Strange Little Men

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VHS: Strange Little Men
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General
Category
Entertainment
Encumbrance
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0.1
Effect
BoredomMoodle Icon Bored.png
-5 per line
Technical
Item ID
Base.VHS_Home
Media ID
RM_24ca71c7-bde5-4697-85ca-53a24a3602ba

Strange Little Men is a VHS providing some lore.

Overview

Strange Little Men is a VHS regularly found in retail, and VHS stores such as Hit Vids!.

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

The tape includes a...

Transcript

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Person 1:

And these dreams are always the same, Joan?

Person 2:

No, not exactly the same. But they all start with a lightning flash...
And a voice singing. Not English. Then I'm there. The place I left the last dream.

Person 1:

And what sort of landscape do you see?

Person 2:

Sometimes a city. Office blocks. Or a forest. Or a place with six houses. Always six.

Person 1:

I see. And are there other people there?

Person 2:

No. Just me. And there's no wind. No wildlife. Just some buildings, grass, trees...
But then they arrive.

Person 1:

They?

Person 2:

Not men or women just... bald. With green skin. Arms outstretched...
And they hunt for me. All through the area. And if they find me, they surround me...
And then I wake up.

Person 1:

Okay Joan. I understand. These do sound quite frightening...

Person 2:

There's other things. I get hungry there... but if I eat a watermelon, I get drunk.
There's clothes racks filled with nails, boxes filled with shotguns and lollipops...

Person 1:

How do you know you're not dreaming now?

Person 2:

No... no, you're...
<guttural growling> <screams> <gasps>
<bzzt>
<fzzt>

Back cover

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Joan Morton hasn't been feeling well. Tortured by strange dreams, she turns to a psychiatrist for help. But what they discover will shake not just them, but the very foundations of what we consider reality... 1985. Rated PG-13 for horror themes.

Distribution

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

VHS_Retail 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
bedroom crate 1.01%
bedroom crate 23.28%
bedroom crate 41.14%
bedroom crate 76.55%
closet crate 1.01%
closet crate 3.98%
closet crate 23.28%
closet crate 41.14%
closet crate 76.55%
conveniencestore shelves 23.28%
conveniencestore shelves 41.14%
conveniencestore shelves 76.55%
cornerstore shelves 23.28%
cornerstore shelves 41.14%
cornerstore shelves 76.55%
fossoil shelves 23.28%
fossoil shelves 41.14%
fossoil shelves 76.55%
garagestorage crate 1.01%
garagestorage crate 3.98%
garagestorage crate 23.28%
garagestorage crate 41.14%
garagestorage crate 76.55%
gasstore shelves 23.28%
gasstore shelves 41.14%
gasstore shelves 76.55%
generalstore shelves 23.28%
generalstore shelves 41.14%
generalstore shelves 76.55%
livingroom crate 23.28%
livingroom crate 41.14%
livingroom crate 76.55%
livingroom shelves 23.28%
livingroom wardrobe 3.98%
movierental clothingrack 23.28%
movierental clothingrack 41.14%
movierental clothingrack 76.55%
movierental crate 23.28%
movierental crate 41.14%
movierental crate 76.55%
movierental metal_shelves 23.28%
movierental metal_shelves 41.14%
movierental metal_shelves 76.55%
movierental shelves 23.28%
movierental shelves 41.14%
movierental shelves 76.55%
pawnshop crate 23.28%
pawnshop crate 41.14%
pawnshop crate 76.55%
pawnshop shelves 23.28%
pawnshop shelves 41.14%
pawnshop shelves 76.55%
pawnshopoffice crate 23.28%
pawnshopoffice crate 41.14%
pawnshopoffice crate 76.55%
pawnshopstorage crate 23.28%
pawnshopstorage crate 41.14%
pawnshopstorage crate 76.55%
pawnshopstorage metal_shelves 23.28%
pawnshopstorage metal_shelves 41.14%
pawnshopstorage metal_shelves 76.55%
storageunit crate 1.01%
storageunit crate 3.98%
storageunit crate 23.28%
storageunit crate 41.14%
storageunit crate 76.55%
storageunit metal_shelves 1.01%
storageunit metal_shelves 23.28%
storageunit metal_shelves 41.14%
storageunit metal_shelves 76.55%
zippeestore shelves 23.28%
zippeestore shelves 41.14%
zippeestore shelves 76.55%

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