MAP04: Hangman's Paradise (Vanguard)


Vanguard maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP04. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP04.

MAP04: Hangman's Paradise is the fourth map of Vanguard. It was designed by Paul DeBruyne (skillsaw) and uses the music track "Gotham," originally composed by Lee Jackson for Duke Nukem 3D.

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Map of Hangman's Paradise
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 open water area where the platforms are, there is a red teleporter in the southeast. Enter it to get a soul sphere. (sector 708)


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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 0:45.29 Andromeda 2021-06-18
NM speed
UV max 3:49.17 Bdubzzz 2021-08-08
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson 17:13.60 j4rio 2019-08-04
UV pacifist 1:12.97 Bdubzzz 2021-08-29
NoMo 0:31.97 Kyle McAwesome 2022-03-09

The data was last verified in its entirety on April 12, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 336
Vertices 7589*
Linedefs 5981
Sidedefs 10996
Sectors 761
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 5466.


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

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