MAP27: Hard Cover (Going Down)


Going Down maps 21-30

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This level occupies the map slot MAP27. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP27.

MAP27: Hard Cover is the twenty-seventh map of Going Down. It was designed by Cyriak Harris (mouldy), who also composed the music track, "Robo-Zombie Mecha-Brain Boss Battle."

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Map of Hard Cover
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. Press the skull switch on the red brick tower in the southern part of the map. Ride it up and jump eastward to the area with the invulnerability (does not appear on Ultra-Violence or higher). From there, jump north to the platform with energy cell packs for the secret. (sector 482)


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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 0:48.80 Billa 2021-10-15
UV max 2:48.20 Professor Soundman 2022-02-05
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist
NoMo 0:27.11 Billa 2021-10-09

The data was last verified in its entirety on April 3, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 481)
  2. facing west. (thing 482)
  3. facing north. (thing 483)
  4. facing north. (thing 484)


Map data[edit]

Things 521
Vertices 2589*
Linedefs 2663
Sidedefs 4691
Sectors 522
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2023.


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

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