E3M11: SC318 Research Station (The Joy of Mapping 5)

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The Joy of Mapping 5 maps
Ep.1: Tidings of Joy

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9

Ep.2: It's Swamplicated

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9

Ep.3: State of Submergency
Ep.4: As Heavens Fall

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9

This level occupies the map slot E3M11. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E3M11.
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E3M11: SC318 Research Station is the eleventh map in the State of Submergency episode of The Joy of Mapping 5: Winter Weekend. It was designed by Worm318 and uses the music track "Astral Dreadnought," originally composed by James Paddock (Jimmy) for Plutonia 2. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 2:40.


Map of SC318 Research Station
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. In the west room, head southwest and look at the cage with four eyes. Shoot all four eyes and return to the room, then southwest into a compartment with a backpack and a medikit. (sector 991)
  2. In the maze at the west end, head to the west side, still in the water, and open a wall to the west to get a berserk pack. (sector 523)
  3. In the west room, open the south door and open a wall to the south of the door. Climb the steps and open the yellow door, then head east to get stimpacks, energy cells, and a plasma gun. (sector 29)
  4. Open the blue door north of the west room and climb the steps. Jump north to the rocks and look south, shooting the switch there. Dive into the water to the east, go northeast, then south to get a blur artifact. (sector 776)


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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 February 26, 2023.


Map data[edit]

Things 765
Vertices 5321
Linedefs 6463
Sidedefs 10452
Sectors 1251


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

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