E1M2: CONTEST.wad (E1 Contest)

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This level occupies the map slot E1M2. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E1M2.
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E1M2: CONTEST.wad is the second map in the first episode of E1 Contest. It was designed by Robert Lasmanowicz and uses the music track "The Imp's Song" by Robert Prince, from Doom.


Map of CONTEST.wad
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. At the curved staircase, jump to the nukage at the west end and open the door for a teleporter. This has four secrets, but the teleporter itself cannot be triggered as a secret. (sector 145)
  2. See Secret #1. (sector 146)
  3. See Secret #1. (sector 147)
  4. See Secret #1. (sector 149)
  5. At the curved staircase, jump to the nukage at the northeast end and step on the teleporter to get this secret. (sector 412)
  6. Open the wall at the southwest end of the southeast maze to get the yellow key. (sector 195)
  7. See Secret #6. (sector 194)


The following Things have no flags set for any of the three difficulty classes, so they do not actually appear in the level:

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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 10:42.54 Chris Ratcliff (Ryback) 2001-09-03 e1co-uv.zip
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on December 13, 2021.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 17)
  2. facing east. (thing 243)
  3. facing west. (thing 244)
  4. facing west. (thing 419)


Map data[edit]

Things 829
Vertices 2096*
Linedefs 2447
Sidedefs 4362
Sectors 738
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1907.


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

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