MAP38: Tricks and Traps (PlayStation Doom)


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Tricks and Traps

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This level occupies the map slot MAP38. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP38.
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MAP38: Tricks and Traps is the thirty-eighth level of the PlayStation and Sega Saturn versions of Doom, and the eighth level of the Doom II episode. It is based on the original MAP08: Tricks and Traps, with modifications made to adapt the map to the consoles' limitations. The author of the original map is Sandy Petersen.


Map of Tricks and Traps
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. (sector 10)
  2. (sector 34)
  3. (sector 37)
  4. (sector 40)
  5. (sector 106)
  6. (sector 108)
  7. (sector 116)


Comparison of versions[edit]

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Areas / screenshots[edit]

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PlayStation screenshots[edit]

Saturn screenshots[edit]


The map uses the following music tracks:

Port Track Composer Notes
Sony PlayStation "Hopeless Despair" Aubrey Hodges See PlayStation Doom music.
Sega Saturn "Sanity's Edge" (remix) Aubrey Hodges See Saturn Doom music.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains six spawn points:

  1. facing north. (thing 2)
  2. facing north-east. (thing 173)
  3. facing south-east. (thing 174)
  4. facing north. (thing 175)
  5. facing south. (thing 176)
  6. facing east. (thing 177)


Map data[edit]

Things 206
Vertices 619*
Linedefs 647
Sidedefs 868
Sectors 127
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 522.


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

Technical information[edit]

Inspiration and development[edit]



Console Doom levels - Doom for Sony PlayStation and Sega Saturn
Ultimate Doom
Secret levels:
Doom II
The Star Base:
The City:
Secret levels: