Paintball is a game in which players shoot at each other with paintball guns. The breakable balls are filled with paint and when an opponent is hit by a shot, the paint remains on them as an indication that they have been eliminated. This game is also used by armed forces to supplement their training.
Variants of Paintball
The following some of the popular variations of paintball.
1. Elimination or Slayer
This variation’s objective is simply to eliminate all opponents of the player by tagging them with paint. Whether the game is being played by individuals or teams the opponent that tags all the opponents wins.
2. Capture the Flag
This game is played by two teams. Each team has a flag that the other team strives to capture and take to the location of its own flag. In this game, eliminating opponents is used as a strategy to weaken the opposing team so as to increase the chances of capturing the flag.
3. Center Flag
In this case, there is only one flag which is placed at the center of the field. Opposing teams strive to take the flag and take it back to their starting point or their opponents’ starting point. The game is not won until the flag has been taken to the end point of the game.
4. King of the Hill
This game involves opponents attempting to take a hill or a series of hills in the field. It is sometimes arranged such that there are smaller hills that must be captured before the main hill can be take.
Paint Gun Reviews
Tippmann Cronus Paintball Gun 3Skull Mega Set
This product comes as a complete package of paintball markers. Its caliber is .68 and its performance is high and the gun is also durable. The package comes with a GenX anti fog paintball mask. It also has a loader which feeds 200 rounds through gravity. The package also came with paint ball harnesses and paintball pods to hold 140 balls. The gun has 18 x 16.4 x 9.5 inches. It weighs 10 pounds when it is fully loaded.
Tippmann Gryphon Paintball Marker Gun 3Skull 4 + 1 BC Mega Set
This is another .68 caliber paintball gun from Tippmann for those looking for a good paintball gun that are both fast and well built. It comes with an anti-fog lens. It also comes with a 20 ounce Co2 tank which comes empty. There is also a loading mechanism which has the capacity to load 140 rounds of balls. It weighs 9.4 pounds and its dimensions are 21 x 14.3 x 6.2 inches.
Azodin Kaos Semi-Auto Paintball Marker Gun
The gun a low-rise feed neck on which there is a twist lock. The gun has a rubber grip on the handles which make the gun easy to use. The gun eliminates the need for the player to lubricate it in the course of the game. Its self-lubricating mechanism also ensures that it does not reduce efficiency in the course of battle due to reduced lubrication.
Paintball is commonly used by teams seeking to increase cohesion. The game is also popular with outdoor sport enthusiasts. There are instances where certain jurisdictions prevent the sale of certain types of paint guns. It is necessary for a buyer to know these rules and comply.