E2M9 (Back to Basics)

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This level occupies the map slot E2M9. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E2M9.
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E2M9 is the ninth and secret map of Back to Basics. It was designed by Esa Repo (Espi).


Map of E2M9
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest[edit]


  1. At the second island, head to the south end, take a lift up, then jump to the pillar with the soul sphere. (sector 49)


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Current records[edit]

The records for the map at the Doomed Speed Demos Archive are:

Style Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

Miscellaneous demos[edit]

Style Time Player Date File Notes


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains eight spawn points:

  1. facing south-west. (thing 295)
  2. facing north-east. (thing 296)
  3. facing west. (thing 297)
  4. facing south-east. (thing 298)
  5. facing east. (thing 299)
  6. facing north. (thing 300)
  7. facing south. (thing 301)
  8. facing north. (thing 302)


Map data[edit]

Things 303
Vertices 1368*
Linedefs 1238
Sidedefs 2029
Sectors 160
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 997.


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

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