E1M9: Gods (Deathless)

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This level occupies the map slot E1M9. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E1M9.
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E1M9: Gods is the ninth and secret map in the Lifeless episode of Deathless. It was designed by James Paddock (Jimmy) and uses the music track "Message for the Archvile" from Doom II. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 2:45.


Map of Gods
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 door behind the starting point, then head around to the south side. Open the walls next to the skull switch to find an energy cell pack and a backpack. (sector 14)
  2. See Secret #1. (sector 36)
  3. Use the skull switch mentioned above to reach shotgun shells, medikits, and a green armor. (sector 51)


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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 1:28.86 lirui1001 2019-09-19 d1l9-128.zip
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist
NoMo 0:13.91 depr4vity 2020-07-01 d1l9o1391.zip

The data was last verified in its entirety on December 21, 2021.


Map data[edit]

Things 100
Vertices 387*
Linedefs 404
Sidedefs 606
Sectors 82
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 329.


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

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Inspiration and development[edit]

The level layout is possibly inspired by the fight between the cyberdemon and spider mastermind in MAP20: Gotcha!.


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