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Cassette Tape
Cassette Tape
Also known as
Music Tape
Added in
Item type
Obtained through
Other Effects
Used in Cassette Player
Max. Stack
5 Tapes, 1 of each

Cassette Tapes are used with the Cassette Player to play music, which increases energy and sanity, though it can attract enemies. It was added in update v0.02 of The Forest.


Cassette Tapes are necessary for the Cassette Player to work. Simply add a Cassette Tape and the Cassette Player to the crafting mat to add or change the tape.

Cassette Tapes[]

There are currently 5 cassettes in the world. Some have duplicates in that they can be found in multiple places:

Cassette 1[]

Fatal Request - "Stronghold"
IconTheForestMap.png - On the Yacht with the Cassette player.

Cassette 2[]

The Slaps - "No Conscience"
IconTheForestCaveMap.png - It spawns at the end of Cave 4

Cassette 3[]

Frankie Millionaire - "Do It"
IconTheForestCaveMap.png - Cave 10, near the cowman and the boat.

Cassette 4[]

Wolf on Fire - "The Haunting"
IconTheForestCaveMap.png - It spawns in Cave 2 in a large open room in a corner that can be found by skull lanterns and it is near mining hats.

Cassette 5[]

Rick Gold - "Strength, Ability and Wisdom"
IconTheForestMap.png - On the Beachside Grave.
Also spawns in Cave 1 in the mouth of a decapitated head on the path down to the Latin Paper

Removed/Not Added Cassette Tape Music[]

Cassette 6[]

Name Unknown

Cassette 7[]

Name Unknown

Cassette 8[]

Name Unknown

Update History[]

Version Changes
v0.68 Fixed left hand items from clipping with body while on turtle shell sled
v0.64 Fixed missing cassette tape 5 + walkman combine recipe
v0.56 Fixed timing of start/stop walkman sometimes not synced to animation of pressing button
v0.53 Fixed story items on yacht and cassette pickups respawning even after being collected by player

Left hand items are now correctly hidden and restored when reloading flintlock

v0.50 Cassette player fake drops no longer floats mid air
v0.27 Held walkman playing music will alert nearby enemies now
v0.24 Fixed listening to walkman music not regenerating energy (works once per in game day) + the return of the flashing outline !
v0.21c Fixed bug where equipping some items in left hand in old saved games could break items/cause items to vanish
v0.20b Fixed bug where it wasn’t possible to pull out lighter (or other left hand item) when carrying a log
v0.19 Enemies will react properly to walkman placed as a distraction device

Replaced “pedometer” input action by “Utility” which toggles latest item used from inventory of Pedometer/Walkman/Compass

v0.18 Timed Bombs can now be planted on trees/walls/traps like the walkman
v0.12 Fixed cassette player overlapping pedometer in inventory making it unselectable
v0.11 You can now use the walkman as a distraction device. Stick it to a tree, confuse your enemies! Attach to a trap and lure them to it.
v0.08b Cassette tapes are now pickups and have unique names/info in inventory. Search caves and other areas to find them.

Fixed timing issues with lighter and walkman stash anims (items would disappear before the hand was off screen)

Left hand does not play block animation if using non-stick weapon

v0.07 Weapon balancing, all weapons will be slower when holding an item in left hand (Lighter, walkman etc) faster when held with both hands. New slower axe anim in combat.
v0.03 Cassette player can now be turned off by clicking it a second time if it’s already playing

Fixed left hand held conflicts between lighter, torch walkman etc

v0.02 Cassette Player and Cassette Tapes added to the game

New surprise item added to yacht (Cassette player and tape)