MAP23: Testing Zone (Boomtown)

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This level occupies the map slot MAP23. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP23.
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MAP23: Testing Zone is the twenty-third map of Boomtown. It was designed by Scott Bardy (Birdman) and uses the music track "".

Walkthrough[edit]

Map of Testing Zone, cropped to only show the playable area
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.

Essentials[edit]

Other points of interest[edit]

Secrets[edit]

  1. Head north from the start until you get to the large silver wall near the northeast end. On the right side, open the middle of this large silver wall (the middle one that has the red alert at the top). Collect the backpack, then leave and head south to the smaller silver wall, where the east end is now open, containing imps. (sector 24)
  2. Head north from the start until you get to the large silver wall near the northeast end. On the right side, open the middle of this large silver wall (the middle one that has the red alert at the top). Collect the backpack which opens up the other walls inside containing chaingunners. The south side is the secret. (sector 27)
  3. This secret is the large stack of crates at the southwest end. However it is not possible to reach this secret. (sector 36)

Bugs[edit]

Demo files[edit]

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Speedrunning[edit]

Routes and tricks[edit]

Current records[edit]

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

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed
NM speed
UV max
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The (absence of) data was last verified in its entirety on February 21, 2022.

Deathmatch[edit]

Map of Testing Zone, with spawn points

Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing north-east. (thing 1)
  2. facing south-east. (thing 138)
  3. facing north. (thing 144)
  4. facing south-west. (thing 151)

Statistics[edit]

Map data[edit]

Things 179
Vertices 1422*
Linedefs 1352
Sidedefs 2070
Sectors 219
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 1145.

Things[edit]

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

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