E2M5: Desert Ruins (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 E2M5. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E2M5.
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E2M5: Desert Ruins is the fifth map in episode Not Egypt Again! of The Edge of Time. It was designed by FireSeraphim and uses the music track "".

Walkthrough[edit]

Map of Desert Ruins
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.

Essentials[edit]

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Secrets[edit]

  1. Jump into the well near the start to get a light combat armor. (sector 25)
  2. Enter the building south of the graveyard, then look at the west bookshelf. A skull switch is behind the slightly-tilted bookshelf. Use it to open a secret door, which is east of Secret #1. Enter the building to pick up a combat shotgun and a box of shotgun shells. (sector 408)

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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.

Statistics[edit]

Map data[edit]

Things 973
Vertices 2574
Linedefs 3193
Sidedefs 5769
Sectors 681

Things[edit]

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

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