E1SM1: Sanctum of the Old Ones (The Edge of Time)

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The Edge of Time maps
E1 - Jungle Fever
E2 - Not Egypt Again!

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 SM1 SM2

E3 - Armies of Darkness

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 SM1 SM2

This level occupies the map slot E1SM1. For other maps with a non-standard slot, see Category:Non-standard map slots.
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E1SM1: Sanctum of the Old Ones is the ninth and first secret map in episode Jungle Fever of The Edge of Time. It was designed by FireSeraphim and uses the music track "Another Sickening Day (The Wizard's Manse)" by Aubrey Hodges, from the Nintendo 64 port of Quake.


Map of Sanctum of the Old Ones
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 starting area, jump into the slime and go to the southwest to get a golden medikit. (sector 43)
  2. In the missile launcher room, pick up the weapon and enter the northwest corner with chests. You will find two Doom spheres if you enter the north alcove. (sector 165)
  3. In the starting area, jump into the slime and go to the northeast end. Surface to pick up a invisosphere. (sector 186)
  4. In the starting area, jump into the slime and head north, going through a wall at the corner to get two invulnerabilities and a special ops. armor. (sector 429)
  5. In the library at the north end, look up at the east wall in the northeast corner and shoot the switch. Head to the south wall to find an alcove with Frost Ovums, Morph Ovums, and a heavy combat armor. (sector 654)
  6. In the northwest area of bridges, raise the one on the east side, then dive into the sludge below it to get a megacharge. (thing 570)


Demo files[edit]

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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 March 21, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 1123
Vertices 4014
Linedefs 4875
Sidedefs 7937
Sectors 1048


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

Technical information[edit]

Inspiration and development[edit]

This level was inspired by the E2M5 - The Wizard's Manse from Quake, with the colored lighting and visuals especially taking cues from the Nintendo 64 version of the aforementioned map.


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