E3M1: Lest Darkness Falls (The Edge of Time)

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The Edge of Time maps
E1 - Jungle Fever

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 SM1 SM2

E2 - Not Egypt Again!

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 SM1 SM2

E3 - Armies of Darkness
This level occupies the map slot E3M1. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E3M1.
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E3M1: Lest Darkness Falls is the first map in the Armies of Darkness episode of The Edge of Time. It was designed by FireSeraphim and uses the music track "".


Map of Lest Darkness Falls
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. Go behind the starting point to find a golden medikit and three chests. (sector 0)
  2. Head north at the start, then east, quickly running all the way east, then south a bit and into a room to the west with unholy demon chests. (sector 538)
  3. At the T-intersection in the center of the map, head west and lower a wall to the north to find a box of nails and a nailgun. (sector 865)
  4. In the sewer at the west side, there is a recessed wall on the left which hides a storage room. Inside you can find a missile launcher, boxes of nails, boxes of rockets, clusters of rockets, a landmine, and a soulheart. (sector 967)
  5. South of the T-intersection, continue moving west and all the way down the path to find a treasure chest, a super shotgun, and Discs of Repulsion. (sector 1089)
  6. Head north at the start, then east, but immediately go south to a translucent wall to teleport to a chest, blue money bags, and red money bags. (sector 1811)


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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 March 21, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 2698
Vertices 5775
Linedefs 7500
Sidedefs 11980
Sectors 1868


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

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