Why You Should Use The Splayed Shooting Position in Woodsball Paintball

DangerMan shooting from a splayed shooting position aka a reclined hero's pose

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DangerMan shooting from a splayed shooting position aka a reclined hero's pose

Preface to Understand the Splayed Shooting Position

Beginner paintballers learn quick, paintball is a game of angles. It’s about exposure. And new paintballers do something established paintballers lose sight of, they see and exploit shooting at the smallest body part that is exposed while in cover.

Trees. The Best Cover In Woodsball

Most of us know that in woodsball, the bunkers we play from are not perfect shapes.

Scenario Generals: Warlords Versus Commanders

General Perez with his officers in a command meeting by Inspire Photography

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General Perez with his officers in a command meeting by Inspire Photography

Scenario Generals: Warlords vs. Commanders

(DL) — If you play many scenarios, you’ve probably run into the two major types of Paintball Generals: the Commanders vs. the Warlords. They both have their strengths and weaknesses, and places in games.  Being the right type can help you win the scenario.  Being the wrong type can just sink your whole team.

Commanders

Commanders here are defined by Generals that spend …

How Much Does It Cost To Play Paintball?

How Much Does It Cost To Play Paintball?

One of the first questions anyone who considers playing paintball for the first time will ask is “How much does paintball cost?” A first time or beginner paintballer should expect to pay an average of $60.00 on the day. It’s closer to $80.00 if you want the peace-of-mind you won’t run out of paint.

How do we arrive at these numbers to establish the cost of a

Do Paintballs Stain?

Do Paintballs Stain Your Cloths?

Cotton over synthetics is at the most risk of staining. Paint left to dry too long will stain. The stain is very faint. Like all fabrics, vinegar and a horse hair brush are you best solution.

What Is A Paintball?

Paintballs are round .68 caliber shells filled with a colored gel referred to as paint. In the early days of the sport a paintball fill had more paint like properties.

Do You Have The 4 Essential Paintball Skills to Be an Advanced Woodsball Player?

Do You Have The 4 Essential Paintball Skills to Be an Advanced Woodsball Player?

(DL) — The game of paintball comes in many formats or game types. There are some skills every form requires of you. Skill assets add up in paintball. We all want to raise our ability to outplay our opponents. These Four stand out as skills essential to being a true threat on the field. As a rec ball and scenario player, …

Planet Eclipse GTEK M170R Paintball Gun Review: The Best Mechanical Among Electros

Planet Eclipse Mech Paintball Gun M170R Product Review

Planet Eclipse Mech Paintball Gun M170R Product Review

Multi Shooter Field Review of Planet Eclipse’s  Newest High-Eng Mech: M170R

(DL) — Since laying eyes on the new Planet Eclipse M170R at Paintball Extravaganza it was number one on my list of guns to review. The M170R was one of the only things at Paintball Extravaganza to impress me. Would it perform as good as it’s first impression? When the chance to have one sent from Planet Eclipse for personal review and …

How To Play Paintball For the First Time

How to play paintball for the first timeHow to play paintball for the first time

This is how you Play Paintball for the First Time

The first time you play paintball, play the edge of the field to cut half the field out from being able to shoot you. Shadow an advanced player. Keep your gun up at all times to cut reaction time. Stay on your feet to cut time to flee. Trees are best as are any tall wide stand-up bunker that keeps you on your feet. Dress …

Paintball Run Through Explained

Learn about the paintball run through in this short detailed break downLearn about the paintball run through in this short detailed break down

How To Perform An Effective Run Through In Paintball

A run through in paintball can take place in any of the three major formats, woodsball, speedball, and scenario. A paintball run-through is a common form of bunkering in speedball. It is move that requires a mental model of nerves of steel …or more realistically an expectation of being shot.

While it may be the most humiliating way to get bunkered, it’s the most …

The Scenario Paintball Guide of 2019

(DL) — If you play any scenario game in 2019, you need our latest woodsball scenario guide. I am a Scenario Player. There. I said it. I have finally acknowledged my problem and I’m going to make sure that after reading this Scenario Paintball Guide, you’ll join in my struggle.

What’s going on here? See the woodline? Thousands of assigned “German” team players are defending it like the shores of Normandy. The players in this

A Quick Guide to Fulda Gap

A Quick Guide to Fulda Gap

(DL) — Ask scenario paintball players about the best games to go to, and you’ll soon be lead to the middle of nowhere, North Carolina, to Command Decisions Wargames Center. Every year at the beginning of November 1500 or so men and women get together to shoot the ever living crap out of each other on a large, impressive field filled with buildings, bunkers, bases, hills, and forests. If …