MAP17: The Cesspools (Cydonia)


Cydonia maps 12-20

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Secret maps: 31 32

This level occupies the map slot MAP17. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP17.
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MAP17: The Cesspools is the seventeenth map of Cydonia. It was designed by Alex Scott (Scotty) and uses the music track "D_MESSG2," originally composed by zan-zan-zawa-veia for the Plutonia MIDI Pack. The par time defined in MAPINFO is 2:30.


Map of The Cesspools
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. At the blue key, open the northwest wall and enter the teleporter to get a soul sphere. (sector 23)


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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 0:59.34 Kyle McAwesome 2023-09-17 Cross-listed from Pacifist
NM speed
UV max 3:26.40 blob1024 2022-09-23
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 0:59.34 Kyle McAwesome 2023-09-17

The data was last verified in its entirety on October 5, 2023.


Map data[edit]

Things 223
Vertices 996*
Linedefs 1092
Sidedefs 1595
Sectors 182
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 858.


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

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