MAP03: The USS Encounter (Space 2096)


Space 2096 maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP03. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP03.
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MAP03: The USS Encounter is the third map of Space 2096. It was designed by Dave Sherwin.


Map of The USS Encounter
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. Shoot the button behind the blue key, then head west and north to get a megaarmor. (sector 338)
  2. In the first big hall, once you open the northwest room, enter it and go to the easternmost side. Press the switch here, then head to the east side of the first big hall. In this corridor, press on the terminal on the west wall directly below the entrance to open a wall to the south with a green armor. (sector 123)
  3. In the same corridor, press on the terminal on the west wall directly above the entrance to open a wall to the north with a medikit. (sector 125)
  4. At the easternmost end, head to the smaller corridor and in the middle, open the east wall. Flip the switch and return to the bigger room with the red key to get a BFG9000. (sector 330)
  5. In the middle of the map, open the small red door at the west side, then open the wall immediately to the right to find a medikit. (sector 383)
  6. The switch in Secret #5 leads down to health bonuses, armor bonuses, a megaarmor, a radiation suit, a rocket, and an invulnerability. (sector 18)
  7. Head back to the area behind the red door and open the west wall just before the bend to pick up a megasphere. (sector 188)


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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 February 21, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains ten spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 107)
  2. facing west. (thing 157)
  3. facing north. (thing 158)
  4. facing east. (thing 159)
  5. facing west. (thing 214)
  6. facing north. (thing 216)
  7. facing east. (thing 217)
  8. facing east. (thing 241)
  9. facing south. (thing 242)
  10. facing west. (thing 245)


Map data[edit]

Things 558
Vertices 1878*
Linedefs 2083
Sidedefs 2867
Sectors 450
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1640.


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

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