ST 4

From PZwiki
UI Tick.png
This page has been revised for the current stable version (41.78.16).
Help by adding any missing content. [edit]
Desktop Computer.png
This article was automatically generated using game code.
It may contain weird formatting.
This notice can be removed after manual editor verification.
Home VHS: ST 4
VHSBox3 Model.png
General
Category
Entertainment
Encumbrance
Moodle Icon HeavyLoad.png
0.1
Effect
BoredomMoodle Icon Bored.png
-25 per line
Technical
Item ID
Base.VHS_Home
Media ID
RM_f3e3f4b9-3e52-43a8-9838-901b241b724e

ST 4 is a unique VHS providing some lore.

Overview

The player can reduce boredom by -5 for each line of dialog when in the vicinity of a television playing the VHS.

The VHS can be used with an appropriate television to play the dialog of a recording of a woman telling other managers how to take care of their employees.

Transcript

Cassette3.png

Person 1:

"I'm Tooks Bear! Let's go on an adventure!"

Person 2:

We sure will Tooks! For $49.99 who'd resist?

Person 3:

♫Dramatic violin music.♫

Person 4:

Hi, I'm Edward Stack. Tonight we head to Brazil...
...to look at an unusual celestial phenomenon.
On the night of February 12, 1992, meteors streaked across the sky...
...above the city of Varginha. Green, blue and red streaks were reported.
...but it's what happened after that confounded authorities.

Person 5:

Lembro-me de um mau cheiro, e senti-me tonto...

Person 4:

Schoolteacher Thiago Menezes says, immediately after seeing a meteor...
...he smelled a horrible smell, and became dizzy.
The next morning, the local papers and television were filled with similar reports.
Nausea and fever were the most common symptoms, followed by inexplicable anxiety.
A biological warfare unit of the Army were dispatched, but found nothing unusual in the air.
The symptoms soon cleared, but questions remained.
Was this event simply mass hysteria...
...or were unknown entities testing a new weapon in Brazilian airspace?

Person 3:

♫Dramatic violin music.♫

Person 1:

I'm Doctor Cox, and I'm here to talk to YOU about bladder control.
Now I've been helping families for forty long years, but I have NEVER...
<fzzt>

Distribution

The loot distributions can be found in the table(s) below.

VHS_Home distribution Show / Hide
Effective chance calculations are based off of default loot settings, and median zombie density. The higher the density of zombies in an area, the higher the effective chance of an item spawning. Chance is also influenced by the lucky and unlucky traits.
Containers
Building/Room Container Effective chance
livingroom shelves 10.78%

This VHS will only spawn once and only in living room shelves, making it incredibly rare.

Trivia

  • This tape seems to be one of a television broadcast about a meteor shower over Varginha, Brazil. That adds some evidence to the Knox Event being caused by meteors.

Code

Code icon.png Code snippet! This section contains source code from Project ZomboidShow / Hide

Source: ProjectZomboid\media\scripts\newitems.txt

Retrieved: Build 41.78.16
item VHS_Home
    {
        DisplayCategory = Entertainment,
        Type				= Normal,
        DisplayName			= VHS-Home,
        Icon				= Cassette3,
        Weight				= 0.1,
        MediaCategory       = Home-VHS,
        WorldStaticModel = VHSBox3,
    }

See also