MAP03: PEBKAC (Doom 404)


Doom 404 maps
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This level occupies the map slot MAP03. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP03.
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MAP03: PEBKAC is the third map of Doom 404. It was designed by Adam Windsor (Capellan) and uses the music track "Clippings" by Gus Knezevich (Alfonzo). The title is the acronym for "Problem Exists Between Keyboard and Chair," an old IT helpdesk joke.


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. Lower the starting lift and open the north wall to get shotgun shells and a shotgun. (sector 33)
  2. Head east from the super shotgun and lower the wall with the electricity symbol. Ride it up to get a medikit and a box of shotgun shells. (sector 49)
  3. Grab the yellow key and enter the closet to the north. Lower the east wall to get shotgun shells. (sector 69)


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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 0:32.60 Ausara 2023-05-28 Cross-listed from Pacifist
NM speed
UV max 1:48.86 Andrea Rovenski (Cyberdemon531) 2023-02-10
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 0:32.60 Ausara 2023-05-28

The data was last verified in its entirety on June 5, 2023.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains five spawn points:

  1. facing west. (thing 162)
  2. facing west. (thing 163)
  3. facing west. (thing 164)
  4. facing east. (thing 165)
  5. facing east. (thing 166)


Map data[edit]

Things 185
Vertices 439*
Linedefs 396
Sidedefs 560
Sectors 71
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 321.


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

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