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Forum: Rare and Old 12-07-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,098
Posted By venture games
No problem, I'm currently working a on...

No problem, I'm currently working a on documentary on the early days of paintball, so I have a lot of info, videos and very rare old non paintball magazine articles about the early days of paintball.
Forum: Rare and Old 12-07-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,098
Posted By venture games
[QUOTE=russc;2111903]I'm going for the Ironmen...

[QUOTE=russc;2111903]I'm going for the Ironmen patch,
QUOTE]

Actually that's not a vintage Ironmen patch. I believe that was made in the mid 90's. I would know, I had the original Ironmen patch...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-25-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,640
Posted By venture games
Sorry about that guys, here you go. Go back...

Sorry about that guys, here you go.

Go back to here:http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/2015453-post20.html to see the short vintage Ironmen clip. It should work now.

Michael
Venture Games...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-22-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,640
Posted By venture games
The Bob Long Ironmen are not even what the...

The Bob Long Ironmen are not even what the original Ironmen were all about or what you saw in that small clip. There is as story in my documentary of what happened, how I was the first to leave and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-22-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,761
Posted By venture games
Thanks phaedin As I mentioned, I've been...

Thanks phaedin

As I mentioned, I've been working on this project on and off for the past 2 years. Check out some of my past posting back in 2009 regarding several vintage non industry magazine...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-22-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,761
Posted By venture games
Well I guess I'm one of those geezers and as past...

Well I guess I'm one of those geezers and as past owner of a paintball field for over 25 years, I can say without a doubt for the past 12 years I can lay most but not all of the blame on the youth...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-22-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,640
Posted By venture games
Well said Jim, my video shows it all...

Well said Jim, my video shows it all http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/2015453-post20.html
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-22-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,640
Posted By venture games
Hey Jim, remember me, we talked several time back...

Hey Jim, remember me, we talked several time back in 2009 regarding how your paintball field closed. I posted a lot of vintage non industry magazine articles.

Can you contact me I want to Know...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-22-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,640
Posted By venture games
80's paintball, old days...check out this video...

80's paintball, old days...check out this video clip from 1986. At this point I was with the Ironmen Paintball team for a year now and this was our very first game at my new field, Venture Games.

...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-21-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,761
Posted By venture games
Thanks, yeah he did finally get a hold of me this...

Thanks, yeah he did finally get a hold of me this morming.

Michael
Venture Games 1986-2009
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-21-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,761
Posted By venture games
[QUOTE=HP_Lovecraft;2013968]That video has been...

[QUOTE=HP_Lovecraft;2013968]That video has been on Web Dog Radio for nearly 10 years. By Rob Tyger Rubin. Is that who you are looking for? At this point, asking to remove the video is probably...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-21-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,761
Posted By venture games
Finally a video worth watching.:rolleyes:[/QUOTE]...

Finally a video worth watching.:rolleyes:[/QUOTE]

That would be me, Michael with now closed Venture Games. Some of you may remember me, I posted back in 2009 several vintage non paintball magazine...
Forum: West Coast 10-16-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,120
Posted By venture games
Hey phil pick up your phone

Hey phil pick up your phone
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-13-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By venture games
Venture Games was Set up!

I posted this on the west coast forum and I thought I would post it here too.

Since coming here I have met new friend and connected with very old friends and customers. This truly is the best...
Forum: West Coast 08-13-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,480
Posted By venture games
Well it's with a very heavy heart I have to...

Well it's with a very heavy heart I have to announce that it looks like Venture Games will not open, it seems we were set up from the beginning. Looks like the property owner never had intended for...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-06-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,197
Posted By venture games
Well. Uv talked about it and I'm going by my own...

Well. Uv talked about it and I'm going by my own experience with the original version of the FS. In order to get impact on range, you had to increase the FPS. That's great for huge scenarios like I...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-06-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Yeah, that's sad and familiar story in the...

Yeah, that's sad and familiar story in the paintball world. I do remember hearing or reading about your field and pictured in my mind a bunch of hillbillies running around. :)
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-06-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Thank you Iron, I have a lot more I will post

Thank you Iron, I have a lot more I will post
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-06-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,197
Posted By venture games
Cool As a long time player and field owner, I don't...

As a long time player and field owner, I don't like anything about this FS round. I'm sure a lot of you know this technology is not new. I've been shot with the original FS type round several years...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-06-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Totally agree RJ. For the first 3 years we had...

Totally agree RJ. For the first 3 years we had "Adult Adventure Games" as our motto on all our literature and business card. "Adult Adventure Games" conjures up a lot of different ideas :D

Joey...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-06-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Hi big Jim, great reply. yeah, a lot a early...

Hi big Jim, great reply. yeah, a lot a early newsprint article tried to equate paintball with either survivalist or extreme groups, including our park. Remember, the perception they saw was in the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-06-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Quote: Originally Posted by tagroland View Post...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tagroland View Post

The article's emphasis was NOT on paintball (unfortunately), but rather
"what motivates 'Silicon Valley Dot Com Workaholic IPO' Types"

Between...
Forum: West Coast 08-06-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,480
Posted By venture games
Ok, the last of the major updates to our website...

Ok, the last of the major updates to our website are up. We just updated our location tab to reflect maps and instructions on how to get to the Phoenix field.

The site will still undergoing...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-04-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By venture games
Ok guys, don't get to dramatic here. I know...

Ok guys, don't get to dramatic here. I know Dewayne and he is not a stupid man, I know he carries a tremendous amount of insurance, AAA rated at that. I'll be surprised if this even gets past...
Forum: West Coast 08-01-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,480
Posted By venture games
Ok, just added our the aerials to our tactical...

Ok, just added our the aerials to our tactical map page Interactive Tactical Map (http://www.venturegamespaintball.com/phoenixtacticalmap.htm)
We still have a couple of additions before we open on...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-29-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Well there was a a lot of coverage in the first...

Well there was a a lot of coverage in the first few years, all the way up to the mid eighties from main stream media. You've got to remember, by 1986 there was only full time magazine devoted 100% to...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-27-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Wow...this is great. Just think about it, what...

Wow...this is great. Just think about it, what are the odds that someone mentioned or writen about in an article written so long ago is still playing paintball, let alone is a member of a forum that...
Forum: West Coast 07-27-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,480
Posted By venture games
Sorry Casper, for the Bay Area, those days and...

Sorry Casper, for the Bay Area, those days and that type of paintball are gone forever. Daiblo was the last of it's kind! :(

But don't worry we are still Venture Games, with a great customer base....
Forum: West Coast 07-24-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,480
Posted By venture games
Ok guys, this was taken today and shows about 98%...

Ok guys, this was taken today and shows about 98% of the field completed. Another 18 large spools was delivered this afternoon after this picture was taken. We should be on track to open on August...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-23-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Yeah, i know, a lot of great lines from this...

Yeah, i know, a lot of great lines from this article. I love the Lawn chair tactics, in the end it failed :ROTFL:
Forum: West Coast 07-23-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,480
Posted By venture games
Ok guys, sorry abut I have some bad news to post....

Ok guys, sorry abut I have some bad news to post. Looks like we have to postpone our re-opening from Aug 1st to at least August 15th. Our netting just arrived, we are still missing back ordered...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-23-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Ok not much to go on but sounds like later part...

Ok not much to go on but sounds like later part of the 90's. I can make a few calls and see.
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-23-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Thanks Roland. With the exception of my...

Thanks Roland.

With the exception of my Sports illustrated magazines, I pretty much stopped collecting and trading my older magazines and news papers. I have a collection of Wall Street Journals...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-23-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Wow, you're a baby in paintball years ;) I...

Wow, you're a baby in paintball years ;)

I don't think people understand the real significance of this particular article to the paintball world. Here is a huge, major world class newspaper...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-23-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Thank you Carter! As time allows I'll post more...

Thank you Carter! As time allows I'll post more non Paintball magazine related paintball articles.
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-23-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By venture games
Tru-Spec has some excellent quality nice Long...

Tru-Spec has some excellent quality nice Long Sleeve T-Shirts that I use. They do have a Multicam version that I saw displayed at the Shot Show. I purchase them in 2X size for a looser fit.

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Forum: The Dead Zone 07-23-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By venture games
Wall Street Journal 1984 paintball articles

This is among one of my all time favorite early articles on paintball. It appeared on the front page of the Wall Street Journal May 22nd 1984 addition. I was TDY at Ft. Sherman Panama when I read...
Forum: West Coast 07-17-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,480
Posted By venture games
Unfortunately, just like our old location, the...

Unfortunately, just like our old location, the property doe not have a physical address. For map quest info I'm going to post my neighbors address.
Forum: West Coast 07-16-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,480
Posted By venture games
Ok folks, our website is up and running. It...

Ok folks, our website is up and running. It still needs a little work but by this time next week it should be done. As always, input both positive and negative is most appreciated as to web content...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-14-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By venture games
Here is another one of Tim's great innovations,...

Here is another one of Tim's great innovations, the Mac Quick. This article was written in May 1989. This was about the last of the great innovations from Tim or the Sheridan pump line.

The...
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