MAP05: The Starlit Core In Meltdown (Fractured Worlds)


Fractured Worlds maps

This level occupies the map slot MAP05. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP05.
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MAP05: The Starlit Core In Meltdown is the fifth map of Fractured Worlds. It was designed by Nirvana and uses the music track "Dread" by Xaser.


Map of The Starlit Core In Meltdown
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. Get the super shotgun to the north of the entrance, then head south to a compartment which has Hell knights or revenants depending on your skill level. Push the button on the north side of this compartment and head southwest to another compartment with a box of ammo and a medikit. (sector 5690)
  2. Head south from the area with platforms and head east to a room with a fountain. Flip a switch in the southwest end of this room to raise the fountain to get a berserk pack. (sector 2805)
  3. Open the cyan doors, then in the area you are currently in, head to the east side and north into an alcove with two boxes of rockets. (sector 6822)
  4. In the south area with small platforms, make your way to the soul sphere at the south end to open a closet in the southeast corner to find a revenant. Use the back wall to get an energy cell pack. (sector 6411)
  5. Just before the teleporter to the final arena, look northwest and jump into the alcove to find the purple key. (sector 5768)
  6. Return to the long, central area after you get the purple key and fall into the damaging liquid. Head north and open the wall leading to the middle to find a teleporter to find a box of shotgun shells, an armor bonus, and health bonuses. (sector 5629)


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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 37:15.17 mmjp08 2022-08-17
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on August 26, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 2025
Vertices 33033*
Linedefs 38441
Sidedefs 27260
Sectors 6985
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 33033.


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

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