MAP23: Castle of the Ancients (Cleimos 2)


Cleimos 2 maps 21-30

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(21 - 30)
Secret maps: 31 32

This level occupies the map slot MAP23. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP23.

MAP23: Castle of the Ancients is the twenty-third map of Cleimos 2. It was designed by Rand and Steven Phares.

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Map of Castle of the Ancients
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. In the tower with four ammo clips at the east side of the map, open the brick wall at the base of the steps to find a chaingun. (sector 293)
  2. Use the lift near the blue key to ride up, then jump north to the other side. Flip the switch on the right side of the pillar to lower it and pick up a megasphere. (sector 296)


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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 0:12.63 vdgg 2019-07-11 Cross-listed from Pacifist
NM speed
UV max 4:42.11 vdgg 2022-05-01
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist 0:12.63 vdgg 2019-07-11

The data was last verified in its entirety on June 1, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing west. (thing 4)
  2. facing west. (thing 5)
  3. facing west. (thing 6)
  4. facing west. (thing 7)


Map data[edit]

Things 333
Vertices 2178*
Linedefs 2363
Sidedefs 1721
Sectors 348
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1875.


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

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