MAP04: Backdraft (The Mapwich)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP04. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP04.
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MAP04: Backdraft is the fourth map of The Mapwich. It was designed by Brayden Hart (AD_79) and Leekster, the former of whom also composed the level's music track, "Skyline Ablaze".


Map of Backdraft
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. At the south end, head to the middle building and use the gargoyle switch to lower the west wall. Use the lift behind it and ride up to rockets and a backpack. (sector 119)
  2. At the southernmost end, head to the southwest side and lower the west wall where the candle is. You will find a soul sphere. (sector 206)
  3. Climb the steps at the southeast tower, then jump to the wall to the southwest. Head north, use the lift, and take the teleporter, then go behind the wall to the south to get a megasphere. (sector 365)
  4. In the yellow key area, use the green torch to open the northeast wall with an energy cell pack and a medikit. (sector 384)


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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.


Map data[edit]

Things 888
Vertices 2084*
Linedefs 2492
Sidedefs 3503
Sectors 481
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1901.


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

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