E1M8: The Techbase Level Nobody Asked For (The Joy of Mapping 6)

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The Joy of Mapping 6 maps
Ep.1: Tech Gone Bad
Ep.2: Anomaly Reborn

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10
M11 M12 M13 M14 M15 M16 FINAL SCRT1

Ep.3: Doom Is Eternal

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10
M11 M12 M13 M14 M15 M16 FINAL SCRT1

Ep.4: All That Remains

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10

This level occupies the map slot E1M8. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E1M8.
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E1M8: The Techbase Level Nobody Asked For is the eighth map in episode The Outer Station of The Joy of Mapping 6: Joy Eternal. It was designed by Orka, who also composed the level's music track, "The Techbass Nobody Asked For". The par time defined in MAPINFO is 10:00.


Map of The Techbase Level Nobody Asked For
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 room with a bridge and four columns, take the north steps. When a compartment north of you opens, backtrack and jump on the northeast lamp, then to the compartment with a switch. Press it and quickly run back up the steps, then south to a lowered block which has shotgun shells and a super shotgun. (sector 108)
  2. Grab the red key and quickly run south to get a soul sphere from the lowered panel. (sector 230)
  3. In the room with the nukage pool, enter the northeast alcove with a radiation suit and use the monitor to reveal a plasma gun and a megaarmor. (sector 301)
  4. In the larger nukage pit, dive down and go through a corridor to the east. Surface to the south to get a backpack and an energy cell pack. (sector 319)


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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
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The (absence of) data was last verified in its entirety on February 27, 2023.


Map data[edit]

Things 490
Vertices 1856
Linedefs 2234
Sidedefs 3268
Sectors 449


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

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