The Outer Darkness


The Outer Darkness
Title screen
Author Varun Abhirama Krishna
Port Limit-removing
Year 2007
Link Doomworld/idgames
Cacoward.png This mod received one of the 2007 Cacowards on Doomworld!
This level occupies the map slot E4M1. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E4M1.
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The Outer Darkness is a single-level PWAD for Ultimate Doom and a limit removing source port. It was created by Varun Abhirama Krishna and uses the music track "Plasma" from Duke Nukem 3D, while the title, intermission and victory music were composed by Damian Lee (Lexus Alyus).

The Outer Darkness was awarded one of the 2007 Cacowards.


Map of The Outer Darkness
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 lava pit near the starting area, lower the southwestern lift and get around to the backside of the lift, which is at the western wall. After lowering the lift, press the recessed wall to find a megaarmor. (sector 364)
  2. In the room west of the rocket launcher area, press on the arch-vile face on a marble at the northern wall to lower a stimpack in the southeastern corner of the area. (sector 198)


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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 2:30.43 Aleksey Kamenev (4shockblast) 2016-06-10
NM speed
UV max 7:37.20 Aleksey Kamenev (4shockblast) 2016-06-12
NM 100S
UV -fast
UV -respawn
UV Tyson
UV pacifist
NoMo 0:51.57 Aleksey Kamenev (4shockblast) 2016-06-10

The data was last verified in its entirety on November 30, 2021.


Map data[edit]

Things 660
Vertices 6930*
Linedefs 6611
Sidedefs 10841
Sectors 887
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 5947.


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

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