history

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
The history of paintball goes back to an argument between two friends: could someone from the city hold their own against a hunter in the woods? — New Hampshire, June 2, 1981. Twelve players are about to play the world’s first game of paintball. Hayes Noel, a Wall Street stockbroker, and Charles Gaines, a writer, are about to settle a... read more