E2A8: A Giant Leap for Shapekind (The Adventures of Square)

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The Adventures of Square maps
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Ep. 2: Galactic Lunacy
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This level occupies the map slot E2A8. For other maps with a non-standard slot, see Category:Non-standard map slots.
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E2A8: A Giant Leap for Shapekind is the eighth map in the Galactic Lunacy episode of The Adventures of Square. It was designed by Richard Frei (Tarnsman) and uses the music track "Cowculus" by James Paddock (Jimmy) and Xaser Acheron.


Map of A Giant Leap for Shapekind
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 first low gravity section, jump as you are heading east, then on the highest ledge, get the devil sphere. (sector 1034)
  2. In the quad cannon area south of the first low gravity section, hop to the panels north of the quad cannon and use the one with static. Head south and take the teleporter to find Hellshells and a Hellshell launcher. (sector 988)
  3. Press the switch at the north end of Secret #2 and you can head to a second low gravity section. Head northwest and out of the low gravity, then east to get a happy sphere and clips of paint. (sector 567)
  4. Head north from the square key area to the low gravity section. Jump west and north as much as you can to get a piece of cake, a Circool-aid, and a locationator. (sector 422)
  5. At the northeast end of the map, press on the blue screen to the north, look west, and quickly shoot the brown button in the distance. Head south and jump to the northwest to get Hellshells, clips of paint, and a happy sphere. (sector 999)
  6. Head south from the previous secret, taking the steps up. Jump to the cheese platform to the east and you can find a fizz-o pop behind the stalagmites. (sector 419)


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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 May 4, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 1086
Vertices 5622
Linedefs 6827
Sidedefs 10548
Sectors 1109


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

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