E3M8: The End of Roads (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 E3M8. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E3M8.
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E3M8: The End of Roads is the eighth and final map in the Armies of Darkness episode of The Edge of Time. It was designed by FireSeraphim and uses the music tracks "Highland" and "Beigis' Castle" by Masamichi Amono, originally from Quest 64.


Map of The End of Roads
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. Behind the first building, head to the northeast side to find a golden medikit. (sector 4)
  2. Next to Secret #1, get Frost Ovums and a literal chaos device to the east. (sector 176)
  3. On the outer wall of the first building, head all the way around to get a hi-powered revolver. (thing 441)
  4. On ground floor of the tower, head to the northwest wall and lower it to find a secret elevator. (sector 1207)
  5. On the third floor of the tower, you can jump through a translucent wall to the east for crowns and a Hell scepter. (sector 628)
  6. On the third floor of the tower, a wall on the west side counts as a secret, but it does not have anything behind it and is too small to register. (sector 629)


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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 3450
Vertices 9829
Linedefs 11638
Sidedefs 20200
Sectors 2197


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

Technical information[edit]

Inspiration and development[edit]

This map is strongly inspired by Castle Brannoch, the penultimate area in Quest 64, down to the upward tower climb they have in common.


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