Magnum Opus


Magnum Opus
Title screen
Author John Bye
Port Vanilla Doom
Year 1996
Link Doomworld/idgames
This level occupies the map slot MAP01. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:MAP01.
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Magnum Opus is a single-level PWAD for Doom II that came out in 1996. It was created by John Bye.


Map of Magnum Opus
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. Take the right path at the start all the way to the end, then enter the passage to find the red key and two stimpacks. (sector 280)
  2. In the sewer section leading to the exit room, you will find a red door. Using the red key from Secret #1, open the door for this secret. (sector 648)
  3. To get the soul sphere in Secret #2, press on the demon face behind the table it is on to lower it. (sector 651)


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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 3:21.66 Zahid 2014-05-10
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist

The data was last verified in its entirety on December 6, 2021.


Map data[edit]

Things 178
Vertices 2717*
Linedefs 3263
Sidedefs 5235
Sectors 862
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 2278.


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

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