Trapped in the Castle Dungeon


Trapped in the Castle Dungeon
The starting areaThe starting area
Author Kevin Haley
Port Vanilla Heretic
IWAD Heretic
Year 1995
Link Doomworld/idgames
This level occupies the map slot E2M1. For other maps which occupy this slot, see Category:E2M1.
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Trapped in the Castle Dungeon is a single-level PWAD for Heretic, designed by Kevin Haley and released in May 1995.


Map of Trapped in the Castle Dungeon
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. Open the blue door and go through until you go to the first door. Open it and open the southeast wall to get a phoenix rod, a quartz flask, a quiver of ethereal arrows, and a Time Bomb of the Ancients. (sector 157)
  2. In the east corridor of the castle, take the door going west and take the second door going south. Take the southeast door, and at the next door, open the north wall to get a Morph Ovum and a torch. (sector 202)


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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
SM speed
SM max
BP speed
BP max
NM speed
NM 100S

The (absence of) data was last verified in its entirety on May 7, 2022.


Player spawns[edit]

This level contains seven spawn points:

  1. facing east. (thing 490)
  2. facing west. (thing 491)
  3. facing north. (thing 492)
  4. facing south. (thing 493)
  5. facing south. (thing 494)
  6. facing south. (thing 498)
  7. facing south. (thing 499)


Map data[edit]

Things 503
Vertices 763*
Linedefs 852
Sidedefs 1132
Sectors 209
* The vertex count without the effect of node building is 642.


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

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