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|04-07-2013, 08:11 PM||#32 (permalink)|
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If your group doesn't already have them, get a couple of cheap pop-up canopies you can sit under for shade. Much easier to deal with the heat when you have somewhere to go to get out of the sun. Other than that I've got nothing the other guys haven't brought up already...
|05-08-2013, 06:39 PM||#34 (permalink)|
wookie in a mask
a quick run down of stuff i take to a scenario/big game
hoppers all of them you never know when one is gonna break
tanks all of them if you have more than 1
mask all of them
microfiber i carry about 10 in the bag and 1 or 2 on person
all other gear in multiples (pants, jerseys, pads, head gear you get the idea)
ok that is about it for playing now on to the camping/ eating part
extra clothes (socks and under wear are a huge help)
lot and lots of water.. bottled in cases and some in jugs for cleaning hands and stuff
fire wood most places frown on you using their trees
toiletries (tp, tooth paste, shampoo/conditioner)
air mattress (you will be called a wuss for not sleeping on the ground but you will be comfy)
screen tent or pop up canopy shade for when playing and if you have a screen tent you can avoid bugs and stuff while hanging out
lots and lots of water i know i said it already but you can never have enough
i know i may have missed some stuff but you get the idea
for the long games pickles or pickle juice will help with cramps and muscle problems. i know it tastes bad but works wonders
bananas are great also
above all have fun
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|06-01-2013, 04:15 AM||#35 (permalink)|
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: North Vancouver, BC
Great suggestions! Thanks guys!
As for the air mattresses; I have two fold-out military cots, which (surprisingly enough) are incredibly comfortable. Also, I have bad insomnia. I'm one of those people that when I am actually able to fall asleep, I can sleep absolutely anywhere lol. So no worries with that.
And to all the people that have suggested carrying bananas and/or eating them before and during games; I've taken to eating one a half hour before I work out and it's working wonders! I don't get the horrible jittery 'I'm-going-to-pass-out-and-die' feeling that I get with some of my pre-workout drink mixes, but I still get an energy boost. That was an invaluable tip! Thanks again!
Currently rocking a Tippmann A5 and a Tippman TPX, courtesy of Mad Chef NSR.
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|06-01-2013, 03:35 PM||#36 (permalink)|
last time I played a scenario, it was out of state, and I traveled alone so I made an I.D. card to carry with me on the field in case anything happened had my name, an emergency contact number, so on and so forth.
And get familiar with the rules. Just knowing the ins and outs of the rules can be a game changer.
I played a scenario that had a rule structure which allowed the introduction of props as long as they were approved by an official. So a couple of us came up with "poison". We took a bottle of water, discreetly marked the label with a sharpie, introduced a paintball to a push pin and put two tiny drops in. Shook it up and got it into the general's "safe area". Had a ref witness the whole thing, so one sip and we were 500 points up, and the other team had no direction for half an hour.
|06-06-2013, 01:00 PM||#37 (permalink)|
sounds like most of the basics have been covered already.
The best advice i can give, think it was mentioned already though, is to have fun.
Also, take a camera and post tons of pics, we like action shots and "kill cams"
also, make sure that you know your marker in and out, i cant count how many times i have had some issue that required field stripping my marker in a firefight. (not fun, btw. lol) bring rags to clean your gear when you are off the field. if you can, get extra o-rings for our markers and an extra lense for your mask, just in case....
the other important thing ive learned from long scenario games,wear comfortable shoes.
good luck with the game, let us know how it turns out.
|06-06-2013, 01:22 PM||#38 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2006
Wear comfortable stuff.
5lbs combat boots, a vest packed with gear, and a 4' long (good lord!) gun may look cool, but you're going to be playing all day and after a few hours all that stuff tends to really wear you down.
Specifics: comfortable shoes since you'll be on your feet all day, underwear that won't bunch up as easily (I don't believe it, but I've heard thongs are actually comfortable after you get used to them and they can't bunch up), knee pads, a sports bra and some sort of padding for that area (a padded shirt or bra over the sports bra because I've also been told that getting shot there is a bit of a pain).
Also, bring extra socks - nothing sucks quite like stepping into a mud puddle and having wet and/or grainy feet for the rest of the day.
Besides that, carry plenty of water and an energy bar or two with your gear.
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