MAP05: 40 Days in the Desert (Preacher)


Preacher maps
This level occupies the map slot MAP05. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP05.
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MAP05: 40 Days in the Desert is the fifth map of Preacher. It was designed by Darch, who also composed the level's music track "That Arabic One."


Map of 40 Days in the Desert
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest[edit]


  1. (sector 443)
  2. (sector 604)
  3. (sector 774)


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Current records[edit]

The records for the map at the Doomed Speed Demos Archive are:

Style Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

Miscellaneous demos[edit]

Style Time Player Date File Notes


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains six spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 484)
  2. facing north. (thing 485)
  3. facing south-west. (thing 486)
  4. facing north-west. (thing 487)
  5. facing south. (thing 488)
  6. facing south. (thing 489)


Map data[edit]

Things 663
Vertices 6836*
Linedefs 6299
Sidedefs 11440
Sectors 786
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 5516.


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

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