MAP17: Daylight Under a Dark Sol (Ancient Aliens)


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This level occupies the map slot MAP17. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP17.

MAP17: Daylight Under a Dark Sol is the seventeenth map of Ancient Aliens. It was designed by Paul DeBruyne (skillsaw) and uses the music track "Other Side of the Moon," composed by Stuart Rynn (stewboy).

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Map of Daylight Under a Dark Sol
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.


Other points of interest[edit]


  1. If you go to the southernmost part of the map where an arachnotron is perched, you can drop south into the purple lava to collect a radiation suit and a megasphere. (sector 616)


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Current records[edit]

The records for the map at the Doomed Speed Demos Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max 04:40 rdwpa 2017-12-07
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

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Style Time Player Date File Notes

This information was last verified in its entirety on January 16, 2018.



Map data[edit]

Things 579
Vertices 8836*
Linedefs 9838
Sidedefs 17144
Sectors 1107
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 8836.


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

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