MAP26: Unlikely Ally (Three's a Crowd)


Three's a Crowd maps
The First

01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09

The Second

10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

The Third

28 29 30

Secret maps

31 32

This level occupies the map slot MAP26. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP26.
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MAP26: Unlikely Ally is the twenty-sixth map of Three's a Crowd. It was designed by Scypek2 and uses the music track "Tipsy" by J-Kwon, sequenced to MIDI by Doomkid.


Map of Unlikely Ally
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 brown brick room in the center of the map, take the east door, then fall in the hole at the bottom of the steps. Follow the corridor to find a megaarmor. (sector 401)
  2. At the eastern end with the hedge maze, go through the plants northwest of the maze to find a chainsaw and a backpack. (sector 405)
  3. In Secret #2, go through the northeast corner to find a soul sphere. (sector 406)


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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
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 January 14, 2022.


Map of MAP26's deathmatch arena

This level includes its own, separate deathmatch arena.

Player spawns[edit]

This arena contains eight spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 398)
  2. facing north. (thing 399)
  3. facing south. (thing 400)
  4. facing south. (thing 401)
  5. facing north. (thing 402)
  6. facing south. (thing 403)
  7. facing north. (thing 404)
  8. facing west. (thing 405)


The following things (per skill level) are placed in the arena:

Weapons 1-2 3 4-5
Shotgun 6
Super shotgun 1
Chaingun 1
Rocket launcher 1
Plasma gun 1
BFG9000 1
Miscellaneous 1-2 3 4-5
Deathmatch start 8
Teleport landing 1


Map data[edit]

Things 415
Vertices 3385*
Linedefs 3106
Sidedefs 5047
Sectors 592
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2671.


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

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