MAP12: Problematic Conditions (Plutonia 1024)


Plutonia 1024 maps 12-20

01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
(12 - 20)
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Secret maps: 31 32 33

This level occupies the map slot MAP12. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP12.

MAP12: Problematic Conditions is the twelfth map of Plutonia 1024: The Plutinya Experiment. It was designed by Justin Kelly (Breezeep) and uses the music track "Demons on the Prowl," originally created by John Weekley (PRIMEVAL) for Plutonia: Revisited Community Project. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 2:30.


Map of Problematic Conditions
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.


Avoid making noise for as long as possible when the level starts; there is a cyberdemon behind you, and revenants will teleport to the starting point once you wake up the monsters. Take the super shotgun and armor in front of you then go down the west steps and turn right at the bottom to get outside, where two mancubi and one or two Hell knights are standing guard. Flip the switch between the knights to lower a set of bars to the west and head through them, noting two or three revenants that teleport in behind you, then turn right and head towards a switch requiring the blue keycard. Flip a second switch on your right to lower a lift, which you can ride up to find the yellow keycard.

Drop down to the ground then head to the east side of the map and open the yellow bars here to confront two mancubi and up to five revenants (the nearby metal bars will also lower when you do this). Head west until you reach a brown barricade then flip the switch on your left to lower a second lift, which you can ride up to get the rocket launcher and the blue key. Drop down to the ground and return to the west side of the map, slay any revenants that have teleported in (plus an arch-vile on Ultra-Violence and Nightmare skill levels) then flip the switch you saw earlier to open the barricade and reach the exit teleporter.

Other points of interest[edit]


  1. Head north from the start to the yellow bars, then press the white light fixture to your right to reveal a skull switch. Press this switch then return to the starting point and head west down some more steps, then look left to see a second light fixture with another switch. Press the second switch then go back to where the first switch was to find that another switch has appeared next to it, which teleports you to the area behind the starting point; you will telefrag the cyberdemon in the process and find a medikit. (sector 12)


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The records for the map at the Doom Speed Demo Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max 1:26.51 Bdubzzz 2021-12-28
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 255
Vertices 1794*
Linedefs 1727
Sidedefs 2841
Sectors 247
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1521.


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

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