E3M8: The Bonevault (The Joy of Mapping 4)

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The Joy of Mapping 4 maps
Ep.1: Last Resort

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10 FINAL

Ep.2: City of Dissidents

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10 M11 FINAL

Ep.3: The Verdant Reaches
Ep.4: Frontier of Chaos

M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 FINAL

This level occupies the map slot E3M8. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E3M8.
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E3M8: The Bonevault is the eighth map in episode The Verdant Reaches of The Joy of Mapping 4: Summer School. It was designed by Benjogami and uses the music track "Suspense," originally composed by Robert Prince for Doom. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 4:30.


Map of The Bonevault
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. At the yellow key, use the south wall to find backpacks, stimpacks, and boxes of rockets. (sector 37)
  2. At the west cave, go to the middle and head through the northwest wall to get a soul sphere and a box of shotgun shells (not on Ultra-Violence or higher). (sector 58)
  3. At the east side, press the northeast switch and head to the south end, going either to the west or east cave entrances. Head all the way south to get an armor bonus past the arch-viles. (sector 464)


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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 24, 2023.


Map data[edit]

Things 521
Vertices 4501*
Linedefs 3934
Sidedefs 6409
Sectors 484
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 3476.


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

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