The starting areaThe starting area
Author Sean Mathews
Port Vanilla Doom
Year 1995
Link Doomworld/idgames
This level occupies the map slot MAP01. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP01.
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Island.WAD is a single-level PWAD for Doom II, created by Sean Mathews and uploaded to the /idgames archive in July 1995. The level replicates a large island with a variety of brick structures, dungeons and various plazas.


Map of Island.WAD
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. Head west of the start and open the dark wall to find a chainsaw, a soul sphere, a box of shotgun shells, and a medikit. (sector 580)
  2. In the area east of the central alley, head up the northeast steps. At the top, open a recessed wall to the east and enter the teleporter to go to the tops of bookshelves where you can get a soul sphere, a box of ammo, a box of rockets, a box of shotgun shells, and a medikit. (sector 461)
  3. In the central alley, open the bars to the south and open the wall to the west to get a blur artifact. (sector 598)


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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 April 5, 2023.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains six spawn points:

  1. facing south. (thing 602)
  2. facing south. (thing 603)
  3. facing north. (thing 604)
  4. facing east. (thing 605)
  5. facing east. (thing 606)
  6. facing south. (thing 607)


Map data[edit]

Things 616
Vertices 2310*
Linedefs 2642
Sidedefs 4000
Sectors 612
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2010.


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

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