E2M8 (Back to Basics)

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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 is the eighth and final map of Back to Basics. It was designed by Esa Repo (Espi).

Walkthrough[edit]

Map of E2M8
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.

Essentials[edit]

Other points of interest[edit]

Secrets[edit]

  1. After pressing a switch in Secret #3 as well as one in the zigzag hallway at the east end of the map, you can access the south end. Press the switch here to open up a plasma gun and energy cells. (sector 56)
  2. In the rocket launcher room, press on the northeast wall to find a dropoff point with an invulnerability. (sector 91)
  3. In the side room north of where the chaingun is, press on the southwest wall to find a switch. (sector 136)

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Speedrunning[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 1:19.40 vdgg 2011-10-01 b2b8-119.zip
NM speed
UV max 3:59.69 Vladimir Monakhov (skepticist) 2009-05-21 b2b8-359.zip
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist
NoMo 00:56 Mark Anders 2007-12-28 b2bnmlmps.zip Doesn't exit due to absence of Cyberdemon to end level

The data was last verified in its entirety on December 8, 2021.

Deathmatch[edit]

Player spawns[edit]

This level contains seven spawn points:

  1. facing north-west. (thing 233)
  2. facing north-east. (thing 234)
  3. facing south-west. (thing 235)
  4. facing north. (thing 236)
  5. facing south-west. (thing 237)
  6. facing south-west. (thing 238)
  7. facing north. (thing 239)

Statistics[edit]

Map data[edit]

Things 243
Vertices 1469*
Linedefs 1466
Sidedefs 2305
Sectors 194
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1202.

Things[edit]

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

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