MAP03: Entropia (The Darkening)


The Darkening maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP03. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP03.

MAP03: Entropia is the third map of The Darkening. It was designed by John Bye and uses the music track "The Imp's Song" by Robert Prince from E1M2: Nuclear Plant.

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Map of Entropia
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 corner in the starting room has arrows pointing downward. Go to this corner to drop to a super shotgun. (sector 216)
  2. Open the cage at the start and press the column with gargoyle switches around it to reveal a hanging pair of legs. Shoot at these legs and go back to the starting point, where you will be able to reach the soul sphere. (sector 219)


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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 1:05.66 Jim Leonard (Xit Vono) 2022-06-01
NM speed
UV max 1:33.37 Andrea Rovenski (Cyberdemon531) 2023-03-08
NM 100S 1:14.29 Jim Leonard (Xit Vono) 2022-06-02
UV -fast 1:38.09 Andrea Rovenski (Cyberdemon531) 2023-03-13
UV -respawn 1:28.37 Andrea Rovenski (Cyberdemon531) 2023-03-13
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on March 17, 2023.


Map data[edit]

Things 134
Vertices 1188*
Linedefs 1272
Sidedefs 2003
Sectors 236
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1013.


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

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