MAP09: Exploded City (Heroes' Tales)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP09. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP09.
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MAP09: Exploded City is the ninth map of Heroes' Tales. It was designed by Arthur O. (Archi) and uses the music track "".


Map of Exploded City
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 courtyard past the blue door, use the skull switch, then backtrack to the hallway. An opening in the hallway contains a green armor, a medikit, and a backpack. (sector 86)
  2. The courtyard past the courtyard in the previous secret has a lot of poles in the middle. Ride the lift up to the poles and run across them through the window for some boxes of rockets. (sector 108)
  3. Grab the radiation suit in front of the lava and go across it to the east wall. Open it for a rocket launcher. (sector 146)


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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 2:43.11 Bdubzzz 2022-07-16
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on August 1, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains seven spawn points:

  1. facing south-east. (thing 16)
  2. facing north-west. (thing 17)
  3. facing east. (thing 18)
  4. facing north-east. (thing 19)
  5. facing north-west. (thing 20)
  6. facing west. (thing 21)
  7. facing west. (thing 104)


Map data[edit]

Things 183
Vertices 1292*
Linedefs 1189
Sidedefs 1908
Sectors 203
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1033.


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

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