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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
Keep your crew entertained all day for minimum prices. Paintball is an outrageously good option for a stag or hen party.   Arranging a stag or hen event doesn’t have to be (that) hard. Pick up the phone, give us a call, pick a date, job done. We have 75+ paintball venues in the UK, if you’re planning on hitting the town in the evening, chances... read more
We’ve put together the definitive paintball buyer’s guide for everyone looking for cheap paintball supplies, how to buy paintball gear and more... One of the most important steps to improving as a paintball player is buying your own paintball gun and your own paintball gear. Paintball guns are like snowflakes… each one is unique, special, with... read more
You’ve got big dreams and big (paint)balls. You want to make it as pro? Then listen up... There are certain skills that every professional paintball player is expected to master. We’ve run through a list over on Tippmann’s website. If you haven’t read that article yet, you should do so. Everything else you need to be a paintball pro is in this... read more
We list seven things that could be vastly improved with the addition of paintball markers It seems like every week there’s a new wacky twist on paintball being invented by someone somewhere, including go-karting paintball, hunger games paintball, zombie paintball, archery tag and paintball blowguns.   We think that these new trends don’t go... 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
  About to go paintballing for the very first time? Listen up, rookie, things are about to get real... Whether you are going paintballing for a birthday party, an office outing, or just because, playing paintball for the first time is an adrenaline rush like no other. But let’s be honest, it’s not so easy to go paintball-Rambo if you don’t know... 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
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