Has COVID-19 Been Good Or Bad For Paintball?

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How Is Paintball 1 Year After COVID?

We reached out to long-time players, field owners, and industry professionals such as Dye Paintball. As other industries have adapted to COVID restrictions, so has paintball.

The surprise is paintball may be doing better as a result of COVID. How is it possible that paintball has benefited from a pandemic? The answer is in the double edge sword of restrictions.

Why You Should Use The Splayed Shooting Position in Woodsball Paintball

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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

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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 …

Top 5 Do’s of Being a Scenario XO

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Top 5 Do’s of Being a Scenario XO

(DL) Top 5 Do’s of Being a Scenario XO

Scenario paintball games are fun, mission-based events in paintball where players and organizers alike can let their creativity fly. Whether you simulate real-world events or draw upon pop culture, each side has two game-defining factors. Your general and his/her XO. Having a good XO for the scenario can make or …

Paintball Answers the Call During COVID-19

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Paintball Community Answers the Call During COVID-19 Blood Shortage

(DL)— Paintball community Answers the Call During COVID-19 Blood Shortage

The COVID-19 pandemic has been contributing to the shortage experienced by blood banks across the nation. Lars Hindsley aka DangerMan organized the Paintball Cares event, partnering with America’s Blood Centers and the American Red Cross to help replace dwindling reserves. Players from all levels of paintball decided to do

Can Paintball Survive the Coronavirus Outbreak?

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The Impact Coronavirus Is Having On Paintball in 2020

DM — Social distancing? Not in paintball! Paintball is a sport that draws large groups of people together. Paintballers from every category are taking a protective stance towards the game. As it concerns the coronavirus, we found paintballers are well informed. Here in mid-March 2020, a unified voice of Let the games go on exists everywhere. That could change. 

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?

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Do Paintballs Stain Your Cloths?

Cotton over synthetics are at the most risk of staining. Paint pigment 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

Why Paintballs Hurt

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Here Is Why Paintballs Hurt When They Hit You

Let’s get one thing straight. Paintballs don’t really hurt. But people ask. They ask what paintball pain feels like. People ask how much they hurt. They don’t feel comfortable, but the words, pain and hurt conjure thoughts of blood, cuts, going to the hospital and such.  Paintball hits don’t reach that level. Not in actual paintball. People wouldn’t play

Do Paintballs Hurt?

Do Paintballs

Yes, paintballs hurt. They sting. Unlike a bee sting, radiating pain lasts momentarily. Pain level is dictated by distance, protection and where you are shot. Here is a comprehensive breakdown of how a paintball hurts. 

Paintball's Don't Have To Hurt

Pain is relative. A paintball that hurts you just a little, may cause the next person a lot of pain. A standard to measure pain will help you avoid paintballs inflict pain. Get