What You Should Know About Paintball

The paintball is a sport considered as extreme, whose objective is, by using markers (air guns that shoot paintballs), eliminate an opposing team.

Depending on the modality, the players reached by the paintballs are eliminated for some time or definitely; also, the duration and objectives may change depending on the type of game. Click here.

Paintball has been criticized for allegedly promoting violence, by playfully recreating war. However, we see it as a fast and exciting strategy game.

At the start of the game of paintball, each player will be given a complete kit with a vest, which we will use to differentiate the teams. One team will wear the vests inside and the other team outside.

EQUIPMENT

Paintball is a team game based on strategy, and each team is made up of 3-18 players, depending on the maximum number of players, on the measures of the field. In our thematic fields, of more than 4500 square meters the maximum number of players is 18 per team, to enjoy the game.

WHAT IS PAINTBALL?

Paintball is an action, skill and strategy game that is used to practice in natural settings, forests, countryside or similar. It can also be played in large premises, industrial warehouses, old factories, etc. Ideal practice in outdoor spaces.

Used a marker (paintball gun), which, once loaded throwing balls to break tainting the impact to the opponent with its contents. The balls are composed of a hardened jelly wrap, and inside they contain liquid anilines with dyes.

As a protection, a facial mask is included that protects the face from direct impacts. Besides, a monkey (camouflage suit) is used.

Any participant of both sexes can practice it.

The games are controlled by monitors that ensure that the rules of the game and its safety rules are respected.

The game is exciting, it combines physical activity, with strategy, skill, intelligence, improvisation instinct and rapport with the rest of the team’s components (and most importantly, it is a lot of fun).

Paintball is the only game of its kind that gives the sensation of being living a real adventure and that allows adults specially to disinhibit, unload adrenaline and remove without complex the child that we all carry inside.

The younger ones are allowed to experience the sensations that action games provide on computers and consoles, without the need to enter a war zone.

IS PAINTBALL DANGEROUS?

No, we just have to respect minimum safety standards such as the use of the mask throughout the game.

DOES PAINTBALL HURT?

Some pain can be expected when it is hit by a paintball, even leaving a small bruise in the impacted area. This can be minimized with strict control of the speed of the Paintball ball with a specialized chronograph and with extra protective equipment (chest, back, neck, knee and elbow pads).

WHAT IS THE AGE TO PLAY PAINTBALL?

We adapt the game to virtually all ages, from 7 years old so that everyone can play.

However, in the case of being under 18, you need to bring an authorization signed by your parents or guardians.

HOW LONG IS THE ACTIVITY?

A day of paintball comes to develop for approximately a maximum of 2 hours, although a time limit is never set. During this time, different games will be developed such as sabotage, mastery, search and destroy, team duel, all against all, barracks, low confirmed, take the flag, double flag, etc.

Duration of the games.

Each game lasts 5 minutes, except for the last one that is with reappearance. The eliminated remain outside the playing area until the end of the game and may enter into play in the next game.

DO I NEED TO MAKE A RESERVATION FOR A GROUP?

Yes, you must check availability at least one day in advance (open 365 days a year by reservation).

WET PAINTBALL

Our facilities are adequate to play on wet. We have water boots in our establishment to play with mud or rain of low intensity. It is a unique and unforgettable experience, something unusual since other paintballs in the area do not have water boots for their customers.

THE BALLS STAIN, ARE THEY TOXIC?

Not all paintball balls that use the fields are biodegradable; however, some use balls with the certificate of the biodegradability community. Both the paint and the shell of the balls are biodegradable and are not toxic. Stains on clothing disappear when diluted in water without requiring any special washing.

CAN YOU EAT OR HAVE LUNCH?

Yes. You can hire lunch, lunch, snack, birthday cake or drinks.

We have the sale of soft drinks and beers. We have a picnic area with tables and chairs available to host the party or event.

We also have music, television and pool in summer.

Here you can see our available menus.

CAN YOU BRING DRINKS OR MEALS FROM ABROAD?

No. Drinks or meals brought from abroad cannot be consumed in our picnic area. We will only admit water from outside during the game of Paintball.

THE WEATHER FORECAST DOES NOT SEEM VERY PROMISING, CAN I CHANGE MY RESERVATION?

Yes, groups can change their reservation, although a field allows the game in mild rain conditions.

The regulations in force in our paintball fields are based on the standards applied by the US IPPL to make Paintball a safe and risk-free game for players.

While you are entering the world of gotcha, you will realize that there are many accessories and equipment that you can acquire, but if you are starting, here we tell you the necessary basic equipment:

Mask

It is the most important part of the team. It is mandatory to carry it in the field, and you cannot remove it under any circumstances. It is also important to choose the mask that best suits you.

There are countless models of paintball masks of different sizes, shapes, colors and prices, so depending on your needs, you can end up spending between 15 and 150 dollars.

Marker

They were used to mark trees to be felled, and they are guns that work with air or some compressed gas (Nitrogen or CO2). Like the masks, there are several types and prices, which range from 60 to more than 6 thousand dollars.

Paintballs

Marble-sized gelatin capsules (0.68 calibers) filled with paint.

Ball or hopper charger

They are used to supply the paintball marker, and there is gravity (between 2 and 5 balls per second) and automatic (up to 50 balls per second).

Barrel cap

As the name implies, it serves to prevent injuries from accidental shooting of the marker when you are not participating in any game.

Clothing

As you prefer, each player can use protections for the torso, knee pads, elbow pads, helmets and other accessories. The essential is comfortable shoes and clothes to move you freely.

Modalities

There are several types of gotcha, the most common being speedball and woodsball.

Speedball

It is based more on speed than strategy, so games are regularly short. These are performed on specially designed tracks and even indoors. It is the modality used in most gotcha tournaments.

Woodsball

It is practiced in forested areas, any number of players can participate, and the size and orography of the chosen terrain, make it both exciting and difficult. This modality should not be practiced near camping areas, roads or any other place where someone outside the game can be hurt. The woodsball allows the use of markers of different designs, including replicas of real weapons of heavy caliber.

Conclusion

The regulations in force in our paintball fields are based on the standards applied by the US IPPL to make Paintball a safe and risk-free game for players. While it is not being played, the marker must be pointed at the ground, the finger outside the trigger and the safety must be on.