MAP08: Gateway (Vile Flesh)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP08. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP08.

MAP08: Gateway is the eighth map of Vile Flesh. It was designed by Gwyn Williams, who also composed the level's untitled music track, which is also used in MAP23: Return Ticket.

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Map of Gateway
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.


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There are no official secrets on this map.


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As this level does not contain official secrets, the NM 100S category is redundant.

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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 0:35.94 Boris Klimeš (dew) 2011-05-12 Cross-listed from Pacifist
NM speed
UV max 2:11.66 Boris Klimeš (dew) 2011-05-12
UV -fast 2:52.97 Tomas Kollar (DeDo) 2006-07-12
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 0:35.94 Boris Klimeš (dew) 2011-05-12
NoMo 1:21.03 Gwyn Williams 2003-05-10

The data was last verified in its entirety on July 10, 2023.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains seven spawn points:

  1. facing west. (thing 50)
  2. facing west. (thing 80)
  3. facing north. (thing 118)
  4. facing east. (thing 149)
  5. facing north. (thing 196)
  6. facing south. (thing 197)
  7. facing east. (thing 236)


Map data[edit]

Things 237
Vertices 2852*
Linedefs 2548
Sidedefs 3938
Sectors 455
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2283.


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

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