Tips to Be a Better Paintball Player

Tips to Be a Better Paintball Player

I will be the first to admit that I’m not the greatest paintball player. I’m slow and unfit, and even with glasses I’m unlikely to hit a moving target on the first try. Still, I have spent quite some time scouring the internet for tips on how

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Best Paintball Video Games

Best Paintball Video Games

It is no exaggeration to say that people who love video games and those that play paintball are often the same people. Players who have enjoyed shooting noobs in online Call of Duty matches often want to upgrade to actually shooting people in real life. With paintballs,

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The Basics of How to Play Paintball

The Basics of How to Play Paintball

The basic premise of paintball is, of course, to shoot paintballs at other players in order to win. However, there are plenty of different types of games that can be played using the same paintball equipment. In the end, a game is actually the sum of its

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What’s in a Paintball? Round We Go

What's in a Paintball? Round We Go

While paintball markers may get all the attention, without any actual paintballs to shoot at your “friends” they’re all but useless. These soft little balls may not seem all that interesting, but there’s more to paintballs than you may think. In fact, if you pick the wrong

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Paintball Safety – How to Keep it Fun!

Paintball Safety - How to Keep it Fun!

Paintball is a fun and generally safe game, but that wouldn’t be true if it were a free-for-all. Various paintball venues will have their own unique mix of house rules, but there are near-universal safety rules that you’ll find across the world. Before you step foot on

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Shoot to Thrill: 15 Types of Paintball Matches

Shoot to Thrill: 15 Types of Paintball Matches

The basic premise of paintball is, well, shooting people with paintballs. However, since the birth of this hobby, players have come up with many different types of paintball games to spice up those weekend battles. While most players only play a few game types regularly, you should

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The History of Paintball

The History of Paintball

Who exactly came up with the idea of using high-powered gas guns to fling balls of colored liquid at other people? It turns out that the story of paintball is not only interesting, but quite a winding one. The technologies that underpin modern paintball were not, in

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What Does it Take to Be a Pro Paintball Player?

What Does it Take to Be a Pro Paintball Player?

It seems that there is no sport or hobby that doesn’t eventually succumb to the siren song of professional play. Even video games now have their own professional leagues and pasty 20-something stars making six-figure annual incomes. Paintball is no different. Well, you probably aren’t going to

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Paintball Marker Buyer’s Guide

Paintball Marker Buyer's Guide

Going Off Half-Cocked Getting into a new hobby is pretty exciting, but you shouldn’t let your excitement lead you astray when deciding how to spend your money on the equipment you’ll need. As a paintball newbie, you’ll soon grow tired of the rental markers most paintball venues

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The Basics of Paintball Marker Operation

The Basics of Paintball Marker Operation

Making a Mark Paintball markers, or paintball “guns” as they are popularly known, look a lot like firearms. This is, of course, by design, since paintball games are a type of wargame and the idea is to simulate an armed conflict. While paintball markers have some things

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Paintball Marker Maintenance Tips

Paintball Marker Maintenance Tips

Paintball markers are relatively simple machines, but they do go wrong from time to time. Sometimes it’s just bad luck, but often it’s because a marker has not been maintained properly. If you have always rented equipment you may not have been aware of how much maintenance

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