MAP04: Factory Factor (NOVA: The Birth)


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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: Factory Factor is the fourth map of NOVA: The Birth. It was designed by EvilNed and uses the music track "Flatstomper," by nub_hat.


Map of Factory Factor
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. In the main area of the factory, press on the terminal at the east side, which lowers the crate containing a blur artifact. (sector 18)
  2. In the main area of the factory, step on the metal plate at the southeast end, then run north to the open depot on the northeast side. Inside is a green armor and shotgun shells. (sector 73)
  3. In the hall past the blue door, at the north end, open the wall with the electricity symbol on it to discover a room with a stimpack, armor bonuses, shotgun shells, and a chainsaw, all guarded by two imps, a shotgun guy, and a demon. (sector 199)


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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 2:04.83 Infidius 2014-10-04
NM speed 4:13.26 Andrea Rovenski (Cyberdemon531) 2015-11-03
UV max 2:47.89 Andrea Rovenski (Cyberdemon531) 2015-10-31
NM 100S
UV -fast 4:16.89 Andrea Rovenski (Cyberdemon531) 2015-11-01
UV -respawn 2:31.77 Andrea Rovenski (Cyberdemon531) 2015-11-28
UV Tyson 12:17.26 Andrea Rovenski (Cyberdemon531) 2015-11-01
UV pacifist
NoMo 0:52.60 Dylan Gill (TheV1perK1ller) 2020-02-10

The data was last verified in its entirety on January 14, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains eleven spawn points:

  1. facing north-west. (thing 173)
  2. facing west. (thing 174)
  3. facing west. (thing 175)
  4. facing east. (thing 176)
  5. facing east. (thing 177)
  6. facing west. (thing 178)
  7. facing east. (thing 179)
  8. facing east. (thing 180)
  9. facing south-west. (thing 181)
  10. facing north-east. (thing 182)
  11. facing south-west. (thing 183)


Map data[edit]

Things 213
Vertices 1496*
Linedefs 1463
Sidedefs 2326
Sectors 271
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1224.


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

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