E3M5: Helium Refinery (Solar Struggle)

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Solar Struggle maps
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Ceres Carnage

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Moon Madness
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This level occupies the map slot E3M5. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E3M5.
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E3M5: Helium Refinery is the fifth map in the Moon Madness episode of Solar Struggle. It was designed by Captain Toenail and uses the music track "Dark Halls," originally composed by Robert Prince for Doom and remixed by Jay Reichard (silentzorah).


Map of Helium Refinery
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. Enter the outside area at the north end, then keep going north and then turn east to enter a teleporter. On the other side you will find a soul sphere. (sector 1256)
  2. In the northwest building, head to the southwest end and find a wooden crate with skulls on it. Use the side without a skull to lower the crate and reveal a light amplification visor. (sector 1516)


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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 December 11, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains eight spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 620)
  2. facing north-east. (thing 621)
  3. facing east. (thing 622)
  4. facing south. (thing 623)
  5. facing south. (thing 624)
  6. facing south. (thing 625)
  7. facing east. (thing 626)
  8. facing south-east. (thing 627)


Map data[edit]

Things 640
Vertices 6876*
Linedefs 6841
Sidedefs 12075
Sectors 1533
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 5594.


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

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