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). The par time is 8:00.

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Map of Daylight Under a Dark Sol
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. 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 Doom Speed Demo Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed 0:50.63 Napsalm 2021-08-27 Cross-listed from Pacifist
NM speed
UV max 4:37.51 VisitorQ 2018-05-23
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 0:50.63 Napsalm 2021-08-27
NoMo 0:49.77 Inuk 2022-12-17

The data was last verified in its entirety on December 27, 2022.


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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