First Timer FAQs - What is paintball?
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Paintball is a sport for various aged players who divide up into teams and usually play capture the flag. The game may be played in the woods or on "concept" field that is usually on a flat surface with various bunkers (obstacles). The game played on the concept type field is usually call speedball. The games is played with a gas powered gun, sometimes called a marker, that shoots a projectile, called a paintball. Paintballs are made of water soluble fill encased by a gelatin based shell. Paintball are non-toxic, biodegradable, and environmentally friendly. During the course of the game, the object is to not be eliminated and to attain the objective of the game (namely capturing the flag), If you are hit with a paintball and it breaks, you are eliminated. For more on paintball visit First Timers for an in depth arictle.