MAP04: Something Dark is Coming (Demons of Problematique 2)


Demons of Problematique 2 maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP04. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP04.
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MAP04: Something Dark is Coming is the fourth map of Demons of Problematique 2. It was designed by Dennis Meuwissen (Exl) and uses the music track "".


Map of Something Dark is Coming
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. After escaping your cell, head south and open the east wall for a chaingun. (sector 560)
  2. In the connecting hallway at the south end of the sewer regions is a tucked-away switch at the south wall. Shoot it and head to the northeast part of the sewers. A gateway is open allowing you to get a super shotgun. (sector 542)
  3. At the super shotgun mentioned above, look up and at the northwest corner and shoot the switch there, then drop down and head east and up through another open gate. Use the switch and take the lift up to get shotgun shells. (sector 555)
  4. In the large room in the center of the map, head to the east side out of the maze and directly east to the window. Lower the south wall to get a megaarmor. (sector 27)
  5. At the northernmost room, just before the bridge, head north to a recessed wall and open it to find a megaarmor. (sector 631)
  6. In the northeast area with the lava, head all the way to the northwest corner and find the hidden switch there, then run all the way to the southeast corner to get a megasphere. (sector 453)
  7. At the southeasternmost end of the map, open the south wall for energy cell packs, boxes of shotgun shells, boxes of rockets, and a soul sphere. (sector 509)


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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 663
Vertices 4587*
Linedefs 5841
Sidedefs 9353
Sectors 663
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 4587.


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

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