E3M1: Central Command (Chex Quest 3)

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Chex Quest 3 maps
Episode 1: Rescue on Bazoik

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Episode 2: Terror in Chex City

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5

Episode 3: Invasion!
This level occupies the map slot E3M1. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E3M1.

E3M1: Central Command is the first map in the Invasion! episode of Chex Quest 3. It was designed by Charles Jacobi and uses the music track "Central" by Andrew Benon. The par time is 4:00.


Map of Central Command
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.


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Go straight, open door, step inside the circle downstairs, turn to the left, go upstairs and flip the switch, go to the lift on the other side of the circle and get up the lift, flip the switch on top, advance to the middle structure to get the blue key. Backtrack to start to open the blue door, go straight and open the door to the right, and step on the teleporter pad, open the door, go behind it and open the door to the right, go upstairs and open the door, take the yellow key behind it. Backtrack to the blue door and open the yellow door in front of it, open another door behind it, go fully up the far stairs, open the door, and another one behind it, turn right, get up the lift and open the door to the right of the red door, step onto the teleporter pad, open door, go right then straight, open door, turn left then right, open door, go upstairs and open another door, take the red key. Backtrack to open the red door, go across the hallways and open the door, turn left to open another door, approach the spaceship.

Other points of interest[edit]


  1. The room with the space walls in the northwestern part of the map has a sprawling galaxy at the northeastern corner of the area. Go through it to find a chex armor. (sector 130)
  2. Behind the screen in the debate room (southeastern part of the map) is an opening in the curtains. Go through it to find a rapid zorcher and a mini zorch pack. (sector 0)
  3. In the dark red-lit hallways, there is a screen to the east of the door with stairs behind it. Press it to reveal a zorchpak. (sector 210)


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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 3, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains eight spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 150)
  2. facing north. (thing 151)
  3. facing north-east. (thing 152)
  4. facing north-west. (thing 153)
  5. facing north-west. (thing 154)
  6. facing south-west. (thing 155)
  7. facing south-west. (thing 156)
  8. facing north. (thing 157)


Map data[edit]

Things 158
Vertices 1701*
Linedefs 1489
Sidedefs 2384
Sectors 222
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1295.


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

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Inspiration and development[edit]


This map introduces the flemoidus cycloptis ultricus.

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