MAP12: Empress (Earthless: Prelude)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP12. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP12.
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MAP12: Empress is the twelfth and final map of Earthless: Prelude. It was designed by James Paddock (Jimmy) and uses the music track "Facing the Spider" by Robert Prince. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 1:00.


Map of Empress
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. The invulnerability is accessed by going up and around the edge of the western staircase and pressing the hidden skull switch to lower the wall. (sector 30)
  2. The BFG9000 and other supplies can be accessed by performing an arch-vile jump off the right balcony in the east. (sector 169)


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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
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The (absence of) data was last verified in its entirety on March 2, 2022.


Map data[edit]

Things 320
Vertices 763*
Linedefs 876
Sidedefs 1305
Sectors 176
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 685.


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

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