E2M3: Canyon of Flames (The Edge of Time)

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The Edge of Time maps
E1 - Jungle Fever

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 SM1 SM2

E2 - Not Egypt Again!
E3 - Armies of Darkness

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 SM1 SM2

This level occupies the map slot E2M3. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E2M3.
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E2M3: Canyon of Flames is the third map in episode Not Egypt Again! of The Edge of Time. It was designed by FireSeraphim and uses the music track "Selkis Path" by Scott Branston, originally from PowerSlave.


Map of Canyon of Flames
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. North of the blue key room, use the wall with the ankh to find a hidden switch. After using that switch, return to the pyramid entrance and use the lion switch to the southwest to rise up. Open the door here to get Frost Ovums and blue money bags. (sector 67)
  2. From Secret #1, head east on the top of the pyramid to the other side where you can get blue money bags and a doom sphere. (sector 95)
  3. In the room with the portal that leads to the yellow key, use the backside of the portal to find a special ops. armor and Fléchettes. (sector 569)
  4. At the yellow key, enter the backside of the portal that led you here to find golden goblets, Frost Ovums, Blade Power, a soulheart, blue money bags, and silver coins. (sector 571)
  5. After you get the red key, return to the room with the portal and open the door. Before entering the room, look up at the southwest column and shoot the target, then run in and enter the south alcove to get an invulnerability and an armor shard. (sector 576)
  6. Open the north wall in Secret #4 to find Moai Head Trophies and a teleporter to unholy demon chests and the secret exit. (sector 654)


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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 (normal exit)
UV speed (secret exit)
NM speed (normal exit)
NM speed (secret exit)
UV max
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist (normal exit)
UV pacifist (secret exit)

The (absence of) data was last verified in its entirety on August 6, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 1883
Vertices 3716
Linedefs 4335
Sidedefs 6946
Sectors 731


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

Technical information[edit]

Inspiration and development[edit]

This level was strongly inspired by level Magma Fields from PowerSlave (Exhumed).


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