A Tape Recorder is a device that records audio on an Audio Tape. These tapes can then be played back on the same device. It is a common item and can be easily used by anyone.
No One Lives ForeverEdit
When Cate Archer was interviewing Baron Dumas for "Men of Influence" magazine, she asked if she could use a Tape Recorder so she could focus on the Barron instead of on her notebook. This allowed Tom Goodman to listen to the interview later.
Inge Wagner was using a Tape Recorder to play the Ride of the Valkyries for her Opera practice. This Tape Recorder was near a puddle of Water and when Wagner went to turn it back on, Archer turned on the Electricity, shocking her. After so many shocks, Wagner has been defeated.
No One Lives Forever 2Edit
In 1965, Melvin Blitzny was sent a Spy Training Kit which included a Tape Recorder, a UNITY Field Manual and a telephone monitoring device. Blitzny used the Tape Recorder to start an audio diary of his training to become superspy, Tom Goodman. In 1968, Archer found several tapes of this audio recording in Blitzny's house in Akron, Ohio. These recording helped Archer locate Blitzny's "Inner Sanctum" where information on Project: Omega could be found.
H.A.R.M used voice activated security system in certain areas of the H.A.R.M. Underwater Base located in the Aegean Sea. Sometimes these locks would not take voice commands if they were not in the correct tone and pitch. Ensign Third-Class Cornelius Fitchpins discovered that using a Tape Recorder to record his voice at the correct pitch would allow him access to the living quarters area so he could sleep in the proper location. Later Archer found this Tape Recorder and used it to gain access to the lower levels of the base.
- Tape recorder on Wikipedia