E3M2: Ashen Steppes (Lunar Catastrophe)

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This level occupies the map slot E3M2. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E3M2.
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E3M2: Ashen Steppes is the second map in the Where Bad Guys Go episode of Lunar Catastrophe. It was designed by Samantha McNallen (Miss Bubbles), and the par time defined in MAPINFO is 2:00.


Map of Ashen Steppes
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 starting area, jump to the blood at the west side and head into the cave to the south to get a green armor and a light amplification visor. (sector 8)
  2. In the red hall after the starting point, head east, then north to the ridge that has two satyr switches to the sides. Use the lit one to the left to get a berserk pack. (sector 31)
  3. Enter the lava east of where the yellow key is, then head north and around to get a rocket launcher. (sector 51)
  4. Go east of the door that leads to the blue key chamber into a cave with a chainsaw. (sector 78)
  5. In the rocky area at the east side of the map, go to the north end, then east and around to get a soul sphere. (sector 137)


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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 21, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains eight spawn points:

  1. facing south. (thing 304)
  2. facing north. (thing 305)
  3. facing west. (thing 306)
  4. facing north-east. (thing 307)
  5. facing north. (thing 308)
  6. facing west. (thing 309)
  7. facing south. (thing 310)
  8. facing north. (thing 311)


Map data[edit]

Things 312
Vertices 856*
Linedefs 813
Sidedefs 1188
Sectors 149
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 666.


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

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