The Portal

The Portal
A Look At The End of The Portal!
Map information
Reward 18 FFA Points
Difficulty Very Hard
Location FFA
Mapcode portal
Creator DistinctMadness
Food None
Publication August 2, 2013

The Portal is a pure parkour map by DistinctMadness. It rewards 18 FFA Points upon completion, and can be joined directly using “/c join portal”.



"You have woken up in a strange place. Not knowing where you are you decide to explore." The opening lines of the map setup the adventure through the decrepit dungeons through the portal into the futuristic library.


The Gameplay of this map is basic parkour elements, using jumps that were relatively new at the time to create a challenging experience. Neos, head hitters, and ladder grabbing jumps are abound in this map as you go from dungeon to distant future in the main area of the map, being the expansive quartz library. From vines to shelves, this map has some tricky parkour


Due to being a map in a time with limit block options, this maps simple aesthesis work to create the feeling of dread and adventure in the derelict dungeons. Vines and Mossy Stone/Cobblestone blocks are used to show age, and lend to the vast shift when climbing the stairs and entering the portal to see the gorgeous library. Within this expansive book palace lies gaps in the shelves, and a quartz pillar in the center.


This map is featured in three different challenges: Rivers Run Red, 2013 Assortment, and Hexa


  • This is one of the earliest examples of difficult and tight life or death parkour on the server, with it even including the first ne-up!

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