Carreg Cennan Castle


Carreg Cennan Castle
The starting areaThe starting area
Author Mike Weaver
Port Vanilla Doom
Year 1995
Link Doomworld/idgames
This level occupies the map slot E1M1. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E1M1.
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Carreg Cennan Castle is a single-level PWAD for Doom designed by Mike Weaver and released in August 1995. It is designed around the castle map style with a variety of puzzle elements.


Map of Carreg Cennan Castle
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector, thing, and linedef numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest[edit]


  1. Open the entrance door of the castle and open the wall immediately south of the door to get a soul sphere. (sector 11)
  2. Open the entrance door of the castle and open the wall immediately north of the door to get a backpack. (sector 103)
  3. Open the wall north of the yellow key and open the east wall there to get a medikit. This area counts as two secrets. (sector 141)
  4. See Secret #3. (sector 140)
  5. Open the red door and raise the first floor. At the next pit, open the west wall. In this curvy corridor, open the northwest wall and you will find a soul sphere and a computer area map. (sector 134)
  6. Open the blue door and open the door at the southwest end. In this room with a soul sphere, open the south wall near the head on the stick to find a plasma gun. Open the east wall here to get an energy cell pack and a medikit. This counts as two secrets. (sector 285)
  7. See Secret #6. (sector 286)
  8. At the east end of the area past the blue door, you can see a fountain. Go on its south side to lower the water, then enter the corridor down there. You can find a switch to the south. Use it and head back up the water. To the south is a small alcove with an energy cell pack and a medikit. (sector 295)


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Current records[edit]

The records for the map at the Doom Speed Demo Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max 6:54.66 Michael Novikov 2003-01-08
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on June 20, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 285)
  2. facing south-west. (thing 286)
  3. facing south. (thing 287)
  4. facing south. (thing 288)


Map data[edit]

Things 341
Vertices 1255*
Linedefs 1487
Sidedefs 1993
Sectors 306
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1096.


This level contains the following numbers of things per skill level:

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