E6M3: The Pain Yards (Doom the Way id Did: The Lost Episodes)

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The Final Gate
This level occupies the map slot E6M3. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E6M3.

E6M3: The Pain Yards is the third map of episode The Final Gate in Doom the Way id Did: The Lost Episodes. It was designed by Jon Vail (40oz). The par time defined in MAPINFO is 1:30.


Map of The Pain Yards
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.


Turn around to collect a berserk pack at your feet, then press the skull switch behind you to go down to a courtyard with a cyberdemon (and several demons on Ultra-Violence and Nightmare skill levels). Use the rocket launcher in front of you as well as the boxes of rockets inside the building to kill the cyberdemon, which will automatically end the level.

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There are no official secrets on this map.


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As this level does not contain official secrets, the NM 100S category is redundant.

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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
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The (absence of) data was last verified in its entirety on December 7, 2021.


Map data[edit]

Things 65
Vertices 176*
Linedefs 182
Sidedefs 259
Sectors 22
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 152.


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

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