MAP27: Stairway to Heaven (Kama Sutra)

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

MAP27: Stairway to Heaven is the twenty-seventh map of Kama Sutra. It was designed by Adolf Vojta and (quite naturally) uses a MIDI rendition of Led Zeppelin's classic Stairway to Heaven.

Inspiration and development[edit]

Adolf Vojta's comments from the text file:

It's in fact 8 maps situated in space connected into the one. In each part you get one new weapon so you are beginning with pistol and berserk and ending with BFG. And surely, the gameplay becomes harder and harder... but not so hard I think. In this map I aimed more at design so maybe the gameplay suffers somewhere...
And it reminds eight minigolf holes in space.

Walkthrough[edit]

Map of Stairway to Heaven
Letters in italics refer to marked spots on the map. Sector numbers in boldface are secrets which count toward the end-of-level tally.

Essentials[edit]

Other points of interest[edit]

Secrets[edit]

  1. (sector 1011)

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Areas / screenshots[edit]

Speedrunning[edit]

Routes and tricks[edit]

Current records[edit]

The records for this map at the Doomed Speed Demos Archive are:

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV speed 01:31 Adolf Vojta (Gusta) 2008-04-05 ks27-131.zip
NM speed
UV max 09:44 j4rio 2011-07-07 ks27-944.zip
NM100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

Last updated on June 15, 2013.

Miscellaneous Demos[edit]

Run Time Player Date File Notes
UV max attempt 09:47 Memfis 2011-07-07 ks27-947.zip 1

1. ^ Misses one monster.

Last updated on June 15, 2013.

Deathmatch[edit]

Player spawns[edit]

This level contains four spawn points:

  1. facing north-west. (thing 843)
  2. facing south-east. (thing 844)
  3. facing south-west. (thing 845)
  4. facing north-east. (thing 846)

Statistics[edit]

Map data[edit]

Things 983
Vertices 5798*
Linedefs 5042
Sidedefs 8692
Sectors 1072
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 3941.

Things[edit]

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

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