MAP01: Beginnings (Squadron 417)


Squadron 417 maps 01-11

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12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Secret maps: 31 32

This level occupies the map slot MAP01. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP01.
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MAP01: Beginnings is the first map of Squadron 417. It was designed by Sam Lopresti and uses the music track "".


Map of Beginnings
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. The small square sector around the exit counts as a secret. To actually register it, you must wait for the exit column to lower all the way, then carefully step on it while exiting and it should register. (sector 28)


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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 0:02.94 Adolf Vojta (Gusta) 2012-11-10 Cross-listed from Pacifist
NM speed
UV max 0:12.97 Ancalagon 2014-06-09
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 0:02.94 Adolf Vojta (Gusta) 2012-11-10

The data was last verified in its entirety on December 16, 2021.


Map data[edit]

Things 30
Vertices 255*
Linedefs 237
Sidedefs 366
Sectors 47
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 206.


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

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