E2M8: Ground Zero (Return to Hadron)

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This level occupies the map slot E2M8. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E2M8.
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E2M8: Ground Zero is the eighth and final map of episode The Collider's New Clothes in Return to Hadron. It was designed by Matt Powell (cannonball) and uses the music track "Stigmatism," originally composed by John Weekley (PRIMEVAL) for Reverie.

Walkthrough[edit]

Map of Ground Zero
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]

Other points of interest[edit]

Secrets[edit]

  1. In the main arena, head south to the cave, but double-back and hug the left wall until you reach the railing. Drop into the lava and enter the southwest cave to find boxes of ammo, boxes of rockets, armor bonuses, energy cell packs, and a soul sphere. (sector 242)

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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 April 3, 2022.

Statistics[edit]

Map data[edit]

Things 568
Vertices 2982*
Linedefs 2832
Sidedefs 4658
Sectors 306
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2445.

Things[edit]

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

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