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Forum: The Dead Zone 12-26-2014, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Steed
Most messes I've heard and witnessed where...

Most messes I've heard and witnessed where private groups that had either indulged at some point in the afternoon or where just natural born "bro-bags". The one I took part in was a mix of both. Most...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
Yep sadly those days are gone, replaced with a...

Yep sadly those days are gone, replaced with a mad house, pure chaos, injury inducing final shooting gallery for some sticks in the middle of the field...

Most memorable game was one of my first,...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-25-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
Yep originally a lot of the inspiration and game...

Yep originally a lot of the inspiration and game management was learned from D&D and the producer was game master. A very common thing was for the producer to have a central role and also a highly...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
Short answer no, scenarios are much longer...

Short answer no, scenarios are much longer usually a day or weekend and have props, missions and elements related to the central theme. Granted today the average scenario is washed down to look like...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
No because for the most part it has survived. The...

No because for the most part it has survived. The most successful fields and promoters changed to the will and need of the players and where there was 5 major full time national promoters there is...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
That is scenario paintball, e-cookie for going...

That is scenario paintball, e-cookie for going gunless, though I like Vipers mandatory 8" barrel rule. Love seeing the guys caring 2 barrels on the field with nothing else.
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
ATS was making mag-fed markers back in the day,...

ATS was making mag-fed markers back in the day, just saying.

To me ROF isn't in the discussion anymore, it's being fixed. Pro is back at a true semi (want to see what they have to enforce it) and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
So then we should allow players into the game...

So then we should allow players into the game that don't like full face masks?

You're right, high ROF isn't what hurt scenario ball, it was lazy and often greedy field owners that allowed a bad...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
That was 30 years ago when maybe 20 guys played...

That was 30 years ago when maybe 20 guys played on a 5 acre field and more often than not would just as likely get lost then find an opponent, even in my early days that idea of paintball was buried....
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
We'll have to agree to disagree on that I've...

We'll have to agree to disagree on that I've witnessed the amount of damage an uncaged pro can do to even a group I'd call very good. It maybe that play has simply evolved but you give the average...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
Honestly I haven't seen the skill of the average...

Honestly I haven't seen the skill of the average player increase that much from a few years back, it's a lot of less skilled players hiding behind faster shooting guns. To some extent player skill...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
Mag-fed and FSR fixes just about all these issues...

Mag-fed and FSR fixes just about all these issues wouldn't it?
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
Not a dm14 but most of those guns are the same...

Not a dm14 but most of those guns are the same flavor with didn't sprinkles.
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
Welcome to my play days :rolleyes: No you're...

Welcome to my play days :rolleyes:

No you're not, you're controlling the field, its a talent but there are variables. And not only that but if you've reached such a level of zen are you not...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
Actually renters are the biggest money makers...

Actually renters are the biggest money makers some how, always have been, the mark up on paint isn't enough to keep a field running. A lot of the fields that closed during the down turn were those...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
Exactly, that's how you create a healthy growth...

Exactly, that's how you create a healthy growth in the community, bring players into the community you want them to join. That's how paintball got to where it was, the environment became too toxic...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
So you level your playing field and your team...

So you level your playing field and your team still looses? What if the opposing team can't field 11 players of no skill so plays 3 men down but with a talented player or 2?

If you're worried...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
But your idea of fun is trying to get the...

But your idea of fun is trying to get the elimination, your attitude of the outcome has more to do with your definition of success but you and the agglet are the same in that 5 minutes of fire fight,...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
See I think that's also an issue, is this game...

See I think that's also an issue, is this game suited for a 12 year old? If age is an issue I've played with plenty of young guns that would kick my *** all day long.

If their age and maturity...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
Agreed but that is the game, elimination=winning...

Agreed but that is the game, elimination=winning and that's the objective of any game, to win, so it's impossible to change. If you're not playing the game to win then you should get the same level...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
To me kid gloves would be letting them win or not...

To me kid gloves would be letting them win or not shooting them out when they're hanging out of a bunker. I guess with kids some control is needed, than again this isn't a child's game.
That's...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
Click bait ;)

Click bait ;)
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
I didn't say seasoned players should only be...

I didn't say seasoned players should only be using pumps. I feel pump, semi-auto and mag-fed are the best direction for paintball.
I also stated that regular players going up against newer players...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,719
Posted By Steed
When did paintball get fixed?

Caution: Read through first, then post.

Did I miss the castration? I know I've only gotten out 2 or 3 times a season in the last couple of years but when did we decide to cut the balls off...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By Steed
Been hearing good things about them, I like 4 and...

Been hearing good things about them, I like 4 and 5 but really any one of those would look good.
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
Scenario paintball has been open to all levels of...

Scenario paintball has been open to all levels of play since it's beginning over 20 years ago and from my stand point always should be open to anyone that wants to come and play. I don't think that...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
Scenario paintball is going to throw a lot at a...

Scenario paintball is going to throw a lot at a player, new or old. There's nothing wrong with going to a scenario just to play a full field or play with a lot of players. I take issues with players...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
Yea I was a photographer for more than one of...

Yea I was a photographer for more than one of those, make a player think to pull the trigger for each shot and their skill level will go up, ramping is a crutch.
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
I don't pick games off their fliers, chances are...

I don't pick games off their fliers, chances are the first time I actually look at a flier is when I pre-register.
The only time a scenario is disappointing is if no one shows up, the reffing is bad...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
No it makes you dangerous. So then every...

No it makes you dangerous.

So then every experienced player is expected to fire at dangerous rates of fire? If your enjoyment is based solely around the ability for your marker to fire at...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
I think special weapons should be allowed and a...

I think special weapons should be allowed and a ROF that would go with them. No my issue is with the guys rocking pro tourny level gear with caps turned off throwing 25bps down range.

For the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
In my experience, all of them. At every game I've...

In my experience, all of them. At every game I've been to there would be a player for all the groups we discussed, scenario is a melting pot, recreation at it's finest that you can make it what ever...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,631
Posted By Steed
I'm hoping cause 50 armed dudes with no one...

I'm hoping cause 50 armed dudes with no one telling them which way is up... That's a scary thought.
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
:ROTFL: just messing with you but there is a...

:ROTFL: just messing with you but there is a level above, a scarier level, a zen like level. Unsuspecting looking player with average gear, fun friendly off the field, joking on the field and yet...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
So you either suck, are kind of good or stark...

So you either suck, are kind of good or stark raving mad?
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
What demographic? Scenario paintball should...

What demographic?

Scenario paintball should be seen as a chance to play a different, more involved and complex type of game. If you're going to a scenario game and expecting just a bigger game...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,631
Posted By Steed
If there aren't generals or anyone leading the...

If there aren't generals or anyone leading the sides than it's a big day of open play. Sorry but that's not a scenario game.

EDIT: Like to point out the video went private... I think you guys may...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
Ok that's because Skirmish is a **** field more...

Ok that's because Skirmish is a **** field more than anything else, always has been super sketchy on safety. Big game or no Skirmish is often a very lax on rules type place. I stop playing there ages...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
Reading through here and the Team Hate thread to...

Reading through here and the Team Hate thread to me it's sounding more like people have issues with scenario paintball more than just the teams or levels of expectations...

Scenario Paintball is...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,041
Posted By Steed
Games that don't follow the customary rules of...

Games that don't follow the customary rules of play shouldn't be marketed as an all are welcome game. If there's a game with a more hard-core feel it would be marketed as such, an operator doesn't...
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