E1M1: The Ruins (NJ Doom)

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This level occupies the map slot E1M1. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E1M1.
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E1M1: The Ruins is the first map in the Come out fighting episode of NJ Doom. It was designed by Nigel Rowand (Enjay).


Map of The Ruins
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. In the south-east of the level is a door leading to a room with a Y-shaped path across some nukage. South of this door is a secret door leading to six health bonuses, a medikit, a box of bullets, and a chaingun. (sector 64)
  2. The long east-west corridor in the north of the level has two dark computer panels on its south wall. The western one is a secret door, leading to a room with 0-4 shotgun guys, a medikit, a chainsaw, and a box of shotgun shells. (sector 90)
  3. The westernmost dark computer panel on the north wall of the same corridor opens on shooting, revealing a room with 1-3 imps. (sector 80)
  4. Shooting the eastern wall of the structure in #3 opens it, revealing 0-2 imps and a soul sphere. (sector 81)


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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
NM 100S
UV -fast 1:37.71 Tezur0 2020-02-08 n1j1f137.zip
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist
NoMo 0:34.23 Trevor Cheng (Daiyu Xiaoxiang) 2012-02-10 n1j1o034daiyu.zip

The data was last verified in its entirety on December 16, 2021.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains six spawn points:

  1. facing west. (thing 28)
  2. facing north-east. (thing 29)
  3. facing south-west. (thing 30)
  4. facing north. (thing 31)
  5. facing west. (thing 32)
  6. facing south. (thing 33)


Map data[edit]

Things 135
Vertices 501*
Linedefs 527
Sidedefs 729
Sectors 97
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 435.


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

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