faqs

Who invented the game of paintball? A brief guide to the history of paintballing 1. Ever wondered why paintball professionals say ‘paintball marker’ rather than ‘paintball gun’? It’s because the original paintball marker was actually used to mark trees or cattle. In the mid sixties, Charles Nelson is asked to design a device that will help... read more
Paintballing for Children: A Parent’s Guide Thinking of taking your kid paintballing? Find out how we’ve made sure that paintballing is a safe activity for under-18s. Paintball ticks all the boxes for being a great children’s activity: it’s outdoors, it’s active and it encourages teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking. Like... read more
Making your own DIY paintball gear isn’t easy or cheap, yet many players do it just for the love. Making your own paintball gun is not a good idea. In fact, we’re going to go ahead and tell you now that you should never do this. If you want to play paintball for cheap, it would be a much better idea to just book onto our website. Still here?... read more
Another red-hot paintballing FAQ that answers 6 more burning paintball questions 1. Are women better at paintball than men? A controversial question, but one that needs to be answered in the name of paintball science. The answer is… well it depends. An easy way to answer this question is to look at the best paintballers in the world and see how... read more
We answer 5 more of Google’s most frequently asked paintball questions What do zombies and giant robots have to do with paintballing? Find out the answer to this important question and more in our paintballing FAQ... 1. What is the best paintball gun? It’s clearly ludicrous to pick just one ‘best’ paintball gun as there are so many contenders... read more
Everything that you wanted to know about paint, but didn’t have the balls to ask We looked at the 7 burning questions that new players ask about paintball and answered them in our comprehensive paintball FAQ. Ready for the knowledge? 1. How do you play paintball? In paintball each team is assigned an objective, such as “capture the flag” or “... read more