MAP09: Scarlet Syzygy (NOVA III)


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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: Scarlet Syzygy is the ninth map of NOVA III. It was designed by Devon Barnett (Xyzzy01) and uses the music track "Cloudscapes," composed by Zachary Stephens (Ribbiks).


Map of Scarlet Syzygy
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. On your way to the red key, notice the lavafall near the plasma gun. After you get the red key and the bars back to the plasma gun open, the lavafall will be a bloodfall. Walk into it to teleport to a rocket launcher. (sector 2)


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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 1:19.34 Maribo 2022-04-29 Cross-listed from Pacifist
NM speed
UV max 1:10.86 Devon Barnett (Xyzzy01) 2020-03-18
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 1:19.34 Maribo 2022-04-29
NoMo 0:59.63 bma 2020-03-30

The data was last verified in its entirety on May 2, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 205
Vertices 2368*
Linedefs 2136
Sidedefs 3611
Sectors 280
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1761.


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

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