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Spin Cycle is the first secret level of Lunar Apocalypse in Duke Nukem 3D. It is accessible from Occupied Territory.

This level is not present in Duke Nukem 64.


This level consists of three parts: four outer sections, an inner ring, and a central compartment.

The outer sections, labeled clockwise as Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta, contain a few items as well as a switch that opens the door visible from the paths to those sections.

  • Alpha, the starting location, contains a shotgun, pipebombs, a medikit, and ammo. In multiplayer, it contains the holoduke. The central platform has a chaingun cannon, and the dock contains Armor.
  • Delta, the next section following the inner ring, contains a shrinker, shotgun, and an atomic health. In multiplayer, it also has a jetpack. An RPG can be found on the central platform.
  • Gamma contains a medikit and ammo. The central platform has a Freezethrower.
  • Beta contains an atomic health. The central platform has a shrinker, and the door behind it contains a medikit.

The compartment at the very center of the map is enclosed by four doors. To open each door, you need to flip the switch found within each of the corresponding outer sections. When each of these doors is opened, another switch can be found inside, guarded by enemies. Each of these additional switches must be flipped before gaining access to the central compartment with the exit button.


There are no secrets on this level.


See Also: Written/Pictorial Walkthrough by 3D Realms


Duke Nukem 3D 100% Walkthrough- Spin Cycle (E2L10) -Secret Level-


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