useless items. When selecting them in your inventory window, players may write a note on the face of the Cassette to label its contents.
When placed inside a Cassette Recorder, players are initially able to hear a default tone that will play on repeat when equipped on the hotbar and engaged with the
When using the
Right-Mouse Button, a small rewind animation will play, followed by a 3-second countdown. At the end of 3 seconds (press the
ESC key at any time to exit), players may record a voice message up to the length applicable to that Cassette type.
Only players that have purchased the mentioned DLC may craft these devices, but anyone may use or deploy them. Players must have access to a tier 1 workbench to craft them.