MAP08: Tricks and Traps (Doom 2 In Name Only)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP08. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP08.
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MAP08: Tricks and Traps is the eighth map of Doom 2 In Name Only. It was designed by James Collins (an_mutt). The par time defined in MAPINFO is 4:00.


Map of Tricks and Traps
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. In the southwest area, go to the northwest corner and press the switch, then run southeast as fast as you can to the open supply compartment. Press on the metal panel in this compartment, the one with the electricity symbol on it, to reveal a switch. Press this switch and head just north of the compartment to find a secret area with a computer area map and a backpack. (sector 25)
  2. A hidden switch in the far northeast corner of the map lowers a wall on the east side of the building, revealing a lift. Use this lift, then run across to the room on the other side. The teleporter here takes you to a balcony with shotgun guys (only on Hurt Me Plenty or higher), a medikit, a megaarmor, a box of shotgun shells, and an energy cell pack. (sector 149)
  3. The east side of the main building has a mancubus on a lift with lots of rockets and two medikits. The switch lowers the lift. Once you lower it, make your way back to the starting area and open the blue door on the north side. Jump into the nukage and there will be an opening to your left. Inside is a backpack and two stimpacks, along with a switch which serves as a shortcut up to the red key. (sector 198)
  4. At the southwest end of the big nukage valley outside the main building, climb the steps up to the switch, but go around the backside of the switch to find another switch. The backside switch opens a compartment in the room to the north, where a teleporter leads to the northern portion of the map. Get past the imps and mancubus here all the way to the invulnerability to reach this secret. (sector 369)


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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 10:20.00 NumberJuan77 2019-12-22
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on April 3, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 898
Vertices 2555*
Linedefs 2688
Sidedefs 3995
Sectors 401
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2169.


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

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