MAP24: Tough Skin River (BTSX-E1)


Back to Saturn X E1 maps 24-25 & 31-32

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(24 - 25, 31 - 32)

This level occupies the map slot MAP24. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP24.
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MAP24: Tough Skin River is the twenty-fourth and final level of the first episode of Back to Saturn X. It was designed by Tango, and uses the music track "Within Reach" by James Paddock. The par time is 11:00. In the official add-on version, this level's name is Within Reach, taken from its track title.

Tough Skin River was featured in Doomworld's Top 100 Most Memorable Maps, placing 24th.


Map of Tough Skin River
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. In the area with the multitude of blocks where you are locked in and are fighting imps, press the two switches to lower the pillar to the next area. Just after getting past that pillar, use the block to the left as a lift, and use the next one on the left for a box of rockets. (sector 169)


Areas / screenshots[edit]


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
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

Miscellaneous demos[edit]

Style Time Player Date File Notes

This information was last verified in its entirety on January 20, 2018.


Map data[edit]

Things 1124
Vertices 6704*
Linedefs 6924
Sidedefs 10888
Sectors 1269
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 5491.


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

Technical information[edit]

Inspiration and development[edit]

  • In versions of Back to Saturn X up to 0.99i8, this map held the MAP23 slot. In versions starting from 0.99i8, the addition of a new MAP19 moved some maps forward by one slot.


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